Top 10 PC Gamer Keyboards 2020

by Michael Madsen

Top 10 PC Gamer Keyboards 2020

Top 10 gaming keyboards 2020

Are you a fan of PC games and want to improve the quality of gaming and have an advantage over other players? The best gaming keyboards 2020 will deliver the power of winning at your fingertips. These keyboards will also upgrade that gaming PC you had thought of disposing of. Even if you were to lose a game, you better lose fairly by replacing your standard keyboard this year.

Unlike other peripheral that you replace for the sake of it, keyboards are the driving force behind the operation on any PC, and every win depends on those controls. Therefore, we searched the market and identified several gaming keyboards that have unique and ergonomic features for improved performance. Among these, we have identified the best and stunning models from different brands and worth your investments.

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High-End Corsair K70 w/ RGB Backlighting

1. CORSAIR Gaming K70 Keyboard with RGB Back Lighting

The CORSAIR Gaming K70 mechanical gaming keyboard is an upgrade of the famous K70. It features keys with multiple color backlighting that shoots below each of the keys to make each of them stand out clearly. You can change the backlight color of every key. This allows precision and accurate control during play. This mechanical keyboard comes with black anodized brushed aluminum to give it an elegant aircraft finishing. The material is lightweight and highly rugged to overcome overuse.

This keyboard will provide you with a unique gaming experience with every keystroke translating into an accurate play even when you press multiple keys simultaneously. Expect no delay or signal loss when playing a fast game with CORSAIR Gaming K70. For extended gaming, this design comes with a detachable and soft wrist rest to prevent soars and fatigued that can be removed when need to change position. It also features the advanced Corsair Utility Engine that allows you to assign macros to any of the keys to customize a game to your best. Besides playing games, it also allows you to play your favorite music.

Pros

It comes with multiple key backlighting for accurate strokes
It is lightweight for gaming over long hours
The finishing is elegant and highly durable
It features CUE for assigning macros to any keys
It comes with a soft padded wrist rest to prevent aches and soars

Cons

May not easy to operate for beginners

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Mid-Range Corsair K55 RGB w/ Dynamic Backlighting

2. Corsair K55 RGB Gaming Keyboard

The Corsair K55 RGB Gaming Keyboard features three vivid and dynamic RGB backlighting zones with different lighting modes. This dynamic RGB keyboard also allows you to choose between static multicolor backlighting and immersive lighting effects. The macro keys are programmable and strategically located vertically on the left side for easy access and control. Additionally, it has dedicated multimedia control keys for controlling your background music. It comprises of volume adjustment, pause, play, and mute while gaming without interruptions.

The keys of this mechanical keyboard are very soft to touch and produce minimum noise even when stroking fast. The response is also seamless, satisfying and does not compromise your gaming performance. You can perform simultaneous keystrokes and receive your desired response immediately. This design features collapsible feet at the bottom of the keyboard to adjust the positioning of your hands. The windows keys also come with a lock mode to avoid distractions while your game is in action. To ensure your hands are well supported, the lower edge has a detachable wrist rest that is padded for additional comfort. This model is compatible with Windows and Xbox one with keyboard compatible games.

Pros

The macro keys are programmable to enable powerful action
Has dedicated multimedia control for smooth audio control without interruptions
The keys are smooth and quiet
Has a wrist rest for comfort and hands support
Additional compatibility with Xbox one besides Windows OS

Cons


The rubber rest can cause friction on the wrist

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High-End Logitech Orion Spectrum G910 Keyboard

3. Logitech - Orion Spectrum G910

The Logitech Orion Spectrum G910 design is sleek with customizable RGB illumination that allows you to select unlimited colors on individual keys. Each key comes with a mechanical switch and has dual contacts to ensure that are zero chances of redundancy. The keys are also designed to last for a lifetime with tested and proved millions of keystrokes to guarantee you longevity under intense usage. This keyboard comprises of dedicated media buttons to control your audio tracks in the background without disrupting your game. You can use adjust volume, skip, play, pause, or mute buttons conveniently on one panel.

This design has programmable G-keys to customize macro buttons, personalize your game and execute challenging commands fast and accurately. The make also comes with a slot on the upper edge designed to dock your smartphone Arx control App. This provides you with hands-free access to your gaming data without interfering with your game. The design is rugged and can withstand being some level of mishandling. Its edges are smoothly curved with an integrated palm rest for support and comfort. It is compatible and connects well with your existing com outer via a USB interface.

