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Cooler Master CM Storm QuickFire Rapid-i Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Now Available

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Cooler Master’s latest 10-Keyless mechanical gaming keyboard – the CM Storm QuickFire Rapid-i is now available. The new QuickFire Rapid-i has a fully backlit keys and comes with an ARM processor that enables responsive illumination, trailing effects and individual key lighting profiles. Check out the rest of its features, specifications, price and where to buy below.

Cooler Master CM Storm QuickFire Rapid-i Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Review

CM Storm QuickFire Rapid-i Features

The Cooler Master CM Storm QuickFire Rapid-i features a fully mechanical Cherry MX key switches that is available in either Brown or Blue switches. All keys are fully backlit with white LED.

QuickFire Rapid-i Cherry MX Brown Switches
QuickFire Rapid-i Cherry MX Blue Switches

The Rapid-i is a 10 keyless gaming keyboard meaning it lacks the numerical keypad which isn’t usually used in FPS games. This makes it easy to carry around specially during LAN parties and events.

It features ActiveLite Technology thanks to the 32-bit ARM processor, giving it instant response and trailing light effects. There are 4 different lighting profiles. The CM Storm QuickFire Rapid-i also features a smooth and clean aesthetic, including laser-marked keycaps and a non-glossy matte finish over tactile and quiet mechanical switches.

CM Storm QuickFire Rapid-i reviews CM Storm QuickFire Rapid-i specifications

It has a response time of 1ms, in USB mode, offering gamers a necessary consistency to respond quickly in the latest games. Multimedia shortcuts are available to ensure that media can be controlled with ease. With N Key Rollover (NKRO), users deploying the QuickFire Rapid-i in either USB or PS/2 mode can activate many keys on the keyboard simultaneously.

CM Storm QuickFire Rapid-i price Cooler Master QuickFire Rapid-i review

CM Storm QuickFire Rapid-i Specifications

Model numberSGK-4040-GKCL1(Blue switch)
SGK-4040-GKCM1(Brown switch)
SGK-4040-GKCR1(Red switch)
Switch availability may vary on language layout
Key RolloverNKRO (Windows only)
KeycapsABS, grip coated, removable
Polling Rate1000 Hz/1ms
BacklightAll White, All keys, 5 settings and 5 modes
Windows Key LockYes
On-board Memory128k bytes
Media KeysYes (via F keys)
InterfaceMicro USB 2.0, full speed
USB cable1.8m braided, gold plated and removable
Dimensions35.9(L) x 13.8(W) x 3.9(H) cm
14.1(L) x 5.4(W) x 1.5(H) inch
Weight932 g / 2.05 lbs

Price and Where to Buy

addtocartThe Cooler Master QuickFire Rapid-i Cherry MX Brown switch is now available with a retail price of $134.99 here. Based on customers who purchased this product, it has been rated a perfect 5 out of 5 stars.

CM Storm QuickFire Rapid-i Reviews

Below is a QuickFire Rapid-i review video courtesy of Joanne Tech Lover.

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