HyperX Cloud Alpha
vs
SteelSeries Siberia 200

HyperX Cloud Alpha
SteelSeries Siberia 200
Cloud Alpha Siberia 200 Difference
Model HyperX Cloud Alpha SteelSeries Siberia 200
Travel-Friendly / Outside Noise Isolation 3.0 / 5.0 2.8 / 5.0 0.25 (8%)
Critical Listening / Sound Quality 3.9 / 5.0 3.9 / 5.0 0.05 (1%)
Gaming Quality 3.6 / 5.0 3.7 / 5.0 0.05 (1%)
Office Environment Sound Isolation 3.3 / 5.0 3.0 / 5.0 0.25 (8%)
Comfort and Stability while doing Sports 3.1 / 5.0 3.0 / 5.0 0.05 (2%)
Watching TV Sound Experience 3.1 / 5.0 3.0 / 5.0 0.1 (3%)
Price $ 89.0 $ 99.8 10.8 (12%)
Year 2017 2015 2 (0%)
Microphone Yes Yes
Wireless No No
Battery Life 0.0 Hours 0.0 Hours 0 (0%)
Ear Breathability 3.2 / 5.0 3.6 / 5.0 0.45 (14%)
Comfort 4.0 / 5.0 3.5 / 5.0 0.5 (12%)
Controls 3.0 / 5.0 2.9 / 5.0 0.1 (3%)
Noise Handling 4.2 / 5.0 4.4 / 5.0 0.25 (6%)
Microphone Quality 3.7 / 5.0 4.7 / 5.0 0.95 (26%)

HyperX Cloud Alpha

For gaming, the HyperX Cloud Alpha has excellent support and feature set that enables superb gaming experience. 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. The HyperX Cloud Alpha has excellent noise cancelling capability. Sound leakage is worse that other competitors. 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 is not suitable for those who want the best convenience and sound experience while watching tv. The HyperX Cloud Alpha suffers in terms of outside noise isolation and is not convenient for travel and commution in loud environments.

SteelSeries Siberia 200

In terms of sound quality, the SteelSeries Siberia 200 is one of the best sounding headsets with very clear and crisp sound. The SteelSeries Siberia 200 has excellent noise cancelling capability. For gaming, the SteelSeries Siberia 200 has excellent support and feature set that enables superb gaming experience. The SteelSeries Siberia 200 is not suitable for those who want the best convenience and sound experience while watching tv. Sound leakage is worse that other competitors. In terms of recording quality and voice chat usage, the SteelSeries Siberia 200 performs reasonably well against the competition. The SteelSeries Siberia 200 suffers in terms of outside noise isolation and is not convenient for travel and commution in loud environments. For the sports and fitness enthusiasts,the SteelSeries Siberia 200 is not recommended as it lacks in comfort and stability while doing sports.

HyperX Cloud Alpha vs SteelSeries Siberia 200 Specifications Comparison

Base/Dock

Cloud Alpha Siberia 200
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 Siberia 200
High-Bass2.2 dB2.32 dB
Low-Bass0.76 dB1.23 dB
Low-Frequency Extension10 Hz11.89 Hz
Mid-Bass0.63 dB1.89 dB
Std. Err.1.32 dB1.86 dB

Battery

Cloud Alpha Siberia 200
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 Siberia 200
Bluetooth VersionN/AN/A
Multi-Device PairingN/AN/A
NFC PairingN/AN/A

Breathability

Cloud Alpha Siberia 200
Avg.Temp.Difference6.2 C3.6 C

Cable

Cloud Alpha Siberia 200
Connection1/8" TRRS1/8" TRRS
DetachableYesNo
Length4.4 ft5.8 ft

Case

Cloud Alpha Siberia 200
HN/AN/A
LN/AN/A
TypePouchNo case
VolumeN/AN/A
WN/AN/A

Comfort

Cloud Alpha Siberia 200
Clamping Force0.9 lbs1.2 lbs
Weight0.7 lbs0.5 lbs

Controls

Cloud Alpha Siberia 200
Additional ButtonsNoNo
Call/Music ControlNoNo
Channel MixingNoNo
Ease of useDecentOkay
FeedbackOkayOkay
Microphone ControlYesYes
Noise Canceling ControlN/AN/A
Talk-ThroughN/AN/A
Volume ControlYesYes

Frequency Response Consistency

Cloud Alpha Siberia 200
Avg. Std. Deviation1.03 dB0.57 dB

Latency

Cloud Alpha Siberia 200
Default Latency0 ms0 ms
aptX LatencyN/AN/A
aptX(LL) LatencyN/AN/A

Leakage

Cloud Alpha Siberia 200
Overall Leakage @ 1ft35.21 dB46.0 dB

Mid

Cloud Alpha Siberia 200
High-Mid0.68 dB-1.15 dB
Low-Mid1.75 dB2.28 dB
Mid-Mid-0.47 dB-2.15 dB
Std. Err.1.45 dB2.32 dB

Noise Handling

Cloud Alpha Siberia 200
SpNR32.11 dB39.99 dB

Noise Isolation

Cloud Alpha Siberia 200
Bass0.56 dB0.37 dB
Mid-5.15 dB-2.07 dB
Overall Attenuation-11.06 dB-7.87 dB
Self-Noise0 dB0 dB
Treble-28.86 dB-21.86 dB

Portability

Cloud Alpha Siberia 200
H3.2 "3 "
L7.3 "8 "
Transmitter requiredN/AN/A
Volume142 Cu. Inches127 Cu. Inches
W6 "5.3 "

Recording Quality

Cloud Alpha Siberia 200
FR Std. Dev.3.04 dB3.09 dB
Gain30.13 dB34.74 dB
HFE10388.94 Hz20480.0 Hz
LFE359.19 Hz20 Hz
Weighted THD0.460.39

Soundstage

Cloud Alpha Siberia 200
Correlated Crosstalk0.0 dB0.0 dB
PRTF Accuracy (Std. Dev.)3.09 dB3.51 dB
PRTF Distance12.45 dB15.21 dB
PRTF Size (Avg.)3.79 dB6.41 dB

Total Harmonic Distortion

Cloud Alpha Siberia 200
Weighted THD @ 1001.1061.818
Weighted THD @ 900.6520.901

Treble

Cloud Alpha Siberia 200
High-Treble-2.32 dB-5.02 dB
Low-Treble-2.0 dB-0.81 dB
Mid-Treble-1.12 dB0.85 dB
Std. Err.4.45 dB2.97 dB

Wired

Cloud Alpha Siberia 200
Analog AudioYesYes
OS CompatibilityNot OS specificNot OS specific
PC CompatibleAudio + MicrophoneAudio + Microphone
PS4 CompatibleAudio + MicrophoneAudio + Microphone
USB AudioNoNo
Xbox One CompatibleAudio + MicrophoneAudio + Microphone

Wireless Range

Cloud Alpha Siberia 200
Line of Sight RangeN/AN/A
Obstructed RangeN/AN/A

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