Roccat Horde Aimo Review

A hybrid of a mechanical and membrane keyboard is not an easy thing to come by and some might say why bother when there are so many perfect offerings on the mechanical and the membrane front? Where would we be if we didn’t try? Perhaps Roccat has spotted a window to excel in, or at least become note worthy.   Roccat has put together an exceptionally good-looking gaming keyboard that will intrigue the skeptical and increasingly brand loyal gaming community. Roccat is one company that is determined to make it…

ROCCAT Vulcan: new mechanical keyboard, new design story

ROCCAT introduces a brand-new design story with its new Vulcan mechanical keyboard, combining striking aesthetics and powerful mechanics. Featuring the self-developed Titan Switch Tactile, the addition to ROCCAT’s portfolio not only stands out by its appearance, it also offers the swiftest and responsive keyboard in ROCCAT’s line-up. “The most important thing about a mechanical keyboard are its switches, we wanted to showcase them” says Andreas Jost, Head of Industrial Design at ROCCAT Studios. Design played a decisive role in the development of the switch, with a transparent housing offering insight…

CORSAIR Launches New Crystal Series 280X RGB MATX Case

CORSAIR, a world leader in PC gaming peripherals and enthusiast components, today announced the release of the new Crystal Series 280X RGB and Crystal Series 280X MATX enthusiast PC cases, bringing CORSAIR tempered glass design to a new smaller form factor.   With tempered glass panels in the front, side and roof, the Crystal 280X RGB provides a stunning view of your PC. Illuminated by two LL120 RGB fans, each featuring 16 RGB LEDs, the Crystal 280X RGB also includes a CORSAIR Lighting Node PRO digital RGB lighting controller, combining…

CORSAIR Launches iCUE Software Obsidian Series Case

CORSAIR, a world leader in PC gaming peripherals and enthusiast components, today launched its new CORSAIR iCUE software, unlocking a new level of system lighting across a huge range of CORSAIR products.   For the first time from CORSAIR, iCUE unifies dynamic lighting control, cooling control, system monitoring and command customization within a single intuitive interface, supporting literally thousands of CORSAIR products. From keyboards and mice such as the K70 RGB LUX and M65 PRO RGB, to Hydro Series PRO liquid CPU coolers and AXi Series power supplies, iCUE brings…

CORSAIR Launches New PSUs at COMPUTEX 2018

CORSAIR, a world leader in PC gaming peripherals and enthusiast components, today announced two new additions to its industry-leading line-up of computer power supplies, the SF Series 80 PLUS Platinum in 600W and 450W, and the VENGEANCE Series 80 PLUS Silver in 650W and 750W.   The small-form-factor SFX SF Series 80 PLUS Platinum PSUs belie their small size with all the features of a new high-end PSU. 80 PLUS Platinum efficient up to 94%, the new SF Series continue the CORSAIR legacy of superb electrical performance. Using 100%,105°C rated…

ROCCAT Titan Switch – tactile and fast

ROCCAT presents the Titan Switch Tactile, the first mechanical switch designed in-house in cooperation with TTC, a leading manufacturer in its field. The Titan Switch Tactile is the perfect synthesis of competitive speed, first-class typing feel and striking aesthetics. ROCCAT’s challenge was to make a more responsive and swift switch. The first step was to reduce the actuation point from 2 to 1.8 mm, keeping in focus the quality feel of the keystroke. In addition, the switch bouncing time was reduced by 20%, this was achieved by optimizing the ROCCAT…

BenQ BL2480 review

Benq BL2480 looks good from the outset. We have 1920 x 1080 native resolution, Full HD with IPS technology, a brightness of 250 cd/m², 178° Viewing angle, built-in speakers a VESA mounting and is Energy Star certified. This seems likes a price-conscious Black beauty, if it was not for the response time of 5ms then we would be on the home straight. BenQ is more frequently using the borderless approach for the monitors. It’s a lovely design if it wasn’t for the 3-4mms of black edging around the panel itself.…

Acer Announces Powerful Predator Orion 5000 Gaming Desktops

Acer has unveiled its new Predator Orion 5000 series gaming desktops, designed for gamers who require superior performance and an adaptable chassis for future expansion. The company also released the mid-range Predator Orion 3000 series gaming desktops, as well as an expanded collection of Predator accessories designed to support gamers as they tackle their mission of choice. “Getting the specs right is just half the fight. Predator Orion desktops provide a well-rounded choice for gamers with a striking chassis, built-in airflow management, expandability, and award-winning software that brings everything together,”…

World’s first 14TB server HDD joins Toshiba’s product line up

Toshiba Electronics Europe GmbH (TEE) has announced the world’s first[1] 14 TB[2] server hard disk drive (HDD) MG07ACA series will join its portfolio of enterprise and consumer HDD products on stand at CeBIT 2018. Toshiba co-exhibiting with api Computerhandels GmbH will be located at Hall 13, Stand E58, where visitors will be able to see live demonstrations of storage server solutions with Toshiba enterprise hard disk drives throughout the four-day trade fair with the company also giving the results of its recent performance optimization benchmarking of HDD based enterprise storage solutions. The displayed MG07ACA 3.5-inch enterprise capacity hard drive series is…

CORSAIR Launches Obsidian 1000D Super-Tower PC Case

CORSAIR a world leader in PC gaming peripherals and enthusiast components, today announced the launch of its largest, most feature-rich PC case ever – the Obsidian Series 1000D. Building on the CORSAIR Concept Slate prototype that captured the imagination of PC enthusiasts, the Obsidian 1000D is the result of over two years of development and design to create the ultimate super-tower case. Clean exterior lines brushed aluminium details and four smoked tempered glass panels give the 1000D the iconic styling and superior build-quality enthusiasts have come to expect from the CORSAIR…