G.SKILL recently announced the availability of their new mechanical gaming keyboard called the G.SKILL RIPJAWS KM780 mechanical gaming keyboard, with Cherry key switches. There are two variants to choose from; one is the KM780 RGB featuring RGB lighting, and the other is the KM780 MX, featuring a Crimson Red design. Both gaming keyboards were revealed last July 2015, but the keyboards became available to order just recently. Check out its features, specifications, price and availability below.
G.SKILL RIPJAWS KM780 RGB/MX Features
100% Cherry RGB/MX Red, Brown, and Blue
The new G.SKILL RIPJAWS KM780 series mechanical keyboards are built only with genuine Cherry RGB/MX key switches, providing 50 million keystroke durability in red, brown, and blue.
Aluminum Plate-Mounted Design
Functionally designed with the key switches mounted directly through a solid 2mm aluminum top plate, each key is effectively locked down for a solid typing experience.
Extra Gaming Keycaps, Keycap Tool & Case
Specially designed dual-coat laser etched gaming keycaps allow customization for your most common gaming keys, for fast tactile recognition without looking away from your game. An attachable keycap case is also included to keep your keycaps and custom keycap tool in one place.
Media Control & LED Volume Display
Complete with backlit media control buttons, a die-cast volume roller, and an integrated digital LED volume display, media control is now more convenient than ever.
Dedicated Macro Control, Mode Selection & Extra Hotkeys
Packed with on-the-fly macro recording, 6 additional macro keys, 3 hotkeys (Windows lock, brightness, and timer), and easy-access mode selection keys, you can customize and switch your keyboard layouts for swift responses and immediate access to the actions you need, right at your fingertips.
Mouse Cable Holder
Don’t let your mouse cable get in the way of gaming; prevent snagged cables with the foldable mouse cable holder.
G.SKILL RIPJAWS KM780 RGB/MX Specifications
|Model Number||RIPJAWS KM780 RGB||RIPJAWS KM780 MX||RIPJAWS KM780 MX||RIPJAWS KM780 RGB|
|Key Switch||Cherry MX RGB Red Switch||Cherry MX Red Switch||Cherry MX Brown Switch||Cherry MX RGB Brown Switch|
|Full N-Key Rollover||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Gaming Mode Option||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Additional Macro Keys||6||6||6||6|
|Dedicated Media Control Panel||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Audio-in and Microphone-out||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Mouse Cable Holder||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Detachable palm rest||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Dimensions||518 x 172 x 48 mm||518 x 172 x 48 mm||518 x 172 x 48 mm||518 x 172 x 48 mm|
|Dimensions w/ palm rest||518 x 228 x 48 mm||518 x 228 x 48 mm||518 x 228 x 48 mm||518 x 228 x 48 mm|
|Weight||1.36 kg||1.36 kg||1.36 kg||1.36 kg|
|Weight w/ palm rest||1.54 kg||1.54 kg||1.54 kg||1.54 kg|
|Warranty||2-Year Limited Warranty||2-Year Limited Warranty||2-Year Limited Warranty||2-Year Limited Warranty|
Price and Where to Buy
The G.SKILL RIPJAWS KM780 RGB and KM780 MX mechanical keyboards are already available. The KM780 RGB retails for $159.99, and the KM780 MX retails for $119.99.
Note: Cherry Red and Browns will be initially available, while Cherry Blue will be available at a later date.