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CoolerMaster CM Storm Ceres-400

Posted August 28, 2012 by Kenny in Peripherals







Total Score


Price at time of Review: $50


Large 40mm Drivers, Soft Padding for the ear cups, ease of use and adjustment, Pricing per Performance


Mic not Detachable
Provides excellent value with good performance and a good price.
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by Kenny
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Imagine yourself sitting at your computer enjoying one of your favorite games on a lazy Sunday afternoon, and then suddenly you have screaming kids running in the background, and another TV blaring cartoons. You think… Man! A good set of headset would be nice to have right now! Whether you are the average gamer or an avid music listener, or even just the guy in the description above, we are always in search of the perfect headset. Today we are glad to be looking at the new arrival of the Cooler Master CM Storm Ceres-400 gaming headset. We want to see if it can save us from the chaos of life, if even for a little while. Cooler Master designed this headset with a consumer’s budget in mind, and it is intended to go easy on the wallet without sacrificing great build quality. As we dive more into this review perhaps we will find that this headset is a great value and packed with performance for this price-point.

With a quick overview of the Cooler Master CM Storm Ceres-400, we see it is meant to deliver high-quality sound, in a rugged yet comfortable and light weight frame. Built for gamers “on the go”, the Ceres-400 is also meant to deliver this great ultra mobile sound at an affordable price. The High Quality 40mm drivers should bring out every detail in the game so you can react quickly and hear where the action is. It includes specially designed sound-absorbing cushions that sit comfortably on your ears and help block out distractions. The Ceres-400 is designed to let you enjoy the comfort, quality and competitive edge of a top-notch stereo gaming headset wherever you go. Let’s see if it can live up to these expectations.


Cooler Master was originally founded with the primary mission to provide the industry’s best thermal solutions. Since its establishment a decade ago, the company has remained faithful to this mission, emerging as a world leader in products and services for companies dealing with devices where heat issues must be resolved. The cornerstone of Cooler Master’s philosophy is innovation, speed, and customer satisfaction. Together, these ensure that Cooler Master is one of the best suppliers that companies around the world rely upon.

Lets take a look at the specification and packing of this Cooler Master CM Storm Ceres-400




    I suppose you didn’t bother yourself with reviewing the actual sound quality of the microphone when speaking of it, huh? Should go without saying that since it has one, that we as consumers want to know some things related to that very thing.


      Hi Hannes,
      Thanks for taking the time to read our review. If you take a look at the review “impressions” section we did test the mic in the review, We did it in multiples ways as far in game chat and chat via teamspeak and webchat via skype. The users on the other end did not report any unusual distortion or feedback at the time of testing. Also during in game chat with a couple of friends for testing, they were able to understand me perfectly fine and clear and reported no problems.

      Have you tried to adjust the settings on your computer if you are having problems with sound quality? Although the headset doesn’t have its own software to make adjustment you can make inline adjustments within windows and via other software you may be using. IE: Teamspeak as mic volume settings to adjust to make sure your mic is not set to loud. Without proper adjustments some can experience distortion or other feedback, however at the time of you testing we didn’t experience any problems.

      If you tried all instances and you feel it has not resolved the issue, maybe contact Cooler Master tech support and see if they can help and possible RMA the product for you.

      If you have other questions or concerns please feel free to join our forum and open a discussion.

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