At this time’s day to improve your keyboard from that painfully low cost clacker that got here bundled together with your laptop. Amazon is promoting Corsair’s very good Ok70 RGB Mk.2 mechanical keyboard for $100 in the present day. That’s the all-time low for this system, and about $21 off the newer value of $120—though this keyboard usually sells for as a lot as $160. It’s not clear when Amazon’s sale value ends, however I wouldn’t rely on it lasting for much longer than just a few days.
This model of the Corsair Ok70 encompasses a removable wrist relaxation and Cherry MX Brown switches. These switches are recognized for having the identical responsiveness as MX Blue switches, however with out the loud clickety-clack typewriter-like sound.
The keyboard additionally options USB passthrough for connecting peripherals and media controls, situated simply above the quantity pad. It packs 8MB of onboard storage for as much as three saved profiles, per-key RGB backlighting, and Corsair iCUE compatibility.
This isn’t the low profile model of the Ok70 MK.2 that we reviewed in December. As a substitute, it’s the usual desktop model and an iteration of the unique Ok70 that we reviewed in late 2014—with middling outcomes. Since then, nonetheless, Corsair actually turned the Ok70 round, remodeling a mechanical keyboard that suffered from RGB mild leakage and unintuitive software program into one of many higher choices obtainable. At $99, the fashionable incarnation is properly price your cash.
[Today’s deal: Corsair K70 RGB MK.2 with Cherry MX Brown switches for $100 at Amazon.]