Mechanical keyboards are great for gamers and writers looking for good response times and good feedback from the keys.
Mechanical keyboards are known for their ability to give a gamer a edge from a standard keyboard when knowing a button has been clicked is crucial.
Writers like them since they can give a feel and sound that has been lost with the new electronic touch-pads underling standard keyboards.
The problem with mechanical is that they are more expensive than a regular keyboard.
So what if you want a mechanical keyboard but don’t want to break the bank?
There are a some options or at least the less costly options.
Read Here For a Buyers Guide To Mechanical Keyboards With Sound Examples.
Our Picks For 5 Low Cost Mechanical Keyboards of 2015
Rosewill RK-6000 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard with Programmable Keys Anti-Ghosting Feature and Laser Printed Keys
The Rosewill RK-6000 doesn’t have any back lighting or Cherry switches but is a good compromise for a budget minded person.
Merdia 3 COLOR Backlit Similar Mechanical USB Wired Gaming Keyboard – Cyborg Soldier
The Merdia keyboard while not exactly a true mechanical board does a good job in replicating one on the cheap. It also has back-lighting.
AULA Wings of Liberty Mechanical Keyboard Blue Switch Gaming 104 Keys Waterproof
AULA does a good job of replicating Cherry MX Blue switches with this board so the sound is very clickity.
QPAD 3202 MK-85 Pro Gaming Mechanical Keyboard
Redragon K553 USAS LED Backlit Mechanical Gaming Keyboard (Black)
The Redragon K553 has back-lighting and what it calls custom mechanical switches. The switches are built to replicate Cherry MX Green.
Finding a good mechanical keyboard at the right price can be a challenge. The good ones will always cost since they require more to manufacture them.
If you cant afford a good expensive one than a replica is the next best thing.
The boards found above were the cheapest boards I found while writing this. Since prices always change always double check.
If you find a good mechanical board that is cheap to buy let us know.