Corsair K95 RGB Platinum XT Review

Lighting

Corsair K95 RGB Platinum XT Review

Lighting

The lighting on the K95 Platinum XT is everything we have come to expect from Corsair, but with one exception. If you've been fiddling with RGB lighting for as long as we have you'll know there are two colours it struggles with, yellow (which tends towards green) and white (with leans into the blue spectrum). The white is perfect, crystal clear and no noticable blue cast. The yellow on the other hand is a curious beast, with the yellow backlighting tending towards green, but the keys themselves have a strange red cast to them. It's the worst of both worlds. Hopefully this is just our pre-release sample, but it's something to bear in mind if you're determined to have yellow as your hue of choice.

Red

Corsair K95 RGB Platinum XT Red  

Orange


Corsair K95 RGB Platinum XT Orange  

Yellow


Corsair K95 RGB Platinum XT Yellow  

Green


Corsair K95 RGB Platinum XT Green  

Blue


Corsair K95 RGB Platinum XT Blue  

Purple


Corsair K95 RGB Platinum XT Review

Pink


Corsair K95 RGB Platinum XT Hot Pink  

White


Corsair K95 RGB Platinum XT White

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Most Recent Comments

06-01-2020, 14:09:33

m2geek
Is it just me, or are corsair keyboards getting uglier and more "gamergrotesk" whereas Razer and the like are growing up and maturing in their design?

Blergh...Quote

08-01-2020, 07:33:30

demonking
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Originally Posted by m2geek View Post
Is it just me, or are corsair keyboards getting uglier and more "gamergrotesk" whereas Razer and the like are growing up and maturing in their design?

Blergh...
Its not just their keyboardsQuote

11-01-2020, 21:30:57

Digikid
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Originally Posted by m2geek View Post
Is it just me, or are corsair keyboards getting uglier and more "gamergrotesk" whereas Razer and the like are growing up and maturing in their design?

Blergh...

I would argue the complete opposite. Corsair knows good design and sticks with it. It benefits them that they don't have to resort to "gimmicks" like Razer does.


Plus I would take the QUALITY of Corsair over Razer junk ANY DAY. I have had loads of friends rant and rave about Razer.....only to go to Corsair a few months later dues to their Razer junk failing on them.


I myself have a K70 LUX RGB that I have had since it came out....with absolutely no issues whatsoever.


As todays kids say....YMMV.Quote

12-01-2020, 08:41:10

trawetSluaP
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Originally Posted by Digikid View Post
I would argue the complete opposite. Corsair knows good design and sticks with it. It benefits them that they don't have to resort to "gimmicks" like Razer does.


Plus I would take the QUALITY of Corsair over Razer junk ANY DAY. I have had loads of friends rant and rave about Razer.....only to go to Corsair a few months later dues to their Razer junk failing on them.


I myself have a K70 LUX RGB that I have had since it came out....with absolutely no issues whatsoever.


As todays kids say....YMMV.
That's a five year old keyboard, I think these guys are referring to their newer line-ups.

I had a K70 that was very good, really well built and only got replaced cos one my cats puked on it Quote
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