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Cooler Master CM Storm Ceres 500 Headset Review

Gaming headsets are one of the most popular peripherals today for most gamers. Whether you are a PC or console gamer you probably at one point had some kind of headset that you used and abused. Today we find that many manufacturers are developing a vast array of headsets for both gaming consoles like the PS3/PS4 and Xbox, and for PC users as well. However, It's not often you find a headset that can be used for both. While some do exist, your options are much more limited. So this brings us to today. We are going to be looking at a gaming headset that might bring the best of both worlds. We have in our hands today the Cooler Master CM Storm Ceres 500 Headset. The sleek look of the white and black aesthetics really makes a statement. The first overall impression of the Ceres 500 is very strong. Of course, at a glance feel and touch isn't enough for most of us. With the number of hours we spend in front of the TV or PC, we need to know it performs well, is comfortable, and has great durability for long heavy use. Let's dive in and see if the Cooler Master CM Storm Ceres 500 Headset ticks off all the boxes.



Casecom Halcones CL-86 ATX Full Tower Review

Usually when shopping for an ATX full tower, you look for the big names in the industry. The reasons for this are pretty apparent: reputation, reliability, service after the sale, build quality, feature set, and the list goes on; but what if we told you that you don't always have to go after the big name and spend excessive amount of cash to have your cake and eat it, too? Casecom is here to show you that their newest ATX full tower, the Halcones CL-86, brings a lot to the table and asks for very little in return. Measuring out at 23" tall, 22" deep and roughly 9" wide, it certainly seems to fit the size requirement. The question is, "does everything else add up to a rewarding and clean building experience?" Let's jump in and find out.



VisionTek Announces Glacially Epic Cryosphere Gaming Rig Sweepstakes

Introduction On February 5, 2014 in East Dundee, IL VisionTek Products LLC announced today the “Glacially Epic Cryosphere Gaming Rig Sweepstakes.” This grand prize which is to be awarded is the VisionTek Custom Shop built Cryosphere gaming rig, featuring nearly $3,000 of high-performance computer components from AMD, ASUS, Fractal Design, FUNC, and VisionTek.. This system was showcased at the recent CES show to rave reviews during CryoVenom’s launch event. Features and Components To complement the overclocked performance of its CryoVenom graphics card VisionTek used the following components Motherboard – ASUS® Crosshair V Formula-Z AM3+ AMD 990FX SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard Processor – AMD FX-9590 GPU – VisionTek CryoVenom R9 290 Graphics Card Memory – 16 g 0f VisionTek Red Label EX Series Memory SSD – VisionTek 480GB PCIe Solid State Drive Cooling – EKWB custom cooling kit PSU – Fractal Design Newton R3 1000W 80 PLUS Platinum Certified Power Supply Black CASE – Fractal Design Arc XL Case MOUSE – FUNC MS-3 Mouse KEYBOARD – FUNC KB-460 Gaming Keyboard MOUSE PAD – FUNC F-Series 10 XL Mouse Pad   Just ‘Like’ to Enter To enter the Sweepstakes, visit VisionTek’s Facebook page located at https://www.facebook.com/VisionTekProducts, “like” the page, and click on the tab labeled “Cryosphere Entry”. Supply your name, email address, phone number and click “Accept”. Up to...



TRENDnet® 720p Cloud Cameras Now Available

Introduction In TORRANCE, Calif. on Feb. 4, 2014 TRENDnet announced the the availability of the HD Wireless Day / Night Cloud Camera (model TV-IP762IC) and HD Wireless Day / Night PTZ Cloud Camera (model TV-IP862IC). These cameras feature fixed position and pan / tilt 720p resolution. TV-IP762IC HD Wireless Day / Night Cloud Camera Easy remote camera viewing with free TRENDnet Cloud service High Definition 720p HD resolution Night vision up to 5 meters (16 ft.) Receive snapshots and video clips of motion via email Record video to a Micro SD card (sold separately) Two way audio Free mobile apps TV-IP762IC Warranty: 3 year limited TV-IP762IC Availability: Currently available from online and retail partners TV-IP762IC MSRP: $114.99 TV-IP762IC page: http://www.trendnet.com/products/proddetail.asp?prod=230_TV-IP762IC     TV-IP862IC HD Wireless Day / Night PTZ Cloud Camera Easy remote camera viewing with free TRENDnet Cloud service Pan 330° side-to-side and tilt 115° up-and-down High Definition 720p HD resolution Night vision up to 7.5 meters (25 ft.) Receive motion detection video clips via email Record video to a Micro SD card or NAS device (sold separately) Two way audio Free mobile app TV-IP862IC warranty: 3 year limited TV-IP862IC availability: Currently available from online and retail partners TV-IP862IC MSRP: $204.99 TV-IP862IC page: http://www.trendnet.com/products/proddetail.asp?prod=235_TV-IP862IC   About TRENDnet To learn more about and connect with ...



Raidmax Horus case review

We have the new Raidmax Horus mid-tower case in for review today. Named after Egyption mythology, Horus first appeared as a soaring falcon and has been worshipped in Egypt as representative of the greatest cosmic powers. The Horus PC chassis is packed with all the features you would expect in its class. It has cable management, water-cooling support and tool-less installation options. Raidmax has been reinventing their case lineup with more features than users expect to see, even with some of their budget-friendly cases. The question is, "Will this sleek designed case, named after an Egyptian god, meet your requirements?" Read on to find out more.



No sound unheard: ROCCAT starts shipping Kave XTD 5.1 Digital

Introduction In Hamburg on 30 January 2014 ROCCAT™ Studios Announced the availability of the Kave XTD 5.1 Digital gaming headset in Europe and North America. This true 5.1 gaming headset is the flagship version of the new Kave XTD series.This Headset provides true, rich 5.1 surround sound with it’s three driver units per side aligned at a 12° angle, this headset delivers an immersive and crisp sound. This headset weighs 25% less then the original Kave 5.1 headset. The Kave XTD 5.1 Digital was nominated for the “Best Hardware” award at gamescom 2013. The Kave XTD 5.1 Digital gaming headset is available now for 169.99 Euro or approximately 230.00 USD   Features REAL 5.1 SURROUND SOUND with three driver units per earcup PREMIUM INBUILT MULTI-CHANNEL SOUND CARD for rich, interference-free audio SMARTPHONE TO HEADSET BLUETOOTH PAIRING let’s you handle calls on the fly FULLY-EQUIPPED DESKTOP REMOTE total audio control at your fingertips SUPREME COMFORT: ULTRA-LIGHT DESIGN suitable for lengthy gaming sessions NOISE-CANCELLING MIC WITH MUTE LED fully rotatable and completely removable ROBUST AND DURABLE ENGINEERING built to last for long-term use 5.1 SPEAKER PORTS FEATURE IN REMOTE for a seamless hook-up to your existing sound system TANGLE-PROOF 3.6M CABLE for distraction-free gameplay Specifications CENTER/FRONT/REAR DRIVER UNITS Frequency response: 20~20.000Hz Max. SPL at 1kHz: 115±3dB Max. input power: 50mW Drive diameter front: 40mm Drive diameter rear: 4...






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