93points

Razer Thresher Ultimate

49points

SteelSeries 5Hv2

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Razer Thresher Ultimate vs SteelSeries 5Hv2

Razer Thresher Ultimate
SteelSeries 5Hv2
Razer Thresher Ultimate
SteelSeries 5Hv2

Why is Razer Thresher Ultimate better than SteelSeries 5Hv2?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • 4Hz lower low-frequency
    12Hzvs16Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
  • 8 Ohms lower impedance
    32 Ohmsvs40 Ohms
  • Has a mute function
  • Supports Dolby Digital
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)

Why is SteelSeries 5Hv2 better than Razer Thresher Ultimate?

  • 6000Hz higher microphone high-frequency
    16000Hzvs10000Hz
  • 25Hz lower microphone low-frequency
    75Hzvs100Hz
  • 4dBV/Pa higher microphone sensitivity
    -38dBV/Pavs-42dBV/Pa
  • Has a removable microphone
  • Has an in-line control panel

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Design

1.has an over-the-ear form
Razer Thresher Ultimate
SteelSeries 5Hv2

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
Razer Thresher Ultimate
SteelSeries 5Hv2

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

3.has a detachable cable
Razer Thresher Ultimate
SteelSeries 5Hv2

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

4.has a straight plug
Razer Thresher Ultimate
SteelSeries 5Hv2

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

5.can be folded
Razer Thresher Ultimate
SteelSeries 5Hv2

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

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Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Razer Thresher Ultimate
SteelSeries 5Hv2

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

2.lowest frequency

12Hz

16Hz

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

32 Ohms

40 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.

Best

Turtle Beach Ear Force XO Seven Pro

16 Ohms

4.highest frequency

28000Hz

28000Hz

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

Best

Roccat Khan Pro

40000Hz

5.has a neodymium magnet
Razer Thresher Ultimate
SteelSeries 5Hv2

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.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Razer Thresher Ultimate
SteelSeries 5Hv2

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.

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Microphone

1.mic sensitivity

-42dBV/Pa

-38dBV/Pa

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

Best

Creative Sound BlasterX H7

94dBV/Pa

2.highest frequency mic

10000Hz

16000Hz

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

Best

Corsair HS60

100000Hz

3.lowest frequency mic

100Hz

75Hz

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

4.number of microphones

1

1

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

Best

ASTRO Gaming A38

4

5.has a removable microphone
Razer Thresher Ultimate
SteelSeries 5Hv2

The microphone can be attached or detached if necessary.

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Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Razer Thresher Ultimate
SteelSeries 5Hv2

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

2.has a battery level indicator
Razer Thresher Ultimate
SteelSeries 5Hv2

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Connectivity

1.compatible with PlayStation
Razer Thresher Ultimate
SteelSeries 5Hv2

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

2.Can be used wirelessly
Razer Thresher Ultimate
SteelSeries 5Hv2

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

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Features

1.can be used as a headset
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SteelSeries 5Hv2

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
Razer Thresher Ultimate
SteelSeries 5Hv2

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

3.control panel placed on a device
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SteelSeries 5Hv2

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.

4.has included ear pads
Razer Thresher Ultimate
SteelSeries 5Hv2

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

5.has an in-line control panel
Razer Thresher Ultimate
SteelSeries 5Hv2

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
Razer Thresher Ultimate
SteelSeries 5Hv2

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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