Sign in with
Sign up | Sign in

Tt eSports' Poseidon-Z Mechanical Keyboard Offers Value

By - Source: Tom's Hardware US | B 9 comments

Thermatake's new Poseidon-Z mechanical gaming keyboards are affordable.

Thermaltake's eSports team has announced its new Poseidon Z mechanical gaming keyboard, and unlike many mechanical keyboards, it is actually quite affordable.

The keyboard features a fairly standard base design, though features adjustable LED backlighting, N-Key rollover, media keys, and a disable windows-key button.

Thermaltake will release two versions of the keyboard – one with Tt eSPORTS certified mechanical blue switches, and another with Tt eSPORTS certified mechanical brown switches. Both the keyboards will carry a five-year manufacturer warranty, which is quite generous, especially considering the price point.

The keyboard will hit shelves this month in the U.S. with an MSRP of $79.99. While this is still pricey for a keyboard, for a mechanical keyboard it is actually quite reasonable. No word on availability elsewhere yet.

Display 9 Comments.
This thread is closed for comments
  • 2 Hide
    toddybody , February 5, 2014 2:23 PM
    Looks fantastic: backlit, mechanical switches, competitive price, great warranty.
  • 1 Hide
    hotroderx , February 5, 2014 2:47 PM
    I wonder if they will offer it with red LEDS if so I might pick this over the corsair keyboard they showed at CES. I like the simple clean layout with out all the un needed frills.
  • 1 Hide
    iknowhowtofixit , February 5, 2014 3:31 PM
    Hmm, I like this better than my CM STORM
  • 1 Hide
    vmem , February 5, 2014 3:41 PM
    simple features, great price, looks like a win as long as build quality is good
  • 0 Hide
    gamerzr , February 5, 2014 4:49 PM
    Im confused dont they already have these?? I have a Poseidon keyboard that looks exactly like this one.
  • 1 Hide
    elletheking , February 5, 2014 5:47 PM
    Quote:
    Im confused dont they already have these?? I have a Poseidon keyboard that looks exactly like this one.
    I believe there is a poseidon (without the z) out in europe already
  • 1 Hide
    jurassic512 , February 5, 2014 6:40 PM
    Quote:
    Quote:
    Im confused dont they already have these?? I have a Poseidon keyboard that looks exactly like this one.
    I believe there is a poseidon (without the z) out in europe already
    Bought my non Z for $89 in Canada. I don't think the Z actually uses Cherry MX switches.
  • 0 Hide
    gamerzr , February 5, 2014 7:57 PM
    Interesting. I have a non Z too, but it has cherry mx blues.
    Btw this is in Murica
  • 0 Hide
    BulkZerker , February 10, 2014 12:15 PM
    Hmm Razer makes a cheaper board. It's not a fullsize though.