G.SKILL RIPJAWS KM780 RGB and KM780 MX Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Now Available

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.


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.

G.Skill KM780 RGB Cherry Key Mechanical Keyboard

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.

G.Skill Extra Gaming Keycaps

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.

G.Skill KM780 Media Control

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.

G.Skill Dedicated Macro Control

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.

G.Skill KM780 Mouse Cable Holder

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 KM780-RGB-MX

G.SKILL RIPJAWS KM780 RGB/MX Specifications

Keyboard Type Mechanical Mechanical Mechanical Mechanical
Key Switch Cherry MX RGB Red Switch Cherry MX Red Switch Cherry MX Brown Switch Cherry MX RGB Brown Switch
Backlighting Yes Yes Yes Yes
Anti-Ghosting Yes Yes Yes Yes
Full N-Key Rollover Yes Yes Yes Yes
Gaming Mode Option Yes Yes Yes Yes
On-board profile 3 3 3 3
Additional Macro Keys 6 6 6 6
Dedicated Media Control Panel Yes Yes Yes Yes
Audio-in and Microphone-out Yes Yes Yes Yes
USB Passthrough 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.

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Peter Paul
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