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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for best cheap mechanical keyboard.

Mechanical keyboards have been around for a while, and they're a great choice for those who want a more tactile experience. The best mechanical keyboards are those that offer the best bang for your buck, whether you're looking for a budget gaming keyboard or just want to upgrade your setup. Browse the top-ranked list of best cheap mechanical keyboards below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. REDRAGON - K630W Dragonborn TKL Wired Gaming Mechanical Brown Switch Keyboard with Backlighting - White - Front_Zoom
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    "Best keyboard EVER...I Love It So Much It’s Literally the best keyboard I could ask for I have over 3 years Now!"

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    The Redragon K630 Dragonborn compact tenkeyless (TKL) mechanical gaming keyboard is great for both typing and gaming. With brown mechanical switches, you'll experience more accurate typing and noticeable feedback without the "clicky" sound of other mechanical switches. Adjustable pink backlighting with multiple modes allows to you customize the backlighting to match your mood. The K630 is spill resistant, meaning you no longer need to worry about the occasional spill while working or gaming at your desk. The detachable USB Type-C connector provides a higher data transfer rate than a traditional USB connector, and provides out-of-the-box compatibility with a greater number of devices.
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    "Best keyboard EVER...I Love It So Much It’s Literally the best keyboard I could ask for I have over 3 years Now!"

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    The Redragon K630 Dragonborn compact tenkeyless (TKL) mechanical gaming keyboard is great for both typing and gaming. With brown mechanical switches, you'll experience more accurate typing and noticeable feedback without the "clicky" sound of other mechanical switches. Adjustable pink backlighting with multiple modes allows to you customize the backlighting to match your mood. The K630 is spill resistant, meaning you no longer need to worry about the occasional spill while working or gaming at your desk. The detachable USB Type-C connector provides a higher data transfer rate than a traditional USB connector, and provides out-of-the-box compatibility with a greater number of devices.
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  2. Logitech - PRO X TKL LIGHTSPEED Wireless Mechanical Tactile Switch Gaming Keyboard with LIGHTSYNC RGB - White - Front_Zoom
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    "Super quiet with the mechanical feeling. Also amazing response time for being 100% wireless. ...Great keyboard if new to mechanical keyboards...I did a lot of research before buying this since it was going to be my first mechanical keyboard. It was a great option for that transition. "

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    PRO X TKL is the next generation of the Logitech G PRO keyboard. It was designed in collaboration with the world’s best esports players—and engineered to win. PRO X TKL helps players eliminate every barrier between them and the win with the speed and reliability of LIGHTSPEED wireless technology and a sleek, tenkeyless design. It’s been battle-tested, pro-approved, and built to win championships at the highest levels of competition.
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    "Super quiet with the mechanical feeling. Also amazing response time for being 100% wireless. ...Great keyboard if new to mechanical keyboards...I did a lot of research before buying this since it was going to be my first mechanical keyboard. It was a great option for that transition. "

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    PRO X TKL is the next generation of the Logitech G PRO keyboard. It was designed in collaboration with the world’s best esports players—and engineered to win. PRO X TKL helps players eliminate every barrier between them and the win with the speed and reliability of LIGHTSPEED wireless technology and a sleek, tenkeyless design. It’s been battle-tested, pro-approved, and built to win championships at the highest levels of competition.
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  3. CORSAIR - K70 CORE RGB Mechanical Gaming Keyboard - Gray - Front_Zoom
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    "Mechanical sound is amazing...• Nice RGB's • Mechanical typing is great • Mechanical sound is amazing...Great first mechanical keyboard!...Amazing mechanical keyboard, sounds good, feels good. Solid for gaming corsair really never fails. "

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    The CORSAIR K70 CORE gaming keyboard empowers your best play and makes gaming and typing amazing. With silky smooth CORSAIR Red linear mechanical switches and two layers of sound dampening foam for a superior typing sound and feel, this is premier CORSAIR performance at its core. Take control effortlessly with a multi-function rotary dial and programmable media button, configurable in iCUE. Use iCUE to also customize the K70 CORE’s dazzling per-key RGB lighting and make your desktop your own dynamic work of art, and then save your RGB settings and macros on up to five onboard profiles to always have at the ready. Your ambition starts with the K70 CORE.
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    "Mechanical sound is amazing...• Nice RGB's • Mechanical typing is great • Mechanical sound is amazing...Great first mechanical keyboard!...Amazing mechanical keyboard, sounds good, feels good. Solid for gaming corsair really never fails. "

