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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.



 
 
 
 
 

Cooler Master CM Storm Reaper Gaming Mouse

As anyone who games will tell you, your mouse will ultimately wind up making or breaking your gaming experience entirely. Be it the ergonomics of the mouse or the feel of the buttons as you click them, every detail matters when your virtual life is on the line, as well as the virtual lives of others. Cooler Master's CM Storm division caters to the gaming enthusiast that has such demands with various levels of product, ranging from mild to wild. At the top of their roster of performers is the CM Storm Reaper, which they have been kind enough to supply us for review. The CM Storm Reaper is part of their new Aluminum Gaming Series of mice, boasting all of the niceties expected of a proper high performance mouse: an Avago 9800 sensor rated at 8200 DPI (dots per inch), Omron switches, macro functionality across all eight programmable buttons, and aluminum accent pieces to lend not only a truly premium feel, but to a certain extent a degree of customization not present for most mice. Does the Reaper deliver a product that is more than the sum of it's illustrious list of parts? Read on and find out!



 
 
 
 
 

Cooler Master SF-17 & SF-15 Notebook Coolers

Today we will be looking at the follow up to a successful line of products that offered a lot of features and totally unique style. The SF-15 and SF-17 Notebook coolers aim to pick up where the SF-19 models left off but are doing so in smaller sizes.



CM Storm SF-17 Full Force Cooling for Laptop Gaming

Chino, California – August 6th, 2013 – Cooler Master, a leading creator, innovator and manufacturer of desktop components and more, today announced a new addition to the extraordinarily cool Strike Force (SF) Series of laptop coolers and gaming hubs, the SF17. Award-Winning Roots With the release of the award winning SF-19 USB 3.0, gamers and media reviews were soon left awestruck by its raw cooling power and gamer aesthetics. SF-17 carries on this tradition with its complementary ability to create the perfect atmosphere for gaming through its styling, LED lighting strip, and highly effective cooling fans. This makes it ideal for prepping gamers for battle. SF-17 boasts a proven effective and highly customizable cooling design to ensure laptops are cooled as a gamer specifies. Specialized Design for Gamers In order to protect a gamer’s gear while it’s under heavy stress from gameplay, the SF-17 employs its incredible ability to dissipate excess heat through its perforated surface. SF-17 also has a strengthened mesh that can withstand all laptop sizes up to 19”. It features a single, large, and adjustable turbine fan (180mm) that is specially engineered to provide unprecedented airflow that keeps laptop components running at optimal temperatures. Comfortable Gaming Station Proper viewing and typing angles can mean the difference between being fully comfortable during a long fire fight and bowing out due to pains. SF-17 includes multiple height adjustable angle...



CM Storm Pulse-R Aluminum Gaming Headset for E-Sports

Get Lound. Be Heard. Chino, California – July 30th, 2013 – Cooler Master, a leading creator, innovator and manufacturer of desktop components and more, today announces the CM Storm Pulse-R aluminum gaming headset. The Pulse-R is the first modular headset that allows gamers to represent and brand their team in the growing e-Sports world while providing powerful sound to keep gamers immersed in the action. Get Loud. Be Heard. The Pulse-R is fitted with custom 42mm drivers for thumping sound and astonishing clarity while the convenient in-line remote can also be detached for easy travel and storage. The Pulse-R also comes equipped with a detachable noise cancelling microphone for pristine voice chat while the cushioned ear cups and aluminum headband provide a luxurious feel and remain comfortable even after the most epic gaming sessions. Full product info on the CM Storm Pulse-R aluminum gaming headset can be found at Pulse-R. Learn all about the benefits of the Pulse-R’s technology at Cooler Master University’s Power of Sound at: www.coolermaster-usa.com/cmuniversity The Headset Designed for E-Sports Teams Heading to a tournament or streaming for your fans? Stand out from the crowd with stylish white-LED lighting and customize the removable laser-etched aluminum ear plates to represent your squad and intimidate your foes. The Pulse-R is the first gaming headset that empowers users to take their creativity to new levels. Availability The Pulse-R is now shipping to...



