We've tested 6 HyperX headphones. They make mid-to high-range gaming headsets, with great microphones and decent audio reproduction but they somewhat lack active features.
Overall, HyperX makes durable and sturdy gaming headsets at an affordable price with excellent noise filtering microphones. This makes them a suitable option for gaming, but their lack of features compared to other popular headsets like the Astro A50 or the Logitech G533 makes them less customizable. They also do not have the convenience of wireless designs, but since they're mostly wired, they have practically no latency.
The HyperX brand does not have a big lineup of headphones, since they only make gaming headsets. The 5 headphones available on their website are:
The best HyperX headset that we've reviewed so far are the Cloud Flight. They're the first wireless variant of the HyperX lineup, which makes them a bit more convenient for gaming since there are no cables to get in your way. They have native mic and audio support for PC and PS4, but unfortunately not for Xbox. On the upside, they come with an audio cable and have a more casual design, with a removable mic so you can use them outdoors with your phone. Unfortunately, the cable does not have a mic, and so you won't be able to use them for voice chat with your console controllers.
The best budget option that HyperX has to offer are Cloud Stinger. The Stinger have an excellent mic and a great sound for their budget price range. They also feel decently sturdy and are quite comfortable around the ears. Unfortunately, they do not have a detachable mic, so they won't look as good using them casually outdoors unlike the rest of the HyperX series. They're also limited by the range of their audio cable, but on the upside, they come with a decently long extension cord, and their wired design will work with both consoles so you can use them with your PS4 and Xbox One controllers for voice chat and audio when gaming.
HyperX makes mostly wired gaming headsets, with excellent microphones and a sturdy build quality. They're decently affordable, they sound moderately well-balanced, and their wired designs have practically no latency, which is good for gaming. Unfortunately, they won't be as convenient as some of the other wireless headsets offered by other brands like Logitech or SteelSeries. They also lack in customization options, with no dedicated software or enhanced active features, which is common for gaming headphones.
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