HyperX Cloud Alpha
vs
Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X

HyperX Cloud Alpha
Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X
Cloud Alpha ATH-AD700X Difference
Model HyperX Cloud Alpha Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X
Travel-Friendly / Outside Noise Isolation 3.0 / 5.0 2.2 / 5.0 0.85 (28%)
Critical Listening / Sound Quality 3.9 / 5.0 3.5 / 5.0 0.4 (10%)
Gaming Quality 3.6 / 5.0 2.8 / 5.0 0.8 (22%)
Office Environment Sound Isolation 3.3 / 5.0 2.5 / 5.0 0.8 (25%)
Comfort and Stability while doing Sports 3.1 / 5.0 2.6 / 5.0 0.45 (15%)
Watching TV Sound Experience 3.1 / 5.0 2.8 / 5.0 0.25 (8%)
Price $ 89.0 $ 91.2 2.2 (2%)
Year 2017 2014 3 (0%)
Microphone Yes No
Wireless No No
Battery Life 0.0 Hours 0.0 Hours 0 (0%)
Ear Breathability 3.2 / 5.0 4.0 / 5.0 0.8 (25%)
Comfort 4.0 / 5.0 3.8 / 5.0 0.25 (6%)
Controls 3.0 / 5.0 0.0 / 5.0 2.95 (100%)
Noise Handling 4.2 / 5.0 0.0 / 5.0 4.15 (100%)
Microphone Quality 3.7 / 5.0 0.0 / 5.0 3.7 (100%)

HyperX Cloud Alpha

The HyperX Cloud Alpha has excellent noise cancelling capability. The HyperX Cloud Alpha is a relatively new headset. In terms of sound quality, the HyperX Cloud Alpha is one of the best sounding headsets with very clear and crisp sound. For gaming, the HyperX Cloud Alpha has excellent support and feature set that enables superb gaming experience. Sound leakage is worse that other competitors. The HyperX Cloud Alpha is not suitable for those who want the best convenience and sound experience while watching tv. For the sports and fitness enthusiasts,the HyperX Cloud Alpha is not recommended as it lacks in comfort and stability while doing sports. The HyperX Cloud Alpha suffers in terms of outside noise isolation and is not convenient for travel and commution in loud environments.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X

For the sports and fitness enthusiasts,the Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X is not recommended as it lacks in comfort and stability while doing sports. The Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X suffers in terms of outside noise isolation and is not convenient for travel and commution in loud environments. Sound leakage is worse that other competitors. The Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X is not suitable for those who want the best convenience and sound experience while watching tv. For gaming, the Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X is not up to par with other similar headsets. The sound quality of the Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X is below average, especially for critical listening. In terms of recording quality and voice chat usage, the Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X performs reasonably well against the competition. In terms of noise cancelling, the Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X has underwhelming sound performance and below average noise handling.

HyperX Cloud Alpha vs Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X Specifications Comparison

Base/Dock

Cloud Alpha ATH-AD700X
Dock ChargingN/AN/A
Line InN/AN/A
Line OutN/AN/A
Optical InputN/AN/A
PC CompatibleN/AN/A
PS4 CompatibleN/AN/A
Power SupplyN/AN/A
RCA InputN/AN/A
TypeN/AN/A
USB InputN/AN/A
Xbox One CompatibleN/AN/A

Bass

Cloud Alpha ATH-AD700X
High-Bass2.2 dB2.37 dB
Low-Bass0.76 dB-5.69 dB
Low-Frequency Extension10 Hz64.42 Hz
Mid-Bass0.63 dB-0.86 dB
Std. Err.1.32 dB3.06 dB

Battery

Cloud Alpha ATH-AD700X
Audio while chargingN/AN/A
Battery LifeN/AN/A
Battery TypeN/AN/A
Charge TimeN/AN/A
Passive PlaybackN/AN/A
Power Saving FeatureN/AN/A

Bluetooth

Cloud Alpha ATH-AD700X
Bluetooth VersionN/AN/A
Multi-Device PairingN/AN/A
NFC PairingN/AN/A

Breathability

Cloud Alpha ATH-AD700X
Avg.Temp.Difference6.2 C2.3 C

Cable

Cloud Alpha ATH-AD700X
Connection1/8" TRRS1/8" TRS
DetachableYesNo
Length4.4 ft9.84 ft

Case

Cloud Alpha ATH-AD700X
HN/AN/A
LN/AN/A
TypePouchNo case
VolumeN/AN/A
WN/AN/A

Comfort

Cloud Alpha ATH-AD700X
Clamping Force0.9 lbs0.80 lbs
Weight0.7 lbs0.57 lbs

Controls

Cloud Alpha ATH-AD700X
Additional ButtonsNoN/A
Call/Music ControlNoNo
Channel MixingNoN/A
Ease of useDecentN/A
FeedbackOkayN/A
Microphone ControlYesN/A
Noise Canceling ControlN/AN/A
Talk-ThroughN/AN/A
Volume ControlYesNo

Frequency Response Consistency

Cloud Alpha ATH-AD700X
Avg. Std. Deviation1.03 dB0.7 dB

Latency

Cloud Alpha ATH-AD700X
Default Latency0 ms0 ms
aptX LatencyN/AN/A
aptX(LL) LatencyN/AN/A

Leakage

Cloud Alpha ATH-AD700X
Overall Leakage @ 1ft35.21 dB63.2 dB

Mid

Cloud Alpha ATH-AD700X
High-Mid0.68 dB3.88 dB
Low-Mid1.75 dB3.06 dB
Mid-Mid-0.47 dB3.17 dB
Std. Err.1.45 dB3.41 dB

Noise Handling

Cloud Alpha ATH-AD700X
SpNR32.11 dBN/A

Noise Isolation

Cloud Alpha ATH-AD700X
Bass0.56 dB0.17 dB
Mid-5.15 dB2.01 dB
Overall Attenuation-11.06 dB-2.88 dB
Self-Noise0 dB0 dB
Treble-28.86 dB-10.42 dB

Portability

Cloud Alpha ATH-AD700X
H3.2 "4.38 "
L7.3 "9.5 "
Transmitter requiredN/AN/A
Volume142 Cu. Inches307 Cu. Inches
W6 "7.38 "

Recording Quality

Cloud Alpha ATH-AD700X
FR Std. Dev.3.04 dBN/A
Gain30.13 dBN/A
HFE10388.94 HzN/A
LFE359.19 HzN/A
Weighted THD0.46N/A

Soundstage

Cloud Alpha ATH-AD700X
Correlated Crosstalk0.0 dB-0.38 dB
PRTF Accuracy (Std. Dev.)3.09 dB4.11 dB
PRTF Distance12.45 dB5.23 dB
PRTF Size (Avg.)3.79 dB-2.11 dB

Total Harmonic Distortion

Cloud Alpha ATH-AD700X
Weighted THD @ 1001.1061.139
Weighted THD @ 900.6520.184

Treble

Cloud Alpha ATH-AD700X
High-Treble-2.32 dB1.1 dB
Low-Treble-2.0 dB-1.62 dB
Mid-Treble-1.12 dB-1.52 dB
Std. Err.4.45 dB4.54 dB

Wired

Cloud Alpha ATH-AD700X
Analog AudioYesYes
OS CompatibilityNot OS specificNot OS specific
PC CompatibleAudio + MicrophoneAudio Only
PS4 CompatibleAudio + MicrophoneAudio Only
USB AudioNoNo
Xbox One CompatibleAudio + MicrophoneAudio Only

Wireless Range

Cloud Alpha ATH-AD700X
Line of Sight RangeN/AN/A
Obstructed RangeN/AN/A

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