Thermaltake Announces Argent E700 Porsche Designed Gaming Chair

Thermaltake have announced a gaming chair designed by F.A. Porshe; the Argent E700.

Thermaltake have been trying to expand outside of their niche of just cases and cooling for the past few years now, with RAM and plenty of peripherals over the years. Let’s see what they have to say in the press release.

Thermaltake, is delighted to announce a new collaboration with Studio F. A. Porsche, a union where exclusive functional design meets with cutting-edge gaming peripheral technology. Thermaltake and Studio F. A. Porsche have reimagined the traditional gaming chair, and took it to the next level in regards to aesthetic design, quality, and engineering. Together, Thermaltake and Studio F. A. Porsche have created a premium gaming chair that is not only exclusively designed for gamers. The new ARGENT E700 Real Leather Gaming Chair is also a great fit for the working professional and will be available in six special colors for users to select the best fit.

“The new ARGENT E700 Real Leather Gaming Chair is more than just a gaming chair – our goal was to find the perfect balance of refined ergonomics, convincing comfort and outstanding aesthetics. The result of this collaboration with Thermaltake defies any categorization – it is both a sporty gaming chair as well as an advanced office chair, executed in the best possible way”, says Christian Schwamkrug, Design Director and Deputy Managing Director of the Studio F. A. Porsche.”We are excited to have collaborated with Studio F. A. Porsche to develop a highly refined and high-end executed gaming chair— the ARGENT E700 Real Leather Gaming Chair. This real leather gaming chair draws inspiration from the comfort & luxury of top-tier sports car seats and combines it with the multi-functionality of a professional gaming chair. It is a versatile real leather gaming chair that is perfect for the modern office, gaming room, and home space” says Kenny Lin, Thermaltake Founder & CEO.

New Style Design: inspired by high-end race cars

Designed by Studio F. A. Porsche, the ARGENT E700 Real Leather Gaming Chair combines the best of both worlds – the aesthetics of a racing bucket seat with the functionality and elegance of a modern lounge or office chair. The design ingenuities are inspired by high-end race cars: Firstly, the side integrated aluminium alloy handles are designed for tilting and elevating. The left side handle can adjust the seatback up to 126°, and the right side handle can alter seat height in between 16.1 – 20.8″ (41 – 53 cm). The seated part is in a built-in wire-control mechanism that guarantees premium functionality and gives a neat overall appearance. Secondly, the E700 features class-4 gas spring for height adjustments, a premium grade 5-star aluminium alloy base and large 3″ caster wheels covered by PU to ensure stability, reliability and safety. Lastly, located at the front middle of the chair is a Thermaltake logo plate in polished metallic silver aluminium finish, which is unique and sophisticated.

Iconic Colors: light up your space

On the foundation of functionality, Thermaltake adds yet another exciting addition to the ARGENT E700 Real Leather Gaming Chair which is even more dream indulgence for all gaming enthusiasts – multicolored options. Featured with ultraviolet curing paint, gloss finish and highly saturated color, the models include Glacier White, Flaming Orange, Ocean Blue, and Racing Green which presents vividness, and at the same time highly scratch resistant with minimal color fade. On the other hand, the Storm Black and Space Gray presents the finest quality through a subtle and elegant matte finish, the calm tone is simple but classic. A refined chair can surely light up your space and bring a glowing atmosphere. Users can create their own styles with these unique colors no matter in a gaming or working environment.

Superlative Comfortability: accomplishing the most satisfied user experience

The ARGENT E700 Real Leather Gaming Chair is fully covered by genuine real leather with 1 – 1.1 mm in thickness and delicate stitching over the entire seat and headrest. The seated area is constructed with perforated leather for extreme heat dissipation and ventilation, and underneath the real leather is packed with high density molded foam, providing even weight distribution and firm body support while maintaining a sedentary posture. Additionally, the special formation of the one-piece curved-back chair design allows users to achieve full-body immersion by sitting straight or relaxing in four lockable angles, 107°, 113°, 119°, 126°. Through its four-directional armrest movements in height and width, the thoughtful armrest adjustment settings give support for the forearm and helps to relieve wrist pressure. The ergonomics-matching design and the breathability of the real leather bring superlative comfortability.

Pushing both the function and aesthetics to another level, the ARGENT E700 Real Leather Gaming Chair is more than just a chair; it is the perfect fit for you to immerse yourself in virtual adventures or working environments for hours.

Features of the ARGENT E700 Real Leather Gaming Chair:

  • Premium Real Leather: Fully covered real leather with 1 – 1.1 mm in thickness over the entire seat and headrest. The use of real leather is known for its durability, moisture resistance, and easy maintenance. Embroidered with red elegant stitching and unsurpassed breathability design for optimal aeration and style.
  • Race Car inspired Side Handles: Designed to reflect a race car, the integrated side handles allow for tilting and elevating, find the perfect posture! Left side handle positions the seat back up to 126°. Right side handle adjusts the seat height in between 16.1 – 20.8″ (41 – 53 cm).
  • Polished Aluminium Logo: The Thermaltake logo plate located in the front middle is aluminium polished, be unique!
  • First-Class Seating Experience: The one-piece curved-back design intends to appear aesthetic and futuristic, additionally, its formation provides for a full body immersion, imitating a first-class seating experience.
  • Perforated Leather Seat Design: Perforated leather offers breathability to achieve heat dissipation and ventilation.
  • Versatile Adjustments: Four-directional armrest movements in height and width, for optimal support of the forearm to relieve wrist pressure and muscle strain.
  • Adjustable Headrest: Integrated headrest with lift adjustment up to about 1.9″ (5 cm).
  • High Density Molded Foam: Underneath the real leather is packed with high density molded foam of 143.3 lbs/ft³ (65 kg/m³). The use of high density and premium foam provide even weight distribution and firm body support while maintaining a sedentary posture.
  • Sit Straight or Relax: Sit back in four lockable angles: 107°, 113°, 119°, 126°.
  • Class-4 Gas Spring: Class-4 gas spring for maximized safety and reliability during height adjustments.
  • 5-star Aluminium Base & Caster Wheels: Premium grade 5-star aluminium alloy base with large 3″ (7.5 cm) caster wheels for enhanced stability. Suitable for soft and hard floors, without scratching the floor.

Recommended Measurements

  • Height: 5’6″ – 6’2″ (170 cm – 190 cm)
  • Weight: 331 lbs (150 kg)

ARGENT E700 Real Leather Gaming Chair Video:


Niche Gamer’s Take: With these chairs priced at $1199 USD and up, these aren’t exactly budget options. Real leather Gaming chairs are quite expensive, and this one certainly isn’t made all that cheap.

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