The GK-601s appearance is modest, but subtly aggressive, and distinctively MSI. The GK-601 is one of MSIs two new mechanical keyboards. The other is the CK Series which has a blue trim and fewer features than the GK-601. Both keyboards share the same 104 key layout, Cherry MX Red mechanical switches, key rollover, and multimedia keys via an Fn modifier key. What the GK-601 has that its little sibling doesnt are individually backlit keys, programmable macros, five profiles supported by on-board memory, a braided cable, and USB and audio ports..."
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