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Ozone Gaming Announces Strike Battle Compact Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

Spanish Ozone Gaming has started this year with Blast series headsets and today they are releasing new simple and ergonomic mechanic compact keyboard, which includes red LED Backlight keys.

Ozone Strike Battle offers the biggest Cherry MX key switches selection for users. Depending on your style you can choose from MX red, MX blue, MX black, MX brown, MX green, MX clear, and MX white. Small and ergonomic compact design ensures to leave more free space on the desk for gaming mouse and mousepad. This will be appreciated by any first person shooters gamers who play and aim at low sensitivity.

Cherry Unveils MX Board 6.0

Cherry, the company that revolutionized the gaming keyboard industry with its noiseless mechanical switches, announced the latest keyboard under its own brand, the MX Board 6.0. Featuring its latest, most refined switches, this keyboard features what the company calls RealKey Technology.

In addition to 100% N-key rollover, the RealKey technology relies on high bandwidth provided by USB 3.0, to reduce latency, making the key presses register quicker. The keyboard itself is aimed at professional typists, software devs, and gamers. With a standard 102-keyset, with macros and red key illumination, the MX Board 6.0 features an ingot-shaped metal body, to which an included palm-rest can be magnetically attached. Available starting this Spring, and backed by a 3-year warranty, the MX Board 6.0 will sell at US $219.

Source: ThinkComputers

Roccat Announces New Gaming Peripherals

Leading German manufacturer of high quality gaming peripherals, ROCCAT, hits glitzy Las Vegas for CES 2015 with an expanded range of connected devices. The ROCCAT Phobo concept made its debut in 2012, as a gaming keyboard with a slot-integrated smartphone. ROCCAT is proud to announce that this concept has been reborn as the Ryos Phobo, refined and perfected by our creative design engineers to reflect ROCCAT's Future Ready philosophy.

"When concepting Phobo, we knew we had a strong vision," explains René Korte, CEO and Founder of ROCCAT. "Still, we brought it back to the drawing board to expand and perfect the design." The changes are there, but the heart remains the same; combine an amazing gaming keyboard with smartphone tech, injecting it with software that gives amazing gaming horsepower. Smartphones of all brands and sizes rest in a wireless Ipuri setup, connected to your Ryos Phobo via two Bluetooth channels. This allows gamers to place their smartphone anywhere on the gaming surface for optimal play. Cherry MX Switch Mechanical keys, two USB ports and a tenkeyless design make the Ryos Phobo a powerful but compact gaming keyboard, with ROCCAT's new unified Swarm Driver Software built in. ROCCAT is also bolstering its strong mechanical keyboard lineup with the Ryos MK FX and, Ryos TKL FX, both with Cherry MX Switches and RGB LEDs.

MSI Ushers in New Era of PC Gaming at CES 2015

MSI Computer Corp, a leading manufacturer of computer hardware products and solutions, blasts into 2015 with an award winning lineup of gaming solutions, including the GT80 Titan SLI, the world's first gaming laptop with an integrated mechanical keyboard; CES Innovation award recipient GS30 Shadow with Gaming Dock, GT72 Dominator Pro, AG240 4K All-In-One gaming PC, and X99A GAMING 9 ACK motherboard; along with a new and redesigned GE62 Apache for the next generation of MSI's GE Series gaming laptops and others.

"PC gaming is constantly evolving and our new lineup of battle machines are ready to take on any challenge," says Andy Tung, President of MSI Pan America. "We've thrown down the gauntlet with a selection of outstanding choices for every type of gamer."

Cougar 600K Mechanical Keyboard Pictured

Ahead of its launch, Cougar put out pictures of its next mechanical gaming keyboard, the 600K. A lighter version of the company flagship 700K, the 600K lacks programmable hard-macro keys. On top of the standard 102-keyset, you get media keys, backlight adjustment, key repeat rate, and rollover adjustments. The keyboard features N-key rollover, a brushed aluminium top panel, back-lighting, with special orange lighting for WASD keys, a palm-rest, and a detachable USB cord. You can choose between four flavors of Cherry MX keys, black, red, brown, and blue. Cougar didn't announce pricing or availability.

