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Gaming Keyboards – What Are The Top 5?

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Gaming Keyboards, ah one of the most difficult things you can buy. What do you choose? Which one is worth the money? Are you missing out on a better deal? These are questions that every gamer asks themselves when it comes to buying new gaming gear.

Here at Kingfisher we know all to well that feeling. You know, of tirelessly scouring the internet for the best bang for your buck. Hoping that you haven’t missed a better deal. You’re almost certain that you’ve found the one but, oh no. It doesn’t have any reviews. Even when it does, the reviews are overwhelmingly negative!

So, what do you do then? Where do you look and what do you spend your hard earned cash on? Well we’re always happy to help, read on to find out our top 5 pick of gaming keyboards available to gamers right now!

5) Razer BlackWidow X Tournament Edition Chroma


Razer's BlackWidow X tournament edition gaming keyboard

Price: £120.00

So, we’re kicking of the top 5 with the infamous: Razer BlackWidow X Tournament Edition Chroma. Wow. Lengthy title if I’ve ever heard one! Don’t let the name fool you though, this keyboard is a ten key-less one!

With its sleek looking compact design, it’s perfect for taking to your friends house or a LAN event. It fits perfectly into a carrying case or even a backpack.

It’s RGB backlighing makes it look amazing in low light and even bright rooms. Also, it boasts the impressive Razer green mechanical switches, similar to the Cherry MX Blue switches we see on a lot of keyboards, this gives it a familiar tactile, clicky feel. Perfect for those mecha addicts out there.

Consider buying your very own here.

4) K95 RGB Platinum Mechanical Gaming Keyboard


Corsair's K95 RGB Platinum gaming keyboard

Price: £190.00

Our second pick for this list is the expensively priced: K95 Platinum RGB by Corsair. We know the price tag is a bit of a kicker but by no means is it not justified.

With it’s 6 unique programmable macro keys, Cherry MX Brown mechanical switches and it’s programmable RGB back-lighting. this keyboard has all the features you need to impress your friends!

This is by far one of the most expensive keyboards money can buy. This it to be expected though as it is coming from Corsair

Although this keyboard is a whole lot larger than the previous one we mentioned, it does come with its very own detachable wrist rest. This can reduce wrist strain and prevent any injury, from any of them 48 hour gaming sessions you’ll be pulling using this magnificent board!

Think about picking up your own here.

3) SteelSeries Apex M750


Steelseries Apex M750 gaming keyboard

Price: £149.99

Next is the mighty SteelSeries Apex M750. Yet another outstanding addition to SteelSeries’ Apex range of keyboards. This one is also on the more expensive side of the spectrum.

Don’t let that throw you off though! This keyboard is one of the best money can buy! With it’s floating key look due to the lack of casing hanging around the keys, this makes for a truly professional, clean look on the keyboard. It has Individual RGB programmable back-lighting functionality!

This has to be one of SteelSeries best keyboards to date! It has SteelSeries very own QX2 mechanical switches. These are really nice switches, reminiscent of the Cherry MX Blue switches.

The RGB back-lighting has features such as real time discord notifications.

shop to buy your own here.

2) Ducky Shine 6


DuckyShine Gaming Keyboard

Price: £183.99

Every gamer has head or this company. They make some of the highest quality keyboards that money can buy and they always look amazing!

Lets just say that none of that has changed with the Ducky Shine 6 keyboard. It comes with options of 3 different mechanical switches to suit your needs!

Prefer the more clicky noise and tactile feel of the Cherry MX blue switches? Then they’re available! More of a Brown switch type of guy then so are they, finally you can also pick yourself up this keyboard that includes the MX silver switches! Sweet right?

Yet again this keyboard is pretty costly, however it’s features and design definitely make up for the blow to the bank. It has individual RGB back-lighting, comes in a White or Black colour option and has 3 choices for the mechanical switches.

Also has a rubber styles loop that you can hook up to your mouse.

Purchase your own here.

1) Hcman Mechanical Keyboard


Price: £26.99

Our top pick, we have the HCMAN mechanical RGB gaming keyboard. This keyboard is an amazing value for money gaming keyboard.

In fact it’s that good that here at Kingfisher we use it ourselves! It comes with Cherry MX Blue switches, 9 different RGB lighting modes and is a 10 key-less keyboard.

It has a really small form factor, making it perfect for taking to tournaments and LAN events. It has a braided cable and a floating key effect similar to that of the SteelSeries Apex M750.

We really can’t figure out why this keyboard is only £26.99!

Buy your very own today here!

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