I reviewed the HyperX Cloud Alpha Wireless headset back in October. The battery life that lasts ten times longer than the competition is the greatest trick it can pull off. They are on sale for the lowest price we've seen.

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HyperX Cloud Alpha is a wireless network.

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I was skeptical when I received these headphones. The majority of wireless gaming headsets have less than 30 hours of battery life. HyperX claimed they got three hundred hours.

I decided to take a look at them. I found that three hundred wasn't quite accurate after playing non stop at 50 percent volume. They got over 300 hours in my test. The headphones overshot their battery life by more than the rest of the headsets.

They're comfortable, they get rich sound, and even though they don't have active noise cancellation, they block out sound naturally. Even though I spoke directly to him, he couldn't hear me.

Since those sacrifice were likely part of what makes the 300-hour battery possible, we'll allow it, even though they don't have a wireless option.