Top Mechanical Keyboards (Ranking)

Here you find an overview of the top mechanical keyboards that are currently available and their performance in various tests and reviews. More information about each keyboard, its mechanical switches, features, illumination and layout can be found in the respective articles.

We calculated a mechanical keyboard score for each keyboard. This score is the result of our overall evaluation. It is based on ratings and critics from various magazines and websites and makes an easy comparison between different mechanical keyboards possible. A higher score stands for more positive reviews.

New Mechanical Keyboards 2020

The following mechanical keyboards are only available for a short time in 2020. There are not too many reviews available yet and therefore these keyboards are rated separately.


Corsair K100 RGB

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 ... (Read more)

Mechanical Keyboard Score: 89

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Razer BlackWidow V3 Pro

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 ... (Read more)

Mechanical Keyboard Score: 79

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Razer BlackWidow V3 / BlackWidow V3 Tenkeyless

Razer BlackWidow V3

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 ... (Read more)

Mechanical Keyboard Score: -

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Top Mechanical Keyboard Ranking

The following mechanical keyboards are available for quite some time now and there exist several reviews for most of them. A fair comparison and ranking is possible.


Corsair K70 RGB MK.2

Corsair K70 RGB MK2

The Corsair K70 RGB MK.2 is the successor of the K70 RGB and is available since June 2018. Mechanical Gaming Keyboard with many Extras The keyboard comes with quite a price tag, but also has a lot ... (Read more)

Mechanical Keyboard Score: 96

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Corsair K95 RGB Platinum XT

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 ... (Read more)

Mechanical Keyboard Score: 92

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Fnatic Streak

Fnatic Streak

The Fnatic Streak is a gaming keyboard introduced in spring 2018. Fnatic is one of the leading esports organizations and known for many successful players and teams in various games, for example in League of ... (Read more)

Mechanical Keyboard Score: 87

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Corsair K70 RGB MK.2 Low Profile

Corsair K70 RGB MK2 Low Profile

The Corsair K70 RGB MK.2 Low Profile is a mechanical gaming keyboard with Cherry MX Low Profile switches and was introduced in October 2018. It’s the first time Corsair uses these switches in a gaming ... (Read more)

Mechanical Keyboard Score: 87

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Logitech G Pro Keyboard

Logitech G Pro Keyboard

The Logitech G Pro is a compact mechanical keyboard designed to meet the needs of eSports athletes. Gaming Keyboard for High Mobility The Logitech G Pro is perfect for people who often have to transport their keyboard ... (Read more)

Mechanical Keyboard Score: 87

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SteelSeries Apex Pro

SteelSeries Apex Pro

The SteelSeries Apex Pro is a high-end mechanical gaming keyboard. It was introduced in May 2019 and is being sold in the US since June 11, 2019. Availability for Europe and Asia was announced with ... (Read more)

Mechanical Keyboard Score: 86

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Logitech G513

Logitech G513

The Logitech G513 is a mechanical gaming keyboard available since April 2018. It looks similar to the Logitech G413, but offers more features. Gaming Keyboard with Lightsync RGB Lighting The illumination of the Logitech G513 supports the ... (Read more)

Mechanical Keyboard Score: 86

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Corsair K63 Wireless

Corsair K63 Wireless

The Corsair K63 Wireless is a mechanical keyboard first presented at the CES (Consumer Electronics Show) in Las Vegas in January 2018. First Wireless Mechanical Keyboard by Corsair Only a few months after the launch of the ... (Read more)

Mechanical Keyboard Score: 86

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Das Keyboard Model S

DasKeyboard-Model-S

Das Keyboard Model S is a mechanical keyboard from Metadot Corporation. The company builds mechanical keyboards since 2006. The first version of Das Keyboard Model S was released in 2009. The keyboard won the hearts of ... (Read more)

