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ROCCAT's Ryos MK Pro is a mechanical keyboard with per-key illumination and much more

ROCCAT unveil a new mechanical gaming keyboard, the Ryos MK Pro

By Anthony Garreffa on Jun 3, 2013 01:02 pm CDT - 1 min, 30 secs reading time

Computex Taipei 2013 - ROCCAT have not only unveiled their gaming orientated Power-Grid software and app, but they've just now unveiled their latest mechanical gaming keyboard with per-key illumination, the Ryos MK Pro.

ROCCAT's Ryos MK Pro features an insane number of configuration options, as well as your choice of Cherry MX key switches in four colors and per-key illumination in two modes: smart and manual. This allows Ryos MK Pro owners to congiure special effects to their keystrokes, configure their keyboard to highlight in-game and application key bindings, your modifier keys, macro sequences and cool downs, system controls and much more.

The ROCCAT Ryos MK Pro features a 32-bit ARM Cortex processor, meaning that it has its processor can power all of the functions on this keyboard, all without losing a spec of performance. There's 2MB of flash memory on-board which houses your configurations, with your keyboard keeping all of your keystrokes and macros handled well in real-time, all without delay.

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There's also the ROCCAT Achievements Display, or RAD, which allows you to monitor your skills with an overview of important statistics, win awards when you hit crucial milestones and then share them through Facebook and other social media sites to give you the ultimate bragging rights. There's two USB 2.0 ports to give you some flexibility, allowing you to plug in your companion gaming mouse or gaming headset. The Ryos MK Pro goes a step further, too, by offering a built-in cable channel underneath the keyboard itself.

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Moving onto looks, we have a ROCCAT-pioneered micro-dotted service, which gives the Ryos MK Pro a beautiful sleek and glossy look, which doesn't attract those dirty fingerprints. There's a huge wrist rest that is integrated into the Ryos MK Pro, giving you the ultimate in comfort.

Anthony Garreffa

ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Anthony Garreffa

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games to be built around consoles. With FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with high-end, custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU technology is unwavering, and with next-gen NVIDIA GPUs about to launch alongside 4K 144Hz HDR G-Sync gaming monitors and BFGDs (65-inch 4K 120Hz HDR G-Sync TVs) there has never been a time to be more excited about technology.

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