Make the switch with our guide to the best mechanical keyboards.
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Built for typists first and foremost, this Japanese keyboard boasts smooth as butter Topre switches, excellent build quality, and adjustable actuation points.
Switch: Topre | Size: TKL or Full | Backlights: RGB | Passthroughs: No | Media controls: Dedicated volume keys | Wrist rest: No
A barebones, reliable typist's keyboard, we appreciate the Majestouch 2's no-nonsense design and good selection of Cherry MX switches. Looking for a great starter board? You could do a lot worse.
Switch: Cherry MX Black, Blue, Brown, Red | Size: Full size | Backlights: No | Passthroughs: No | Media controls: No | Wrist rest: No
Striking a delicate balance between professional and flashy, this board is attractive, sports lots of features, and proves simple and straightforward in everday use.
Switch: Cherry MX Blue, Brown | Size: Full size | Backlights: No | Passthroughs: Yes | Media controls: Dedicated | Wrist rest: No
A mechanical keyboard that's built like a tank. Our favorite aspects of the Ducky are its high-quality PBT keycaps and silky stabilizers. Considering the build quality, it's suprisingly affordable, too.
Switch: Cherry MX Black, Blue, Brown, Red, White, Silver | Size: Full-size, TKL, 60% | Backlights: RGB | Passthroughs: No | Media controls: No | Wrist rest: No
The best mechanical keyboard just so happens to be the best gaming keyboard. Thanks to its premium build quality, impressive RBG lighting and responsive optical switches, this is the board to beat.
Switch: Corsair OPX Size: Full size Backlights: RGB Passthroughs: USB | Media controls: Dedicated | Wrist rest: Detachable