• MSI GK-601
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  • Price, 128KB onboard memory, braided cord, great looks, Cherry MX switches


  • Function key placement likely a deal breaker for some, no wrist rest

Expert reviews and ratings

By pcgameware.co.uk on 90

I found the MSI GK-601 Gaming Keyboard to be a very well presented all round package. It houses the rather likeable Cherry MX Red switches which are a firm favourite amongst many Gamers and they perform their job well, even though the MSI GK-601 itself...

By Vortez on

Jumping into a new market brings with it many challenges and for MSI it’s certainly a brave move considering the fierce competition in this sector. But for their first attempt at bringing to a market a mechanical keyboard, we have to say they’ve done...

By Kitguru.net on 80

It seems ironic really that despite all the modern technological developments surrounding the 21st century desktop gaming PC, it’s the mechanical switch, a design that has been around far longer than most, that is hailed as the pinnacle of keyboard...

By bjorn3d.com on 86

The MSI GK-601 keyboard provides a completely streamlined experience, cutting down on superfluous features while retaining maximum functionality....

By Hi Tech Legion on

With the glut of mechanical keyboards in the market, it looks like MSI is late to the party with the release of the MSI GK-601. However, companies as big as MSI certainly have the clout, resources and production capacity to not just dip their toes in...

By Pureoverclock on 60

If you are looking for a good mechanical keyboard for gaming with macros, I would suggest you look elsewhere; however this keyboard is very well suited for Photoshop work and...

By Legit Reviews on

MSI has done a fantastic job designing their first mechanical keyboard. However, the GK-601’s software could be better and given the MSI big reputation, that’s both unexpected and disappointing. On the flipside, the ability to configure nearly any...

International Review By i2hard.ru on

Ну что же, подводя итог всему сказанному, хочется отметить, что у MSI «первый блин» вышел не комом, но и примером для подражания данный продукт едва ли можно назвать. GK-601 получилась очень узконаправленным продуктом, продуктом для быстроразвивающегося...

International Review By overclockers.ua on

Приобретая MSI GK-601, пользователь должен чётко осознавать, что в силу своих специфических особенностей она ориентирована на геймерскую аудиторию. Этому способствует наличие качественных механических переключателей Cherry MX Red, поддержка технологии...

International Review By computerdiy.com.tw on

MSI 近來推出一系列 GAMING 取向的產品,像是搭載 KILLER 網卡的主機板及提升遊戲效能的 GTX650Ti Boost 顯示卡,為了給玩家全方位的良好體驗,也推出了電競用的機械式鍵盤,採用的是 Cherry 紅軸,相較於常見的電競鍵盤,外表較為樸素,究竟實際的操作感會是如何呢? ...