Pros

Allows maximum flexibility in choosing the background color lighting
Highly durable mechanical keys with double contacts
Has dedicated media control panel buttons
It comes with a slot for holding your smartphone for data access
Has programmable keys to create custom game macros

Cons

• The palm rest is not detachable in case of discomfort

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Mid-Range Razer Ornata Chroma Gaming Keyboard

4. Razer Ornata Chroma Gaming Keyboard

The Razer Ornata Chroma Gaming Keyboard features the Mecha-membrane that combines membrane rubber domes and mechanical switches. This combination provides you with a gaming experience better than the previous version. The mechanical switches have a smooth feel, and fast actuation control delivers accurate and distinct tactile feedback from every stroke.

While other models allow some keys to be programmed for macro support, this design allows for fully programmable macro support. Its Razer Hypershift feature will enable you to map all keys and keypress to perform complex commands. The backlight comes with millions of color options to create your lighting effects for the fantastic gaming experience. This keyboard also comes with an ergonomic wrist rest, padded with a soft leatherette to provide comfort and support for extended gaming and typing. 

Pros

Its Razer Hypershift feature allows full macro support
Comes with a comfortable wrist rest for extended gaming
The backlight has endless color options to choose from
Provides tactile feedback on every stroke

Con


The mechanical switches can get fatigued on extended gaming sessions

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Budget Keyboard: Redragon S101 Wired Gaming Keyboard

5. Redragon S101 Wired Gaming Keyboard

he Redragon S101 Wired Gaming features seven different modes and effects for setting the RGB backlighting with adjustable brightness. This two in one gaming kit comes with a mouse that features programmable buttons and smooth feed pads. The mouse comes with high-quality sensors for fast and accurate pointing. This combination is meant to give you maximum gaming advantage over your enemies. This brand is highly compatible with all major PC operating software, including Windows 7 to 10, Windows Vista and Mac OS. The versatile keyboard can also be used in the office for typing and replace the standard ones.

The keys are very smooth and quiet with a thin cap to make you play fast without clicking noises that are associated with standard keyboards. It also includes multimedia keys and additional conflict-free keys to allow for easy and accurate navigation. The keyboard is designed to resist moderate liquids from penetrating below the keys and causing electrical faults. The lower edge is finished with a smooth sloping wrist rest to prevent bruises when you game for long hours or pretty fast.

Pros

The backlight brightness is adjustable to suit night or day
It comes with a mouse that has programmable buttons
It is compatible with various PC operating systems
It has ten dedicated multimedia and twenty-five conflict-free keys

Cons

Does no have extra features

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Budget Keyboard: Reccazr HS761 Gaming Keyboard

6. RECCAZR HS761 Gaming Keyboard

Experience the new style of gaming with the RECCAZR HS761 Gaming keyboard. This design comes with great ergonomic features for your comfort and convenience. The keycaps are arranged in a smooth curvy manner that fits on the palm of your hands and fingers for ease of stroking. Your wrist is adequately protected from bruises and fatigues by a wrist resting pad on the lower edge. The keys are semi-mechanical, with quality sensors that provide tactile feedback. Its keycaps much quieter even on rough strokes to deliver accurate and enjoyable fast strokes. The backlight is adjustable and comes with multiple colors.

The body is made of this model is made of ABS plastic and aluminum alloy to make this keyboard resistant to falls. Its base is airtight and water-resistant to prevent fluids on the table from soaking inside. It comes with nineteen ant-ghosting keys that can be freely configured. This offers simultaneous operation while ensuring smooth and fast operations.

Pros

Has excellent ergonomic features for greater use and comfort
High-quality sensors and keycaps provide tactile feedback
The keys are semi-mechanical and much quieter
The keyboard is waterproof and resistant to falls

Con


The letterings and numbers are smaller

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Budget Keyboard: Pictek RGB Gaming Keyboard

7. PICTEK RGB Gaming Keyboard

The PICTEK RGB Gaming Keyboard comes with a user-friendly design to provide the best performance. It features a wrist rest on the lower side that slants gently at an angle to the keyboard. This allows you stability and smooth relief for extended gaming or typing hours. The keycaps are engineered with laser injection to make the letters evenly shaped. They are well illuminated and do not fade quickly, even after prolonged usage. The backlight comes in different colors and four different brightness levels to give you incredible gaming experience during the day or night.

