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Xtrfy XG1-R LED Mechanical Keyboard Review

Rating: 8.0.

With eSports becoming more and more popular in recent years, there has been a growing trend of peripheral manufacturers releasing products aimed at aspiring eSports gamers. Today we look at the Xtrfy XG1-R LED mechanical keyboard which has been ‘approved' by Swedish gamers Ninjas in Pyjamas – on sale for around £110.

Utilising the near-legendary Cherry MX Red switches and offering a host of on-keyboard macro options, it is easy to see why the Xtrfy XG1-R LED keyboard is appealing to eSports gamers. Here we put it through its paces and assess whether it is worth a purchase – if you are a professional gamer or not.



  • Keyboard type: Special 199 keys Nordic layout
  • Anti-Ghosting: Unlimited USB N-Key Rollover
  • Switch: Mechanical Cherry MX Red
  • Key cap layout: Step Scalpture2 Type
  • Special Keys: 9 macro keys, volume control, gaming mode key, 12 LED mode control keys
  • Weight: 1.3 kg
  • Size: 443x170x39 mm
  • Cable length: 170 cm (detachable)

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