RIOTORO Reveals Next-gen PC Cases and Gaming Peripherals at Computex 2017

RIOTORO Reveals Next-gen PC Cases
and Gaming Peripherals at Computex 2017


COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2017 — May 29, 2017 —California-based RIOTORO® today announced three new PC cases, the CR500 Tempered Glass Mid-Tower, CR1288 RGB Full-Tower, and CR1088 Mini-Tower, as well as the new flagship Ghostwriter Prism Elite mechanical gaming keyboard and Aurox Prism gaming mouse. With bold new styling and user-requested enhancements, the evolved 2017 product line gives PC gaming enthusiasts an expanded range of products to build their high-performance dream PC. RIOTORO is showcasing the new products at Computex Taipei 2017 and launching the products worldwide in Q3.  


CR500 – Tempered Glass Mid-Tower Case

The first of a new series, the CR500 Mid-Tower brings the elegance and crystal clear visibility of tempered glass to budget-conscious PC enthusiasts. And the CR500 is more than eye-candy. Like other RIOTORO cases, the CR500 provides the flexible foundation to build a high-performance gaming PC. Its robust steel chassis is engineered with dual chambers to isolate heat with Direct Airflow to streamline cooling of key components including the CPU and GPU. Mount points for 120mm and 140mm fans as well as 240mm radiators help the PC run cool quiet even when pushed to its limits. Building is made easier too, with tool-free installation mounts, flexible routing, and a spacious layout that makes customizing quick and effortless.


  • Tempered glass window

  • Dual compartments to isolate heat and streamline airflow

  • Direct Airflow layout to improve cooling of the GPU and CPU

  • Mount points for 120mm and 140mm fans, and 240mm radiators

  • Tool-free installation, cable pass-through, and cable management tie-downs

  • Available Q3

  • Suggested retail price: $79.99 USD with an introductory price of $69.99 USD

CR1288 Prism – Next-gen RGB Full-Tower Case, Cooler, Quieter

The CR1288 Prism Full-Tower case builds upon the success of RIOTORO’s CR1280 and takes it to the next level with a bold new look, enhanced lighting, improved cooling performance, quieter operation, and easier installation. The new RGB lighting system features an integrated front panel lighting accents combined with RGB LED strips which distribute lighting throughout the chassis interior. Convenient front panel RGB controls provide easy lighting customization with static and cycling colors. Separate case chambers for the motherboard, power supply, and drives, combined with upgraded dual 140mm fans, help direct airflow over the GPU, CPU, and storage. Additional mount points allow users to add more fans or radiators.


  • Integrated RGB front panel lighting with internal LED strips for superior illumination

  • Front panel controls for RGB lighting customization, fan speed, audio, power and reset

  • Dual compartments to isolate heat and streamline airflow

  • Two 140mm intake fans and a 120mm exhaust fans for quieter, more efficient cooling

  • Mount points for 120mm and 140mm fans, and 240mm and 280mm radiators

  • Improved cable routing and CPU cutouts for easier installation

  • Smoked full-panel side window

  • Available Q3

  • Estimated street price: $159.99



    CR1088 – Ultra-Compact Tower Case

    The CR1088 takes the core of the award-winning CR1080 and takes it to the next level with a muscular new black/red exterior, three 120mm fans, increased internal space for graphics cards, more fan mount points, and additional dust filters. Dual compartments: one for the motherboard, CPU, and graphics card, and a second for the power supply and drives, direct airflow to critical components for improved cooling efficiency. Additional mount points for fans or liquid radiators add cooling flexibility. To ease installation, CR1080 has modern builder-friendly features such as tool-free mounts and cable tie-downs.

  • Ultra-compact footprint – 15.7” deep x 9” wide x 14.1” high  (394mm x 230mm x 360mm)

  • Dual-compartment architecture with direct airflow path for efficient cooling

  • Supports full-size ATX motherboards, ATX power supplies and full-length graphics cards

  • Cable routing and mounting points to hide cable clutter and improve airflow

  • Dual 120mm front intake fans and a rear 120mm exhaust fan, and additional fan/radiator mount points

  • Two 3.5” and three 2.5” drive bays

  • Available Q3

  • Estimated street price: $89.99

Ghostwriter Elite Prism – Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

The Ghostwriter Elite keyboard merges RIOTORO’s intuitive, efficient software-less RGB lighting controls, genuine Cherry MX keyswitches, and a new premium polymer and aluminum chassis to create the company’s 2017 flagship keyboard.


  • Genuine German-made Cherry MX Red or Cherry MX Silent switches

  • 16.8 million color RGB lighting per-key with animated effects

  • Intuitive, easy-to-program RGB lighting controls on keyboard

  • Polymer and aluminum chassis

  • Quick-access media controls and volume roller

  • USB pass-through

  • Detachable magnetic wrist rest 

  • Available Q3

  • Estimated street price: $149.99 USD

Aurox Prism – RGB Optical Gaming Mouse

The Aurox Prism combines a high-precision 10000 DPI optical sensor and a painstakingly sculpted ergonomic shape to deliver railgun accuracy without fatigue even during protracted hours of gameplay. Eight strategically placed programmable buttons, including a side-mounted sniper button and aluminum scroll wheel, ensure that the most critical controls are ready at your fingertips.

Pixart PWM3330 optical sensor

On-the-fly DPI adjustments up to 10000 DPI

Customizable 16.8 million color RGB lighting

Side-mounted “sniper” button for additional precision during aiming

8 programmable buttons and rubber grip aluminum scroll wheel

1000Hz poll rate

Available in black or limited edition white

Available June

Estimated street price: $39.99 USD (black), $44.99 USD(white)




Founded in 2014, Formed by Enthusiasts, for Enthusiasts, RIOTORO manufactures the best Performance PC hardware, peripherals, and accessories in the industry with a goal of providing complete satisfaction for high performance seekers who build their own personal computers.

© 2017 RIOTORO LLC. All rights reserved. All other company and/or product names may be trade names, trademarks, and/or registered trademarks of the respective owners with which they are associated. Features, pricing, availability, and specifications are subject to change without notice.


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RIOTORO at Computex Taipei 2017

RIOTORO will be showcasing their 2017 product line to members of the press at Computex Taipei. Please contact [email protected] for details.



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