A couple of weeks ago, JD took MSI’s CK series mech for a spin, and was left impressed overall – especially for its price-point of $69.99. Features-wise, and perhaps bling-wise, that model might not strike a PC gamer as too interesting, so for that purpose, Thermaltake has stepped in with Poseidon, priced at $79.99.
The Poseidon features a standard full key layout and sturdy ABS plastic construction – it’s designed to last for a while, and look good all-the-while. Under each keycap is a CHERRY MX blue, designed for those who like the old “clicky” style keys, offering fantastic typing feedback. Affixed to each switch is a bright blue LED, giving the Poseidon that little bit of bling.
As seen in the above shot, the right of the keyboard features a Windows key disable button that will prevent you from being accidentally booted to the desktop in the heat of battle. I must question though, does that still remain such a big problem? I can’t recall the last time I got booted to the desktop from hitting the Windows key – unless I’m simply lucky enough to keep avoiding it!
The Poseidon is due out in October, at a price-point of $79.99. We’ll be taking the keyboard for a test at around that time, so stay tuned.