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Corsair STRAFE

alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 reviews of Corsair STRAFE. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Keyboards for all reviews. People are impressed by the reliability and durability. The usability and design are also appreciated.

price, design, usability, durability, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Keyboards the Corsair STRAFE is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 27 reviews)

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Expert review by: Barry Brenesal (

Corsair Strafe Review and Ratings


A handsome frame, excellent switches, first-rate software, and a low price make the Strafe an excellent entry-level buy for mechanical-keyboard first-timers.

Genuine Cherry MX switches ; Aggressively priced for a mechanical keyboard ; Well-designed supporting software ; Can store keyboard profiles for each executable ; Handsome design ; Excellent manual

No dedicated media or macro keys

You pay more for a mechanical keyboard than a rubber-dome one, as we noted earlier, but you also anticipate receiving more for your dollar. Mechanicals are expected to display a relatively high standard of workmanship, and Corsair is rightly considered...

Aug, 2015

Expert review by: Dan Tennant (toptenreviews.com_old)

Corsair Strafe Review


The Corsair Strafe is a great gaming keyboard that doesn't give you as many tools as some of its competitors. However, for its price point, this is a great mechanical gaming keyboard and is certainly worth your consideration. The red backlighting isn't...

The Corsair Utility Engine customization software is powerful and gives you full control over this keyboard.

You don't get dedicated macro keys or media keys with this keyboard.

The Corsair Strafe is a great mechanical gaming keyboard that strikes a good balance between price and functionality.

Expert review by: Edward Chester (

Corsair Strafe


Corsair's Vengeance K mechanical keyboards are among the most desirable on the market thanks to excellent build quality and a stylish design. However, their premium look demands a premium price, which is where the Corsair Gaming Strafe comes in.

We like the Corsair Strafe a lot. It’s a well made, nicely designed cheaper alternative to the the Corsair K70 RGB that definitely has the edge over even cheaper mechanical keyboards. However, it’s just a little too pricey for the features it offers...

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: Will (

Looks great


Needed a replacement wasn't too sure to begin with but now extremely nice keyboard to use and ergonomically comfortable while gaming

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: David (

Easy to set up


Good product easy to set up software easy to find really enjoying using the keyboard

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: djdj (

Great keyboard apart from the key chatter on my one.


Great keyboard apart from the fact it double types certainn letters after only 2 days of use

Jul, 2017

Consumer review by: margarert (

smart lighting


bought this to replace old keyboard never had a mechanical 1 before impressed with look and feel of buttons well worth the money

May, 2017

Consumer review by: Rooster672 (

Great keyboard


great keyboard well worth the money brill features and backlight

Mar, 2017

Consumer review by: Dean (

good quality keyboard cherry red led


good quality keyboard by corsair, mechanical, led strath cherry red, easy to use and set up , good price

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: Craigy (

Very Red


Ive got this, unboxed and now it will never leave my side. What a great keyboard. Pay the price it is because its worth it. Custom lights on the keyboard and a snazzy backlight. Keyboard heavy so not gonna move when ur playing dayz and you're panicked....

Sep, 2016

Product Specifications


Backlight: Yes
Backlight color:Red / Various
Color of product:Black
Surface coloration:Monotone

Energy Management

Power source type:USB


Plug and Play: Yes


Adjustable keyboard height: Yes
Built-in memory: Yes
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Device interface:USB
Full-size keyboard: Yes
Hot keys: Yes
Keyboard form factor:Standard
Keyboard integrated devices: No
Keyboard language:UK English
Keyboard Layout:QWERTY
Keyboard number of keys:104
Keyboard style:Straight
Keyboard type:QWERTY
Numeric keypad: Yes
Programmable hot keys: Yes
Purpose:PC/server / Universal
Recommended usage:Gaming
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Windows keys: Yes
Wireless technologies:Wired
Wrist rest:No / Yes


Mouse included: No

Packaging Content

Number of products included:1
Quick start guide:Y
User guide:Y

Packaging Data

Number of products included:1
Quick start guide: Yes
User guide: Yes


Power source type:USB

System Requirements

Windows operating systems supported:Windows 10 Education, Windows 10 Enterprise, Windows 10 Home, Windows 10 Home x64, Windows 10 Pro, Windows 10 Pro x64, Windows 7 Enterprise, Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 8, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8 Enterprise x64, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8 Pro x64, Windows 8 x64, Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 Enterprise, Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 8.1 Pro x64

Weight & Dimensions

Keyboard dimensions (WxDxH):17.6 x 6.69 x 1.57 / 6.69 x 17.6 x 1.57
Keyboard Weight:2.91 / 2.98