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ASUS ROG STRIX Scope Mechanical GAMING Keyboard

Rating: 8.5.

Recently, ASUS Republic of Gamers announced their newest addition to their Mechanical Gaming Keyboard family and its definitely premium looking. This ROG Strix Scope Keyboard has a 2X wider ergonomically designed CTRL key, with the additional features of a on-board stealth key and is available to purchase with a whole variety of Cherry MX Switches to fit your needs when it comes to gaming. This premium keyboard comes at an MSRP of £149.99, but do you really want it?

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Specifications:

  • Colour: Black Aluminium, Brushed Aluminium
  • Aluminium Face Plate
  • Connectivity: Wired, Braided Cable
  • Connector Type: Type-A Gold Plated USB
  • Switch Type: Cherry MX Switches, Red (Available in Red, Blue, Brown, Black, Silent Red and Speed Silver)
  • Key-Travel Distance: 2mm to actuate, 4mm to the bottom
  • Multimedia keys: Yes
  • Instant Privacy Key: Yes
  • USB/Audio Passthrough: No
  • Wrist Rest: No
  • ROG Armoury Software and Aura Sync Compatible
  • Dimensions: 440mm(L) x 137mm(W) x 39mm(H)/ 17.32″ x 5.39″ x 1.53″
  • Weight: 1070g with cable

Box Contents: 

  • ROG Strix Scope Mechanical Gaming Keyboard
  • Additional Silver Keycaps
  • Keycap Puller
  • Quick start Guide
  • ROG Logo Stickers

Pros: 

  • Premium Quality
  • Cherry MX Mechanical Switches
  • Extra Set of Keycaps
  • Easier Wider CNTL key
  • Instant Privacy with the added Stealth Key
  • Cable Routing

Cons:

  • A Little Bit Expensive
  • No USB Passthroughs
  • No Wrist Rest

KitGuru says: This new ASUS ROG Strix Scope keyboard is overall a great looking and lovely feeling keyboard to use. The addition of having the 2X wider CTRL key is definitely a massive benefit when it comes to all gaming styles.

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Rating: 8.5.

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