HyperX, the performance and gaming brand of Kingston Technology, recently launched the new HyperX Cloud Revolver S, the newest headset in HyperX’s lineup of gaming headsets.
A headset we first saw at CES earlier this year, the HyperX Cloud Revolver S is based on HyperX’s Cloud Revolver which we reviewed previously, but now includes several improvements to make it better than its non-S counterpart. The primary feature is the inclusion of a dongle that features Dolby Headphone technology which delivers Dolby preset audio profiles with a touch of a button. The new headset also features 50mm drivers, a noise cancelling microphone, memory foam earpads, a new [...]
Down the hall from Kingston’s CES 2017 suite was HyperX, the gaming and performance components division of Kingston, which now seems to be becoming more independent than ever.
The most impressive showing at the HyperX suite was their upcoming HyperX Predator LED which is an upcoming RGB LED lit high performance memory kit. Unlike other kits on the market, the HyperX Predator LED is able to communicate with the system directly through the memory slots through a proprietary method which is supposed by all the biggest motherboard makers such as ASUS, Gigabyte and MSI. With this, the LEDs on the HyperX Predator LED can be controlled via a software application [...]
As gaming has become significantly more popular over the past few years, several high end German audiomakers have taken notice including Beyerdynamic, a company which has long been heralded as one of the top companies in high end audio. For CES 2017, Beyerdynamic showed off their new 2nd Generation MMX300 and CUSTOM GAME gaming headsets.
The first of the two headsets unveiled at CES 2017 is the 2nd Generation Beyerdynamic MMX300. The updated headset features a full metal frame, 45mm drivers, condenser microphone, replaceable earpads, replaceable headband, and a replaceable cable [...]
Today we’ll be reviewing the Razer Kraken Pro V2 gaming headset which is successor to the Razer Kraken Pro gaming headset launched all the way back in 2012. While Razer has unveiled numerous editions of the Kraken headset lineup including the Kraken Forged Edition, the Kraken 7.1, and Kraken Chroma over the years, the original that everything has been based on has gotten quite long in the tooth and as such, Razer recently revamped the headset offering several major improvements over its predecessor.SpecificationsManufacturer RazerModel Kraken Pro V2Formfactor Over EarInterface 4-pole 3.5mm plug (splitter included)Speaker Driver 50mm [...]
High end audio maker Sennheiser is taking another bite out of the gaming headset market with the Sennheiser GSP 350.
The new Sennheiser GSP 350, designed for gamers from the ground up is the newest addition to Sennheiser’s all gaming portfolio designed to optimize the performance and experience of gamers. Previously, Sennheiser also announced the GSP300 gaming headset back in August.
“This new headset is one of the first products in our all new gaming portfolio, a range designed from the ground up to be the ultimate accessories for optimizing the performance and experience of gamers. Whether through the incredibly accurate sound that places you deeper in [...]
Looking for a new headset, but aren’t interested in spending over $50? HyperX may have just what you’re looking for.
According to a recent announcement, HyperX is launching their new Cloud Stinger gaming headset, which will retail for just $49.99. Despite the relatively affordable pricetag, the HyperX Cloud Stinger isn’t short on features. Weighing in at just 275g, the HyperX Cloud Stinger will feature 50mm directional drivers which work alongside 90 degree rotating ear cups to provide not only comfort for long periods of gaming, but also broader and more accurate sound. Additionally, the HyperX Cloud Stinger will feature HyperX signature memory foam, [...]
Kingston’s HyperX brand has always catered towards enthusiasts and gamers, but up until last year it was always tied to the Kingston name. Not too long ago however, Kingston decided to develop HyperX into a separate gaming oriented brand and along with it they also revealed a whole host of new products including gaming headsets, gaming mice, gaming memory and more.
Last year we had the opportunity to test the Kingston HyperX Cloud II Pro gaming headset where we came away very impressed. The headset was among the most comfortable and best sounding gaming headsets on the market and came in at under a $100 pricetag. It quickly became one of our [...]
Razer today announced the updated Razer Kraken v2 gaming headset lineup featuring the new Razer Kraken V2 Pro and the Razer Kraken v2 7.1. The new headsets bring quite a few new features to the table, chief among them being a new custom tuned driver and an all aluminum unibody frame.
The new drivers used on the Razer Kraken V2 lineup are now custom tuned 50mm drivers which are larger than those found on previous generation Kraken headsets. The larger drivers will provide a wider frequency range and a more powerful bass response. The new Kraken V2 lineup will also feature an aluminum unibody frame which is more durable and flexible than other headset framing [...]
Razer’s ManO’ War headset which launched back in April has quickly become one of the most popular wireless gaming headsets of this year, but for those who aren’t interested in wireless, Razer is now offering a wired option in the Razer Man O’War 7.1.
Built on the same platform as the original ManO’War, the ManO’War 7.1 utilizes powerful 50mm drivers combined with a new USB digital-to-analog converter for crisp, outstanding audio. The unit also has a retractable MEMS boom microphone which allows the microphone to be retracted out of sight when not in use.
For multiplatform gamers, the Razer ManO’War 7.1 is also compatible [...]
Professional audio vendor Sennheiser recently announced the launch of the new GSP 300 gaming headset at Gamescom in Cologne, Germany, making it the first headset in Sennheiser’s new gaming design range of gaming headsets.
Supporting PC Mac, PS4 and Xbox One, the new Sennheiser GSP 300 will feature a closed acoustic design, a broadcast quality microphone and memory foam ear pads which Sennheiser claims will “enhance every gaming session with even greater clarity and realism”. Sennheiser has also built the GSP 300 with durability in mind using high quality materials and backing the headset with a 2 year international warranty.
“This headset [...]