Tt eSPORTS Challenger Ultimate

Keyboards, Peripherals

TTeSports Challenger Ultimate Keyboard


Keyboards are as integral to your PC as just about anything else in it, and here at XSR we’re determined to give you the best advice on just what keyboard is best for you.

Thermaltake have gone the extra mile with their latest Tt e-Sports branded Challenger series, the Challenger Ultimate. Representing just about everything you’d want out of a gaming keyboard, from the glowing keys to…a fan for some reason. Oh well. More fans means more power, right?


Membrane, Mechanical, PlungerMembrane
On-Board Fan DeviceYes
No. of Game Profile5
No. of Macro Key14 x 5
Polling Rate500 Hz
Back-LightYes, 256 individual colours
Write RestYes, undetachable
Graphical UIYes
On-Board Audio JacksYes
Smart Cable ManagementYes
Gold-Plated USBYes
USB Cable DetachableYes
Multimedia Keys6
On-Board USB Port2
Keystroke Lifecycle10 million
Cable Length2m braided
Dimension (LxWxH)50.5 x 19.5 x 27mm
Other FeaturesWorld’s first on-board Fan Device Design, with 8 additional red-colour and removable keycaps
Anti-Ghosting Keys20
On-Board Memory Size64kb


You can’t fault Thermaltake here, they know how to make a box worth looking at. Sometimes the actual packaging design can help sell the product, and perhaps that’s what Thermaltake are aiming for with this box.

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The reverse is just as good as the front as well!

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And a flip top lid. Superb!

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But what’s this inside the box? A damned keyboard carry-bag? That’s awesome, especially since I frequently travel to LAN parties.

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Last modified: May 11, 2014

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