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Mechanical Keyboards for Gaming

Mechanical versus Membrane

The header should be this section should be retitled “cheaper versus expensive” but there will be more on that later. Overall, if you’re browsing for a cheaper keyboard, it’s probably going to be a membrane. Membrane keyboards work via an electric current that is run through a plastic membrane; mechanical switches work because if mechanical switches beneath each key. While mechanical has a range of benefits over membrane, its biggest fault is in the price-tag itself.

If you’re serious about gaming then a mechanical keyboard is definitely your answer. Most only require half a press of the key to register a keystroke. As I mentioned in a previous paragraph, and unless your budget isn’t too restrained, a mechanical keyboard will be the cherry on your technological cake and will work wonders for your gaming productivity. Do yourself a favour and research now, not all two brands are the same and there are many choices as to what will suit you!

Virtual keyboards may also pop up on your radar. Although they look sleek and futuristic, the current technology has its limitations. The optics that they use to configure your keystrokes just aren’t developed enough as technology for the demand that gaming requires. They have their faults and can be fairly inaccurate but if you are looking for a cool, developing technology, then keep your eyes peeled for the avenues virtual keyboards may take.

Read more about Gaming Keyboards on our blog post

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Corsair Mechanical Gaming Keyboard K70 LUX Red LED  Back-Lit Cherry MX Blue
3 in stock More information about stock Next Day Delivery only £5.99*

Stock Code: CSR-K7LUXB
Manf Code: CH-9101021-UK

£119.99 inc vat

£99.99 ex vat

 

Cooler Master MasterKeys Pro L – GeForce® GTX Edition Gaming Keyboard
2 in stock More information about stock Next Day Delivery only £5.99*

Stock Code: CM-NVCR1
Manf Code: SGK-4070-NVCR1-UK

£89.99

£81.60 inc vat

£68.00 ex vat

You save £8.39

TT Premium X1 RGB Cherry MX Blue Keyboard
2 in stock More information about stock Next Day Delivery only £5.99*

Stock Code: TT-X1RGBB
Manf Code: KB-TPX-BLBRUK-01

£129.90

£114.49 inc vat

£95.41 ex vat

You save £15.41

TT PREMIUM X1 RGB Silver Switch Keyboard
2 in stock More information about stock Next Day Delivery only £5.99*

Stock Code: TT-X1RGBS
Manf Code: KB-TPX-SSBRUK-01

£129.91

£119.99 inc vat

£99.99 ex vat

You save £9.92

VPRO V500S Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Black UK Layout
92 mechanical keys, Gaming-mode/standard-mode switch, 2 mm key travel distance
2 in stock More information about stock Next Day Delivery only £5.99*

Stock Code: VPR-V500S
Manf Code: 17477

£59.99 inc vat

£49.99 ex vat

 

VPRO V720S Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Black UK Layout
128 mechanical keys (12 hotkeys) V-Power 3 Gaming Chip (32Bit-ARM Core) 2 mm key travel distance
2 in stock More information about stock Next Day Delivery only £5.99*

Stock Code: VPR-V720S
Manf Code: 17443

£99.98 inc vat

£83.32 ex vat

 

VPRO V500 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Black UK Layout
92 mechanical keys, Gaming-mode/standard-mode switch, 50g operating force
1 in stock More information about stock Next Day Delivery only £5.99*

Stock Code: VPR-V500
Manf Code: 15058

£49.99 inc vat

£41.66 ex vat

 

Thermaltake Poseidon ZX (Brown SWITCH, BLUE LIGHT)
Tenkeyless form factor, Fully back-lit
1 in stock More information about stock Next Day Delivery only £5.99*

Stock Code: TT-POSZX
Manf Code: KB-PZX-KBBLUK-01

£64.99 inc vat

£54.16 ex vat

 

CHERRY MX-Board 3.0 Mechanical Keyboard  Black
Brown Switch, USB 2.0 Interface - 105 Key - English (UK) - Compatible with Windows - QWERTY Keys Layout
1 in stock More information about stock Next Day Delivery only £5.99*

Stock Code: CHE-100040
Manf Code: G80-3850LXDGB-2

£67.46 inc vat

£56.22 ex vat

 

Cooler Master CK550 Mechanical Keyboard - Cable Connectivity - Gunmetal Black
1 in stock More information about stock Next Day Delivery only £5.99*

Stock Code: CM-100009
Manf Code: CK-550-GKGL1-UK

£74.99 inc vat

£62.49 ex vat

 

Ducky Channel Shine 6, Mechanical Keyboard Brown Cherry MX Switch, RGB Lighting, UK Layout
1 in stock More information about stock Next Day Delivery only £5.99*

Stock Code: DUC-KB5306
Manf Code: DKSH1608ST-BUKALAAT1

£159.98 inc vat

£133.32 ex vat

 

