Mechanical gaming keyboards are a special breed. Mechanical gaming keyboards that are wireless are even more special.
I don’t really like wires. I’d have a wireless headset if they weren’t so consistently garbage, but I’ve been searching for a decent wireless mechanical to replace my Roccat Suora FX and its chunky cable for a while now.
Thus enter the new Logitech G613, much to my interest. It looks functionally similar to the G810 Orion Spectrum that I quite enjoyed using.
Logitech’s new G613 ‘board uses the same in-house-developed Romer-G mechanical switches, a tactile silent switch that has a very high actuation point of 1.5mm and a reasonably low actuation force of 45g. Both those translate into a board that should be good for fast-paced key-tapping gameplay.
Interestingly, it uses Logitech’s proprietary Lightspeed wireless tech, but also includes Bluetooth — so can pair up to eight devices and switch between them quickly. I’m keen to give it a go and see if it stands up to my particular demands.
The G613 should be out in Australia in September for $169.95.