Mechanical Keyboard Score: 86

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Razer Huntsman Elite

Razer Huntsman Elite

The Razer Huntsman Elite is a mechanical gaming keyboard which was introduced at the end of June 2018. As the name suggests, the keyboard is an upgraded version of the Razer Huntsman. Huntsman Elite: Two Opto-mechanical ... (Read more)

Mechanical Keyboard Score: 85

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Corsair Strafe RGB MK.2

Corsair Strafe RGB MK2

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 ... (Read more)

Mechanical Keyboard Score: 85

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Logitech G413

Logitech G413

The Logitech G413 is a mechanical gaming keyboard in the mid-range price segment. Minimalist Design, Rugged Material Similar to the Razer BlackWidow X and Corsair K95 RGB Platinum, the Logitech G413 is a keyboard without a protective ... (Read more)

Mechanical Keyboard Score: 84

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Logitech G915 / G915 TKL

Logitech G915

The Logitech G915 is a wireless mechanical gaming keyboard which is available since August 2019. Its design and main features are essentially identical to those of the Logitech G815, the two keyboards primarily differ in ... (Read more)

Mechanical Keyboard Score: 83

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Razer BlackWidow Elite

Razer BlackWidow Elite

The Razer BlackWidow Elite is a mechanical gaming keyboard that was introduced in fall 2018. Gaming Keyboard with RGB Illumination and On-The-Fly Macros The BlackWidow Elite is not the cheapest of all keyboards, but it is therefore ... (Read more)

Mechanical Keyboard Score: 82

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Corsair K68

Corsair K68

The Corsair K68 is a dust and spill resistant mechanical keyboard. It was introduced in June 2017 and is available in North America, China and South Korea. Cheap mechanical gaming keyboard The K68 fills the spot of ... (Read more)

Mechanical Keyboard Score: 82

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SteelSeries Apex M500

SteelSeries Apex M500

The Apex M500 is a mechanical keyboard from SteelSeries. It offers more features than the SteelSeries 6Gv2 but less than the flagship model Apex M800. Robust Mechanical Gaming Keyboard One of the main selling points of the ... (Read more)

Mechanical Keyboard Score: 82

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CM Storm Quick Fire XTi

CM Storm Quick Fire XTi

The CM Storm Quick Fire XTi is the first mechanical gaming keyboard from Cooler Master that comes with multi-color backlighting. It's not a full RGB lighting, but it has tons of customizing options and its own advantages. Gaming Keyboard with Extras The ... (Read more)

Mechanical Keyboard Score: 82

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Das Keyboard 4

Das Keyboard 4

Das Keyboard 4 is the successor of the popular Das Keyboard Model S from Metadot Corporation. The company remains true to its product line's philosophy and passes on fancy features like backlight illumination or a lot of ... (Read more)

Mechanical Keyboard Score: 82

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Cooler Master MasterKeys MK750

Cooler Master MasterKeys MK750

The CM MasterKeys MK750 is a mechanical keyboard with RGB illumination. The manufacturer Cooler Master first introduced it at the Computex 2017. Gaming Keyboard with Ample Features The Cooler Master MasterKeys MK750 boasts a long list of ... (Read more)

Mechanical Keyboard Score: 81

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SteelSeries Apex M800

SteelSeries Apex M800

The Apex M800 is the high end model from the manufacturer SteelSeries. The mechanical keyboard uses QS1 Switches, these are specifically for the Apex M800 created switches. Similar to the Romer-G Switches in the Logitech ... (Read more)

Mechanical Keyboard Score: 81

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SteelSeries Apex 7

SteelSeries Apex 7

The SteelSeries Apex 7 is a mechanical gaming keyboard that looks like the SteelSeries Apex Pro but features different switches. The keyboard is available since June 2019. Mechanical Gaming Keyboard with lots of Extras The Apex 7 ... (Read more)

Mechanical Keyboard Score: 80

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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 ... (Read more)

Mechanical Keyboard Score: 80

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Logitech G610 Orion Red / Brown

