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CM Storm Ceres-400 Review

CM Storm Ceres-400 Review

by Tom LiOctober 24, 2012

Goddess of… Agriculture?

It was only very recently that we reviewed Cooler Master’s CM Storm Sonuz gaming headset and for the most part, we found the headset to be quite good. With its respectable performance and a budget friendly price tag, the Sonuz brought excellent gaming audio to gamers who didn’t want to spend a truckload of money for a gaming headset. That said, despite the fact that the Sonuz is already coming in at a relatively inexpensive pricetag, $70 is still out of reach for a lot of gamers out there and with Cooler Master fervently pushing their CM Storm brand, a more budget oriented headset is definitely needed for the holiday lineup.

This is why today we’ll be reviewing the new CM Storm Ceres-400 gaming headset, which will be Cooler Master’s solution for the budget gamer. For those wondering why the headset is named after the mythical Roman goddess of agriculture, we have no idea either, but a glance at the Ceres’ spec sheet reveals that the new headset isn’t going to be carrying anything too godly. We’ve got the fairly standard 40mm drivers, a noise cancellation microphone, and a closed ear design, which isn’t anything we haven’t seen before, but with this new headset coming in at a $50 pricetag, (~$20 lower than the Sonuz) there isn’t too much to complain about either.

Let’s take a closer look.

Manufacturer Cooler Master Cooler Master
Model Ceres-400 Sonuz
Interface 3.5mm 3.5mm
Warranty 2 Years 2 Years
Driver Diameter 40mm 53mm
Frequency Response 32 Ω 45 Ω
Microphone Noise Cancelling, Omnidirectional Noise Cancelling, Omnidirectional
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Tom Li
Tom is a computer engineering student with a passion for computer hardware and technology. In his downtime, he enjoys gaming, playing guitar, and photography.