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Top Five Gaming Keyboards of 2016 that Never Fail to Make an Impression

Razer BlackWidow Chroma Keyboard

With gaming keyboards doing the rounds owing to a strong gaming world out there, it is time to look for the best gaming keyboards for gamers that can stand the test of time.

1. Razer BlackWidow Chroma Keyboard

The BlackWidow Chroma is a fantastic keyboard and great for gamers of every genre. It includes responsive typing features, robust software and multiple macro keys within its design. One can customize its colours in any way one wants. It offers awesome style as much as complete substance as a full-size gaming keyboard. The keyboard saves space by cutting down on wrist support which might affect gamers who like more wrist space.

The BlackWidow Chroma makes use of incredible Razer-exclusive switches that do render satisfying clacky noises and are quite comfortable to use. They might deter some gamers but should work for most. The pricing is set at $153

2. Corsair Gaming K70 RGB

Corsair Gaming K70 RGB Gaming Keyboards

The Corsair Gaming K70 RGB improves on the K70 version with a colorful keyboard that includes a whole new software suite although it does bargain on the original’s simplicity of design. It is still hailed as one of the best mechanical keyboards available.

The keys are smooth and black while the wrist space is quite large with no space for extra rows reserved for macro keys. Its standout feature is the lighting as it offers gamers 16.8 million colors to choose from. Unlike most keyboards, it allows the users to customize individual keys, not opt for one single color for the entire setup. The keyboard is priced at $170

3. Apex M800 Gaming Keyboards

Apex M800

The tournament-grade Apex M800 is touted as one of the most programmable mechanical gaming keyboards in the market. With features providing quick response and personal control for gaming, the M800 is a favorite among many.

The makers have opted for a low-profile design that do feature extremely fast-reacting switches and dual processors. For all types of arcade and adventure games, Apex M800 has unlimited ways for customizing the keyboard. It also features several custom lighting schemes, text macro creation, in-game integration features and several other attributes. It is priced at $199.99.

4. Roccat Ryos MK Pro

Roccat Ryos MK Pro

In terms of exclusive gaming keyboards, Roccat Ryos MK Pro is one outstanding gaming keyboard that is comfortable to use and boasts of phenomenal performance. It does offer a robust suite of features but does not deliver on the balance of productivity and leisure.

The Ryos MK Pro has a subdued design with blue backlighting, and includes textured, matted black surface. The keys are perfectly comfortable for typing and gaming although not necessarily as accurate as one would like. There are five extra keys for specially recording macros but anyone might feel that it already has enough keys to deliver productivity or in-game objectives.  The keyboard is priced at about $170 and can fit the need for gamers mostly.

5. Logitech G910 Orion Spark

Logitech G910 Orion Spark

Logitech’s G910 Orion Spark is comfortable, user-friendly and gorgeous to look at. Its enormous keyboard is rather unusual with huge keys and letters everywhere. The W, A, S, D and arrow keys stand out for gameplay. Even though it is a mechanical keyboard, it includes faster Romer-G switches with a low actuation, which makes registering keystrokes effortless.

The Orion Spark features nine macro keys, three profile buttons, a smart macro record button, a dedicated gaming mode button, a backlighting button and useful media controls. The Logitech Gaming Software is impressive since it delivers on sensible ways to program macro keys, link games with profiles and use its color options.

The Orion Spark lets you bring your own display with a spot for the smartphone too. It works well for every game genre thus bringing gamers a great keyboard with multiple smart design decisions. The price is set at $180.

Keval Padia
Keval Padia is the founder & CEO of Nimblechapps, a fast-growing mobile game development company. The current innovation and updates of the field lures him to express his views and thoughts on certain topics.