Ducky Channel Shine 6, Mechanical Keyboard Blue Cherry MX Switch, RGB Lighting, UK Layout
Ordered Upon Request More information about stock Next Day Delivery only £5.99*

Stock Code: DUC-KB5307
Manf Code: DKSH1608ST-CUKPDAAT1

£159.98 inc vat

£133.32 ex vat

 

Ducky Channel Shine 6, Mechanical Keyboard Red Cherry MX Switch, RGB Lighting, UK Layout
Ordered Upon Request More information about stock Next Day Delivery only £5.99*

Stock Code: DUC-KB5308
Manf Code: DKSH1608ST-RUKPDAAT1

£159.98 inc vat

£133.32 ex vat

 

Ducky Channel One TKL, Mechanical Keyboard Brown Cherry MX Switch, RGB Lighting, UK Layout
Ordered Upon Request More information about stock Next Day Delivery only £5.99*

Stock Code: DUC-KB5310
Manf Code: DKON1687ST-BUKPDAAT1

£139.99 inc vat

£116.66 ex vat

 

Ducky Channel One TKL, Mechanical Keyboard Blue Cherry MX Switch, RGB Lighting, UK Layout
Ordered Upon Request More information about stock Next Day Delivery only £5.99*

Stock Code: DUC-KB5311
Manf Code: DKON1687ST-CUKPDAAT1

£139.99 inc vat

£116.66 ex vat

 

Ducky Channel One TKL, Mechanical Keyboard Red Cherry MX Switch, RGB Lighting, UK Layout
Ordered Upon Request More information about stock Next Day Delivery only £5.99*

Stock Code: DUC-KB5312
Manf Code: DKON1687ST-RUKPDAAT1

£139.99 inc vat

£116.66 ex vat

 

Kingston HyperX Alloy FPS Pro Mechanical Keyboard
USB Interface - English (US) - Compatible with Windows - QWERTY Keys Layout
Dispatches within 1 - 3 Days More information about stock Next Day Delivery only £5.99*

Stock Code: KIN-100397
Manf Code: HX-KB4RD1-US/R2

£75.86 inc vat

£63.22 ex vat

 

Kingston HyperX Alloy FPS Mechanical Gaming Keyboard  (Blue switches)
Solid-steel frame, Convenient USB charge port, Game mode with 100 per cent anti-ghosting and full N-key rollover
Dispatches within 1 - 3 Days More information about stock Next Day Delivery only £5.99*

Stock Code: KIN-KB1BL1
Manf Code: HX-KB1BL1-UK/A2

£79.38 inc vat

£66.15 ex vat

 

MSI GK-701 RGB Mechanical Gaming Keyboard with Cherry MX SILVER Keys
RGB Backlighting with 20 plus animated effects, UK Layout.
Ordered Upon Request More information about stock Next Day Delivery only £5.99*

Stock Code: MSI-701RGB
Manf Code: S11-04UK213-CL4

£83.99 inc vat

£69.99 ex vat

 

Razer Blackwidow Chroma V2 Keyboard
Fully programmable keys with on-the-fly macro recording, Audio-out/mic-in jacks, USB pass-through
Dispatches within 1 - 3 Days More information about stock Next Day Delivery only £5.99*

Stock Code: RAZ-CHV2BW
Manf Code: RZ03-02032600-R3W1

£169.99 inc vat

£141.66 ex vat

 

Razer Huntsman Gaming Keyboard
New Razer Opto-Mechanical Switch™ – Light and Clicky, Hybrid on-board memory and cloud storage
Dispatches within 1 - 3 Days More information about stock Next Day Delivery only £5.99*

Stock Code: RAZ-HUNTSM
Manf Code: RZ03-02520300-R3W1

£149.99 inc vat

£124.99 ex vat

 

Suora FX, RGB Illuminated Frameless Mechanical Gaming Keyboard, UK Layout
6 Macro Keys, Programmable Zone above Arrow Keys, Game Mode Button, Quick Launches Custom Gaming Profile
Ordered Upon Request More information about stock Next Day Delivery only £5.99*

Stock Code: ROC-SUORAX
Manf Code: ROC-12-252

£119.99 inc vat

£99.99 ex vat

 

SteelSeries Apex M750 Mechanical Keyboard - Black
USB Interface - 104 Key - English - Compatible with Desktop Computer, Server (Windows, PC, Mac OS) - QWERTY Keys Layout
Dispatches within 1 - 3 Days More information about stock Next Day Delivery only £5.99*

Stock Code: STE-100001
Manf Code: 64678

£152.32 inc vat

£126.93 ex vat

 

Cooler Master Masterkeys Pro S SGK-6030-KKCM1 Mechanical Keyboard  - Black
USB 2.0 Interface - English (UK) - Compatible with Server (PC)
Ordered Upon Request More information about stock Next Day Delivery only £5.99*

Stock Code: CM-100010
Manf Code: SGK-6030-KKCM1-UK

£114.14 inc vat

£95.12 ex vat

 

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