Tesoro Excalibur

Tesoro Excalibur Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Review

Tesoro Excalibur Illuminated Mechanical Gaming Keyboard The Northern California based peripheral company Tesoro Technology is a relative newcomer to PC hardware, but in a few years have built a robust portfolio of gaming keyboards, mice, and headsets. In particular, they’ve produced all sorts of mechanical keyboards including backlit keyboards, RGB backlit keyboards, aluminum keyboards, Cherry …more

Steambox Part 3 – Installing Windows 8.1 and General System Performance

Steambox Part 3 – Installing Windows 8.1 and General System Performance

Steambox Part 3 Last week we took some time and built a sub-$400 system that was to be dedicated to gaming with the SteamOS, a Steambox if you will. Later in the week, we took a look at the SteamOS, what it takes to install it, and a look at some of the capabilities of the …more

SteamOS Steam Box Build

SteamOS on a Sub-$400 Gaming System

SteamOS on a Sub-$400 Gaming System Earlier in the week we showed off the parts we are going to use for a dedicated gaming machine using the SteamOS. The goal of the system was to build a gaming rig that would be comparable to the cost of the current generation of console systems. Since both …more

Corsair Gaming M65 RGB

Corsair Gaming M65 RGB Gaming Mouse Review

Corsair Gaming M65 RGB The Corsair Gaming M65 RGB gaming mouse is hardly the first computer mouse with multicolor lighting. It’s nowhere near the oddity of the K70 RGB keyboard, the first keyboard with individual customizable per-key backlighting. The M65 RGB at the very least complements the Corsair RGB keyboards – both are unified under …more

SteamOS Steam Box Build

Building A Gaming PC For Under $400 With SteamOS

SteamOS Steam Box System Build Over the past few months I’ve been hearing some buzz about the new SteamOS from, you guessed it, Steam. If you’re a gamer there’s no doubt that you’re familiar with Steam, and you also know that it runs on Windows. The SteamOS, is in essence, it’s own operating system, at …more

Tt eSPORTS Challenger Prime

Tt eSPORTS Challenger Prime Gaming Keyboard Review

Tt eSPORTS Challenger Prime Gaming Keyboard Today, we’re giving our attention to a reasonably priced gaming keyboard from Thermaltake’s gaming division. The Tt eSPORTS Challenger Prime costs $29.99 plus $1.99 shipping at Newegg, but packs features normally expected from more expensive gaming keyboards including tri-color backlighting, dedicated macro keys, and dedicated media keys. Already, the Challenger …more


ASUS ROG Swift PG278Q G-SYNC Monitor Review

ASUS ROG Swift PG278Q – Our First G-Sync Gaming Monitor The ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) SWIFT PG278Q 27-inch WQHD G-Sync display has been lauded as the best gaming monitor for the second half of 2014. This monitor boasts a 27-inch WQHD LED display boasts a 2560 x 1440 (16:9) screen resolution on a TN panel with …more

D-Link DIR-880L 802.11ac Wireless Router

D-Link DIR-880L Wireless AC1900 Dual Band Gigabit Cloud Router

D-Link’s Latest Flagship Router – The DIR-880L Introduced earlier this year, the D-Link DIR-880L Router is designed to be D-Link’s newest flagship and provide wireless speeds of up to 1.9 Gbps (1900 Mbps) over 2 wireless bands.  The 5 GHz band can provide up to 1300 Mbps, while the 2.4 GHz band runs at 600 …more

Razer Kraken 7.1 Chroma

Razer Kraken 7.1 Chroma Gaming Headset Review

Razer Kraken 7.1 Chroma Gaming Headset Peripherals with multicolor lighting are trending this year thanks in part to Corsair’s RGB keyboards redefining creative possibilities. The hyped showcase at CES 2014 was beset by many months of waiting for the actual release and during that time, other companies have stepped up to the plate with their …more

Razer DeathAdder Chroma

Razer DeathAdder Chroma Gaming Mouse Review

Razer DeathAdder Chroma Razer is a company that needs little introduction, being one of, if not the most well-known names in gaming hardware. Many cite the effectiveness of Razer’s aggressive marketing, but there is no denying that they were able to put themselves into that position with several key developments in their history. One of …more

The Helm of Hades

Tesoro Kuven.pro True 5.1 Gaming Headset Review

Tesoro Kuven.pro True 5.1 – ‘The Helm of Hades’ Today we’re looking at a true 5.1 gaming headset from the likes of Tesoro Technology, an up and coming gaming peripheral company based in Northern California that’s been around since 2011 and not to be confused with the petroleum refining company Tesoro Corporation. The headset is …more

Corsair RGB is Here!

Corsair Gaming K70 RGB Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Review

Corsair RGB is Here It’s finally here. After three quarters since being revealed to the world, a certain lineup of keyboards with obnoxiously bright individually backlit keys that spill copious amounts of light from beneath the keycaps are now more gaudy than ever much to our delight. Multicolor RGB lighting for the Corsair Vengeance K70 …more

CM Storm NovaTouch TKL

CM Storm NovaTouch TKL Keyboard Review

Cooler Master CM Storm NovaTouch TKL Keyboard with Topre Switches The CM Storm NovaTouch TKL keyboard we are reviewing is unlike any of the keyboards we’ve typed with. We’ve reviewed mechanical keyboard which use metal springs and keyboards with more commonly used elastic plastic to reset the keys. The NovaTouch key mechanism uses both – …more

The New Corsair Gaming Products

A Quick First Look at the New Corsair Gaming Product Line

Today, Corsair launched Corsair Gaming, a new line of high-end gaming peripherals that replaces the Vengeance naming. The new branding also features a new logo which appears on the first Corsair Gaming products, which are the K70 RGB, K95 RGB, and K65 RGB mechanical keyboards, M65 RGB gaming mouse, and H1500 and H2100 headsets. We …more