Buying a mechanical keyboard is becoming more and more frequent, not only for those who spend hours and hours in front of the most popular games of the moment but also among those who want a product with a superior range and special features.
There are so many combinations to meet your tastes, in addition to captivating patterns with colorful designs that catching the eye and also offer superior performance in any area, which we will see in mechanical keyboard 2019 below.
How to choose Mechanical Keyboard?
Before showing you what types of mechanical keyboards we have selected for you, it is necessary to discover what are the characteristics that make these products so unique. In fact, unlike conventional keyboards or ergonomic keyboards, they lend themselves to a totally different use.
Most of us get used to the same keyboard which we get in the bundle with our PC, you will hardly have the pleasure of getting your hands on a premium model. In fact, mechanical keyboards offer superior accuracy and reliability, which you can find both in everyday use and during your favorite gaming sessions.
The main difference lies in the key mechanism, called switch, which allows you to have an always constant and easily identifiable actuation pressure, so as not to make mistakes while typing. Now, these mechanisms are almost always quite expensive and for this reason, we tell you right away that aiming for a better mechanical gaming keyboard may not be a good idea.
In fact, in this case, it would be comparable to the most common membrane keyboards and would be able to stand out on them only for the design and perhaps for the backlighting. Let’s see what are the combinations we can find.
Choosing the right switch for your use will greatly influence your feeling with the mechanical keyboard. Most of these are produced and marketed by Cherry Corporation, an industry leader and for this reason, they take its name.
Cherry MX Blue: these switches are usually more snappy and performing among those in circulation, with a very typical sound feedback that makes them particularly appreciated by those who usually write to the PC. Not for this, they are disdained by the gamers, which makes them particularly versatile.
Cherry MX Brown: it is a type of switch that does not require a particular pressure and which emits a characteristic sound even if more muffled than the previous model. They are perfect for fast typing, but at the same time allow you to scan the individual touches.
Cherry MX Black: these are the heaviest switches in the category and have a different function than the others. In fact, the typical click arrives only at full pressure while the activation threshold is positioned first. For this reason, these switches are loved by those who often play first-person shooters.
Cherry MX Red: they are the evolution of the previous model, lighter, but with the same functions. In fact, the sound feedback does not correspond to the maximum pressure. They are the favorites of those looking for a noisy but high-performance gaming keyboard.
Mechanical Keyboard 2019: Best to Buy
Below we present our selection of the best mechanical keyboard 2019 currently available on the market. The products present in the selection were chosen based on the characteristics analyzed previously. We are constantly updating our purchasing guides in order to provide you with always available and valid products.
Drevo Tyrfing V2
The Drevo Tyrfing V2 is undoubtedly the best economic gaming mechanical keyboard commercially available. It can be considered as the best buy of the mechanical keyboard 2019 mid-budget range, being endowed with an excellent quality and price ratio. It is characterized by 5 macro keys programmable to your liking thanks to the dedicated software. The Drevo software allows you to manage the RGB lighting of every single key on the keyboard. In addition, there is the possibility to lock the Windows key, so as not to press it incorrectly while using the keyboard in game.[amazon box=”B07FCBR1PD” /]
You can buy it in different variants, each of which is differentiated by the type of switch. In particular, this model is equipped with Red Switch, especially indicated for gaming but also for typing. In addition, the keys of the Tyrfing V2 are equipped with anti-ghosting technology.
This mechanical gaming keyboard is the first one we meet today to use proprietary switches, called Romer-G. Developed in collaboration with a Japanese company, they are able to give really incredible feedback.[amazon box=”B06XR5MWGM” /]
In this case, it is an essential model, without too many frills, that does what it was designed for and does it damn well. The design is really minimal, without extra keys and without backlighting. If you are looking for a high-performance model, at an affordable price, and without additional features, we advise you to buy it on the fly.
We lacked a wireless gaming keyboard to our guide and we integrate it with this Logitech product, equipped with the aforementioned Romer-G switches. The connection is always stable, thanks to the proprietary LIGHTSPEED technology, which promises stability and efficiency.[amazon box=”B07796MBJ7″ /]
The extra controls are numerous and make this keyboard slightly more cumbersome than the opponents. Unfortunately, there are no LEDs for the backlighting, a secondary factor if you are only interested in performance. Excellent battery, especially when compared to similar products from other manufacturers.
Razer BlackWidow Tournament Edition Chroma V2
This mechanical keyboard has a really excellent build quality, typical products made by the company. Entirely made of metal, this Razer BlackWidow Tournament Edition Chroma V2 is dedicated to all the most demanding gamers who want a compact, mechanical gaming keyboard that offers maximum performance in all circumstances. It is equipped with mechanical switches owned by Razer, an excellent alternative to the known Cherry MX.[amazon box=”B075LT1NS1″ /]
The anti-ghosting of this RGB gaming keyboard allows you to press up to 10 keys simultaneously. The famous RGB Chroma with 16.8 million colors by Razer is unmissable.
Corsair K68 RGB
Here is a mechanical gaming keyboard that resistance makes its strong point. In fact, the body of this Corsair is resistant to dirt and liquids and you will not have to worry if you usually eat in front of the PC at the most improbable hours.[amazon box=”B079H7N61M” /]
Equipped with Cherry MX Red switch, it also focuses on customization, thanks to RGB LEDs that allow you to change the color of the backlight with many different combinations. Do not underestimate the ability to program the keys thanks to the proprietary Corsair software.
Corsair Strafe RGB
This is an excellent gaming mechanical keyboard made by Corsair. The Corsair Strafe RGB is characterized by the renowned Cherry MX switch in Linear and Quiet. The switches guarantee maximum performance and durability. It offers 100% anti-ghosting, ensuring maximum accuracy even in the most intense gaming sessions.[amazon box=”B014W3FGYU” /]
The FPS and MOBA keycap sets of textured and contoured keycaps are included in the package, enable maximum grip and enhanced feel. The CUE software allows you to customize each individual key and manage the RGB lighting of the keyboard. Very welcome the presence of a removable wrist rest, which allows you not to strain your wrists during long gaming sessions or typing.
HyperX Alloy Elite
This mechanical gaming keyboard is absolutely one of the best choices currently available on the market. It will be available in three different switches, it incorporates almost all the features that a gamer would expect to find in such a product.[amazon box=”B077YDJWZR” /]
The connection is via USB cable and the backlight, perhaps the only small defect is only the red color, in spite of the major competitors that offer the RGB mode. The design is really nice and in the lower part incorporates a palm rest that can be useful for longer sessions.
Corsair K95 RGB Platinum
The previous model is not for you? No fear! Corsair has for you the top of the mechanical gaming keyboards in store, with this model really out of your mind. Curated down to the smallest details, it offers generous dimensions, however, which are compensated by the extra features included in the keyboard body.[amazon box=”B01N5IISXY” /]
In fact, it comes with dedicated multimedia controls, a volume wheel, and fully customizable RGB lighting. In this case, the wrist rest can be disassembled, so you can’t use it if you are not comfortable with its presence. Excellent ergonomics and the size of the keys that will hardly make you wrong while typing.
Most sold Mechanical Keyboards
We also advise you to take a look at the list of the 10 best selling mechanical keyboards on Amazon. The list is kept constantly updated by the store itself. In addition, it is useful to monitor the offers on the mechanical gaming keyboards in this section.[amazon bestseller=”mechanical keyboards” items=”10″]