Gigabyte Trots Out Gaming Keyboard, Mouse and More

Gigabyte had a huge presence at Computex. Aside from announcing a video card with five fans and a host of new motherboards, the company also had several peripherals on hand to show off. Among these was the Osium gaming keyboard. This is a mechanical keyboard with cherry red switches and blue backlighting. It's got five programmable macro keys and five gaming profiles as well as support for USB 3.0, wheel controllers for the backlight and volume, full-range anti-ghosting, and a detachable hand rest.


To go with that keyboard is the Krypton gaming mouse with laser sensor, 8200 DPI, four programmable presets (selectable via a dedicated button), dual switchable base plate with either ceramic or Teflon feet, left or right handed, a weight system for customizing the center of gravity, a total of five profiles with up to 70 profiles, and a nylon braided cable.

Lastly, Gigabyte had the Skyvision WS100 Wireless HDMI solution (WHDI 1.0) which is capable of transmitting up to 1080p, 10 meters line of sight, and a latency of <0.1ms. It plugs right into an HDMI port on the graphics card and requires one USB port for power. There's no drivers or software needed, it works with PS3, Xbox, etc., as long as the required ports are available, and it operates between 5.19 GHz and 5.795 GHz.


Pricing for the Osium is set at $100 and it should be available later this month. The Krypton gaming mouse is priced at $80, while no pricing was offered for the Skyvision WS100.

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  • victorious 3930k
    No, no Gigabyte. It should be BLUE switches with RED backlighting.
  • amuffin
    Pricing for the Osium is set at $100

    The Krypton gaming mouse is priced at $80

    I'll be sticking with my HP keyboard and Lenovo mouse. Seriously, I want a mouse and keyboard that's around 40-60 that's top notch. $100 and $80!? That's a bit too much! :hot:
  • A Bad Day
    greghomeMake me a better wireless set...... my KM7850 has a very nice keybaord with lots of buttons for HTPC purposes, but the mouse runs out of battery in just a friend's Logitech wireless mouse last at least 3x as long with the same usage and same AAA battery

    How long will it take for someone to push wireless powered mouses/keyboards to the market?