COUGAR Launches 600K Gaming Keyboard

COUGAR, a leading player in the computer gaming hardware market announces today the release of a breakthrough product: the COUGAR 600K Gaming Keyboard. Sharing design with the award-winning COUGAR 700K that already conquered the desktops of thousands of players, the 600K offers a radically different approach with the same quality. While the COUGAR 700K satisfied the needs of those gamers who crave for extended functionality and full customization, the 600K caters for the purists, those people for which the most important is that nothing gets in the way.

The 600K is a N-Key Rollover mechanical keyboard featuring Cherry MX Switches. Its purist approach to functionality means that there is no need to install drivers or set it up to start using it. Opening the box and plugging the golden-plated USB connector to the PC is all that is needed to get it working. To complement this, and in a strictly non-intrusive way, a few essential functions useful for gaming are incorporated, which need no configuration or installation.

CM Storm NovaTouch TKL Available in the EU

After the global launch on September 22nd today Cooler Master proudly announces the arrival of the award winning NovaTouch TKL in Europe. The NovaTouch TKL provides the fastest typing experience for all -including eSports gaming professionals. The NovaTouch TKL utilizes exclusive switches that have a debounce time of only 3-5ms compared to the traditional cherry mx switch of 19-25ms.

So the hybrid capacitive switch bounces over 3X faster back to 0 and is ready for a new key press. Combining with the fast debounce time the hybrid capacitive switch also has a sooner actuation point. The switch already registers the key press at 1mm. Compared to 2-2.2mm on a Cherry MX switch or 1.9mm on the mechanical Kailh switch. These two facts make the NovaTouch TKL extremely suited for Pro Gamers where 0.1 second can be the difference when the game is on the line between winning and losing.

Roccat Announces Ryos TKL Pro Gaming Keyboard

ROCCAT Studios adds yet another keyboard to its roster of Ryos peripherals in the Ryos TKL Pro gaming keyboard, with an eye cast toward design and function suited for the eSports-centric gamer. The most complete tenkeyless mechanical keyboard on the market, the Ryos TKL Pro hits retailers and online shops worldwide today, arriving with tons of hands-on research and testing already on the books via our own gaming living legend HyuN, the number one StarCraft II player in the world, as well as our engineers and other professional gamers.

Says René Korte, CEO and founder of ROCCAT Studios. "I'm in it to win it, so you'll never see us put gear in our eSports team's hands that don't give them an edge. Team ROCCAT uses the Ryos TKL in competition because it optimizes their play. They have to demonstrate the talent, we have to provide the quality tested gear to help them show that talent. From HyuN to our League of Legends Jungler Jankos and the rest of our amazing team, the Ryos TKL gives them that tool, and now our fans can have it too."

QPAD Launches MK-70 Mechanical Keyboard

World renowned eSports and gaming gear company QPAD widens their product range with a brand new keyboard: the QPAD MK-70. Although sharing some common features with previous QPAD keyboards, the board still fills an important gap in the entry level segment of mechanical keyboards. MK-70 is an upgraded MK-50 featuring backlight and Cherry MX switches, no more no less. Just the most essential features that gamers are looking for. A high quality mechanical keyboard with backlight. With this launch QPAD attempts a break at the so sought after "Best bang for the buck" awards around the world.

QPAD has made quite a name for themselves over the years, as provider of topnotch gaming gear, used by eSport athletes, hard core gamers and demanding enthusiasts. Their new keyboard, the QPAD MK-70 is designed to give gamers what they value most. High quality gaming gear for an attractive price, including all the qualities customers expect from any QPAD product, such as superior build quality, unsurpassed durability, LED backlight and a well thought out design and keyboard layout.

Corsair Unleashes Corsair Gaming RGB Keyboards, RGB Mice, and Headsets

Corsair, a leader in PC hardware, today launched Corsair Gaming, a new division within the company dedicated to the elevation of PC gaming and the development of high-performance PC peripherals. Forged from Corsair's engineering know-how and developed alongside eSports professionals and gaming enthusiasts, Corsair Gaming products are driven by a philosophy of performance, style, and comfort. Corsair Gaming's first salvo is the immediate worldwide release of the much-anticipated range of RGB keyboards and mice.

