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Save $70 on our favourite mechanical keyboard, the Corsair K95 RGB Platinum

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If you're looking for the best gaming keyboard during the Black Friday PC sales then we've got the recommendation for you. Whether you're searching for an upgrade or simply want to delve into the world of clacky key satisfaction, the top spot on our best mechanical keyboards list, the Corsair K95 RGB Platinum currently has a major discount. 

This lightweight keyboard is still built like a tank, has dedicated media controls, USB passthrough, 6 programmable macro keys, and, of course, Cherry MX Brown tactile key switches that magically make everything you type sound incredibly important. 

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If you wanted some extra drama while you game, the Corsair K95 has dynamic multicolour backlighting that you can adjust to your preference. And, as a bonus, it comes with a detachable wrist rest (trying saying that three times in a row as quick as you can).  

With this mechanical keyboard sitting comfortably at our number one spot, you'll be happy to know that Amazon has given it a lovely discount. In the Black Friday sales, the Corsair K95 is currently $130. That's a 35% discount from its full price of $200, saving you $70—that's one heck of a bargain.

$199.99
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Corsair K95 Platinum | Cherry MX Brown | Wired | Full-sized | $199.99 $129.99 on Amazon (save $70)
Right now you can get the "best mechanical keyboard for gaming and productivity" on our best mechanical gaming keyboard list, for 35% off the RRP. For this price, RGBs go without saying, and you're getting dedicated media controls, USB passthrough, topped with the tactile (yet quiet) MX brown switches—not that these are to everyone's taste. Still, there's a detachable wrist rest included, not to mention the 6 programmable macro keys, and N-key rollover.

$159.98

Corsair K70 RGB MK.2 | Cherry MX Brown | Wired | Full-sized | $159.98 $109.99 on Amazon (save $50)
Corsair know what they're doing, it's safe to say. For your money, you get dedicated media controls, a USB 2.0 passthrough, and allover quality that makes this one of the best boards around. It comes with tactile, quiet, MX brown switches too, and it even comes with a wrist rest. If you've got a little more to spend, the Cherry MX red model is 25% off at the moment, too.

If you're after something a little bit cheaper, Amazon also has the Corsair K70 on a 31% discount for $110 (down from $150). It's another sweet deal, but if you've got the extra cash then the K95 is the way to go.

If you're going to buy a mechanical keyboard this holiday then don't sleep on the Corsair K95 and now is the perfect time to get one with such a great discount. For more great deals, check out our PC gaming deals main page that's updated on the hour. 

Rachel Watts

Rachel had been bouncing around different gaming websites as a freelancer and staff writer for three years before settling at PC Gamer back in 2019. She mainly writes reviews, previews, and features, but on rare occasions will switch it up with news and guides. When she's not taking hundreds of screenshots of the latest indie darling, you can find her nurturing her parsnip empire in Stardew Valley and planning an axolotl uprising in Minecraft. She loves 'stop and smell the roses' games—her proudest gaming moment being the one time she kept her virtual potted plants alive for over a year.