Staying cool under pressure is important for professional gamers, and Thermaltake seems to be taking that notion literally with the latest accessory from its Tt eSPORTS line. The new BLACK Element Cyclone gaming mouse is not only designed for high performance, but also features a detachable fan that cools the user's hand to keep it from sweating.
This isn't the first fan-cooled gaming mouse ever, but it is the only one with an external fan. The small 1.2-inch (30 mm) fan simply attaches at the front to blow air over your fingers and can be removed when not in use. The fan runs at up to 6,000 RPM, but only generates noise at an almost-silent 21.7 dB.
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While a cool hand might well give gamers an edge over the competition, that's not the only enhancements the BLACK Element Cyclone mouse provides. Aside from an ergonomic design and easy-grip rubber coating, several weights can be fitted or removed from the bottom to suit a player's comfort level. Users can also get precise performance with the 6500 DPI laser sensor and nine customizable macro keys. A button on the bottom also cycles between five glowing colors that light up on the sides and through the Tt eSPORTS' dragon logo.
Thermaltake has yet to announce a release date or price for the BLACK Element Cyclone gaming mouse, but further details can be found on the company's website.View gallery - 9 images