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.

Buying Guide: Best Mechanical Keyboard 2022

The advantages of a mechanical keyboard attract more and more people. Among other things, a mechanical keyboard is robust, durable and reliable. Mechanical keyboards are particularly popular for applications that require high performance and quality, such as gaming. To offer efficient guidance on finding the best keyboard for…

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,…

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…

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…

News

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

Buying Guide: Best Mechanical Keyboard 2022

The advantages of a mechanical keyboard attract more and more people. Among other things, a mechanical keyboard is robust, durable and reliable. Mechanical keyboards are particularly popular for applications that require high performance and quality, such as gaming. To offer efficient guidance on finding the best keyboard for…

N-Key Rollover explained and how to test it

When diving into mechanical keyboards, you will come across the terms key rollover and n-key rollover sooner or later. In this article, we will explain the meaning of those terms and tell you everything you need to know. Key Rollover: Definition The term key rollover denotes the number…

Size Matters: Small Gaming Keyboard

The keyboard is, besides the mouse, the most important tool of a gamer. A single input error can easily decide the outcome of a game. If you play for victory, you therefore should carefully choose your gaming keyboard. For quite some time, the trend was to cram as…

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 Huntsman Mini Analog

The Razer Huntsman Mini Analog is a 60% mechanical gaming keyboard. It was announced in 2022 and it is Razer’s first upgrade of the Huntsman Mini. Analog Optical Switches The most important update from its predecessor can be found right in the keyboard’s name – the Razer Huntsman…

Corsair K70 RGB Pro

In February 2022, Corsair extended its K70 gaming series with another model: the Corsair K70 RGB Pro. Gaming Keyboard with K70 Flair The new Corsair K70 RGB Pro introduces several small updates while still strongly implementing the look and feel from previous K70 keyboards. The gaming keyboard in…

Logitech G413 SE / TKL SE

The Logitech G413 SE is budget version of the Logitech G413. It is cheaper, but it also has less to offer. Very Basic Mechanical Gaming Keyboard For a gaming keyboard in 2022, the Logitech G413 SE is really unspectacular. The keyboard features white lighting and a few basic…

Razer Pro Type Ultra

The brand Razer is first and foremost known for its wide range of gaming products. In summer 2020, Razer introduced for the first time a peripheral suite (Wireless Razer Productity Suite) designated for use in office. In November 2021, the manufacturer revealed the second generation of its office…