100points

Asus ROG Strix Wireless

74points

Kingston HyperX Cloud

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Asus ROG Strix Wireless vs Kingston HyperX Cloud

Asus ROG Strix Wireless
Kingston HyperX Cloud
Asus ROG Strix Wireless
Kingston HyperX Cloud

Why is Asus ROG Strix Wireless better than Kingston HyperX Cloud?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
  • 28 Ohms lower impedance
    32 Ohmsvs60 Ohms
  • 50Hz lower microphone low-frequency
    50Hzvs100Hz
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • 0.7g lighter
    349.3gvs350g
  • Has a detachable cable

Why is Kingston HyperX Cloud better than Asus ROG Strix Wireless?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    15Hzvs20Hz
  • 5000Hz higher high-frequency
    25000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 1dBV/Pa higher microphone sensitivity
    -39dBV/Pavs-40dBV/Pa
  • 1 more years under manufacturer's warranty
    2vs1
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Travel bag is included

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Design

1.has an over-the-ear form
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Kingston HyperX Cloud

Comfortable full-size form with earcups that fully enclose your ears. This model is loved for its increased sound isolation and the fact that it won't leak sound to your neighbors. It offers potential for maximum bass and loudness levels.

2.has stereo speakers
Asus ROG Strix Wireless
Kingston HyperX Cloud

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

3.cable length

1.5m

1m

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

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12.13m

4.weight

349.3g

350g

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5g

5.has a detachable cable
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Kingston HyperX Cloud

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

6.has a tangle free cable
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Kingston HyperX Cloud

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Asus ROG Strix Wireless
Kingston HyperX Cloud

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

2.lowest frequency

20Hz

15Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

Best

Beyerdynamic MMX 300 (2nd Generation)

5Hz

3.impedance

32 Ohms

60 Ohms

Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.

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Turtle Beach Ear Force XO Seven Pro

16 Ohms

4.highest frequency

20000Hz

25000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Best

Roccat Khan Pro

40000Hz

5.has a neodymium magnet
Asus ROG Strix Wireless
Kingston HyperX Cloud

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

6.driver unit size

60mm

53mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

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Asus ROG Strix Wireless

60mm

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Microphone

1.has a noise canceling microphone
Asus ROG Strix Wireless
Kingston HyperX Cloud

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

2.mic sensitivity

-40dBV/Pa

-39dBV/Pa

It's the 'loudness' of the sound that the microphone can pick up.

Best

Creative Sound BlasterX H7

94dBV/Pa

3.highest frequency mic

16000Hz

12000Hz

The highest frequencies that the mic can pick up well. Better for recording treble.

Best

Corsair HS60

100000Hz

4.lowest frequency mic

50Hz

100Hz

The lowest frequencies that the mic can pick up well. Better for recording bass. If a microphone is going to be used for speech, a voice microphone, it must have great gain for bass, since human voice is in the low frequencies.

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Ozone Rage Z50

10Hz

5.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

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4

6.has a removable microphone
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Kingston HyperX Cloud

The microphone can be attached or detached if necessary.

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Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Asus ROG Strix Wireless
Kingston HyperX Cloud

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
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Kingston HyperX Cloud

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

2.compatible with PlayStation
Asus ROG Strix Wireless
Kingston HyperX Cloud

The headset can be used for playing games on PlayStation video game consoles.

3.Can be used wirelessly
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Kingston HyperX Cloud

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

4.compatible with Xbox Live
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Kingston HyperX Cloud

You can use your headset for in-game voice chat, private chat, audio for video chat, and in-game voice recognition using Xbox services.

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Features

1.can be used as a headset
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Kingston HyperX Cloud

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

2.has a mute function
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Kingston HyperX Cloud

The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

3.warranty period

1

2

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Ozone Rage Z50

2

4.control panel placed on a device
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Kingston HyperX Cloud

There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.

5.has included ear pads
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Kingston HyperX Cloud

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

6.has an in-line control panel
Asus ROG Strix Wireless
Kingston HyperX Cloud

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

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