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Corsair Vengeance K70

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2477 reviews of Corsair Vengeance K70. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Keyboards for all reviews. Opinions about the size and reliability are generally positive. The design and usability also get good views, but some have doubts about the price.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Keyboards the Corsair Vengeance K70 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 97/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Corsair Vengeance K70

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 261 user reviews of Corsair Vengeance K70 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Keyboards on Amazon.co.uk. Opinions about the size and reliability are overall positive. The durability and usability are also mentioned favorably, but opinions are divided on the price.

design, usability, durability, reliability, size

90% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Corsair CH-9000011-UK Vengeance K70 Performance FPS Mechanical Gaming Keyboard - BlackCorsair CH-9000011-UK Vengeance K70 Performance FPS Mechanical Gaming Keyboard - Black

Apr, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Corsair Vengeance K70

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 334 user reviews of Corsair Vengeance K70 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Keyboards on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the price and reliability. The design and usability also get good opinions.

durability, usability, design, reliability, price

96% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Corsair Vengeance K70 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard - Black Cherry MX Red (CH-9000011-NA)Corsair Vengeance K70 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard - Black Cherry MX Red (CH-9000011-NA)

Apr, 2017

Expert review by: E. Fylladitakis (anandtech.com)

The Corsair Gaming K70 RGB RAPIDFIRE Mechanical Keyboard Review

 

As with every market that goes through a sustained period of significant growth, the market of mechanical keyboards is becoming heavily saturated. There already are dozens of companies offering literally hundreds of mechanical keyboards, covering...

Corsair also seems quite proud of their new Corsair Utility Engine software and they have every reason to be. It is a very advanced keyboard tuning software, one of the best that we have seen to this date. The programming options and capabilities are...

Jul, 2016

Expert review by: Brian Westover (pcmag.com)

Corsair K70 RGB

 

The Corsair K70 RGB is a very well-made keyboard with an impressive array of customizable features and dazzling backlighting options.

Mechanical keyboard with customizable per-key backlighting. Dozens of programmable options. Customizable lighting modes. Stylish aluminum design. Detachable wrist rest

High price. No USB pass-through connection. Lacks dedicated macro buttons

When Corsair introduced its Vengeance line of gaming keyboards in 2012 with the Corsair Vengeance K60, it offered a well-made keyboard with features and customization options that gave competitive gamers an edge. Well, it has dropped the Vengeance...

Feb, 2015

Expert review by: E. Fylladitakis (anandtech.com)

Corsair Gaming K70 RGB Mechanical Keyboard Review

 

It has been twenty years since Corsair's first retail products hit the shelves and the company has undoubtedly come a very long way since then. What started as a small memory manufacturer is now a major global supplier of advanced computer components...

Sep, 2014

Expert review by: PC Magazine (pcmag.com)

Corsair Vengeance K70 (Cherry MX Red)

 

High-quality mechanical keyboard is great for gaming or typing. Individual key backlighting. Built-in media controls. Detachable wrist rest. Solid aluminum construction.

Pricey. No color options for backlight.

The Corsair Vengeance K70 (Cherry MX Red) is a mechanical gaming keyboard with features gamers will quickly embrace, like swappable keycaps and individual key backlighting.

Aug, 2014

Expert review by: E. Fylladitakis (anandtech.com)

Corsair Vengeance K70 Keyboard Review

 

Mechanical keyboards are far from a new technology; they are decades old and some of the first mass produced personal computers came with mechanical keyboards back in the 1980's. However, due to their high production cost, they were soon replaced by...

Where the Vengeance K70 does not fare well at all is on versatility and software—there is none. There are no macro keys and no programming capabilities at all, leaving the Vengeance K70 without any advanced keyboard capabilities. With a price tag of...

Jun, 2014

Expert review by: Barry Brenesal (computershopper.com)

Corsair K70 RGB Rapidfire Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Review and Ratings

 

"Cherry MX Speed" mechanical switches are the difference here—to us, a minor one—but the Corsair formula of a sturdy, handsome gaming keyboard with excellent software remains a potent draw in this K70 variant.

Excellent mechanical key switches ; Sturdy, handsome design ; Software stores unlimited profiles ; Great macro editor ; Dedicated media controls ; Volume dial

Quite pricey ; New key switch barely differs in feel from Cherry MX Red ; A few counterintuitive layout choices

It's the Cherry MX Speed mechanical switches that are meant to sell Corsair's K70 RGB Rapidfire, with their 1.2mm actuation point. We can't speak to how professional tournament players will find them, but we didn't notice any difference while playing...

May, 2016

Expert review by: Chad Sebring (tweaktown.com)

Corsair K70 RGB RAPIDFIRE Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Review

 

Corsair's K70 RGB RAPIDFIRE mechanical gaming keyboard features impressive new Cherry MX Speed switches to improve your typing and gaming experience.

Apr, 2016

Expert review by: Byron Hinson (neowin.net)

Corsair Gaming K70 RGB Mechanical Gaming Keyboard - Review

 

Corsair Gaming K70 RGB Mechanical Gaming Keyboard is an expensive LED Backlit keyboard with so many options for colours. Its well built, great at customisability and comes with an optional palm rest.

Nov, 2014

Expert review by: Eric Frederiksen (technobuffalo.com)

Corsair Gaming K70 RGB Keyboard Review

 

Disclaimer: Corsair Gaming provided us with the K65, K70, and K95 keyboard models for test and review. We used the Corsair keyboards exclusively for about two and a half weeks before writing this review.

Oct, 2014

Expert review by: Stuart Davidson (hardwareheaven.com)

Corsair Gaming K70 RGB Review

 

Today Corsair are rebranding their Vengeance range of gaming peripherals. Corsair Gaming is the new brand that you can expect to see from them in future and today we look at one of the first products under the new name in our K70 RGB Review.

Sep, 2014

Product Specifications

Design

Adjustable backlight: Yes

Ergonomics

Removable keycaps: Yes

Keyboard

Adjustable key response time: Yes
Cherry MX switch type:Blue / Brown / Red
Key response time (max):1 / 8
Key response time (min):1 / 2 / 8
Key travel distance:0.0472 / 0.0787 / 0.0866
Keyboard key switch:Mechanical key switch
Magnetic Card Reader: No
Multimedia Keys: Yes
Number of key response time settings:4 / 5
Polling rate:1000
Polling rate (max):1000
Repeat rate adjustment: Yes
Rollover:6-key rollover / N-key rollover
Smart Card Reader: No
Split keyboard: No
USB Hub:No / Yes

Packaging Data

Keycap removal tool: Yes