Corsair Adds To Vengeance Gaming Line

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News Posted: Fri, Apr 6 2012 12:06 PM

Corsair added a new wireless gaming headset and PC case to its Vengeance line. The new Vengeance 2000 Wireless 7.1 Gaming headset uses 2.4GHz wireless and offers a battery life up to ten hours and a range up to 40 feet. The Vengeance 2000 also has a high-sensitivity, noise-cancelling microphone. The Vengeance 2000 7.1 wireless gaming headsets are expected to be available in June.  

The new Vengeance C70 PC case has built-in carry handles. You'll find eight PCI-E slots, dual USB 3.0 I/O ports, six SSD-ready hard drive bays, and up to 10 fan mounts in this case. The case comes in three colors: Arctic White, Gunmetal Black, and Military Green. The Corsair Vengeance C70 PC case is expected to be available in May.

Corsair Adds Wireless Headsets and PC Cases to Vengeance Gaming Line

– Corsair Vengeance 2000 Wireless 7.1 Gaming Headset and Vengeance C70 PC Case Debut at PAX East Gaming Event in Boston, April 6-8 –

BOSTON, Massachusetts — April 5, 2012 — Corsair®, a worldwide designer and supplier of high-performance components to the PC gaming hardware market, today announced the Vengeance® 2000 Wireless 7.1 Gaming headset and Vengeance C70 PC case. The new products are the first wireless headset and first PC case in the company’s growing arsenal of award-winning Vengeance PC gaming products.

"Our Vengeance wired headsets have built a loyal following by giving gamers a competitive advantage with detailed positional audio, reliable voice communication, and comfort that lasts over marathon gaming sessions," said Ruben Mookerjee, VP and General Manager of the Components Business Unit at Corsair. "The new Vengeance 2000 wireless headset relieves gamers from the hassle of accidentally rolling over cables or ripping their headset connector out of their PCs during the heat of battle."

"The Vengeance C70 case was designed in an ammo-box style, with an all-steel exterior for extra durability, and metal flip-up handles for easy transport to LAN Parties," said Ruben Mookerjee. "We also made sure that the case had plenty of cooling and expandability options, so gamers and builders can be assured that the case will accommodate just about anything they can throw at it."

Vengeance 2000 Wireless 7.1 Gaming Headset: Untethered gaming with amazing audio fidelity

The Vengeance 2000 7.1 Wireless gaming headset uses rock-solid 2.4GHz wireless that frees and untangles gamers with battery life up to ten hours and a range up to 40 feet. Whether it’s a 5.1 or 7.1 audio source, the headset’s optimized HRTF positional audio technology gives gamers an edge with precise information about the location of opponents. It also features custom-engineered 50mm drivers and careful acoustic tuning for audiophile-grade sound with superior clarity and tight bass response. For immersive audio and hours-long comfort the Vengeance 2000 employs circumaural, micro-fiber memory foam earpads and a padded headband. The high-sensitivity, noise-cancelling microphone helps ensure effective team play. The headset comes with a Micro-USB charge cable that can also power the headset if the battery runs low.

Vengeance C70 PC Gaming Case: Ruggedized and Portable

The Vengeance C70 computer case has convenient built-in carry handles and a steel front panel instead of plastic for enhanced durability. Eight PCI-E slots give you the freedom for the multi-GPU setups, and dual USB 3.0 I/O ports and six SSD-ready hard drive bays (in two removable drive cages) enable the PC to be tuned for raw performance. The C70 has up to 10 fan mounts, making it a great case for air-cooling, plus the C70 also features room for water-cooling with spots for the Hydro Series™ H100 or other 240mm radiators on top. The bottom hard drive cage can also be removed to install a second 240mm radiator. The case is available in three colors: Arctic White, Gunmetal Black, and Military Green.

See the New Products at PAX East in Boston, April 6-8

The new Vengeance 2000 Wireless 7.1 gaming headset and Vengeance C70 PC case will make their public debut at the PAX East gaming event in Boston, Massachusetts from Friday, April 6th to Sunday, April 8th. For more information on PAX East, visit www.paxsite.com.

Pricing and Availability

Vengeance 2000 7.1 wireless gaming headsets have an MSRP in the United States of $149 USD and are expected to be available in June.  The Corsair Vengeance C70 PC case has an MSRP of $139 and is expect to be available in May.

Corsair Vengeance Gaming Peripherals and Audio Products

Corsair's Vengeance line of PC gaming products features keyboard, mice, and headsets tailored to the unique needs of PC gamers. In addition to the newly announced products, the Vengeance lineup includes the Vengeance K90 mechanical gaming keyboard and Vengeance M90 laser gaming mouse, both optimized for MMO, MOBA and RTS gaming; the Vengeance K60 mechanical gaming keyboard and Vengeance M60 laser gaming mouse, tuned for FPS games; the Vengeance 1500 and Vengeance 1300 gaming headsets; and the Vengeance 1100 "behind-the-head" gaming headset.

To learn more about the entire line of Vengeance PC gaming keyboards, laser gaming mice, and gaming headsets, please visit: http://www.corsair.com/vengeance-gaming.html

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3vi1 replied on Fri, Apr 6 2012 4:12 PM

I don't know about the headset and case, but I have the Corsair Vengence mouse on my Linux desktop and love it. I had considered the Razer and other more expensive high-end mice, but I'm convinced I made the right choice with the M90.

Like their memory, the product seems very well made, with an attention to quality. When you buy something that should last you through multiple computers and operating systems, quality and reliability should be the vanguard attributes of the item.

I wish the included software wasn't "Windows only", but Linux has no problem assigning actions to even 20-button (much less 15-button) mice. One day when I get bored I'll see if the macro programming utility works under Wine.

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I'm actually really digging the Military green case. That would look awesome with a sabertooth mobo and radioactive memory!

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realneil replied on Fri, Apr 6 2012 10:20 PM

I agree, it has a unique look for a case. I think it's classy.

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3vi1 replied on Sun, Apr 8 2012 5:52 PM

I'll agree on that one too. That color and the big red button on the front make it look dangerous. Cool handles too.

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realneil replied on Sun, Apr 8 2012 10:18 PM

Like to able to find DVD burners that are a matching color too.

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Was nice to play with some of this stuff at PAX east...

If any of you are looking to purchase such things in the next few days check out ordering direct from Corsair... through the 12th they are offering 25% off with Pax2012_25 coupon code. I just ordered the AX1200 PSU from them for $225 which is a fairly significant savings even from Newegg.

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Thanks for the heads up.

Corsair really does make some damn fine gear.

 

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3vi1 replied on Wed, Apr 11 2012 10:06 PM

True. I wonder if there's some plastic-safe paint you could get in that same color.

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