Once connected and the PC powered up, subtlety. No flashing bright LEDs, just tiny white LEDs indicating caps-lock, scroll-lock and Num-lock. There's another button for the keyboards back-lit (red) keys, which can be adjusted in three brightness modes and off. A third button will allow you to select, all, none or WASD & 1 to 6 keys being lit.
There's not much going on at the backside. We mentioned the rubber feet already. You can use standoffs as well to allow a little more height and create an angled position. Here you can clip on the wrist rest as well.
The K70 uses a dark and very nicely braided cable that is roughly two meters in length. It is however very thick, something I personally dislike a little. What's the reason for that you might wonder ? Well, you probably spotted it already but there are two USB connectors at the end of the cable. One is for the keyboard of course, the other is being used as a pass-through. Let me show you that:
So here you can see that, the backside of the keyboard has a USB port on it to plug in your mouse or flash drive which is a nice feature. To the right you can see a BIOS switch, as explained this allows you to reduce the polling rate from 1000Hz to 500, 250 or 125Hz, or even strip it back to a basic BIOS mode. Corsair states that this is basically just to aid compatibility with some BIOSes. So in general very few people will ever need to touch the switch.
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