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Saitek Cyborg v.5

Saitek Cyborg v.5
alaScore 83

257 reviews

Oct, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 257 reviews of Saitek Cyborg v.5. 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. Reviewers are impressed by the design and reliability. The durability and price are also mentioned favorably.

usability, price, durability, reliability, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Keyboards the Saitek Cyborg v.5 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 195 user reviews of Saitek Cyborg v.5 from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Keyboards on Reviewers are impressed by the size and reliability. The durability and price also get good reviews.

usability, price, durability, reliability, size

89% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Mad Catz V.5 Keyboard for PCMad Catz V.5 Keyboard for PC

Oct, 2016

Consumer review by: JERRY M. (

Mad Catz MCB44026N0B2/04/1 V5 Keyboard


holds up well for moderate typing,gaming...

good lay out.nice color background.

I need to buy a mechanical keyboard!!!

Jan, 2016

Consumer review by: Brandon S. (

Great keyboard


Excellent keyboard worth every cent.

Great mechanical keyboard with satisfying taps. Backlit keys are easy to read in the dark; not too bright not too dark. I've owned this keyboard for three years now and the lighting is just as good as it was when I got it. Keys are all still...

Keys could be a little easier to remove for cleaning. They're on pretty tight.

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: Wade B. (

nice look


great look for a budget board with backlight. better to spend the extra for a v7 for the extra quality

very nice basic keyboard with nice backlighting. cost effective budget keyboard with a real nice look and does what its designed for.

keys start squeak after a few hours use

Mar, 2015

Consumer review by: Lazaro P. (

Great keyboard!


-Looks great (red makes everything better) -The keys have a nice feel to them and are quiet especially if you slide-type. (maybe thats just me) -Best of all, it is a great value

Only gripe I can think of is simple media buttons.

Jul, 2014

Consumer review by: Richard H. (

Great budget gaming keyboard


If you are looking for a great keyboard for everyday use and gaming, this is exceptional value, you will not be disappointed. I saved a hundred bucks and put that to more important things like paying for my gtx780ti dual classified

No this is not mechanical, but who cares. This keyboard gives you a nice feeling when keys are depressed and is easy to type on without being annoyingly loud. The backlight is adequate and not distracting. People giving this keyboard a low score...

The hand rest is something I found to be rather poorly made (flimsy), and is rather pointless. I found this keyboard to be easier to use without it.

Jun, 2014

Consumer review by: Samantha G. (

good quality, little light on features


This is a great keyboard with a few slightly off things about it. I would give it a 4.5 rather than a 4 is the finish wasn't glossed on the keys. Don't get me wrong this is a great keyboard, I would just consider if you will need macro keys at some point

Backlight isn't distracting or overdone keys all have a nice responsiveness overall is comfortable sleek and clean ...written many-a-essays on it...

feature list is a little light -no macro keys/ media keys means that you will find yourself using many universal modifier shortcuts for custom commands - volume and light keys are not illuminated (little awkward looking to have 4 keys not light) - all...

May, 2014

Consumer review by: Edward H. (

great keyboard


looks great at night. easy self install. great price, fast delivery.

none yet.

Apr, 2014

Consumer review by: Kyle H. (

Wrong Keyboard Sent


Nice Back light, comfortable detachable palm rest

Not the correct emblems. It is suppose to be a Cyborg not a Mad Catz Symbol

Feb, 2014

Consumer review by: Diane E. (

Amazing Keyboard


Solid keyboard for a great price.

I've had this keyboard since my first computer build, which was almost 5 years ago. Everything still works like it was new, no lights out on the backlighting, no keys sticking or not registering, still in 100% working order. I'm a gamer, and have been...

Not mechanical, but already known before buying.

Jan, 2014

Consumer review by: Joshua P. (

Great Value for the Price


Red LED backlight Smooth typing you'd expect from a desktop keyboard Volume Control Removable palm rest Long USB wire Easy to adjust backlight settings No recognizable lag between keystrokes No ghosting Arrived in 2 days with eggsaver shipping Arrived...

Cheap plastic palm rest(thought it was rubber or other kind of material) Not Mechanical, but knew that before purchasing.

Sep, 2013

Product Specifications


Apple Lightning Connector: No
Built-in Storage Capability: No
Calculator Functionality: No
Charging Unit Included: No
Chip Card Reader: No
Flexible Keyboard: No
Force / Vibrate Feedback: No
Integrated Cursor Control:No / Not Applicable
Magnetic Card Reader: No
Numerical Block Included: No
Read / Write Functionality: No
Remote Control: No
Scrolling Function: Yes
Scrolling Type:4-ways
Scrolling Wheel: Yes
Separate Mouse Included: No
USB Hub: No
Voice Control: No

General Features

Battery-free Mouse: No
Gaming Product: Yes
Graphic Tablet with Mouse:Not Applicable
Graphic Tablet with Pen:Not Applicable
Input Registration:Optical Laser
Notebook Mouse: No
Platform:PC / Mac
Supported Console:Not Applicable
Type:Keyboard / PC Mouse
Type of Connection:Cable