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When buying a new system, most of the time is spent considering CPU/GPU. KitGuru believes that you need to spend much more time looking at your keyboard. The one component that you are in constant touch with.

Razer revamps BlackWidow with new yellow mechanical switches

Back in early 2016, I had the opportunity to review the excellent Razer Black Widow Chroma keyboard and I came away very impressed with the company’s own Green mechanical switches with their tactile feel and clicky sound. However, mechanical switch preference can vary, not everyone likes tactile or clicky keys, …

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Cherry debuts its first keyboard with Silent MX switches

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This week at CES, Cherry announced that it would be releasing a new Silent MX Keyboard, with the goal of delivering the same quality typing experience you are used to with Cherry Switches all while reducing noise compared to current Cherry Switch keyboards. The keyboard in question here is an …

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HyperX Alloy FPS Mechanical Keyboard Review

HyperX have been making a concerted push into the peripheral market over the last couple of years. Initially, they limited themselves to headsets, and quickly built up an excellent reputation thanks to their Cloud and Cloud II devices. Today, however, we are looking at HyperX’s first foray into the world …

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G.Skill goes for the understated look with KM570 RGB

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Just over a year ago, G.Skill launched its first RGB gaming keyboard, the KM780, and while it was a great keyboard in its own right, it did feature an over the top ‘gamer’ aesthetic, which doesn’t always appeal to everyone. That is changing this year as G.Skill has just launched …

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ASUS has finally launched the ROG Claymore

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ASUS has been teasing its Republic of Gamers RGB keyboard since very early 2015 and after plenty of changes and a few different iterations, the keyboard is finally ready to launch. Today, ASUS announced that its ROG Claymore and ROG Claymore Core mechanical keyboards will finally hit the market next …

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Corsair introduces new Lux range of mechanical boards

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We’re a big fan of Corsair’s mechanical keyboards here at KitGuru. Whether you’re talking one of the newer STRAFE designs, or the earlier K70 variants, Corsair’s mechanical boards tick a lot of boxes. The new line of Lux keyboards is designed to slot into various points in Corsair’s pricing, with per-key …

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Cherry MX-Board 3.0 Keyboard Review

Cherry are famed for their legendary keyboard switches, but they are less well known for producing their own keyboards. They have recently entered the market, however, and we have already analysed the Cherry MX 6.0 keyboard. The MX-Board 3.0 is an entirely different beast, though. Priced at under £55, it …

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Computex: Roccat Suora tops official line up

If you were looking for a new peripheral at this year’s Computex, Roccat’s booth would have been worth checking out, as it threw everything at it apart from the (gaming) kitchen sink. There were mice, headsets and more, but it was the new Suora keyboard that it was particularly looking …

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Corsair K70 RAPIDFIRE RGB keyboard review

Corsair was the first keyboard maker in the world to hit the market with Cherry’s MX RGB switches and now, they are teaming up once again with the brand new Corsair K70 RAPIDFIRE RGB keyboard featuring Cherry’s all new MX Speed switches – designed to actuate faster than any other switch …

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Speedlink Parthica Core gaming keyboard review

Although we spend a lot of time here extolling the virtues of mechanical keyboards and their switches, there is no denying that they are generally quite expensive. This is why sometimes you have to consider membrane designs. With Speedlink’s membrane based Parthica Core, you get programmable buttons, backlighting options, macro …

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