Logitech G610 Orion Brown Red

The Logitech G610 Orion Red and the Logitech G610 Orion Brown are two mechanical keyboards from Logitech that feature Cherry MX Switches. The previous two mechanical keyboard models from Logitech (G910 Orion Spark and G810 Orion Spectrum) featured Romer-G ... (Read more)

Mechanical Keyboard Score: 80

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Razer BlackWidow Chroma V2

Razer BlackWidow Chroma with Wrist Rest Front

The Razer BlackWidow Chroma V2 is the successor of the BlackWidow Chroma (provided that you consider the BlackWidow Chroma X only as a variation of the original). It is available since January 2017 and can be considered as a high-end ... (Read more)

Mechanical Keyboard Score: 79

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Razer BlackWidow Ultimate 2016

Razer BlackWidow Ultimate 2016

The Razer BlackWidow is one of the worlds most famous mechanical gaming keyboard series. Its first model was produced in 2010, a time when mechanical keyboards were more of a niche product. The Razer BlackWidow Ultimate ... (Read more)

Mechanical Keyboard Score: 79

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Logitech G810 Orion Spectrum

Logitech G810 Orion Spectrum

The Logitech G810 Orion Spectrum is a mechanical keyboard that targets gamers and is focused on delivering performance. Logitech Vice President Ujesh Desai said, they met with dozens of gamers and asked them, what they ... (Read more)

Mechanical Keyboard Score: 79

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Cherry G80-3000

Cherry G80-3000

The Cherry G80-3000 is one of the most successful mechanical keyboards from Cherry. The first version was released in the end of the 1980s. Since then, the keyboard was reworked several times, but in the ... (Read more)

Mechanical Keyboard Score: 79

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Cherry MX-Board 3.0

Cherry MX Board 3-0

The MX-Board 3.0 is a cheap mechanical keyboard from the German manufacturer Cherry. The keyboard doesn't necessarily have a particular target group. Depending on the chosen switch type, it might be an interesting keyboard for gamers as ... (Read more)

Mechanical Keyboard Score: 79

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Logitech G910 Orion Spark / Spectrum

Logitech G910 Orion Spark

Logitech is one of the most famous and most popular manufacturer of gaming keyboards and gaming mice, but so far there are only two mechanical keyboards available. The Logitech G910 Orion Spark is the current ... (Read more)

Mechanical Keyboard Score: 79

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Mad Catz S.T.R.I.K.E. TE (Tournament Edition)

The Mad Catz S.T.R.I.K.E. Series is well known among most gamers. Their keyboards usually offer a lot of utility and performance, but also have quite a high price. The Mad Catz Strike TE (Tournament Edition) ... (Read more)

Mechanical Keyboard Score: 78

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Cherry MX Board 6.0

Cherry MX Board 6.0

The previous MX Board from Cherry was labeled with the number 3.0. Now Cherry decided to skip two numbers and call the new keyboard Cherry MX Board 6.0. Compared to the Cherry MX Board 3.0, ... (Read more)

Mechanical Keyboard Score: 77

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Razer Huntsman / Huntsman TE / Huntsman Mini

Razer Huntsman

The Razer Huntsman is a gaming keyboard introduced at the end of June 2018. The term also refers to the manufacturer’s keyboard series that is characterized by the use of optical switches. Huntsman – Optical Mechanical ... (Read more)

Mechanical Keyboard Score: 76

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Razer BlackWidow X Chroma

Razer Blackwidow X Chroma

The Razer BlackWidow X Chroma got introduced in March 2016 and is a basic minimalist version of the Razer BlackWidow Chroma. Razer BlackWidow X Chroma Features As its predecessor, the Razer BlackWidow X Chroma is a mechanical gaming ... (Read more)

Mechanical Keyboard Score: 76

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Logitech G710 Plus

logitech-g710-plus

Logitech is certainly one of the most famous and popular manufacturer of input devices. It is well known for its popular gaming keyboards and gaming mice. Although Logitech has a very broad selection of different ... (Read more)

