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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.
Nice typing experience.
Can create up to 5 different profiles.
Touch volume control.
Easy to use software.
Gorgeous exterior layout.
Highly responsive during FPS gaming.
GHOST engine software drag and drop functions intuitive.
No media keys.
Macro buttons are stiff and out of the way.
Cannot customize anything outside of the five macro buttons.
Poor positioning of macro keys and backlight button.
Underperformed during word processing.
Digital volume behavior.
Touch volume control difficulty.
By TechRadar on November 17, 2011
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 October 05, 2011
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...
By PC Mag on May 04, 2011
The Gigabyte Aivia K8100 will light up your gaming experience with a bold and sporty keyboard....
By Motherboards.org on April 07, 2011
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 Atomic MPC on January 28, 2011
Great features, but poor key...
By Ninjalane on January 24, 2011
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 January 11, 2011
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 January 07, 2011
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 December 28, 2010
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 on December 28, 2010
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...
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