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Kingston HyperX Cloud II vs MSI DS502

Kingston HyperX Cloud II Headphones
Kingston HyperX Cloud II
MSI DS502 Headphones
MSI DS502
Available colors
Editiorial reviews
11
4.3 out of 5
4 user ratings
5 stars
50 %
4 stars
50 %
3 stars
0 %
2 stars
0 %
1 stars
0 %
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2 editorial reviews
Today we are taking a look at MSI's brand new gaming headset, the DS502, boasting 7.1 surround soundRead more
Introduction MSI may be better known for their motherboards and graphics cards, but now they're taking another step into the world of PC gaming with the release of the MSI DS502 Gaming Headset. Equipped with a pair of powerful 40mm drivers, a noise cancelling microphone and the MSI Dragon LED lighting, they've got just enough features to appeal to a lot of gamers, and even more so thanks to the fairly promising price tag of $69.99. However, it's a fierce and competitive market these days, with a huge range of competing products for a similar price, so let's find outRead more
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User rating
175
3.6 out of 5
175 user ratings
5 stars
34 %
4 stars
17 %
3 stars
27 %
2 stars
15 %
1 stars
4 %
80
4.0 out of 5
80 user ratings
5 stars
45 %
4 stars
25 %
3 stars
21 %
2 stars
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1 stars
6 %

Full Comparison

Technical details

Kingston HyperX Cloud IIKingston HyperX Cloud II
MSI DS502MSI DS502
Sound outputStereoStereo
StyleOver-EarOver-Ear
Connectivity technologyWiredWired
Headset (integrated/enclosed microphone)yesyes

Design

Kingston HyperX Cloud IIKingston HyperX Cloud II
MSI DS502MSI DS502
Colour of product
  • Black
  • Black,Red
  • Pink,White
  • Red
Black,Red
Acoustic designClosedClosed
Attachment typeHeadbandHeadband

Dimensions

Kingston HyperX Cloud IIKingston HyperX Cloud II
MSI DS502MSI DS502
Weight11.29 oz14.29 oz

Sound

Kingston HyperX Cloud IIKingston HyperX Cloud II
MSI DS502MSI DS502
Channels7.17.1
Impedance60.0 Ω32.0 Ω
Sensitivity< 98< 105
Frequency range15 - 2500020 - 20000
Driver technologyDynamicDynamic
Driver size2.09 in1.57 in
Simulated surround soundyesyes

Microphone

Kingston HyperX Cloud IIKingston HyperX Cloud II
MSI DS502MSI DS502
Microphone typeBoom microphoneBoom microphone
Microphone sensitivity-39.0 dB-36.0 dB

Connectivity

Kingston HyperX Cloud IIKingston HyperX Cloud II
MSI DS502MSI DS502
Cable length12
3.5 mm/6.3 mm adapter includednono
Type of connector
  • 3.5mm
  • USB
  • 3.5mm
  • USB
USByesyes
Type of USB connectorUSB Type-AUSB Type-A
Detachable cablenono

Features

Kingston HyperX Cloud IIKingston HyperX Cloud II
MSI DS502MSI DS502
ButtonsVolumeVolume

Power

Kingston HyperX Cloud IIKingston HyperX Cloud II
MSI DS502MSI DS502
Battery operatednono

Pros & Cons

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