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Best Gaming Keyboard 2021 | Reviews & Buyer’s Guide

Guys here we are gonna talk about the best gaming keyboard for passionate and professional gamers. Remember that keyboard when you bought your first p2 or p3 or maybe p4 desktop PC and you got an old-school keyboard with it. I am sure many of you do and those keyboards gave us the best experience.

Now that the era has changed and there are lots of new generation games out there and accordingly our desires has also changed as there are many mechanical keyboards out there these days. In this era, we always aim the keyboard for the ultimate gaming experience.

Some of you might be interested in the best wireless gaming keyboard and some of you might be interested in a wired gaming keyboard. Because of that, we included the best mechanical gaming keyboards into our list from the best companies in the world.

You might have heard about some of the peripherals and accessories manufacturing companies like Asus, Razer, and a few others for bringing great gaming accessories that lead them to the top 10 list of tech companies.

Top 5 Best Gaming Keyboard Reviews 2021

The best gaming keyboards that I tracked down are also from high-quality brads with some amazing features and specs. Let’s have a look at them in our reviews.

1. Corsair Gaming K95 RGB

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The first that comes in our list of the best gaming keyboard is Corsair Gaming k95 RGB platinum with awesome key features. But the keyboard is expensive as compared to other gaming keyboards in the market. Anyhow, let’s jump into the Corsair Gaming RGB platinum review.

Design And Features

Just like gaming mice the gaming keyboard that I tracked down has customizable RGB lighting that makes it look cool when playing your favorite game. Corsair Gaming K95 RGB platinum also includes media controls that are located on the top left and can be used to tweak volumes and players.

Moreover, the company also included 6 programmable buttons and mechanical key switches to the gaming keyboard which is cool. Just like your standard keyboard, Corsair Gaming k95 RGB platinum has easy USB connectivity and is able to save three profiles locally.

Speaking of its design, it’s similar to corsair k70 RGB gaming keyboard, there is no big difference. The only difference is the inclusion of programmable buttons.

It comes with an aluminum chassis that makes it look and feel solid. It’s designed in a way so that it can be used on a desk with ease as well as on lap. That is the reason I choose this one to include in the list.

The Super Responsive Keys

Corsair Gaming k95 RGB platinum has the super responsive keys with actuating force of 45g from 1.2mm that gives an ultimate gaming experience. The keys are not actually suitable for office use as these are loud enough to disturb your mates around.

If you’re a gaming enthusiast and love playing your favorite games at home, and looking for the keyboard it’s the best choice for you. Maybe you’re an FPS shooter or Dota 2 players, with Cherry MX Speed mechanical key, programmable buttons, and ultimate performance, it’ll give you the best gaming experience.

As i mentioned earlier Corsair Gaming k95 RGB platinum is expensive mechanical keyboard out there, but it’s the best one that offers you the best features and I think it’s worth it.

PROS
  • Super responsive buttons.
  • Loaded with more features that are required for gaming.
  • Easy connectivity with the computer.
  • Fantastic performance.

CONS
  • Expensive than other gaming keyboards.

2. Logitech G910 Orion Spark RGB

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Logitech peripherals are awesome and there’s no doubt in it. This time I added Logitech G910 Orion spark RGB gaming keyboard to our list, Not because it’s from Logitech, but because of its outstanding features. So without wasting further time let’s get straight in the Logitech G910 Orion spark RGB review.

Features

The best thing about this gaming mouse I liked about this keyboard is that there are marks on the buttons to keep track of the gaming commands. It comes with more LED colors. You won’t believe there are around 16.8 million customizable colors. The buttons are smooth to press and the keyboard is easy to use.

Moreover, G910 Orion sparks RGB has 9 programmable buttons with illumination RGB which is great. The best thing is, it has also media controls with the of that you can adjust volume, play, pause or mute your favorite game.

G910 Orion sparks RGB also comes with an app named as Apx control app that can be used in your smartphone or tablet to look through the inner functionalities of the Keyboard system.

Design

Speaking of its design, as you can see in the picture the device has an awesome design. The  Logitech G910 Orion spark RGB follows a black color and the LED lighting adds more beauty to it. This one comes with a rest pad that makes it more comfortable.

The gaming keyboard is 19.9 x 8.3 inches in dimensions. The bad thing about G910 Orion spark RGB is that is it has more robust lighting options.

Overall G910 orion spark RGB is the best gaming keyboard with all the features that you need for gaming. It’s a best choice for games like Dota 2, call of duty type games and more.

PROS
  • Easy to use.
  • Beautiful and attractive design.
  • Customizable.
  • outstanding performance.

CONS
  • More robust lighting options.

3. SteelSeries Apex M800

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The next that comes in our list is SteelSeries apex m800. The best customizable mechanical gaming keyboard with great features and design. The gaming keyboard that I added to our list is expensive.

However, there are also other SteelSeries Apex keyboards that are cheap in price. But the more features the gaming keyboard has the more it’s expensive, right? Anyhow, let’s get into Steel-series apex m800 review.

Design

Steelseries apex m800 is the best keyboard for gaming with low profile keys with smaller and comfortable design. The gaming keyboard comes with a convenient software that you can use in your smartphone or tablet to see the keyboard’s features properly.

The SteelSeries apex m800 RGB back-lighting system makes it more appealing. You can even change the colors with the help of this engine 3 apps of this keyboard.

Moreover, the Apex m800 comes with QS1 mechanical switches that add more value to this best gaming keyboard. The RGB backlight system has almost 16.7 million colors which you customize according to your desire.

