Corsair Void Elite RGB Vs HyperX Cloud Flight: Comparison and Review for Gamers

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This is the review and comparison of Corsair Void RGB Elite Wireless and HyperX Cloud Flight headset. These both are middle range headsets. Both has almost the same features but some which make them stand out. So, check out which one is better.

Corsair Void RGB Elite Wireless

HyperX Cloud Flight

Frequency response 20 Hz-30 KHz 20Hz–20,000Hz
Impedance 32k Ohms @ 1 kHz 32 Ω
Driver 50mm neodymium Dynamic, 50mm with neodymium magnets
Sensitivity 116dB (+/-3dB) 106dB SPL/mW at 1kHz
Connection 4 pin USB Type A USB charge cable (1m) + Detachable 3.5mm headphone cable (1.3m)
 Color Black, Black with white Black
 Weight 400 grams 300 grams

Introduction

Corsair Void RGB Elite Wireless

This headset is retailing for under $99.99. The void RGB elite Wireless is a mouthful and according to Corsair, an update to the drivers, the mic, and the comfort over the existing Void Pro.

HyperX Cloud Flight

This is the first wireless gaming headset from HyperX. It has all the things as compared to the middle range headsets. The microphone, comfort, sound quality, all are average. For this price range, this is quite nice.

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Design & Features

Corsair Void RGB Elite Wireless

Inside the box, you will get a manual, a USB to microUSB for charging, the 2.4 gigahertz wireless dongle and a windscreen for the mic. The dongle is hilariously large versus the more modern offerings. In terms of looks not a lot has changed, this is a design I think almost everyone has seen at one point. The design is pretty much unchanged. The glassy exterior sides are kind of a bummer because while they look fresh right out of the box, they will be fingerprint magnets.

Build quality is solid, mostly plastic to conserve weight but metal where they need to be specifically the aluminum alloy hinges and the metal inserts inside the slides where the hinges connect. Even the plastic on the headband feels pretty legit similar to what you’d see on like a Sennheiser game. Minimal Corsair branding on the headband itself and it’s got a pretty huge range of adjustment. It has markings on either side for indicators as well. These things get absolutely huge, it will be perfect for any head size.

The Wireless is available in either black or white. The right ear cup houses nothing while the left contains the mini USB charging port, connection indicator, LED, and the multi-function control. This is going to control volume as well as toggle 7.1 surround on and off and even move between your EQ presets. The same stock presets which is in the Corsair Virtuoso and of course, you’re free to make your own as well. You can have as many as you want but the hardware will only toggle between your top 5.

On the outside of the cup, you’ve also got a power button and a mic mute button which when long press will also toggle between side tone on and off or the ability to hear yourself back in your own headphones.

HyperX Cloud Flight

This is their first foray into the wireless headset world which comes with a little dongle. It works with PC, ps4, ps4 pro. It’s got goose-neck microphone and it’s no foamy foam the microphone is detachable. You’ve got the mute button in back of the ear cups and when you turn the power on, it also turns on these fancy lights. HyperX has never had lights on their headphones before.

There’s power button, wired headphone jack, charging port and the microphone plug, all in the left ear cup. On the right ear cup, we have volume up and down but no chat mix, You can’t make sure game chat and your game which is unfortunate. There’s no Dolby or 7.1 surround sound, this is a straight 2.0. You get just straight stereo but I don’t really see that as a problem. I was really happy with the sound that I was getting when I was playing with them for the time that I had to spend with them.

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Comfort

Corsair Void RGB Elite Wireless

Inside the headband padding is covered in a breathable mesh and it’s very low density memory foam, this is super squishy and really comfortable. In Exterior, the ear cuffs is gloss plastic with the sales logo and RGB and trimmed in matte plastic.

Ear pads a breathable mesh memory foam as well, much more dense than the headband though. They breathe easy, they’re really comfortable and don’t seem to attract everything. Inside the drivers just covered with a thin textured fabric. Shape of the cuffs is really unique, honestly it works great. The top and bottom of my ear make contact with the pads even though you can hardly ever tell but the outside of my ear never makes contact with the driver.

The ear cuffs swivel 90 degrees, it can be worn very comfortably on the shoulders. With a weight of around 390 grams, they’re not super light but they are insanely comfortable. This is one of the most comfortable gaming headsets, I can game in these for hours at a time, there’s no sweat. They don’t move on me under regular use but they kind of give the impression they’re just like hanging on your head. Compared to the HS 70 these are wildly more comfortable than that headset.

HyperX Cloud Flight

They aren’t very comfortable. I like them quite a bit, I played a couple hours on PC and a few hours on ps4 and these things never felt uncomfortable to me. They felt really good.

You got some soft touch sort of rubberized ear cups, plastic arms, steel band, memory foam, leatherette with HyperX symbol. It’s nice and solid. They’re looking pretty darn sturdy and they’re a little bit more stealthy than the typical HyperX. These feel very good and also has lots of adjustments. So, if you got a big head, you can be sure. The ear are cups for larger style ears and overall it’s a solid build. They do have this lay flat, so it doesn’t choke you.