The dedicated multimedia keys help you to easily access your background music conveniently without altering your gaming or working performance. The keyboard also features drain holes at the back lets small amounts of spilled liquids flow through, making it splash resistant. However, if too much water spills on it, it will damage the keyboard. Expect to enjoy gaming with the twenty-five anti-ghosting keys. These keys allow you to strike them simultaneously without creating program errors. This versatile keyboard is compatible with Windows and Mac operating systems and does not require any software to work.

Pros

It comes with a wrist rest to work comfortably for long hours
Laser injected keycaps are durable and fade-free
It features splash draining holes
It comes with anti-ghosting keys for better performance

Con


It has only one level stand

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Budget Keyboard: Redragon K552 Wired Gaming Keyboard

8. Redragon K552 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

The Redragon K552 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard is not an average mechanical gaming board, but it is engineered and built to withstand even the worst usage. This keyboard is constructed using metal alloy and ABS material for durability. The design also comes with great ergonomics and a sleek that save on your desk space. It also comes with sturdy plate-mounted keys and switches designed to stand up to prolonged usage and hard strokes. Its keycap letterings are crystal clear to allow illumination and do not scratch off. Pressing the keys offers little resistance with a smooth clicking sound while producing the ultimate response for a pro gamer.

This keyboard is a perfect choice for both home and office use. The surface is spill-resistant to withstand accidental but moderate liquid spills. The Redragon K552 features up to eighty-seven conflict-free mechanical keys to offer a fluid gaming experience. This keyboard connects with PC via a gold plated and corrosion free USB connector that offers efficient connectivity and resist fast hardcore gaming.

Pros

It has a rugged and durable design
Has numerous anti-ghosting keys for custom macros
It is compact and saves a lot of working space
It comes with quality scratch-free keycaps

Con


Single backlight color makes it look dull

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Budget Keyboard: NPET K10 Wired Gaming Keyboard

9. NPET K10 Gaming Keyboard

The NPET K10 Gaming Keyboard is a professional gaming design that features twenty-six anti-ghosting keys for proper working and simultaneously for a better experience. Keycaps come with ABS material and coated with UV protector for durability. The letters are carved using laser injection to allow even illumination from backlighting and fade-free, the base also comes in a thick stainless steel base for enhanced strength against falls to ensure the keyboard serves you for long. Its twelve multimedia shortcut keys are both ideal for gaming and office work to control your media playing options and calculator without interfering with your game.

This model features adjustable rear feet that are resistant to slip for a perfect typing angle. It also prevents spilled water or other liquids from reaching the keyboard. The keys are also smooth and anti-sweat to give you a comfortable feeling to your fingers. This keyboard is colorful, with LED backlighting and adjustable modes on three different zones to make a beautiful rainbow backlight. This keyboard will go into sleep courtesy of the auto-sleep mode after ten minutes of inactivity. Additionally, no drivers are needed to install it; plug and play.

Pros

It is directly compatible with Windows and Mac operating systems
It is engineered with durable and sturdy materials
It comes with dedicated multimedia shortcut keys
Has adjustable and multi backlighting
Keys have faster response

Cons

Low Quality LED's

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Budget Keyboard: Havit Keyboard Rainbow Gaming Keyboard w/ Mouse

10. Havit Keyboard Rainbow Backlit combo

The Havit Keyboard Rainbow Backlit combo comes with a gaming mouse that has seven colorful LED lights that keep changing as you continue gaming. The mouse is also comfortable and allows you to point on targets first and accurately quickly. It does also require any set up on your existing computer but plug and play. The keyboard also has an LED backlight with four adjustable rainbow modes of high, medium, breathing, and off-light. This keyboard has a panel of multimedia shortcut keys to manage audio and background music independently without pausing your game. It also has anti-ghosting keys to allow you to initiate complex commands even when striking other keys simultaneously.

This Havit Keyboard Rainbow Backlit combo design has an auto-sleep feature such that when the keyboard is not in use for ten minutes, it dims and goes on sleep mode. Pressing any key will automatically activate it and continue with your game. You can conveniently and easily swap WASD control keys with arrow keys to suit your gaming preference. Just like with the mouse, you do not need to install any software to use the keyboard. Further, it is compatible with different operating systems for gaming PC.

Pros

Budget Price
The additional mouse makes it a complete gaming kit
It is fun to play with the breathing mouse lights
It features anti-ghosting keys for complex commands
It has an auto-sleep mode
Allows the convenience of interchanging the functions of WASD and Arrow keys

Con


The backlight is not too bright

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