Mechanical Keyboard

Mechanical keyboards are getting more and more popular, for gaming as well as typing. With their rise in popularity, the amount of manufacturers and keyboard models has grown too. The market is more complex now and it’s not that easy anymore, to find the best mechanical keyboard for your needs. Mechanical-Keyboard.org was created to offer guidance in this matter. Here you will find a basic introduction to mechanical keyboards and their advantages, current news and an overview of the best mechanical keyboards. Additionally, there are various guides to answer frequently asked questions about mechanical keyboards.

Mechanical Keyboard vs Regular Keyboard

What is a mechanical keyboard? At first glance, a mechanical keyboard doesn’t look so different than a rubber dome or scissor switch keyboard. It’s probably a bit bigger and less flat, but apart from that, it looks pretty much the same. The big difference lies inside the keyboard. While regular keyboards use rubber domes inside of each key, mechanical keyboards use mechanical switches. Mechanical switches wear out way slower and have a much higher expected lifespan. More about the differences and advantages of mechanical keyboards vs regular keyboards can be found in our article about the advantages of mechanical keyboards.

Top Mechanical Keyboards

The mechanical keyboard toplist offers an overview of the top mechanical keyboards and their reviews. Mechanical-Keyboard.org collects reviews and opinions from experts and tech magazines. It uses a unique algorithm to aggregate and evaluate these reviews and calculate a single score. This score makes an easy comparison of different mechanical keyboards possible.

Guides / FAQ

Mechanical Keyboards have a lot of advantages over casual membrane keyboards. Their switches for instance have an expected lifespan of 30 to 100 million key strokes. That’s way more than any membrane keyboard can offer. Further facts worth knowing can be found in this guides section.

How to Clean a Mechanical Keyboard

Every keyboard, mechanical or not, should be cleaned on a regular basis. For one thing, obviously no one wants to work with a messy keyboard. For another thing, dust and grime can affect the functionality of your keyboard. A regular cleaning therefore supports a long lifespan of your…

Buying Guide: Best Mechanical Keyboard 2020

We are collecting all kinds of information about mechanical keyboards by various manufacturers. The goal with our website is to create an efficient guide for finding the best-fitting keyboard for you. Our keyboard ranking shows the best mechanical keyboards with respect to a unique rating computed from countless…

Advantages and Disadvantages of Mechanical Keyboards

The feel of a keyboard is strongly determined by its switch technology. Most of the keyboards use one of the following three concepts: Membrane / Rubber Dome If you don’t know which type of keyboard you have, you probably got a membrane keyboard. The keyboards you get for free when buying…

Switch Types

After finally deciding to go for a mechanical keyboard, another question usually comes up very soon: Which switch type do you want to use? The switches are probably one of the most important parts of the keyboard. Two keyboards from the same model, but with different switch types,…

News

The most recent news about mechanical keyboards: Announcements of new keyboard models, upcoming trends, new switch types and news from the manufacturers.

Black Friday Deals 2020

Once again it is time for the big Black Friday Week! The Black Friday refers to the Friday following Thanksgiving, this year it will be on November 27th. Many stores offer countless sales to lure in customers. But also in online-retail, Black Friday is nowadays well-established. Amazon celebrates…

Corsair presents K100 RGB with optical switches

The new Corsair K100 RGB is a hot candidate for the title of the best and fastest gaming keyboard. Packed with tons of features it leaves basically nothing to be desired. The keyboard presents several innovations like a higher polling rate, a multifunctional digital control wheel and new…

Wireless Razer Productivity Suite for the Office

The Californian corporation Razer is usually associated with colorful and flashing gaming products. Their latest introduction, the Razer Productivity Suite, does not fall into this category though. The suite composed of a wireless mouse, a wireless keyboard and a mousepad is designed with elegant white and gray colors…

Logitech G915 TKL – New Wireless Keyboard Unveiled

Last August Logitech introduced the G815 and the G915, two feature-packed mechanical gaming keyboards with low-profile switches. Both keyboards are very alike, the main difference is that the G815 is connected via USB cable whereas the G915 is connected wireless. Most recently Logitech announced a new variant for…

Mechanical Keyboard Reviews

The most recent entries in the keyboard list: Ranking based on mechanical keyboard reviews. Read the reviews and read more about the technical specifications, the used switch types and the available features and equipment.

Razer BlackWidow V3 / BlackWidow V3 Tenkeyless

BlackWidow V3 was introduced in fall 2020 and is a new generation of Razer‘s famous gaming keyboard line. Compared to its predecessor, many things have changed. Razer BlackWidow V3 – Comparing the different Versions It is fair to say, that Razer‘s naming scheme is easy to grasp: It…

Corsair K100 RGB

The Corsair K100 RGB was introduced on the first of October 2020 as their new flagship gaming keyboard. Its looks are somewhat similar to what we have seen from K95 keyboards, but there are quite some updates and new features that justify the keyboard‘s new name. The Fastest…

Razer BlackWidow V3 Pro

The Razer BlackWidow V3 Pro is a wireless, mechanical gaming keyboard. It was revealed at September 22, 2020, together with the wireless headset Blackshark V2 Pro and the wireless mouse Deathadder V2 Pro. Finally a Wireless BlackWidow The keyboard is the first wireless model from Razer’s popular BlackWidow…

Corsair K95 RGB Platinum XT

As you probably would have guessed, the Corsair K95 RGB Platinum XT is a reworking of the Corsair K95 RGB Platinum. It was revealed in the beginning of 2020 at the CES in Las Vegas. Upgrade of an already great Gaming Keyboard The Corsair K95 RGB Platinum received…