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Cherry MX Board 6.0

alaTest has collected and analyzed 22 reviews of Cherry MX Board 6.0. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People really like the design and reliability. The usability and size are also appreciated. Some have doubts about the price.

durability, size, usability, reliability, design


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Cherry MX Board 6.0 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Edward Chester (

Cherry MX Board 6.0


Hands-on: The ultimate lag-free keyboard

Although we’ve yet to judge whether there’s really an advantage in Cherry’s RealKey technology, we can certainly see the potential. What’s more, the company has done a good job of packaging the tech into a keyboard that looks and feels the part. All...

Jan, 2015

Expert review by : Tom Morgan (

Cherry MX Board 6.0 review


Cherry is clearly not trying to step on toes with the MX Board 6.0: it's well-built, but lacks the features we'd expect

Macro keys and software aside, the MX Board 6.0 is still quite a few missing features that we would typically expect to find on a premium keyboard. It’s clear that Cherry is deliberately not competing directly with the manufacturers that buy its...

Aug, 2015

Expert review by : Jason Bouwmeester (

Cherry MX Board 6.0 review: Nothing beats good ol' Cherry MX switches


When offered the chance to do a Cherry MX Board 6.0 review, I jumped at the opportunity. Find out how a Cherry board with Cherry MX Red Linear switches performs!

Sep, 2018

Award 8 out of 10

Expert review by : Bob Buskirk (

Cherry MX Board 6.0 Keyboard Review


The MX Board 6.0 actually still remains their flagship gaming keyboard even though it has been out for a couple years now. Their mechanical switches are known

– Incredible build quality ; – One of the most comfortable keyboards we’ve ever used ; – Full N-Key rollover ; – Large wrist rest

– No software to program the keyboard ; – Price

I have been using the MX Board 6.0 as my main keyboard for the past 3 weeks and I have to say I am really enjoying it. It has to be one of the most comfortable keyboards that I’ve used in a very long time. I think a lot of it has to do with the quality...

Feb, 2017

Consumer review (

Great Strafing Keyboard.


I defiantly feel this keyboards responsiveness in gaming with first and 3rd person shooters. Side strafing left and right now feels like I take 70% less hits. It's not a complete game changer other then strafing. But when strafing it almost feels like...

Extremely well built, nice bright lighting, big/small step lighting adjustments, just a keyboard with no extra junk like USB hubs or sound/mic ports. It's also heavy too which makes it not move in the most intense gaming moments ; The responsiveness...

Price... Some of the key icons are hard to see or to small. No other key colors available. Warranty is not even 2 full years

Jul, 2015

Product Specifications


Adjustable backlight:Y
Backlight:Y / Yes
Backlight colour:Blue/Red / Red
Backlight type:LED
Certification:c-tick, UL, VCCI, CE, FCC, BSMI, KCC / c-tick\nUL\nVCCI\nCE\nFCC\nBSMI\nKCC
Colour of product:Aluminium, Black / Black, Metallic
Product colour:Aluminium,Black
Surface coloration:Monotone


Cable Length:2
Plug and Play: Yes


Cherry MX switch type:Red
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Device interface:RS-485 / USB
Fingerprint Reader:N
Full-size keyboard:Y / Yes
Hot keys:Y / Yes
Keyboard form factor:Standard
Keyboard integrated devices: No
Keyboard key switch:Mechanical key switch
Keyboard keys operating life:50
Keyboard language:Danish, English / French / German / Spanish / Swiss / UK English / US English
Keyboard layout:AZERTY / QWERTY / QWERTZ
Keyboard number of keys:105 / 108 / 109
Keyboard style:Straight
Keys operating life:50
Numeric keypad:Y / Yes
Pointing device:N
Purpose:PC/server / Universal
Recommended usage:Gaming / Home / Office / Universal
Rollover:N-key rollover
Windows keys:Y / Yes
Wrist rest:Y / Yes

Logistics data

Quantity per pallet:12


Mouse included:N / No

Operational conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 50
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 60

Other features

Package weight:2.3
Quantity per pallet:12

Packaging Content

Number of products included:1
Quick start guide:Y
User guide:Y

Packaging Data

Number of products included:1
Package depth:23.7 / 7
Package height:23.7 / 7
Package Type:Box
Package weight:2.3
Package width:48.2
Quick start guide:Y
User guide:Y / Yes


Power Consumption:479 / 500
Power source type:USB

System requirements

Windows operating systems supported:Y

Weight & Dimensions

Keyboard dimensions (WxDxH):454 x 147 x 28.4 / 454 x 147 x 70 / 454 x 28.4 x 147
Keyboard weight:1.35