Gigabyte K8100 Aivia Gaming Keyboard

  • Gigabyte K8100 Aivia Gaming Keyboard
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The Gigabyte K8100 Aivia Gaming Keyboard features backlit keys with an on/off switch, there's also a button to disable the Windows keys, two USB 2.0 ports, and a pretty nifty "touch and slide" volume control. The Aivia K8100 comes in black, yellow or red and includes a silicone keyboard cover, rubber WASD keys and a plastic keycap puller.

Expert reviews and ratings

By TechRadar on 70

You know those times when you simply cannot find your keyboard on your desktop because it's either a) so covered with the detritus of your life nothing bar the empty coffee cups are visible or b) your keyboard is simply not a bright enough colour to...

By Overclock3D on 73

So having spent the last couple of weeks with the K8100 attached to our main system, how good is it? Frustrating is the word that springs to mind. It's so very close to being brilliant, but some poor design choices keep cropping up. When something is...

By PC Mag on 70

The Gigabyte Aivia K8100 will light up your gaming experience with a bold and sporty keyboard....

By Motherboards.org on

The concept of a gaming keyboard has been hard to realize for most because every gamer is different. Some may want plenty of macros in order to chain all of their combos effectively while others would rather just have a few macros with...

By APC Magazine on 70

There are also five macro buttons above the F keys on the left hand side of the board that can in turn be toggled with five sets of macros. It’s not as elegant as the Logitech system, and the...

By Atomic MPC on 79

Great features, but poor key...

By Ninjalane on

Working with a keyboard is a very subjective thing and to say it is the greatest gaming keyboard ever may not always be true for everyone. The Gigabyte Aivia K8100 is all about gaming with very little effort towards normal everyday usage. The...

By eTeknix on 75

When it comes to computer peripherals, we see nowadays a whole host of options of what can be plugged in, but i've we go back a few years especially to before the dawn of USB, the were only 2 key peripherals (mouse and keyboard) that were needed....

By APH Networks on 79

When it comes to gaming, most of the time, the first thing that comes to my mind are consoles like Nintendo 64, Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360... and the list goes on and on. Back in the days, I did not have the opportunity to ever think about computer...

By PCPer on

Gigabyte was very ambitious in creating the Aivia K8100 keyboard. They really wanted to entice PC gamers and enthusiasts who are looking for a unique blend of style and performance. They definitely hit the style button right on the head as this...

By bjorn3d.com on 75

Overall, GIGABYTE delivered an excellent keyboard aimed at the hard-core gamer audience. From the grandiose presentation and functionality to the solid construction of the product, gamers will be hard-pressed to find better quality. Pricing is $69.99...

By Hardware Canucks on

The peripheral market really hasn’t seen much innovation lately and yet Gigabyte is looking to change that with their new Aivia gaming keyboard. It has all of the features that usually make up a great gaming peripheral including an excellent software...

By Hardware Secrets on

Below you can see a summary of our impressions about the Gigabyte Aivia K8100.Strong PointsSleek designGreat typing experiencePrecise response during gaming sessionsEasy to use softwareSilicon coverExtra WASD clusterTool for extracting keys for...

By Vortez on

As 2011 draws nigh, we have seen a competitive streak from GIGABYTE by way of gaming peripherals over the past few months. Their objective is to tackle the gaming market, releasing a flurry of aggressive products aimed directly at the avid gamer. We...

By Benchmark Reviews on 90

The performance of the Gigabyte Aivia K8100 is supreme; the keys are swift and quiet, the bundled backend software is very powerful, and up to 20 may be pressed at once due to the anti-ghosting functionality included. This is as good as the...

By Bit-tech.net on 50

£43 MSRP $80 MSRPIf there's one thing that Gigabyte does with this new gaming keyboard, it's talk the talk - hilariously. For example, the box explains that ‘’. This is nothing compared to the claim that the K8100 ‘’. If anyone knows what that...

By Pro-Clockers on

The Gigabyte Aivia K8100 is one beautiful looking keyboard. The bright and well deigned layout easily makes it one of the best looking keyboards on the market. Granted a good looking keyboard don’t make for a great performing keyboard, but in the...

By Guru of 3D on

costing, Aivia K8100 keyboard. Will it be able to compete with names as Razer and Logitech ? Well, let's find out. Shades on please -- we gotza bright & yellow one :) ...

By tbreak.ae on 80

A brilliant keyboard that's worth its salt. The Aivia gaming keyboard marks Gigabyte’s first foray into this competitive market of high-end PC peripherals; a segment usually dominated by Razer and Logitech. That said, there’s always room for more,...

By Pureoverclock on

Aesthetically speaking, the K8100 Aivia just oozes style to say the least, and the fact that it comes in three different colours to suit your needs is great. I still think the yellow version looks like a Lamborghini. Functionally, the keyboard does a...