91points

Razer Thresher Ultimate

84points

SteelSeries Arctis 3

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Razer Thresher Ultimate vs SteelSeries Arctis 3

Razer Thresher Ultimate
SteelSeries Arctis 3
Razer Thresher Ultimate
SteelSeries Arctis 3
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Why is Razer Thresher Ultimate better than SteelSeries Arctis 3?

  • 8Hz lower low-frequency
    12Hzvs20Hz
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Can be folded

Why is SteelSeries Arctis 3 better than Razer Thresher Ultimate?

  • Has a noise canceling microphone
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • Compatible with Xbox Live

Top specs and features

Design

1.has an over-the-ear form
Razer Thresher Ultimate
SteelSeries Arctis 3

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 Arctis 3

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 Arctis 3

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 Arctis 3

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 Arctis 3

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

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

28000Hz

22000Hz

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

2.impedance

32 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.

Best

Turtle Beach Ear Force XO Seven Pro

16 Ohms

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Razer Thresher Ultimate
SteelSeries Arctis 3

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

4.lowest frequency

12Hz

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

5.driver unit size

50mm

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

6.has a neodymium magnet
Razer Thresher Ultimate
SteelSeries Arctis 3

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

Microphone

1.has a noise canceling microphone
Razer Thresher Ultimate
SteelSeries Arctis 3

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

2.mic sensitivity

-42dBV/Pa

-48dBV/Pa

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

Best

Creative Sound BlasterX H7

94dBV/Pa

3.highest frequency mic

10000Hz

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

1

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

Best

ASTRO Gaming A38

4

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Razer Thresher Ultimate
SteelSeries Arctis 3

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

2.has a battery level indicator
Razer Thresher Ultimate
SteelSeries Arctis 3

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Razer Thresher Ultimate
SteelSeries Arctis 3

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

2.Can be used wirelessly
Razer Thresher Ultimate
SteelSeries Arctis 3

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

3.compatible with PlayStation
Razer Thresher Ultimate
SteelSeries Arctis 3

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

4.compatible with Xbox Live
Razer Thresher Ultimate
SteelSeries Arctis 3

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

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Razer Thresher Ultimate
SteelSeries Arctis 3

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 Arctis 3

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

3.control panel placed on a device
Razer Thresher Ultimate
SteelSeries Arctis 3

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.warranty period

1

1

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

5.has included ear pads
Razer Thresher Ultimate
SteelSeries Arctis 3

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Miscellaneous

1.supports Dolby Digital
Razer Thresher Ultimate
SteelSeries Arctis 3

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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