68points

HyperX Cloud II

70points

SteelSeries Arctis 3

HyperX Cloud II
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56 facts in comparison

HyperX Cloud II vs SteelSeries Arctis 3

HyperX Cloud II
SteelSeries Arctis 3

Why is HyperX Cloud II better than SteelSeries Arctis 3?

  • 3000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    25000Hzvs22000Hz
  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    15Hzvs20Hz
  • 13mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    53mmvs40mm
  • 8000Hz higher microphone frequency
    ?

    18000Hzvs10000Hz
  • 50Hz lower microphone frequency
    ?

    50Hzvs100Hz
  • 1 years more years under manufacturer's warranty
    ?

    2 yearsvs1 years
  • Has a removable microphone
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?

Why is SteelSeries Arctis 3 better than HyperX Cloud II?

  • 28 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs60 Ohms
  • Supports Dolby Digital
    ?
  • 56g lighter
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    294gvs350g
  • Control panel placed on a device
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  • 2m longer cable
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    3mvs1m
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?

Price comparison

User reviews

Overall Rating

HyperX Cloud II
9.8
5 User reviews
HyperX Cloud II
9.8/10
5 User reviews
SteelSeries Arctis 3
10.0
3 User reviews
SteelSeries Arctis 3
10.0/10
3 User reviews

Features

Build quality

9.6/10
5 votes
10.0/10
3 votes

Sound quality

9.8/10
5 votes
10.0/10
3 votes

Microphone quality

9.0/10
5 votes
9.7/10
3 votes

Comfort

10.0/10
5 votes
10.0/10
3 votes

Breathability

9.6/10
5 votes
10.0/10
3 votes

Comments

Scoica

Scoica

1 year ago

10 / 10

best confort and a extra quality sound ,very handy

Scoica

Scoica

1 year ago

10 / 10

i have for a 1 year all ready and use evryday ..nothig betther

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Sersomeone

Sersomeone

1 year ago

10 / 10

Best headset ever

Sersomeone

Sersomeone

1 year ago

10 / 10

0 users found this helpful
Łukasz

Łukasz

11 months ago

9 / 10

Według mnie słuchawki są warte swojej ceny

Łukasz

Łukasz

11 months ago

9 / 10

Pros

  • Wygodne
  • Dobra jakość dźwięku

Cons

  • Mikrofon jest średni ale nie jest zły
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Design

has a detachable cable
HyperX Cloud II
SteelSeries Arctis 3
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
weight

350g

294g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
has an over-the-ear form
HyperX Cloud II
SteelSeries Arctis 3
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.
A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
has RGB lighting
HyperX Cloud II
SteelSeries Arctis 3
RGB lighting allows you to choose between millions of colors and customize the look of your PC components.
can be folded
HyperX Cloud II
SteelSeries Arctis 3
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
has an earbud form
HyperX Cloud II
SteelSeries Arctis 3
The earbud form is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. For some people it is more comfortable than in-ear form.
has an in-ear form
HyperX Cloud II
SteelSeries Arctis 3
The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.
has an on-ear form
HyperX Cloud II
SteelSeries Arctis 3
This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.

Sound quality

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

25000Hz

22000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
has active noise cancellation (noise control)
HyperX Cloud II
SteelSeries Arctis 3
This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
sound pressure level

98dB/mW

98dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
impedance

60 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.
has a neodymium magnet
HyperX Cloud II
SteelSeries Arctis 3
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
has passive noise reduction
HyperX Cloud II
SteelSeries Arctis 3
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
drivers count

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (HyperX Cloud II)

2

A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.

Microphone

has a noise-canceling microphone
HyperX Cloud II
SteelSeries Arctis 3
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
The lowest frequency that the mic can pick up. Better for recording bass.
highest mic frequency

18000Hz

10000Hz

The highest frequency that the mic can pick up. Better for recording treble.
has a removable microphone
HyperX Cloud II
SteelSeries Arctis 3
The microphone can be attached or detached if necessary.
has a mute function
HyperX Cloud II
SteelSeries Arctis 3
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
mic sensitivity

-39dBV/Pa

-48dBV/Pa

It's the 'loudness' of the sound that the microphone can pick up.
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Power

Battery life

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (HyperX Cloud II)

SteelSeries Arctis 3: Not applicable

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
charge time

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (HyperX Cloud II)

SteelSeries Arctis 3: Not applicable

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
battery power

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (HyperX Cloud II)

SteelSeries Arctis 3: Not applicable

Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
has a rechargeable battery
HyperX Cloud II

SteelSeries Arctis 3: Not applicable

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
has a battery level indicator
HyperX Cloud II

SteelSeries Arctis 3: Not applicable

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
has a removable battery
HyperX Cloud II

SteelSeries Arctis 3: Not applicable

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

connectivity

3.5mm

3.5mm

The connectivity type of the headset.
Can be used wirelessly
HyperX Cloud II
SteelSeries Arctis 3
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
compatible with PlayStation
HyperX Cloud II
SteelSeries Arctis 3
The headset can be used for playing games on PlayStation video game consoles.
compatible with Xbox
HyperX Cloud II
SteelSeries Arctis 3
You can use your headset for in-game voice chat, private chat, audio for video chat, and in-game voice recognition using Xbox services.
Has USB Type-C
HyperX Cloud II
SteelSeries Arctis 3
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

Features

control panel placed on a device
HyperX Cloud II
SteelSeries Arctis 3
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.
can be used as a headset
HyperX Cloud II
SteelSeries Arctis 3
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
has a vibration function
HyperX Cloud II
SteelSeries Arctis 3
The device offers realistic experiences with deep bass sound for gamers.
Has an in-line control panel
HyperX Cloud II
SteelSeries Arctis 3
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
warranty period

2 years

1 years

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction. Note: This may vary by region.
travel bag is included
HyperX Cloud II
SteelSeries Arctis 3
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Miscellaneous

supports Dolby Digital
HyperX Cloud II
SteelSeries Arctis 3
If the device supports Dolby Digital it can deliver up to six different audio channels (sides) for a much better sound quality.

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