HyperX Cloud Core + 7.1 Headset Review

A classic gaming headset gets a new look and a new bundle

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OVERVIEW

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SOUND QUALITY

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From left to right: Cloud Core 7.1 dongle, Cloud Revolver S dongle, Cloud Alpha S dongle. They all have a shirt clip on the back that makes them wobbly. The Alpha S dongle sits best on a desk. Photo taken by the author.

USB DONGLE

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The new ear pads are a little more textured, but of a similar size and quality to earlier models. Photo taken by the author.

COMFORT

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The new headband is sleek, simple, and nice. Photo taken by the author.

BUILD/DESIGN

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The cutout for the mic hole flap is still here, but the flap is no longer included. Photo taken by the author.

MICROPHONE

FINAL THOUGHTS

I do radio voice work by day, and write by day and night. I studied film and production. I love audio, design, and music. Also video games.

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