Razer Tiamat 7.1 Gaming Headset Review
As you'd expect from a headset costing the thick end of £160, the packaging is excellent. A beautiful cardboard sleeve highlights the key features, including the incredible job the designers have done in fitting so many speakers into a relatively compact ear-piece.
Sliding the cover off and opening the box reveals the Tiamat, with the documentation in a separate compartment. The first thing that strikes you is the depth of the padding and the weight. Although it's not the heaviest headset that we've reviewed, it's by no means a featherweight.
The headband is leather on the top-side, with an embossed Razer logo. On the underside it is heavily padded which helps spread the weight evenly and make the Tiamat very comfortable to wear.
Connection is a USB for the in-line remote, although it's far more than a mere volume wheel, and the five standard connections for the audio and microphone.
Considering the price the microphone is extremely cheap and plastic. That isn't to say it isn't going to be high-quality durable plastic, but initial impressions certainly aren't great.