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    The CORSAIR K70 CORE gaming keyboard empowers your best play and makes gaming and typing amazing. With silky smooth CORSAIR Red linear mechanical switches and two layers of sound dampening foam for a superior typing sound and feel, this is premier CORSAIR performance at its core. Take control effortlessly with a multi-function rotary dial and programmable media button, configurable in iCUE. Use iCUE to also customize the K70 CORE’s dazzling per-key RGB lighting and make your desktop your own dynamic work of art, and then save your RGB settings and macros on up to five onboard profiles to always have at the ready. Your ambition starts with the K70 CORE.
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  4. HyperX - Alloy Origins PBT Wired Mechanical Red Linear Switch Gaming Keyboard with RGB Back Lighting - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "An excellent mechanical keyboard, responds very well to commands and very easy to use! ...It’s nice but it’s long the mechanical keys sound great feels great"

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    The HyperX Alloy Origins PBT is a compact, sturdy keyboard featuring custom HyperX mechanical switches designed to give gamers the best blend of style, performance, and reliability. This version ups durability by adding pre-installed PBT keycaps with side-printing. HyperX’s mechanical key switches are built with exposed LEDs so more of the light output is visible, providing more brilliant, stunning lighting. They’re also tuned with an actuation force and travel distance that is elegantly balanced for responsiveness and accuracy. Alloy Origins is built with a full aluminum body, so it stays rigid and stable, and also features keyboard feet for three different tilt angles. It’s a full-sized keyboard layout with a compact design so it won’t crowd out your desktop, and it also features a detachable USB-C cable for portability. Customize your lighting, craft macros, and adjust Game Mode with powerful, easy-to-use HyperX NGENUITY Software.
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    "An excellent mechanical keyboard, responds very well to commands and very easy to use! ...It’s nice but it’s long the mechanical keys sound great feels great"

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    The HyperX Alloy Origins PBT is a compact, sturdy keyboard featuring custom HyperX mechanical switches designed to give gamers the best blend of style, performance, and reliability. This version ups durability by adding pre-installed PBT keycaps with side-printing. HyperX’s mechanical key switches are built with exposed LEDs so more of the light output is visible, providing more brilliant, stunning lighting. They’re also tuned with an actuation force and travel distance that is elegantly balanced for responsiveness and accuracy. Alloy Origins is built with a full aluminum body, so it stays rigid and stable, and also features keyboard feet for three different tilt angles. It’s a full-sized keyboard layout with a compact design so it won’t crowd out your desktop, and it also features a detachable USB-C cable for portability. Customize your lighting, craft macros, and adjust Game Mode with powerful, easy-to-use HyperX NGENUITY Software.
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  5. Logitech - PRO X TKL LIGHTSPEED Wireless Mechanical Tactile Switch Gaming Keyboard with LIGHTSYNC RGB - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Great Mechanical Keyboard...This mechanical keyboard is a great choice for someone that wants utility and style!...It is a good keyboard that serves the functions of a mechanical keyboard, but it might be worth the money if having a wireless keyboard and media are not necessary for you."

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    Product Description

    PRO X TKL is the next generation of the Logitech G PRO keyboard. It was designed in collaboration with the world’s best esports players—and engineered to win. PRO X TKL helps players eliminate every barrier between them and the win with the speed and reliability of LIGHTSPEED wireless technology and a sleek, tenkeyless design. It’s been battle-tested, pro-approved, and built to win championships at the highest levels of competition.
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    "Great Mechanical Keyboard...This mechanical keyboard is a great choice for someone that wants utility and style!...It is a good keyboard that serves the functions of a mechanical keyboard, but it might be worth the money if having a wireless keyboard and media are not necessary for you."

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    Product Description

    PRO X TKL is the next generation of the Logitech G PRO keyboard. It was designed in collaboration with the world’s best esports players—and engineered to win. PRO X TKL helps players eliminate every barrier between them and the win with the speed and reliability of LIGHTSPEED wireless technology and a sleek, tenkeyless design. It’s been battle-tested, pro-approved, and built to win championships at the highest levels of competition.
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  6. HyperX - Alloy Origins Core TKL Wired Mechanical Tactile Aqua Switch Gaming Keyboard with RGB Back Lighting - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Good Mechanical Keyboard...Solid budget mechanical keyboard. Does its job well, and won't break the bank...Best Keyboard yet!...I had many Mechanical keyboards over the years and this is by far the best one I had. "

