HyperX Cloud Stinger gaming headset performance benchmarks

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

 HyperX Cloud Stinger gaming headset performance benchmarks
Model HyperX Cloud Stinger
Travel-Friendly / Outside Noise Isolation 3.0 / 5.0
Critical Listening / Sound Quality 3.8 / 5.0
Gaming Quality 3.6 / 5.0
Office Environment Sound Isolation 3.2 / 5.0
Comfort and Stability while doing Sports 3.0 / 5.0
Watching TV Sound Experience 3.0 / 5.0
Price $ 49.0
Year 2016
Microphone Yes
Wireless No
Battery Life 0.0 Hours
Ear Breathability 3.1 / 5.0
Comfort 3.8 / 5.0
Controls 2.9 / 5.0
Noise Handling 4.4 / 5.0
Microphone Quality 4.2 / 5.0


Cloud Stinger Base/Dock

Dock ChargingN/A
Line InN/A
Line OutN/A
Optical InputN/A
PC CompatibleN/A
PS4 CompatibleN/A
Power SupplyN/A
RCA InputN/A
USB InputN/A
Xbox One CompatibleN/A

Cloud Stinger Bass

High-Bass2.06 dB
Low-Bass3.1 dB
Low-Frequency Extension10 Hz
Mid-Bass3.08 dB
Std. Err.2.59 dB

Cloud Stinger Battery

Audio while chargingN/A
Battery LifeN/A
Battery TypeN/A
Charge TimeN/A
Passive PlaybackN/A
Power Saving FeatureN/A

Cloud Stinger Bluetooth

Bluetooth VersionN/A
Multi-Device PairingN/A
NFC PairingN/A

Cloud Stinger Breathability

Avg.Temp.Difference6.3 C

Cloud Stinger Cable

Connection1/8" TRRS
Length6.5 ft

Cloud Stinger Case

TypeNo case

Cloud Stinger Comfort

Clamping Force1 lbs
Weight0.6 lbs

Cloud Stinger Controls

Additional ButtonsNo
Call/Music ControlNo
Channel MixingNo
Ease of useOkay
Microphone ControlYes
Noise Canceling ControlN/A
Volume ControlYes

Cloud Stinger Frequency Response Consistency

Avg. Std. Deviation1.1 dB

Cloud Stinger Latency

Default Latency0 ms
aptX LatencyN/A
aptX(LL) LatencyN/A

Cloud Stinger Leakage

Overall Leakage @ 1ft43.13 dB

Cloud Stinger Mid

High-Mid0.26 dB
Low-Mid-5.36 dB
Mid-Mid-2.37 dB
Std. Err.3.93 dB

Cloud Stinger Noise Handling

SpNR38.82 dB

Cloud Stinger Noise Isolation

Bass0.48 dB
Mid-9.83 dB
Overall Attenuation-14.14 dB
Self-Noise0 dB
Treble-33.87 dB

Cloud Stinger Portability

H3.6 "
L8.8 "
Transmitter requiredN/A
Volume250 Cu. Inches
W7.9 "

Cloud Stinger Recording Quality

FR Std. Dev.2.01 dB
Gain32.68 dB
HFE5583.4 Hz
LFE83.54 Hz
Weighted THD0.241

Cloud Stinger Soundstage

Correlated Crosstalk0.0 dB
PRTF Accuracy (Std. Dev.)1.82 dB
PRTF Distance15.37 dB
PRTF Size (Avg.)6.12 dB

Cloud Stinger Total Harmonic Distortion

Weighted THD @ 1001.124
Weighted THD @ 900.379

Cloud Stinger Treble

High-Treble-1.61 dB
Low-Treble0.03 dB
Mid-Treble-1.15 dB
Std. Err.3.68 dB

Cloud Stinger Wired

Analog AudioYes
OS CompatibilityNot OS specific
PC CompatibleAudio + Microphone
PS4 CompatibleAudio + Microphone
USB AudioNo
Xbox One CompatibleAudio + Microphone

Cloud Stinger Wireless Range

Line of Sight RangeN/A
Obstructed RangeN/A

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Critics Reviews

The HyperX Cloud and HyperX Cloud II headsets are already among the best gaming-specific earphones on the market under 0, but now the company is attacking the sub- space with the Cloud Stinger.
HyperX Cloud Stinger – Design, Build and Features The Cloud Stinger is a wired stereo headset, and features a jet-black design with a large red HyperX logo on each ear cup.
Conclusion. I’m giving the HyperX Cloud Stinger Core two review scores. Compared to other devices, sure – the Cloud Stinger Core is inferior in many ways. As a headset, when compared to everything else and taking price out of it, it’s probably a 7 or 7.5/10.
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