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Corsair Raptor K40

Corsair Raptor K40
alaScore 91

6 reviews

Sep, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 reviews of Corsair Raptor K40. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Keyboards for all reviews. People are impressed by the durability. The usability is also mentioned favorably. There are some less positive reviews about the price.

usability, durability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Keyboards the Corsair Raptor K40 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 6 reviews)

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Expert review by: E. Fylladitakis (

Corsair Raptor K40 Keyboard Review


A few years ago, we witnessed the return of mechanical keyboards and ever since then companies have been fighting a marketing war about whose keyboard is better. The truth however is that mechanical keyboards, even in their least expensive...

Although this picture is wrong in a number of ways, it depicts a simple truth: the number that a human can differentiate from one side of the visible wavelength to the other is between five and twenty colors. Females can usually differentiate more...

Apr, 2014

Expert review by: ComputerShopper (

Expert Review


Deep macro functionality, Key plungers set above closed keyboard surface, Side-splayed feet, Color-configurable backlighting

Not a mechanical board, Next to no macro instructions, No help system

Given all else you get, the K40 is an excellent investment at about half the price of top-shelf gaming models like the Ryos. If you’re not wedded to a mechanical keyfeel, you can get plenty of mileage out of this board and spend the difference on games.

Jun, 2014

Expert review by: The Guru of 3D (guru3d)

Corsair Raptor K40 review


Admittedly we like the entire Vengeance Keyboard series very much. This is the first Raptor we have tested and admittedly I am impressed. The Raptor series is aimed to be more mainstream, and while it certainly has a somewhat "cheaper" feel opposed to...

Mar, 2014

Expert review by: Jon Martindale (

Corsair Raptor K40 gaming keyboard


Mechanical keyboards have been popular with the gaming audience now for some time, but they can often be rather expensive. Corsair recently released their K40 gamer keyboard which uses more mainstream...

Fast and easy to type on ; Keys have a nice finish ; Media keys, built in memory ; Fantastic backlighting

Not as satisfying to use as a mechanical keyboard ; Response times aren’t as good as comparable priced mechanical ; Activation feels heavy and can tire fingers

Do you buy technology for the workplace?

Jun, 2014

Product Specifications


Apple Lightning Connector: No
Calculator Functionality: No
Chip Card Reader: No
Flexible Keyboard: No
Integrated Cursor Control: No
Magnetic Card Reader: No
Remote Control: No
Separate Mouse Included: No
USB Hub: No
Voice Control: No

General Features

Platform:PC / Mac
Supported Console:Not Applicable
Type of Connection:Cable