83points

Kingston HyperX Cloud II

72points

SteelSeries Arctis 5

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Kingston HyperX Cloud II vs SteelSeries Arctis 5

Kingston HyperX Cloud II
SteelSeries Arctis 5
83
points
Kingston HyperX Cloud II
72
points
SteelSeries Arctis 5

Why is Kingston HyperX Cloud II better than SteelSeries Arctis 5?

  • 3000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    25000Hzvs22000Hz
  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    15Hzvs20Hz
  • 13mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    53mmvs40mm
  • 8000Hz higher microphone high-frequency
    ?

    18000Hzvs10000Hz
  • 9dBV/Pa higher microphone sensitivity
    ?

    -39dBV/Pavs-48dBV/Pa
  • 50Hz lower microphone low-frequency
    ?

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

    2vs1
  • Has a removable microphone
    ?

Why is SteelSeries Arctis 5 better than Kingston HyperX Cloud II?

  • 28 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs60 Ohms
  • 2m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs1m
  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?
  • Compatible with Xbox Live
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.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 Arctis 5
2.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 Arctis 5
3.cable length
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A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Razer StarCraft II Razer Banshee

12.13m

1m

3m

4.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.

Kingston HyperX Cloud II
SteelSeries Arctis 5

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

25000Hz

22000Hz

2.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.

Best

Audeze iSine VR

16 Ohms

60 Ohms

32 Ohms

3.has passive noise reduction
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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 Arctis 5
4.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

15Hz

20Hz

5.sound pressure level
?

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

98dB/mW

6.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

53mm

40mm

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 II
SteelSeries Arctis 5
2.highest frequency mic
?

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

Best

Razer Kraken Pro V2

100000Hz

18000Hz

10000Hz

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

-39dBV/Pa

-48dBV/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

100Hz

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

Kingston HyperX Cloud II
SteelSeries Arctis 5
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

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 II
SteelSeries Arctis 5
2.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Razer Nari

Kingston HyperX Cloud II
SteelSeries Arctis 5
3.compatible with PlayStation
?

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

Kingston HyperX Cloud II
SteelSeries Arctis 5
4.compatible with Xbox Live
?

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 II
SteelSeries Arctis 5

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 II
SteelSeries Arctis 5
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 II
SteelSeries Arctis 5
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

1

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

Kingston HyperX Cloud II
SteelSeries Arctis 5
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.

Kingston HyperX Cloud II
SteelSeries Arctis 5
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.

Kingston HyperX Cloud II
SteelSeries Arctis 5

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