88points

Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless SE

77points

SteelSeries Arctis 9 Wireless

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Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless SE vs SteelSeries Arctis 9 Wireless

Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless SE
SteelSeries Arctis 9 Wireless

Why is Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless SE better than SteelSeries Arctis 9 Wireless?

  • 20000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    40000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 10mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    50mmvs40mm
  • 11dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    109dB/mWvs98dB/mW
  • Has USB Type-C
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  • Has a removable microphone
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  • 5.44% cheaper
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    194.04 €vs205.21 €
  • Uses 2.4GHz wireless
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  • Compatible with Xbox
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Why is SteelSeries Arctis 9 Wireless better than Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless SE?

  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • 4h longer battery life
    ?

    20hvs16h

Price comparison

Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless SE

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Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless SE walmartCORSAIR Gaming VIRTUOSO RGB SE - Headset...CORSAIR Gaming VIRTUOSO RGB SE - Headset - full size - 2.4 GHz - wireless wired - USB 3.5 mm jack - espresso
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$242
Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless SE walmartCorsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless SE Gaming ...Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless SE Gaming Headset - High-Fidelity 7.1 Surround Sound W/ Broadcast Quality Microphone - Memory Foam Earcups - 20 Hour Battery Life ??? Gunmetal Special Edition
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$252
Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless SE aliexpressFor Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless SE Gam...For Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless SE Gaming HeadsetReplacement Ear Pads Cushion
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$7.33
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Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless SE aliexpressGeekria Comfort Linen Replacement Ear Pa...Geekria Comfort Linen Replacement Ear Pads for Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless SE Headphones Ear Cushions, Headset Earpads
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$7.43

SteelSeries Arctis 9 Wireless

Buy used:

$95

ProductStorePrice
SteelSeries Arctis 9 Wireless amazonSteelSeries Casque Gamer Arctis 7 Noir 2...SteelSeries Casque Gamer Arctis 7 Noir 2019
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$143
SteelSeries Arctis 9 Wireless amazonSteelSeries Arctis 7 - Lossless Wireless...SteelSeries Arctis 7 - Lossless Wireless Gaming Headset with DTS Headphone: X v2.0 Surround - for PC and PlayStation 4 - Black
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$260
SteelSeries Arctis 9 Wireless walmartSteelSeries Arctis 7 Wireless Gaming Hea...SteelSeries Arctis 7 Wireless Gaming Headset Black
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$359
SteelSeries Arctis 9 Wireless walmartSteelSeries Arctis 9X Wireless Gaming He...SteelSeries Arctis 9X Wireless Gaming Headset for Xbox
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$190

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Design

1.has a detachable cable
Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless SE
SteelSeries Arctis 9 Wireless
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
2.weight

360g

376g

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.
3.has an over-the-ear form
Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless SE
SteelSeries Arctis 9 Wireless
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.
4.cable length

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1.6m

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
5.has RGB lighting
Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless SE
SteelSeries Arctis 9 Wireless
RGB lighting allows you to choose between millions of colors and customize the look of your PC components.
6.can be folded
Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless SE
SteelSeries Arctis 9 Wireless
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
7.has an earbud form
Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless SE
SteelSeries Arctis 9 Wireless
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.
8.has an in-ear form
Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless SE
SteelSeries Arctis 9 Wireless
The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.
9.has an on-ear form
Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless SE
SteelSeries Arctis 9 Wireless
This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.

Sound quality

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.highest frequency

40000Hz

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless SE
SteelSeries Arctis 9 Wireless
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.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
5.sound pressure level

109dB/mW

98dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
6.impedance

32 Ohms

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.
7.has a neodymium magnet
Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless SE
SteelSeries Arctis 9 Wireless
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 passive noise reduction
Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless SE
SteelSeries Arctis 9 Wireless
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
9.drivers count

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A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.

