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ASUS Z97-Pro Gamer with some ROG features October 31, 2014 - 17:56
ROCCAT Ryos TKL Pro tenkeyless mechanical keyboard has per-key illumination October 31, 2014 - 14:45
Toshiba adds 4TB and 5TB HDDs October 31, 2014 - 14:40
MSI GT80 Titan gaming laptop has a mechanical keyboard October 31, 2014 - 14:34
Intel to pay $15 rebates for Pentium 4 benchmark rigging October 31, 2014 - 14:24
Intel Skylake delay to hurt Windows 10 laptop demand? October 31, 2014 - 14:18
AMD prepping smaller, cooler chip for Xbox One Slim October 31, 2014 - 14:13
Linear Motion Technology in the Printing Industry October 31, 2014 - 14:03
Lian Li introduces the PC-D666 dual-PC case October 31, 2014 - 13:54
Corsair Sabre RGB mouse is available with optical or laser sensors October 30, 2014 - 22:31
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Samsung acknowledges 840 Series SSD performance issues October 30, 2014 - 13:27
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Posted on Friday, October 31 2014 @ 17:56:20 CET by
ASUS announces the Z97-Pro Gamer, a new motherboard that looks like a cut-down Z97-Pro with some extra ROG elements to appeal to gamers and overclockers. The Z97-Pro Gamer will ship in early November for 129.95EUR.
ASUS today announced Z97-Pro Gamer, a high-performance ATX motherboard with 10Gibt/s M.2 and SATA Express connectivity, Intel® Gigabit Ethernet, exclusive SupremeFX audio with Sonic Radar II and GameFirst ll and LANGuard networking technologies to deliver pure gaming fun.

The Intel Z97 chipset-based Z97-Pro Gamer also benefits from ASUS Gamer’s Guardian, a collection of components hand-chosen for exceptional safety, durability and performance to protect gamers’ backs, and is the latest addition to the popular ASUS Gamer motherboard series.

Faster, smoother and more reliable gaming networking
Z97-Pro Gamer is equipped with Intel Gigabit Ethernet and ASUS-exclusive LANGuard for faster, smoother and more reliable gaming sessions.

Intel’s networking technology has the advantage of communicating directly with Intel processors to offer exceptionally-high Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) and User Datagram Protocol (UDP) throughput, lowering overall processing demands and improving efficiency — releasing more power for games and gameplay.

LANGuard employs advanced signal-coupling technology and premium surface-mounted capacitors to improve throughput, and includes both surge protection and electrostatically-guarded components to defend against lightning strikes and static-electricity discharges.

Z97-Pro Gamer also has ASUS-exclusive GameFirst II technology, an innovative traffic-shaping technology that reduces lag significantly by prioritizing game-related data. Tests by ASUS engineers show that latency is greatly reduced — ping times are up to eight times (8X) faster with GameFirst II enabled. GameFirst II’s EZ Mode allows everyone to take advantage of low-latency gaming, with no need for expert knowledge.

Best-in-class gaming audio
Players gaming with Z97-Pro Gamer-based systems enjoy SupremeFX technology for near-lossless audio with a remarkable signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) of 115dB that enhances every sound detail.

The advanced audio chipset is isolated from electromagnetic interference (EMI) by a protective shield, preserving the integrity of the audio signals. Exclusive ‘red-line shielding’ horizontally separates SupremeFX audio components from the rest of the motherboard. This unique combination effectively eliminates analog interference to ensure flawless sound quality. Premium ELNA® audio capacitors are added to the mix to deliver a warmer, natural sound to complete the audio experience.

SupremeFX also has a built-in amplifier that drives high-quality headphones — all the way up to 300ohm impedance — for sound quality that’s as great as a dedicated sound card.

Z97-Pro Gamer also includes Sonic Radar II, an ASUS-exclusive technology that displays a stealthy overlay showing the precise direction and origin of in-game sounds. This enables players to hone their enemy-pinpointing skills, delivering a vital the edge in first-person-shooter (FPS) games.

