Thermaltake ARGENT K5 RGB Gaming Keyboard Review
The gaming keyboard market is heavily saturated and standing out can be hard to do. The endless possibilities and options can be overwhelming but Thermaltake Argent K5 brings all the options to one gaming keyboard. With 360-degree lighting options, simplistic software, and aesthetically pleasing looks the Thermaltake Argent K5 is perfect for every level of gamer. Thermaltake Argent K5 has a nice design while elevating a basic look with a slight dip in the frame and a black inlay for the 10 key area, making this perfect for everyday use as well as gaming.
PC Test Bench would like to thank Thermaltake for sending over the Argent K5 RGB Keyboard for us to check out!
Thermaltake’s view on the Argent K5 RGB:
The ARGENT K5 RGB Gaming Keyboard is crafted with an aluminum top plate and a streamlined titanium design, combined with 360-degrees of RGB underglow that can be switched among fourteen lighting effects, creating a halo glow surrounding the keyboard.
CHERRY MX RGB BLUE
Blue switches are known to be responsive and audible; press a key, feel the click, and know when the 2.2mm actuation point has been hit. Rated at 50-million keystrokes for maximum durability.
CURVATURE DESIGN & ALUMINUM TOP PLATE
With a splendid asymmetrical curvature design, coupled with an aluminum top plate, the ARGENT K5 RGB allows enthusiasts to not only challenge the game but game in style as well.
CAR AUDIO STYLE ROTARY VOLUME CONTROL KNOB
An aluminum rotatable volume control knob allows you to adjust the volume settings on the fly. You can increase/decrease the audio output volume or press the knob to mute/unmute the audio output.
A WHOLE NEW LEVEL OF LIGHTING
Light up your battles with thirteen front-side and fourteen 360-degree underglow lighting effects in 16.8 million true RGB colors.
iTAKE ENGINE SOFTWARE
Customize macros and game profiles; adjust brightness, speed, and direction of the RGB lighting effects; and SyncALL RGB colors of all your Thermaltake Gaming Peripherals via the TT SYNC function, creating one complete ecosystem.
TT RGB PLUS COMPATIBLE
Sync ALL TT RGB PLUS compatible power, liquid cooling, case fans, and Thermaltake Gaming product lines for seamless color coordination of your ecosystem.
WORKS WITH RAZER CHROMA
The iTAKE engine software now works with Razer Chroma. Connect to the Razer Chroma ecosystem by installing both the iTAKE and Razer Synapse 3, experience synchronized gaming and RGB lighting effects with compatible iTAKE and Razer Chroma product lines.
|NO. OF GAME PROFILES||SIX|
|DIMENSIONS||465 x 161 x 46 mm (L x W x H)|
|ANTI-GHOSTING KEYS||YES / N KEY Rollover (USB)|
|ON-BOARD MEMORY SIZE||4M bit|
|POLLING RATE||1000 HZ|
|BACK-LIGHT||16.8 Million RGB Colors|
|WRIST REST||Yes (Magnetic, Detachable)|
|AUDIO AND USB PASS-THROUGH||YES|
|MULTIMEDIA KEYS||5 + Volume Wheel|
|CABLE LENGTH||1.8 M|
|SWITCH NAME||CHERRY MX RGB BLUE MECHANICAL|
|ACTUATION POINT||RGB BLUE : 2.2 + 0.6 MM|
|KEY STROKE||RGB BLUE: 4 – 0.5 MM|
|ACTUATION FORCE||50g(BLUE) with Optimized Tactile Feel|
|KEY LIFESPAN||50 Million Clicks Lifetime|