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Corsair Raptor K40

Corsair Raptor K40
alaScore 89

27 reviews

Aug, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 reviews of Corsair Raptor K40. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Keyboards for all reviews. Views about the design and durability are generally positive. The size and price also get good opinions.

usability, price, size, durability, design

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 89/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 27 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...

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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: (

Corsair Raptor K40 review


It may not have mechanical switches, but the Corsair Raptor K40 is a good-value gaming keyboard with plenty of features

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 rubber domes but takes a leaf out of the...

Jun, 2014

Consumer review by: Nicholas (

Corsair Raptor K40


probably the best non mechanical keyboard I've used

bundled software passable but not amazing

Apr, 2016

Consumer review by: Maribel (

Corsair Raptor K40


well I don't use mine for gaming maybe gamers can tell more, the fact that it illuminate keyboards with different colours and no lagging when typing, volume control, play & pause video and doing the usual stuffs for me, it's a great product


Apr, 2016

Consumer review by: Chris (

CORSAIR Raptor K40 Gaming Keyboard


Looks smart, easy to type on once you're used to it, lighting is great

The quick keys on the left side are easy to hit by accident

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: Chris (

Corsair Raptor K40


Looks smart, easy to type on once you're used to it, lighting is great

The quick keys on the left side are easy to hit by accident

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: Kester (

CORSAIR Raptor K40 Gaming Keyboard


Keys feel better than my cheap keyboard

Key lighting could be brighter

Jun, 2015

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


Split keyboard: No