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Black Friday & Cyber Monday mechanical keyboard deals in 2020

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Mechanical keyboards, sometimes called “gaming keyboards,” are quickly becoming more popular for the average user. But they can be considerably more expensive than ordinary keyboards. Black Friday and Cyber Monday are great opportunities to upgrade your keyboard at a discount.

Early Black Friday deals for mechanical keyboards

Some of the best deals we’ve seen for mechanical keyboards so far this season include:

  • 57% off Cooler Master MK850 Gaming Mechanical Keyboard at Newegg
  • 36% off Cooler Master SK630 Tenkeyless Mechanical Keyboard at Newegg
  • 23% off BlackWidow Elite Mechanical Razer Green Switch Keyboard at Best Buy
  • 22% off Logitech G915 TKL Tenkeyless Lightspeed Mechanical Keyboard
  • Rainbow light mechanical keyboards from $30 at Overstock

Top stores to buy mechanical keyboards on Black Friday

Newegg

Known for its large selection of discounted tech, Newegg offers mechanical keyboards at all price points. While these keyboards are often marked down by as much as 57%, look for even deeper discounts as Black Friday and Cyber Monday draw near.

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Best Buy

Expect to find deals on leading brands like Logitech, Razer, Alienware and more. Best Buy will open its doors on Thanksgiving day at 5 p.m., but online shoppers can start saving all day long.

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Amazon

Find a huge selection of gaming keyboards on Amazon, including many budget-friendly options under $50. Amazon usually launches “deals of the day” and “lightning deals” throughout Black Friday week, giving online shoppers lots of opportunities to save.

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Overstock

Don’t miss deals on gaming keyboards, mice and other tech items from Overstock.com. The online retailer usually boasts over 600,000 deals for Black Friday, so there’s a good chance you can cross gaming needs off your list at a discount.

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AliExpress

While AliExpress doesn’t usually advertise as many Black Friday deals as other sites, you can usually find ultra-low prices here. It’s worth comparing prices over the holidays to see if the keyboard you’ve got your eye on is on sale.

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Das Keyboard

This German-engineered smart keyboard was designed for gamers and business professionals alike. The company has offered a Black Friday discount on its keyboard in the past, and we expect more of the same this year.

What is a mechanical keyboard?

Mechanical keyboards have physical switches underneath the face of each key that are triggered and bounce back when you type. This action creates a loud clicking sound that some users find appealing. Ordinary keyboards lack this switch and instead have a rubber dome and membrane under each key that records each keystroke. This softens the sound and feel of typing.

Gamers tend to favor mechanical keyboards because they’re more accurate and allow you to type faster. Since they require less force to press the keys, mechanical keyboards may be better suited for people who suffer from carpal tunnel syndrome or repetitive stress injury in their hands and wrists.

Top tech deals for November 2020

GameStop GameStop

Get a $10 when you spend $60 or more

$10 coupon when you spend $60 or more in a single transaction

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Staples Staples

Apple Airpods $119, save $40

Free delivery, no minimum.

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Microsoft Microsoft

HTC Save $100 on HTC Vive Cosmos and Cosmos Elite

T&Cs apply

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Microsoft Microsoft

Kano coding kits starting at $29.99 (Harry Potter, Frozen, Star Wars)

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Microsoft Microsoft

Up to $200 off select Samsung notebooks, starting at $999

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Microsoft Microsoft

Up to 50% off select Razer accessories for Xbox and PC gaming

T&Cs apply

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Microsoft Microsoft

Up to $25 off Western Digital WD black P10 game drive for Xbox

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Microsoft Microsoft

Save 50% H2GO speakers and headphones, starting at $19.99

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Microsoft Microsoft

Up to $50 off select Turtle Beach headsets for Xbox and PC gaming

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Microsoft Microsoft

Save $500 on the razer blade stealth 13, now: $1299

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Microsoft Microsoft

Up to $700 off select razer blade laptops, starting at $1099

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Best Buy Best Buy

Buy Apple MacBook Pro 13" display with touch

Plus get free Apple music for 4 months (new subscribers only + save up to $150)

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