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EIZO Releases World’s First 240 Hz Monitor for Gaming

Introduction On October 30, 2013 in Hakusan, Japan, the EIZO Corporation announced the 23.5-inch FORIS FG2421, the world’s first gaming monitor with a 240 Hz refresh rate.The FORIS FG2421 comes with a new feature called Turbo 240 that surpasses the 120 Hz refresh rate of conventional gaming monitors. Turbo 240 converts 120 Hz signals to 240 Hz by controlling the blinking of the LED backlight. This high refresh rate along with a response time of less than 1ms produces the smoothest image display available on a gaming monitor. This unit comes with a five year warranty. EIZO FORIS FG2421 specifications as follows:   Specifications abinet Color Black Panel Type VA Size 23.5″ / 59.8 cm (598 mm diagonal) Native Resolution 1920 x 1080 (16: 9 aspect ratio) Display Size (H x V) 521.3 x 293.2 mm Pixel Pitch 0.272 x 0.272 mm Grayscale Tones 256 tones (a palette of 1021 tones) Display Colors 16.77 million from a palette of 1.06 billion Viewing Angles (H / V, typical) 176°, 176° Brightness (typical) 400 cd/m2 (Turbo 240: OFF) Contrast Ratio (typical) 5000:1 (15000:1 with ContrastEnhancer) Response Time (typical) Less than 1 ms (Turbo 240: ON, Monitor spec) Video Signals Input Terminals PC: DisplayPort, DVI-D 24 pin (with HDCP) PC / AV: HDMI x 1 Digital Scanning Frequency (H / V) HDMI: 15 – 100 kHz, 23 – 122 Hz DVI: 31 – 138 kHz, 59 – 122 Hz DisplayPort: 31 – 138 kHz, 49 – 122 Hz Sync Formats PC: Separate AV: – USB Function 1-port...

Corsair Announces CS Series Modular PC Power Supplies

Introduction On November 7 2013, in Fremont California, Corsair announced a new line of PSU’s: the CS series of gold certified at a bronze budget. These will consist of (PSUs) in 450, 550, 650 and 750 watt models. These PSU’S are designed to be exceptionally energy efficient and simple to install; the new CS Series are the most affordable 80 PLUS Gold certified PSUs in Corsair’s line of high-performance PC components.   Pricing Availability and Warranty The CS Series Modular PSUs are available immediately from Corsair’s worldwide network of authorized distributors and resellers. They are backed with a limited 3-year warranty and Corsair’s excellent customer service and technical support. Model Continuous Power Suggested Retail Price (US) CS450M 450 Watts $89.99 CS550M 550 Watts $99.99 CS650M 650 Watts $109.99 CS750M 750 Watts $119.99  


Roccat Ryos MK Glow

Introduction ROCCAT has been known for delivering exceptional peripherals like keyboards, mice, headphones and mouse pads. They also have notebooks available but only in Germany. However, when it comes to keyboards, they have been a bit behind the times. After taking a year in development, they are ready to introduce gamers to the Ryos Series. We have the opportunity to review the Ryos MK Glow. It features a built-in palm rest, individual LED keys, an anti-smudge surface, fully capable macros and individual key remapping. When it comes to their first Mechanical keyboard, ROCCAT makes a bold statement, “The most advanced, most customizable mechanical keyboard ever – NOBODY comes close! Introducing the illuminated ROCCAT™ Ryos MK Glow mechanical gaming keyboard. With an eye-watering number of configuration options and high-quality CHERRY MX key switches, you can break out – and unleash the gaming beast within.” We have to ask ourselves, Is ROCCAT being overly confident with their first keyboard? There’s plenty of other manufacturers who have been releasing Mechanical keyboards for years and haven’t claimed to be the most customizable. If their statement is true, will there be room for improvement? These are just a few questions that come to mind after such a bold statement. Before we find out if the Ryos MK Glow will live up to their statement, let’s find out a bit more about the company.   Founded in 2007, ROCCAT™ develops high qu...

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