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The abbreviation TKL stands for tenkeyless. It refers to a keyboard without a numpad, but with arrow keys still there. Strictly speaking, a TKL keyboard misses more than ten keys since the numpad usually also includes keys for the operators of the four basic arithmetical operations and an additional enter key. Some brands also use the wording “Tournament Edition” (TE) to refer to a tenkeyless model of a keyboard.

A tenkeyless keyboard has several advantages over a full-sized keyboard:

  • It requires less space on your desk.
  • It has less weight and is easier to transport.
  • It is cheaper (at least in most cases).

So if you don’t need a numpad, you really should think about a tenkeyless keyboard. The following posts present keyboards that are available in tenkeyless format.

Gaming-Tastauren EMP KATOWICE
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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…
Corsair K70 RGB TKL
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Corsair K70 RGB TKL

The Corsair K70 RGB TKL is a compact mechanical keyboard packed with many features. It is available since April 2021. Keyboard for Professional Gaming and More The keyboard was built from ground up for competitive players. In this context, the keyboard’s polling rate of 8,000 Hz is advertised,…
HyperX Alloy Origins
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HyperX Alloy Origins

The HyperX Alloy Origins is a mechanical gaming keyboard, introduced in October 2019. Keyboard for Gaming The Alloy Origins basically provides all the core features you would want from a gaming keyboard and passes on additional features like USB passthrough and dedicated media controls. As a result, the…
Roccat Vulcan TKL Pro
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Roccat Vulcan Pro / TKL Pro

The Roccat Vulcan Pro is another modification of the Vulcan 120 / 121 / 122. It was released in October 2020. Vulcan Pro: Well-established Design of Vulcan 121 with new Switches It is hard to spot a difference between the Vulcan 121 and the Vulcan Pro. Both keyboards…
Roccat Vulcan 122
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Roccat Vulcan 120 / 121 / 122

The Roccat Vulcan 120 / 121 / 122 is a mechanical gaming keyboard packed with many features. Difference between Roccat Vulcan 120, Vulcan 121 and Vulcan 122 Roccat‘s keyboard naming has caused quite some confusion, so let us start right off with an explanation of the different versions.…
Cooler Master SK650
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Cooler Master SK630 / SK650

In early 2019, Cooler Master introduced a new series of flat keyboards: The full-sized keyboard Cooler Master SK 650 and the tenkeyless keyboard (without numpad) Cooler Master SK630. Mechanical Keyboard with Cherry MX Low Profile Both keyboards feature Cherry MX Low Profile Red, these are flat switches with…
logitech g pro x
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Logitech G Pro X Keyboard

The Logitech G Pro X is a mechanical keyboard with hot-swappable switches. It was introduced in October 2019 and it is exclusively sold at the official Logitech G Store. Logitech G Pro vs G Pro X Keyboard The Logitech G Pro X is almost identical to the Logitech…
Das Keyboard 4C TKL
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Das Keyboard 4C TKL

Das Keyboard 4C is the compact model of its big brother Das Keyboard 4. It is a tenkeyless mechanical keyboard, meaning that it has no numpad. It was first introduced in January 2015 and it received a major update in 2020, bringing PBT keycaps, Cherry MX switches and an…
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Logitech G915 TKL – New Wireless Keyboard Unveiled

Last August Logitech introduced the G815 and the G915, two feature-packed mechanical gaming keyboards with low-profile switches. Both keyboards are very alike, the main difference is that the G815 is connected via USB cable whereas the G915 is connected wireless. Most recently Logitech announced a new variant for…