Computer keyboard is a very important part of the computer system. It allows you to communicate with the computer. Without a computer 60 mechanical keyboard, even a computer with the best configuration is also equivalent to a useless piece of metal.
If you are using the computer for normal daily word processing or email reading, then any keyboard is suffice and it is advisable to get the cheapest one around. However if you are using it for gaming purpose where you will be spend hours pounding on it, then it is worthwhile to spend a little effort and time to search for the best keyboard around.
Most of the keyboards use PS2 connection. Some of the later model uses USB2.0 connection. Though it does not make much difference, using a PS2 keyboard can free up your USB2.0 slot for other devices. If you always move your keyboard around, then there the wireless keyboard might be suitable for you.
Computer keyboards come in various shape and size. Choose the one that is best suited to your needs. Ergonomic keyboard was designed to bring comfort to the user. They come with natural wrist alignment to rest your wrist in a more comfortable position. If you are a frequent computer user, you can consider getting a ergonomic keyboard.
For gaming purpose, it is advisable to get a gaming keyboard. The thing to look out for is the in-game control and hot keys programmability. A good gaming keyboard such as Logitech G15 Gaming Keyboard allows you to have a lot of control over the gaming execution. It has 18 keys for hot keys programming and also comes with a LCD display to give you a clearer view of the game information.
Zboard Gaming Keyboard is also another good gaming keyboard that comes with an extra gaming key set for First Person Shooting and action games. The various function keys can also be used to program various commands in one button. Its user-friendliness enables gamers to accustom to it in a very short time.
Frequent multimedia user can also benefit from the various types of multimedia keyboard available in the market. These keyboards have extra shortcut keys to give you full control of your favorite media player or video playback. Logitech Media Keyboard has a full range of multimedia shortcut keys that gives you convenient access to your entire favorite player. I am quite surprised that a keyboard with so many functions is only as cheap as a simple keyboard.
Choosing a computer keyboard is actually a very fun thing. Take your time to go through the various keyboards and you will be able to find the one most suitable for you in no time.