Thermaltake is launching a mannequin new Stage 20 GT RGB gaming keyboard ostensibly priced at $4,440, in accordance with a determine that shows up when looking out for the plank on Google.
Sure, that seems like an insanely excessive markup, nonetheless consider this: it has RGB lighting! Optimistic, so does nearly each fully totally different gaming keyboard, nonetheless this one furthermore has a grooved cutout betwixt the CTRL and arrow keys—lastly, a spot to retailer that new Apple monetary establishment card that will not ruin the titanium sheen like a leather-based pockets will. You will’t put a worth on that, of us!
Okay, presumably you presumably can, and to Thermaltake’s credit score rating score, even at $4,4400 the Stage 20 GT RGB is lower than its weight in gold (it weighs 1,500 grams, which is price nearly $74,000 in gold).
Joking apart, the pricing data is clearly (hopefully?) methodology off, every by mistake or as a placeholder that, on the time of this writing, has not been mounted. For reference, the non-GT mannequin sells for spherical $150.
The keyboard encompasses a 2mm thick aluminum prime plate, one totally different telltale signal of a pricing typo—if it was actually $4,440, I might at rely on precise silver, or no less than aerospace grade aluminum.
Thermaltake’s providing three completely fully totally different key swap varieties: Razer Inexperienced, Cherry MX Velocity Silver, and Cherry MX Blue. Completely totally different selections embody devoted media controls, USB passthrough, and help for Amazon’s Alexa voice service.
There is no stage out of when the Level 20 GT RGB is maybe obtainable, nonetheless when it does debut at $4,440, you might have to see if it goes on sale this journey season. Or spend over 4 grand on actually one thing.
You nearly definitely will not be going to must make that call, although. In response to Vortez, the Razer Inexperienced mannequin will debut for a lot extra moderately priced $159 AUD, the Cherry MX Blue for $179 AUD, and the Cherry MX Velocity Silver for $189 AUD (€149.90).