HyperX Cloud Mix review: The best of both worlds
With crisp and clear audio output, a sleek and comfortable design and support for both wired and wireless connections, the HyperX Cloud Mix is an impressively capable device that doesn't sacrifice quality for versatility.
- Comfortable ear cups
- Solid build quality
- Wired and wireless support
- Excellent audio quality
- Not exactly cheap
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HyperX has come a long way in recent years. From its humble beginnings as the gaming-focused offshoot of PC components manufacturer Kingston, the brand has expanded to encompass a wide array of devices suitable not just for gamers, but for anyone who enjoys high-quality tech.
This broader appeal is especially apparent with the company's latest headset, the HyperX Cloud Mix. Despite falling under the "gaming headset" umbrella, the Cloud Mix serves a variety of needs, whether it be chatting with your teammates in Fortnite or rocking out to an adrenaline-pumping playlist during your daily workout. This versatility, combined with HyperX's commitment to producing premium-quality products, makes the Cloud Mix an excellent choice for folks wanting a headset capable of meeting all their audio and communication needs.
- Padded ear cups are soft yet firm
- Support for wired and wireless operation adds welcome versatility
- Braided cable is excellent for travelling
- Strong bass and crisp highs
- Boom mic picks up clear voice while ignoring background audio
- Good battery life
- Switching between wired and wireless modes is a cinch
- Detachable boom mic keeps it compact for travel and when listening to music
- On-ear controls provide easy access to key functions
The HyperX Cloud Mix has a whole lot going for it. Not only is it a comfortable and attractive headset that delivers crisp and clear audio, its support for both wired and wireless modes broadens its appeal beyond the enthusiast gaming audience most "gaming headsets" target. By combining all the features of a general-use wireless headset with the audio and build quality of top-tier gaming peripherals, HyperX has crafted a tremendously capable device as suitable for office workers and music lovers as it is for up-and-coming professional gamers.
Pricing and availability
The HyperX Cloud Mix is available from JB Hi-Fi for an RRP of $299.
HyperX Cloud Mix Wired Gaming Headset with Bluetooth
Immerse yourself in a pulse-pounding audio experience with the HyperX Cloud Mix gaming headset.