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My chosen gaming keyboard isn’t in the Prime Day sales, but its excellent predecessors are up to 50% off

The Roccat Vulcan 120 and 121 are still stellar mechanical keyboards

The Roccat Vulcan 120 gaming keyboard, propped up in front of a desktop monitor.
Image credit: Rock Paper Shotgun

Every time there’s an Amazon Prime Day, I go rummaging around looking for deals on the PC gear that I use everyday. For the reccs, of course, not because I'm building a collection of identical headsets. I can’t find any formal Prime-specific savings on my current choice of gaming keyboard, the Roccat Vulcan II Max, but two different previous versions are going cheap: the Vulcan 120 in the UK, and the Vulcan 121 in the US.

Unfortunately for those of us who enjoy accessible healthcare and/or real cheese, our friends across the Atlantic have the better deal overall. The Vulcan 121 is simply cheaper and offers a choice of linear or tactile switches, whereas the 120 is only on sale with tactile keys. Ah well - both are brilliant mech keyboards regardless, with the same fast but decisive feel afforded by those half-height keycaps and Roccat’s in-house Titan switch design. The main reason I shacked up with the Vulcan II Max in the first place was that I knew how good the Vulcan 120 and its spin-offs were.

UK deals:

Roccat Vulcan 120 - £80 (was £150)

US deals:

Roccat Vulcan 121 - $60 (was $120)

For your money – and I mean look at them, it’s not much – you also get dedicated media keys and a detachable wrist rest regardless of which model you get. Just remember that you’ll need an Amazon Prime membership to get the full discounts; activating the 30-day free trial will suffice, if you haven’t already signed up.

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