$50 Gaming Headset Showdown: HyperX Cloud Stinger VS Roccat Elo X Stereo

Which budget model deserves your dollars?

Photos taken by the author.

OVERVIEW

Official HyperX marketing image, https://www.hyperxgaming.com/unitedstates/us/headsets/cloud-stinger-gaming-headset
Official Roccat marketing image, provided directly by Roccat/Turtle Beach.
Photo taken by the author.

SOUND QUALITY

The Cloud Stinger is let down only a little by the feel of this leatherette. Photo taken by the author.

COMFORT

Roccat’s leatherette is nicer and the contoured pad seals better against my head shape. Photo taken by the author.

BUILD/DESIGN

MICROPHONE

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FINAL WINNER: Roccat Elo X Stereo

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