Corsair Unveiled New K70 RGB RAPIDFIRE Mechanical Keyboard

Posted on Jun 28 2016 - 8:56pm by Daniel Fisher

A top manufacturer of high-performance gaming hardware and the first keyboard maker in the world to hit the market with Cherry’s MX RGB switches, Corsair unveiled RapidFire mechanical keyboard model called the K70 RGB RAPIDFIRE.

The new K70 RGB RAPIDFIRE designed to actuate faster than any other switch on the market. Including the brushed aluminium finish and the clear switch housing, which enables the RGB LEDs to shine through with perfect uniformity.

The K70 RGB RAPIDFIRE have a upgraded per-key multi-color dynamic vibrant back-lighting, allowing users to customize the color, pattern or lighting effect of every single key, it also offers the same effects in single-color red LED lighting. Whichever gamers chose, they will benefit from a host of easily downloadable profiles online to instantly light up their keyboard, or a host of pre-sets built into Corsair powerful software, Corsair Utility Engine (CUE).


It is the first gaming keyboard in the world that feature all-new Cherry MX Speed RGB mechanical switch, which Corsair has exclusive rights to use for the next six months. With a low 1.2 mm actuation and a lightweight operation of just 45 grams, it’s 40 percent faster than standard Cherry MX Red switches.

Corsair has a simple media key layout for the K70, with a wheel for volume control, You’ll also find some play/pause and skip forward and back buttons. It is 100% anti-ghosting and full key rollover on USB. Its advanced lighting control and large font keycaps deliver dynamic, vibrant multi-color backlighting.