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Corsair teases its Cherry MX RGB keyboards

Posted on Monday, June 02 2014 @ 14:56:32 CEST by


Corsair reveals its upcoming K95 and K70 gaming boards. These are based on the new Cherry MX RGB switches and will ship in late August. Additionally, the company also reveals the M65 RGB gaming mouse.
Last January, Corsair captured the excitement of the gaming world with the MX RGB Project - a prototype keyboard demonstrating the brilliance of Cherry MX RGB mechanical key switches with customizable per-key 16.8 million color animated backlighting. After months of anticipation, the K95 RGB and K70 RGB mechanical gaming keyboards, plus a M65 RGB gaming mouse, are making their debut. The new keyboards are the first and only keyboards featuring the high-precision German-made Cherry MX RGB key switches.

The K70 RGB and K95 RGB exhibit all of Corsair's hallmark features: sleek design, ultra-accurate components, and sturdy metal construction combining for minimalist looks, pinpoint accuracy, and long-lasting performance. Powerful editing software enables creation of unlimited lighting effects and macros, from solid colors that can highlight key groupings, to gradients and ripple patterns that can provide a visual cue that a macro or in-game timer has completed. In addition, program effects such as background, foreground, action, and type lighting to run concurrently with up to ten levels of brightness. These customization options let a gamer match PC system lighting, find gaming keys faster, and provide critical visual feedback for executing in-game objectives.

K95 RGB Gaming Keyboard
Corsair brings 16.8 million color lighting to the new K95 RGB keyboard, the first of its kind on the market. Equipped with Cherry MX RGB red mechanical keyswitches, the K95 RGB is extremely precise, giving gamers the competitive edge with hair-trigger precision. The K95 RGB, housed in a sleek brushed black anodized aluminum chassis, can be programmed with up to 108 macros, presets or key combinations on its 18 dedicated G-Keys. The K95 RGB also features dedicated media keys as well as a 100% anti-ghosted matrix, full key rollover and a 1000 Hz reporting rate for fast, accurate input for gaming.

  • 100% Cherry MX RGB mechanical key switches for ultimate performance
  • Multicolor per-key backlighting for virtually unlimited game customization
  • Display controller driven fast and fluid 16.8M multicolor animation
  • Aircraft-grade black anodized brushed aluminum for superior rigidity
  • Entire keyboard is programmable to assign a macro to any key
  • 100% anti-ghosting with full key rollover on USB
  • Onboard memory stores performance and lighting settings
  • 2 year warranty
  • Available late August
  • $189.99 MSRP

    K70 RGB Gaming Keyboard
    The new K70 RGB keyboard incorporates the same 16.8 million color backlit Cherry MX RGB red keyswitches found in the K95 RGB, but with a more traditional layout that omits the bank of macro-keys. Sharing the K70's core design and build quality that won acclaim from gamers around the world, the K70 RGB takes keyboard lighting to the next level with the same custom lighting and control as the K95. Dedicated media keys as well as a 100% anti-ghosted matrix, full key rollover and a 1000 Hz reporting rate all combine for fast, accurate input for gaming.

  • 100% Cherry MX RGB red, blue, and brown mechanical key switches for ultimate performance
  • Multicolor per-key backlighting for virtually unlimited game customization
  • Display controller driven fast and fluid 16.8M multicolor animation
  • Aircraft-grade black anodized brushed aluminum for superior rigidity
  • Entire keyboard is programmable to assign a macro to any key
  • 100% anti-ghosting with full key rollover on USB
  • Onboard memory stores performance and lighting settings
  • 2 year warranty
  • Available late July with Cherry MX RGB red switches (blue and brown switches available late August)
  • $169.99 MSRP

    M65 RGB Gaming Mouse
    The M65 RGB gaming mouse - available in black or white - is the perfect companion for a RGB keyboard. This high-end gaming mouse goes beyond the norm with built-in three zone 16.8 million color backlighting. Housed in a light weight, durable aluminum unibody shell, the accurate custom-tuned 8,200 DPI gaming-grade laser sensor is helps gamers make all the right moves. The M65 RGB's center of gravity with an adjustable weight system, and adjust DPI sensitivity on-the-fly with a dedicated sniper button which helps make sure those pivotal, game-winning long shots stay on target.

  • Based on the award-winning M65, now with three-zone 16.8M color backlighting
  • Three-zone backlighting with up to 16.8M colors for virtually infinite customization
  • Color DPI indicator lets you instantly confirm mouse speed
  • Custom-tuned 8,200 DPI gaming-grade laser sensor for pixel-precise tracking
  • Aircraft-grade aluminum structure for light weight and durability
  • Adjustable weight system helps set the center of gravity to match play style
  • Eight strategically placed buttons, including a programmable sniper button for fast DPI changes
  • On-the-fly DPI switching to instantly match mouse speed to gameplay demands
  • Improved sniper button positioning for better efficiency
  • 2 year warranty
  • Available late August
  • $69.99 MSRP
  • Corsair K70 and K95


     



     

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