Mechanical Keyboard Score: 76

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SteelSeries Apex M750

SteelSeries Apex M750

With the Apex M750, SteelSeries presented its new flagship product in August 2017. Hence, the keyboard follows in the footsteps of the Apex M800. Gaming Keyboard with New QX2 Switches The SteelSeries Apex M750 is a relatively ... (Read more)

Mechanical Keyboard Score: 75

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SteelSeries 6Gv2

SteelSeries 6Gv2

The 6Gv2 is the lower priced mechanical gaming keyboard from SteelSeries. Compared to other gaming keyboards, the SteelSeries 6Gv2 doesn't come with a lot of spectacular features. It focuses on the most important aspects and ... (Read more)

Mechanical Keyboard Score: 75

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Logitech G613 - Wireless Gaming Keyboard

Logitech G613 - A Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

Many customers were surprised when Logitech presented the G613 in late August 2017: the product is a wireless mechanical gaming keyboard. An unusual choice, because, until then, almost all other renowned manufacturers have been exclusively ... (Read more)

Mechanical Keyboard Score: 74

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Cooler Master MasterKeys Pro

Cooler Master MasterKeys Pro

MasterKeys Pro L and MasterKeys Pro S are the first two RGB backlit mechanical keyboards from Cooler Master. At first glance, the keyboards looks similar to the most recent keyboard model from Cooler Master, the Quick Fire ... (Read more)

Mechanical Keyboard Score: 72

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Logitech G815

Logitech G815

The Logitech G815 is a mechanical gaming keyboard introduced in August 2019. Together with the wireless Logitech G915, the keyboard makes the debut of Logitech’s low-profile GL switches. Low-profile Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Three different kinds of switches ... (Read more)

Mechanical Keyboard Score: -

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Razer BlackWidow Lite

Razer BlackWidow Lite

The Razer BlackWidow Lite is a mechanical keyboard for work and gaming. The keyboard is available since November 2018. A BlackWidow for Office and Travel Many manufacturers of mechanical keyboards focus strongly on gaming keyboards. It is ... (Read more)

Mechanical Keyboard Score: -

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Cooler Master CK550

Cooler Master CK550

The Cooler Master CK550 is a cheap RGB mechanical keyboard and is available since mid of 2018. Inexpensive Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Finding a mechanical keyboard for less than 100 Dollars is not a problem but usually comes ... (Read more)

Mechanical Keyboard Score: -

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Corsair K63

Corsair K63

The K63 is a compact mechanical gaming keyboard presented by Corsair in March 2017. Affordable Cherry MX Gaming Keyboard Its tenkeyless design makes the Corsair K63 smaller and lighter than a full-format keyboard, with dimensions as compact ... (Read more)

Mechanical Keyboard Score: -

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Razer BlackWidow X Ultimate

Razer BlackWidow X Ultimate

The BlackWidow X is a new keyboard series, introduced by Razer as a budget friendly option in March 2016. The Razer BlackWidow X Ultimate is the minimalist version of the BlackWidow Ultimate. And while there ... (Read more)

Mechanical Keyboard Score: -

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Das Keyboard Prime 13

Das Keyboard Prime 13

Das Keyboard Prime 13 is a minimalist mechanical keyboard from Metadot. Minimalist Mechanical Keyboard The keyboard doesn't offer any fancy features, it just tries to deliver a good typing experience by focusing on high quality materials and simple ... (Read more)

Mechanical Keyboard Score: -

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Cherry MX Board 1.0

Cherry MX Board 1.0

The Cherry MX Board 1.0 was released in Germany in November 2018. The naming might cause some confusion, as the Cherry MX Board 1.0 follows the MX Board 3.0 and MX Board 6.0. At release ... (Read more)

Mechanical Keyboard Score: -

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Logitech K840

Logitech K840

The Logitech K840 is the manufacturer’s first mechanical keyboard specifically designed for working rather than gaming. Presented in May 2017, is currently only available in North America and Asia. Mechanical Keybord for the Workspace The ludic look ... (Read more)

Mechanical Keyboard Score: -

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