Visit our Business Solutions website >>

Video Review – Cooler Master CM Storm Sirus 5.1 Channel Gaming Headset

alaTest has collected and analyzed 24 reviews from magazines and websites. Comments about the comfort and portability are generally positive, whereas some have doubts about the bass quality and value for money.

sound, portability, comfort

usability, microphone, value for money, bass quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headsets the Video Review – Cooler Master CM Storm Sirus 5.1 Channel Gaming Headset is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 24 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  

Showing 6 review(s)

Expert Reviews User Reviews
Showing 1 - 6 of 6 Show Reviews: in English | in other languages (10)

Expert review by:

CM Storm Sirus 5.1 Surround Sound Gaming Headset: Unboxing & Hands-On!


CM Storm Sirus 5.1 Surround Sound Gaming Headset: Unboxing & Hands-On!


Expert review by:

CM Storm Sirus 5.1 Gaming Headset Review


Today we'll be taking a look at the Sirus True 5.1 surround sound gaming headset from CM Storm, the gaming peripheral arm of Cooler Master. The Sirus is the first headset produced by CM Storm and given the quality of the previous products we have seen...

The Sirus will appeal to anyone looking for a high end true 5.1 surround sound headset. Equally comfortable handing game audio, team speak or movies & music the Sirus offers high end performance for gamers or audiophiles.


Expert review by:

Video Review – Cooler Master CM Storm Sirus 5.1 Channel Gaming Headset


The CM Storm Sirus is Cooler Master's first foray into the gaming audio market. And while the market is fairly crowded, offering many options for gamers, this headset seems to find its way with a specific gaming focus. As we…

Very well tuned for gaming, in particular, FPS shooters ; A nice and heavy command dial that provided useful adjustments and functionality ; Great looking headset that isn’t bulbous and tastefully coloured ; Red LEDs show that you're ready to PWN ;...

Mic sensitivity is unsuitable for a wide range of gaming situations (with the exception of noisy LANs and loud yelling) ; CM Storm software was nice to look at, but not as intuitive as it needs to be to be useful

Headset and headphones are very personal items. They have to fit you right and they have to provide you with an audio quality that you love. If you're commanding a team of commandos on the virtual battlefield, they should also look great. Cooler Master...

Silver Tachometer Award

Expert review by:

CM Storm Sirus 5.1 Gaming Headset


Prepare to be blown away,but not by the enemy. Cooler Master proves that it can be good at anything with their new 5.1 surround sound headset dubbed the CM Storm Sirus. This handy hardware is geared towards gamers and audiophiles alike. With 4 speakers...

On-the-fly adjustment with Tactical Mixing Console ; Respectable sound quality ; True Surround Sound ; USB or analogue TSR connectors ; Highly customizable with software or sound card ; Works without software

USB interface subject to interference ; USB interface is power hungry ; Limited headband adjustments ; Microphone had low volume ; Software interface not intuitive

As predicted, the Sirus gave a solid performance. Sound quality was respectable giving clean tones from 20 Hz to 18 kHz. The 40 mm bass drivers provided clean sound without blasting the ears. Sometimes in games the bass was overpowering, but this was...

Expert review by:

Cooler Master CM Storm Sirus 5.1 review


In the last few years we've seen a number of 5.1 headsets, which use multiple speakers in each earpiece to give you real surround sound for games and movies with 5.1 soundtracks. To go with the dedicated surround sound headset, Cooler Master's CM Storm...

Although it's expensive, the Sirus 5.1 is our new favourite headset for true surround sound


Expert review by:



Greg's thoughts on the CM Storm Sirus True 5.1 Surround Sound Gaming Headset...

A great Headset that sounds good both in games as well as music and movies; but maybe at this price they need to!

Product Specifications


Display: No
Integrated Amplifier: No
LCD Display: No
Microphone Boom Arm:Adjustable
Multi Compatible Gaming Function: No
Mute Control: No
Noise Cancellation: Yes
Sound System:STEREO
Switchbox from Telephone to Headset: No
Volume Control: Yes


Bluetooth: No
Connection:Other Wired Connection
USB: Yes
USB Dongle: No

General Features

Compatibility:for 4 and more brands
Form factor:Headband Headset
Product Type:Headband Headset