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Cooler Master whips up a Storm of accessories

Cooler Master whips up a Storm of accessories

Cooler Master gaming mats.

COMPUTEX 2009: To further widen its Storm of gaming hardware, Cooler Master will launch the Sentinel gaming mouse and accompanying mouse mats for the gamer who wants to co-ordinate.

The Sentinel isn't just a rebrand, it's a custom design by Cooler Master that features dual IR lasers, custom weights in the back under a cover and up to 5,000dpi in separate X and Y axis, which can be checked on the OLED screen in the top.

This setting can be assigned to profiles and selected at the touch of a button. The right handed mouse is designed for palm resters rather than finger twitchers, and each setting has its own colour scheme which Cooler Master claims adds to ease of profile identification at the flick of an eye.

Likewise the mouse scroll wheel is especially clicky to know exactly how far it is pushed for weapon selection for example.

Finally, for the ultimate personalisation, the Storm logo on the OLED screen can be customised to suit the tag/logo of the person or clan.

As for mice mats - one will likely come bundled with the mouse, along with an anti-theft PCI bracket as well! The rest of the mice mats vary in size, shape and material - some hard plastic, some softer cloth: Cooler Master is planning a variety of "gamey" bits on, as well as Storm logos, etc.

Gimmicky or pretty cool niche features? Enough to take on the might of Razor? Let us know your thoughts in the forums.

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Cooler Master whips up a Storm of accessories Cooler Master whips up Storm accessories Cooler Master whips up a Storm of accessories Cooler Master whips up Storm accessories

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ry@n 28th May 2009, 09:24 Quote
I want one of those mice :P
B1GBUD 28th May 2009, 10:00 Quote
What's the battle pad all about? looks like Lara Croft's sanitry towel.
Blackmoon181 28th May 2009, 10:13 Quote
OLED screen ? won't that make the mouse very expensive ??
Abhorsen 28th May 2009, 10:21 Quote
I was thinking the exact same Blackmoon, It sounds like a needless but very expensive addition.
plagio 28th May 2009, 11:21 Quote
anti-theft PCI bracket ? What's that ?
Fod 28th May 2009, 11:27 Quote
i don't want massive pictures of rifles plastered all over my mouse mats, TYVM. some of us have taste.
ry@n 28th May 2009, 11:37 Quote
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Originally Posted by Fod
i don't want massive pictures of rifles plastered all over my mouse mats, TYVM. some of us have taste.

I think they are more geared towards those who also like OTT generic plastic "gamer" cases and blue LED fans. I really want one of those mice though :D
Rkiver 28th May 2009, 11:54 Quote
I got a lovely leather asus mousemat with one of my graphics cards a while back. Brown leather with a creamish stitching. Much more tasteful.
b5k 28th May 2009, 11:56 Quote
My mouse mat is just a sheet of teflon super glued to my desk. Works fine.
skunky funky 28th May 2009, 13:42 Quote
very slick mouse lighting looks excellent
[USRF]Obiwan 28th May 2009, 13:55 Quote
I stick to my Steelseries mat and razer
skunky funky 28th May 2009, 17:15 Quote
cool designs on the mouse pads, finally something different. sweet looking mouse
pimonserry 28th May 2009, 17:40 Quote
Quote:
Originally Posted by B1GBUD
What's the battle pad all about? looks like Lara Croft's sanitry towel.

+1. Also, note that Cooler Master gave it ratings on the back of the package for various parameters.. handy how it's never below 8/10 ;)

Mouse looks a little large. And dual lasers? Is that a first? Or am I behind the times.. Seems a little excessive anyhow.

Oh, and the mousemat looks godawful. I like my Nova Winner 3 (small).

Edit: A bit of research tells me the Battle-Pads are simpler mousemats, there are also the overdone Weapon Of Choice series of mousemats.
stacysweetlove 28th May 2009, 17:44 Quote
The Sentinel seems like a pretty hot mouse. I hope it plays just as good as it looks and the purple light helps too heheh
WhiteKong 28th May 2009, 18:17 Quote
HOT! I want that mouse!
Finally, a mouse for gamers made by gamers.

"Mouse looks a little large. And dual lasers? Is that a first? Or am I behind the times.. Seems a little excessive anyhow."

Actually, dual lasers are the future! Can't wait to get my mitts on this new state of the art frag machine.

-WK
Omnituens 28th May 2009, 18:36 Quote
damn, would have had one of them, but i move the mouse with my fingers :(
sam.ct.evers6 28th May 2009, 19:42 Quote
Quote:
Originally Posted by [USRF
Obiwan]I stick to my Steelseries mat and razer

I really don't know what is the big deal with SS, all the pads look the same black with white logo. guess it is different strokes for different folks.
SMIFFYDUDE 29th May 2009, 00:07 Quote
Its no wonder gamers get ridiculed, when there are mouse mats like that around.
BlackDiamond 29th May 2009, 00:20 Quote
CoolerMaster, are you listening? Some of us are not 13 y/o, that's why I have a Razer DeathAdder (with the glowing snakes turned off) and X-Trac Pro HS mousepad (I have had this mousepad for nearly 5 years and I like it so much that I got one for work).
stonedsurd 29th May 2009, 03:07 Quote
Quote:
Originally Posted by WhiteKong
HOT! I want that mouse!
Finally, a mouse for gamers made by gamers.

"Mouse looks a little large. And dual lasers? Is that a first? Or am I behind the times.. Seems a little excessive anyhow."

Actually, dual lasers are the future! Can't wait to get my mitts on this new state of the art frag machine.

-WK
You can't be serious. I hope Cooler Master is a great company but were never 'gamers'.
The mouse looks like junk. Gaudy, fiddly and that base looks like a dragger's NIGHTMARE.

The only thing I like is the simpler looking of the mousepads.

Definitely too gimmicky. Razer won't be losing any sleep over this. By the way bindi, it's misspelled in the news post (Razor).
jaknove 29th May 2009, 04:50 Quote
This Cooler Master really "WHAO" me! I had been using Razer and Logitech all this while but I wish to have this! Would you sell it in Malaysia? I going to share this with my gaming's friends! Do you have it in white color?

P/S This guy talking on the video have a nice voice ;)
popswala 30th May 2009, 17:38 Quote
I sooo want one. It'll go nicely with my HAF 932. Any idea on a possible release date in the U.S.? Is it just for gaming or are we going to need like two mouses hooked up. One for gaming and one for everything else. The mice with all the extra buttons come in handy.
wuyanxu 30th May 2009, 18:53 Quote
if Antec makes mouse/mat, it'd be perfect.

out of all those mouse mats, i'd only buy the pure black with a small logo in the conner.

also, unless the "OLED" actually shows the speed which the mouse is operating, it's pointless, just like PSU with LED.
boggsi 3rd June 2009, 19:09 Quote
I don't want to be controversial.. But I love those gaming mats! Weapon of choice... brap brap!
Ahadihunter1 3rd November 2011, 13:45 Quote
Enough to take on the might of Razor? Let us know your thoughts in the forums.

I bellieve Cooler Master has slapped Razer in the face with a frying pan.
yassarikhan786 3rd November 2011, 13:53 Quote
Those mice do look the dog's danglie's :).
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