Top 10 Best Rated Mechanical Keyboards 2022

If you would love to have a feel of what it is like to use one of the first generation computers, getting a mechanical keyboard is a good place to start. Most computer users of today are born into the world of modern keyboards, and many of them think the way their keyboards are, is how it has always been since the dawn of computers.

This could not be farther from the truth. Earlier keyboards were heavy, durable, and mechanical. They last longer and make some lovely sound when using them. While you may be unable to get one of those early keyboards, mechanical keyboards are product capable of giving you a very similar experience.

Mechanical keyboards have been around for a while, and here are 10 products from which you could choose from.

Best Mechanical Keyboard 2022

1. Corsair K95 RGB Platinum

The Corsair K95 RGB Platinum is arguably one of the best mechanical keyboards we have in the market. This product is pretty expensive, but of great quality. It has dedicated media controls, and in addition, the keyboard was designed to be very easy to use. Gamers generally claim to love this product, but we have some who claim not to appreciate the fact that the product has no audio jack.

  • Aluminum finish

Price: $199.99

Pros

  • Dedicated media controls
  • Attractive

Cons

  • No audio jack
  • Expensive

2. Kinesis Freestyle Edge RGB Split

The most expensive mechanical keyboard we would be presenting, is the Kinesis Freestyle Edge RGB Split Mechanical Gaming Keyboard. This keyboard is a peripheral which has a very high rating among people who own it. The product features a comfortable ergonomic design, which makes it possible to use this keyboard for hours, without feeling pain on your hands. Using this product for the first time could be challenging, but once you get used to it, you enjoy it greatly.

  • RGB LED lighting

Price: $219.00

Pros

  • Comfortable and ergonomic design

Cons

  • Steep learning curve

3. Alienware Pro Gaming Keyboard (AW768)

Some people think of Alienware as a brand name for computers and laptops, but as you can see, the brand is not limited to that. The Alienware brand is generally a computer brand, and it has products in the mechanical keyboard market. The Alienware Pro Gaming Keyboard (AW768) is one of the Alienware mechanical keyboards we have, and this peripheral device has a very cool and angular design.

  • RGB LED lighting

Price: $119.00

Pros

  • Cool and angular design
  • Volume rollers

Cons

  • AlienFX functionality not compatible with non-Alienware computers

4. Corsair K70 RGB MK.2

The Corsair K70 RGB MK.2 is a product we were skeptical about, at first. However, on giving this product a try, we came to realize this device is an outstanding product. The Corsair K70 RGB MK.2 is not so common among gamers, but this should not dissuade you from using it. The mechanical keyboard sells for about $170, and happens to be a great value for money.

  • RGB LED lighting

Price: $169.00

Pros

  • Extensive switch options
  • Versatile utility software

Cons

  • Minimal updates from previous iterations

5. Das Keyboard 4Q

The Das Keyboard 4Q is an expensive product as well as an impressive mechanical keyboard. This device is a product we almost missed, but thanks to a gamer who recommended it to us, we did not.

The Das Keyboard 4Q product features an Aluminium top plate, and just like some other good products, it comes with dedicated media controls. The Das Keyboard 4Q is a product people hardly get disappointed with, so feel free to buy it, if it is what you would love to go for.

  • RGB LED lighting

Price: $199.99

Pros

  • Dedicated media controls
  • Aluminum top plate

Cons

  • Frustrating Q software

6. Logitech G513 Carbon

When it comes to mechanical keyboards, Logitech keyboards are one of the best keyboards you could lay your hands on. The Logitech G513 Carbon is one of the products the company has for us. This product is very comfortable to use and has a very appealing and slick design. However, some owners of this product complained they would have loved it if the keyboard has dedicated media keys.

  • RGB LED lighting

Price: $149.99

Pros

  • Very comfortable

Cons

  • Software requires some time to learn
  • No dedicated media keys

7. Razer BlackWidow Chroma V2

Not all mechanical keyboard come with backlights that are fully programmable, and if you would love a product that is fully programmable, the Razer BlackWidow Chroma V2 is a product you should look into. This keyboard has a minimalist design and very attractive lighting.

  • RGB LED lighting

Price: $169.99

Pros

  • Fully programmable, individually backlit keys
  • Minimalist design

Cons

  • No media bar

8. Roccat Vulcan 120 AIMO

Popular among gamers, is the Roccat Vulcan 120 AIMO. Apart from not having dedicated macro keys and audio jack, this product comes with all specs and features you would expect from a good mechanical  keyboard. The keyboard is very cool for gaming, and has nice sound as well as a very cool feel, when using it. Furthermore, the keyboard features dedicated media keys as well as volume dials.

  • RGB LED lighting

Price: $159.99

Pros

  • Dedicated volume dial
  • Dedicated media keys

Cons

  • No USB or audio pass-through
  • No dedicated macro keys

9. SteelSeries Apex M750

The SteelSeries Apex M750 is product you should not ignore when buying yourself a new mechanical keyboard. Deciding what product to shortlist for this article was tough, but when it came to this product, we had not doubt that it is a product which should be included in our article. The SteelSeries Apex M750 has an unobtrusive and compact design, and its switches are very fast.

  • LED lighting

Price: $139.99

Pros

  • Unobtrusive and compact design
  • Very fast switches

Cons

  • No dedicated media keys
  • No USB pass-through

10. Razer BlackWidow (2022)

Last on our list is the Razer BlackWidow (2022) keyboard. The product sells at a relatively cheap price, and makes a good gaming keyboard. The mechanical keyboard is compact and has a pretty good build.

  • Chroma Studio lighting

Price: $119.99

Pros

  • Nice build
  • Compact

Cons

  • No USB pass-through
  • No macro keys

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