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    The HyperX Alloy Origins Core is an ultra-compact, sturdy tenkeyless keyboard featuring custom HyperX mechanical switches designed to give gamers the best blend of style, performance, and reliability. These key switches have exposed LEDs for stunning lighting with an actuation force and travel distance elegantly balanced for responsiveness and accuracy. Alloy Origins Core is built with a full aluminum body so it stays rigid and stable when keystrokes are flying, and also features keyboard feet that let you choose from three different tilt levels. Its compact TKL design frees up space for mouse movement in desktop setups where space is at a premium, and it also features a detachable USB-C cable for supreme portability. Customize your lighting, craft macros, and adjust Game Mode with HyperX NGENUITY Software. This powerful, yet easy-to-use program lets you set per-key lighting, layer dazzling lighting effects, and add scores of other personalized touches to your NGENUITY-compatible products.
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    "Good Mechanical Keyboard...Solid budget mechanical keyboard. Does its job well, and won't break the bank...Best Keyboard yet!...I had many Mechanical keyboards over the years and this is by far the best one I had. "

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    Product Description

    The HyperX Alloy Origins Core is an ultra-compact, sturdy tenkeyless keyboard featuring custom HyperX mechanical switches designed to give gamers the best blend of style, performance, and reliability. These key switches have exposed LEDs for stunning lighting with an actuation force and travel distance elegantly balanced for responsiveness and accuracy. Alloy Origins Core is built with a full aluminum body so it stays rigid and stable when keystrokes are flying, and also features keyboard feet that let you choose from three different tilt levels. Its compact TKL design frees up space for mouse movement in desktop setups where space is at a premium, and it also features a detachable USB-C cable for supreme portability. Customize your lighting, craft macros, and adjust Game Mode with HyperX NGENUITY Software. This powerful, yet easy-to-use program lets you set per-key lighting, layer dazzling lighting effects, and add scores of other personalized touches to your NGENUITY-compatible products.
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  7. ROCCAT - Vulcan TKL Compact Mechanical Gaming Keyboard with Titan Switch Linear, RGB Lighting, and Anodized Aluminum Top Plate - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Best of the best for a entry mechanical keyboard. ...Good entry level mechanical keyboard...The switches are an excellent quality, Tgin but not overly light and cheap feeling. RGB has plenty of customizability. "

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    The ROCCAT Vulcan TKL is a tenkeyless variant of the award-winning Vulcan family. This smaller form factor means gamers have room for a larger pad and can use a bigger range of a mouse movements, ultimately giving them greater accuracy. The linear Titan Switch Mechanical delivers the industry’s best in speed and responsiveness. The switch adds to a comprehensive feature set that gamers know and love. The low-profile design is engineered for comfort and to reduce fatigue. Impressive durability and build quality thanks to its reinforcing black anodized aluminum top plate, switches rated to 100 million keystrokes, dedicated mixer-style audio controls and per-key AIMO RGB lighting.
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    "Best of the best for a entry mechanical keyboard. ...Good entry level mechanical keyboard...The switches are an excellent quality, Tgin but not overly light and cheap feeling. RGB has plenty of customizability. "

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    Product Description

    The ROCCAT Vulcan TKL is a tenkeyless variant of the award-winning Vulcan family. This smaller form factor means gamers have room for a larger pad and can use a bigger range of a mouse movements, ultimately giving them greater accuracy. The linear Titan Switch Mechanical delivers the industry’s best in speed and responsiveness. The switch adds to a comprehensive feature set that gamers know and love. The low-profile design is engineered for comfort and to reduce fatigue. Impressive durability and build quality thanks to its reinforcing black anodized aluminum top plate, switches rated to 100 million keystrokes, dedicated mixer-style audio controls and per-key AIMO RGB lighting.
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  8. Logitech - G715 Aurora Collection TKL Wireless Mechanical Tactile Switch Gaming Keyboard for PC/Mac with Palm Rest Included - White Mist - Front_Zoom
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    "Love being able to do wired or wireless but the cable it comes with seems pretty cheap...This is a great keyboard that combines the best of a mechanical but without the loud keystrokes. "

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    The G715 Logitech Wireless Gaming Keyboard from the Aurora Collection delivers low-key style with high-key performance so you can express yourself and play your way. Float away with its dreamy white design and comfy, cloud-shaped keyboard palm rest. With a tenkeyless layout and adjustable height, this is an ideal compact mechanical keyboard for gaming that gives you that good game feeling, all-day long. Pack it up, place it anywhere, and play your best with G715’s rechargeable 30 gaming-hr battery life (with full lighting), Logitech LIGHTSPEED wireless, and Bluetooth connectivity. Use the USB-C to USB-A cable (included) for quick and streamlined recharging. Logitech LIGHTSYNC brings your gaming to life with four responsive Play Moods that reflect your state of play in 16.8M programmable RGB colors. Get your creative juices flowing, show off your style, and even create your custom animation effects on your wireless TKL keyboard with free G HUB software.
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    "Love being able to do wired or wireless but the cable it comes with seems pretty cheap...This is a great keyboard that combines the best of a mechanical but without the loud keystrokes. "

