Headset Comparison

Arctis 9X Vs. Kraken Ultimate

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Arctis 9X Kraken Ultimate


Weight (grams): 390 g
Channels: THX Spatial Audio
Connecton Type: Bluetooth (4.1, A2DP, HFP, HSP)USB
Cable Length: 2.0 m
Wireless: Bluetooth, Xbox WirelessN/A
Battery: 20 hoursN/A


Colour Options: Chroma RGB underglow
Lighting Effect: 


Diameter: 40 mm50mm, Custom-tuned
Impedance: 32 Ohm32 Ohms
Frequency Response: 20 - 22000 Hz20 Hz - 20 kHz
Max. input power: 
Sensitivity at 1KHz: 112 dB


Directivity: BidirectionalUnidirectional ECM, Active noise-canceling
Impedance: 2200 Ohm
Sensitivity at 1KHz: -38 +/- 3 dB
Frequency Response: 100 - 10000 Hz100 Hz - 10 kHz
Signal-to-Noise Ratio: > 60 dB
Capsule Size: 
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Arctis 9X

The Arctis 9X by Steelseries, which uses a 40 mm driver. It uses a Bluetooth (4.1, A2DP, HFP, HSP) connection This delivers a frequency response of 20 - 22000 Hz. It also has a Bidirectional microphone with a frequency response of 100 - 10000 Hz.

Kraken Ultimate

The Kraken Ultimate by Razer is a THX Spatial Audio channel gaming headset, which uses a 50mm, Custom-tuned driver. It uses a USB connection with a 2.0 m cable. This delivers a frequency response of 20 Hz - 20 kHz and a sensitivity of 112 dB. It also has a Unidirectional ECM, Active noise-canceling microphone with a frequency response of 100 Hz - 10 kHz and a sensitivity of -38 +/- 3 dB. And only weighs in at 390 g.