What are the best backlit gaming keyboards?

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    #1SteelSeries Apex M800

    SteelSeries Apex M800

    The Apex M800 is a mechanical gaming keyboard with RGB backlighting, completely customizable and a set of keys just for user-built macros. Thanks to its ergonomic design, you can type comfortably and effectively for long gaming sessions. 

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    Donald Kim
    Written on March 1, 2018
    "I am tough on keyboards, so when a friend suggested a Apex brand, I was a little skeptical. I decided to finally give it a try and it has not only met my expectations, it has exceeded them. Good solid keys and excellent lighting have made this my favorite keyboard. I have really put it through the ringer and it still keeps working like new."
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    #2SteelSeries Apex M500

    SteelSeries Apex M500

    SteelSeries Apex M500 is a mechanical gaming keyboard with a cherry MX red mechanical gaming switches, an individual Blue LED illumination, 100% Programmable with SteelSeries Engine, 104 key rollovers 100% anti-ghosting and a standard key layout.

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    Jack Banks
    Written on March 9, 2018
    "Oohh a pc gamer's dream i am very familiar with steel series keyboards, ive used them for many years and they always are great quality great response,great look and great quality. A must buy for any pc gamer!"
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    #3ROSEWILL Clicky Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

    ROSEWILL Clicky Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

    The Rosewill mechanical keyboard features the genuine Cherry MX brown switches with LED backlit illumination. You can also increase or lower the volume with just a few touches. 

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    Matthew Hopkins
    Written on March 5, 2018
    "This is my favorite backlit gaming keyboard. The ROSEWILL Clicky Mechanical Gaming Keyboard is easy to use and has the added bonus of easily being able to change the volume."
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    #4Redragon K552 KAMURA

    Redragon K552 KAMURA

    The Redragon K552 KAMURA is a mechanical gaming keyboard with red LED adjustable lighting, mechanical keys, and gold plated USB connector. This keyboard stands out for its longevity, resistance and responsiveness.

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    Jonathan Larson
    Written on April 7, 2018
    "This keyboard is great for any pc gamers you wont regret buying this."
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    #5Cooler Master Devastator II

    Cooler Master Devastator II

    Cooler Master Devastator II is a Gaming Keyboard with Red LED Backlighting that helps you type at night. This keyboard comes with a mouse with precision optical sensor, and it's compatible with custom keycaps, so you can customize each key.

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    Kenneth Brown
    Written on March 8, 2018
    "Probably not one of the best but it's a good choice for a budget gaming keyboard and it is backlit."
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    #6Corsair Gaming Strafe

    Corsair Gaming Strafe

    Corsair STRAFE Mechanical Gaming Keyboard has fast, precise and durable cherry MX Switches, a dynamic backlighting for outrageous customization, fully programmable keys for a better experience gaming control, USB Pass-Through Port for connecting your mouse or your phone and 104 keys 100% anti-ghosting.

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    Linda Mills
    Written on March 13, 2018
    "Nice keyboard with a really good light, it's very nice for a USB Keyboard that does the usual things but still good."
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    #7Razer DeathStalker Expert

    Razer DeathStalker Expert

    The Razer DeathStalker is a backlit ergonomic gaming keyboard that is fully compatible with the Razer Synapse 2.0, allowing you to customize the preferences of the keyboard on every game. 

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    George Arnold
    Written on March 4, 2018
    "The Razer DeathStalker Expert is an amazing backlit gaming keyboard. I have had it for a couple of months now. I love how you are able to customize preferences for every game, not just one overall set of settings."
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    #8ROCCAT Isku FX

    ROCCAT Isku FX

    ROCCAT Isku FX is a gaming keyboard that features Easy-Shift[+] technology. It also allows users to make an in-game macro recording with its new enhanced Macro Live technology. Brightness level can also be adjusted in 6 levels.

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    Nathan Hawkins
    Written on March 7, 2018
    "The keyboard feels very sturdy and is quite comfortable to use but I would not recommend it for writing full time. Although I like the keyboard somewhat I would probably spend the extra money for cherry keys next time around."
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    #9Corsair K95 RGB Platinum

    Corsair K95 RGB Platinum

    Corsair K95 RGB Platinum is constructed from durable air-craft brushed aluminum frame ideal for gaming. It also features 100% Cherry MX Speed RGB mechanical key switches and 6 programmable G-keys keys for in-game macros.

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    Joshua Hunt
    Written on March 3, 2018
    "This will ultimately come down to your personal preference of Corsair vs Logitek. However, this keyboard is pretty much flawless in terms of use. In looks? It's a little off to me, but I can understand that's personal preference. "
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    #10Razer Ornata Chroma

    Razer Ornata Chroma

    Razer Ornata Chroma is a revolutionary mecha-membrane RGB gaming keyboard,  with individually backlit mid-height keys for faster actions, Razer Chroma backlighting with 16.8 million customizable color options, Ergonomic Wrist Rest for extended gaming comfort and programmable keys with on the fly macro recording.

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    Aanya Mukopadhyay
    Written on March 11, 2018
    "The back lighting is amazing. I love the colors and the feel of the keyboard. It gives that traditional click clack feel of the keys with a very modern look. "
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    #11Logitech G19s

    Logitech G19s
    The G19s is a gaming keyboard with an integrated LCD panel. It's the upgraded and more recent version of the G19. The LCD screen is tiltable for instant access to in-game stats, VoIP communication, and system data.
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    Kyle Tran
    Written on April 11, 2018
    "This is a great keyboard especially for gamers who play in the dark. I like the lit keyboard since it makes it easier to use it without using an external light source. I highly recommend this device."

Summary

Best What are the best backlit gaming keyboards
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1SteelSeries Apex M800Electronics 11 Paid
2SteelSeries Apex M500Electronics 9 Paid
3ROSEWILL Clicky Mechanical Gaming KeyboardElectronics 8 Paid
4Redragon K552 KAMURAElectronics 7 Paid
5Cooler Master Devastator IIElectronics 5 Paid
6Corsair Gaming StrafeElectronics 4 Paid
7Razer DeathStalker ExpertElectronics 3 Paid
8ROCCAT Isku FXElectronics 1 Paid
9Corsair K95 RGB PlatinumElectronics 1 Paid
10Razer Ornata ChromaElectronics 0 Paid
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