There are few things as polarizing as PC keyboards. There are message boards and subreddits filled to the brim with opinions dissecting every aspect and component, from the virtues and vices of different switch mechanisms to the plastic used in the key caps.
There’s good reason for that. You probably spend a lot of time on your keyboard, along with a (hopefully). You might as well make those hours as pleasant as possible, especially now that so many of us are . Whether you own a or a , we’ve tested dozens of mechanical keyboards from all ends of the price spectrum. These are our top picks for gaming—and all the other stuff.
Updated May 2023: We added the Monsgeek M2 and GMMK 2 96%, and updated links and prices throughout.
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