Razor announces The Razer Tiamat surround 7.1 gaming headset for hard core gamers. Razer Tiamat headset is the world’s first discrete 7.1 surround sound and 2.2 stereo gaming headset. With precision sounds the user is going to experience voice realistically and react to every sound.

The Razer Tiamat 7.1 has 10 discrete drivers, 5 on each ear cup to get true pinpoint positional surround sound. The 10 drivers represent surround channels for, 1 each for the left and right, surround sound left and right, 2 center, surround back left and right, and 2 for the sub-woofer. With Razer Tiamat 7.1 the user is able to customize the audio through a sleek control unit fine tuning the volume, base, position and the audio channels.

“The Razer Tiamat headset range is the pride of our audio engineering, the world’s first 10 driver headset, built to deliver the most powerful, clear and accurately produced positional audio gamers will ever need for the competitive edge,” said Robert “RazerGuy” Krakoff, President, Razer USA.  “Surprise the enemy trying to creep up for a stealth kill, when you can hear their footsteps loud and clear behind you.”

The headsets are going to arrive Q4 2011 for $179.99.