Corsair Launches New K70 RGB MK.2 and Strafe RGB MK.2 Mechanical Gaming Keyboards

Alex Stevens

Corsair, one of the most well known brands and the one who kick started the RGB LED craze has announced the Corsair K70 RGB MK.2 and Strafe RGB MK.2 keyboards. Packed with the same Cherry MX Switches we are all accustomed to the K70 RGB MK.2 and Strafe RGB MK.2 offer a wide variety of switch types from Cherry MX Red, Blue, Rapidfire MX Speed, MX Silent and MX Brown key switches.

Corsair Updates K70 and Strafe RGB Keyboards

With this wide variety of switches you can truely personalize the experience, a common problem is most keyboards only offering one or two different switch types. Corsair seems to offer all of them here. The K70 RGB MK.2 RGB and Strafe RGB MK.2 both offer the comprehensive set of features that gamers want like per-key RGB backlighting, 8MB of onboard profile storage and dedicated media keys, all powered by new Corsair iCUE software to synchronize lighting and control across all your Corsair iCUE compatible devices. Staying true to the Corsair legacy for quality and choice, the K70 RGB MK.2 RGB and STRAFE RGB MK.2 are ready to make their mark.

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With durable aluminum construction and vibrant RGB lighting, the K70 RGB MK.2 continues the formula that has made the K70 a favorite with gamers around the world, while offering more Cherry MX mechanical key switch choices than ever before. Alongside the linear movement of Cherry MX Red, the tactile feedback of Cherry MX Brown, and the Rapidfire Cherry MX Speed, K70 RGB MK.2 see the return of Cherry MX Blue, and for the first time, the low-noise keystroke of Cherry MX Silent, giving gamers more choice than ever when equipping their setup.


The K70 RGB MK.2’s solid brushed aluminum frame is ready to withstand a lifetime of gaming, while keeping styling simple and refined, and every key is individually backlit with stunning individually addressable RGB backlighting, allowing for nearly limitless customization. New for the K70 RGB MK.2, you can now take lighting profiles and key macros or remaps with you thanks to 8MB of onboard storage and hardware playback or use CORSAIR iCUE software to synchronize lighting across your entire CORSAIR setup with a single click. Loaded with extras, from textured FPS and MOBA keycaps to an included soft-touch wrist rest and USB pass-through port, the K70 RGB MK.2 combines the features and choice gamers demand.

By popular demand, today also sees the launch of the K70 RGB MK.2 SE. Clad in a silver anodized aluminum frame and boasting stunning white precision-molded double-shot keycaps that never fade, the K70 RGB MK.2 SE is made to stand out with an extra premium feel that comes through in every keypress.

Pricing and Availability

The Strafe MK2 and Strafe RGB MK2 should be arriving at retailers soon as for pricing we have contacted Corsair and are waiting on their response.

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