Keyboard Comparison

CoolerMaster MK850 Vs. Hyper X Alloy Origins Core

MK850 Alloy Origins Core
Alloy Origins Core


No. of Keys: 10986
No. of Macro Keys: 5
Media Keys: Yes, 5 dedicated + 2 WheelsVia Function Keys
Palm Rest: Yes, RemovableNo
Profiles: 3 onboard
Processor: 32bit ARM Cortex M3
Memory Size: 512KB
Connectivity: USB Type-C, detachableUSB Type-C to USB Type-A
Cord Length: 1.8m, braided1.8 m, Detachable, Braided
Wireless: N/A
Battery Type: N/A
Battery Life: N/A
Key Type: Cherry MXHyperX Switch
USB Passthrough: No
Audio Passthrough: No


Anti-ghosting: 100% anti-ghosting, N-key mode
Software: CoolerMaster PortalNGENUITY


Colour Options: RGB, 16.7 million colorsPer key RGB lighting and 5 brightness levels
Lighting Effect: Via Software

Dimensions & Weight: 

Dimension (LxWxH): 49.4 x 26.8 x 5.5 cm360 x 132.5 x 34.5 mm
Weight (grams): 1092g900 g
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The MK850 by CoolerMaster is a Full sized keyboard with 109 keys, which uses Cherry MX switches. The keyboard has dedicated media keys. The MK850 keyboard uses a USB Type-C, detachable connection, with a 1.8m, braided cable. It is supported by CoolerMaster Portal software. And has RGB, 16.7 million colours backlighting with Via Software effects. It weighs in at 1092g, and is 49.4 x 26.8 x 5.5 cm [LxWxH].

Alloy Origins Core

The Alloy Origins Core by Hyper X is a TenKeyLess keyboard with 86 keys, which uses HyperX Switch switches. The keyboard has media keys which are accessible via function keys. The Alloy Origins Core keyboard uses a USB Type-C to USB Type-A connection, with a 1.8 m, Detachable, Braided cable. It is supported by NGENUITY software. And has Per key RGB lighting and 5 brightness levels backlighting. It weighs in at 900 g, and is 360 x 132.5 x 34.5 mm [LxWxH].