Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless 7.1 Surround Sound Gaming Headset Review

Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless 7.1 Surround Sound Gaming Headset Review

Corsair was founded in 1994. Since then the company has grown making the best quality gaming and streaming devices. Moreover, the Corsair brand is dedicated to making top-notch devices in both hardware & functionality. Corsair Virtuoso is among the gaming devices made by the Corsair brand. This headphone comes with a robust build. Furthermore, it also offers wireless & wired connections. Moreover, it features an in-built hi-res DAC plus an excellent mic.

Corsair Virtuoso Wireless Gaming Headset comes in 2 models including premium & standard editions. Furthermore, it’s also fitted with a detachable boom microphone. Further information about Corsair Virtuoso is highlighted below.


  • Offers powerful Hi-res sound
  • Comes with a comfortable design
  • Offers 3 techniques to connect
  • Features premium and lightweight construction
  • Has a good battery life


  • Not breathable, heat built up after some time
  • A bit costly

Design and Feature

Corsair Virtuoso Headset is available in either carbon, Pearl, Espresso, or Gunmetal hue. Furthermore, it has an over-ear design with a closed-back design. Its fame is made using aluminum metal which makes it durable and lightweight. Additionally, its ear-cups & headband are padded & covered with soft leather material. The outer surface of the ear cup is branded with a company’s RGB-lit logo. Furthermore, it has metal rings at the bottom of the headband branded with the company’s name. At the inner side of the metal rings, it’s indicated which ear cup should be on which ear side.

Its ear cups are big enough to cover your entire ear. Thus, you will be isolated from the surrounding noise. The left earcup has ports and various controls buttons. USB-C port is located near the back of the left earcup which is fine for charging. Furthermore, the right earcup has small volume scroll-wheel sits which are on the side. It’s well-positioned for fast/easy thumb swipes. It also has a power switch. It has flash hinges, with matte & polished metal finishing. The hinges join the headband and the earpieces. This allows the ear cups to rotate and be flat for simple storage.

Game Performance

Corsair Virtuoso gaming headset offers experience plus uncompromising audio quality. Furthermore, it has immersive 7.1-surround audio with a matched-pair of 50-millimeter high-density neodymium drivers. This offers a frequency range of between 20Hz to 40,000Hz which is twice that of normal gaming headphones.

This headset is made to be comfortable even when on a lengthy gaming session. Moreover, this headphone also supports Windows Sonic-Spatial audio. This is also available on PC & Xbox One. Stereo sound will offer you immersive and informative sound.

Music Performance

Best surround sound headphones offer a warm audio profile. Moreover, they have a dip in low-mid. This will push back lead instruments & some vocals. With this headset, you will have a notable emphasis on bass & mid ranges about 200Hz & 1000Hz. On these points getting up to 5dB that’s generally regarded as about a 50-percent volume increase. Its different connection options allow it to be connected to various media devices.

Additionally, CORSAIR iCUE application allows pre-tuned sound profiles. It also enables custom equalizer settings, sidetone control, and immersive 7.1 surround sound. Its detachable and flexible Omni-directional mic will offer you crystal-clear communication.

Comfort Level

Corsair Virtuoso headphones are made with premium memory padding earpads. This conforms to one’s head shape. Furthermore, it’s made with lightweight material hence you will have a lengthy use. Its headband offers a pillow-soft and long-lasting comfort. Moreover, its headband is also adjustable and it’s marked to offer a customizable fit.

Additionally, it’s the microphone is detachable and flexible. When it’s not in use, it can be removed to prevent distractions. Furthermore, the mic has an RGB-LED ring which indicates mute or live status. Moreover, it comes with a carry pouch thus, easy to store and carry. The earcups of this surround sound headphones for movies rotate vertical and which is best for comfort.

Battery life

Corsair Virtuoso Gaming headset comes with rechargeable Lithium-ion batteries. With a full charge, this battery offers a playtime of 20hrs. Thus, you won’t be distracted with all-time recharge. When the battery is low in the middle of gaming, you can connect it using a cable. Moreover, this Headset has a smart sleep & wake feature. An in-built accelerometer will auto shut off the headset when placed down & power on when worn. This will help in saving power.

Its battery takes about 3.8 hours to have a full charge. Moreover, it’s recharged using a USB-C cable.


Corsair Virtuoso Gaming headset can be used wireless or wired. It comes with hyper-fast Slipstream Corsair Wireless tech to enable wireless connections. This allows you to connect for high-fidelity and ultra-low latency sound. Furthermore, it offers an exceptional signal range within a range of 60 feet.

Additionally, it comes with a USB cord high fidelity. This cable supports 24bits/96kHz audio for the best listening experience. It’s also compatible with recordings. Furthermore, it also comes with a 3.5mm wire. This offers universal connections thus you will listen to more media devices.

What’s in the box?

  • Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless headphones
  • USB dongle
  • Removable boom Omni-directional mic
  • USB-C charging cable
  • 3.5mm TRRS cable
  • Carrying pouch
  • User Guide

Bottom line

Corsair Virtuoso Gaming headset is among the best headsets available. Moreover, this headset can be used on a variety of devices. This is because it has more connection options. It has an in-built battery that offers a playtime of 20 hours. Furthermore, its detachable mic has RGB lighting to show when it’s live and mute. This headset comes with a matched pair of well-set 50mm neodymium-drivers for the best sound.

Pavan Kumar

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