Welcome to our holiday tech buying guide for gamers and content creators! In today’s digital age, having the right equipment is crucial for both gaming and content creation. Whether you’re a professional gamer looking for the best setup to compete at the highest level, or a content creator looking to produce high-quality videos and streams, this guide will provide you with the information you need to make informed purchasing decisions. Let’s get started!
Corsair XENEON FLEX 45WQHD240 OLED Gaming Monitor
The XENEON FLEX 45WQHD240 OLED Gaming Monitor is the world’s first 45-inch 21:9 bendable OLED gaming monitor. Since its unveiling in August 2022, the XENEON FLEX 45 has inspired PC Enthusiast and Gamer imaginations with its extraordinary combination of W-OLED technology, 21:9 aspect ratio, 45-inch size, 240-Hz, and amazing ability to bend from fully flat to up to 800R curvature.
Priced at $1999.99, it has been created in partnership with OLED innovator LG Display. The XENEON FLEX 45 is the culmination of CORSAIR’s engineering expertise and cutting-edge W-OLED Technology, to create a whole new class of monitors. With a 45in 3440×1440 (21:9 aspect ratio) display, XENEON FLEX 45 delivers a cinematic display experience that’s as well suited for work, as it is for play, with stunning image quality courtesy of peak brightness up to 1000nit, and a 1,500,000:1 contrast ratio.
Corsair TBT200 Thunderbolt 4 Dock
Corsair’s new TBT200 Thunderbolt 4 dock unlocks a huge array of connectivity options to users’ compatible laptops, Macs, PCs, and Chromebooks over a single cable. The TBT200 boasts no less than four Thunderbolt 4 ports (including one host connection), and a multitude of additional connections, including HDMI 2.0, DisplayPort 1.4, 2.5Gb ethernet, 3.5mm audio, USB Type- C as well as Type-A and more.
All this is encased in a stylish, aluminum-clad package that looks at home alongside any setup. Whether it’s maximizing a workstation’s connectivity, or creating an ambitious power-user setup that connects with just a single cable, the TBT200 puts even the most demanding set up just a single cable away. With Thunderbolt 4, the TBT200 unlocks even more connection options for today’s most advanced laptops and PCs over a single cable.
CORSAIR EX100U Portable USB Type-C SSD
Corsair’s new ultra-slim external storage drive, the CORSAIR EX100U is available in capacities from 500GB to a massive 4TB. The EX100U stores an incredible amount of data in a pocket-sized form factor that can go anywhere.
The EX100U utilizes a USB Type-C Gen2 x2 connection for high bandwidth of up to 20Gbps. With up to 1,600MB/sec sequential read and 1,500MB/sec sequential write speeds, you can move stunning 4K videos in seconds, do intensive video and photo editing, or play the latest large install-file games. Thanks to an impressively slim profile and a footprint smaller than a credit card, the EX100U can easily be brought to any PC, Mac, or console that you wish.
Corsair VOYAGER a1600 AMD Advantage Edition Laptop
Corsair’s new VOYAGER a1600 AMD Advantage Edition laptop is aimed at gamers, streamers, and content creators. Starting at an MSRP of $2,699.99, the Corsair VOYAGER a1600 features a state-of-the-art AMD processor and graphics for mobile systems working in tandem using exclusive AMD smart technologies, alongside CORSAIR and Elgato software and technologies, to create a gaming and streaming experience like no other.
The CORSAIR VOYAGER a1600 comes equipped with AMD’s most advanced components to deliver high-end performance in an incredibly thin 19.8mm form factor. An 8-core, 16-thread AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS processor and AMD Radeon RX 6800M mobile graphics enable players to game at maximum settings while capturing gameplay at high frame rates, bolstered by AMD smart technologies such as AMD Smart Access Memory to get even more performance out of your top-of-the-line components.
Corsair TC200 Gaming Chairs
Corsair’s new TC200 Fabric Gaming Chair and TC200 Leatherette Gaming Chair are a pair of bold new additions to the growing Corsair gaming furniture lineup. Each chair’s racing-inspired design features a wide seat surface and extended height range, ideal for comfortably sitting taller, wider, or more relaxed while gaming. With your choice of black or white color options, a Corsair TC200 offers the best seat in the house.
Both chairs sport perforated sections that ensure minimal heat retention so you can stay cool even as the competition heats up. Built-in foam lumbar support and a plush detachable memory foam neck pillow support a healthy posture, so you can enjoy hours of gameplay strain-free.
Corsair Katar Elite Wireless
Corsair’s new Katar Elite Wireless is a compact and lightweight gaming mouse that comes packed with a top-notch Corsair Marksman 26K sensor. It comes packed in a compact frame and is extremely lightweight at 69 gms. The mouse has been designed for both claw and fingertip grips.
The Katar Elite Wireless uses a custom Corsair Marksman optical sensor, which has been developed in partnership with PixArt. This sensor ensures high performance and accuracy. Its DPI can be precisely adjusted from 100 up to a native 26,000-DPI. The Corsair Marsman optical sensor also tracks at speeds up to 650 inches per second and offers a max acceleration of up to 50G. It is also designed for ultra-low power operation without compromising on the tracking performance.
Corsair HS55 Stereo Wired Gaming Headset
The HS55 Stereo Wired Gaming Headset is one of the lightest gaming headsets we have used recently and is very comfortable to wear for an extended period. The headset offers very good audio quality and an omnidirectional microphone that offers excellent voice clarity during gaming sessions and online calls.
The microphone also offers a flip-to-mute function and is Discord Certified for crystal-clear communication and brilliant sound. In addition, you also get an on-ear volume roller, that can be used to adjust the volume level.
Elgato HD60 X External Game Capture Card
Elgato’s new HD60 X is an external game capture card that has been optimised for gaming consoles such as PS5 and Xbox 360. The HD60 X connects to your gaming console and sends raw data to both your gaming screen and streaming PC. Inside the box, you get the HD60 X, a USB Type-C to USB Type-A cable, and an HDMI 2.0 cable.
The HD60 X can pass through content at up to 4K60 HDR10 and capture footage at high frame rates of either 1440p 60 SDR, 1080p 60 HDR, or 4K30 HDR. The HD60 X is also Elgato’s first game capture card that features a Variable Refresh Rate passthrough, thus making it a perfect solution for console gaming streaming or recording. VRR Gameplay makes sure your gaming session is without lag or screen tearing.
Corsair K70 RGB Pro Mechanical Gaming Keyboard
The new Corsair K70 RGB Pro is a mechanical gaming keyboard and is the full-sized version of the Corsair’s K70 RGB TKL Champion Series Mechanical Gaming Keyboard we reviewed a couple of months ago. Now, this one is powered by Corsair’s very own AXON Hyper-Processing Technology.
One of the standout features of this keyboard is that it is Corsair’s first keyboard that features an Arabic layout as well. The company has also used the CHERRY MX mechanical key switches for that “clickety-clack” user experience. Inside the box, you get the K70 RGB Pro, along with the magnetic soft-touch palm rest, and a detachable USB-C cable.