Arctic K381 Gaming Keyboard

Aron Schatz
July 29, 2010
Arctic Cooling
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Arctic K381 Gaming Keyboard
The Arctic K381 Gaming Keyboard represents a minimalistic design with a good overall feel. Combined with a good price, the keyboard is a recommended purchase, especially for LAN parties.

Page 1: Introduction, About Arctic Cooling, Packaging


Keyboards are one of the most important products you use working with a computer. It is important that the keyboard feels good and performs well. You only get one set of hands. The keyboard is always changing and Arctic Cooling is stepping up with a new gaming keyboard that features a minimalistic design. The Arctic K381 offers you the feeling of a laptop keyboard in a desktop size. Input devices are a brand new market entry for Arctic Cooling and the K381 is the first keyboard they have released.

About Arctic Cooling


Who we are?

ARCTIC COOLING is a privately owned company founded in 2001 with headquarters in Switzerland, offices in Hong Kong and the USA and production facilities in Asia. The ARCTIC COOLING team consists of international highly educated people with business, technical and communicational skills. The attitude to work is based on Swiss principles of innovative spirit and high standards of workmanship for which it is recognized internationally. This striving for excellence is integrated in all processes as a matter of course. ARCTIC COOLING´s core competencies are multifarious including systematic noise reduction,copper and aluminum heatsink development, customization of thermal solutions, as well as designing quiet fans. More recently quiet and cool PC Cases and Power Supplies have been developed.

What we do?

ARCTIC COOLING is a leader in creating thermal cooling solutions for personal computer systems that enable CPU (Central Processing Unit), GPU (Graphic Processing Unit) and PC case cooling whilst reducing the noise level. Increased heat generated by modern computer systems has overwhelmed most existing cooler manufacturers in their efforts to keep pace with the demands in terms of noise level and cooling. The noise pollution caused by today´s IT systems has increased, severely affecting productivity in open office environments. ARCTIC COOLING has been working closely with globally recognized companies such as Inno3D, ECS, Galaxy, Sapphire, Powercolor and ATI. Through these partnerships ARCTIC COOLING has been able to adapt to the changing market requirements and has quickly developed the optimal solutions. ARCTIC COOLING combines the Swiss art of engineering to realize innovative cooling ideas. Thanks to the low labor cost in Asia, ARCTIC COOLING has consistently produced innovative solutions which lead the market in price / performance. Cooling solutions are created from the demand of our customers. Due to the continuous product development at ARCTIC COOLING the demands of end-users will always be satisfied. As a result of the head-start ARCTIC COOLING has in knowing end-user´s requirements, manufacturing possibilities and ARCTIC COOLING´s strong R&D, ARCTIC´s products will continue to be market leaders in cooling solutions and provide assemblers, computer hardware distributors and IT-technicians with innovative, virtually silent, cost-effective cooling solutions for CPU, GPU and PC-case worldwide.



The Arctic Cooling packaging features the standard silver with white accents. Branding is important on store shelves. Some Apple fans may mistake this product as an Apple knock-off, which it's not. This keyboard is able to stand by itself.


The back of the box contains some extra specification information and additional features of the keyboard. One highlighted feature is the ultra-slim design.


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