Aorus, Gigabyte’s gaming-centric laptop branch, has released the world’s thinnest gaming laptop that packs two Nvidia GTX 1070 GPUs in SLI.
The Aorus X9 is designed for gamers looking to play at QHD/UHD resolutions and is more than VR ready. Complimenting the dual GTX 1070s is an Intel Core i7-7820HK quad-core CPU. The CPU is unlocked, meaning users can overclock it on their own.
Two display options are available: a 17.3″ UHD 3840x2160p IPS display with 100% Adobe RGB color gamut, or a 17.3″ QHD 2560x1440p 120Hz WVA high-refresh rate display. All displays are factory calibrated for the best color accuracy.
HP has released the world’s first 2-in-1 convertible mobile workstation. The HP ZBook X2 aims to bring high performance into a versatile form factor that’s also familiar to professionals already proficient to drawing tablets.
The ZBook X2’s design borrows much from today’s drawing tablets. The ZBook X2 has a column of function buttons on either side of the display, much like many high-end drawing tabs do. An adjustable kickstand at the rear lets the user’s hands rest in a comfortable position.
To provide the best experience for artists and designers, HP has opted for a 14-inch 4K IPS panel that covers 100% of the Adobe [...]
Patriot adds more shine to its peripheral lineup with an RGB LED gaming mouse pad.
The Patriot Viper mouse pad is lined with a strip of LEDs around its borders. There are six effects to choose from, and the LEDs are configurable through a control switch on the USB cable. The cable can be detached for easy storage.
The Viper mouse pads self measures 13.9″ W 9.5″ L. The surface is composed of polymer, good for speedy mouse movements. Rubber backing prevents the mouse pad from shifting while gaming.
The Patriot Viper gaming mouse pad is available now for $59.99 at Patriot store. The mouse pad is covered with a two-year warranty.
Water and electronics don’t mix, unless you own the new SteelSeries Apex 150 gaming keyboard. The new budget-friendly keyboard from SteelSeries is designed for the klutz in mind, and can shrug off splashes like a champ.
Priced at just $49.99, the SteelSeries Apex 150 is built using high-tension membrane switches which the company says will provide a tactile key feel and quiet operation. Switches are rated to last 20 million clicks. The SteelSeries Apex 150 is also equipped with numerous gaming features such as advanced anti-ghosting, 24-key rollover, and programmable RGB lighting.
The SteelSeries Apex 150 is available now via [...]
First Person Shooter, or FPS, games are one of the most common gaming genres out there, but when it comes to gaming mice designed specifically for the genre, there is surprisingly very few out there. Of course, if you ask any professional FPS gamer, it’s easy to understand why. As FPS gaming relies almost solely on the quality of the main switches along with the accuracy of the sensor, FPS gamers typically select simple mice with quality switches and ultra-accurate sensors making gaming mice such as the Zowie EC2, Razer DeathAdder Elite, Logitech G Pro, or SteelSeries Rival 300 some of the most popular gaming mice for FPS gamers.
Of course, [...]
Corsair has outfitted its Vengeance DDR4 RAM series with shiny white armor and lots of lights.
The new Vegeance RGB White DDR4 comes with a white heating shroud to better blend in with your case or offer higher contrast, which ever you prefer. The shroud is still decked with RGB lighting. Besides being able to be controlled via the Corsair LINK sofware, it’s also compatible with Gigabyte RGB Fusion, MSI Mystic Light, and Asus Aura Sync lighting control software.
The Corsair Vengeance White DDR4 comes in kits of 16GB, 32GB, and 128GB. Pricing starts at $189.99.
Last month, SteelSeries introduced the Rival 310 and Sensei 310 carrying what SteelSeries claims to be their most accurate and superior gaming mouse sensor, the TrueMove3, a new gaming mouse sensor developed in partnership with PixArt delivering true 1:1 tracking.
In an effort to appeal to the more budget conscious consumers, SteelSeries is now also introducing the new Rival 110 featuring the new TrueMove 1 sensor. Like the TrueMove 3 sensor, the TrueMove 1 sensor features true 1:1 tracking, but has a 7,200 CPI and 240 IPS tracking compared to the TrueMove 3 sensor’s 12,000 CPI and 350+ IPS tracking. Additional features of the Rival 110 include six [...]
In a recent announcement, Razer announced their new Wolverine Ultimate gaming controller designed for the Xbox One and PC.
As its name implies, the Razer Wolverine Ultimate is designed to be the ultimate gaming controller featuring two interchangeable D-Pads, interchangeable thumbsticks, and 6 completely re-mappable triggers and buttons (2 buttons, 4 triggers) for the ultimate customizability.
The Razer Wolverine Ultimate will also recieve the full Razer Chroma treatment with an integrated RGB lightstrip controlled through the Razer Synapse software. It’ll also be one of the first Razer peripherals to provide developers access to the Razer Synapse SDK [...]
Cooler Master recently released two new gaming mice with updated features to give gamers a leg up in intensive gaming. The new gaming mice, the MasterMouse MM520 and MasterMouse MM530 will become the successors to the Cooler Master Alcor and Mizar.MM530 MM520
The Cooler Master MM530 is designed for claw grip gamers and features a slim body with a tapered center. The MasterMouse MM520 on the other hand has a bulbous shape with additional indents to better cater to palm grip gamers.
Both mice come equipped with the Pixart 3360 optical sensor. Honeycomb-textured side grips flank either side of both mice. The chassis also use [...]
Over the years, Cooler Master has grown up quite a bit with their mechanical keyboard designs. Unlike many of the designs of the past, Cooler Master’s new keyboards now focus on a more of the back to basics design approach with minimal frills, but all the functionality you’d want in a mechanical keyboard.
The Cooler Master Masterkeys Pro S is the embodiment of that new design philosophy. Aside from the logo, Cooler Master keyboards appear to have few differentiating factors against its competitors, but as the platitude goes, never judge a keyboard by its cover.
Today we’ll be reviewing one of Cooler Master’s [...]