84points

SteelSeries Arctis 3

54points

SteelSeries Siberia 150

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SteelSeries Arctis 3 vs SteelSeries Siberia 150

SteelSeries Arctis 3
SteelSeries Siberia 150
SteelSeries Arctis 3
SteelSeries Siberia 150
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Why is SteelSeries Arctis 3 better than SteelSeries Siberia 150?

  • Has a noise canceling microphone
  • Supports Dolby Digital
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has included ear pads
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Compatible with Xbox Live

Why is SteelSeries Siberia 150 better than SteelSeries Arctis 3?

  • 6000Hz higher microphone high-frequency
    16000Hzvs10000Hz
  • 10dBV/Pa higher microphone sensitivity
    -38dBV/Pavs-48dBV/Pa
  • 50Hz lower microphone low-frequency
    50Hzvs100Hz

Top specs and features

Design

1.has an over-the-ear form
SteelSeries Arctis 3
SteelSeries Siberia 150

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
SteelSeries Arctis 3
SteelSeries Siberia 150

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

3.cable length

3m

1.5m

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Razer StarCraft II Razer Banshee

12.13m

4.has a straight plug
SteelSeries Arctis 3
SteelSeries Siberia 150

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

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

22000Hz

20000Hz

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.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
SteelSeries Arctis 3
SteelSeries Siberia 150

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

3.lowest frequency

20Hz

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

4.driver unit size

40mm

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

5.has a neodymium magnet
SteelSeries Arctis 3
SteelSeries Siberia 150

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.sound pressure level

98dB/mW

94dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

Razer Kraken 7.1 V2

123dB/mW

Microphone

1.has a noise canceling microphone
SteelSeries Arctis 3
SteelSeries Siberia 150

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

2.mic sensitivity

-48dBV/Pa

-38dBV/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

16000Hz

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

Best

Corsair HS60

100000Hz

4.lowest frequency mic

100Hz

50Hz

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

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
SteelSeries Arctis 3
SteelSeries Siberia 150

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

2.Can be used wirelessly
SteelSeries Arctis 3
SteelSeries Siberia 150

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

3.compatible with PlayStation
SteelSeries Arctis 3
SteelSeries Siberia 150

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

4.compatible with Xbox Live
SteelSeries Arctis 3
SteelSeries Siberia 150

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
SteelSeries Arctis 3
SteelSeries Siberia 150

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
SteelSeries Arctis 3
SteelSeries Siberia 150

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

3.control panel placed on a device
SteelSeries Arctis 3
SteelSeries Siberia 150

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
SteelSeries Arctis 3
SteelSeries Siberia 150

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Miscellaneous

1.supports Dolby Digital
SteelSeries Arctis 3
SteelSeries Siberia 150

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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