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Razer Leviathan should I get or not?

Discussion in 'Audio' started by Aztarth, Dec 12, 2016.


Razer Leviathan or 5.1 Speakers?

  1. Leviathan

    11 vote(s)
  2. Speakers

    2 vote(s)
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  1. Aztarth

    Aztarth New Member

    I'm not sure if it is gonna be better than my 5.1 Home Theater, So I want your opinions community!
  2. RazerZonal

    RazerZonal Member

    Gotta state what you will be using it for...and comparing to which 5.1 speakers?
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  3. geoPaleRobinEggBlue893

    geoPaleRobinEggBlue893 Active Member

    Vs which 5.1 speakers?
    Also if you wait a bit, the Leviathan should go on sale soon. Might make the decision easier.
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  4. gaykob7

    gaykob7 Well-Known Member

    do you have a soundcard that supports 5.1 surround?
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  5. ShamX0

    ShamX0 Active Member

    I'm running a leviathan with my desktop and its awesome. For couch setup though, the lack of remote control will be a slight disadvantage.
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  6. Aztarth

    Aztarth New Member

    Hi guys, well answering:

    I'm gonna be using for everything on my desk
    I have a Creative Inspiron 5300 5.1 Home Theater
    My sound card is a Creative X-Fi Fatal1ty Titanium Pro
  7. gaykob7

    gaykob7 Well-Known Member

    ok so there are some pros and cons about the leviathan

    the virtual 5.1 sound is not really a surround sound, so don't expect too much
    after ~20 min of not using it turns itself of

    the sound is overall very good, but I wouldn't say it is much better than other systems in that price range
    it looks very good, especially on a razer setup
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  8. Aztarth

    Aztarth New Member

    Yeah thats an important part too, im really making my whole thing on Razer Build.

  9. gaykob7

    gaykob7 Well-Known Member

    I see, it's obvious a leviathan would fit perfectly in front of that monitor :D

    Honestly I believe a surround headset is more than enough for gaming, so unless you are really a fan of sourrund speakers the leviathan should be ok
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  10. geoPaleRobinEggBlue893

    geoPaleRobinEggBlue893 Active Member

    Have to agree with this, a nice surround headset will probably work just fine, unless you just want to get the Leviathan on your desk.
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  11. realsmurf

    realsmurf Member

    I have the Leviathan mini, its pretty good
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  12. 27SilentChaos

    27SilentChaos Active Member

    get the Tiamat 7.1. TRUE 7.1 SURROUND SOUND!
  13. Psyjin

    Psyjin Well-Known Member

    If you are referring to audio quality, definitely no. Soundbars shine in other areas (convenience, aesthetics) but don't hold a candle to true 5.1 positional audio.

    I don't like the Leviathan because the subwoofer looks funny to me. I also dislike the price point vs other soundbars. But most importantly, no Chroma kills it for me. These are just personal preferences though.

    If you want it you may have missed the deal. It was on sale for $130 not too long ago.
  14. rode_leeuw

    rode_leeuw Active Member

    I feel like razer doesn't offer enough choice in sound. Just look what kind of system you want. If you want one like the leviathan compare it with other brands simular products
  15. gaykob7

    gaykob7 Well-Known Member

    that's true, for 230 $ / € there are definitely better soundbars

    but as you mentioned, there are often deals for the leviathan, on amazon I've often seen it at 140/150, even without any special black friday deal
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  16. Aztarth

    Aztarth New Member

    I have tiamats :D from long long ago, but I also like my speakers to watch things o heard music and stuff like that
  17. TK-1987

    TK-1987 Well-Known Member

    I've been using it on my desktop for . . . actually I don't remember. Probably over a year now. And it has fairly good sound quality and base thanks to the sub woofer. I like it because it fits under my monitor and takes up less desk space. I was going to use it for my living room, but no remote makes that a real pain in the arse. It's expensive for what you're getting, but if you don't mind the steep price tag then I'd recommend it.
  18. jefferywang

    jefferywang Active Member

    good quality of speaker ! get one ! it is so worth
  19. rode_leeuw

    rode_leeuw Active Member

    Worth based on what?
  20. Psyjin

    Psyjin Well-Known Member

    Yeah, they have come down a bit (probably because it wasn't selling well at MSRP).
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