CM Storm QuickFire XT

Full-Sized & Super-Thin Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Chino, California – July 2nd, 2013 – Cooler Master, a leading creator, innovator and manufacturer of desktop components, mobile accessories, and gaming peripherals, today announced the long awaited QuickFire XT, the full 104 key sibling to the top-rated QuickFire Rapid. Exhibiting the same extremely solid construction that won the hearts of QuickFire Rapid owners, QuickFire XT is sure to impress gamers once again. Sleek, Comfortable, & Durable Featuring a smooth and clean aesthetic, QuickFire XT includes laser-marked keycaps and a non-glossy matte finish. This is complemented by a set of extra keycaps (includes a key puller) that give the keyboard, and its user, a bit of individuality that provides a striking outlook. A response time of 1ms, in USB mode, offers gamers a necessary consistency to navigate the ever changing landscapes of their video game libraries. With the Windows Key being disabled in GAME mode, users will no longer worry about possibly losing a match from accidentally minimizing the game. Multimedia shortcuts are available to ensure that media can be controlled with ease. With N Key Rollover (NKRO), users deploying the QuickFire XT in PS/2 mode can activate many keys on the keyboard simultaneously. High-grade Cherry MX Switches Offering the best available mechanical hardware, QuickFire XT integrates Cherry MX switches. These provide the QuickFire XT with the ability to respond to, and recov...



 
 
 
 
 

CM Storm Skorpion Mouse Bungee and Control-RX Gaming Surface

Introduction Do you ever find yourself suffering from sticky mouse cord syndrome? You’re just trying to move your mouse to dodge some bullets but your cord keeps getting hung up and getting you killed. Does your mouse pad lack the technology to utilize your ultra-low DPI for those massive long-range head shots? If so then CM Storm has some products that you NEED! Introducing the CM Storm Skorpion mouse bungee and the CM Storm Control-RX gaming surface. These two products from CM Storm (a division of Cooler Master) will solve all of your gaming problems! Read on to find out how!   “Ever missed the perfect shot cause your mouse cord got stuck? Are you tired of mouse cord drag and pull? Do you constantly bend and move your mouse cord around, but don’t want to compromise and go wireless? Get the Cooler Master CM Storm Skorpion and make your mouse feel like its wireless! Don’t restrict your options to a few tiny wireless mice, use any mouse you want. No added delay, interference issues, higher weight due to batteries, and constant recharging and swapping batteries like actual wireless mice.” “The CM Storm Control-RX is a mouse surface designed for gamers that prefer low DPI settings. A smooth Lycra material gives your mouse a very enjoyable gliding experience. The thickness of the surface will make sure that your hand can rest comfortable for long gaming sessions. The bottom of the mouse surface is an anti-slip polyurethane that will make the mo...



 
 
 
 
 

CM Storm Recon Gaming Mouse

Anyone who games knows how crucial it is to have great peripherals to give you the edge over your competitors. The gaming accessory market has exploded the last few years with tons of mice, mouse pads (or gaming surfaces as the're now known) and more, showing up everywhere you look. Sure, your shiny new 6-core CPU and top-level graphics card will handle the output end of things. But what about the input side of it? All that hardware does you no good when gaming with a $10 wally-world mouse and a dollar-store mouse pad. Enter CM Storm and their wide range of gaming peripherals. They were kind enough to send me over a Recon mouse, Skorpion mouse bungee and a Control-RX gaming surface to play with, and for this first review we'll be looking at the Recon Gaming mouse. Let's get to it!



