Thermaltake Ttesports X Fit (XF100) Gaming Chair Review

Thanks to Thermaltake, we’ll be taking a quick look at their TTesports X Fit (XF100) Gaming Chair. Firstly, a big thank you to Thermaltake for sponsoring this Gaming Chair as another “office” warming gift, to celebrate the opening of our new studio and workshop.

The TTesports brand by Thermaltake is synonymous with esports and gaming. They’ve been around the gaming scene for as long as I can remember, and believe me … that’s a long time.

When it comes to gaming, accessories such as keyboards, mice and headsets are most essential to the professional gamer (or otherwise). And nothing is more important than having a comfortable chair to sit on, especially when you’ll be gaming for several hours. Thermaltake knows this … and to cater for the most demanding of gamers, they’ve been producing gaming chairs with comfort in mind for quite a long time. You can tell … just take a look at their catalogue of gaming chairs. They currently have the most choices of gaming chairs available on the market.

 

 

I would like to thank Tt eSPORTS for providing this review sample! Let us see what they have to say about themselves on their website:

A division of Thermaltake Gaming, Tt eSPORTS is committed to bringing the most personalized and the highest quality gear for the most competitive cyber battles, and advances the idea of products designed by gamers for gamers.

Tt eSPORTS has continually been a major driving force in inspiring, challenging, and taking to new heights eSports in the professional gaming industry; and currently sponsors a multitude of gaming teams and streamers from around the world by equipping them with the necessary gaming gears – keyboards, headsets, mice and accessories – to compete and succeed at the highest level at major eSport events such as: Dreamhack, Insomnia, epic.LAN and the Intel Extreme Masters. Tt eSPORTS continually strives to promote eSports as a global phenomenon and to put it onto the world stage.

 

The X Fit Gaming chair features a unique carbon style faux leather design, that gives it a real luxury feel. Its streamlined gaming aesthetics offers true ergonomic function as well as comfort. Can this be one of the most luxurious gaming chair on the market?

You can by the Thermaltake Ttesports X Fit (XF100) Gaming Chair for USD $350 from Amazon – http://amzn.to/2smxz72

 

 

Overview

The X FIT Series professional gaming chair comes with an exclusive carbon style faux leather design for those that desire ultimate luxury mixed with streamlined gaming aesthetics and true ergonomic form with maximum function; and in doing so, creates a perfect balance between desired gaming comfort and expected performance during the most intense gaming sessions. With anti-fatigue design and the highest quality of construction materials, the chair offers maximum customisation to suit both your gaming and comfort needs.

Ergonomic & Durable Design

For prolonged periods of sitting, it is important that it be done comfortably with good posture. The National Institute of Health recommends choosing a chair with all the necessary adjustments to support proper posture. This includes: 

• Chair with casters and five-point base
• Seat rest with dense foam padding
• Backrest with lumbar support
• Armrest with adjustable height and width
• Seat height hydraulic adjustment 
• Chair recline and tilt function

 

 

Exclusive Carbon Style Design for Ultimate Luxury

High-quality faux leather for enhanced durability, breathability and splash resistance to accidental spills. Use of PVC provides enhanced durability than that of traditional PU materials and is easier to maintain.

4D Adjustable Armrest

4 directional height, width and 4-direction adjustable for optimal support of the forearm to relieve wrist pressure and muscle strain.

Adjustable Back

Allows for effortless adjustment of back angle up to 160 degrees for optimal sitting position during general and gaming use.

Z Support Multi Function Tilt Mechanism with Locking System

Provides adjustable tilt for increasing and decreasing tension by matching the body weight of the user for effortless, secure and sturdy rocking, without putting fatigue on muscles.

Powerful Class-4 Gas Piston

Gives easy height adjustment of the seat for optimal ergonomic support for both posture and back stress prevention. User can adjust height for optimal support based on environment.

Sturdy 5 Star Aluminium Base

By using a premium grade aluminium base which is designed to support a max load of 120kg, the chair is more durable and long-lasting compared to it’s nylon based counterpart. With internal structured design and a 70cm (25”) width it is also more stable and solid.

Large 3” Caster Wheels

Use of large 3” caster wheels provide enhanced base support whilst in use. Wider wheel base also provides quieter operation and further adds to the stability of the chair with even greater freedom of movement.

More information can be found on Thermaltake’s website.

