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This is the most competitive price range for gaming headsets and as such there is a huge array of options available from mainstream manufacturers as well as dozens of relatively unknown manufacturers that have flooded the low-end market. When considering which option is best, some of the features to consider include surround sound capabilities, the ease of access of any controls, microphone quality and positioning, and above all else comfort — this is essential as these headsets will often be worn for prolonged gaming sessions. Another consideration is hardware compatibility — all the headsets mentioned in this article are PC compliant, however some offer the ability to connect to various consoles and even act as standard headphones for use with mobile phones or tablets and have removable microphones. In order to stand out from the crowd, you may wish to consider one of the more stylish sets, some of which include various lighting effects.
HyperX Cloud II 7.1 Virtual Surround Sound Gaming Headset
- USB Audio Sound Card with 7.1 Virtual Surround Sound, 53mm Drivers Neodymium Magnets.
- Comfortable — 100% memory foam on headband and leatherette cushions.
- Pro-gaming optimised — closed-cup design for passive noise cancellation, Noise Cancelling Microphone & Echo Cancelling via Inline Sound Card.
- TeamSpeak Certified — Voice Chat Optimised.
- Virtual 7.1 surround sound provides you with an upgraded level of audio precision that will give you a competitive edge. Available on Cloud II. HyperX helpline number: 01932 739055
The Hyper X Cloud II gaming headset has an open-back design with a colourful appearance with accented metallic red logos on the earcups and red metal forks and stitching. A traditional curved headband and well-padded, rotatable ear cups as well as…