Asus ROG Strix Scope II 96 Wireless | Mechanical | Hot-swappable | RGB lighting | PBT keycaps | $179.99$144.99 at Amazon (save $35)
This is our favorite gaming keyboard today. An absolute dream to type on, the ROG Strix ticks all the boxes for connectivity, too. It's wireless, either via a dongle or Bluetooth, and of course you can plug it in wired if need be. A clever multi-function media wheel rounds off a keyboard that I'm still using right now, despite having other boards to review.
Price check: Newegg $144.99
You know what makes a gaming keyboard great? Lubed switches. That might not have been what you thought I'd say, but when you get going on a board with such slick switches, it's typing bliss. That's why I love the Asus ROG Strix Scope II 96 Wireless—it offers all the important features for a PC gamer with the added benefit of lubed switches.
The Strix II 96 is also $144.99 over at Amazon for Black Friday right now.
I waxed lyrical about how great a set of finely lubed mechanical switches are in my Asus ROG Strix Scope II 96 Wireless review, but I'll give you the skinny here, too. A drop of lube inside each switch makes for a much smoother actuation and a satisfying clack. Each switch is responsive, smooth, and you can happily glide between them for work involving tons of typing. I'm using this keyboard to type out this story, in fact.
It's rare that I stick with a gaming keyboard after a review is done. Yet the Strix Scope II 96 has stuck around long after hitting publish on that particular story—even displacing the Logitech G915 I've had around for a very long time on my desktop.
Why? The Scope II is simply a great all-rounder. The dual wireless connectivity with dongle and Bluetooth makes for easyRead more on pcgamer.com