"For 20 years, Corsair has equipped gamers with high-performance, precision hardware to build their dream PCs. Corsair Gaming now introduces new ways for PC gamers to optimize how they play," said Andy Paul, Corsair President and CEO. "We've brought together our engineering expertise and our passion for gaming to build a line of products that delivers performance, customized for however you play."

COUGAR Launches 700K Feature-Rich, Aluminum Gaming Keyboard

COUGAR, leading eSports and computer peripherals brand has launched a cutting-edge aluminum keyboard which has already managed to win the 2014 iF International Design Award. COUGAR has invested two years of intense work in designing what is arguably the best gaming keyboard of the market, the 700K.

The Cougar 700K Gaming Keyboard is a premium mechanical gaming keyboard aimed at professional level PC gamers, especially those who engage in Massive Multiplayer Online Games (MMOs). It comes with COUGAR's UIX System, a powerful software with a simple interface that combines your COUGAR peripherals (for example the new gaming mouse 700M) into a single application interface and allows you to conveniently configure all their functions. This way a single software can control all the peripherals, instead of needing, as most products on the market, an app for each device.

TechPowerUp and GIGABYTE 600 WattOut Giveaway: The Winners!

Here are the winners of TechPowerUp and GIGABYTE 600 WattOut Giveaway. Up for grabs were some rad PC gaming hardware by GIGABYTE's Aivia brand, for answering a few simple questions about GIGABYTE's 600 WattOut series VGA cooling solution. The contest was open for our readers from around the globe, from which we picked three winners using random.org randomization. Without further ado, the winners:
  • Levi from the United States
  • Jacob from the United States
  • Jimmy from the United States
A huge congratulations to you guys! You each win a keyboard + mouse combo of a GIGABYTE Aivia Osmium mechanical keyboard (Cherry MX Brown switches), and GIGABYTE Aivia Uranium gaming mouse. TechPowerUp will return with more such contests!

TechPowerUp and GIGABYTE Announce 600 WattOut Giveaway

TechPowerUp and GIGABYTE are back with a brand new Facebook giveaway, for you to win some cool gaming hardware by answering a handful simple questions. The giveaway celebrates GIGABYTE's 600 Watt Out graphics cards, equipped with coolers that can handle thermal loads of up to 600W, letting you tweak your GPU as if it were under more complex liquid cooling systems. Three lucky winners in this giveaway will each win a keyboard + mouse combo of GIGABYTE Aivia Osmium with Cherry MX Brown switches; and GIGABYTE Aivia Uranium wireless gaming mouse. To enter, simply feed in a little form (or make Facebook do it for you), and answer a few simple questions.
For contest rules, and to participate, visit this page.

Rosewill Unveils Color Keycaps for Cherry MX-based Keyboards

To help organize and color-code your keyset, in case the simple F and J indices don't cut it for you, Rosewill unveiled Color Keycaps. Sold in 104-piece sets, in four colors - yellow, red, green, blue, and pink; the key-caps are compatible with all mechanical keyboards that use Cherry MX switches. Rosewill showed off an example of a heavily color-coded keyboard. Interestingly, these key-caps don't appear to support back-lit illumination.

Rosewill Unveils RGB80 Compact Gaming Keyboard

Rosewill took serious strides in the direction of gaming peripherals this Computex, beginning with the RGB80 compact gaming keyboard. Featuring a signature Ducky (likely OEM) styling, the RGB80 is an 80-key mechanical keyboard. The Cherry MX Red keys are topped with RGB colors, letting you pick the color, apart from brightness, of the key back-lighting. Its likely Ducky roots can be traced back to its core-logic, which offers 10-key roll over (press up to 10 keys at once, without roll-over). The keyboard features a limited macro system, and common quick-access keys. The WASD keys stand out, with different key caps.

Cooler Master Shows Off New Nepton & Hybrid Capacitive Keyboard

Cooler Master, a leading provider of desktop components, peripherals, and mobile accessories, shows off the renewed line-up of the low-noise Nepton liquid cooling series and the ultra high-end keyboard Novatouch TKL with hybrid capacitive switches. Both will be available in July, but will be on display during COMPUTEX 2014 at the Nangang Exhibition Hall, M0320 from June 3rd - 7th.

