Mechanical Keyboards

The Kinesis Freestyle Edge is the first ergonomic mechanical keyboard that found its way into our labs. Kinesis is a company that specializes on the design of ergonomic input devices, so them releasing a mechanical gaming keyboard definitely was a surprise. As best as we can tell, this appears to be the world’s first ergonomic gaming mechanical keyboard. And, despite the odd nature of the keyboard and the time it takes to get used to it, it's proved well-built and surprisingly comfortable.

Cherry Introduces New Low Profile RGB Switches at CES 2018

This year, Cherry, one of the leaders in mechanical keyboard switches, and more often than not the ‘go-to’ for enthusiasts, is releasing a new low-profile switch. It is called...

13 by Joe Shields on 1/12/2018

Tesoro Returns with Low-Profile Switch Keyboards, Fresh Software

LAS VEGAS, NV -- Tesoro will readily admit that 2017 was a quiet year for the small peripherals company. The personnel reshifted and refocused during that time, carefully and...

4 by Joe Shields on 1/12/2018

Cooler Master at CES 2018: Aimpad’s Analog Keyboard Technolgy Found in Cooler Master MK851

LAS VEGAS, NV — During CES 2018 this week, Cooler Master announced that it’s coming to market in one of its new keyboards, the MK851 which features Aimpad's...

17 by Gavin Bonshor on 1/10/2018

Corsair at CES 2018: Wireless K63 Mechanical Keyboard with Accompanying Lap Board

LAS VEGAS, NV — Corsair has announced a companion to the K63 Mechanical keyboard with a wireless K63 version and a new lapboard accessory. The K63 wireless adds 2.4...

17 by Joe Shields on 1/10/2018

The Azio Retro Classic Mechanical Keyboard Review: Eyecatching, But Stiff

Today we are taking a look at the Azio Retro Classic, a mechanical keyboard designed to turn heads with its unique aesthetic design. It will certainly appeal to anybody...

48 by E. Fylladitakis on 1/3/2018

GIGABYTE Launches Splash-Proof AORUS K9 Optical Keyboard with Infrared Switches

GIGABYTE has introduced its second AORUS-branded keyboard aimed at gamers. The new AORUS K9 Optical, as the name implies, uses optical/infrared switches with all the advantages they can provide...

6 by Anton Shilov on 11/29/2017

Best Mechanical Keyboards: Holiday 2017

Continuing our run of holiday buyers' guides, this afternoon we're taking a look at peripherals. Considering that a PC’s peripherals can easily outlive the main system’s components and usually...

30 by E. Fylladitakis on 11/21/2017

Razer Announces BlackWidow Ultimate Keyboard: IP54 Dust & Splash Resistant Mechanical Keyboard

Razer this week introduced a new version of its popular mechanical BlackWidow keyboard that is splash- and dust-resistant. The BlackWidow Ultimate will be among a few IP54-certified mechanical keyboards...

3 by Anton Shilov on 11/16/2017

GIGABYTE Launches the AORUS X9 Gaming Laptop: GTX 1070 SLI and i7-7820HK

GIGABYTE has announced a powerful all-new extreme gaming laptop in the AORUS X9. The X9 comes with a 7th generation Intel i7-7820HK overclockable processor, two GTX 1070s in SLI...

30 by Joe Shields on 10/19/2017

Kailh Introduces Low Profile Mini ‘Chocolate’ Keyswitches

Mechanical keyboards have been a part of PC computing long before many of us were born and still have a place in the market today. With laptops becoming hugely...

8 by Joe Shields on 9/20/2017

The Cherry G80-3494 MX Board Silent Mechanical Keyboard Review: Updating a PC Classic

Today we are taking a look at the Cherry G80-3494 MX Board Silent, a mechanical keyboard designed with professionals in mind. Based on the original Cherry G80-3000, the G80-3494...

51 by E. Fylladitakis on 9/20/2017

Logitech’s G613 "Lightspeed" Wireless Mechanical Keyboard Cuts Wires & Input Lag

Logitech this week introduced its new wire mechanical keyboard aimed at gamers, touting its low input lag for a wireless keyboard as a defining feature. While the Logitech G613...

16 by Anton Shilov on 9/1/2017

The G.Skill KM570 ΜΧ Mechanical Keyboard Review: Sturdy & Efficient

In this review we are having a look at G.Skill’s mainstream mechanical keyboard, the KM570 series. The KM570 comes with genuine Cherry MX switches and, depending on the model...

22 by E. Fylladitakis on 8/4/2017

The Kingston HyperX Alloy Elite Mechanical Keyboard Review

A few months ago, Kingston made their move into the mechanical keyboards market with the Alloy FPS, a compact, portable mechanical keyboard. Today we are having a look at...

33 by E. Fylladitakis on 7/17/2017

Corsair Launches Splash-Resistant K68 Mechanical Keyboard

This week at Computex, Corsair took the wraps off of a particularly interesting mechanical keyboard. Dubbed the K68, Corsair is dipping their toe into a feature that we almost...

6 by Ryan Smith on 6/1/2017

The MSI GT83VR Titan Review: 1080 Times 3

About two years ago, we looked at the latest creation from the minds of MSI. The GT80 Titan was their boldest move yet, and set the bar for performance...

57 by Brett Howse on 4/13/2017

The Tesoro Excalibur SE Spectrum Review: A Mechanical Keyboard with Gateron Optical Switches

The popularity of mechanical keyboards and the saturation of the market with a myriad of products has led manufacturers into seeking development of new features and technologies. In this...

20 by E. Fylladitakis on 3/20/2017

The Corsair Gaming K95 RGB Platinum Mechanical Keyboard Review

In this review we are having a look at the recently released Corsair Gaming K95 RGB Platinum, a mechanical gaming keyboard. It is a hybrid between the K70 RGB...

37 by E. Fylladitakis on 3/7/2017

Razer Updates The BlackWidow Chroma Keyboard: New Ergonomics And Switch Choices

The Razer BlackWidow keyboard has been around since 2010, and it is one of Razer’s most popular gaming keyboards. Today Razer is announcing an updated version of this keyboard...

14 by Brett Howse on 1/24/2017

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