If you own a gaming PC rig with the best components, then you should go for a gaming keyboard to make your gaming experience better. Well, don’t browse through the e-commerce sites to get a gaming keyboard as we are listing five of the best premium gaming keyboards to fulfill your gaming needs. Check them out and pick one for yourself:
1. Razer BlackWidow Chroma (Rs. 17,941)
If you talk about PC gaming, the first name that strikes my mind for premium PC gaming accessories is Razer. Razer is quite a popular gaming accessories manufacturer which manufactures gaming dedicated laptops with premium design and configuration. Mechanical keyboards were first introduced by Razer only, from then it got popular and today all hard-core gamers choose mechanical keyboard over membrane keyboards for their gaming needs.
If you look at the BlackWidow Chroma, it will seem like a simple keyboard with some extra keys on the left side but let me tell you; this is no simple keyboard. It beholds the power of Chroma technology which lets you customize the backlight of the keyboard to any color you want; you can make it reactive to keypress and do much more customization.
The keyboard comes with a pure black finish with the Razer three-headed snake logo on the footprint, which glows with the keys. You get five macro keys which can be customized. Function keys also work as media keys.
- Mechanical keys
- RGB backlit keyboard
- Gold plated contact points
- RGB LED backlight
- Mechanical keys
- Big Footprint
2. Corsair K95 RGB (Rs. 26,944)
Corsair K95 RGB keyboard is a fully customizable keyboard with multi-color, per-key backlighting for virtually unlimited customization. The Keyboard is pure black with rubberized detachable wrist rest. It comes with 18 customizable G-keys which could be hard to reach for a guy with short fingers (they should have made the six macro keys with switchable profile buttons).
The keys look rugged with the aircraft-grade black anodized brushed aluminum finish. Not only the 18 keys are customizable, you can customize the whole keyboard for different functions using the Corsair Utility Engine (CUE) software available over the internet.
- 18 G keys
- RGB backlight
- Big footprint
- Anti-ghosting up to 122 keys
- Assign macro to any key
- Hard to reach macro keys
- Hard to reach multimedia keys
3. Roccat ISKU FX (Rs. 11,214)
Roccat always makes premium and good looking gaming accessories. The ISKU FX keyboard is truly a gaming keyboard fulfilling almost every aspect of gaming needs. The keyboard comes with RGB backlighting which is customizable. The keyboard comes with five macro customizable keys on the left (M1 – M5), and you can shift to different profiles quickly using the three-profile shifter keys above the wrist rest.
The Roccat ISKU FX sports a dedicated recording key to record your gameplay with a single keypress. The keyboard also comes with separate media control keys to control media on the move (while gaming). The keyboard looks kind of cool if you have a gaming rig which glows to come color.
- RGB keyboard
- Roccat Talk (works better with Roccat accessories)
- Easy to reach Macro keys
- Big status LEDs
- Big wrist rest
4. Mad Catz S.T.R.I.K.E.7 (Rs. 35,655)
Mad Catz S.T.R.I.K.E.7 is a modular keyboard with a small touch screen display to customize the keyboard without using any software. Mad Catz STRIKE7 looks like the Decepticon from the Transformers movie. You can transform this modular keyboard to any profile which suits your gaming technique.
This gaming keyboard is a set of 7 parts which can be assembled so you can easily use the keyboard to get the best out of the gaming needs. The WASD and arrow keys are replaceable and provided with three sets of them; one with rubber tip, one with a notch and the stock one. The touch screen display had lots of functions like changing the backlight color, times, stopwatch, macros, quick launch games and more.
- First Modular Keyboard
- Touch Screen for settings
- Functions like stopwatch, macros, times, more
- Detachable parts
- Aluminum metal chasis
- Adjustable foot print
5. Alienware TactX Keyboard (Rs. 5,706)
All the gamers out there should be familiar with the word- Alienware. This name has changed the world of PC gaming and took it to a new level. Alienware TactX is a series of PC gaming accessories from Dell Alienware. The keyboard is black with 365 color backlighting keys; six macro keys are provided with three profile changing buttons on top left. A mute button is located at the top, and a Windows key lock button has given so you can lock the Windows keys to prevent games to minimize accidently by the press of the Windows key.
A mute button is located at the top, and a Windows key lock button has been given so you can lock the Windows keys to prevent games to minimize accidently. The keyboard had a separate media control buttons which are also customizable with the Alienware logo at the center.
- Alienware support
- Glowing Alienware logo
- Start key disable button
- 6 Macro keys
- Hard to reach media keys
If you want a budget gaming keyboard, then you should buy the Corsair K95 RGB keyboard which will fulfill all your gaming needs at a low price. If your gaming rig is cool and you want a matching keyboard which can add a level more to it then go for MAD CATZ S.T.R.I.K.E.7. And if you already are a proud owner of Alienware gaming laptops and want to buy a separate keyboard to match with the laptop then purchase the Alienware TactX Keyboard.