G.SKILL RIPJAWS KM570 RGB Cherry MX Brown Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Review: Page 4 of 5

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Posted by Jason Moore on Friday, June 30, 2017 - 8:00am

A Closer Look

G.SKILL RIPJAWS KM570 RGB Cherry MX Brown Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

Taking a look at the overall size and shape of this G.Skill keyboard I notice how it is smaller and more simple than their similar product, the KM780. It bends for ergonomic comfort and has a natural feel when typing.

G.SKILL RIPJAWS KM570 RGB Cherry MX Brown Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

The mechanical keys are Cherry MX Brown and function normally. There is a nice mirror finished G.Skill logo above the arrow keys.

G.SKILL RIPJAWS KM570 RGB Cherry MX Brown Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

Looking at the braided cords, the two USB plugs meet at a G.Skill marked connector. There is no shortage of there logo on this keyboard, even the USBs have G.Skill on them.

G.SKILL RIPJAWS KM570 RGB Cherry MX Brown Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

There is a decent length of cord but this keyboard lacks a USB port on it, so if you have limited USB ports take into consideration this one has two needed for functionality.

G.SKILL RIPJAWS KM570 RGB Cherry MX Brown Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

Flipping G.Skill’s Ripjaws keyboard over you see it has 2 standard elevation feet which didn’t make much of a difference, and 5 no slip pads that are quite small.

G.SKILL RIPJAWS KM570 RGB Cherry MX Brown Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

The keycap remover that came with the board works great, and there keys come off with ease.

G.SKILL RIPJAWS KM570 RGB Cherry MX Brown Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

The switches are mounted on a white steel backplate, which helps the disbursement of the LED lights and overall glow of the keyboard.

There is a simple on-board program to control the lighting for this keyboard. When plugging it in, its standard light effect is a full length RGB wave. Red seems to be the brightest while the other colors don’t glow as well.

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