Tag Archive: Mechanical Keyboard

Cougar 700K Mechanical Keyboard Review

Cougar has raised the standards for computer peripherals with one of the most current offerings, the Cougar 700K mechanical keyboard. This is a top-tier Cherry MX Mechanical keyboard with not only full backlighting capability, but a slew of options specifically aimed toward gamers. In this article Benchmark Reviews investigates and unveils the features included with the Cougar 700K mechanical gaming keyboard.

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AORUS Thunder K7 Gaming Keyboard Review

Ever heard of the brand AORUS? I hadn’t until this review, but I bet you’ve heard of the parent company, Gigabyte. That’s right, AORUS is Gigabyte’s gaming brand. The company currently makes a gaming keyboard, gaming mouse, some gaming laptops, and accessories such as the B7 gaming backpack. But don’t let the relatively new company name “AORUS” fool you, these products carry the Gigabyte quality we’ve all come to know and appreciate. In this article, Benchmark Reviews tests the Gigabyte AORUS Thunder K7 cherry mechanical keyboard with detachable macro pad.

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Cooler Master NovaTouch TKL Keyboard Review

Premium mechanical keyboards have surged in popularity in the last few years as gamers and even casual users rediscover the joys of using a keyboard with the precision and feel afforded by mechanical key switches. The Cooler Master NovaTouch TKL uses a new type of mechanical switch based on capacitance detection rather than metal contacts. Benchmark Reviews checks out this minimalist typing machine to see how it compares to other mechanical keyboards.

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Logitech G910 Orion Spark RGB Mechanical Keyboard Debuts

Logitech G910 Orion Spark RGB Mechanical Keyboard Debuts

Logitech G910 Orion Spark RGB Mechanical Keyboard Debuts Logitech G910 Orion Spark Features Exclusive New Romer-G Mechanical Switches, Intelligent RGB Illumination and Arx Control Integration Logitech (SIX: LOGN) (NASDAQ: LOGI), a leading innovator of gaming peripherals, today announced the Logitech® G910 Orion Spark RGB Mechanical Keyboard. The keyboard features Logitech’s exclusive new Romer-G™ mechanical switches, offering …

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Tesoro Lobera Supreme Mechanical Keyboard Review

Tesoro Lobera Supreme Mechanical Keyboard Review The Tesoro Lobera Supreme mechanical keyboard features a customizable RGB backlighting and five custom profiles. The Tesoro Lobera Supreme comes with switches from Kailh that are rated for 50 million key actuations. Along with the option for blue, brown, red, or even black switches, there are plenty of choices …

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GAMDIAS HERMES Essential GKB2000 Mechanical Keyboard Review

Gamdias Technology Co., Ltd. is a Taiwan based company that was recently formed in 2012. As a result, their offerings are quite small, with four keyboards, a few mice, a couple of gaming headsets and some accessories such as gaming gloves. The Gamdias HERMES is their premier gaming keyboard series, with Cherry MX switches, 512KB of memory, 32-bit ARM processor, 13 customizable macro keys, and USB / audio ports. With many already existing gaming keyboards such as the Logitech G510 and Corsair Vengeance, can the HERMES Essential make inroads in an already congested market? In this Benchmark Reviews article, I’ll discuss the design and features of the HERMES GKB2000 as well as Gamdias’s peripheral software, the Gamdias HERA.

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Rosewill Apollo RK-9100xBBR Mechanical Keyboard Review

Rosewill Apollo RK-9100xBBR Mechanical Keyboard Review These days, Rosewill is establishing a presence in the realm of premium mechanical keyboards. The company may not have the cachet of, say, Corsair or Razer, but some of its new high-end keyboards are priced right alongside offerings from those companies. Today, we’re going to look at the Apollo …

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Thermaltake POSEIDON Mechanical Keyboard Review

Thermaltake has made some very high quality products in the past and continues to do so even today with their new Poseidon Mechanical Gaming Keyboard. This mechanical gaming keyboard is available in Cherry MX Blue and Brown switches. Unlike many other expensive LED mechanical keyboards, the Poseidon comes in at a very aggressive price and offers a few similar features and specifications that are only included in the more expensive alternatives. In this review, we will be looking specifically at the Thermaltake Poseidon Mechanical Gaming Keyboard with Cherry MX Brown switches.

