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Kingston HyperX Cloud gaming headset review

Rating: 9.5.

Kingston’s reputation as a maker of storage solutions is well cemented at this point – they have been making memory modules, flash drives and solid state drives for years now. Today however we look at something new from the company after a partnership with QPAD. The resulting amalgamation of influences has produced a smart looking piece of kit, known as the HyperX Cloud gaming headset. It has a stitched leather headband and memory foam earcups … all built around a pair of 53mm drivers.

HyperX Cloud gaming headset overview:

Enhanced comfort

  • Memory foam ear cushions
  • Super soft padded leather headband
  • Over the ear cups
  • Leatherette padding on cups

Superior audio performance in gaming or professional audio 

  • HiFi capable
  • 53mm Drivers
  • Closed cup design

Pro-gaming optimized

  • Designed in Sweden and recommended by the world’s most elite professional organizations
  • Closed cup design for enhanced passive noise cancellation
  • Playstation 4 compatible Mini stereo jack plug (3.5mm connectivity)
  • Solid aluminum construction Long cable

Distinctive HyperX design with improved accessories

  • Two interchangeable ear cushions
  • HyperX branding on headband, outer ear cups, and control box
  • Red and black color theme on headband stitching, braided cable, pouch, and control box
  • Stronger pouch material with additional Velcro lock pocket
  • Airplane adaptor compatible

Detachable premium microphone

  • 100-12,000 Hz frequency response
  • 105dB SPL
  • Improved slimmer mic windshield
  • Removable microphone boom

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