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HyperX Launches Cloud Core Gaming Headset with 7.1 Surround Sound

HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., today announced the release of the HyperX Cloud Core Gaming Headset with 7.1 surround sound for PC and PS4 gamers. Expanding HyperX’s impressive headset lineup, the Cloud Core Gaming Headset + 7.1 features virtual 7.1 surround sound for clear positional audio and a more immersive gaming experience. Plus, with HyperX’s signature Cloud DNA, the new headset offers the comfort, durability and sound to fit a range of gaming – or today’s virtual classroom meeting – needs at a competitive price point.

The HyperX Cloud Core + 7.1 features an advanced audio control box for convenient controls of headset volume, mic volume, mic mute, and an easily accessible toggle for turning 7.1 surround sound on and off. The Cloud Core Gaming Headset + 7.1 also offers multi-platform compatibility with a USB audio control box for PC and PS4 and offers a 3.5 mm connection for platforms with a 3.5 mm port.

“We are excited to expand our Cloud lineup with the latest HyperX Cloud Core Gaming Headset + 7.1,” said Nate Almond, audio manager, HyperX. “At a time when many school districts are sharing plans for distance learning this Fall and parents are looking for more essential tools to better prepare kids for virtual classroom needs, the Cloud Core + 7.1 offers an affordable, stylish headset solution that supports hours of comfort and high-quality audio while learning from a distance or taking part in online gaming sessions.”

The Cloud Core Gaming Headset + 7.1 is certified by Discord and Teamspeak for seamless chat compatibility and offers a flexible detachable noise-canceling microphone that reduces background noise and provides clearer voice quality for improved in-game chat, or virtual classroom discussions. Aligning with the high-quality build of its predecessors, the Cloud Core + 7.1 utilizes robust aluminium frame construction that provides long-lasting durability and stability. The headset also features soft leatherette and plush memory foam for signature HyperX comfort.

The HyperX Cloud Core Gaming Headset + 7.1 is available for $69.99 MSRP through HyperX’s Online Shop.

HyperX Cloud Core Gaming Headset + 7.1 Specifications:
Part Number: HX-HSCC-2-BK/WW


  • Driver: Dynamic, 53 mm with neodymium magnets
  • Type: Circumaural, Closed back
  • Frequency response: 15Hz-25kHz
  • Impedance: 60 Ω
  • Sound pressure level: 98dB SPL/mW at 1 kHz
  • T.H.D.: < 2%
  • Weight: 309 g
  • Cable length: 1 m
  • Connection type: 3.5 mm plug (4 pole)

Element: Electret condenser microphone}
Polar pattern: Uni-directional, Noise-cancelling
Frequency response: 100 Hz-12 kHz
Sensitivity: -42.6dBV (1 V/Pa at 1 kHz)

USB Audio Control Mixer

  • Weight: 71 g
  • Cable length: 2 m


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