Who doesn’t want to game from the comfort of their couch? Being able to put your feet up and sink into some comfy cushions adds that extra touch of relaxation that some gamers just crave. This presents a problem to PC gamers when so many of our games require mouse and keyboard to play their best. Pulling it off can be done but rarely without compromise. The Roccat Sova may be the solution we’ve been waiting for.
Crucial MX 300 1TB Solid State Drive, if you’re in the market for a new hard drive if should be at the top of your list for options. With how inexpensive Solid State Drives have become the dollar per gigabyte has decreased that purchasing a 1TB drive isn’t out of the question anymore.
RGB is all the rage in gaming peripherals these days. Corsair recently refreshed their flagship RGB keyboard with the K70 LUX RGB, an update that changes enlarges the font on the keys and replaces the RGB controller with a more advanced version. Does Corsair still reign supreme in the RGB keyboard space? We sent Chris to find out.
Over the last two years, RGB customization has become the most dominant trend in gaming peripherals. Today, we take a look at Corsair’s MM800 Polaris hard mouse pad. It’s big, RGB enabled, and seamlessly pairs with other Corsair devices, but does it succeed in justifying its $59.99 MSRP?
Building a decent gaming machine is never an easy task, nor an inexpensive one. Typically, when people hear the term “gaming PC” they imagine a top of the line, fully loaded computer, with all the bells and whistles imaginable. But you don’t need to purchase the crème de la crème of parts, especially when companies like Crucial are releasing items like Ballistix Tactical memory.
An MMO gaming mouse can be quite the intimidating thing. At first glance, the sheer amount of buttons looks unnatural, and making the transition to thumb control after years of hammering away at the keyboard is also no small feat. But ask any MMO player who’s made the jump and they’ll tell you how badly you’ve been missing out.
With the release of Nvidia’s 1000 line of desktop graphics cards, it was only a matter of time until their Mobility line hit the scene. The time has come and laptop manufacturers are leveraging the power of Pascal to show us just what’s possible in the world of portable PC gaming. I was recently offered the opportunity to spend some time with MSI’s GT72VR 6RE Dominator Pro Tobii.
EVGA just released their latest entry in their 1000 line of nVidia GeForce graphics cards. We went hands on with the GeForce GTX 1060 Superclocked edition to see whether $259 can really buy “huge performance,” especially in our favorite, system bending MMOs.
Steelseries has recently rebranded their flagship headset, the H800, as the Siberia 800. We sent Chris in to see just what a set of flagship Steelseries headphones really sounds like. The good news is they’re nothing short of amazing. The bad: Chris refuses to take it off, even for family pictures. Read on for the full review!
The current trend among PC peripherals is one I can get behind: companies like Roccat, Corsair, and now Razer are all angling for the best way to make PC gaming from the couch a reality. Razer’s bid is the Turret – a sleek, but feature-light mouse and keyboard combo that’s aimed at letting you game comfortably with your butt firmly planted on the sofa. How does it perform? Read on for our full review.
The Razer Naga has been on of PC gaming’s mainstays in mice for MMOs for some time now. But some folks prefer its cousin, the Hex, which is custom made for MOBA gaming with its 6 side buttons in a circle. Well, the Hex V2 is here, and it sports an upgraded look, feel, performance and an extra side button to make the Hex for more than just MOBAs now.
SSDs are no longer the future of storage when it comes to consumer computing. They’re the present. The problem is that SATA drives have their limitations in speed, and to solve that problem, Samsung has recently released the V-NAND 950 Pro SSD… a solid state drive that uses the PCE Express 3.0 x4 connection with the NVMe protocol. In short? Its speeds are about five times what was possible with the 850 Pro.
Finding that right combination that is still budget-conscious but pushes for every extra frame can be tough, but I've spelled out an awesome build that balances both power and cost for something that will handle any top quality game or MMO you could toss at it while still ensuring that you won't need to worry about upgrading for a number of years.
Emblazoned, white on black, on the left monitor of Roccat’s new Renga headset are these words: “studio grade sound.” It also appears on the box, but words in a feature list pack less of a punch than bold stenciling on the product itself. A feature list might be forgotten, but you’ll never forget a promise so bold as one you’re reminded of every single day. It takes confidence to make a move like that, and with a $50 price point, more than a little daring.