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    The G715 Logitech Wireless Gaming Keyboard from the Aurora Collection delivers low-key style with high-key performance so you can express yourself and play your way. Float away with its dreamy white design and comfy, cloud-shaped keyboard palm rest. With a tenkeyless layout and adjustable height, this is an ideal compact mechanical keyboard for gaming that gives you that good game feeling, all-day long. Pack it up, place it anywhere, and play your best with G715’s rechargeable 30 gaming-hr battery life (with full lighting), Logitech LIGHTSPEED wireless, and Bluetooth connectivity. Use the USB-C to USB-A cable (included) for quick and streamlined recharging. Logitech LIGHTSYNC brings your gaming to life with four responsive Play Moods that reflect your state of play in 16.8M programmable RGB colors. Get your creative juices flowing, show off your style, and even create your custom animation effects on your wireless TKL keyboard with free G HUB software.
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  9. Glorious - GMMK 2 Prebuilt 96% Full Size Wired  Mechanical Linear Switch Gaming Keyboard with Hotswappable Switches - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "It is a very well built keybaord, The mechanical switches are very smooth and not too aggressive. ...This is my first mechanical keyboard so what can I really say other then I really like it and it sounds great. "

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    Experience gaming like never before with the Glorious GMMK 2 96% Full Size Mechanical Gaming Keyboard. This remarkable keyboard is designed to provide the ultimate gaming experience while offering unparalleled customization options. Whether you're a casual gamer or a competitive enthusiast, the GMMK 2 is the perfect companion that combines sleek design, advanced features, and effortless customization for an unbeatable gaming performance. The GMMK 2 is packed with features that make it a standout choice for gamers. Its space-saving design ensures that it fits seamlessly into any gaming setup, allowing you to maximize your desk space without compromising on comfort or functionality. Crafted with premium materials, including double-shot keycaps and an aluminum top frame, this keyboard not only looks sleek but also offers exceptional durability for long-lasting performance. Equipped with hotswap functionality, the GMMK 2 is a versatile gaming keyboard that enables easy customization. It comes with custom-made Fox linear switches, delivering satisfying acoustics and precise keystrokes. However, if you prefer a different switch type, you can effortlessly swap out the switches for any 3 or 5 pin switches, allowing you to personalize your typing and gaming experience to suit your preferences.
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    "It is a very well built keybaord, The mechanical switches are very smooth and not too aggressive. ...This is my first mechanical keyboard so what can I really say other then I really like it and it sounds great. "

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    Experience gaming like never before with the Glorious GMMK 2 96% Full Size Mechanical Gaming Keyboard. This remarkable keyboard is designed to provide the ultimate gaming experience while offering unparalleled customization options. Whether you're a casual gamer or a competitive enthusiast, the GMMK 2 is the perfect companion that combines sleek design, advanced features, and effortless customization for an unbeatable gaming performance. The GMMK 2 is packed with features that make it a standout choice for gamers. Its space-saving design ensures that it fits seamlessly into any gaming setup, allowing you to maximize your desk space without compromising on comfort or functionality. Crafted with premium materials, including double-shot keycaps and an aluminum top frame, this keyboard not only looks sleek but also offers exceptional durability for long-lasting performance. Equipped with hotswap functionality, the GMMK 2 is a versatile gaming keyboard that enables easy customization. It comes with custom-made Fox linear switches, delivering satisfying acoustics and precise keystrokes. However, if you prefer a different switch type, you can effortlessly swap out the switches for any 3 or 5 pin switches, allowing you to personalize your typing and gaming experience to suit your preferences.
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  10. Razer - BlackWidow V4 75% Wired Orange Switch Gaming Keyboard with Hot-Swappable Design - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Custom effects can get really complex and get just the right feel. Mechanical switches on the keyboard have a nice click and sound and feel great. ...Great Keyboard! Great Price! The mechanical keys are so much fun to play with, plus the lights make everything pop into magic! "

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    For those who crave greater customization and immersion, satisfy your enthusiast needs with the Razer BlackWidow V4 75%—a compact, hot-swappable mechanical keyboard powered by Razer Chroma RGB. From installing new switches to creating unique lighting effects, shape it to way you love to play.
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    "Custom effects can get really complex and get just the right feel. Mechanical switches on the keyboard have a nice click and sound and feel great. ...Great Keyboard! Great Price! The mechanical keys are so much fun to play with, plus the lights make everything pop into magic! "

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    For those who crave greater customization and immersion, satisfy your enthusiast needs with the Razer BlackWidow V4 75%—a compact, hot-swappable mechanical keyboard powered by Razer Chroma RGB. From installing new switches to creating unique lighting effects, shape it to way you love to play.
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