CM Storm QuickFire Stealth Mechanical Keyboard with Covert Key Caps

Chino, California – April 12th, 2013 – Cooler Master, an industry leading case, thermal solution, gaming gear, and mobile accessory manufacturer, has announced the release of the QuickFire Stealth mechanical gaming keyboard under its CM Storm line of gaming products. The CM Storm QuickFire Stealth is a refined version of the popular QuickFire Rapid keyboard aimed at purists and the gaming elite. Featuring top of the line CherryMX switches, a compact ten-keyless design, adjustable repeat rates and unique covert keycaps – the QuickFire Stealth is the mechanical keyboard for minimalists or gamers looking to switch up their style. Choose Your Type High quality Cherry MX switches matter — they provide faster key presses, response times, precision and tactile feedback that professionals desire. CM Storm gives you a full arsenal of switch types to choose from. The QuickFire Stealth launches with FOUR different Cherry MX mechanical switches: red (linear/very light), blue (clicky/light), brown (tactile/medium) and the CM Storm exclusive green switch (clicky/firm). All CherryMX mechanical switches are rated for over 50 million key strokes – guaranteed. Covert Key Caps The defining characteristic of the QuickFire Stealth are its unique keycaps. Icons and letters are printed on the front side of the keycaps, which provides an incredibly sleek, clean and stylish look. Front printed keys also last longer than normal keycaps because there is no finger friction to wear a...



CM Storm RX- Gaming Surfaces – Your Prescription for Victory

Chino, California – February 11th, 2013 – Looking for an edge on your road to the top of the leader boards? Cooler Master, an industry leading chassis, thermal solution, peripheral, and accessory manufacturer today introduces three surfaces under its CM Storm line of gaming products – Control-RX, Power-RX, and Speed-RX – as your much needed prescription for victory. Each surface is fortified with unique heavy-duty textures, engineered for pinpoint precision and highly responsive tracking to alleviate in-game symptoms and invigorate your gaming experience. Control-RX: Designed for low DPI gamers, the smooth Lycra surface and effortless glide touch provides maximum area for precise movement and the most accurate sensor readings to avoid issues like in-game jittering. The anti-slip polyurethane base keeps the pad in place during intense firefights and the extra thick, water resistant design makes longer gaming sessions more comfortable. Power-RX This larger-than-life Power-RX utilizes our Surgical Strike Surface construction, a finely textured area to execute precise and intricate movements with ease. Persevere through each battle with this specifically formulated material that also acts as a water resistant guard against splashes, spills, and sweat — making it easy to clean with eliminates your downtime in the heat of battle. Speed-RX Developed specifically for high-grade optical gaming sensors (but also compatible with all lasers as well), the Speed-RX is ...



 
 
 
 
 

Cooler Master CM Storm Scout II

LAN parties and mobile computing have been around for decades, but with the huge variety of hardware in the market today, choosing a chassis that can store all of your hardware and make it easier to go mobile can still be daunting. Of course, we here at PureOverclock do our best to help alleviate that problem, so today we are going to be taking a look at a chassis from Cooler Master to see if it should garner your attention. The case is the Cooler Master CM Storm Scout II, and it is designed to store full size motherboards and graphics cards, yet still provide easy mobility. We have the opportunity to look at the new release of the Cooler Master CM Storm Scout II. If you are familiar with the CM Storm Scout series you will soon see with this review that Cooler Master has made quite a few upgrades to potentially make things easier than its previous version. As we move further along into the review we will also include some comparison shots of the old and new cases. Now, let's dive in to see what this Cooler Master CM Storm Scout II has to offer.



 
 
 
 
 

Cooler Master CM Storm Stryker Chassis

Sometimes it's tough to search for that perfect chassis. Whether you are looking for design or functionality, finding the perfect case poses a number of challenges. We have the opportunity today to take a look at the new Cooler Master CM Storm Stryker Chassis to see how close it comes to that "Holy Grail" of balancing looks and usefulness. We must say, the unique touches, in both form and functionality, that Cooler Master has added into the Stryker really caught our attention. As we move further into this review you will see why. Before we delve deeper into the versatility of this chassis we will talk a little about Cooler Master's design aesthetic with the Stryker Chassis.





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