For many years, WIndows PC gamers have been seeing the light with RGB products: lightstrips, cooling fans, case modifications, even memory sticks with pretty, colorful lighting to make the inside of a computer look like a PG-rated rave.
But PC lighting has been breaking out of the box with gaming mice, keyboards and other products that also incorporate colorful lighting; those that connect to a PC can even sync with software that cues up lighting effects that match with video games you’re playing.
It’s a trend that’s been following the growing popularity of color Wi-Fi lightbulbs and is now finding its way into the backs and sides of computer monitors and even speakers. The new Logitech RGB G560 set offer lighting effects along with the kind of surround sound you’d expect from a decent set of PC speakers. Why all the flashy effects? Some gamers just want some nice ambience while they play at home, while others add touches of color specifically to impress at LAN parties, where gamers bring their machines along and play together.
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