Kono’s new switches are smooth and nice to use but lack unique character to justify their high price.
The NovelKeys NK87 - Entry Edition is a great choice if you’re willing to lube the stabilizers yourself. Long-term durability is a concern, but it’s a great onramp to the world of custom mechanical keyboards.
The Mammoth75 is an expensive, luxurious statement-maker. If you have the funds and a passion for mechanical keyboards, it’s an outstanding option.
The King Bee II from Neat Microphones is a great choice for up-and-coming content creators. It sounds great, is built like a tank, and includes needed accessories without breaking the bank.
Changing keycaps is one of the easiest ways to customize your mechanical keyboard. Here’s what you need to know to choose the set that’s right for you.
The Dark Matter by Monoprice Collider TKL gaming keyboard offers a good typing experience, but an overreliance on bad software leaves it lagging behind the competition.
The iQunix A80 Explorer’s retro design is neat, but superior build quality and an outstanding typing experience are what make it great.
The Roccat Pyro delivers a solid gaming experience and looks cool on the desk, but rattly stabilizers, poor keycaps, outdated software and minimal macro support leave much to be desired.