Corsair K68 RGB

Corsair K68 RGB

The Corsair K68 RGB is a dust and spill resistant mechanical keyboard, just like its predecessor K68 Red. The new model was introduced from Corsair in January 2018.

Corsair K68 RGB Features

The keyboard is very similar to the predecessor model K68 Red. It features Cherry MX Red switches, dedicated media controls and a detachable wrist rest. For gamers there is 100% anti-ghosting via n-key-rollover and a gaming mode to lock the windows key. The only real difference between the two keyboards is in regards of the background illumination: The K68 only features red backlighting, while the K68 RGB supports full RGB lighting. Individual per-key customization, multiple pre-installed lighting effects and macro programming are available via the Corsair Utility Engine (CUE).

Water resistant but not completely waterproof

Corsair advertises the K68 RGB as spill and dust resistant mechanical keyboard (just like the K68 Red), tested up to IP32 (referring to the International Protection Rating: http://www.dsmt.com/resources/ip-rating-chart/). This rating basically means, that the keyboard is protected against dripping water, but not necessary against spraying or splashing water. Therefore, the K68 RGB might be more robust than most other keyboards, but it is by no means waterproof.


Tech Specs for Corsair K68 RGB

Dimensions: 455 x 170 x 39 mm
Weight: 1410 g
Connection: USB
Illumination: Yes (RGB)
Key Rollover: NKRO
Numpad: Yes
Macro Keys: No macro keys
Media Keys: Dedicated media controls
USB Passthrough: No USB Passthrough
Switches: Cherry MX Red
Extras: with palm rest, fully programmable
Available since: Jan. 2018

Further Information on Amazon.com

Corsair K68 RGB Mechanical Gaming Keyboard, Backlit RGB LED, Dust and Spill Resistant - Linear & Quiet - Cherry MX Red
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Mechanical Keyboard Score

80

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Reviews


Kit Guru

February 17, 2018

8 out of 10 points

"The Corsair K68 is another great addition to the RGB lineup, backed up by dust/waterproof switches and excellent software."

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bit-tech

January 30, 2018

Recommended

"The K68 RGB is a very good keyboard in most regards."

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1 comment
  1. This keyboard is my love now because its so beautiful. you can control the beautiful RGB colour effects in it. BTW using it with a logitech G502 hero and i think so its such a wonderful combo to. BTW plz corsair make some good mouse in India. because there are no good mouse from corsair in India. so please corsair India make some good mouse and sell it in India. i was planning to buy corsair nightsword RGB but its too overpriced and also there is no point in buying nightsword RGB over G502 hero. BTW nice keyboard for the price as this one offers you cherry MX red switches and per key rgb control through its ICUE the legendary software of all time. Thank you if read my review about this keyboard.

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