Roccat Pyro Keyboard

Roccat Pyro

The Roccat Pyro is a mechanical keyboard introduced in May 2020, together with the membrane keyboard Roccat Magma.

Mechanical Keyboard for under $100

Roccat claims that the “Pyro is one of the most feature-packed mechanical gaming keyboards for under $100”. Is it true? It comes with a robust brushed aluminum top plate, it features a convenient volume wheel and it supports RGB lighting via Roccat’s AIMO system. Moreover, it is packed with a detachable wrist rest. Overall, that’s not a bad deal for a mechanical keyboard for under $100.

The keyboard features linear (red) switches from TTC, which are often found in budget keyboards. The Pyro is promoted with “advanced anti-ghosting technology”. Roccat doesn’t really specify, what it means in detail. But since the company has lots of long-term experience with gaming keyboards, it should be safe to assume, that ghosting won’t be an issue with the Pyro.

Tech Specs for Roccat Pyro

Dimensions: 447 x 152 x 36 mm
Weight: 1100 g
Connection: USB
Illumination: Yes (RGB)
Cable Length: 180 cm
Key Rollover: unknown
Numpad: Yes
Macro Keys: No macro keys
Media Keys: Dedicated media controls
USB Passthrough: No USB Passthrough
Switches: TTC Red
Keycaps: Laser etched ABS keycaps
Extras: With palm rest
Available since: May. 2021

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ROCCAT Pyro Mechanical PC Gaming Keyboard, RGB Lighting, AIMO Illumination, Wired Computer Keyboard, Detachable Wrist/Palm Rest, Linear Feel Red Switches, Brushed Aluminum Top Plate, Black
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Tom's Hardware

July 12, 2021

3 out of 5 stars

"The Roccat Pyro delivers a solid gaming experience and looks cool on the desk, but rattly stabilizers, poor keycaps, outdated software and minimal macro support leave much to be desired."

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Trusted Reviews

June 17, 2021

4.5 out of 5 stars

"The Roccat Pyro represents incredible value for money. Thanks to its decent linear switches, sturdy build, and sharp lighting, this is one of the best gaming keyboards I’ve tested in a while. However, for the more seasoned gamers willing to spend more, the higher-end products from Razer and Steelseries may just suit a smidgen better."

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June 4, 2021

4.5 out of 5 stars

"The Roccat Pyro RGB gaming keyboard impresses immediately with its sleek metal finish and ultra-responsive keys. The customizable RGB is handled perfectly, contrasting nicely against the all-black design of the keyboard. All this, plus extra features like a volume slider and togglable Game Mode make for a fantastic RGB keyboard all around with just a couple of minor drawbacks."

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