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The Essential Role of Keyboards in PC Gaming and General Use

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Keyboards play a vital role in both PC gaming and general computer usage. For gamers, the choice often leans towards gaming keyboards due to their specialized features and functionalities. With a multitude of options available from various manufacturers, selecting the right gaming keyboard can be a challenging task. Some individuals even opt for multiple keyboards to cater to their specific needs. In this article, we’ll delve into personal recommendations and popular choices within the PC gaming community, all of which pair seamlessly with custom gaming PCs or mini gaming PC setups.

Logitech G915 TKL: A Wireless Marvel

The Logitech G915 TKL stands out as a remarkable keyboard. As my first and only investment in a wireless keyboard, it continues to impress to this day. Despite being a tenkeyless version, it boasts a compact design, lightweight construction, exceptional responsiveness, and impressively long battery life. While lacking macro keys, this keyboard serves gamers well even in MMOs. Logitech’s downloadable software offers a plethora of customizable options, including key bindings, remapping, and a wide range of color schemes. Although it carries a higher price tag, the G915 TKL is undoubtedly worth the investment, elevating the experience of any custom gaming PC or mini gaming PC setup.

Logitech G915 TKL

ASUS ROG Azoth Wireless Mechanical Keyboard: A Compelling Contender

The ASUS ROG Azoth Wireless Mechanical Keyboard has generated considerable buzz in the gaming community. While ASUS isn’t traditionally associated with peripherals, they hit a home run with this wireless keyboard. Sporting a compact TKL layout, the keyboard boasts aesthetic appeal and incorporates unique features like an OLED screen in the upper right-hand corner and an astonishing battery life of up to 2000 hours (without RGB enabled). Despite its robust appearance, it comes with a hefty price tag and reportedly lacks an optimal application for customization. Nevertheless, for those seeking top-tier quality for their custom gaming PC setup, the Azoth stands as a compelling option.

ASUS ROG Azoth Wireless Mechanical Keyboard

Corsair K100: Evolution of Excellence

Corsair has a reputation for crafting quality keyboards, and the Corsair K100 is a testament to their legacy. This iteration builds upon the foundation of their legendary keyboards by introducing updated features like stream deck support and an iQUE wheel for on-the-fly adjustments. Gamers with multiple profiles for different titles will find solace in the keyboard’s ability to accommodate up to 200 profiles. Equipped with Corsair’s OPX Opto-Mechanical Switches, each key switch boasts a lifespan of up to 150 million presses. These switches offer enhanced resistance compared to traditional counterparts, which can be a double-edged sword. While they might feel more sensitive, they can prevent accidental key presses, which has its advantages.

Corsair K100

Finding the Perfect Fit for Your Setup

Selecting peripherals for your custom gaming PC requires careful consideration to ensure they align with your preferences and needs. With countless options available, the process can be overwhelming, but experimentation and trial and error are invaluable in narrowing down your choices. An advantage in the keyboard market is the decent resell value, providing an avenue to recover some of the cost if a chosen option doesn’t meet your expectations. 

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Wesley Boyer

Hi Everyone! I am Wesley and I handle a lot of behind the scenes stuff with AVADirect, alongside writing blogs. A bit about me, I am a huge comic book fan, a gamer at heart (everyone probably knows that by now), a die hard Blink-182 fan, and a family man first and foremost.

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