First Air-Cooled Gaming Chair Helps You Fight Swamp Ass

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PC hardware and peripheral manufacturer Thermaltake has been known for their focus on cooling systems for hardware – now they’re taking their cooling pedigree and applying it to your actual desk, as they’ve announced some ridiculously high-end gaming chairs.

The new X Comfort Air seat is being positioned as the world’s first air cooled professional gaming chair. Thermaltake notes that it uses “state-of-the-art air-cooling design tech with optimized aerodynamics.” This is made possible by four five-blade fans that are mounted in the base of the chair, and they’re rated for 75,000 hours of use.

The fans will blow air up your keister through the breathable mesh cloth material, which is entwined with the PVC leather. There’s a three button controller that lets you toggle the fans off or on, and via three speeds of 1,530rpm, 3,600rpm, and the maximum 5,100rpm. Finally a solution to gamers that are plagued by swamp ass during extended gaming sessions!

It’s worth pointing out the chair is based on their Comfort Line of chairs, meaning you’ll get the same features like class-four piston for height adjustment, 160-degrees of back adjustment, five-star aluminum base, and three-inch caster wheels.

The new X Comfort Air is available in black or black red, and costs $499.99.

Brandon Orselli


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  • Tubsiwub

    My chair doesn’t shoot air up my butt and I sit in it perfectly fine for prolonged periods of time.

  • EroBotan

    you probably have a naturally cool ass thanks to your parents’ genes!

  • ProtomanBlues

    I legit read that headline as “First Kool-Aid Chair” at first, and now I want a Kool-Aid chair whatever that would be.

  • Loli ♥ Antagonist

    My ass is so cool, it wears sun glasses in doors.

  • catazxy

    The Future is now!

  • Neppers

    Holy shit that’s aweso-
    >$499 U.S. dollars
    >$499 U.S. dollars
    >$499 U.S. dollars

  • Verus

    i would probably get sweat on the fans and get electrocuted.

  • Justin Williams

    For the sweathogs.

  • Squirrel on crack cocaine.

    But, where do my farts go?

  • Jofe

    Flashbacks to the PS3 price announcement…

  • Riosine

    An Aluminium base, Why?, that thing is more ductile than gold… I guess if it bends you can hammer it back

  • Now just make a chair with cooling and heating.

  • Cwbintennessee Michael Winton

    Boss man used ”swamp ass” in an article headline
    What a magical place this is lul

  • Heresy Hammer

    Ok but the time to advertise this is not this time of year when the temperature keeps dropping. This would of made sense in summer.

  • True Goddess Reincarnation

    What kinda chairs are you guys using btw?

  • orbo

    If this is such a big concern to you that you’re willing to buy a chair like this, perhaps you should consider getting ass liposuction with that money instead.

  • TheOnceAndFutureKing

    flashbacks to looking for a second job…

  • It’s winter tho. I don’t want to be cold.

  • Zanard Bell

    It’s called an electric fan, faggots.

  • iswear12

    Fuggin’ naaaasty

  • Mea K

    Predicting an epidemic of pro-gamers with chronic colds.