Corsair Vengeance K60 Mechanical Keyboard & M60 Gaming Mouse Review

 

Corsair has always been a company close to gamers and hardcore enthusiasts. Although the company is primarily focused on delivering high speed RAM modules, SSDs and power supplies, today we are going to have a look at two products which literally place the company in direct contact with the gamers; the Vengeance series K60 mechanical keyboard and the M60 gaming mouse. Although they are sold separately, both products are specifically developed for hardcore first person shooter (FPS) gamers. We will closely examine both of Corsair’s latest additions to the Vengeance series in this review.

Corsair has always been a company close to gamers and hardcore enthusiasts. Although the company is primarily focused on delivering high speed RAM modules, SSDs and power supplies, today we are going to have a look at two products which literally place the company in direct contact with the gamers; the Vengeance series K60 mechanical keyboard and the M60 gaming mouse. Although they are sold separately, both products are specifically developed for hardcore first person shooter (FPS) gamers. We will closely examine both of Corsair’s latest additions to the Vengeance series in this review.

 Corsair Vengeance K60 Mechanical Keyboard & M60 Gaming Mouse Review

Manufacturer’s features and specifications

 

Vengeance K60 Performance FPS Mechanical Keyboard

  • Light, responsive Cherry MX Red mechanical switches for fast, efficient gaming action
  • Ø  45g actuation Force
  • Ø  2mm to actuation and 4mm to bottom
  • Ø  Rated for 50 million operations
  • Ø  Gold contacts
  • Tuned silicon dome keyswitches: F1 through F12, Esc, PrtScn, Scroll Lock,  Pause/Break, Insert, Home, Page Up Page Down, Delete, and End
  • Ten (10) additional sculpted FPS keys (W, A, S, D and 1 to 6) for superior reaction and control — interchangeable with the standard keyboard keys Gaming palm rest with soft-touch surface for superior gaming comfort
  • Ø  Storage for ten (10) sculpted FPS keys
  • Ø  Key extraction tool included and storable in palm rest
  • Six multimedia keys — Stop, Previous, Play/Pause, Next, Mute, Volume Up/Down — with Solid metal, weighted volume "drum roller"
  • Windows Lock key for uninterrupted game play
  • Metal top plate for increased strength, durability and rigidity
  • USB pass-through connector giving easy access to a USB port on the back of the keyboard (USB 2.0/1.1/1.0)
  • USB Connector with gold plated contacts
  • 2m non-tangle cable

 

Vengeance M60 Gaming Mouse

  • 5700 DPI — Avago Technologies ADNS-9500 LaserStream Gaming Sensor
  • Adjustable DPI in 100 DPI increments
  • 1000Hz/500Hz/250Hz/125Hz (1ms/2ms/4ms/8ms) selectable response time
  • Tracking up to 165 inches per second, up to 30g acceleration, and automatic frame rate control
  • Adjustable lift distance — five selectable levels to fit your play style
  • Surface quality detection
  • 8 individually programmable buttons
  • Side mounted sniper button provides user settable DPI change while pressed for enhanced precision targeting
  • Comfortable ergonomic design with soft-touch surfaces and grip improving textures
  • Omron left and right click switches rated for eight million operations
  • Aluminum metal frame and base for improved rigidity and mass distribution
  • Solid metal, weighted scroll wheel with rubberized scroll surface for improved finger traction control and feel
  • Ultra Low Friction PTFE pads for smooth performance and accurate gliding
  • USB Connector with gold plated contacts
  • 1.8m lightweight non-tangle cable