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Corsair Strafe Mechanical Keyboard Review

Corsair Strafe

Corsair is known for its successful line of mechanical keyboards such as Corsair Vengeance. The Corsair Strafe is the latest addition to the lineup. It has been designed to offer performance of top-tier keyboard at very reasonable price.

Let’s explore its features:


The Strafe has a matte black plastic body with glossy black sides. Both sides have a red lighting strip and body of keyboard does not have a palm rest. The keyboard follows the same design cues as Corsair’s Vengeance series. It comes with great Cherry MX mechanical keys with floating key design. The media keys have been shaped differently. The keyboard comes with Red LED-backlighting with various effects available.

Corsair Strafe


The keyboard features textured and contoured keycaps, allowing for maximum grip and enhanced feel. It comes with 100% anti-ghosting with 104-key rollover on USB, implying that you can tap the keys as fast as you desire. The Corsair Utility Engine (CUE) unlocks amazing keyboard programmability. You can reassign any key or even set up the most extreme macros. With Corsair Strafe, users enjoy high-quality mastery in mechanical keyboard clicking as the rest of Corsair Gaming series.

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Cherry MX Key Switches

Corsair Strafe

The keyboard features the world’s leading mechanical key switch technology. The Cherry MX key switches provide tactile feedback upon actuation and are great for gaming and typing. In addition to optional textured gaming keys, spacebar features a ridged texture. Function keys ranging from F5 – F12 can be used to mute or adjust system volume and stop, play and skip during media playback. The left toggles LED brightness from off to low to medium to high and right key enables or disables the Windows key.

A quick look at Corsair Strafe Mechanical Keyboard:

Specifications Details
Dimensions 448 (L) x 170 (W) x 40 (H) mm
Weight 1.352 kg
System Requirements Windows 10, Windows 8, or Windows 7
Key Switches Cherry MX Brown Mechanical
Macro Keys All
On-board Memory Yes
Matrix 100% anti-ghosting and 104 Key Rollover
Media Keys FN key multimedia keys
WIN Lock Yes
Cost $109.99
Available At Corsair

Wrapping Up

In short, Corsair Strafe is an ideal choice for users who want high-end gaming mechanics. The full anti-ghosting with Cherry MX switches makes it perfect gaming keyboard for everyone. If you are looking for a gaming keyboard that won’t make a whole in your pocket, Corsair Strafe is a good choice.

The keyboard provides all hardware finesse and some compatibility requires that you use at least Windows 7 machine. You will need at least one USB port, or 2x USB ports.

Let us know your thoughts about Corsair Strafe in the comments!

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