HyperX Cloud 2 Gaming Headset in Review

11 Jun 2017

Hyper X Cloud 2 is a thoroughly redesigned gaming headset meant to deliver optimal hi-fi gaming experience. It has features like a USB sound card audio control for amplifying audio and voice. These headphones have taken the fullest advantage of technology to produce a sound system that can be hardly challenged by any other competitor on the present market. Even the smallest details are not left out. You can hear everything from a distant scuttle to the soft footsteps from a camper’s boot. This could allow you to accurately assess how the game is progressing, thus allowing you to stay on the top of your game. The microphone and the audio have separate volume controls so you can play around with your settings and also toggle surround sound 7.1.

Great design on the HyperX Cloud 2’s

Although these headphones are basically designed for gaming, you can also use them while listening to music or watching movies. The 7.1 surround sound replicates the sound with measured distance and depth. This would allow you to know exactly which direction your opponent is coming from so that you can plan your move accordingly. This headset needs no driver; it is simple plug and play.

The microphone used in this headset uses the sound card that is able to process the sound by canceling out all the unwanted noise. This is also known as noise cancellation. It has an automatic gain control functionality and echo cancellation. Irrespective of the distance you are speaking from, the microphone is able to deliver crystal clear voice with greatly reduced background notice.

There is one more interesting feature about this headset. As the in-game sounds get louder, the voice volume also automatically increases so as to maintain the energy of the game intact. This would allow you to have very smo0oth communication and excellent team coordination. These headphones are certified by Teamspeak and Skype as well as other leading chat programs.


  • Features USB Audio soundcard with 7.1 virtual sound surround. This optimizes the sound output and allows the creation and depth and distance. This would allow you to accurately calculate your enemy moves and plan your own.
  • The ear cups house 53mm driver neodymium magnets. These are able to deliver high quality low, medium and high tones and also reproduce highly enhanced bass. All of these go into providing you with an immersive gaming experience.
  • Noise cancellation using sound card
  • Echo cancellation using sound card
  • 15 to 25 kHz frequency response
  • Memory foam used on the ear pads. There is also an extra set of velour pads that can be alternated according to preference.
  • USB 7.1 connectivity can be used with PC and Mac. The stereo is compatible with PS4 and Xbox one.


  • Excellent sound quality
  • Immersive gaming experience
  • Detachable microphone
  • 53 mm neodymium magnets
  • Brilliant noise and echo cancellation


These come in attractive colors, basically gunmetal, pink and red and offer great sound and excellent noise cancellation. Getting one will not at all be a waste of money as it will undoubtedly increase your gaming experience manifold.



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