Shaking Sticks At Buttons
Hooking up the board and installing the new software, we can now get a good play with the GHOST software that lets you re-assign the G keys and all the profile settings to your heart's content. With up to 10 sets of profiles, each with 10 assignable keys, there's more than enough options here than anyone could ever remember!
What's also nifty is the included firmware upgrading tool, letting you upgrade the hardware on the board when the egg-heads at GIGABYTE find something that needs fixing. Not many keyboards can attest to that!
Flinging myself into the trusty Call of Duty 4, I load up some quick hot key assignments to the top row and go through the missions. The keys have a nice solid feel to them and it makes it even more awesome when you're playing an FPS and hammering on the keys with a resounding satisfaction of the kill.
Similarly, the macro functions come in useful in World of Warcraft to bind the grind-tastic functions to the G keys and then you just sit back and sip your coke while your protagonist either farms gold or beats up level 10s for their lunch money.
One of the hazards I encounter reviewing keyboards is that every board has a slightly different spacing to the keys and often a different size to the special function keys like Enter, Capslock, Delete, Tab and Shift. It would also be nice to have a lock-out button that locks the Capslock key from use during gaming, as it tends to rest just under my little finger and instead of hitting A, I often miss and hit Capslock instead. Such are the hazards of a reviewer's job!
PRICING: You can find products similar to this one for sale below.
United States: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon's website.
United Kingdom: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon UK's website.
Canada: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon Canada's website.
Recommended for You
- We at TweakTown openly invite the companies who provide us with review samples / who are mentioned or discussed to express their opinion of our content. If any company representative wishes to respond, we will publish the response here.
Latest News Posts
- Quantum Break is exclusive to the Windows Store, won't reach Steam
- The PC Gaming Show is coming back, will take place during E3 2016
- Intel's unreleased 18-core Xeon CPU hits eBay for $999
- In case you missed it. ARK: Survival Evolved updated on Xbox One
- Twitch users spent 241 billion minutes watching games in 2015
- Just want to say Hi.
- OCZ TRION 150 480GB SATA III SSD Review
- Any advice on redeeming Asus Promotions?
- Extreme Problem (not alone)
- Cougar 450K Hybrid Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Review
- Phanteks Announces the Eclipse P400 and P400S Chassis
- ESL Hearthstone Legendary Series returns to Intel Extreme Masters Katowice 2016
- ASUS Republic of Gamers Announces Horus GK2000 Gaming Keyboard
- Logitech Announces the G810 Orion Spectrum Mechanical Gaming Keyboard
- ADATA Reveals HD650X and HD710M USB 3.0 External Hard Drives