What I Don’t Like

However, there are also some problems with SteelSeries Apex M800. Unlike our previous gaming keyboards that I reviewed, the Pex M800 doesn’t have any dedicated media buttons, low-quality USB ports and is made of plastic.

But overall, if we look through the performance, it has the best performance and outranks many gaming keyboards out there in the market and standing in the line of many keyboards.

PROS
  • Best and competitive design.
  • Awesome performance.
  • Button caps are customizable.
  • Great software to control color and some other features. 
  • Steelseries apex m800 keycaps can be changed.

CONS
  • Built from plastic.
  • No media buttons.
  • USB ports are of low quality.

4. Corsair Strafe

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Here comes another gaming keyboard all the way from Corsair, the Corsair Gaming Strafe. The keyboard is not as expensive as the gaming keyboards that I reviewed above and offers good features and incredible design within this price. So without further ado, let’s get into corsair gaming strafe review.

Design And Features

Speaking of design and features, Corsair Strafe weighs only 2.9 which is extremely light. The gaming keyboard comes with great design as you can see in the picture. To see it more clear, click on the link above to have nice look at it. Anyhow, let me tell you more about its design.

Corsair Strafe comes with a red LED that adds more beauty to its design. The gaming keyboard has a standard size of 1.57″ x 6.69″ x 17.63″ in dimensions.

Moreover, the buttons are easy to and the keycaps are customizable (can be changed). According to my views, the design is far better than the corsair strafe RGB, you might have a different perspective about it.

This gaming keyboard build material is great. It’s not built from material like aluminum, but the plastic that is used in this gaming keyboard is high quality. Unlike Logitech apex M80, there is 18 dedicated macro key at the left-hand side.

At the top-right of Corsair Strafe gaming keyboard, you will find 2 keys that are used to adjust the brightness of the LED light. The best thing is that the macros can also be created with the help of a software that comes with this gaming keyboard.

The Controls

The sequence of the keys can also be controlled with the help of the Corsair Strafe software. There is only red LED light in corsair strafe and the keyboard doesn’t have any wrist rest which are the only two let downs for the device.

Overall, it’s one of the choices available out there in the market. Speaking of its performance, Corsair Strafe delivers great performance having smooth buttons and every button is programmable. I would say it’s the best choice to make for gaming.

PROS
  • Competitive design.
  • Good performance.
  • Inexpensive.
  • Corsair strafe software.
  • Programmable buttons.
  • Great build quality.
  • Easy connectivity with PC.
  • Cheap in price.

CONS
  • Only red LED light color
  • No wrist rest. 

5. Roccat Ryos MK Pro

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Here comes the last gaming keyboard in our list, the Roccat Ryyos MK pro. The keyboard was launched a few years back and you might be thinking why I added that old release to our list. Some Gaming enthusiasts look for a gaming keyboard that is comfortable to use, has nice features and specs.

Roccat Ryyos MK pro has it all at its best. I must say the company must have put a lot of effort into building this gaming keyboard. So let’s not just waste further time and get into the Roccat Ryyos MK pro review. should we?

Features And Design

First, let’s have a look at the features and design of the Roccat Ryyos MK pro. The gaming keyboard comes with four key switch styles and has many programmable options, which are the features that some of you might be looking for.

Just like Corsair Strafe, the Roccat Ryyos MK Pro doesn’t come with different back-lighting color options, but here we have the only blue LED light. The device comes with built-in USB and audio pass-through connections which are other good features.

The gaming keyboard has the best design as you can see in the picture and this is the reason it is on the list. With wrist rest, you can play your favorite game with comfort.

Comes with The Cherry MX Brown switches, you just need to apply 55g of weight for activation. However, you can customize the color of Cherry MX switches to blue, red and black. You don’t have to worry about the lag as the response time of Roccat Ryyos MK pro is only 1 millisecond.

The Controls

Moreover, just like other gaming keyboards in our list, some features can be controlled with the help of Roccat Ryyos MK pro software. The MX Pro is compatible with operating systems like windows(vista/7/8/10). You can’t use it for operating systems like Linux and MAC as the Roccat Ryyos MK pro drivers are not compatible with this system.

The built quality of the Roccat Ryyos MK pro is good, but the problem is that the keyboard seems a bit sticky that leads to catching dust and leaving fingerprints and the wrist rest is not removable.

Overall, the performance of the Roccat Ryyos MK pro is great. It has awesome design and is comfortable to use. Roccat Ryyos MK pro keys are smooth and responsive.

In short, it’s one of the best options on the market designed for gaming enthusiasts. If you’re in search of best gaming keyboard, Roccat Ryyos MK pro is the best pick.

PROS
  • The gaming keyboard comes with Cherry MX switches.
  • The keyboard has a low response time.
  • Comfortable to use.
  • Outstanding performance.

CONS
  • Non removable wrist rest.

Best Gaming Keyboards 2021

The best gaming keyboard reviews are created in order to help gaming enthusiasts in finding there gaming keyboard. We didn’t include more keyboards into the list and in the future updates, we’ll be covering some other gaming keyboards in the list.

Hope you like the reviews. If you have any queries regarding our gaming keyboards reviews list, you can comment that down in our comment box or if you have any keyboard that we can add to our list, you’re more than welcome to share that with us. You can also contact us via email at leopardots1@gmail.com or by filling our contact form.

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    • Hey Anand,

      I recommend Logitech G910 Orion Spark RGB, it’s the best choice. You can also go for Roccat Ryos MK Pro it’s also good. You can read the reviews for more choices.

      cheers!

  • I personally like the SteelSeries Apex M800. There is something about the design which I like. The Logitech which you recommend is also awesome. It’s just that I never liked palm rests.