Reviewers hailed the ASUS ROG Falchion and endorsed it for gaming. Analysts at PC World praised its manufacturer-quoted battery life of 450 hours and adjustable 5° to 8.5° incline. Browse our ASUS ROG Strix Scope TKL review for more incline adjustment. Testers marveled at the impressive customizable RGB backlighting with individually-lit keys. Tom’s Hardware experts lauded its USB wireless receiver and support for USB cable connections. Explore our Corsair K57 RGB Wireless Gaming Keyboard review for a mobile-compatible Bluetooth model.
Testers were pleased that all keys are macro-programmable, approving it for programming. They were impressed by the good typing experience evidenced by a light 47 gf required operating force and good 2.1 mm pre-travel distance. The Cherry MX Red mechanical switches on this device proved very quiet during testing. Tests also revealed a fantastic 1.3 ms wired latency and 3.7 ms wireless latency. However, the compact 65% size won’t appeal to all people. See the ASUS ROG Claymore II review if you need a full-size model with a number keypad.