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Several Corsair gaming keyboards are cheaper than ever

Several Corsair gaming keyboards are cheaper than ever


Today’s roundup is all about clickity-clackity keyboards and other gaming tech

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We found three discounted gaming keyboards from Corsair that should please most people, coming in a variety of form factors and with different features. First up is Corsair’s first 60 percent keyboard, the K65. This compact keyboard is normally $109.99 but has recently dropped to $89.99 at Best Buy and Amazon. We last saw the K65 drop to this price during Black Friday. While the diminutive layout of this keyboard certainly isn’t for everyone, it should appeal to those who are striving for a minimalist aesthetic on their desk.

Just like other 60 percent keyboards, the K65 eliminates the function row, directional arrows, and navigation keys that let you easily go up and down the page. This keyboard uses Cherry MX Silver switches and uses a detachable USB-C connector. The PBT keycaps even use a standard layout, allowing you to swap in custom keycap sets if you want.

Corsair K65

$11018% off

Corsair’s first 60 percent keyboard condenses the bare necessities into the smallest possible footprint. The K65 is equipped with Cherry speed switches, a detachable USB-C connector, and a standardized PBT keycap layout.

The most conventional keyboard we’re including today is the Corsair K70 RGB 2 Rapidfire. This model typically retails for $169.99, but Best Buy and Amazon have discounted this full-size keyboard to $109.99. While this isn’t the lowest price we’ve seen for this particular model, it’s a good value for anyone in the market for a keyboard that doesn’t skimp on any features.

The K70 RGB 2 Rapidfire features dedicated media playback buttons, USB passthrough, and is equipped with Cherry MX Silver switches. While the keycaps are ABS plastic, which aren’t as durable as PBT caps, the K70’s standard layout means you can easily swap them out with some custom PBT keycaps.


A slightly older full-size keyboard from Corsair that features many of the trappings you’d expect from a keyboard of this stature. The K70 includes dedicated media playback buttons, Cherry MX Silver switches, and USB pass-through.

The final Corsair model being discounted is something of an oddity. The K60 RGB Low Profile is currently discounted to $79.99 at Amazon, a solid discount on its typical $109.99 price tag. This gaming keyboard maintains a full-size footprint with a number pad and function row, but it employs a shorter version of the Cherry MX Speed switch paired with slimmer keycaps. The end result is a keyboard with low-profile keys, which for some may offer a slightly more comfortable typing experience. While the slimmer chassis still supports USB passthrough, the keycaps are, again, ABS plastic, not PBT, and will likely slowly accumulate visible grease and fingerprints.


One of the few low-profile mechanical keyboards available, the Corsair K60 RGB Low Profile has all the same features as the older K70, just with a slimmer keycap design and without the dedicated media keys.

One of the most feature-packed mice from Razer, the Basilisk Ultimate is currently available for $113.99 at Amazon and $119.99 at Best Buy. This wireless mouse features eight programmable buttons, a 25K DPI sensor, and is capable of lasting for up to 100 hours on a single charge. The Basilisk Ultimate also comes equipped with a detachable DPI switch that allows you to quickly swap between DPI settings and adjustable tension for its scroll wheel. Some call it a sniper button, as it can let you more easily line up a shot with a lower DPI. The mouse is definitely a bit on the heavy side, weighing in at 103 grams, but if larger mice don’t bother you, the Basilisk Ultimate is an excellent choice.


Razer’s most customizable wireless mouse, the Basilisk Ultimate, includes a charging dock as well as a removable sniper button and an adjustable scroll wheel. It also lets you tweak the Chroma RGB, giving you more control over your lightning.

Westinghouse may not be the first name you associate with gaming monitors, but this 32-inch panel presents an amazing value. Typically $299.99, Newegg has discounted this monitor to just $229.99. Boasting a 1440p resolution and 144Hz refresh rate, this model shares features with other gaming monitors that are nearly double the price. The Westinghouse Gaming Monitor also features AMD FreeSync to help cut down on screen tearing with AMD graphics cards, and in terms of ports, you’re getting a pair of HDMI connections, a single Display Port input, and a 3.5mm audio jack. The monitor is compatible with VESA mounts, and the included stand is both height and tilt adjustable.

ViewSonic OMNI VX2768

$31023% off

A flat panel 27-inch budget gaming monitor from ViewSonic with plenty of great features. This model has a 1440p resolution, 144Hz refresh rate, and is AMD FreeSync compatible.

If you’re in the market for a decent webcam, or just a webcam equipped with its own dedicated lighting, the Razer Kiyo is currently discounted to $60.99, its lowest price ever at Amazon. The specs are fairly standard for a standalone sub-$100 webcam, capable of capturing 30fps at 1080p or 60fps at 720p. However, the standout feature of this webcam is the built-in ring light, which can be very helpful in low-light situations or anywhere that suffers from uneven lighting. Just like virtually all of Razer’s peripherals, the Kiyo is compatible with its Synapse software which also allows you to fine-tune things like depth of field and lighting temperature.

Razer Kiyo

$10039% off

Razer’s Kiyo webcam supports 1080p resolution at 30 frames per second or 720p resolution at 60 frames per second. Its most interesting feature is the built-in ring light, however, which can illuminate you while streaming or during video calls.

More gaming deals you may find tempting

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  • We highlighted this great deal last week, but Ring Fit Adventure for Nintendo Switch is still $54.99 at Amazon (normally $79.99).