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Corsair reveals new K70 and K65 keyboards plus two new mice

Corsair reveals new K70 and K65 keyboards plus two new mice

The Corsair Vengeance K70 is now available in a variety of options.

Corsair has announced a slew of new gaming keyboards, including new variations on its new mechanical keyboard the Vengeance K70, as well as a couple of new gaming mice: the Raptor M40 and M30.

The new K70 models sport a variety of combinations of LED backlighting, chassis colour and key-switch type, offering an alternative to the standard model that uses a black anodised finish, red backlighting and Cherry Red key-switches. Now options for blue backlighting, gun-metal or plain aluminium (silver) chassis and Cherry MX blue and brown switches will all be available, for the same price as the standard keyboard.

The K70 is a replacement for the K60, featuring all-mechanical key-switches, backlighting and a tough aluminium chassis. Multimedia keys, a volume wheel, and contoured WASD keycaps are also included. The backlighting can also be fully programmed and the keys support 20-key rollover for ensuring there is no delay when multiple keys are pressed at once.

Corsair reveals new K70 and K65 keyboards plus two new mice

Joining the K70 is a new tenkeyless variant called the Vengeance K65. This looses the numpad of the larger models, as well as backlighting, and features a removable cable for easy storage when taking the 'board with you. Impressively it's set to be priced at only around £65.

Corsair reveals new K70 and K65 keyboards plus two new mice

As well as new keyboards, Corsair also debuted a couple of new mice at Computex 2013. These fall into the 'mainstream' Raptor brand and consist of the Raptor M40 and Raptor M30, with both featuring optical sensors.

Corsair reveals new K70 and K65 keyboards plus two new mice

The Raptor M40 looks like the more expensive Vengeance M40 and includes the same adjustable weights system. However it looses the aluminium base - though gains an illuminated Corsair logo - and uses a 4,000dpi optical sensor.

Corsair reveals new K70 and K65 keyboards plus two new mice

Meanwhile the Raptor M30 is another step down, including an unspecified game-tuned optical sensor and on-the-fly dpi switching.

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Yslen 5th June 2013, 13:55 Quote
If they ditched the volume controls and Corsair logo from the top of the board, the K65 would look awesome.

It's unfortunate that they've gone for cheaply printed keycaps and then made the bottom row non-standard, so they'll be tricky to replace.

I also think the brighter finish on the full size boards is nicer than the "gun metal" finish on the K65.
sixfootsideburns 5th June 2013, 15:57 Quote
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Originally Posted by Yslen
If they ditched the volume controls and Corsair logo from the top of the board, the K65 would look awesome.

Thats like asking an automotive manufacturer to not put their emblem on the hood of the vehicle lol, personally I think it looks great the way it is. I can't stand small keyboards because I have big mitts, but as far as aesthetics go I think they did an awesome job.

A mech. keyboard is definitely my next PC purchase, now I just need to decide what color cherry's...
GeorgeStorm 5th June 2013, 16:10 Quote
The K65 looks ok, although why the odd bottom row I've no idea, just makes keycaps more difficult/expensive to buy :(
Yslen 5th June 2013, 19:05 Quote
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Originally Posted by sixfootsideburns
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Originally Posted by Yslen
If they ditched the volume controls and Corsair logo from the top of the board, the K65 would look awesome.

Thats like asking an automotive manufacturer to not put their emblem on the hood of the vehicle lol, personally I think it looks great the way it is. I can't stand small keyboards because I have big mitts, but as far as aesthetics go I think they did an awesome job.

A mech. keyboard is definitely my next PC purchase, now I just need to decide what color cherry's...

Well, if cars had badges that took up a similar amount of the product to that corsair badge, they'd be enormous. If it has to be there, make it subtle, else it detracts from the otherwise sleek design. Filco have the right idea, plus a more attractive logo to begin with.

Oh, and this isn't really a "small" keyboard, it's the same size as any other in terms of keys and spacings. It's just the numpad that's been lopped off.
Kovoet 5th June 2013, 20:55 Quote
Love my K70 but I like the look of that raptor might look at it
Waynio 7th June 2013, 22:54 Quote
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Originally Posted by Kovoet
Love my K70 but I like the look of that raptor might look at it

Just got mine today, pure awesomeness. :)

Only thing I'd have prefered is white LED's so I could mod the colour nice & easy with transparent tinted vinyl, can still change the colour like that but not as good as if it was white instead of blue.
Kovoet 10th June 2013, 20:53 Quote
Glad you like it. Much prefer it to my K90. In black with the red keys just looks so sexy
dipzy 10th June 2013, 22:28 Quote
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