 

Specifications

ADJUSTABLE LUMBAR CUSHION YES
ADJUSTABLE HEADREST YES
BASE TYPE 5-STAR ALUMINUM BASE
CASTER SIZE & MATERIAL 3″ CASTER/PU
ASSEMBLY REQUIRED YES
SEAT SIZE 14.1″W(FRONT) X 12.2″W (BACK) X 18.1″D 36CMW(FRONT) X 31CMW (BACK) X 46CM D
HIGHEST SEAT HEIGHT 22.6“ / 57.5CM
LOWEST SEAT HEIGHT 18.7“ / 47.5CM
DEPTH SEATING AREA(TOTAL) 22” / 56CM
DEPTH SEATING AREA(POINT OF CONTACT) 18.1” / 46CM
MAXIMUM ARM HEIGHT 32.6“ / 83CM
MAXIMUM SUPPORTED WEIGHT 25.5“ / 65CM
MINIMUM ARM HEIGHT 25.5“ / 65CM
BACKREST HEIGHT 33.4“ / 85CM
BACKREST SHOULDER WIDTH 20.8“ / 53CM
BACKREST PELVIS WIDTH 10.8” / 27.5CM
WIDTH ARMREST 3.9” / 10CM
DEPTH ARMREST 10.6” / 27CM
PACKAGE SIZE 36.8“(L) X 28.5″W X 16.7″H 93.5CM(L) X 72.5CM (W) X 42.5CM(H)
NET WEIGHT (APPROXIMATE) 59.96 LB / 27.2KG
GROSS WEIGHT 71.42 LB / 32.4KG
WEIGHT CAPACITY <265 LB / 120 KG
CHAIR TYPE GAMING CHAIR
STYLE NAME X FIT SERIES
FOAM TYPE HIGH DENSITY MOULD SHAPING FOAM
FRAME COLOR BLACK
CHAIR COVER COLOR BLACK
CHAIR COVER MATERIAL CARBON
ADJUSTABLE ARMRESTS 4D ADJUSTABLE ARMRESTS FRONT/ BACK SLIDING FUNCTION LEFT / RIGHT LATERAL SLIDING FUNCTION CLOCKWISE / ANTI CLOCKWISE ROTATION HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT
ARMREST PAD SIZE 10.6″L X 3.9″W / 27CM X 10CM
MECHANISM TYPE Z SUPPORT MULTI-FUNCTIONAL
TILT LOCK YES
TILT ANGLE LOCK YES
CHAIR/SEAT BACK STYLE HIGH-BACK
FOAM DENSITY 75KG/M3
FRAME CONSTRUCTION METAL
ADJUSTABLE TILT ANGLE 3°~14°
GAS LIFT CLASS 4
ADJUSTABLE BACK ANGLE 85°~160°

 

Box and Packaging

The whole package is much heavy than I initially thought. So my advice is …. be very careful when lifting the box. Again, like most gaming chairs there are 3 main sections – The back rest, the seat and the 5 spoke base.

 

Features and Adjustments

Like most gaming chairs, there are levers that adjust the angle, height and back rest of the chair. The 4D arm-rest is fully adjustable too. The heavy-duty 3″ caster wheels are solid and real sturdy, and the whole chair can support up to 120 kgs. 

 

Verdict and Conclusion

Assembling the Thermaltake Ttesports X Fit took a little longer than I expected (around 25-30 mins), but it was well worth it. You can literally feel the quality of the chair as you start building it. The weight of each component has a solid feel to it, from the Aluminium base and heavy-duty caster wheels all the way to the seat and back rest. 

The unique carbon style faux leather design gives it a real luxury feel, and looks awesome. Even the neck and back cushions use high quality faux leather. Nice!

The chair can support a maximum load of up to 120 kgs, and seat back can recline to 160 degrees, which is perfect for relaxing after a heavy gaming session.

The X Fit comes in 4 colours. Red, Blue, Green and Black (reviewed here). If you want a gaming chair that you want to use in the office, then the black version is perfect. It doesn’t stand out like a sore thumb and should match most office furniture.

You can by the Thermaltake Ttesports X Fit (XF100) Gaming Chair for USD $350 from Amazon – http://amzn.to/2smxz72

 

Pros:

  • Easy assembly
  • Ergonomic and very comfortable
  • High quality faux leather
  • Unique carbon style
  • Lots of adjustment options
  • 3″ Large heavy-duty caster wheels
  • Back and neck cushions

Cons:

  • None

 

Final Words

If you’re after a luxurious gaming chair, then the Thermaltake Ttesports X Fit (XF100) Gaming Chair with its unique carbon style, and high quality faux leather is your answer. Use it at home or in your office … you’ll be glad you purchased it.

 

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