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Rosewill RK-9100

Rosewill RK-9100
alaScore 89

80 reviews

Jun, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 80 reviews of Rosewill RK-9100. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Keyboards for all reviews. People are impressed by the design and durability, whereas many are negative about the size. The usability and price get mixed opinions.

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 89/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 80 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: N/A (newegg.com)

Only lasted 1 year.

 

if my keyboard didn't die so quick, this would be the only keyboard i would ever purchase. but after it dying i have to stay away and look for a more reliable mechanical keyboard

its a mechanical key board, blue leds are perfect

2 days ago when i got home from work my keyboard wouldn't turn on, its dead. im so mad. i loved this keyboard but with it dying with in a year i won't buy this one again. $150 keyboard should not die so soon

Jun, 2015

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

Very disappointing after being a good Keyboard.

 

I liked the Keyboard while it lasted. For the price it felt very nice. However after about 7 months it stopped working. The USB hub still worked but the rest of the Keyboard was unresponsive. The backlit LEDs didn't even turn on. I tried re-installing...

Backlight ; nice mechanical feel

Volume shortcuts far FN key, required 2 hands for volume change ; Died after 7 months

May, 2015

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
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