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Kingston HyperX Cloud Alpha

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Kingston HyperX Cloud Alpha review: specs and price

Kingston HyperX Cloud Alpha
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Kingston HyperX Cloud Alpha

Why is Kingston HyperX Cloud Alpha better than the average?

  • Highest frequency
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    27000Hzvs20986.3Hz
  • Lowest frequency
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    13Hzvs18.57Hz
  • Driver unit size
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    50mmvs44.47mm
  • Highest frequency mic
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    18000Hzvs12495.97Hz
  • Lowest frequency mic
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    50Hzvs78.76Hz
  • Warranty period
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    2vs1.36

Price comparison

Design

1.has an over-the-ear form
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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.

Kingston HyperX Cloud Alpha
2.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Kingston HyperX Cloud Alpha
3.weight
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Best

Roccat Syva

5g

336g

4.cable length
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A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Razer StarCraft II Razer Banshee

12.13m

2m

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

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

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Sound quality

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

Best

Audeze iSine VR

50000Hz

27000Hz

2.impedance
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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

Audeze iSine VR

16 Ohms

65 Ohms

3.lowest frequency
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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

13Hz

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

Best

Asus ROG Delta

127dB/mW

98dB/mW

5.driver unit size
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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

50mm

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

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Microphone

1.has a noise canceling microphone
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These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

Kingston HyperX Cloud Alpha
2.highest frequency mic
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The highest frequencies that the mic can pick up well. Better for recording treble.

Best

Razer Kraken Pro V2

100000Hz

18000Hz

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

Best

Creative Sound BlasterX H7

94dBV/Pa

-43dBV/Pa

4.lowest frequency mic
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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.

Best

Plantronics RIG 500 Pro Esports Edition

10Hz

50Hz

5.has a removable microphone
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The microphone can be attached or detached if necessary.

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

Best

ASTRO Gaming A38

4

1

Connectivity

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

Kingston HyperX Cloud Alpha
2.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Razer Nari

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

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

Kingston HyperX Cloud Alpha
5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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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.

For example

ASTRO Gaming A38

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Features

1.can be used as a headset
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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.

Kingston HyperX Cloud Alpha
2.has a mute function
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The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

Kingston HyperX Cloud Alpha
3.warranty period
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When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Logitech G430

3

2

4.has included ear pads
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Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

For example

Audeze iSine VR

Kingston HyperX Cloud Alpha
5.control panel placed on a device
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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.

For example

Razer Kraken X

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6.has an in-line control panel
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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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Miscellaneous

1.supports Dolby Digital
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If the device supports Dolby Digital it can deliver up to six different audio channels (sides) for a much better sound quality.

For example

SteelSeries Arctis 3

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