Excerpt: Normally, mechanical keyboard are aimed for gamers. Well it seems like that nowadays. But with the new Corsair Vengeance K95, you can tell that it is geared towards every individual out there.
Conclusion: It’s an investment, as keyboards go. But the way we see it, it’s tough to get into a mechanical keyboard for much under $100, so, if you can, it’s worth shelling out for the one you really want, because you won’t likely be replacing it for many years.
Pros: Rigid aluminum-frame design, Backlighting is customizable per key (and classy-looking), 18 macro keys enable up to 54 shortcuts, Easy-to-use macro software, with hardware-execution option
Cons: Aluminum baseplate tends to show off dust, No choice of switch types (MX Red only)
Summary: When we tested the Vengeance series keyboards initially, we were impressed. The same sentiment applied to the K90 and the K70 again is a product that brings a smile to my face. The Corsair Vengeance K95 however is not a completely new design keyboard though, it's the evolution of the Vengeance...
Conclusion: The Corsair Vengeance K95 gaming keyboard combines sophisticated design and extensive gaming features for one of the best keyboards we've seen for either gaming or professional use.
Pros: High-quality mechanical keyboard is great for gaming or typing. Individual key backlighting. Numerous programmable macros. Built-in media controls. Detachable palmrest. Solid aluminum construction.
Summary: The Corsair Vengeance K95 has everything gamers look for in a mechanical gaming keyboard: fast response times, tactile feedback, solid construction and loads of personalization. Gaming keyboards are all about speed and control, and this keyboard delivers on those two principles.
Pros: You can toggle the LED underneath every key individually, and the brushed aluminum housing outlasts most other keyboards.
Excerpt: We recently reviewed Corsair's K70 mechanical keyboard, the successor to the K60. Today we'll take a closer look at the K70's bigger sibling, the K90. It is replacing the Corsair K95, and is also equipped with mechanical Cherry MX Red backlit keys.
Summary: The Vengeance K95 is the new flagship gaming keyboard from Corsair which was built on the already successful K90 platform but now with all-mechanical key layout (Cherry MX Red) for enhanced durability and key-by-key addressable backlighting.