G.SKILL RIPJAWS SV710 Virtual 7.1 Gaming Headset Review


Looking Around the RIPJAWS SV710 Virtual 7.1

G.SKILL SV710 Virtual 7.1 HeadsetThe RIPJAWS SV710 is a large circumaural headset with a self-adjusting headband. The stereo audio design uses a pair of large, but less heavy 50mm drivers as opposed to the array of smaller drivers for real surround sound in the SR910.

G.SKILL SR910 and SV710Compared to the sister SR910 headset, the SV710 differs externally by color as it is all black.

G.SKILL SV710 Virtual 7.1 HeadsetMuch of the headset is constructed from plastic, but the upper headband is metal.

G.SKILL SV710 Virtual 7.1 HeadsetThe tinted windows on the earcups appear glossy black when the headset is unpowered. When plugged in and powered, the G.SKILL logo shines a steady, but faint red color from underneath. In a dark environment, the red light also illuminates the 50mm driver inside the earcup.

G.SKILL SV710 Virtual 7.1 HeadsetThe earcups and headband use high quality memory foam and are covered with leatherette. After the memory foam conforms and sets, the weight and clamping pressure is evenly distrusted around the earpads.

G.SKILL SV710 Virtual 7.1 HeadsetThe retractable microphone is rolled up into the headset where it is hardly noticeable. When pulled out, the articulating boom can bend in any direction and hold its shape.

G.SKILL SV710 Virtual 7.1 Headset The inline volume control is placed halfway along the length of the 10 foot USB cable. With this, the listener can raise or lower the volume indicated by the blue lighted buttons.G.SKILL SV710 Virtual 7.1 Headset