Say you have a fair budget. You need a great gaming keyboard, but you aren\u2019t ready to go all in\u2014perhaps something that\u2019s built strong and performances better than \u201cwell.\u201d The best keyboard that fits the build is definitely the K55 RGB Gaming Keyboard. Look, it even has \u201cgaming\u201d in its name. Let\u2019s discuss why.\r\n\r\nWhy We Like It - Corsair K55 RGB Review\r\nBetween the Razer Huntsman Elite and the Redragon S101, the K55 sits comfortably in the middle, being both excellent for gaming, strongly built, and comes with RGB lighting.\r\n\r\n\r\nPerformance\r\nWhen it comes to membrane keyboards, the Corsair K55 RGB Gaming Keyboard was by far one of our favorites. Sure, it isn\u2019t a mechanical keyboard, but its keys have some click to them, great resistance and response to typing. Even with the rubber dome switches, the pre-travel distance never felt like an issue in gaming. In fact, it performed so well in a gaming setting that it\u2019s a serious contender for the Razer Huntsman Elite Gaming Keyboard. However, if mechanical keyboards are your thing, we\u2019d suggest the Razer any day of the week.\r\nDesign\r\nThe Corsair K55 RGB Keyboard is one tough piece of hardware. It\u2019s highly resistant to bowing, and even using a harder plastic plating over the top for extra toughness. Not quite as tough as the Apple Magic Keyboard with Numeric Keypad, however.Furthermore, it also has an IP42 dust and spill protection rating, which is fantastic when you have a drink at your desk; after all, accidents happen.\r\n\r\nA unique feature are the programmable macro keys. Through the iCUE software, you can adjust the six additional keys on the left-hand side, though this does add some extra width to the keyboard, in addition to the RGB backlighting. You\u2019ll need a fair amount of space, given that it also has a detachable wrist rest.\r\nValue\r\nThe Corsair K55 RGB provides the perfect opportunity to have a great gaming keyboard with a few bells and whistles RGB gaming keyboards usually have without spending a ton of money. At the same time, it\u2019s built so well that it clearly isn\u2019t going to break, nor feel flimsy when you use it. Because of how well it performs in a gaming setting, additional macro buttons, and high-quality design, we gladly give the Corsair K55 RGB our mark of excellent value, more so than the Logitech K400.\r\nCorsair K55 RGB Review Wrap Up\r\nAs we close our review Corsair\u2019s pension for excellent keyboards continues with the K55. They manage to create excellent keyboards at an affordable price, with a fair amount of high-quality materials and features. The IP42 dust and spill protection rating kept spills from being disastrous, and the additional macro buttons were awesome for gaming. It\u2019s lovely for gaming, provided you don\u2019t care it isn\u2019t mechanical.