Corsair K68 RGB Mechanical Gaming Keyboard
The Corsair K68 RGB is extremely well designed and ultra durable mechanical keyboard. It’s robust hard-plastic frame is super sturdy and from the internal components, the keyboard has quite considerable weight. All in all, the keyboard is very solid and has excellent fit and finish. Corsair uses 100% gold-contact CHERRY MX key switches that were super sensitive and precise. The space bar is textured giving a very special look to it.
The Corsair K68 RGB model provides RGB backlighting per key, which means that each key can be technically configured to use a different colour. Most people will love this customization and some will be satisfied with the range of pre-installed effects.
Corsair K68 RGB, with a rating of IP32, is water and dust resistant. This does not mean you can submerge it or pour gallons of water on it, but it will prevent your keyboard from the accidental spills which can occur at your workspace. There is a great video if you check out the Corsair website where it seems like it’s raining on the keyboard and it’s still functioning.
You’ll find dedicated media buttons on the right, just above number pad which allows you to adjust your audio without interrupting your game. You’ve got a button for Stop, Previous, Play/Pause and Next. You’ll see the Mute button well above row of keys, and also the up/down volume buttons. What’s totally awesome with this is that you can access this feature easily. You will not have to reach for the volume control of the actual speaker. The mute button is right there and can be accessed easily.
Also there is a dedicated key for adjusting the keyboard’s brightness on the Corsair K68 RGB. You can use it to switch between three levels of brightness and an OFF state. And eventually, there is also a dedicated windows key lock mode that allows the Windows key to be locked. This feature is important for the gamers, so you don’t hit it unintentionally in the middle of a game.
You will have access to the entire RGB range of over 16 million colours to create stunning dynamic lighting effects and the game changing macros using the CUE software from Corsair You can pick from any hue combination that you want to match your style and give you an edge in the game. And if you don’t feel like playing around with it, you can select from the 11 different lighting patterns that include spiral rainbow, rainbow wave, visor and more. You can also pick the pace and direction of the movement using each preset. It’s really cool.
A removable palm rest made of plastic is also included by Corsair K68 RGB to add optimal support and comfort. On the keyboard, there are small feet on the rear which can be flipped up to raise the keyboard a little.