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#1

Image of Redragon K552 Mechanical...: Bestviewsreviews
Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.7010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 895 reviews
Performance

9.8

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.8010
Speed

9.9

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.9010
Gaming

9.8

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.8010
Noise and lighting

9.9

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.9010

Pros

  • Medium resistance audible click sound for precise tactile feedback
  • Precision engineered keycaps offers clear and uniform backlighting
  • Designed with adjustable typing angle that offers comfortable typing

Cons

  • The keys come off the keyboard
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#2

Image of Redragon K552 Mechanical...: Bestviewsreviews
Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.6010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 3659 reviews
Performance

9.4

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.4010
Speed

9.6

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.6010
Gaming

9.5

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.5010
Noise and lighting

9.5

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.5010

Pros

  • Comes with gold-plated and high-speed USB connector for a reliable connection
  • Designed with adjustable typing angle that offers comfortable typing
  • Medium resistance audible click sound for precise tactile feedback

Cons

  • Lights cannot be customized
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#3

Image of Razer Huntsman Mini 60%...: Bestviewsreviews
Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.5010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 884 reviews
Performance

9.3

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.3010
Speed

9.5

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.5010
Gaming

9.6

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.6010
Noise and lighting

9.4

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.4010

Pros

  • Covered with a matte aluminum top frame for increased structural integrity
  • Long cable latch ensures that keyboard stays connected during gameplay
  • Supports 16.8 million colors on the backlit for interesting gameplay

Cons

  • Loud Keyboard sound
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#4

Image of E-Element Z-88 RGB 60%...: Bestviewsreviews
Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.4010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 991 reviews
Performance

9.3

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.3010
Speed

9.5

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.5010
Gaming

9.4

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.4010
Noise and lighting

9.6

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.6010

Pros

  • Each key is controlled by independent switch that offers fast response
  • Built-in crisp and bright RGB LED backlighting makes keys visible in dim environment
  • High-speed USB cable with gold-plated corrosion for hardcore gaming experience

Cons

  • Average durability
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#5

Image of Redragon K551 Mechanical...: Bestviewsreviews
Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.3010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 691 reviews
Performance

9.3

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.3010
Speed

9.5

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.5010
Gaming

9.4

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.4010
Noise and lighting

9.5

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.5010

Pros

  • Precision engineered keycaps offers clear and uniform backlighting
  • Built-in 19 different lighting effects and game modes offers immersive gaming experience
  • Splash-proof design prevents the device from water damage

Cons

  • Average durability
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#6

Image of FILCO Majestouch 2 TKL...: Bestviewsreviews
Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.2010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 225 reviews
Performance

9.5

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.5010
Speed

9.5

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.5010
Gaming

9.5

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.5010
Noise and lighting

9.5

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.5010

Pros

  • Rigid case construction gives a comfortable typing experience
  • Built-in backlit make keys visible in dim environment
  • Curved and matte finish provides a non-slippery feel

Cons

  • Noisy tactile feedback
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#7

Image of Qwerkywriter S Typewriter...: Bestviewsreviews
Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.2010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 180 reviews
Performance

9.2

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.2010
Speed

9.1

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.1010
Gaming

9.4

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.4010
Noise and lighting

9.2

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.2010

Pros

  • Features dual function scroll knobs that controls the volume and page scroll easily
  • Wireless connectivity helps to easily connect with the multiple wireless devices
  • Scratch-resistant aluminum alloy build offers extended durability

Cons

  • Loud Keyboard sound
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#8

Image of Durgod Taurus K320 TKL...: Bestviewsreviews
Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.1010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 426 reviews
Performance

9.2

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.2010
Speed

9.4

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.4010
Gaming

9.3

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.3010
Noise and lighting

9.3

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.3010

Pros

  • 2-step variable height flip-out feet offers comfortable typing
  • Double-shot PBT keycaps keeps them protected
  • 1.6 m long attached cable ensures that the keyboard stays securely connected during gameplay

Cons

  • Heavy keys
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#9

Image of RK ROYAL KLUDGE RK61...: Bestviewsreviews
Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.0010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 248 reviews
Performance

8.4

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.4010
Speed

8.6

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.6010
Gaming

8.9

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.9010
Noise and lighting

8.8

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.8010

Pros

  • Ultra-compact layout with 61 keys offers a space-saving design
  • Advanced built-in chip for extremely low latency
  • 1450mAh battery offers up to 10 hours of backup

Cons

  • Short cord
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#10

Image of Corsair K95 RGB PLATINUM...: Bestviewsreviews
Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.9010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 1432 reviews
Performance

8.6

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.6010
Speed

8.8

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.8010
Gaming

8.8

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.8010
Noise and lighting

8.8

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.8010

Pros

  • Aircraft grade anodized brushed aluminum frame offers durability
  • Dynamic multicolor per key backlighting with light edge
  • Dual sided wrist rest with soft touch finish

Cons

  • Average software
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#11

Image of Rosewill Mechanical Gaming...: Bestviewsreviews
Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.8010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 588 reviews
Performance

9.0

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.0010
Speed

9.1

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.1010
Gaming

8.9

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.9010
Noise and lighting

9.0

Created with Raphaël 2.1.29.0010

Pros

  • Gold plated USB and PS2 connector resists corrosion
  • Rubber pads on the bottom prevents sliding
  • Switches offer a fast and precise response with great tactile feedback

Cons

  • Dim RGB lighting
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#12

Image of Keychron K2 Bluetooth...: Bestviewsreviews
Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.7010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 98 reviews
Performance

