Today we’re taking a look at Element Gaming’s first mechanical keyboard, the Beryllium. At £80 it’s one of the cheapest mechanical keyboards on the market, but it still offers a fair few features – backlighting, N-key rollover, media controls, a wrist rest and a pretty (if familiar) design. Let’s take a look at how it shapes up!
Tesoro have been on a tear recently, rapidly improving their mechanical keyboards with the latest technologies while maintaining a competitive price point. We first looked at the Excalibur, their no-nonsense gaming keyboard with a traditional design and static one-colour backlighting. They then followed that up with the Excalibur RGB, which allowed you to choose from a range of colours for the backlight. Now we’ve reached the ultimate form with the Excalibur Spectrum, which allows you to choose each key’s backlight colour individually to make the keyboard of your dreams.
I’m excited to see how the Excalibur performs and how much of a difference the [...]
Today I’m taking a look at QPAD’s MK-70 mechanical gaming keyboard. The board promises the usual features – Cherry switches, NKRO, LED backlighting – but is there anything here that sets it apart from the wave of mechanical keyboards on the market? Let’s find out together.
Today we’re going to be looking at one of the hottest mechanical gaming keyboards: Razer’s new Blackwidow Chroma. The keyboard features fully customisable RGB backlighting, as well as Razer’s custom Kailh mechanical switches and a host of extra features. Ebuyer were kind enough to set me up with the new keyboard, so let’s get right to the review!
RGB backlighting – where keys can be lit up in millions of different colours instead of just one – is the latest craze in mechanical keyboards. Corsair announced their exclusive Cherry MX RGB keyboards last year, and Razer was quick to copy the move with its own Kailh RGB keyboards under the Chroma brand. Now, Tesoro are introducing their own RGB keyboard using Kailh switches: the Excalibur RGB.
The original Excalibur proved to be dependable if unremarkable when we reviewed it, but adopting RGB makes it a lot more desirable. In this review, we’ll see how the Excalibur RGB compares to its predecessor and other RGB keyboards on the market.
Corsair impressed with their first mechanical keyboards, the Vengeance K60 and K90, thanks to a beautiful brushed aluminium design, useful palm rests and well designed media keys. Now, Corsair are back with a new generation of mechanical keyboards, and Ebuyer have sent me one to review: the Vengeance K70.
This new keyboard sits between the K60 and K90, offering a full layout of mechanical Cherry MX red switches, new black and gunmetal finishes and a full-size palm rest. Today, we’ll be seeing how the new keyboard compares, both to its predecessors and to other mechanical gaming keyboards on the market. Let’s begin!