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Experts recommend Corsair K100 RGB more than Kinesis Freestyle Edge RGB

As of 5 Jun 2024, experts prefer Corsair K100 RGB over Kinesis Freestyle Edge RGB, but both Gaming Keyboards have solid expert endorsements.

As per this month's meta ranking, Corsair K100 RGB received 2 recommendations: from TechRadar (26 Mar 2024) and T3 (28 Sep 2023). Kinesis Freestyle Edge RGB was also endorsed 2 times: by PC Gamer (9 Mar 2024) and PCMag (1 Apr 2024). However, experts generally ranked Kinesis Freestyle Edge RGB lower than Corsair K100 RGB in their articles, which caused it to rank lower in ReviewFinder ranking.

Rank Change Price Gaming Keyboard
Digital Trends
Laptop Mag
Tom's Hardware
PC Gamer
TechRadar
PCMag
GamesRadar+
T3
Rtings.com
Tom's Guide
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-11 $246
Corsair K100 RGB
The Corsair K100 RGB keyboard is a high-end gaming keyboard with customizable lighting, programmable keys, and a sleek design, making it a great option for gamers and power users.
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12
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-10 $199
Kinesis Freestyle Edge RGB
The Kinesis Freestyle Edge RGB keyboard is a highly customizable and ergonomic keyboard ideal for gamers and professionals who require a personalized keyboard experience, with a split design, extensive customization options, and compatibility with multiple operating systems.
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About our ranking methodology

Endorsement summary:

  • On 26 Mar 2024 TechRadar ranked Corsair K100 RGB as #6
    Rank Gaming Keyboard Comment
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    #6 out of 15 Corsair K100 RGB
    The optical-mechanical gaming keyboard to buy
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  • On 28 Sep 2023 T3 ranked Corsair K100 RGB as #12
    Rank Gaming Keyboard Comment
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    #12 out of 16 Corsair K100 RGB
    A high-end keyboard that feels super-premium
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    Source: www.t3.com
  • On 9 Mar 2024 PC Gamer ranked Kinesis Freestyle Edge RGB as #9
    Rank Gaming Keyboard Comment
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    #9 out of 10 Kinesis Freestyle Edge RGB
    The best ergonomic gaming keyboard
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  • On 1 Apr 2024 PCMag ranked Kinesis Freestyle Edge RGB as #9
    Rank Gaming Keyboard Comment
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    #9 out of 10 Kinesis Freestyle Edge RGB
    Best Ergonomic Gaming Keyboard / Editors' Choice
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After counting and adding up the 95 expert endorsements of the June rankings, Corsair K100 RGB outranks Kinesis Freestyle Edge RGB. This is not to say that Kinesis Freestyle Edge RGB is a bad option. Like Corsair K100 RGB, it is recommended by experts, but less.

MetaRanking Common points from expert reviews summarized.
As can be seen below, Corsair K100 RGB outranks Kinesis Freestyle Edge RGB by 1 position. This indicates that, as of 5 Jun 2024, Corsair K100 RGB is more critically acclaimed than Kinesis Freestyle Edge RGB.
Rank Change Price Gaming Keyboard
Digital Trends
Laptop Mag
Tom's Hardware
PC Gamer
TechRadar
PCMag
GamesRadar+
T3
Rtings.com
Tom's Guide
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Asus ROG Azoth
The Asus ROG Azoth gaming keyboard is a highly customizable and durable keyboard with hot-swappable ROG NX mechanical switches, extensive RGB lighting, and multiple connectivity options, making it a versatile choice for gamers who prioritize a solid and stable typing experience.
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Corsair K70 RGB TKL
The Corsair K70 RGB TKL is a highly customizable and versatile gaming keyboard with per-key addressable RGB lighting, a compact size, and extensive customization options through Corsair's iCUE software, making it suitable for gamers, programmers, and content creators who prioritize speed, responsiveness, and personalization.
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+4 $230
Razer BlackWidow V4 Pro
The Razer BlackWidow V4 Pro is a customizable and durable mechanical gaming keyboard with two switch options and extensive RGB lighting and programmable key options.
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Asus ROG Strix Scope II 96
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Expert Reviews There are people on the Internet whose job is to review products. Below are their opinions.

Expert reviews [29]

86
Total expert reviews: 29
  • with a score: 17
  • without a score: 12
Highest score by cravingtech.com
100
Average score based on 29 reviews
86
Lowest score by T3
80

Score distribution:

80-100
60-80
40-60
20-40
0-20

Expert reviews [7]

85
Total expert reviews: 7
  • with a score: 2
  • without a score: 5
Highest score by Rtings.com
90
Average score based on 7 reviews
85
Lowest score by PCMag
80

Score distribution:

80-100
60-80
40-60
20-40
0-20
From Seller:
  • You’ve Reached the Top: The CORSAIR K100 RGB is the pinnacle of CORSAIR keyboards, offering the cutting-edge performance, style, durability, and customization that gamers need to stand above the rest.
  • The Centerpiece of Your Setup: The CORSAIR K100 RGB boasts a refined design bolstered by a durable aluminum frame, dynamic per-key RGB backlighting, and a 44-zone three-sided LightEdge.
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From Seller:
  • ERGONOMIC SPLIT DESIGN FOR TYPING AND GAMING: Move the right module out of the way and bring your mouse in close for improved endurance and more precise aim (eSports proven). rotate the left module for optimal key coverage or to squeeze into a tight space at a LAN. Or split the modules up to 20 inches and put your stream mic, HOTAS, or mouse in the middle for easy access. Separate the modules to shoulder-width for an ergonomic typing posture and add the lift kit tenting accessory to reduce forearm strain. The detachable Palm Supports now include all-new thick cushioned palm pads for even more comfort.
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