Logitech G710+ Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Review

Posted November 6, 2012 by Michael Chang in Reviews
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Going in with a Bang

When we look at the computer peripherals market, there’s always one name that you can’t really forget – Logitech. For years, they’ve been producing amazing peripherals and with the emerging popularity of mechanical keyboards as of late, we’ve been left wondering when the computer peripherals giant would begin offering their own product.

For those still wondering then, wonder no more as today we’ll be reviewing Logitech’s recently introduced G710+ mechanical gaming keyboard, and as their first mechanical keyboard, it looks like Logitech has really pulled out all the stops for the G710+. Why do I say this? Well, the keyboard packs a number of killer features that make the G710+ a very competitive product. Some of these features include stuff like dedicated media and macro keys, individually lit white LED backlighting, Cherry MX Brown keyswitches with o-ring dampeners, and a game mode to name a few.

Still interested? You should be! Let’s take a closer look.

Logitech G710+ Specifications

  • Tactile high-speed, mechanical keys (Cherry MX Brown)
  • Whisper-quiet keys
  • Adjustable dual-zone backlighting
  • 6 programmable G-keys
  • 110 anti-ghosting keys
  • 26-key rollover
  • Instant media access
  • Game/Desktop mode
  • USB pass-through
  • Removable palm rest
  • Durable tilt legs

About the Author

Michael Chang

During the day Michael Chang is a Process Integration Engineer, where he researches and develops MEMS technologies for logic and memory testing. He has been a tech enthusiast for well over a decade and applies his analytic mind to both his reviews and work.

  • Spastek

    I just picked up one of these myself to replace my Blackwidow. While I love the noise the Blackwidow makes, my GF did not when I was furious telling someone on the internet how wrong they were at 3AM.

    That being said, this keyboard still has the tactical feel of a mechanical keyboard and a quiet enough “click” that I’m extremely happy with the overall performance. The only downside in my opinion is the cherry mx stabilizers on the long keys still feels a little off. It doesn’t effect much and I’ve pretty much ignored it at this point. Was just the only real drawback I could find for my own use.

    Great review by the way. I think you were spot on with the review.

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Michael-Chang/3330118 Michael Chang

      Thanks man. I also personally prefer the Costar Stabilizers

  • jwusoccer

    Hey Michael, nice review as always! I’m having a hard time choosing a keyboard, and I was wondering if you could help me decide. I’m currently looking at the maxkeyboard x8 and this g710+. Price is not a factor, and i know that there is a sale going on for the x8 now. Do you think it would be a better deal to get the x8, or is this keyboard superior? A few other options i am looking into are the das keyboard, and the corsair k60/k90. Thanks in advance!

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Michael-Chang/3330118 Michael Chang

      Hi Jwusoccer, I am glad you like my reviews. I would say that normally when I make a recommendation I base it solely on the users needs. For example if you have a 3.5mm headset the X8 would be a great choice since it has the built in audio pass through. On the other hand if you like having dedicated keys such as the macro keys and media keys the G710+ would probably be your choice. At this very moment if you desperately need a keyboard I would go with the G710+ I enjoyed the keyboard tremendously and should be available right now. On the other hand i do know that the x8 is out of stock until 11/28 but if you are still interested check out our forums. We usually have group buys that allow you to save up to 20%. Follow this link: http://www.forums.custompcreview.com/f75/max-keyboard-group-buy-thread-9-a-1231/. If you have any more questions or if you tell me what you will be mainly doing I can probably make a better recommendation. Thanks for your support, Michael

  • Mitch Aceti

    Hello there! I thought this review was excellent (as usual ! ), I was wondering if you would recommend the g710+ or wait for the corsair vengeance k95. This is going to be my first mechanical keyboard and im not sure if i should go with cherry mx browns or reds, but these 2 switches are my choices. I prefer a not so loud keyboard with cherry mx blues and not too many macros but some are fine. If you could reply that would be awesome! Also, any word on a corsair vengeance k65 maybe?