Product Comparison: HyperX Cloud Core vs HyperX Cloud II


General Specifications
Brand
HyperX
HyperX
Model
Cloud Core
Cloud II
Origin
China
China
About the Product
HyperX Cloud Core has leatherette memory foam ear pads and a super-soft padded leatherette headband for maximum comfort, even when you’re stuck in an endless battle. It delivers ear-pleasing performance with crystal-clear lows, mids and highs, enhanced bass reproduction and the same audio specs as the award-winning HyperX Cloud headset. It’s pro-gaming optimized, with a detachable microphone and the distinctive HyperX design, and TeamSpeak certified.
HyperX Cloud II features a redesigned USB sound card audio control box that amplifies audio and voice for an optimal Hi-Fi gaming experience, so you can hear what you’ve been missing. Open up a world of detail other gamers will never know — the rustle of a camper’s boot, the scuttle in a distant vent. Its independent audio and microphone volume control lets you adjust not only sound volume but also mic volume and easily toggle Surround Sound 7.1 or the mic sound on and off.
Key Specs
Noise Canceling
Yes
Yes
Adjustable Headband
Yes
Yes
Detachable Microphone
Yes
Yes
What customers say about "Key Specs"
 
HyperX Cloud II Gaming Headset PC/PS4/Mac/Mobile, Red
  • Noise cancelling for noisy work and study areas (not to mention airplanes), great for gaming, and great for music. sound quality is outstanding.
  • Given the nature of the full-sized cups and conforming pads, surrounding passive noise cancellation is exactly what you'd expect: very good.
  • The noise cancelling is superb, can't hear a damn thing outside once I turn on the headphones.
  • Anti-noise - it has the best passive noise canceling of any headset I've used
  • The quality, the fit, the feel it has when it rests on my head is by far the most comforting and relaxing ever...the noise canceling blocks out sound that I don't want to hear while I'm listening to music, watching amazon video, netflix, hulu gaming on the xbox or computer.
Size & Weight
Height
9.3 in.
4.72 in.
Width
8.5 in.
6.69 in.
Depth
4.5 in.
2.76 in.
Weight
12.5 oz.
11.29 oz.

HyperX Cloud Core

HyperX Cloud II

HyperX Cloud Core

HyperX Cloud II

HyperX Cloud Core

HyperX Cloud II

HyperX Cloud Core

HyperX Cloud II

Headset
Ear Cushion Material
Memory foam & Leather
Velour
Min. Frequency Response
15 Hz
15 Hz
Max. Frequency Response
25 KHz
25 KHz
Sensitivity
98 dB
98 dB
Impedance
60 Ω
60 Ω
Headphone Driver
53 mm.
53 mm.
Operating Principle
Closed
Closed

HyperX Cloud Core

HyperX Cloud II

HyperX Cloud Core

HyperX Cloud II

HyperX Cloud Core

HyperX Cloud II

HyperX Cloud Core

HyperX Cloud II

HyperX Cloud Core

HyperX Cloud II

What customers say about "Headset"
 
HyperX Cloud II Gaming Headset PC/PS4/Mac/Mobile, Red
  • The foam pad on the head of the mic is removable, I guess for replacement or simply for those so inclined to do so. When the mic is detached, the headset is great for music without the boom in the way.
  • All the sounds are clear and you can hear everything. The high frequencies on these Are simply beautiful. All in all these are legit the best and would highly recommend to everyone
  • These were a huge upgrade to my old headset in terms of sound quality - especially with the 7.1 option. They do a great job capturing all frequencies of sound and playing them back.
  • If you need in game sensitivity these are the ones
  • I find these head phones have a fairly flat frequency response with dips in the higher frequencies. The bass and mid sound levels are fairly even in terms of loudness which some may dislike if they are looking for bass heavy headphones
  • Sometimes the sensitivity on the mic is way too high bit the volume adjuster also has a mic sensitivity adjuster so just fix it yourself.
Microphone
Capsule Diameter
6 mm.
6 mm.
Microphone Output Sensitivity
-39 dB
-39 dB
Nominal Impedance
2.2 kΩ
2.2 kΩ
Frequency Response
15-25,000 Hz
50–18000 Hz

HyperX Cloud Core

HyperX Cloud II

HyperX Cloud Core

HyperX Cloud II

HyperX Cloud Core

HyperX Cloud II

What customers say about "Microphone"
 
HyperX Cloud II Gaming Headset PC/PS4/Mac/Mobile, Red
  • The detachable mic is nifty. It plugs in securely on the left side with a 3.5mm jack and features an infinitely bendable but stable stalk to position it exactly where you want it.
  • The sound is good enough and the mic boom sounds fine for my casual gaming sessions. For competitive matches in CS GO or Overwatch, I do switch over to the G4ME Ones just for the convenience of the mechanical mic mute function for discord.
  • Mic Quality: Superb! I use a LOT of VOIP. Skype, Hangouts, all of it sounds a million times better with this than that old desk mic I was using. I've never had a complaint.
  • I do like the option for the detachable mic, but again, it lacks the ability to adjust voice quality, and sounds like you are talking on an old phone. I have yet to try other drivers for this.
  • My mic has also suddenly stopped functioning effectively. It's now recording my output sound. In other words, whatever I hear on my PC, is what my mic is picking up. I do not have Stereo Mix enabled or anything of that sort. I've gone ahead and reinstalled my audio drivers as well, to no avail
Features
Connector Size
3.5
3.5
Cord Length
1 feet
3.3 feet
Compatible Platform(s)
PC, Mac, Mobile devices
PC, Mac, PS4, Xbox One, PS4 Pro, Xbox One S, VR Systems
Extras
Certification from TeamSpeak, Extension cable, Durable solid aluminum frame, Removable microphone with noise canceling
Advanced USB audio control box with built-in DSP sound card, 7.1 Virtual surround sound, Digitally enhanced noise-cancelling microphone
Controls
Headphones volume control, Microphone volume control

HyperX Cloud Core

HyperX Cloud II

What customers say about "Features"
 
HyperX Cloud II Gaming Headset PC/PS4/Mac/Mobile, Red
  • Sound quality is excellent, the mic is flexible and detachable, the cable is nice and long, it comes with velvet ear pads or leather ear pads and a carrying case.
  • The "remote" built into the cord is easy to use and just adds to allure of the headset itself.
  • Listening to a Blu-ray movie on my PC it was great to hear every background sound using the 7.1 feature. Thought it was a gimmick until I tried it and I now believe.
  • Comfort 10/10 This is by far the best feature of this headset. The comfort is like no other headset I've had before. Very comfortable even after all day use. Sometimes I even forget I'm wearing them lol
  • Short cord if using just audio jack
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
2 year(s)
2 year(s)
Certifications
CE
Other Information
MSRP
100 $


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