Fastest gaming storage
Z97-Pro Gamer has the fastest consumer-storage connectivity, with both SATA Express and M.2. on board. SATA Express provides data-transfer speeds of up to 10Gbit/s from two PCI Express 2.0 (PCIe 2.0) lanes, enabling Z97-Pro Gamer players to speed up their game storage with the next generation of super-fast SSDs.

The new motherboard’s built-in M.2 socket also offers two native PCIe 2.0 lanes for data-transfer speeds of up to 10Gbit/s, giving Z97-Pro Gamer owners the freedom to choose their preferred method to speed up both their storage and gameplay.

Exceptional gaming durability
Z97-Pro Gamer is engineered with high-quality, highly-durable Gamer’s Guardian components for exceptional real-world protection for extended gaming sessions.

Gamer’s Guardian includes onboard resettable fuses that protect the connection ports and DRAM against overcurrent and short-circuit damage, while exceptionally high-quality, Japanese-made 10K black-metallic capacitors offer greater temperature endurance and improved lifespans.

Gamer’s Guardian ESD Guards on the USB ports, audio connectors and Ethernet (LAN) port ensure that Z97-Pro Gamer is actively protected against sudden electrostatic discharge (ESD).

Z97-Pro Gamer also has the ASUS-exclusive Digi+ voltage-regulator module (VRM) to enhance performance, increase efficiency and ensure reliability, and a stainless-steel back input/output (I/O) panel that’s chromium-plated and corrosion-resistant to last up to three times (3X) longer than traditional panels.

ASUS Z97-Pro Gamer specifications:
CPU socket: LGA1150 socket for the 4th-, new 4th- and 5th-generation Intel® Core™ i7, Core i5, Core i3, Pentium®, and Celeron® processors
Chipset:
Intel Z97 Express
Memory: 4 x DIMMs, up to a maximum of 32GB, DDR3 3200MHz (OC) / Supports Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
Expansion slots:
2 x PCI Express 3.0/2.0 x16 slots (single at x16 mode; dual at x8 mode)
1 x PCI Express 2.0 x16 slot (maximum x4 mode)
2 x PCI Express 2.0 x1 slots
2 x PCI slots
Graphics (VGA): Integrated Intel HD Graphics
Multi-VGA output support: HDMI, DVI-D, RGB ports
Multi-GPU: Quad-GPU NVIDIA® SLI™ and AMD CrossFireX™ technologies supported
Storage connectivity:
1 x SATA Express port (compatible with 2 SATA ports)
1 x M.2 socket 3 with M key — 2260/2280-type storage devices supported,( both SATA and PCI Express mode)
4 x SATA 6Gbit/s ports
Networking/LAN: Intel Gigabit Ethernet with LANGuard and GameFirst II
USB:
6 x USB 3.0/2.0 ports (4 on back panel, 2 mid-board)
8 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports (2 on back panel, 6 mid-board)
Audio:
SupremeFX 8-channel high-definition audio

- Jack-detection, multi-streaming, front-panel mic jack-retaskng
- High-quality stereo playback with 115dB signal-to-noise ratio (SNR)
- SupremeFX shielding technology
- ELNA® premium audio capacitors
- Sonic Radar II
- Headphone AMP
- Optical S/PDIF-out port on back panel
Dimensions / form factor: ATX, 12 x 9.6in (30.5 x 24.4cm)
ASUS Z97 Pro Gamer motherboard
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Posted on Friday, October 31 2014 @ 14:45:33 CET by
ROCCAT presents the Ryos TKL Pro, a tenkeyless mechanical keyboard that features per-key illumination. It's shipping in the EU for 139.90EUR.
The most advanced, customizable tenkeyless mechanical keyboard ever. Introducing the Per-Key illuminated ROCCAT™ Ryos TKL Pro. Powered by lighting engine 2.0 and with a ton of configuration options plus your choice of CHERRY MX key switch in four colors, you can RISE ABOVE, and lead the charge into gaming greatness.

