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Written by Greg Schepers   
Wednesday, 26 December 2012
Table of Contents: Page Index
Gigabyte Aivia Osmium Mechanical Keyboard
Closer Look: Gigabyte Aivia Osmium Keyboard
Gigabyte Aivia Osmium Keyboard Detailed Features
Gigabyte Ghost Software
Testing and Results
Final Thoughts and Conclusion

Gigabyte Aivia Osmium Keyboard Review

Manufacturer: Gigabyte
Product Name: Aivia Osmium Mechanical Gaming Keyboard
Model Number: GK-Osmium
UPC: 818313015358
Price As Tested: $129.99 (NewEgg /Amazon)

Full Disclosure: The product sample used in this article has been self-supplied.

Even though Gigabyte's reputation is based on computer components, it is making a serious effort to establish a foothold in the gaming peripheral market. The Gigabyte Aivia Osmium Mechanical Gaming Keyboard is sure to help the company's efforts by giving it even more positive exposure in the gaming community. This keyboard is very solid and is packed with features, which includes Cherry MX Red mechanical key switches, backlit keys with illumination control, integrated USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 ports, and much, much more. Due to the fact that mechanical gaming keyboards are dropping in price, gamers are defecting from dome-based keyboards in droves. The Gigabyte Aivia Osmium Mechanical Gaming Keyboard is certain to be the choice of many of these gamers.

Gigabyte Aivia Osmium Keyboard

There are a number of different things that a gamer looks for when purchasing a keyboard, and each gamer prioritizes these differently. If versatility is your thing, then the Gigabyte Aivia Osmium provides you with five gaming profiles and up to 70 macros memorization. If it's feel, you will be delighted with the smooth, yet solid and responsive Cherry MX Red mechanical keys. If it's a cool looking keyboard that you are looking for, this one plays that part as well.

Gigabyte Aivia Osmium Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Features

  • Cherry MX Red mechanical keys
  • Anti-ghosting capability - 64 simultaneous key strokes
  • Adjustable backlighting
  • Integrated USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 ports
  • Removable wrist rest
  • Five gaming profiles - 70 macros memorization
  • 18K gold-plated connector with two meters with braided cord

Gigabyte Aivia Osmium Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Specifications

Interface: USB 2.0
Activation: Cherry Red Mechanical Switch
Switch Life: 50 million times
Peak Force: 45g
USB Port: USB3.0 + USB2.0
Audio: Microphone-in/ Earphone-out
Weight: 1500g ±10%
Dimensions: 454(L)* 257(W)*45(H) mm
Cable Length: 2.0m ±10%
Color: Black

Source: www.gigabyte.com



 

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