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    March 28, 2022

    Review: "The AOC GK500 Keyboard Is Good for Gamers on a Budget" @DenofGeek (UK)

    Den of Geek, a blog/website from the UK/US focused on movies, games, comics and related geek culture with about 9 million monthly visits, recently published a review of the AOC GAMING GK500 mechanical keyboard.


    + Incredibly cheap

    + Reliable mechanical switches

    + Surprisingly sturdy base

    (+) Thick rubber pads to prevent sliding

    (+) Magnetically attached wrist rest

    (+) Suitable for modding mechanical keyboards due to its affordable price


    - Cheap-looking key legends

    - Few extra features

    - Loud keys

    (-) Chunky and fixed USB cable

    Verdict: “Cheap but nails the basics – this is a decent entry into mechanical keyboards. […] The GK500 is a very cheap mechanical keyboard but its sturdy base and responsive keys mean it nails the essentials, making it a decent option for those on a tight budget. Plus, there’s plenty of scope for modding it.”

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