G.SKILL RIPJAWS SV710 Virtual 7.1 Gaming Headset Review

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G.SKILL RIPJAWS SV710 Virtual 7.1 Gaming Headset

G.SKILL SR910 and SV710We’ve mentioned our well met expectations of G.SKILL’s new RIPJAWS gaming peripherals in other reviews so we’re not going to dwell too much on an introduction here. The RIPJAWS SV710 virtual 7.1 headset is the stereo sibling to the real 7.1 surround SR910 which we have also reviewed. With the SV710, we have a more traditional gaming headset and expectedly it’s less expensive than the more novel SR910.G.SKILL SV710 Virtual 7.1 Headset

We had the opportunity of reviewing both of G.SKILL’s new RIPJAWS headsets and they’re different enough that they were split into their own reviews. At a casual glance, they look nearly the same with small differences, but those small differences compound to make for a different user experience. The RIPJAWS SV710 is a stereo headset with integrated virtual surround sound processing capabilities using Dolby and Xear technologies. Other features include a microphone with active environmental noise cancellation, leatherette lined memory foam ear pads, and inline volume controls. The SV710 is backed by a two year warranty and is priced at $59.99 on Amazon.

G.SKILL SV710 Virtual 7.1 Headset

G.SKILL RIPJAWS SV710 Virtual 7.1 Gaming Headset Features:

  • Dolby Pro Logic IIx
  • Dual 50mm drivers
  • Environmental noise cancellation (ENC) mic
  • Breathable leatherette lined ear pads
  • Xear 3D technology
  • In-line desktop remote
  • Full audio control software suite
  • Circumaural earcup design

G.SKILL RIPJAWS SV710 Virtual 7.1 Gaming Headset Specifications:

Headset

  • Driver: Neodymium Magnet
  • Driver Diameter: 50mm
  • Frequenct Response: 30-20,000 Hz
  • Impedance: 32 Ω @ 1kHz
  • SPL @ 1kHz: 111±3 dB
  • Power Consumption: 0.85W

Microphone

  • Type: Unidirectional Noise Cancelling Condenser
  • Impedance: 2.2k Ω
  • Frequency Response: 50-10,000 Hz
  • Sensitivity: 36±3 dB
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 50 dB

General

  • Weight: 350g (incl. cable remote)
  • Cable Length: 3m
  • Connector: USB 2.0 Type A; Gold plated
  • Warranty: 2 Year Limited Warranty

The RIPJAWS SV710 headset is packed into several plastic casts for protection and positioning against the clear side of the box. It also comes with a user guide and warranty information. That’s pretty standard stuff for gaming headsets these days. Let’s take a closer look at the headset itself.G.SKILL SV710 Virtual 7.1 Headset

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