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SteelSeries Arctis 9X

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Audeze Penrose vs SteelSeries Arctis 9X

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Why is Audeze Penrose better than SteelSeries Arctis 9X?

  • 30000Hz higher high-frequency
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    50000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
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    10Hzvs20Hz
  • 60mm bigger driver unit
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    100mmvs40mm
  • Compatible with PlayStation
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  • 52g lighter
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    320gvs372g
  • Has USB Type-C
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  • 0.9 newer Bluetooth version
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    5vs4.1
  • Has a removable microphone
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Why is SteelSeries Arctis 9X better than Audeze Penrose?

  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
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  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • 5h longer battery life
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    20hvs15h
  • 1h shorter charge time
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    2hvs3h
  • 36.25% cheaper
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    214.21 €vs336.02 €

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$299

SteelSeries Arctis 9X

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$95

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$164
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$120
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$309
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$201
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0.0/10
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SteelSeries Arctis 9X
5.5
2 User reviews
SteelSeries Arctis 9X
5.5/10
2 User reviews

Features

Build quality

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5.5/10
2 votes

Sound quality

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7.5/10
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Microphone quality

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6.0/10
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Comfort

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7.0/10
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Design

1.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has an over-the-ear form
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Comfortable full-size form with earcups that fully enclose your ears. This model is loved for its increased sound isolation and the fact that it won't leak sound to your neighbors. It offers potential for maximum bass and loudness levels.
3.has a detachable cable
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.weight

320g

372g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
5.can be folded
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Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
6.cable length

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A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
7.waterproof depth rating

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The waterproof depth rating indicates how well the device is protected against water ingress and water pressure. Devices which can withstand more water pressure are better for swimming or diving.
8.has RGB lighting
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RGB lighting allows you to choose between millions of colors and customize the look of your PC components.
9.has an earbud form
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The earbud form is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. For some people it is more comfortable than in-ear form.

Sound quality

1.has passive noise reduction
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The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
3.highest frequency

50000Hz

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
4.impedance

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32 Ohms

Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
6.sound pressure level

120dB/mW

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Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
7.has a neodymium magnet
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Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
8.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.
9.diaphragm size

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The diaphragm moves air back and forth to create sound. The bigger the diaphragm, the more bass it can produce.

Microphone

1.has a noise-canceling microphone
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These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
2.lowest mic frequency

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100Hz

The lowest frequency that the mic can pick up. Better for recording bass.
3.highest mic frequency

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10000Hz

The highest frequency that the mic can pick up. Better for recording treble.
4.mic sensitivity

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-38dBV/Pa

It's the 'loudness' of the sound that the microphone can pick up.
5.Has a wind noise reduction microphone
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A wind noise reduction microphone is designed to reduce wind interference, providing sharper audio in windy situations.
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
7.has a removable microphone
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The microphone can be attached or detached if necessary.

Power

1.battery power

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Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
4.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.
5.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
6.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
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A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
2.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
3.compatible with PlayStation
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The headset can be used for playing games on PlayStation video game consoles.
4.compatible with Xbox
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You can use your headset for in-game voice chat, private chat, audio for video chat, and in-game voice recognition using Xbox services.
5.Has USB Type-C
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SteelSeries Arctis 9X
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
7.Has Bluetooth aptX
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aptX is a codec used for transmitting audio wirelessly with Bluetooth. It is developed by Qualcomm, and supports 16-bit audio at a bit rate of 384kbps.
8.maximum Bluetooth range

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6m

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
9.supports Wi-Fi
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The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.has a mute function
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SteelSeries Arctis 9X
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
2.can be used as a headset
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A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
3.warranty period

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When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
4.control panel placed on a device
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There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.
5.multipoint count

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Multipoint allows you to link to more Bluetooth devices and switch between them. For example you can easily switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
6.has a vibration function
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The device offers realistic experiences with deep bass sound for gamers.
7.Has an in-line control panel
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There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
8.has an accelerometer
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An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.
9.Has audio digital encryption
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The audio signal is coded and encrypted digitally, allowing for highly secure conversations.

Miscellaneous

1.Price (global median value)

336.02 €

214.21 €

Updated on Fri May 13 2022
The global median price is determined by calculating the median value of all the prices available for a product, taking into account all markets.

Price comparison

Audeze Penrose

ProductStorePrice
Audeze Penrose amazonAudeze Penrose Wireless Gaming Headset f...Audeze Penrose Wireless Gaming Headset for Playstation 4 and 5, Mac, Windows, Switch, Skype, Zoom with Low-Latency Wireless & Bluetooth
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$299
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$299

SteelSeries Arctis 9X

Buy used:

$95

ProductStorePrice
SteelSeries Arctis 9X amazonSteelSeries Arctis 9X Wireless Gaming He...SteelSeries Arctis 9X Wireless Gaming Headset – Integrated Xbox Wireless + Bluetooth – 20+ Hour Battery Life – for Xbox One and Series X
amazon logo
$164
SteelSeries Arctis 9X amazonSteelSeries 61483 Arctis 9X Wireless Gam...SteelSeries 61483 Arctis 9X Wireless Gaming Headset– Black (Renewed)
amazon logo
$120
SteelSeries Arctis 9X amazonSteelSeries - Arctis 9X Wireless Stereo ...SteelSeries - Arctis 9X Wireless Stereo Gaming Headset for Xbox One and Series X + Bluetooth + 20 Hour Battery Life - Black - with Headphone Cleaner + MicroFibercloth + USB Power Cube and More
amazon logo
$309
SteelSeries Arctis 9X amazonSteelseries Arctis 9X Black Headphones
amazon logo
$201
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