From the looks of it, CES 2017 is giving a lot of new technology, innovation and new concepts from different brands, moreover, Corsair has unleashed its new mechanical K95 Platinum keyboard, a gaming mouse, new Bulldog barbones PC and power supplies. Everything is available for purchase from this point on, except keyboard, which will arrive late January.
The new keyboard from Corsair sports the company’s trademark aircraft-grade anodized aluminum frame, making it withstand the harsh key bashing. Furthermore, it comes packed with two Cherry MX Switches. One, allows customers to choose between the low-travel Cherry MX RGB speed switch.
While, the other is for tactile feedback using a Cherry MX RGB Brown Switch. The keyboard has 8MB of local storage in order to assign custom key patterns, macros, and multi-layer reactive lighting profiles. The local storage can save up to three profiles. Profiles are customized via Corsair Utility Engine Software. The keyboard has six dedicated macro keys which are textured so to find them easily in heated moments.
Corsair’s new K95 Platinum keyboard introduces LightEdge. It is 19-zone light bar that runs from one end of keyboard to the other. According to Corsair, the lighting bar can be customized to match keys or it can illuminate separately. Few noted effects of bar includes: RGB waves, a single solid color and menacing visor of light. For further details, check out the official Corsair page.
In addition to lighting patterns, the keyboard comes in Black or Gunmetal color. It has USB 2.0 pass-through port. Dedicated volume and multimedia controls with brightness adjustment buttons. It supports Corsair Utility software. Moreover, it includes textured dedicated keys for FPS and MOBA keycap sets.
Corsair’s K95 Platinum Keyboard comes at price point of $200. It will be available late January 2017. If you are looking forward to buy, now is the time to try a Corsair’s fancy keyboard.