How to choose a monitor for your PC gaming setup

Whether you’re setting up a PC gaming setup for the first time and choosing a monitor, or if you’re looking to upgrade because your gaming monitor’s best years are behind it, now’s a good time to do it. With Black Friday and Cyber Monday right around the corner, you can expect to find some of the best tech deals of the year going on between now and New Year’s Eve.

There’s plenty of options (not to mention varying price points) out there, so we’ve gathered our quick...

How to create an ergonomic WFH (read: gaming) setup

How much time do you spend gaming each week? Research shows gamers on average spend about 7 hours per week at their battlestation. If that estimate sounds low to you, you’re not alone - it sounds low to us, too. Keep in mind that’s also a pre-pandemic number, and we all know gaming has been on the rise during the year of staying home.

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Either way, that’s a lot of time to be sitting at your computer, especially...

How to replace keycaps on your MX style mechanical keyboard

Ready to switch out your keyboard’s original keycaps for the Pudding or Lightcap Keycaps to customize your setup? All you need is 15 minutes and our easy-to-use keycap removal tool. Here are a few tips:

1. Use the tool to remove all of the small keycaps (the keycap removal tool is included in your Element Keyboard box)



2. For the larger keycaps left behind, you can also use the keycap removal tool, but take extra care to slowly remove the keycap from the stabilizer. Use both...

Benefits of a Foam Wrist Rest


Are wrist rest actually important for gamers? The answer is yes.

We asked teen gamers around the ages of 15-17 if they used one - we learned none of them used wrist rests, but they actually should be. Gamers that use wrist rests reduce their chances of getting carpal tunnel syndrome or RSI (repetitive strain injury). This is when you usually get a cramp or a pain in your wrist from playing too much. Have you noticed after a long game,...

The Future of Smart Peripherals

There are a lot of sick PC gaming peripherals out there. Our team is a group of avid PC gamers, so trust me… we’ve tried a lot of them. Though many tout big promises of immersive gaming, we’ve learned after trial and error that they typically fall short. 

The issue is that most hardware brands are limited by individual game developer integrations, and can only provide customized experiences and effects for certain games. So, if it turns out the hardware setup you’ve shelled out for doesn’t support your favorite new releases down the road, you’re...