75points

Creative Sound Blaster Evo ZX

81points

SteelSeries Arctis 7

Creative Sound Blaster Evo ZX
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Creative Sound Blaster Evo ZX vs SteelSeries Arctis 7

Creative Sound Blaster Evo ZX
SteelSeries Arctis 7
Creative Sound Blaster Evo ZX
SteelSeries Arctis 7
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81
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Why is Creative Sound Blaster Evo ZX better than SteelSeries Arctis 7?

  • 3 Ohms lower impedance
    29 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
  • Travel bag is included
  • Can be folded

Why is SteelSeries Arctis 7 better than Creative Sound Blaster Evo ZX?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a mute function
  • Has included ear pads
  • Compatible with Xbox Live

Top specs and features

Design

1.has an over-the-ear form
Creative Sound Blaster Evo ZX
SteelSeries Arctis 7

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
Creative Sound Blaster Evo ZX
SteelSeries Arctis 7

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

1.2m

1.2m

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

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Razer StarCraft II Razer Banshee

12.13m

4.has a detachable cable
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SteelSeries Arctis 7

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

5.has a straight plug
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SteelSeries Arctis 7

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

6.can be folded
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SteelSeries Arctis 7

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

Sound quality

1.impedance

29 Ohms

32 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.

Best

Turtle Beach Ear Force XO Seven Pro

16 Ohms

2.highest frequency

20000Hz

20000Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
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SteelSeries Arctis 7

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

4.lowest frequency

20Hz

20Hz

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

5.driver unit size

40mm

40mm

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

Best

Asus ROG Strix Wireless

60mm

6.has a neodymium magnet
Creative Sound Blaster Evo ZX
SteelSeries Arctis 7

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

Microphone

1.has a noise canceling microphone
Creative Sound Blaster Evo ZX
SteelSeries Arctis 7

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

2.number of microphones

2

1

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

Best

ASTRO Gaming A38

4

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
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SteelSeries Arctis 7

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

2.has a battery level indicator
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SteelSeries Arctis 7

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
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SteelSeries Arctis 7

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

2.Can be used wirelessly
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SteelSeries Arctis 7

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

3.maximum Bluetooth range

10m

10m

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.

Best

PDP Afterglow Universal Wireless

30m

4.compatible with PlayStation
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SteelSeries Arctis 7

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

5.compatible with Xbox Live
Creative Sound Blaster Evo ZX
SteelSeries Arctis 7

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

6.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Creative Sound Blaster Evo ZX
SteelSeries Arctis 7

Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
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SteelSeries Arctis 7

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
Creative Sound Blaster Evo ZX
SteelSeries Arctis 7

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

3.warranty period

1

1

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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SteelSeries Arctis 7

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
Creative Sound Blaster Evo ZX
SteelSeries Arctis 7

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

6.travel bag is included
Creative Sound Blaster Evo ZX
SteelSeries Arctis 7

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

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