ADD LIGHT TO YOUR ARSENAL
Powered by lighting engine 2.0, the Ryos TKL Pro offers totally customizable, ROCCAT™-engineered Per-Key Illumination with enhanced lighting effects. This means you can add awesome special effects such as fade to your keystrokes, plus loads more. You can also configure your keyboard to highlight your in-game and application key bindings, modifier keys, macro sequences, cool downs, system controls and more. The included software development kit ensures that only your imagination is the limit.

COMPACT, TENKEYLESS FORMAT
ROCCAT’s Ryos TKL Pro boasts virtually all of the powerful features of its bigger brother, the Ryos MK Pro, in a compact tenkeyless format ideal for hardcore gamers who put pure functionality above all else. The numpad-free tenkeyless design means there’s less space between your WASD keys and your mousepad, perfect for those who game optimally when there’s less distance between their wrists. The added benefit of the Ryos TKL Pro’s compact design is that it reduces desk clutter without sacrificing features.

KEY CONFIGURATIONS TO SUIT EVERY GAME
With the Ryos TKL Pro, Easy-Shift[+]™ becomes the completely remappable easy keyboard. Together with the Easy-Shift[+]™ and FN keys, you can assign a secondary key function to virtually every key on the keyboard, to suit every game and key configuration. Add to this the fact that you can store 470 macros in the keyboard’s flash memory, and you’ve got an insanely customizable, fast-acting piece of gaming hardware on your hands.

FIRING ON ALL CYLINDERS WITH N-KEY ROLLOVER
The Ryos TKL Pro features ultra-advanced anti-ghosting with n-key rollover. This means that no matter how frenzied your intense gaming sessions get, your keyboard will always register every keystroke, and never let you down.

POWERFUL PROCESSING THAT PACKS A PUNCH
Owing to its two massive 32-bit ARM Cortex processors, the Ryos TKL Pro comes out swinging. Since the secondary MCU handles all of the Per-Key Illumination, not one of the advanced lighting features sacrifices an ounce of performance. And with 2 MB of flash memory to store your configurations, your keyboard will executive all of your keystrokes and macros in real time, without delay.

KEEP TRACK WITH ROCCAT™ ACHIEVEMENTS DISPLAY
With ROCCAT™ R.A.D. you’ll never miss a trick. Monitor your skills with at-a-glance overviews of important statistics, win awards when you hit crucial milestones, and then show friends on Facebook and other social media platforms how awesome you are.

KEY SWITCHES TO SUIT EVERY GAMER
The Ryos TKL Pro comes with the four most popular key switch colors; blue, black, brown and red, meaning you can pick the key switches that suit you. With durable CHERRY MX key switches that last up to an incredible 50 MILLION keystrokes and laser-etched, UV-coated keycaps, wear and tear will be the least of your concerns.

SMUDGE-PROOF GLOSSY LOOK
Featuring an innovative, ROCCAT™-pioneered micro-dotted surface, the Ryos TKL Pro gives you that sought-after sleek and glossy look, with no fingerprint left behind. Since the micro-dots on the surface are ultra-polished, your keyboard will resist all smudges, all the while keeping up appearances with a durable, classy finish.

COMPLETE COMFORT, ROCK SOLID
The tenkeyless Ryos TKL Pro provides a compact design without compromise for total stability and comfort for hardcore gamers. Since the jumbo-size wrist rest is completely integrated, you can count on your keyboard giving you the sturdy support you need in the heat of battle. And owning to its generous size, your wrists will be sitting comfortably even during prolonged gaming sessions, with no muscle strain or fatigue.

CLUTTER-FREE, SUPER-STABLE SUPPORT
Underneath the Ryos TKL Pro is a perfectly-positioned set of five rubberized feet and two retractable stabilizers, meaning your keyboard will stay where you put it. And with its neat, finely-braided rear-exit cable, you can admire your keyboard’s aesthetics without its cable ever getting in your way.
ROCCAT Ryos TKL Pro
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Posted on Friday, October 31 2014 @ 14:40:57 CET by
Toshiba 4TB 5TB intro
Toshiba announced it now offers 3.5" 7200RPM SATA 6Gbps desktop HDDs with a capacity of 4TB and 5TB: Pricing is $299 and $399, respectively.
Toshiba's Digital Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today introduced 4TB and 5TB capacities of the Toshiba Desktop 3.5" 7200 RPM Internal Serial ATA 3.0 Hard Drive, a device that provides a convenient and reliable way to upgrade your desktop computer. With this product, Toshiba combines its proven and reliable hard drive technology with a Serial ATA interface to provide increased performance, capacity and compatibility.