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Cooler Master QuickFire Rapid-i Mechanical Keyboard Announced

Cooler Master QuickFire Rapid-i Mechanical Keyboard Announced

Cooler Master QuickFire Rapid-i Mechanical Keyboard Announced Fully Backlit Mechanical Gaming Keyboard with ActivLite Technology Cooler Master, a leading creator, innovator and manufacturer of desktop components, mobile accessories, and gaming peripherals, today announced the much requested QuickFire Rapid-i, a fully featured and backlit mechanical keyboard. QuickFire Rapid-i builds upon its predecessor’s legacy with full keyboard …

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Cooler Master QuickFire Stealth Mechanical Keyboard Review

Cooler Master QuickFire Stealth Mechanical Keyboard Review Most mechanical keyboards are slight variations on the same theme. The majority of them mirror the standard, 104-key U.S. layout that’s been around since the early days of Windows. There’s a numpad on the right and lettering on the tops of the keys. That’s great, but it’s also …

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Ducky Shine 3 Mechanical Keyboard Review

The Ducky Shine Series, arguably one of the best mechanical keyboards on the market, has released the Ducky Shine 3 DK9008S3. Often referred to as the YOTS or “Year of the Snake”, the 2013 Shine 3 is the offshoot descendant of the 2012 Year of the Dragon Shine 2 DK9087 (a tenkeyless version in the shine series). This model, like it’s predecessor, comes with a wide array of switch options including Cherry MX Black, Blue, Brown, and Red, and a wide array of LED color options including: Blue, Red, Green, White, Magenta, and Orange. With so many options, there is really no reason not to find the perfect fit for you in the Ducky Shine 3 DK9008S3-CUSALAAG1.

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ROCCAT Ryos MK Glow Mechanical Keyboard Review

ROCCAT Ryos MK Glow Mechanical Keyboard Review Today we are looking at the ROCCAT Ryos MK Glow, an illuminated mechanical gaming keyboard featuring Cherry MX Black switches. Based in Germany, ROCCAT focuses on producing gaming peripherals that emphasize style as well as performance though its track record varies depending on the type of product in …

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CM Storm MECH Mechanical Keyboard Review

If you haven’t heard, yet, mechanical keyboards are making a comeback in a big way. Nearly every peripheral manufacturer out there has line of them. But why are we going back to mechanical keyboards, which were popular in the early days of computing and then fell out of style? Should you consider investing a mechanical keyboard? They are typically more expensive than what we might consider a normal, or common keyboard. In this article, Benchmark Reviews takes a look at one of Cooler Master’s CHERRY MX Brown Switch mechanical keyboards, the CM Storm MECH.

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Ozone Strike Pro Mechanical Keyboard Introduced

Ozone Strike Pro Mechanical Keyboard Introduced

Ozone Strike Pro Mechanical Keyboard Introduced The ultimate mechanical gaming keyboard. Strike Pro leads the evolution of gaming at its best. From the matchless tactile feel of its keys, to the stunning LED backlights, everything in Strike Pro is aimed towards gaming. Available on December 2013. Msrp: 89,99€. Sensitivity is not incompatible with precision. Control …

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Gamdias Hermes Mechanical Keyboard Review

Gamdias Hermes Mechanical Keyboard Review After testing the Zeus Esports Edition, we’ll tackle today’s test of Hermes, the mechanical keyboard that accompanied it. Indeed, Gamdias launching a range of devices ranging from keyboard to mouse, through the headset. As we said about Gamdias with Zeus, the manufacturer has chosen the path of different aesthetic or …

