HyperX Cloud Core
vs
Turtle Beach Recon 200

HyperX Cloud Core
Turtle Beach Recon 200
Cloud Core Recon 200 Difference
Model HyperX Cloud Core Turtle Beach Recon 200
Travel-Friendly / Outside Noise Isolation 3.0 / 5.0 2.8 / 5.0 0.2 (7%)
Critical Listening / Sound Quality 3.8 / 5.0 3.6 / 5.0 0.15 (4%)
Gaming Quality 3.4 / 5.0 3.4 / 5.0 0 (0%)
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 3.0 / 5.0 0.1 (3%)
Watching TV Sound Experience 3.0 / 5.0 2.9 / 5.0 0.15 (5%)
Price $ 70.0 $ 54.8 15.2 (22%)
Year 2016 2018 2 (0%)
Microphone Yes Yes
Wireless No No
Battery Life 0.0 Hours 6.6 Hours 6.6 (660000%)
Ear Breathability 3.1 / 5.0 2.5 / 5.0 0.6 (20%)
Comfort 4.0 / 5.0 3.5 / 5.0 0.5 (12%)
Controls 0.0 / 5.0 3.4 / 5.0 3.4 (340000%)
Noise Handling 4.3 / 5.0 3.2 / 5.0 1.1 (26%)
Microphone Quality 4.3 / 5.0 3.6 / 5.0 0.65 (15%)

HyperX Cloud Core

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

Turtle Beach Recon 200

The Turtle Beach Recon 200 has excellent noise cancelling capability. The Turtle Beach Recon 200 is a relatively new headset. In terms of sound quality, the Turtle Beach Recon 200 is one of the best sounding headsets with very clear and crisp sound. For the sports and fitness enthusiasts,the Turtle Beach Recon 200 is not recommended as it lacks in comfort and stability while doing sports. For gaming, the Turtle Beach Recon 200 is not up to par with other similar headsets. Sound leakage is worse that other competitors. The Turtle Beach Recon 200 suffers in terms of outside noise isolation and is not convenient for travel and commution in loud environments. The Turtle Beach Recon 200 is not suitable for those who want the best convenience and sound experience while watching tv.

HyperX Cloud Core vs Turtle Beach Recon 200 Specifications Comparison

Base/Dock

Cloud Core Recon 200
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 Recon 200
High-Bass2.58 dB4.3 dB
Low-Bass0.23 dB3.18 dB
Low-Frequency Extension14.56 Hz10 Hz
Mid-Bass1.87 dB4.6 dB
Std. Err.1.85 dB3.93 dB

Battery

Cloud Core Recon 200
Audio while chargingN/AYes
Battery LifeN/A15.7 hrs
Battery TypeN/ARechargable
Charge TimeN/A3.1 hrs
Passive PlaybackN/ANo
Power Saving FeatureN/ANo

Bluetooth

Cloud Core Recon 200
Bluetooth VersionN/AN/A
Multi-Device PairingN/AN/A
NFC PairingN/AN/A

Breathability

Cloud Core Recon 200
Avg.Temp.Difference6.7 C9.3 C

Cable

Cloud Core Recon 200
Connection1/8" TRRS1/8" TRRS
DetachableNoNo
Length3.6 ft3.9 ft

Case

Cloud Core Recon 200
HN/AN/A
LN/AN/A
TypeNo caseN/A
VolumeN/AN/A
WN/AN/A

Comfort

Cloud Core Recon 200
Clamping Force1.0 lbs1.2 lbs
Weight0.69 lbs0.6 lbs

Controls

Cloud Core Recon 200
Additional ButtonsN/APresets
Call/Music ControlNoNo
Channel MixingN/AN/A
Ease of useN/ADecent
FeedbackN/AGood
Microphone ControlNoAdjustable
Noise Canceling ControlN/AN/A
Talk-ThroughN/AN/A
Volume ControlNoYes

Frequency Response Consistency

Cloud Core Recon 200
Avg. Std. Deviation1.18 dB0.77 dB

Latency

Cloud Core Recon 200
Default Latency0 ms0 ms
aptX LatencyN/AN/A
aptX(LL) LatencyN/AN/A

Leakage

Cloud Core Recon 200
Overall Leakage @ 1ft40.67 dB43.01 dB

Mid

Cloud Core Recon 200
High-Mid-1.41 dB-3.13 dB
Low-Mid-0.82 dB-2.52 dB
Mid-Mid-1.06 dB-3.42 dB
Std. Err.1.35 dB3.29 dB

Noise Handling

Cloud Core Recon 200
SpNR36.33 dB16.62 dB

Noise Isolation

Cloud Core Recon 200
Bass0.93 dB0.35 dB
Mid-9.99 dB-10.06 dB
Overall Attenuation-13.39 dB-12.69 dB
Self-Noise0 dB23.41 dB
Treble-32.02 dB-29.25 dB

Portability

Cloud Core Recon 200
H3.2 "2.5 "
L7.1 "7.2 "
Transmitter requiredN/AN/A
Volume125 Cu. Inches139 Cu. Inches
W5.5 "7.7 "

Recording Quality

Cloud Core Recon 200
FR Std. Dev.2.62 dB3.82 dB
Gain29.86 dB23.42 dB
HFE9665.27 Hz7452.94 Hz
LFE96.52 Hz193.04 Hz
Weighted THD0.3751.726

Soundstage

Cloud Core Recon 200
Correlated Crosstalk0.0 dB0.0 dB
PRTF Accuracy (Std. Dev.)1.49 dB2.19 dB
PRTF Distance9.22 dB7.62 dB
PRTF Size (Avg.)4.06 dB4.33 dB

Total Harmonic Distortion

Cloud Core Recon 200
Weighted THD @ 1005.4920.503
Weighted THD @ 900.7661.622

Treble

Cloud Core Recon 200
High-Treble0.36 dB-3.53 dB
Low-Treble-2.98 dB-1.22 dB
Mid-Treble1.99 dB0.05 dB
Std. Err.4.56 dB2.61 dB

Wired

Cloud Core Recon 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 Core Recon 200
Line of Sight RangeN/AN/A
Obstructed RangeN/AN/A

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