What kind of keyboard is for me?
A keyboard is more than just a tool for typing into your computer. It's one of two peripherals that you directly interact with so finding the perfect one is vital to a good PC experience. For the gamers out there, a good mechanical gaming keyboard can improve the way you play with faster response times and more tactile feedback. For others, LED backlighting can provide gentle illumination in dimly lit workspaces, a full RGB spectrum light show, or even game specific hot keys. Finally, look to dedicated media and macro keys as an added convenience and to help maximize your efficiency.
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What is a gaming keyboard?
A gaming keyboard is similar to a regular keyboard with the exception of a few very important differences. The main one is the type of switch used. A traditional keyboard uses rubber domes which feel mushy and provide little feedback. A high quality switch such as Logitech's Romer-G switches, Corsair's Rapidfire switches, Razer's mechanical switches, or any Cherry-MX switch variants will provide a very satisfying and clear actuation point, so you have full control in your games. Click here to learn more about gaming keyboards.
What is a wireless keyboard?
A wireless keyboard is the quickest way to reduce clutter on a desk. Whether it uses infrared, bluetooth, or even Wi-Fi wireless connectivity, a wireless keyboard allows you the freedom to sit anywhere you want and still have full control over your computer. Look for a wireless media keyboard with a built in trackpad so you can control the mouse as well - an excellent option for any media PC's or Smart TV's.
What is an ergonomic keyboard?
If you sit at a desk and type for many hours of the day, then look for an ergonomic keyboard. By offering a more natural typing position, ergonomic keyboards can reduce strain and pressure in your wrists and elbows for a more comfortable experience. There are many different variants available, including models that split the keyboard in half, different angles for each key, and special padded rests for long term use.