Microphone

1.has a noise-canceling microphone
Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless SE
SteelSeries Arctis 9 Wireless
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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6500Hz

The highest frequency that the mic can pick up. Better for recording treble.
4.has a removable microphone
Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless SE
SteelSeries Arctis 9 Wireless
The microphone can be attached or detached if necessary.
5.has a mute function
Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless SE
SteelSeries Arctis 9 Wireless
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
6.mic sensitivity

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless SE)

-38dBV/Pa

It's the 'loudness' of the sound that the microphone can pick up.
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Power

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.
2.charge time

3h

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (SteelSeries Arctis 9 Wireless)

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
3.battery power

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless SE)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (SteelSeries Arctis 9 Wireless)

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.
4.has a rechargeable battery
Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless SE
SteelSeries Arctis 9 Wireless
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
5.has a battery level indicator
Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless SE
SteelSeries Arctis 9 Wireless
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
6.has a removable battery
Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless SE
SteelSeries Arctis 9 Wireless
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.uses 2.4GHz wireless
Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless SE
SteelSeries Arctis 9 Wireless
2.4GHz wireless is used for devices such as headsets, keyboards, and mice. It typically offers better performance than Bluetooth, with low latency and good stability.
2.Can be used wirelessly
Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless SE
SteelSeries Arctis 9 Wireless
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
3.Bluetooth version

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless SE)

4.2

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.
4.has a 3.5mm male connector
Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless SE
SteelSeries Arctis 9 Wireless
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
5.compatible with PlayStation
Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless SE
SteelSeries Arctis 9 Wireless
The headset can be used for playing games on PlayStation video game consoles.
6.compatible with Xbox
Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless SE
SteelSeries Arctis 9 Wireless
You can use your headset for in-game voice chat, private chat, audio for video chat, and in-game voice recognition using Xbox services.
7.Has USB Type-C
Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless SE
SteelSeries Arctis 9 Wireless
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
8.has aptX Adaptive
Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless SE
SteelSeries Arctis 9 Wireless
aptx Adaptive is an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that is developed by Qualcomm. It has a variable bit rate (between 279kbps and 420kbps), which means it can adjust the bit rate for different scenarios, such as listening to HD audio or reducing interference from other devices.
9.has aptX Low Latency
Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless SE
SteelSeries Arctis 9 Wireless
aptX Low Latency is a codec developed by Qualcomm. It uses Bluetooth 5.0 technology to provide low latency audio (around 40ms), which is useful when you want to avoid audio lag (e.g. when playing games).

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless SE
SteelSeries Arctis 9 Wireless
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.
2.multipoint count

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless SE)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (SteelSeries Arctis 9 Wireless)

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.
3.can be used as a headset
Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless SE
SteelSeries Arctis 9 Wireless
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.
4.has a vibration function
Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless SE
SteelSeries Arctis 9 Wireless
The device offers realistic experiences with deep bass sound for gamers.
5.Has an in-line control panel
Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless SE
SteelSeries Arctis 9 Wireless
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
6.warranty period

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless SE)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (SteelSeries Arctis 9 Wireless)

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
7.travel bag is included
Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless SE
SteelSeries Arctis 9 Wireless
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Miscellaneous

1.Price (global median value)

194.04 €

205.21 €

Updated on Sun Apr 17 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

Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless SE

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$242
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$252
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SteelSeries Arctis 9 Wireless

Buy used:

$95

ProductStorePrice
SteelSeries Arctis 9 Wireless amazonSteelSeries Casque Gamer Arctis 7 Noir 2...SteelSeries Casque Gamer Arctis 7 Noir 2019
amazon logo
$143
SteelSeries Arctis 9 Wireless amazonSteelSeries Arctis 7 - Lossless Wireless...SteelSeries Arctis 7 - Lossless Wireless Gaming Headset with DTS Headphone: X v2.0 Surround - for PC and PlayStation 4 - Black
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$260
SteelSeries Arctis 9 Wireless walmartSteelSeries Arctis 7 Wireless Gaming Hea...SteelSeries Arctis 7 Wireless Gaming Headset Black
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$359
SteelSeries Arctis 9 Wireless walmartSteelSeries Arctis 9X Wireless Gaming He...SteelSeries Arctis 9X Wireless Gaming Headset for Xbox
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