Cooler Master's Nepton liquid cooling series has been renewed with a low-noise design across the entire line-up which now includes 120mm, 140mm, 240mm and 280mm radiators to improve case compatibility. The Advanced Silent Driver in the Nepton pump features extremely low vibration levels and provides a high 120 L/hr flow rate with minimal noise at 11dBA. A Cooler Master-designed water block is manufactured using a special manufacturing process to produce a large microchannel surface area and a high-efficiency jet impingement system to optimize hotspot cooling performance. The exclusive manufacturing process eliminates microchannel imperfections in the waterblock to prevent blockage and allows for an increased surface area over 4 times greater than the competition, resulting in an extremely high performance waterblock. The Nepton series now uses the all-new Silencio Fan that offers 11dBA noise levels and high air pressure rated at 1.2 mm H2O.

Corsair Introduces World's First Cherry MX RGB Gaming Keyboards

Last January, Corsair captured the excitement of the gaming world with the MX RGB Project - a prototype keyboard demonstrating the brilliance of Cherry MX RGB mechanical key switches with customizable per-key 16.8 million color animated backlighting. After months of anticipation, the K95 RGB and K70 RGB mechanical gaming keyboards, plus a M65 RGB gaming mouse, are making their debut. The new keyboards are the first and only keyboards featuring the high-precision German-made Cherry MX RGB key switches.

The K70 RGB and K95 RGB exhibit all of Corsair's hallmark features: sleek design, ultra-accurate components, and sturdy metal construction combining for minimalist looks, pinpoint accuracy, and long-lasting performance. Powerful editing software enables creation of unlimited lighting effects and macros, from solid colors that can highlight key groupings, to gradients and ripple patterns that can provide a visual cue that a macro or in-game timer has completed. In addition, program effects such as background, foreground, action, and type lighting to run concurrently with up to ten levels of brightness. These customization options let a gamer match PC system lighting, find gaming keys faster, and provide critical visual feedback for executing in-game objectives.

Keyed Up Labs Announces High-End Tenkeyless Mechanical Keyboard

Keyed Up Labs (aka KUL), based in Irvine, CA releases their first reduced form factor Cherry MX switch based mechanical keyboard, the ES-87. Designed with professional typists and gamers in mind, the KUL ES-87's sleek design offers choice of different tactile mechanical switches and Multi-OS compatibility in a standard "Tenkeyless" US layout. Key features of the ES-87 include an angular modern case, extra-rigid steel backplate to prevent keyboard flex, swappable Ctrl and Caps Lock, detachable USB cable, media keys, big grippy rubber feet, and power-user friendly configurability through on-board DIP switches. USB and PS/2 interfaces ensure both foward and backward compatibility.

Func Releases Two New Versions of the KB-460 Mechanical Keyboard

Func, manufacturer of gaming peripherals, is proud to announce a new version of the Func KB-460 mechanical keyboard. The new version is identical to the present model but comes equipped with either Cherry MX Blue or Cherry MX Brown mechanical switches to meet the customer demand for other switch alternatives.

The Cherry MX Blue and Brown mechanical switch variants of the KB-460 provides users with a popular switch alternative option in Func's growing product portfolio.

Corsair Releases Black Aluminum Vengeance K70 Mechanical Gaming Keyboards

Corsair, a worldwide leader in high-performance PC gaming hardware, today announced that the award-winning Vengeance K70 mechanical gaming keyboard -- in black aluminum with red backlit keys - is now available with Cherry MX Blue and Brown keyswitches in addition to the original Cherry MX Reds. Similar to all Vengeance gaming keyboards, the latest K70 doesn't miss when it counts due to genuine German-made Cherry MX switches, the most popular and accurate mechanical keyswitches for gamers - with over 5 billion sold.

