Howdy, gerbils! When we contacted the TR Santa asking for today's delivery, he sounded unusually cheery, especially in light of how surly he's been in the past few days. No matter, he should be arriving soon, and we have the cameras ready for the big moment. Here he comes, the flying sled is swerving a tad, and not going as fast as usual, and we see some wisps of smoke coming from the carriage. He's put the sled down, assuming one can call that a landing. We'll meet him up there and report back.
Okay, that was odd. He was suspiciously happy despite the long trip. Rudolph was too, and I can't wonder if the redness in his eyes is just reflection from his light-up nose. Santa also didn't quite "partake" from the cookies we offered—he guzzled the whole thing down in what must have been three seconds flat, leaving with a beard-full of crumbs. Anyhow, this is an extra-large and heavy bag, so let's see what we got, shall we? Oh my, so much good stuff in here, courtesy of Rosewill Inc. There's an RK-9000V2 keyboard, a Gungnir X case, a meaty Capstone 750W PSU, and a RGH-3300 headset. Whoever gets this will certainly be well off.
The first item in this bundle is the Rosewill RK-9000V2 RGB LED keyboard (a $130 value). This fancy, rainbow-lit set of keys was reviewed by our own Zak Killian not too long ago, and got a TR Recommended stamp. Zak liked the keyboard's overall build quality and typing feel, and was particularly enamored of the way you can set up macros without having to install software.
Santa's bag also came with a rather large box in it, containing a Rosewill Gungnir X case (which normally goes for $90). This case has a rather fetching front panel, support for large-format radiators in the top and front, and room for graphics cards up to 16.5" long. It comes fitted with three fans from the factory, too, and can swallow CPU coolers up to 180mm tall. Just the ticket for that build you were thinking of doing during this holiday season.
Rosewill was quite generous with its bundle—we're only halfway through. Next up is the Rosewill Capstone 750W PSU (usually goes for $70), which nicely complements the Gungnir X case. This power supply has modular cabling, a single meaty 12V rail, and 80 Plus Gold efficiency certification. The fan inside the PSU is a 135-mm model, which ought to cool the innards with little noise. As befits a nice PSU these days, the Capstone 750W uses Japanese-made capacitors.
Last but by no means least, Rosewill saw fit to throw in a nice accessory. The Rosewill RGH-3300 headset (goes for $40) offers 50-mm neodynium-magnet drivers inside closed-back shells, all on a foldable, easy-to-carry design. The earcups can swivel, and there's a generous amount of padding on the earpads and headrest.
And now for the big reveal that you've all been waiting for. Who will get this enormous package of hardware delivered to their doorstep? First, we must run our contractual countdown. Today is a an easy one: we need to count down from number that defines the answer to life, universe, and everything. All done? Here we go then. The recipient of the Rosewill mega-package is none other than Curtis Brabham, who may or may not be related to the racing car manufacturer and F1 team of the same name. Meanwhile, if we had to guess, Krogoth's favorite racing team is none, since racing is clearly just a fad.
A round of applause for the good people of Rosewill, please. The company put together this big-butt bundle which we love (and cannot lie about), and it deserves mad props. Be sure to follow the company on Twitter and hit the Like button on its Facebook page.
Don't forget to sign up for the remaining random draws in TR's 12 days of giveaways. TR Santa still has goodies to deliver over the next few weeks, and you still have good chances. We'll have another giveaway tomorrow, but in the meantime, you can gaze at an item that may or may not be up for grabs:
|The Tech Report System Guide: March 2017 edition||31|
|Elgato Stream Deck lets streamers play news desk||0|
|Puppy Day Shortbread||10|
|Brydge 12.3 makes the Surface Pro lap-worthy||16|
|Corsair One is an understated gaming monster||31|
|Futuremark adds Vulkan to its API Overhead test||3|
|Fallout 4 VR will draw in wastelanders at E3 2017||14|
|AMD publishes patches for Vega support on Linux||20|
|MSI brings custom GeForce GTX 1080 Ti cards by air and sea||12|
|I need this because of reasons.||+41|