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Logitech G513 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

MSRP 150 USDNEX score 39%

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Product Overview

Logitech G513 is a wired mechanical gaming keyboard that features Logitech's GX mechanical switches, including the clicky GX Blue, tactile GX Brown, and linear GX Red, just like the more premium Logitech G PRO (X).
Similarly, despite its mid-range market positioning, the G513 features Logitech's LIGHTSYNC RGB lighting. Logitech has also endowed the G513 with a premium construction in 5052 aluminum alloy.
The compromise of the G513 can be found in 26-key rollover and anti-ghosting, though for most users this is likely sufficient.
Additionally, the G513 comes with USB passthrough that makes it easy to connect another device such as a gaming mouse.

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Ratings

What we found**

Pros
  • Light and responsive keyboard
  • Comfortable wrist rest
  • Good RGB backlighting
  • USB passthrough
Cons
  • Can't be used with mobile devices

What external reviewers found***

NEX score: 39% (not directly comparable across industries)
Pros
  • Full RGB backlighting
  • Light and responsive gaming experience
  • Removable wrist rest and one incline setting
  • Feels sturdy and doesn't show any flex
Cons
  • No wireless connectivity
  • No macro-programmable keys
  • Keycaps are cheap and will attract oil from your fingertips
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Price Comparison (incl. referral links)*

Specifications

Variants:
Wrist Rest

Connectivity

Ports
Micro USB

Construction

Cable
1.8 m / 6 ft
Colors
Carbon, White
Form Factor
Full-size, low-profile mechanical keyboard
Material
5052 aluminum alloy top case + steel-reinforced base
Switch Type
GX Blue (clicky), GX Brown (tactile), GX Red (linear)

Dimensions

Size | Depth
132 mm / 5.2 inch
Wrist RestSize | Depth
88 mm / 3.46 inch
Size | Height
35.5 mm / 1.39 inch
Wrist RestSize | Height
21.5 mm / 0.84 inch
Size | Width
445 mm / 17.5 inch
Wrist RestSize | Width
445 mm / 17.5 inch
Weight
962 g / 33.9 oz (w/o cable)

Function

Keyboard Backlight
LIGHTSYNC RGB per-key RGB lighting

Performance

Key Travel
1.9mm actuation, 4.0mm bottom, 50g actuation force

Production

Debut
2018

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3rd-Party Review Videos

External Reviews

rtings[1]

Sentiment Score 39%
Reviewers from rtings have found the following***:
The Logitech G513 is an excellent keyboard for gaming. The tactile switches on our unit offer a light and responsive gaming experience. It has full RGB backlighting, which can be customized in the companion software. Unfortunately, the keycaps are made of ABS plastic that feels cheap and will attract oil from your fingertips.
Find the original article here.
Pros
  • Feels sturdy and doesn't show any flex
  • Full RGB backlighting
  • Removable wrist rest and one incline setting
  • Light and responsive gaming experience
Cons
  • No wireless connectivity
  • No macro-programmable keys
  • Keycaps are cheap and will attract oil from your fingertips

User Reviews

References

1. ^ Logitech G513 Keyboard Review. [rtings]. https://www.rtings.com/keyboard/reviews/logitech/g513. 2020-10-05. Retrieved 2021-03-22.

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