MSI VIGOR GK71 SONIC Blue keyboard review

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MSI doin' RGB with Kailh colab and offers customized Blue switches

The MSI VIGOR GK71 SONIC is the latest addition to the market of RGB LED lit mechanical keyboards. Last year MSI released a version with red mech keys; this 2023 has custom blue ones, a collab with Kailh. The keyboard offers a unique typing experience with its tactile and responsive keys. The eye-catching feature of this keyboard is its per-key RGB LED lighting system that can be animated with various light effects. The sleek design and simple layout of the keyboard make it an attractive choice for those who prioritize functionality and style. With the added bonus of programmable macro keys, the VIGOR GK71 SONIC can cater to both casual and professional users alike. Join us as we delve deeper into this versatile mechanical keyboard and explore its features in-depth. The VIGOR GK71 SONIC - Blue Switches gaming keyboard is a perfect combination of performance and style. The keyboard boasts one of the world's lightest clicky mechanical switches - the MSI Sonic Blue, making it perfect for quick and light key presses. This feature allows you to dominate the competition with ease. Not only does the keyboard have a sleek design, but it is also packed with features that will enhance your gaming experience. It features a smart dual touch volume and media control, a premium memory foam wrist rest, and an aircraft grade aluminum alloy frame that is both durable and lightweight.

Additionally, the keyboard has onboard memory for three profiles, ensuring that you can easily switch between different setups. The VIGOR GK71 SONIC keyboard also has hybrid N+6 key rollover, which ensures that all your key presses are registered, even in the most intense gaming situations. The X-Shaped cable routing system provides a clean and organized look, while the supports MSI Center makes it easy to manage your settings and preferences.

Key Switch Type Clicky Blue Kailh/MSI switches
Key Rollover 6+N key, full keys anti-ghosting
Keycaps 104 / 105 / 109 keys (different per language)
Polling Rate 1000 Hz/1ms
Backlight Full back-lit, colors, dimmable, animated
Windows Key Lock Yes
Media Keys Yes 
Interface USB 2.0, full speed
USB cable 1.8m braided, 
Weight 854

The MSI Sonic Blue Switches offer gamers a 45g actuation force and a responsive clicky feel for seamless and instantaneous movements during gameplay. The ergonomic design minimizes finger fatigue and enhances comfort, providing a more enjoyable gaming experience. Additionally, the MSI ClearCaps boast a dual-layer transparent design, allowing light to pass through for brilliant per-key RGB illumination. The included memory foam wrist rest can be placed anywhere on your wrist or palm for added comfort. To further enhance the gaming experience, the X-shaped cable routing feature keeps peripheral cables, such as your keyboard or headset, organized and prevents tangling with your desktop, keeping your workspace clear and clutter-free. Anyway, have a peek at the product first ... and then browse our way into the review.

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