Corsair Strafe RGB MK2

Corsair Strafe RGB MK.2

The Corsair Strafe RGB MK.2 is the successor of the Corsair Gaming Strafe RGB. The keyboard is available since June 2018.

Silent Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

The keyboard looks very similar to the Corsair K70 RGB MK.2. This similarity has a reason, both keyboards come with the same functionality. They both feature RGB illumination, N-Key rollover, dedicated media keys, a volume scroller, macro support and an USB passthrough. Also, both keyboards come with a detachable wrist rest and extra textured keycaps for shooters and MOBA games.

The specialty of the Corsair Strafe RGB MK.2 is that it is considered to be a silent mechanical gaming keyboard. The construction is therefore out of plastic and not aluminum like the K70 RGB MK.2. Furthermore, the keyboard is only available with Cherry MX Red and Cherry MX Red Silent switches.

Tech Specs for Corsair Strafe RGB MK.2

Dimensions: 447 x 168 x 40 mm
Weight: 1460 g
Connection: USB
Illumination: Yes (RGB)
Cable Length: 180 cm
Key Rollover: NKRO
Numpad: Yes
Macro Keys: No macro keys
Media Keys: Dedicated media controls
USB Passthrough: Yes
Switches: Cherry MX Red, Cherry MX Silent Red
Keycaps: Laser etched ABS keycaps
Extras: With palm rest, fully programmable, extra keycaps, keycap puller
Available since: Jun. 2018

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CORSAIR STRAFE RGB MK.2 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard - USB Passthrough - Linear and Quiet - Cherry MX Red Switch - RGB LED Backlit-17.6 x 6.61 x 1.57 inches
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Mechanical Keyboard Score


The mechanical keyboard score is our overall score for a keyboard. The score is based on the available ratings and critics and makes an easy comparison between different mechanical keyboards possible. It is also used for our mechanical keyboard ranking.



November 16, 2018

3.5 out of 5 stars

"The Corsair Strafe RGB MK. 2 has the features you’d expect from a mechanical gaming keyboard, but a lack of refinement in the design leaves it lagging behind the competition."

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August 2, 2018

Ultimate Award

"Compared to the previous STRAFE RGB, Corsair really have pulled out all the stops to improve the ‘board, stopping at nothing to create an excellent offering."

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June 27, 2018

8.8 out of 10 points

"The Corsair Strafe RGB MK.2 has evolved from a mild mid-tier offering to a highly effective gaming weapon."

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Kit Guru

June 22, 2018

8 out of 10 points

"The Corsair Strafe MK.2 is a good choice for gamers who want a keyboard with Cherry MX Silent switches. However, we feel the improvements made aren’t dramatic enough for existing Strafe owners to run out and buy the MK.2. "

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Tom's Guide

June 12, 2018

4.5 out of 5 stars

"The Corsair Strafe RGB Mk.2 provides an aesthetically ambitious blend of performance, usability and quality components."

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July 20, 2018

90 out of 100 points

"Mit der Strafe RGB MK.2 hat Corsair eine vergleichsweise leise mechanische Gaming-Tastatur im Programm. Das Gesamtpaket rundet der Hersteller mit guter Verarbeitung, hoher Präzision und sinnvollen Extras ab. Lediglich der hohe Preis, die nur gute Helligkeit und der fehlende Klinkenanschluss fallen negativ auf."

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