What is a gaming keyboard? What specific requirements does a keyboard have before it’s considered in the “gaming” category? There is only one thing. Yeah, a lot of people will tell you different things like, a specific number of anti-ghosting key suppression (roll over), or the fact that it features mechanical key switches, or that the keys themselves light up, but none of these things are correct. Marketing is the only thing that defines a device as a gaming keyboard. Marketing and marketing alone is the only requirement for a regular keyboard to make the jump from standard desktop keyboard to a “gaming” one. In steps the Rosewill RK-8100. Rosewill’s claim to the best bang for buck when it comes to gaming keyboards.
When it comes to custom system builders one of the biggest names in the business is CyberPower PC. They have systems specifically made for gaming, business, video editing and even students. Today we are checking out one of their latest gaming systems the Zeus Thunder 2500 SE. This system is based off Intel’s latest Ivy Bridge Z77 platform and features an Intel Core i7-3770K processor, GeForce GTX 680 graphics card, 16GB of memory and much more! Did I mention they put all of this hardware in my favorite case so far this year, the NZXT Switch 810? Read on as we take this gaming system for a ride!
As a hardcore gamer, I take my gaming tools seriously, and the mouse is no exception to a great PC gaming tool. I thought my Razer deathadder an I would be till death do us part, but when I received the Cooler Master Storm Sentinel Advance II, what’s a deathadder? This mouse with its bunch of awesome features totally was like slipping into new sheets. This mouse an I have a new relationship now, and I can say we bonded instantly.
Recently mechanical keyboards have been making a comeback. This is primarily due to the importance gaming has on the PC market. Professional gamers and gamers who want to be professional gamers (i.e. ME) are looking for any edge they can get on their competition. This is where the mechanical keyboard comes back into play. Gamers want to make sure when they press a key that the action they want to occur actually happens. Enter the Tt-eSPORTS MEKA Keyboard: This keyboard is Thermaltake’s first stab at the ever growing gaming keyboard market so let’s take and see how sharp this bad-boy is.
Corsair is well-known for making exceptional computer memory. Although, as we frequently see in today’s market, companies are expanding their product lines. Corsair has created the Vengeance gaming line which encompasses headsets, keyboards, mice, memory, and cases. We’ve taken a look at the Vengeance K60 Gaming Keyboard, and the Vengeance M60 Gaming Mouse. Finally we’re checking out the Vegeance 1500 headset. It is a USB stereo headset that uses Dolby Headphone to create a virtual surround environment up to 7.1 channels. With 50mm drivers it’s sure to deliver big sound, and be comfortable at the same time with memory foam behind each earcup. But the key is how well it performs. Check out the review to find out.
Gaming mice as a peripheral aren’t typically an item that is too high up on the food chain for some of the biggest computer part manufacturers. The main reason behind this is that PC gamers are possibly the hardest group of gamers to please. How do I know this, because I am one? Think of the gaming mouse as the one and only sword an immortal uses to take another immortals head. You don’t use just any sword; you use “your” sword just like you’d use only your specific gaming mouse in fragging and bagging some fool in your game of choice.
Chances are if you’re a gamer, you own a Razer product or have at least thought about buying one. Mainly known for their mice, Razer products have an attractive look, and often outperform the competition. In this review we’ll be checking out a headset. More specifically, the stereo version of the Razer Chimaera. It has the good looks that every Razer product shares, and a fancy spec sheet. But how does it perform, and can it stand toe to toe with the similar Logitech Wireless Headset F540? Dive into the complete review to find out.
Corsair: They make memory, right? Wrong! They make everything. Well, everything is regards to the computer part/peripheral realm. The big question is; how well do they make these “everything” products? Today I’m looking at the Corsair Vengeance K60 Keyboard and I hope to shed some light on that subject. In the past I’ve looked at Corsairs line of speakers and they faired quite well in the ThinkComputers gauntlet. Previous experience aside, I can’t pump Phil Colin’s through a “NumLock “key so I have to throw out all my pre-conceived notions about Corsair and wipe the slate clean. Will the K60 hold up to the establish Corsair quality? Let’s take a look.
Today we’ll be looking at one of the many new mice from the Thermaltake brand Tt eSPORTS. The Tt eSPORTS Black Element Gaming Mouse is designed with MMORPG and RTS gamers in mind with up to 6500DPI, rubber coating finish, and highly customizable interface. Not only does this mouse have a comfortable feel, but is has a great look to it. This mouse can be illuminated in one of five different colors. Is this mouse only a fit for RTS and MMORPG gamers or can FPS gamers enjoy it too? Read on further to find out.
When you are looking for a gaming mouse there are a lot of choices. Some gaming mice are so confusing with 5-10 buttons on them and a million different settings. What if you just want a gaming-grade mouse without all the frills? Well NZXT has the perfect mouse for you and it comes in at an affordable $40 as well. The mouse I’m talking about is the Avatar S and it features switchable 400, 800 and 1600 DPI settings, tracking speed of 30-inches per second, 5 programmable buttons, and teflon feet. Let’s take this mouse for a spin and see how it performs.
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