"Toshiba has been developing and manufacturing hard drives for more than 20 years," said Maciek Brzeski, Vice President of Branded Storage Products, Toshiba Digital Products Division. "The time is right to upgrade our offerings not only to meet, but to get ahead of consumers' expectations by expanding our offering of our internal 3.5" hard drives to 4TB and 5TB sizes."

Compatible with most major brands of Serial ATA enabled desktop computers, Toshiba hard drives use proven state of the art Perpendicular Magnetic Recording (PMR) technology, Native Command Queuing (NCQ) and TMR Head Recording technology for increased capacity, reliability and performance. Low power consumption and internal shock detection and ramp loading technology, to help protect the drive, are two industry-leading features built-in to the drive. Support is available for Windows 8.1, Windows 8 and Windows 7; Mac OS X 10.6, 10.7, 10.8 and 10.9; and Linux.

Pricing and Availability
Beginning today, the Desktop 3.5" Internal Hard Drive is available for purchase at select retailers and on toshiba.com/us/storage for $299.00 MSRP for the 4TB model and $399.00 MSRP for the 5TB model. A 3 Year Standard Limited Warranty is included with each model sold in the Americas (U.S., Latin America and Canada).

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Posted on Friday, October 31 2014 @ 14:34:31 CET by
MSi introduced what it claims is world's first gaming laptop with a mechanical keyboard. The GT80 Titan is a 18" desktop-replacement laptop with a full-size keyboard designed by SteelSeries, it uses Cherry MX brown key switches with the same keycaps you find on desktop keyboards and it has a red LED backlight.

Curiously, the numeric keypad doubles as a touchpad.

More specifications are expected to be announced soon.
This is no dream. We've designed a true desktop replacement gaming laptop featuring the first ever built-in mechanical keyboard with Cherry switches. Introducing the GT80 Titan, coming soon.
MSI GT80 Titan
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Posted on Friday, October 31 2014 @ 14:24:46 CET by
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Intel's Pentium 4 fiasco is already a distant memory for most computer enthusiast but the Pentium 4 is back in the news today as the chip giant has settled a long-running legal battle which accused Intel of rigging benchmarks to make its Pentium 4 chip come out more favorably.

What it comes down to is that you might be eligible for a $15 cash rebate if you bought a computer with a Pentium 4 processor between November 20, 2000 and June 30, 2002. You can find the full details at this website but unfortunately it's only for United States residents (other than those residing in Illinois).
The goal behind NetBurst was to create an architecture that would scale to clock frequencies as high as 10GHz, speeds at which the raw throughput of the chips would more than compensate for its decreased IPC. Sadly, things didn't work out that way: rather than 10GHz, Intel barely made it to 3.8GHz before the power required and the heat generated by the chips became unmanageable. For its next-generation Pentium M mobile processors, the company would abandon NetBurst and return to the P6 microarchitecture before ditching NetBurst altogether and creating a more P6-inspired microarchitecture, still in use today, dubbed Core.

In short: the Pentium 4 was a colossal and costly mistake for Intel. A class action suit brought against Intel and HP claimed that the companies knew from the outset that the Pentium 4 was too slow and ran too hot, and that the companies collaborated on customised benchmarks - WebMark 2001 and SYSmark 2001 - which would concentrate on the things the chip was good at to paint a far rosier picture of its performance compared to the previous generation Pentium III processors which it replaced.
Source: Bit Tech
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Posted on Friday, October 31 2014 @ 14:18:35 CET by
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DigiTimes writes Intel's decision to delay its Skylake processors from early Q3 2015 to late Q3 2015 or early Q4 2015 will hurt demand for Windows 10 notebooks. The new architecture is delayed to make it overlap less with Broadwell.
The Skylake series is Intel's next-generation CPU platform, following the existing Broadwell. Because mainstream Broadwell-based processors will not be released until early January 2015, Intel has decided to postpone Skylake processors' ready to market (RTM) schedule to avoid the new CPU platform from impacting the lifecycle of notebooks using the mainstream Broadwell processors.

