Rosewill RK-800G Keyboard Review


Is this Gaming Keyboard a Contender?

We’ve reviewed several great products from Rosewill.  This brand is Newegg’s own, so you’ll find them exclusively at  Most technically-savvy people are comfortable ordering  from them, not only because of their great deals, but their selection and service.  The Rosewill brand products we’ve reviewed have always been good, so we were eager to look at their new computer keyboard, the Rosewill RK-800G Gaming keyboard. At first glance, you may be hard-pressed to find any features that other gaming keyboards have.  This keyboard isn’t trying to compete with any of the heavy competitors from Logitech or Razer. Before we take a look at it, let’s read off the features list.


  • Polished top cover for a stylish new look.
  • 11 keys can be pressed at the same time without conflict, beating other conventional keyboards on the market.
  • The great feel from the high quality ABS key caps improves responsiveness and performance.
  • The contacts on individual rubber domes can be unreliable, causing the keyboard to not work properly.
  • One-piece rubber dome design ensures keys aren’t easily dislodged when hit or dropped.
  • There are separate cursor and numeric keypads, dual Alt, Shift & Ctrl keys and LED indicators for NUM lock, Caps Lock and Scroll Lock.


  • Model: RK-800G
  • Interface: PS/2
  • Design Style: Standard
  • Normal Keys: 104
  • Type: Wired
  • Cable Length: 1.4M
  • Peak load before make (normal key): 60+/ -15g
  • Switch life: 10 Million
  • Dimensions: 450(L) X 160(W) X 35(H) 18 (H)mm
  • Keyboard weight: 640g
  • O.S. Support: Windows 98SE/ 2000/ ME/ XP/ Vista/ 7
  • Warranty: 1 year

On the next page we take a look at what you get…