G.SKILL RIPJAWS KM570 RGB Cherry MX Brown Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Review: Page 4 of 5
Posted by Jason Moore on Friday, June 30, 2017 - 8:00am
A Closer Look
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.
The mechanical keys are Cherry MX Brown and function normally. There is a nice mirror finished G.Skill logo above the arrow keys.
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.
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.
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.
The keycap remover that came with the board works great, and there keys come off with ease.
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.