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Rosewill RK-9100

Rosewill RK-9100
alaScore 90

77 reviews

May, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 77 reviews of Rosewill RK-9100. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Keyboards for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design. The durability is also appreciated. Some have doubts about the size. Reviews about the usability and price are different.

reliability, durability, design

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Keyboards the Rosewill RK-9100 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 77 reviews)

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

Rosewill Apollo RK-9100 & RGB80 Mechanical Keyboards Capsule Review

 

Rosewill is a known brand name in the North American markets. Although they started as a small company mainly focused on marketing budget-friendly products, today they have a large selection of technology-related products, including products that have...

With the Apollo RK-9100 and the RGB80, Rosewill proves that they can do a very good job when they want to design and market high-performance computer peripherals. Despite their simplicity, the quality of either keyboard does not disappoint. We do admit...

Sep, 2014

Expert review by: ThinkComputers (thinkcomputers.org)

Rosewill RK-9100BR Mechanical Keyboard Review

 

Conclusion Rosewill's RK-9100BR is a solid keyboard in regards to construction and performance. This keyboard is so solid that it can be used as a weapon against any would be thieves. When you aren't swinging for the fences, it'll provide reliable...

– Durable construction, – Great Illumination, – 2 Port USB 2.0 Hub, – Keys feel great and are easy to type on

– None

Jul, 2013

Expert review by: techPowerUp! (techpowerup.com)

Rosewill RK-9100 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

 

Rosewill manages to add some good features to an already well-performing keyboard; however, these come at a rather hefty price increase of $40. The new light system is quite fancy, and its gaming mode disabling the Windows keys is a welcome addition....

Choice of Cherry MX switches, Standard layout, Two USB ports, Advanced backlighting system, Sturdy, Simple looks

Simple looks, Pricey!, No driver suite, Green LEDs for lock-keys

Apr, 2013
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Expert review by: ComputerShopper (computershopper.com)

Expert Review

 

Choice of Cherry MX Blue or Brown key switches, Rugged build quality, Braided USB cable, WASD-only lighting mode

Extra-bright Num Lock, Scroll Lock, Caps Lock keys, Keyboard does not recall lighting preferences from boot to boot

On the whole, this board is a solid buy, but look for occasional sales on Newegg. Mind you, no mechanical keyboard is cheap, but seeing as this one is light on gamer-specific features beyond the backlighting, you should be able to find it on periodic...

Mar, 2013

Expert review by: Legit Reviews (legitreviews.com)

Rosewill RK-9100 Illuminated Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Review

 

Rosewill has come up with a real beauty with the RK-9100 series and if you like Cherry MX Blue or Brown switches you are in luck!

Nov, 2012

Consumer review by: MoDSec (newegg.com)

Works well until it doesn't.

 

The keyboard functions fantastically. It does everything as advertised and has some nice driver free built in settings such as: Adjusting the Backlights, disabling the Microsoft Flag Key, and Multi Media controls ; I have no complaints about its function

Here is where I'm having a problem occasionally. Upon starting the computer, sometimes the Keyboard does not function and I have to unplug and it. I've been trying to search and see if my keyboard is defective, but have yet to read about anyone with...

May, 2015

Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

Great until it doesnt work

 

was a fine basic mechanical keyboard

function keys are weird, I wish it had a designated volume slider. Oh yeah and it just stops working for no reason. Very clean, 5 months of light use, never moved from the desk. I tried in multiple P.c.s

May, 2015

Consumer review by: Matt (newegg.com)

Nice

 

Solid feel to the keyboard. Bright LEDs. Gaming mode is helpful. Haven't used the keybinding software but it looks to be simple enough. Good amount of noise from the keys, not too loud but you can still definitely hear that you're typing. Has audio...

I'm getting a little nit-picky, but I don't like how cheap the wrist rest is. There isn't much to it, and while putting it onto the keyboard one of the plastic pieces snapped off. It still works, but I can't help but think that the wrist rest was more...

May, 2015

Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

Perfection

 

I've owned Razer, Corsair, Logitech, etc. Name it and I've owned it. This keyboard is my 1st item of any kind from Rosewill. I must say this is quite a treat for me. The price to performance shames other keyboards like Razer and the cherry mx switches...

Great design and ease of use ; Sturdy construction ; Price is a phenomenal deal for this kind of keyboard ; Included game keys, key removal tool and arm rest are a great plus to an already solid item ; Included profile software is easy to use

None. Seriously I've owned 7 different mechanical keyboards and this one is the best deal of them all

May, 2015

Consumer review by: Ali A (newegg.com)

Awesome!!!

 

I love it! Got a pleasant surprise when i first took it out of the box, because it sure does have some heft to it. Very sturdy, and wont move around while your using it.

Awesome keyboard, makes not too loud of a clicky noise, but loud enough to be heard. The Cherry MX Black are amazing, and overall an amazing keyboard. The gaming mode is very useful, along with the application for setting up macros and such. I've...

None so far, really love it, although could've used more texture on the extra set of WASD keys. Wrist rest could be a little better

May, 2015
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