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Kingston HyperX Cloud II
SteelSeries 5Hv2
Top 19%3,451 points
Top 19%
Top 51%2,080 points
Top 51%
Kingston HyperX Cloud II
SteelSeries 5Hv2
Top specs and features

Kingston HyperX Cloud II vs SteelSeries 5Hv2: 25 facts in comparison

1. has sound isolation/passive noise reduction

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
Kingston HyperX Cloud II
SteelSeries 5Hv2
50% have it

2. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
Kingston HyperX Cloud II
SteelSeries 5Hv2
50% have it

3. has a noise canceling microphone

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
Kingston HyperX Cloud II
SteelSeries 5Hv2
59% have it

4. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
25000Hz
Roccat Khan Pro: 40000Hz
28000Hz

5. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
15Hz
Beyerdynamic MMX 300 (2nd Generation): 5Hz
16Hz

6. has a mute function

The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
Kingston HyperX Cloud II
SteelSeries 5Hv2
79% have it

7. has stereo speakers

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 II
SteelSeries 5Hv2
87% have it

8. impedance

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.
60 Ohms
Turtle Beach Ear Force XO Seven Pro: 16 Ohms
40 Ohms

9. highest frequency mic

The highest frequencies that the mic can pick up well. Better for recording treble.
18000Hz
Corsair HS60: 100000Hz
16000Hz

10. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
98dB/mW
Razer Kraken 7.1 V2: 123dB/mW
110dB/mW

11. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1m
Razer StarCraft II Razer Banshee: 12.13m
3m

12. has an over-the-ear form

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 II
SteelSeries 5Hv2
89% have it

13. mic sensitivity

It's the 'loudness' of the sound that the microphone can pick up.
-39dBV/Pa
Creative Sound BlasterX H7: 94dBV/Pa
-38dBV/Pa

14. can be used as a headset

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 II
SteelSeries 5Hv2

15. lowest frequency mic

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.
50Hz
Ozone Rage Z50: 10Hz
75Hz

16. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Kingston HyperX Cloud II
SteelSeries 5Hv2
63% have it

17. has a removable microphone

The microphone can be attached or detached if necessary.
Kingston HyperX Cloud II
SteelSeries 5Hv2
38% have it

18. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Kingston HyperX Cloud II
SteelSeries 5Hv2
76% have it

19. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Kingston HyperX Cloud II
SteelSeries 5Hv2
57% have it

20. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
1
ASTRO Gaming A38: 4
1

21. has an in-line control panel

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
Kingston HyperX Cloud II
SteelSeries 5Hv2
59% have it

22. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Kingston HyperX Cloud II
SteelSeries 5Hv2
26% have it

23. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Kingston HyperX Cloud II
SteelSeries 5Hv2
16% have it

24. compatible with PlayStation

The headset can be used for playing games on PlayStation video game consoles.
Kingston HyperX Cloud II
SteelSeries 5Hv2
39% have it

25. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Kingston HyperX Cloud II
SteelSeries 5Hv2
21% have it

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