CM Storm is Cooler Master's gaming brand which is responsible for several mice and gaming keyboards. Their latest keyboard is dubbed the Trigger and features mechanical keys, back-lit keys, and five dedicated macro buttons. The Cooler Master Trigger keyboard is equipped with Cherry MX Black key mechanisms which are some of the best keys for gamers. At a retail price $119 it is not exactly cheap, but it does have some very neat features compared to other high end gaming keyboards. CM Storm's implementation of back lighting on the Trigger is quite unique: it has three different modes and five different intensity settings.
Furthermore the Trigger is available in several version with different Cherry MX key mechanisms.
- High durability gold-plated Cherry switches rated for over 50 million key strokes
- Available with Cherry MX-series switches: Black, Red, Blue, Brown
- Multi-media control keys for convenient sound control
- 5 macro keys with profile management
- 18K gold plated ultra low latency USB plugs
- Anti-ghosting 6 key rollover
- 64KB on-board memory for profile storage
- Storm tactics key for deactivation of Windows key
- 1000Hz driverless polling / 1ms response time
- Two port enhanced USB 2.0 hub
- Detachable wrist rest
- Braided cable for durability
- Non-slip rubber coating
- MCU that allows the keyboard to playback macros without delay