The sophisticated aesthetics of the refreshed Vengeance K70 gaming keyboard starts with an anodized black aluminum chassis for long-lasting durability and timeless style. Vibrant red backlighting shines through each key, oozing an industrial look capable of complimenting any gamer den. The overall backlighting can be adjusted to four levels of intensity while the lighting for each key can be independently enabled or disabled. The key-by-key lighting customization allows users to highlight just the keys they need to emphasize, such as WASD, and then save the setting directly to the K70's onboard memory.

Cooler Master Announces CM Storm QuickFire Rapid i Keyboard

Cooler Master, a leading creator, innovator and manufacturer of desktop components, mobile accessories, and gaming peripherals, today announced the much requested Quick Fire Rapid i, a fully featured and backlit mechanical keyboard. Quick Fire Rapid i builds upon its predecessor's legacy with full keyboard illumination and unique lighting effects.

Information on the new Quick Fire Rapid-i, including features and notification of availability can be found here. This signup page lets you find out about one of the five unique LED backlight modes on the Rapid i called ActivLite. ActivLite means that every individual LED can be controlled separately. The mode as shown on the micro-site shows the backlight illumination upon each key press and fade out softly as your fingers move to the next key.

CM Storm Trigger-Z Gaming Keyboard Launched

Cooler Master, a leading creator, innovator and manufacturer of desktop components and more, today unveiled the successor to the Trigger mechanical keyboard that launched the CM Storm Gaming keyboard line. The Trigger-Z, a premium mechanical gaming keyboard. Utilize fully programmable macro and standard keys with profile management for up to five profiles and up to 75 macros. Significantly reduce setup times by storing profiles and key assignments directly on your Trigger-Z with 128KB of onboard memory. This means the keyboard is ready for plug and play use when you are taking the keyboard to LAN parties.

Integrated multimedia keys make it easy to control your audio experience in and out of the action while the Windows Lock Function can quickly disable the Windows key input to avoid accidental presses during intense matches.

NZXT Also Outs Shine 3 Mechanical Keyboards in Partnership with Ducky Channel

In celebration of the H440 launch, NZXT is happy to announce its collaboration with Ducky Channel to create the extremely limited edition NZXT Shine 3 Mechanical Keyboard. Available in black/white and black/red flavors, the keyboard features Cherry MX Red switches and an abundance of LED backlighting capabilities.

The NZXT Shine 3 features seven different backlighting modes with user defined dynamic LED backlight areas, allowing you to choose exactly which keys you would like to have illuminated. Physical DIP switches allow you to access additional features such as: windows key lockout, ctrl and capslock swap, windows key and alt swap, or demo mode. The Shine 3 also comes standard with a braided, detachable cable and will be available exclusively on the NZXT Armory Store for $149.99.

Corsair Debuts First Gaming Mechanical Keyboard with Cherry MX RGB Switches

At CES 2014, California-based Corsair and Germany-based Cherry Corp. are debuting the "MX RGB Project" gaming keyboard. The technology showcase , based on a Vengeance K70 gaming keyboard fitted with new Cherry MX RGB keyswitches, gives gamers a first look at the vast customization and game enhancing benefits of per-key 16.8 million color backlighting.

In the second half of 2014, Corsair will bring the concept to life by launching the world's first Cherry MX RGB-based gaming keyboards. The new keyboards promise to give gamers all of the precision, feel, and reliability of Cherry MX-based Corsair gaming keyboards enhanced with new personalization and gaming customization provided by nearly limitless per-key lighting combinations. The new keyboards will be available in several Cherry switch types: super-fast Cherry MX Red, the light tactile feedback of Cherry MX Brown, or the tactile and audible feedback provided by Cherry MX Blue.

A video presentation follows.

Cooler Master Outs CM Storm QuickFire TK in Cherry MX Green Limited Edition

Cooler Master rolled out its QuickFire TK compact gaming keyboard in a limited edition with Cherry MX Green switches, and Razer-like green key back-lighting. Cherry MX Green switches are preferred for their moderate stiffness, good tactile feedback, and clicky actuation, compared to the smooth push of the Cherry MX Red. The keyboard is otherwise identical to the original, with 377.5 x 138 x 33 mm (LxWxH); 92 keys, including the main cluster, and a number pad; 7 macro multimedia keys, and full NKRO over USB. It's priced at US $122.
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