Intel has set the RTM schedule for the Skylake to the 37-47th weeks of 2015 (the end of August to the end of October). If the plan is unchanged, Skylake-based notebook models are expected to become available in the retail channel at the end of September, at the earliest, as the upstream supply chain normally takes another 4-5 weeks after CPUs' releases before shipping out end products.

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Posted on Friday, October 31 2014 @ 14:13:18 CET by
AMD logo
Word is out on the street that AMD is designing a 20nm version of its Xbox One APU for use in a future Xbox One Slim console. The new chip will be smaller and cooler and should be more cost-effective to manufacture. An exact timeline isn't known but this is probably something for the second half of 2015 if not later.
This will allow Microsoft to redesign the physical aspects of the Xbox One including all the massive cooling systems, and ship a smaller, quieter, “slim” version of its console. And of course all of these factors combined will likely also mean lower manufacturing costs, the savings of which might be passed onto consumers, meaning the future Xbox One Slim might be even cheaper than today’s consoles.

And of course we’re focusing on Microsoft’s own console, but the same technology and chip will very likely be used for a future slim version of the PlayStation 4, so Sony fans will also be catered to and get to enjoy the same benefits outlined above.
Source: Neowin
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Posted on Friday, October 31 2014 @ 14:03:44 CET by
Automation has become one of the most basic elements of production, with motion control playing central role. The printing industry has benefited a great deal from the robotics related to linear motion and the automation element of their processes. This is an industry that uses a lot of servos and conveyer belts to move their printing material from one section of the factory to the other. The linear motion technologies applied in this industry allow the firms to maximize their benefits in positional accuracy, silent, smooth motions, with added loaded bearing capacities. Applications such as the radial guides in the production lines enhance the element of speed and long lasting functionalities.

Hardware Components in Linear Motion Technology
There are quite a number of hardware components that make up the linear motion technology systems, and some of the most common including the following. Grounded shafting and precision shafting are commonly used together with linear bearings. They are made of hardened steel for strength and durability. Precision rubber rollers are used along with bearings for smooth and quality traction. The precision bearings are crucial, as they provide rectilinear motion in an endless fashion. Servos also play a great role on the motion and correcting errors on the same. At the helm of any automated linear motion controllers is the central processing unit.

CPU Used In Linear Motion Technology
Like most of the automated mechanisms, quality electric linear actuators need for a central processing unit, which receives and produces the instruction sets to the rest of the system. Due to the complexity of the tasks involved in motion control and the amount of data available at any one time for processing, the motion controllers use 64 bit processors. These CPUs not only control elements of motions but also process events in the production lines. The modules can be connected to computers where large data volumes can be accessed easily to control the system.

The CPUs may come in several forms and one of them is as microcontrollers. These are computers with non-volatile memory and come at a low cost. They also come with stored programs. The microcontrollers may be coupled with sensors, switches and amplifiers to work effectively. It is also common for the CPUs to take the form of programmable logical controllers. As the name suggests, the PLC can allow the programmers to create, store and execute commands. They also have input and output capabilities such that they can be connected to peripheral devices to increase functionalities.
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Posted on Friday, October 31 2014 @ 13:54:26 CET by
Lian Li shows off its new PC-D666, a new aluminium chassis designed to hold two systems: it has room for a EATX/ATX motherboard plus a Micro-ATX/Mini ATX motherboard. The case has a double-wide body with hot-swap backplanes and support for radiators of up to 480mm. It will ship early November for $599.
Lian-Li Industrial Co. Ltd, today unleashes a hellish beast onto the enthusiast PC market with the dual system PC-D666 double wide brushed aluminum chassis. With a red and black aesthetic to match the number of the beast name, the PC-D666 supports a full EATX/ATX “workhorse” system on one side of the chassis, and a Micro-ATX/Mini-ITX “gaming” system in the other.

