Updated January 02, 2019 by Christopher Thomas

The 10 Best RGB Mechanical Keyboards

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This wiki has been updated 9 times since it was first published in December of 2018. There's nothing like the sweet stroke of a professional-grade keyboard, and it's more popular than ever to outfit your PC with bright, blinking lights. Now you can have both, thanks to one of these mechanical, RGB-enabled models, which are available at a wide range of prices. No matter the size of your desk or the color of the rest of your PC, one of these selections is sure to be a great accent. When users buy our independently chosen editorial selections, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best rgb mechanical keyboard on Amazon.

10. Redragon Kumara

9. iKBC MF87

8. E-Element Z-88

7. Glorious PC GMMK

6. HyperX Alloy FPS

5. Mistel Barocco

4. MonoPrice LightStrike

3. Royal Kludge

2. Havit KB395L

1. Redragon Siva

Editor's Notes

December 30, 2018:

We like to think we know a thing or two about both gaming and typing here at the EZVid Wiki. One of the things that makes high-quality mechanical boards stand out is their ability to accept replacement keycaps. So, we avoided some of the overpriced big-name brands that use a non-standard bottom row, opting for models that offer the most in terms of keycap customization. Redragon makes a couple really cost-effective options, including one of the few we found with metal keycaps. Royal Kludge and iKBC both get high marks from self-professed keyboard enthusiasts, though the latter's models can be pricey. The MonoPrice sports some of the latest technology, and the Mistel is a good choice if you spend many hours perched in front of pages and pages of code. The Glorious GMMK was created for people who want the most control possible over their keyboard, as it's compatible with nearly every popular, third-party switch on the market. HyperX extends their headphone mastery into this category, as well, with one of the best options for gaming around. We like this E-Element version because it's both flashy and straightforward, and is available in black and white retro finishes to suit your decor.


Christopher Thomas
Last updated on January 02, 2019 by Christopher Thomas

Building PCs, remodeling, and cooking since he was young, quasi-renowned trumpeter Christopher Thomas traveled the USA performing at and organizing shows from an early age. His work experiences led him to open a catering company, eventually becoming a sous chef in several fine LA restaurants. He enjoys all sorts of barely necessary gadgets, specialty computing, cutting-edge video games, and modern social policy. He has given talks on debunking pseudoscience, the Dunning-Kruger effect, culinary technique, and traveling. After two decades of product and market research, Chris has a keen sense of what people want to know and how to explain it clearly. He delights in parsing complex subjects for anyone who will listen -- because teaching is the best way to ensure that you understand things yourself.


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