72points

SteelSeries Arctis 5

76points

SteelSeries Arctis 7

SteelSeries Arctis 5
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28 facts in comparison

SteelSeries Arctis 5 vs SteelSeries Arctis 7

SteelSeries Arctis 5
SteelSeries Arctis 7
72
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SteelSeries Arctis 5
76
points
SteelSeries Arctis 7

Why is SteelSeries Arctis 5 better than SteelSeries Arctis 7?

  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    22000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 3500Hz higher microphone high-frequency
    ?

    10000Hzvs6500Hz
  • 1.8m longer cable
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    3mvs1.2m

Why is SteelSeries Arctis 7 better than SteelSeries Arctis 5?

  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • Has a rechargeable battery
    ?
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.has an over-the-ear form
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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.

SteelSeries Arctis 5
SteelSeries Arctis 7
2.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

SteelSeries Arctis 5
SteelSeries Arctis 7
3.cable length
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A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Razer StarCraft II Razer Banshee

12.13m

3m

1.2m

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

SteelSeries Arctis 5
SteelSeries Arctis 7
5.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.

SteelSeries Arctis 5
SteelSeries Arctis 7

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

22000Hz

20000Hz

2.impedance
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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

32 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.

SteelSeries Arctis 5
SteelSeries Arctis 7
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

20Hz

20Hz

5.sound pressure level
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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

40mm

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.

SteelSeries Arctis 5
SteelSeries Arctis 7
2.highest frequency mic
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The highest frequencies that the mic can pick up well. Better for recording treble.

Best

Razer Kraken Pro V2

100000Hz

10000Hz

6500Hz

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

-48dBV/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

100Hz

100Hz

5.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

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

SteelSeries Arctis 5
SteelSeries Arctis 7
2.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

SteelSeries Arctis 5
SteelSeries Arctis 7

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.

SteelSeries Arctis 5
SteelSeries Arctis 7
2.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

SteelSeries Arctis 5
SteelSeries Arctis 7
3.compatible with PlayStation
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The headset can be used for playing games on PlayStation video game consoles.

SteelSeries Arctis 5
SteelSeries Arctis 7
4.compatible with Xbox Live
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You can use your headset for in-game voice chat, private chat, audio for video chat, and in-game voice recognition using Xbox services.

SteelSeries Arctis 5
SteelSeries Arctis 7

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.

SteelSeries Arctis 5
SteelSeries Arctis 7
2.has a mute function
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The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

SteelSeries Arctis 5
SteelSeries Arctis 7
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

1

1

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

SteelSeries Arctis 5
SteelSeries Arctis 7
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.

SteelSeries Arctis 5
SteelSeries Arctis 7

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