8.6

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.6010
Speed

8.6

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.6010
Gaming

8.8

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.8010
Noise and lighting

8.7

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.7010

Pros

  • Mechanical switch with 50 million keystroke lifespan for high responsiveness
  • RGB backlight with elegant keycap help in typing
  • Inclined bottom frame offers comfort

Cons

  • Average build quality
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#13

Image of CORN Anne Pro 2 Mechanical...: Bestviewsreviews
Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.6010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 118 reviews
Performance

8.7

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.7010
Speed

8.7

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.7010
Gaming

8.8

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.8010
Noise and lighting

8.8

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.8010

Pros

  • 1900mah battery offers up to for 8 hours of wireless usage
  • Built-in switch to conserve battery power offers convenience
  • Programmable RGB lighting offers dynamic lighting effects

Cons

  • Does not resist water
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#14

Image of ANNE PRO 2, 60%...: Bestviewsreviews
Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.5010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 207 reviews
Performance

8.2

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.2010
Speed

8.4

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.4010
Gaming

8.5

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.5010
Noise and lighting

8.3

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.3010

Pros

  • Minimalistic design offers a modern look
  • Portable and space-saving design
  • Bluetooth connectivity enables wireless connection up to 4 devices

Cons

  • Average lighting
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#15

Image of ANNE PRO 2, 60%...: Bestviewsreviews
Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.5010
Overall BVR Rating
Based on 207 reviews
Performance

8.2

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.2010
Speed

8.3

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.3010
Gaming

8.4

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.4010
Noise and lighting

8.3

Created with Raphaël 2.1.28.3010

Pros

  • Built-in bluetooth connectivity enables wireless connection up to 4 devices
  • 16 macro keys backlighting offers an excellent gaming experience
  • 1900mAh in-built Li-Ion battery offers a longer run time

Cons

  • Bluetooth is hard to connect

Mechanical Keyboards Buying Guide

Keyboards are quite popular and commonly used input devices for PCs, desktops, and laptops. It's something that most of us are familiar with. In our daily life, we use them in offices, schools, homes, and many other places. Having a good quality keyboard can create a big difference in the overall efficiency of our work style. Moreover, they are used as external keyboards with laptops and computers to make our lives convenient. With the advancement of technology, keyboard designs have also changed drastically to benefit the user. Earlier were the typewriters that upgraded into keyboards having metal filaments to support every key separately. And today, springs and mechanical switches have been extensively used for modern-day keyboards. However, choosing the right type from a wide range of keyboards can be a little confusing. Therefore, our guide will help you to know what factors to consider before finalizing any purchase. 

Benefits of using Good Keyboards

Variety

Although the Qwerty keyboard is the standard variant that fits most of the applications, there are different designs available that offer convenience and usability. Keyboards today often come with specific designs to suit different tasks and applications. Usually, in homes and offices, a QWERTY keyboard is used as they come with a special ergonomic design. Such keyboards are easy to operate and provide better functioning.

Speed and Accuracy

In the era of touch screens and touch keyboards, QWERTY keyboards still are the most popular choice. This is because of the accuracy and speed offered by these keyboards are far superior as compared to the other ones. The layout of these keyboards is designed in such a way that all the frequently used keys are positioned adjacent to each other to promote convenience. However, the keys that are not used much frequently are placed at some distance. This enables the user to type fast and efficiently.

Offers Durability

Keyboards that have mechanical switches offer more strength and durability. They are highly resistant to wear and tear and their keys function smoothly even when used over an extended period. High Durability also results in lessening maintenance requirements.  

Improves Typing

Typing on mechanical keyboards can further result in improving your typing speed. QWERTY keyboard allows you to easily erase the words that you misspelt. All keys in the layout are placed in a position where your hands can reach easily. Thus, practising on these keyboards will help you improve your typing speed significantly. QWERTY keyboards are widely used as they have a common layout and allows you to easily type on any keyboard. 

Factors to Consider Before Buying Keyboards

Key Switches

Selecting the right type of key switches is an important call to make as such keys directly affect the performance of any keyboard. The most commonly used switches are mechanical, silicone dome, and scissor switches. However, many affordable and low-price keyboards come with rubber domes that use silicon rubbers to act as a switch for each key. However, they do not last long as with repeated actions, rubber gets a break and loses its springiness. Scissor switches are better than rubber domes because they come with an extra plunger to keep the stability. But mechanical switches are still the top priority of many professionals.

Connectivity Options

The most common way of connecting a keyboard with a PC is a wired USB. Bluetooth and other wireless methods of connecting a keyboard are also gaining high popularity because of their ease of handling. However, some wireless keyboards lag in transmitting data that results in a bad user experience and low performance. Usually, gamers and professionals prefer USB connections for quick transmission of their input data. Both connectivity options have their different pros and cons. Therefore, consider buying the one that fits your preferences perfectly.

Design and Ergonomics

Different manufactures offer different designs of keyboards with the ultimate goal of benefitting users by providing a more comfortable structure and ergonomic design. Some keyboards are thinner while others have curved designs. Some keyboards also come in split designs to reduce efforts that are put by the user while typing. Therefore, it is recommended to choose a keyboard design that you find more comfortable while typing. 

Key Layout

Although a standard key layout is used in many keyboards, few changes are made by manufacturers to attain a specific design. The positioning of several keys such as F keys, number keys usually varies in different keyboards. Some keyboards that are made for mac OS have additional mac commands and options button whereas the keyboard layout for windows PC has windows and ALT keys. Therefore, you must choose a layout that is compatible and easily usable.

Conclusion

Buying the right type of keyboard is not an easy task as it brings many confusions. Therefore, we have tried to explain here about those important factors that you can consider before buying. Although, our guide will help you choose the best product but determining your needs first is highly essential. You should first identify your needs before the purchase.

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