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CM Storm Quickfire Stealth Mechanical Keyboard Review

CM Storm Quickfire Stealth Mechanical Keyboard Review For the most part we interact with our PCs through the keyboard. Since the dawn of the PC era, the keyboard has been one of the peripherals that has been with us the longest. Back in the day, keyboards had mechanical switches versus keyboards today have a squishy …

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Thermaltake MEKA G-Unit Mechanical Keyboard Review

Thermaltake MEKA G-Unit Mechanical Keyboard Review Overall the MEKA G-Unit Red Switch Edition Mechanical Keyboard from Thermaltake’s branch of ESPORTS gear was not too bad. I won’t say it was one of my favorite keyboards that I’ve used but honestly that goes back to the fact that I hate Reds. This keyboard was designed specifically …

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Thermaltake MEKA G-Unit Illuminated Mechanical Keyboard Review

Thermaltake’s eSPORTS division has updated their MEKA line of mechanical keyboards with the Thermaltake MEKA G-Unit Illuminated Edition gaming keyboard, complete with full red LED illumination on every key and Cherry MX Black linear mechanical switches throughout. Including features comparable to many other premium keyboards, will Thermaltake Technology Co., Ltd.’s eSPORTS offering distance itself from the pack? As always, that’s what Benchmark Reviews intends to find out.

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CM Havoc Gaming Mouse and QuickFire XT Mechanical Keyboard Review

CM Havoc Gaming Mouse and QuickFire XT Mechanical Keyboard Review Overall I really enjoyed the CM Havoc gaming mouse. I usually don’t go for the fat mice, but this is one you can definitely be a chubby chaser for and still be thought of as okay. It is definitely set to fancy those with a …

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GAMDIAS HERMES GKB2010 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Review

Mechanical gaming keyboards continue to pour into the market, and it is blatantly obvious that this is more than merely a passing fad. More and more companies continue to throw their hats into the ring in order to capitalize on the popularity of this gaming peripheral. One of the latest entries is the Gamdias Hermes GBK2010 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard. I know what you’re thinking… “who?” Gamdias was recently established (2012) and has a singular focus, which is to “redefine the Electronic Sports (eSports) landscape for gamers worldwide.”

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CM Storm QuickFire XT Mechanical Keyboard Review

CM Storm QuickFire XT Mechanical Keyboard Review Cooler Master is taking the gaming scene by Storm. With its successful CM Storm series of products they are raining down on the gaming peripheral competition. This review takes a look at the Cooler Master CM Storm QuickFire XT Mechanical Keyboard… at Modders-Inc Related Items: CM Storm QuickFire …

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Corsair K95 Mechanical Keyboard Review

Corsair K95 Mechanical Keyboard Review Corsair has recently reviewed all its Vengeance keyboards and even has normally offer shortly in the new Raptor range. Thus, we had hands the K70, the K60 welcome development. The next logical step was to get the evolution of the K90 … The K95. Well, in the logic of names, …

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MSI GK-601 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Review

Mechanical Keyboards have been a popular item lately for its tactile response and long lasting quality. Numerous manufacturers, including the likes of Corsair and Mad Catz, have all been jumping onto the bandwagon. MSI does as well, bringing us a new mechanical gaming keyboard, the GK-601. In this article, Benchmark Reviews tests performance for the MSI GK-601 macro-enabled mechanical gaming keyboard.

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CM Storm Quickfire Stealth Mechanical Keyboard Review

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Cooler Master has been building mechanical keyboards under its CM Storm line for the last couple of years. They started with the small Quickfire Rapid, and moved over time to larger designs, but Cooler Master’s newest design harkens back to the original Quickfire Rapid, bring improvements on its design and giving it sleek exterior with no markings on the tops of its keys. The question that Benchmark Reviews aims to answer though is whether Cooler Master improved enough to justify the extra cost or are users better off going with the original Quickfire Rapid.

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