The HyperX Cloud Alpha headset is now available

By on September 25, 2017 at 4:00 pm
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HyperX’s latest headset is shipping now.

HyperX headsets have become a regular sight at fighting game tournaments, their rise in the community coinciding with their signing of Daigo Umehara to represent their brand in the FGC. If you’re in the market for a new gaming headset, you might want to note that HyperX’s new Cloud Alpha is now shipping. It is now available through HyperX’s network of retailers and both offline and online, with a MSRP of $99.99 USD.

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Some information and specifications from HyperX:

Cloud Alpha is designed to deliver the ultimate comfort for hours of extended gameplay with premium HyperX signature memory foam, pliable leatherette and an expanded headband to fit a wider range of gamers. Its durable, lightweight aluminum frame features a unique accent design easily recognized during major tournaments or at a local gaming event. Cloud Alpha also features a detachable cable with in-line audio control allowing gamers to adjust volume and mute microphone on the cable, with multi-platform compatibility on  PC, PS4, PS4 Pro, Xbox One, Xbox One S, Mac, Mobile, Nintendo Switch, and other virtual reality systems with 3.5mm ports.


  • HyperX Dual Chamber Technology for more distinction and less distortion
  • HyperX Signature Memory Foam
  • Durable aluminum frame with expanded headband, and new fork design
  • Detachable braided cable with convenient in-line audio control
  • Detachable noise cancellation microphone
  • Discord and TeamSpeak Certified
  • Multi-platform compatibility

Driver: Custom, dynamic 50mm with neodymium magnets
Type: Circumaural, Closed back
Frequency response: 13Hz–27,000Hz
Impedance: 65 Ω
SPL (Sound Pressure Level): 98dBSPL/mW at 1kHz
T.H.D.: < 1%
Weight: 298g
Weight w/ mic and cable: 336g
Cable length and type Detachable headset cable (1.3m) + PC extension cable (2m)
Connection Detachable headset cable – 3.5mm plug
(4 pole) + PC extension cable – 3.5mm stereo and mic plugs 

Element: Electret condenser microphone
Polar pattern: Noise-cancelling
Frequency response: 50Hz–18,000 Hz
Sensitivity: -43dBV (0dB=1V/Pa,1kHz) 

Global Part Numbers
HX-HSCA-RD/AM (Americas)
HX-HSCA-RD/EE (E. Europe)

For more information on the Cloud Alpha and its global availability, you can head over to the Cloud Alpha webpage.


Source: HyperX [press release] Editor-in-Chief. Street Fighterin' since there was only a "II" in the title.