Best gaming keyboards 2021: The best quiet, loud, colourful and proud mechanical keyboards around

The K100 is a great choice with masses of features and an uber-premium feel. 

(image credit: Pocket-lint)

A great low-profile keyboard that looks unlike anything else we've tried. 

(image credit: Pocket-lint)

An ace modular keyboard that really shines thanks to the swappable keys.

(image credit: Pocket-lint)

A wireless gaming keyboard that's comfortable and feature-rich too. 

(image credit: Pocket-lint)

Comfortable, beautiful and joyful. The G915 TKL is a joy to own.

(image credit: Pocket-lint)

The white G915 TKL is an eye-catching addition to any desk. 

(image credit: Pocket-lint)

The customisable actuation, lighting and even key setup makes this a highly tweakable keyboard.

(image credit: Pocket-lint)

An agile, tiny keyboard with great RGB lighting, durable PBT keycaps, fast optical switches and more besides. 

(image credit: Pocket-lint)

Perfect if you want the accuracy of a mechanical keyboard but with quiet keys and an understated design. 

(image credit: Pocket-lint)

The HyperX Alloy Elite 2 really shines with awesome RGB lighting. 

(image credit: Pocket-lint)

The K68 boasts a splash-proofing that'll keep you feeling less on edge while you eat, drink and game.

(image credit: Pocket-lint)

An affordable option for those who don't like mechanical switches. 

(image credit: Pocket-lint)

Prefer gaming on your sofa? This is the one for you. 

(image credit: Pocket-lint)

One of the best keyboards we've seen from Razer for a while. 

(image credit: Pocket-lint)

The Apex Pro TKL is just as good as the full-size version but with a compact frame. 

(image credit: Pocket-lint)

Looking for a compact, customisable and capable keyboard? Look no further. 

(image credit: Pocket-lint)

This is an incredibly feature rich 60% keyboard that's well designed and pleases in several areas. 

(image credit: Pocket-lint)

If you're after something cheap, quiet and capable then this is it.

(image credit: Pocket-lint)
If you love TKL but demand the very best then this might well be a contender. (image credit: Pocket-lint)