SteelSeries Arctis 7 Wireless 2017
vs
HyperX Cloud Revolver

SteelSeries Arctis 7 Wireless 2017
HyperX Cloud Revolver
Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 Cloud Revolver Difference
Model SteelSeries Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 HyperX Cloud Revolver
Travel-Friendly / Outside Noise Isolation 3.3 / 5.0 3.0 / 5.0 0.35 (11%)
Critical Listening / Sound Quality 4.0 / 5.0 3.9 / 5.0 0.05 (1%)
Gaming Quality 4.2 / 5.0 3.8 / 5.0 0.35 (8%)
Office Environment Sound Isolation 3.6 / 5.0 3.2 / 5.0 0.35 (10%)
Comfort and Stability while doing Sports 3.5 / 5.0 2.9 / 5.0 0.6 (17%)
Watching TV Sound Experience 3.7 / 5.0 3.0 / 5.0 0.7 (19%)
Price $ 146.7 $ 135.0 11.7 (8%)
Year 2016 2016 0 (0%)
Microphone Yes Yes
Wireless Yes No
Battery Life 7.9 Hours 0.0 Hours 7.9 (100%)
Ear Breathability 3.3 / 5.0 3.2 / 5.0 0.15 (5%)
Comfort 3.8 / 5.0 3.8 / 5.0 0 (0%)
Controls 3.6 / 5.0 3.4 / 5.0 0.15 (4%)
Noise Handling 4.4 / 5.0 4.5 / 5.0 0.1 (2%)
Microphone Quality 4.0 / 5.0 4.3 / 5.0 0.3 (7%)

SteelSeries Arctis 7 Wireless 2017

The wireless support in SteelSeries Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 is very convenient. The sound isolation in SteelSeries Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 is great overall and there is minimum sound leakage. In terms of sound quality, the SteelSeries Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 is one of the best sounding headsets with very clear and crisp sound. For gaming, the SteelSeries Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 has excellent support and feature set that enables superb gaming experience. The SteelSeries Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 is great for watching TV and is very convenient while enabling immersive sound experience. The SteelSeries Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 has excellent noise cancelling capability. In terms of recording quality and voice chat usage, the SteelSeries Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 performs reasonably well against the competition. For the sports and fitness enthusiasts,the SteelSeries Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 is not recommended as it lacks in comfort and stability while doing sports. The SteelSeries Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 suffers in terms of outside noise isolation and is not convenient for travel and commution in loud environments.

HyperX Cloud Revolver

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

SteelSeries Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 vs HyperX Cloud Revolver Specifications Comparison

Base/Dock

Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 Cloud Revolver
Dock ChargingNoN/A
Line InYesN/A
Line OutYesN/A
Optical InputNoN/A
PC CompatibleAudio + MicrophoneN/A
PS4 CompatibleAudio + MicrophoneN/A
Power SupplyUSBN/A
RCA InputNoN/A
TypeWireless USB DongleN/A
USB InputYesN/A
Xbox One CompatibleAudio OnlyN/A

Bass

Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 Cloud Revolver
High-Bass3.6 dB2.37 dB
Low-Bass-1.9 dB1.22 dB
Low-Frequency Extension10 Hz10 Hz
Mid-Bass1.69 dB2.66 dB
Std. Err.2.42 dB2.05 dB

Battery

Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 Cloud Revolver
Audio while chargingYesN/A
Battery Life24 hrsN/A
Battery TypeRechargableN/A
Charge Time3.5 hrsN/A
Passive PlaybackYesN/A
Power Saving FeatureYesN/A

Bluetooth

Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 Cloud Revolver
Bluetooth VersionN/AN/A
Multi-Device PairingN/AN/A
NFC PairingN/AN/A

Breathability

Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 Cloud Revolver
Avg.Temp.Difference5.3 C6.1 C

Cable

Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 Cloud Revolver
Connection1/8" TRS1/8" TRS
DetachableYesNo
Length4.2 ft4.1 ft

Case

Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 Cloud Revolver
HN/AN/A
LN/AN/A
TypeNo caseNo case
VolumeN/AN/A
WN/AN/A

Comfort

Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 Cloud Revolver
Clamping Force1.3 lbs0.8 lbs
Weight0.9 lbs0.85 lbs

Controls

Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 Cloud Revolver
Additional ButtonsNoNo
Call/Music ControlNoNo
Channel MixingAdjustableAdjustable
Ease of useDecentGood
FeedbackGreatGood
Microphone ControlAdjustableYes
Noise Canceling ControlN/AN/A
Talk-ThroughN/AN/A
Volume ControlYesYes

Frequency Response Consistency

Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 Cloud Revolver
Avg. Std. Deviation1.27 dB1.07 dB

Latency

Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 Cloud Revolver
Default Latency28 ms0 ms
aptX LatencyN/AN/A
aptX(LL) LatencyN/AN/A

Leakage

Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 Cloud Revolver
Overall Leakage @ 1ft39.21 dB40.08 dB

Mid

Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 Cloud Revolver
High-Mid-0.75 dB2.19 dB
Low-Mid2.44 dB0.03 dB
Mid-Mid-0.91 dB-1.19 dB
Std. Err.2.03 dB1.86 dB

Noise Handling

Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 Cloud Revolver
SpNR40.56 dB46.11 dB

Noise Isolation

Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 Cloud Revolver
Bass0.61 dB-0.45 dB
Mid-7.37 dB-4.53 dB
Overall Attenuation-13.3 dB-11.18 dB
Self-Noise21.11 dB0 dB
Treble-33.64 dB-28.63 dB

Portability

Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 Cloud Revolver
H2.9 "4 "
L7.6 "8.1 "
Transmitter requiredNoN/A
Volume154 Cu. Inches252 Cu. Inches
W7 "7.8 "

Recording Quality

Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 Cloud Revolver
FR Std. Dev.3.89 dB1.98 dB
Gain23.6 dB35.31 dB
HFE6736.4 Hz6544.63 Hz
LFE84.76 Hz20 Hz
Weighted THD0.520.268

Soundstage

Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 Cloud Revolver
Correlated Crosstalk0.0 dB0.0 dB
PRTF Accuracy (Std. Dev.)4.26 dB1.45 dB
PRTF Distance16.64 dB17.54 dB
PRTF Size (Avg.)8.97 dB4.53 dB

Total Harmonic Distortion

Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 Cloud Revolver
Weighted THD @ 1000.4950.154
Weighted THD @ 900.7810.596

Treble

Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 Cloud Revolver
High-Treble-1.41 dB-3.59 dB
Low-Treble-0.57 dB-1.31 dB
Mid-Treble-1.01 dB-2.79 dB
Std. Err.2.23 dB4.11 dB

Wired

Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 Cloud Revolver
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

Arctis 7 Wireless 2017 Cloud Revolver
Line of Sight Range125 ftN/A
Obstructed Range36 ftN/A

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