Razer Leviathan V2 – Review

If you’re in the market for a new sound system and looking for something that is sleek, but not afraid to stand out from the crowd, and a system that produces crisp, clear audio while delivering punchy bass that’ll rattle the windows of your neighbour’s house, then Razer have just the system for you.

Design and Performance

The Razer Leviathan V2 is a sound system that boasts impressive technical features. Firstly, its Dolby Virtual Surround Sound technology creates a rich and immersive audio experience, enhancing the overall depth and clarity of sound. This feature is particularly advantageous for gaming and movies, as it effectively simulates a multi-speaker setup.

The system’s dual-driver soundbar produces clear and precise mid-range and high-frequency sounds, ensuring that dialogue and subtle audio details are well-rendered. Additionally, the separate downward-firing subwoofer delivers powerful and punchy bass, adding depth and impact to explosions and music alike.

Connectivity options are abundant with the Leviathan V2. It supports both wired and wireless connections, offering flexibility for various setups. Bluetooth connectivity enables convenient streaming from compatible devices, while the optical and 3.5mm inputs provide reliable wired connections.

The sound system also features built-in NFC technology, allowing for quick and hassle-free pairing with NFC-enabled devices. This makes it effortless to connect your smartphone or tablet to enjoy high-quality audio.

Furthermore, the Leviathan V2 comes with an adjustable sound equalizer, allowing users to fine-tune the audio output according to their preferences. This customization feature ensures a personalized listening experience tailored to different content types or individual preferences.

One notable drawback is that the soundbar’s virtual surround sound technology may not be as effective for larger rooms, as the sound dispersion can be limited. However, within a smaller to medium-sized space, the Leviathan V2 excels in delivering an immersive audio experience.

My Experience

From the onset, I could see that the Leviathan V2 meant some serious business when it came to executing its purpose. And it did not disapoint!
When I first set the system up on my desk, with the sound bar below my primary monitor and the sub off to the side as Razer said that I should, I was pleasantly startled (yes, you read that right) when I first played music through it.

Straight out of the box, the Leviathan V3 produced a crisp, clear sound that was like ice cream on a hot beach to the ears. The default EQ was ready to make anything coming through it sound good.
Once I opened Synapse and started playing with the preset EQs, I was impressed that Razer knew exactly how to set each preset to maximise what the user wanted to hear.
Music, as mentioned, was crisp.
Movie brought the voices up without diminishing the sound effects that are so important to a full cinematic experience.
Game allowed you to feel like you were right in the moment hearing the sounds of engines roaring as if you were in the very car itself. Enemy footsteps could be heard before the enemy even made them.
The experience received from the Leviathan really suits the name as this system puts in a momentous effort to give you what you want to hear at the simple click of a button.

And then allows you to really get down to it and pull out what you want with the custom setting allowing you to nitpick and finetune to your hearts content.

Final Verdict

As probably picked up from my own experience of the Leviathan V2 from Razer, this system really is amazing and I would personally pick it over most other soundbar/subwoofer systems available on the market today. I’d even go as far as to say that this is not just a gaming sound system but will make its owner very proud in a home cinema or as your standard home entertainment sound system. As long as the room is not too big.
The ability to pair your phone or other Bluetooth media players to it makes it a great system to have for those of us who feel like we need a constant soundtrack to our lives.

The Razer Leviathan V2 really comes out fighting hard and will be a great addition to any home or gaming setup. Plus – it has RGB (ooh – pretty lights) and we all know as gamers that more RGB means more +10 to overall skills. So what’s not to love?