The Ultimate Keyboard Upgrade Challenge on a Budget

TLDRIn this video, we take on the challenge of upgrading the cheapest keyboard on Amazon and showcasing our results.

Key insights

💻Upgrading a budget keyboard is a fun and cost-effective way to improve your typing experience.

⚙️Using foam and lube can significantly enhance the sound and feel of the keyboard switches.

🎨Custom keycaps can add a personalized touch to your keyboard and enhance its aesthetic appeal.

💡Exploring different switch options allows you to fine-tune the typing experience to your preferences.

🏆Completing the challenge and achieving a fully upgraded keyboard is satisfying and rewarding.


Can I upgrade my keyboard even if I have a limited budget?

Yes, upgrading a budget keyboard is a cost-effective way to improve its performance.

What are some key upgrades to consider for a budget keyboard?

Foam and lubrication for the switches, custom keycaps, and potentially switching to higher-quality switches are popular upgrades.

Do I need any special tools or skills to upgrade a keyboard?

While some upgrades may require basic tools, such as a screwdriver or brush, most can be done by following online tutorials.

Will upgrading my keyboard affect its warranty?

It's important to check the warranty terms of your specific keyboard, as some modifications may void the warranty.

Is it worth upgrading a cheap keyboard instead of buying a higher-quality one?

If you enjoy DIY projects and want to save money, upgrading a cheap keyboard can provide a satisfying and personalized experience.

Timestamped Summary

00:00Introduction to the keyboard upgrade challenge.

08:10Discussing the keyboard budget and showcasing the chosen keyboard.

13:45Exploring different keyboard upgrades, including foam, lubrication, and custom keycaps.

19:30Replacing the original switches with higher-quality ones.

24:55Reviewing the fully upgraded keyboard and its improved sound and performance.

28:40Revealing the results of the challenge and discussing our thoughts on the process.