The Thermaltake RIING Pro RGB 7.1 is a $95 USB gaming headset equipped with a pair of oversized 50-millimeter dynamic speaker drivers, a combination of the ESS ES9018 DAC and SABRE 9601K amplifier, a retractable, omnidirectional microphone, and a RGB lighting system compatible with the TT RGB Plus and Razer Chroma RGB ecosystems, as well as Amazon Alexa voice commands.
The specifications of the Thermaltake RIING Pro RGB 7.1 gaming headset look very promising indeed, as does its dual-headband design, which usually results in intuitive adjustability and great wearing comfort. USB gaming headsets are traditionally a great option for anyone experiencing issues with their integrated sound card, such as interference, unsolvable background noise, and a general lack of power to properly drive headphone speaker drivers. Coming in at $95, the RIING Pro RGB 7.1 isn't exactly cheap, so let's dig in and find out if it manages to justify its price.
- 50-mm dynamic drivers (neodymium magnet)
- 32 ? impedance
- 20–20,000 Hz frequency response (specified by the manufacturer)
- Closed-back, over-ear design
- Retractable omnidirectional microphone
- Customizable RGB lighting system
- 7.1 virtual surround sound
- 3 m rubberized USB cable
- In-line remote control with microphone mute switch and volume, equalizer, and surround sound buttons
- Weight: 357 g