Good / Powerful, high quality 2.1 sound system with lots of controls and options with a sleek and modern design.
Bad / May not be the most long lasting/durable chair. Comfort may decline in the long term.
Verdict / This chair offers a clean cut design with a powerful sound system and can fit into lots of different gaming set ups.
Intro to X Rocker 5143601
Gaming chairs with built in speakers are a cool addition to any living room, gaming room or “man-cave.” Aside from making the game to come to life, they also make those gaming sessions much more comfortable.
The X Rocker 5143601 has a clean cut and sleek design along with an impressive subwoofer. Let’s take a look at its features and the good, the bad, and everything in between, about this chair.
List Price: $199.00
- Wireless Audio Transmission
- Side Volume/Bass Control Panel
- Input/Output/Headphone Jacks
- Two forward facing speakers
Powerful sound system: Since this is a review for gaming chairs with built-in speakers it makes sense we start off talking about the sound quality, and that’s one area where this chair shine. It’s got a powerful sub-woofer that lets you feel the bass and adds a lot to the overall sound experience. The speakers are positioned so that everything can be heard clearly, which makes it great for listening to music in addition to gaming.
Good support for even taller gamers: This is a comfortable chair with an ergonomic design, and provides a good level of back support. The chair constructed with a hardwood frame support even gamers over 5’10 have found this chair comfortable for long gaming sessions.
Convenient side panel control: A cool design feature of this chair is the side panel control area. Everything is positioned to be within easy reach, so you can easily adjust sound levels (including bass), and access all the input and output jacks without interrupting your gaming session.
Not the most long lasting chair available: Some users have reported that the comfort level of the chair does decline after long-term use. For the average gamer, it may take a while to notice a drop in comfort level, but you may want to consider this if you know you’re prone to be harder on your chairs.
Armrests are not super comfortable: This chair’s armrests are plastic and are not cushioned. They may also be too low to the ground for some users. However, the arms can be folded up and out the way, so you do not have to use the armrests if you don’t want to.
X Rocker 5143601 Review Conclusion
One of the main reasons to get a gaming chair with built-in speakers is to get a good sound. The subwoofer and speaker position of this chair provide just that. It’s a mid-level priced chair so while it is durable, there may be some decline in comfort down the road.
However, its frame is solid hardwood, so as long as you don’t abuse the chair too much, it holds up nicely. The X Rocker 5143601 is designed for convenience as well with a useful side control panel. Overall, this is a good chair to go with and is a good value for the cost.