Product on Review: SteelSeries Siberia Elite
Street Price: £170 inc VAT
SteelSeries need little introduction since diving head first into the realm of eSports and much of their early success can be attributed to the revolutionary design of the Siberia headset, which was released way back in 2004. After various additions as well as a refresh to the Siberia line up, SteelSeries go all out to bring a premium gaming headset to mark the 10th anniversary. Loaded with specially crafted 50mm drivers, top quality materials and customisable LEDs with 16.8 million colours, there is a lot to take in. Shipping with a USB sound card to work alongside the SteelSeries Engine 3, there is a huge amount of flexibility to be had with the Siberia Elite. Let's take a closer look before we put it to the test.
Overview by SteelSeries
Delivering the newest generation and highest-quality SteelSeries audio drivers, the Siberia Elite headset is equipped with Dolby® technology for realistic 7.1 virtual surround sound. Siberia Elite’s amplified design includes extra-large memory foam ear cushions, SteelSeries’ signature Siberia self-adjusting suspension system connected to a sandblasted steel arc, and illumination with a choice of 16.8 million color options that radiate from each earcup. Dials on the earcups power the Siberia Elite’s audio and microphone-mute controls, while new levels of customization are supported by the newest version of peripheral configuration software, SteelSeries Engine 3. The new software will enable users to select illumination and equalizer settings, activate microphone features and more all through an intuitive and easy-to-navigate layout. Built for gaming and entertainment across multiple devices, the Siberia Elite offers limitless connectivity through its swappable cable system making it instantly compatible for PC, Mac®, tablets and phones.