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Corsair K95 RGB PLATINUM Mechanical Gaming Keyboard 6x Programmable Macro Keys USB Passthrough Media Controls Fastest Cherry MX Speed RGB LED Backlit Aluminum Finish

Last Updated: August 18, 2019 (Refresh Now)
8.3
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/10
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998
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Performance
 85
speed switches, smooth, cherry mx speed, responsive, mx speed switches
+82%
-18%
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" ...  Corsair is always coming out with high-quality products that blow me away whenever I see or use them.  ...  "
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" ...  Fantastic job Corsair!!  ...  "
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" ...  Very responsive and feels amazing to use.  ...  "
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" ...  I got the mx speed switches and they feel great.  ...  "
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" ...  Best with speed switches but do take time to adjust to them.  ...  "
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" ...  Cherry MX Speed switch is definitely noticeable. ... I picked cherry mx speed because of the low actuation point. ... Don't doubt about the difference in the switch speed. ... It will take time for me to adjust to this speed switches for typing but I feel like I will type faster once I'm used to it.  ...  "
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" ...  Very nice Corsair  ...  "
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" ...  Great feel and performance.  ...  "
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Price
 72
price, money, expensive, worth every, worth the money
+90%
-10%
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" ...  The price is a bit steep and I saw it about $15 cheaper at a local Best Buy.  ...  "
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" ...  DR - Casuals, professionals, gamer: This is 100% worth the price. ... At this price I felt it was worth it to see if the hype was deserved.  ...  "
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" ...  Give this reason to your wife or girlfriend when she asks about the price.  ...  "
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" ...  I got it for $139.99 , which I believe is a good price.  ...  "
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" ...  However, we know we want it, and boy, it is worth it.  ...  "
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" ...  Worth every dollar  ...  "
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" ...  You get your money's worth. ... This thing was worth the money.  ...  "
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" ...  Loved it , it takes a bit time to get use to but at end of day it is all worth it.  ...  "
Gameplay
 43
keys, customization, options, media controls, used
+74%
-26%
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" ...  Many customization options  ...  "
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" ...  So many options.  ...  "
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" ...  Just be prepared to Google some tutorials if you've never used it before.  ...  "
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" ...  So many options.  ...  "
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" ...  (but that just may be me).  ...  "
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" ...  Purchasing a different keyboard for data input  ...  "
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" ...  Definitely overkill, but fun.  ...  "
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" ...  The media controls are solid and helpful as well.  ...  "
Audio
 39
loud, clicky, volume wheel, volume, switches
+62%
-38%
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" ...  I was afraid i wouldn't like it as much because the speed switches aren't as clicky but they sound great and so much easier to press so that means typing faster easier !!!.  ...  "
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" ...  The sound is very studio quality like advertised. ... I use this product for both music and gaming, and I am very satisfied.  ...  "
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" ...  Its a little loud, it is really sensitive, but it works great and def nice typer.  ...  "
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" ...  Sounds very soothing.  ...  "
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" ...  Sounds and feels like there is something plastic very close under the roller where sometimes it catches the textured surface of the roller and causes the roller to not work smoothly.  ...  "
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" ...  onboard volume wheel, real smooth.  ...  "
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" ...  It's not completely quiet, but it's definitely noticeably quieter.  ...  "
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" ...  Each key stroke makes excellent sound  ...  "
Returns
 20
refund, amazon, replacement, returning, returned
+25%
-75%
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" ...  I have requested key replacements or a REFUND.  ...  "
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" ...  But it seems the exchange cannot be made.  ...  "
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" ...  I have to return this and get the replacement.  ...  "
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" ...  Mailed the wrong keboard to me ... I can't return it  ...  "
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" ...  Returned it and the seller shorted me $40 on the refund.  ...  "
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" ...  I found that others experienced this, too, but I learned that far too late to return it.  ...  "
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" ...  I requested an exchange from Amazon, but I just got the new one, and it's even worse.  ...  "
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" ...  I am returning the unit for a refund.  ...  "
Gameplay / Controls
 18
keys, media controls, rgb, macros, controls
+56%
-44%
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" ...  I'm in the process of setting my macros, remapping, and profiles, and I'm so overwhelmed with the possibilities.  ...  "
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" ...  Purchasing a different keyboard for data input  ...  "
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" ...  Will admit that the extra row of keys has made it harder to adjust to the new keyboard, but that's just me and I will adapt to it over time.  ...  "
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" ...  Media controls are great once mapped to the player.  ...  "
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" ...  The media controls are solid and helpful as well.  ...  "
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" ...  The buttons however, could potentially get greased up so it's best to manage your keyboard often. ... However, it comes with additional buttons specifically the essential WASD, E, R keys.  ...  "
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" ...  You are able to save lighting effects to the keyboard, and can load them from the profile switch button above the F1 and F2 keys.  ...  "
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" ...  The customisation menu is pretty endless and the feeling of the keyboard is amazing.  ...  "
Performance / Bugs
 13
issues, update, fix, sometimes, wrong
+38%
-62%
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" ...  thought there would be an update but i guess not .  ...  "
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" ...  And this happened every five to 30 minutes sometimes even right after a freeze.  ...  "
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" ...  Disabling the software removes the crashing.  ...  "
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" ...  One first gen K95 and 2 platinums and all three had tons of issues.  ...  "
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" ...  Also, sometimes I have freezing!  ...  "
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" ...  Did a quick search online and many seem to have the same issues.  ...  "
Gameplay / Customization
 7
characters, options, key, different, character
+86%
-14%
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" ...  The RGB customization is awesome as well.  ...  "
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" ...  Many customization options  ...  "
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" ...  The customization is amazing.  ...  "
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" ...  Full customization which is very nice.  ...  "
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" ...  So much customizing available!  ...  "
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" ...  The customization options it provides are serviceable.  ...  "
Gameplay / Engagement
 6
used, got, get, bit
+83%
-17%
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" ...  Definitely overkill, but fun.  ...  "
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" ...  Its the best of both worlds.  ...  "
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" ...  (but that just may be me).  ...  "
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" ...  Had fun setting it up initially too.  ...  "
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" ...  So that was fun too.  ...  "
Gameplay / Engagement / Fun
 5
used, got, get, bit
+80%
-20%
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" ...  Definitely overkill, but fun.  ...  "
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" ...  (but that just may be me).  ...  "
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" ...  Had fun setting it up initially too.  ...  "
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" ...  So that was fun too.  ...  "
Gameplay / Difficulty
 4
tutorials, easy to use, easy
+100%
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" ...  iCue has been redesigned a few times though so be wary of outdated tutorials/guides.  ...  "
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" ...  Just be prepared to Google some tutorials if you've never used it before.  ...  "
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" ...  It takes some getting used to, just search on YouTube how to use it and then it's really easy to use, for me any way.  ...  "
Graphics
 3
cool, really, lighting, even
+67%
-33%
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" ...  Effects/light transition is beautiful.  ...  "
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" ...  The in game lighting effects are really cool and even helpful.  ...  "

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