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Microphone

Corsair Void RGB Elite Wireless

The mic is instead of being detachable is the boom style. So, it also mutes according to position, when it’s up is muted and the LED goes red and when it’s down it’s live in the LED does nothing. I did learn that you can deactivate the voice prompts inside IQ. But, this mic also has a little tone that goes off when you adjust it. The thing about this mic is it has like 10 degrees of rotation from the top before it goes live. So, you really have to make sure this thing is all the way up or rely on the manual mic mute button.

Overall quality, this mic is passable for a gaming mic. It’s not terribly clear, it’s not really defined. The levels of sound are also really low. The boom arm is flexible, so you can get this a little closer to your mouth to help out with the levels. It is omnidirectional mic, so you will hear the background noise quite a bit. If there’s one positive thing I can say about this mic is that I’m really getting very little artifacting, it’s passable for a gaming mic.

HyperX Cloud Flight

This headset has the detachable microphone which is good because you don’t have to worry about its design to take that headset to any outer area. The sound from this boom mic is clear and detailed. Even in a noisy environment the mic works in a very good way. Again you have the mute button on the back of the headset.

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Sound Performance

Corsair Void RGB Elite Wireless

For a sound quality in game, it’s actually pretty solid. Sound-stage feels good for close backside. Detail is there, the simulated 7.1 on offer here is Dolby headphone. It isn’t a game changer but it does make the world feel a bit bigger and it certainly didn’t hurt directional awareness even in a modern title like break point. The Void pro got knocked a little bit for being bass light. These are actually a little false bass heavy, you may find you want to tone this down or try the FPS shooter preset if there’s something specific you’re trying to pick out in game like footsteps. One big thing I noticed versus the HS 70 is that there’s no background hiss when there’s no audio playing, these you can barely tell they’re even on until something starts playing. I also have no issues with range, connection or lag either.

Now as far as music listening goes these are gonna be passable for casual listening. These can be EQ and I’ll share my preset because none of the factory presets really deliver the goods for music. The trick is to get a decent amount of bass while still having some sort of high-end to help cut through that, I don’t even think this preset really nails it but it’s the best I could get. Like the bass boost preset doesn’t really hit and it sounds muffled on the high end. These are Wireless but they’re not as strong as something like a hyper x cloud 2 for a point of reference. I mean, $100 Wireless isn’t really where you go for music listening.

HyperX Cloud Flight

It’s 2.0 stereo, there’s no 7.1 surround sound. The 7.1 is not often a big advantage in my experience, 2.0 gave me a lot of directionality. I played pub G on the PC and then I played battlefield 1 on the ps4 and I found that directionality of all the different sounds coming from everywhere. You could hear things coming from behind, it was very tight and very crisp.

The sound profile for these is balanced. It doesn’t mean that they are too crispy, they overload you with bass, there’s a nice and punchy bass. This does sound really nice and I found myself enjoying these headphones. For this price range you’ve got lots of competitions in the headset. The One thing that these don’t have that the rest do have is that 7.1 or 5.1 surround sound. For me, it’s not a big deal but for other people may be it matters.

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Conclusion

Corsair Void RGB Elite Wireless

It is extremely comfortable, sounds really solid in-game, and you have access to pretty much every control you would need on your headset. If your budget is a sharp $100, I think it’s down to this or the Arctis 1 which depending on how you’re gonna use your headset.

HyperX Cloud Flight

These are a little bit more pricey but a little bit less feature packed than others but they do feel really good. Even though they’re in a pretty tight market for wireless headphones in the $150 range, these I like better than the other headsets.

They are comfortable for long sessions, they are good-looking and a little stealthy. I really have been kind of impressed there’s plenty of volume on the ps4 which is something that I always worry about because sometimes ps4 headsets don’t really crank out the volume. Just sounded great on everything that I tried them on.

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[i2pc pros_icon=”icon icon-plus-thick” cons_icon=”icon icon-minus-thick” show_title=”true” title=”Corsair Void RGB Elite Wireless” show_button=”false” pros_title=”Pros” cons_title=”Cons” ][i2pros]Wireless audio via RF means no lag
Accurate microphone
Cloth headphone pads are decent for glasses[/i2pros][i2cons]Surround sound and battery meter tied to app
extremely loose fit
RGB lighting drains battery much faster.[/i2cons][/i2pc] [i2pc pros_icon=”icon icon-plus-thick” cons_icon=”icon icon-minus-thick” show_title=”true” title=”Pros & Cons” show_button=”false” pros_title=”Pros” cons_title=”Cons” ][i2pros]Incredibly lightweight and cozy
Strong overall sound quality
Crisp microphone[/i2pros][i2cons]Fairly bland design[/i2cons][/i2pc]

Buy Corsair Void RGB Elite Wireless

Buy HyperX Cloud Flight