75points

Kingston HyperX Cloud

88points

Thermaltake Cronos AD

Kingston HyperX Cloud
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Kingston HyperX Cloud vs Thermaltake Cronos AD

Kingston HyperX Cloud
Thermaltake Cronos AD
Kingston HyperX Cloud
Thermaltake Cronos AD

Why is Kingston HyperX Cloud better than Thermaltake Cronos AD?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    15Hzvs20Hz
  • Has a removable microphone
  • Has included ear pads
  • Travel bag is included

Why is Thermaltake Cronos AD better than Kingston HyperX Cloud?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
  • 28 Ohms lower impedance
    32 Ohmsvs60 Ohms
  • 1m longer cable
    2mvs1m
  • 29g lighter
    321gvs350g
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • 1 more microphone(s)
    2vs1

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Design

1.has an over-the-ear form
Kingston HyperX Cloud
Thermaltake Cronos AD

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
Kingston HyperX Cloud
Thermaltake Cronos AD

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

3.weight

350g

321g

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4.cable length

1m

2m

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

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12.13m

5.has a detachable cable
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Thermaltake Cronos AD

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

6.has a tangle free cable
Kingston HyperX Cloud
Thermaltake Cronos AD

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Kingston HyperX Cloud
Thermaltake Cronos AD

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

2.lowest frequency

15Hz

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

3.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.

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Turtle Beach Ear Force XO Seven Pro

16 Ohms

4.highest frequency

25000Hz

22000Hz

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

Best

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40000Hz

5.has a neodymium magnet
Kingston HyperX Cloud
Thermaltake Cronos AD

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

6.driver unit size

53mm

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

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Microphone

1.has a noise canceling microphone
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Thermaltake Cronos AD

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

2.mic sensitivity

-39dBV/Pa

-42dBV/Pa

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

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94dBV/Pa

3.highest frequency mic

12000Hz

10000Hz

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

Best

Corsair HS60

100000Hz

4.lowest frequency mic

100Hz

100Hz

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

Ozone Rage Z50

10Hz

5.number of microphones

1

2

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

Best

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4

6.has a removable microphone
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Thermaltake Cronos AD

The microphone can be attached or detached if necessary.

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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
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Thermaltake Cronos AD

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

2.compatible with PlayStation
Kingston HyperX Cloud
Thermaltake Cronos AD

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

3.Can be used wirelessly
Kingston HyperX Cloud
Thermaltake Cronos AD

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

SteelSeries Arctis Pro Wireless

4.compatible with Xbox Live
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Thermaltake Cronos AD

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

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Features

1.can be used as a headset
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Thermaltake Cronos AD

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
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Thermaltake Cronos AD

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

3.warranty period

2

2

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.has included ear pads
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Thermaltake Cronos AD

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

5.has an in-line control panel
Kingston HyperX Cloud
Thermaltake Cronos AD

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

6.travel bag is included
Kingston HyperX Cloud
Thermaltake Cronos AD

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

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