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Rosewill RK-9100

Rosewill RK-9100
alaScore 90

65 reviews

Feb, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 65 reviews of Rosewill RK-9100. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Keyboards for all reviews. People really like the design and durability. The price and reliability also get good opinions, whereas comments are divided on the usability. There are some critical comments about the size.

reliability, price, 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 65 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: InfinityX (newegg.com)

Babby's first mechanical

 

This was my first keyboard, and I sure as hell am not going to be able to go back to a rubber dome. The difference for typing is almost as "night and day" as the difference between an HDD and an SSD. I may be a bad typist, but the new mechanical...

Super sturdy feel, both the board and the keys themselves ; No extra freaking macro keys that I"ll never use ; Backlighting has multiple levels of brightness ; Media controls

None found so far

Feb, 2015

Consumer review by: Brian S. (newegg.com)

Works like it should.

 

Kind of regretting my purchase. It's a great keyboard for the price, but I should have paid the extra $30 and got a corsair.

Great keyboard for the price. I chose the cherry MX Black switches since I like to rest my fingers on my keys and don't want to accidentally push them. This is my first mechanical gaming keyboard so it's something I'll have to kind of get used to

The only problem I have had is the extra "w" key cap kept popping of when I would be holding it down when playing games. Maybe it's just a bad quality key cap, but it seems like it has a lot of wiggle, but I guess that's just what happens with mech...

Feb, 2015

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

RK-9100xB

 

I feel like something that cost almost $100 should work ever time all of the time. On the other hand I do love the keyboard because when it works properly it's just beautiful. I think more time should have been given to get the software right before...

Beautiful, heavy, durable, solid and professional looking

It was difficult for some reason, I can't figure out, for my computer to accept the drivers and software that came with the keyboard. Furthermore, at first, the mouse jack didn't want to work with my mouse. Both of those issues appear to be resolved,...

Feb, 2015

Consumer review by: Monte (newegg.com)

Works like a champ

 

Does what you expect. Works fine POST boot via the O/S driver

Keyboard fails to work until booting into the operating system (only works with a drive). I was unable to use the keyboard to get into my BIOS or other pre-OS functions. This experienced was with the latest BIOS as of this writing for the HP Z620

Feb, 2015

Consumer review by: Monte (newegg.com)

Does not work without a driver

 

Does what you expect. Works fine POST boot via the O/S driver

Keyboard fails to work until booting into the operating system (only works with a drive). I was unable to use the keyboard to get into my BIOS or other pre-OS functions. This experienced was with the latest BIOS as of this writing for the HP Z620

Feb, 2015
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