New trend of the TKL keyboards (Tenkeyless or without the numeric keypad) is exploding in recent years, particularly driven by the Gaming Keyboards industry. The more compact design guarantees a smaller footprint on the desk, as well as more space for mouse movement, and greater portability. Corsair keyboards present in this niche for several years, but only with one range called Corsair K65. And now comes with the Corsair K63, a compromise between features and price.
There is only red backlight, where the K65 offers RGB. But it is highly customizable through the dedicated software. In general, the appearance of the K63 is designed for gaming, with aggressive media keys and huge fonts. It combines tenkeyless design, precision CHERRY MX Red mechanical key switches, per-key red LED backlighting vibrantly illuminates each key.
With the power of CORSAIR Utility Engine (CUE) software, every key’s lighting can be controlled individually, allowing for virtually unlimited lighting customization and control. CUE software also allows for near endless programmability, with every key individually reprogrammable with alternative commands, custom macros or dynamic lighting effects.
The Corsair K63 tenkeyless gaming keyboard delivers when it matters most. 100% Anti-ghosting with full key rollover ensures that every press of the keyboard is registered, no matter how many keys are pressed simultaneously, or how fast you press them. Among the extra keys, it also comes with a dedicated Windows Key Lock and brightness adjustment buttons allow gamers to keep distractions to a minimum at crucial moments.
The keyboard is pretty solid – weighs 1.12 kg and has dimensions of 365 x 171 x 41 mm. It is available for purchase on Amazon store in the US at a price of $79.99.
Corsair K63 Features
- 100% CHERRY MX Red mechanical keyswitches
- Per-key red LED backlighting
- Tenkeyless design
- Dedicated volume and multimedia controls
- 100% Anti-ghosting with full key rollover
- The power of CUE
- Windows Key Lock mode