Corsair K95 RGB Platinum XT Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Review

When it comes to quality PC peripherals, Corsair is the first brand that comes in mind. Known to provide the best and the latest of the technologies and features to content creators, games and PC enthusiast.

Now a days as more and more PC users are turning toward mechanical click and feel of a mechanical keyboard. Corsair introduces one of the highest quality mechanical Gaming keyboard, which not only just provides best quality RGB machinal keys but also comes with best integration of both Elgato Steam Desk and the iCUE software package, the Corsair K95 RGB Platinum XT Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

Today we are very excited to review one of the top of the line mechanical keyboard in the market, the Corsair K95 RGB Platinum XT Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

Now let’s see what CORSAIR K95 RGB Mechanical Gaming Keyboard has for us.


Per-key RGB backlighting and a 19-zone LightEdge across the top of the keyboard deliver dynamic and vibrant lighting effects with near-limitless customization.

Programmable with custom macros or key remaps for an in-game advantage.

Program special streaming commands and swap to the included S-key keycaps for convenient command over your stream.

An anodized aluminum frame with a 104/105-key ultra-durable PBT double-shot keyset is built to withstand a lifetime of gaming.

Ultra-reliable German-made CHERRY MX SPEED RGB Silver keyswitches are guaranteed for 100 million keystrokes, with a linear 1.2mm actuation for lightning-fast responsiveness.

8MB Onboard Profile Storage
Hardware macro and lighting playback let you take up to five profiles with you, wherever you go.
Programmable with CORSAIR iCUE Software
Vivid dynamic RGB lighting control, sophisticated macro programming, and full system lighting synchronization compatible with CORSAIR peripherals, coolers, fans, and more.



The keyboard comes in a black colored cardboard box with an image of the keyboard and the legendary CORSAIR logo with K95 RGB Platinum XT on the front right of the box . Back of box covers details about the product features along with specifications.

Inside the box

Along with the keyboard box also includes a quick start guide, Warranty notice and Palm rest.


The design of keyboard looks great with a full 104-key layout that has dedicated multi-media keys and separate buttons that control the lighting level and windows key lock..

Being focused on budget market, this keyboard don’t have a full braided USB cable.

A closer look at the gold contact CHERRY MX SPEED mechanical key switches.

Bundled Software

The K95 RGB Platinum XT Mechanical Gaming Keyboard is one of the many peripherals that uses powerful CORSAIR Utility Engine (CUE). The software will allow gamers to create actions such as double macros, re-mappable key assignments, timer countdowns, and more. CUE also allows gamers to create multiple color profiles as well as different modes that will enable separate lighting and action configurations based on the game or application Users will be able to export and import profiles/actions/lighting to share with one another on CORSAIR forums and elsewhere so they can share and collaborate on lighting schemes.
CUE will also allow to:

  • Enable fluid and dynamic illumination with sophisticated lighting controls with supported CORSAIR devices
  • Construct actions and complex macros for any programmable button on supported CORSAIR devices to allow nearly unlimited control
  • Change the icons and background to match your desktop with our new custom user interface
  • Unify all your CORSAIR gaming peripherals together in one application

Along with iCUE, the K95 RGB Platinum XT Mechanical Gaming Keyboard also supports Elgato Stream Deck software


  • Cherry MX SPEED keys
  • Best build quality
  • RGB back-lighting
  • CORSAIR iCUE and Elgato Stream Deck Software Support
  • USB Pass-through Port
  • Dedicated Volume roller and media keys
  • SIX dedicated Macro Keys
  • Palm Rest Included


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Since the review day, I am still using the CORSAIR K95 RGB Platinum XT keyboard which is one of the best keyboards I have every come in touch till date.

When it comes to build quality, comfort and features packed in a PC keyboard, there is no match for the Corsair K95 RGB Platinum XT Mechanical Gaming Keyboard makes if the first and the best keyboard to consider and worthy of PC TeK REVIEWS Choice award for keyboards.

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