HyperX Cloud Core
vs
Razer Kraken Pro V2

HyperX Cloud Core
Razer Kraken Pro V2
Cloud Core Kraken Pro V2 Difference
Model HyperX Cloud Core Razer Kraken Pro V2
Travel-Friendly / Outside Noise Isolation 3.0 / 5.0 2.9 / 5.0 0.15 (5%)
Critical Listening / Sound Quality 3.8 / 5.0 3.5 / 5.0 0.3 (8%)
Gaming Quality 3.4 / 5.0 3.5 / 5.0 0.05 (1%)
Office Environment Sound Isolation 3.2 / 5.0 3.0 / 5.0 0.25 (8%)
Comfort and Stability while doing Sports 2.9 / 5.0 2.8 / 5.0 0.1 (3%)
Watching TV Sound Experience 3.0 / 5.0 2.9 / 5.0 0.15 (5%)
Price $ 70.0 $ 90.0 20 (29%)
Year 2016 2016 0 (0%)
Microphone Yes Yes
Wireless No No
Battery Life 0.0 Hours 0.0 Hours 0 (0%)
Ear Breathability 3.1 / 5.0 3.1 / 5.0 0 (0%)
Comfort 4.0 / 5.0 3.5 / 5.0 0.5 (12%)
Controls 0.0 / 5.0 3.0 / 5.0 3 (300000%)
Noise Handling 4.3 / 5.0 4.2 / 5.0 0.1 (2%)
Microphone Quality 4.3 / 5.0 4.4 / 5.0 0.1 (2%)

HyperX Cloud Core

In terms of sound quality, the HyperX Cloud Core is one of the best sounding headsets with very clear and crisp sound. The HyperX Cloud Core has excellent noise cancelling capability. For gaming, the HyperX Cloud Core is not up to par with other similar headsets. In terms of recording quality and voice chat usage, the HyperX Cloud Core performs reasonably well against the competition. Sound leakage is worse that other competitors. The HyperX Cloud Core is not suitable for those who want the best convenience and sound experience while watching tv. The HyperX Cloud Core 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 HyperX Cloud Core is not recommended as it lacks in comfort and stability while doing sports.

Razer Kraken Pro V2

The Razer Kraken Pro V2 has excellent noise cancelling capability. The Razer Kraken Pro V2 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. For gaming, the Razer Kraken Pro V2 is not up to par with other similar headsets. In terms of recording quality and voice chat usage, the Razer Kraken Pro V2 performs reasonably well against the competition. For the sports and fitness enthusiasts,the Razer Kraken Pro V2 is not recommended as it lacks in comfort and stability while doing sports. The sound quality of the Razer Kraken Pro V2 is below average, especially for critical listening. The Razer Kraken Pro V2 is not suitable for those who want the best convenience and sound experience while watching tv.

HyperX Cloud Core vs Razer Kraken Pro V2 Specifications Comparison

Base/Dock

Cloud Core Kraken Pro V2
Dock ChargingN/AN/A
Line InNoN/A
Line OutNoN/A
Optical InputNoN/A
PC CompatibleN/AN/A
PS4 CompatibleN/AN/A
Power SupplyN/AN/A
RCA InputNoN/A
TypeN/AN/A
USB InputNoN/A
Xbox One CompatibleN/AN/A

Bass

Cloud Core Kraken Pro V2
High-Bass2.58 dB5.8 dB
Low-Bass0.23 dB-2.4 dB
Low-Frequency Extension14.56 Hz28.28 Hz
Mid-Bass1.87 dB4.48 dB
Std. Err.1.85 dB4.25 dB

Battery

Cloud Core Kraken Pro V2
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 Core Kraken Pro V2
Bluetooth VersionN/AN/A
Multi-Device PairingN/AN/A
NFC PairingN/AN/A

Breathability

Cloud Core Kraken Pro V2
Avg.Temp.Difference6.7 C6.8 C

Cable

Cloud Core Kraken Pro V2
Connection1/8" TRRS1/8" TRS
DetachableNoNo
Length3.6 ft11 ft

Case

Cloud Core Kraken Pro V2
HN/AN/A
LN/AN/A
TypeNo caseNo case
VolumeN/AN/A
WN/AN/A

Comfort

Cloud Core Kraken Pro V2
Clamping Force1.0 lbs0.9 lbs
Weight0.69 lbs0.7 lbs

Controls

Cloud Core Kraken Pro V2
Additional ButtonsN/A
Call/Music ControlNoNo
Channel MixingN/ANo
Ease of useN/ADecent
FeedbackN/ADecent
Microphone ControlNoYes
Noise Canceling ControlN/AN/A
Talk-ThroughN/AN/A
Volume ControlNoYes

Frequency Response Consistency

Cloud Core Kraken Pro V2
Avg. Std. Deviation1.18 dB1.17 dB

Latency

Cloud Core Kraken Pro V2
Default Latency0 ms0 ms
aptX LatencyN/AN/A
aptX(LL) LatencyN/AN/A

Leakage

Cloud Core Kraken Pro V2
Overall Leakage @ 1ft40.67 dB47.48 dB

Mid

Cloud Core Kraken Pro V2
High-Mid-1.41 dB-2.48 dB
Low-Mid-0.82 dB5.07 dB
Mid-Mid-1.06 dB2.33 dB
Std. Err.1.35 dB3.78 dB

Noise Handling

Cloud Core Kraken Pro V2
SpNR36.33 dB33.09 dB

Noise Isolation

Cloud Core Kraken Pro V2
Bass0.93 dB0.01 dB
Mid-9.99 dB-6.56 dB
Overall Attenuation-13.39 dB-12.65 dB
Self-Noise0 dB0 dB
Treble-32.02 dB-31.75 dB

Portability

Cloud Core Kraken Pro V2
H3.2 "4.5 "
L7.1 "7.6 "
Transmitter requiredN/AN/A
Volume125 Cu. Inches218 Cu. Inches
W5.5 "6.4 "

Recording Quality

Cloud Core Kraken Pro V2
FR Std. Dev.2.62 dB4.94 dB
Gain29.86 dB38.38 dB
HFE9665.27 Hz20186.38 Hz
LFE96.52 Hz89.8 Hz
Weighted THD0.3750.609

Soundstage

Cloud Core Kraken Pro V2
Correlated Crosstalk0.0 dB0.0 dB
PRTF Accuracy (Std. Dev.)1.49 dB3.46 dB
PRTF Distance9.22 dB10.97 dB
PRTF Size (Avg.)4.06 dB6.19 dB

Total Harmonic Distortion

Cloud Core Kraken Pro V2
Weighted THD @ 1005.4920.835
Weighted THD @ 900.7660.602

Treble

Cloud Core Kraken Pro V2
High-Treble0.36 dB-3.02 dB
Low-Treble-2.98 dB-5.13 dB
Mid-Treble1.99 dB-1.73 dB
Std. Err.4.56 dB4.77 dB

Wired

Cloud Core Kraken Pro V2
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 Core Kraken Pro V2
Line of Sight RangeN/AN/A
Obstructed RangeN/AN/A

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