Mechanical keyboards have become highly popular during the past few years, with almost every advanced PC user wanting one on his/her desk. There are many arguments regarding the advantages and disadvantages of mechanical keyboards: they are far more durable than membrane keyboards, easier to maintain and provide better tactile feedback, yet noisier and significantly more expensive. However, what makes mechanical keyboards so popular is, as vague as this sounds, their feeling. It is very difficult to put it into words but if someone uses a mechanical keyboard for a few days, all membrane keyboards will be feeling like a toy afterward. Membrane-based keyboards have their actuation point at the bottom of the key travel and require maximum pressure force at the beginning of their travel...
Today we're taking a look at the Attack X3 mechanical gaming keyboard and the 450M optical gaming mouse from Cougar. The Attack X3 is an advanced, programmable mechanical keyboard...17 by E. Fylladitakis on 4/4/2016
Our first encounter with Cougar's peripherals was just a few months ago, when we reviewed the flagship keyboard and mouse, the 700K and 700M. The 700K and the 700M...25 by E. Fylladitakis on 6/19/2015
Every time I go to a trade show I come back with at least one or two highlights that really impressed me. At this year's Computex one of my...20 by Kristian Vättö on 6/9/2015
Cougar was founded in Germany over seven years ago, with an initial focus on computer power supplies and cases. More recently, the company has diversified into the gaming peripherals...23 by E. Fylladitakis on 2/23/2015
It's fun to review the big enthusiast-class cases like the NZXT Phantom 820 and the Mini-ITX and Micro-ATX custom marvels like the BitFenix Prodigy and SilverStone SG09, but the...40 by Dustin Sklavos on 10/29/2012