Two Systems / One Chassis
Separating the two systems into two compartments, the PC-D666 allows DIY enthusiasts to show off high end and intricate setups through oversized windows on both sides of the chassis. The latest high-end hardware is supported in the PC-D666 as well as extensive watercooling setups.

Extensive Water Cooling Support
With tons of room to work with, installing elaborate water cooling setups is simplified in the PC-D666. Thick 480mm and 360mm radiators can be easily installed on the “workhorse” side of the chassis, while another 360mm radiator can be installed in the “gaming” system compartment.

100mm of space above the motherboard tray allows the CPU cooler, cables, or radiator to be effortlessly moved between the compartments.

Hot-Swappable Storage
The six 3.5” bays in the two removable HDD cages feature hot-swap backplanes for convenient storage installation. Four 2.5” drives can also be mounted in the two hard drive cages. In the “workhorse” compartment two more 2.5” drives can be tool-lessly mounted on the case floor.

Tool-Less Installations and Features
The PC-D666 has many tool-less features allowing for simple setups and installations.. This fully aluminum case features pop-off side panels and front bezel, tool-less mounting for hard drives as well as clip-in dust filters.

The entire HDD rack on the right side of the case can be pulled out of the case with the removal of a few thumbscrews.

Versatile Cable Management
With oversized windows on both sides of the chassis, thumb-screw secured removable panels were engineered to easily hide the cables and wires, while still providing easy access to both sides of the chassis thanks to large grommeted cutouts.

Connectivity
Both sides of the chassis have four USB 3.0 ports and HD audio connections on the top of the chassis for their respective systems.

Developed in Cooperation with PC Welt
The PC- D666 was developed in cooperation with IDG's PC Welt (PC World) German edition for the “Hell Machine 6” ultimate dual-system PC project.
Lian Li PC-D666


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Posted on Thursday, October 30 2014 @ 22:31:40 CET by
Corsair introduces the Sabre RGB, a new line of gaming mice available with optical or laser sensors.
Corsair Gaming, a division of PC gaming hardware leader Corsair® dedicated to the elevation of PC gaming, today introduced the Corsair Gaming Sabre RGB gaming mice, which come with one of two types of sensors: optical and laser. Designed with input from veteran pro gamers, the new mice are engineered with a new sleek, ergonomic shape and are built with an ultralight chassis for quick, fluid, and precise movements over extended gaming sessions.

The Corsair Gaming Sabre RGB Mice are available in two models, enabling gamers to further customize their battle stations with either optical or laser sensors.

Advanced CUE software lets gamers fine-tune performance characteristics such as DPI, acceleration, and smoothing to customize button assignments and macros for optimal gameplay. The mice also feature four-zone illumination with up to 16.8 million customizable colors, making them the ideal companion for Corsair Gaming K70, K95, or K65 RGB mechanical keyboards, and the Corsair Gaming H1500 and H2100 gaming headsets.

“As a competitive Counter-Strike GO player, I need an agile and accurate mouse to allow me to get consistent head shots with minimal effort and maximum efficiency,” said Jason Christian, Product Manager for gaming peripherals at Corsair Gaming. “To this end, I designed the Sabre RGB mice from the ground up to be lean and ultralight with the same level of precision of our M65 and M45 mice.”

Corsair Gaming Sabre Gaming RGB Mice Features:
  • New ergonomic, featherweight sub-100 gram body
  • Four-zone 16.8 million color backlighting
  • CUE software offering advanced, personalized performance and color customization
  • Available with two sensor types:
  • 6400 DPI optical sensor with multi-color smooth, accurate tracking
  • 8200 DPI laser sensor with ultra-precise tracking on nearly any surface
  • Eight easy-access programmable buttons
  • High-reliability switches rated for 20 million clicks
  • Braided 1.8 meter easy-flex cable
  • Sabre RGB Laser Mice - $69.99 MSRP, Sabre RGB Optical Mouse - $59.99 MSRP
  • Corsair Sabre RGB
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