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Corsair STRAFE

alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 reviews of Corsair STRAFE. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability and durability. The usability and design are also mentioned favorably.

price, design, usability, durability, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Corsair STRAFE is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Barry Brenesal (

Corsair Strafe Review and Ratings


A handsome frame, excellent switches, first-rate software, and a low price make the Strafe an excellent entry-level buy for mechanical-keyboard first-timers.

Genuine Cherry MX switches ; Aggressively priced for a mechanical keyboard ; Well-designed supporting software ; Can store keyboard profiles for each executable ; Handsome design ; Excellent manual

No dedicated media or macro keys

You pay more for a mechanical keyboard than a rubber-dome one, as we noted earlier, but you also anticipate receiving more for your dollar. Mechanicals are expected to display a relatively high standard of workmanship, and Corsair is rightly considered...

Aug, 2015

Expert review by : Edward Chester (

Corsair Strafe


Corsair's Vengeance K mechanical keyboards are among the most desirable on the market thanks to excellent build quality and a stylish design. However, their premium look demands a premium price, which is where the Corsair Gaming Strafe comes in.

We like the Corsair Strafe a lot. It’s a well made, nicely designed cheaper alternative to the the Corsair K70 RGB that definitely has the edge over even cheaper mechanical keyboards. However, it’s just a little too pricey for the features it offers...

Sep, 2015

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Bought as a surprise gift for my boyfriend for christmas his face was like a 5 year old and he was so excited best reaction ever he loves it works a dream

Feb, 2018

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Simple but effective


Responsive mechanical keyboard, just plug and play! Contains a few extra textured keys for the W,A,S,D and a few more which are helpful for giving tactile feedback whilst playing! Great build quality and a usb passthrough unseen at this price range....

Jan, 2018

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Looks great


Needed a replacement wasn't too sure to begin with but now extremely nice keyboard to use and ergonomically comfortable while gaming

Nov, 2017

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Easy to set up


Good product easy to set up software easy to find really enjoying using the keyboard

Nov, 2017

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Great keyboard apart from the key chatter on my one.


Great keyboard apart from the fact it double types certainn letters after only 2 days of use

Jul, 2017

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smart lighting


bought this to replace old keyboard never had a mechanical 1 before impressed with look and feel of buttons well worth the money

May, 2017

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Great keyboard


great keyboard well worth the money brill features and backlight

Mar, 2017

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good quality keyboard cherry red led


good quality keyboard by corsair, mechanical, led strath cherry red, easy to use and set up , good price

Dec, 2016

Product Specifications


Backlight: Yes
Backlight color:Red / Various
Color of product:Black
Product color:Black
Surface coloration:Monotone

Energy Management

Power source type:USB


Plug and Play: Yes


Adjustable keyboard height: Yes
Built-in memory: Yes
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Device interface:USB
Full-size keyboard: Yes
Hot keys: Yes
Keyboard form factor:Standard
Keyboard integrated devices: No
Keyboard language:UK English
Keyboard Layout:QWERTY
Keyboard number of keys:104
Keyboard style:Straight
Keyboard type:QWERTY
Numeric keypad: Yes
Programmable hot keys: Yes
Purpose:PC/server / Universal
Recommended usage:Gaming
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Windows keys: Yes
Wireless technologies:Wired
Wrist rest:No / Yes


Mouse included:N / No

Packaging Content

Number of products included:1
Quick start guide:Y
User guide:Y

Packaging Data

Number of products included:1
Quick start guide: Yes
User guide: Yes


Power source type:USB

System Requirements

Windows operating systems supported:Windows 10 Education, Windows 10 Enterprise, Windows 10 Home, Windows 10 Home x64, Windows 10 Pro, Windows 10 Pro x64, Windows 7 Enterprise, Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 8, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8 Enterprise x64, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8 Pro x64, Windows 8 x64, Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 Enterprise, Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 8.1 Pro x64

Weight & Dimensions

Keyboard dimensions (WxDxH):17.6 x 6.69 x 1.57 / 6.69 x 17.6 x 1.57
Keyboard Weight:2.91 / 2.98