Razer Kraken X USB Ultralight Gaming Headset Review

Razer Kraken X USB

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Experience complete immersion in the game without feeling the weight; Meet the Razer Kraken X USB, a PC gaming headset that lets you play without interruption. Thanks to its comfortable, lightweight design and superior quality audio, you won’t want your gaming marathons to ever end.


Equipped with 7.1 Surround Sound , these USB gaming headphones provide more accurate positional audio, so you always get an exact direction of where the action is taking place so you’re better prepared to make any decision.

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Only Designed to be extremely light (at just 275g), the slim form of these PC gaming headsets is complemented by a suite of features for an ultra light in head feel.

Quality memory foam pads to provide more comfort and noise isolation during your gaming marathons. Soft padding on the headband, relieve head pressure when you use the headphones for a long time. Comfortable fit, the design of the headphones provides a firm and comfortable grip.


Enjoy crystal clear communication with a flexible cardioid microphone that uses a pick-up pattern that records sound from an extremely localized area in front of the mouth, while suppressing ambient noise from the back and sides.


Superior sound clarity and deep, powerful bass simulate a wide soundscape when gaming. From subtle footsteps to powerful explosions, game audio simulates real life in fine detail.


Show off your style by lighting up the competition with menacing green underlight emanating from each pad.

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The microphone mute button and volume slider located under the left ear cup are easily accessible, so you can adjust and change it on the fly.

We have several Razer Kraken models available. Find out more about its features and choose the model that best suits you.



Take a look

  • 7.1 surround sound
  • Ultra-light comfort
  • Foldable cardioid microphone
  • 40mm optimized drivers
  • Green lighting on the ear pads


  • Response frequency: 20 Hz – 20 kHz
  • Impedance: 32 Ω at 1 kHz
  • Sensitivity (at 1 kHz): 106 dB
  • Drivers: 40mm, with neodymium magnets
  • Pad Inner Diameter: 65 x 44mm
  • Connection type: USB Digital
  • Cable length: 2.0 m / 6.56 ft
  • Approximate weight: 275 g / 0.60 lb
  • Oval ear cushions: designed to completely cover the ear, with synthetic leather for extra insulation and comfort


  • Response frequency: 100 Hz – 10 kHz
  • Signal to noise ratio: ≥ 55 dB
  • Sensitivity (at 1 kHz): -42 ± 3 dB
  • Pickup Pattern: Unidirectional ECM Microphone Boom
    Control on the headset
  • Volume increase / decrease
  • Microphone mute switch
    Audio usage
  • Using audio: devices with a USB connector
  • Using Audio and Microphone – Devices with a USB Connector

Frequent Questions About Kraken X USB

What is the difference between Kraken X and Kraken X USB?
In addition to offering a USB connection, the Razer Kraken X USB also have green underlighting emanating from each earbud, for added flair.

How do I connect the Razer Kraken X USB to my PC?
The Razer Kraken X USB Headphones can be used with most devices that have a USB port. For desktop or laptop computers, you just have to directly connect the Razer Kraken X USB.

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Do the Razer Kraken X USB have cooling gel pads?
No, the Razer Kraken X USB comes with memory foam plush leatherette ear cushions.

What colors are the Razer Kraken X USB available in?
The Razer Kraken X USB are classic Black.

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