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The Corsair Vengeance K90 is a sturdy, mechanical-switch keyboard, with an unmatched set of gamer-specific features, including 18 macro keys that can be programmed directly from the keyboard without installing any software. Anti-ghosting and 20-key rollover help make the keyboard more responsive to the right keystrokes and while ignoring the wrong ones. And, of course, there's an adjustable backlight, a USB port (especially useful, since the Vengeance requires two ports for itself), and a removable palm rest. show more

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Critic reviews

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  • Ergonomics / comfort
    8.4
  • Tactility / button-feel
    8.2
  • Design and form factor
    8.6
  • Noise
    7.7
  • Configurability
    9.2
  • Portability
    5.5

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User reviews

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9.0
PC Mag Apr 30, 2012

The Corsair Vengeance K90 gaming keyboard pairs a well-built gaming keyboard with a smorgasbord of customization, media controls and ergonomic features.

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8.0
AnandTech Feb 18, 2012

The K90 is definitely an excellent piece of kit, and it feels like it was designed by people who used other gaming keyboards and felt like those products just weren't cutting the mustard.

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TweakTown Mar 28, 2012

Being considerably more affordable than previous mechanical keyboard solutions, the Vengeance K90 mechanical Keyboard offers just too many goodies to pass it by!

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8.0
TechRadar Aug 22, 2012

This is a keyboard you'll find yourself making excuses for though, because day by day, tap by tap, it becomes a luxury you can't imagine gaming without.

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9.0
Benchmark Reviews Apr 16, 2012

The enthusiast gets a great product out of the K90 with its linear force switches, brushed aluminum exterior, and software that is easy to use. Overall though the Corsair K90 is a extremely expensive keyboard but it does provide many great features for users.

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9.0
HotHardware May 16, 2012

Are these devices expensive? Yes, though not extravagantly so, compared to the competition. Are they worth it to gamers looking for a great experience from their peripherals? Indeed.

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9.0
Bjorn3D Apr 11, 2012

The Corsair Vengeance K90 provides not only unprecedented response in keyboard control, but adds a feature rich bank of dedicated macro and multimedia keys. For its quality and innovation, the Corsair Vengeance K90 earns the Bjorn3D Silver Bear Award.

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8.0
Everything USB Apr 30, 2012

It raises the bar to new heights for gaming and mechanical keyboards alike, but could stand to lose its dome-switched function keys that greatly diminish the backlighting and feel. A driver and firmware update couldn't hurt either.

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8.0
Gaming Shogun May 7, 2012

The Corsair Vengeance K90 gaming keyboard is a great choice for dedicated gamers looking for real performance and sturdy constructions. At just shy of $130, we highly recommend it.

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9.0
Overclock3D.net Jan 23, 2012

With high quality switches, heavily braided cable, tank-like construction and very easy customisation the Vengeance K90 keyboard is excellent and a worthy winner of our OC3D Gold Award. Just a shame the software somewhat lets it down.

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8.0
ArmpitOfDeath ArmpitOfDeath

The K90 is a competent gaming keyboard with the Cherry switch variety that makes most sense to me on such an article - reds. These have no click / resistance like blues, no (irrelevant IMO) actuation detent like the browns, and a lighter touch then the blacks - which makes it most suitable for...

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9.0
ahmadalam ahmadalam

I've had it almost two years now and still love it. I do type more accurately on a Cherry Blue switched keyboard with wider key tops, but I really don't like the double click noise and it's awful for even casual gaming, the Cherry Red on this are ideal. My very first one was returned within a...

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6.0
mol mol

Wristrest, roller volume key. MX Cherry Red keys is all nice features of this keyboard. But.. you have to be wary with first versions of Corsair products. They usually release something better a year later.. Case in point: K95 looks really nice and hopefully dont have the drawbacks of K90: *...

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