Best Computer Keyboards Windows Central 2021

Keyboards are a very personal part of a computer, and what's best for you will vary depending on how you use your computer. However, some things like build quality, comfort, and reliability are essential when purchasing any keyboard. Here are the best computer keyboards available in 2019.

Best Mechanical: Corsair K95

Staff pick

This aluminum-framed keyboard features RGB lighting, macro keys, 8MB of onboard storage for storing said lighting and macros, and a volume wheel. You can get this keyboard with Cherry MX Speed or Brown switches. It's an excellent keyboard for heavy-duty gamers.

$160 at Amazon

Best budget: HyperX Alloy FPS Pro

This tanky keyboard has a compact design even though it features a full number pad. It features Cherry MX Red switches and anti-ghosting (meaning it prevents keystrokes from getting lost) so you'll have a pleasant gaming experience with it.

$60 at Amazon

Low profile: Microsoft Modern Keyboard with Fingerprint ID

This keyboard can be used through either a wired or Bluetooth connection. It has a low profile that provides a smooth typing experience. It also has an in-built fingerprint reader that works with Windows Hello.

$118 at Amazon

Best budget Bluetooth: Anker Bluetooth Ultra-Slim keyboard

This budget-friendly keyboard easily fits into your bag thanks to its thin design. In addition to working with your PC, it can also be used with your phone, tablet, or other Bluetooth-enabled devices.

$22 at Amazon

Best budget wired: AmazonBasics Wired Keyboard

This is a bare-bones keyboard, but it gets the job done. It's a stable and reliable setup that can also be purchased in bulk if you need quite a few for a business.

$14 at Amazon

Best Ergonomic: Surface Ergonomic Keyboard

The Surface Ergonomic Keyboard is a refined keyboard with high-end details. The Alcantara-covered wrist guard and beautiful ergonomic design accentuate a comfortable typing experience. It's a keyboard with high build quality that is an excellent piece of a desktop setup.

$129at Amazon

Best budget ergonomic: Logitech K350 2.4Ghz Wireless Keyboard

This keyboard features a wave design that's a mix of ergonomic and traditional keyboards. It will reduce strain on your wrists without having as much of a learning curve as full ergonomic keyboards. It also has a full number pad and several media keys.

$35 at Amazon

Our top picks

Picking the right keyboard is vital for anyone on a PC. But keyboards range from extremely budget-friendly to high end and pricey. The best keyboard for you depends mainly on how you plan to use it. If you're a gamer, you'll probably prefer the mechanical setup of a Corsair 95. Its RGB lighting will go along well with any chroma gaming setup, and it supports macro keys to help you optimize your gaming.

If you're at a desk and want a smooth typing experience you should take a look at the Microsoft Modern Keyboard with Fingerprint ID. It has excellent key travel, a clean design, and is thin and compact so it won't take up a lot of room on your desk.

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