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ROG Claymore Core

RGB mechanical gaming keyboard with Cherry MX RGB switches, fully programmable keys and Aura Sync

  • Individually-backlit keys with Aura Sync RGB LED technology for unlimited personalization options
  • Fully programmable keys with on the fly macro recording
  • 100% anti-ghosting with N-key rollover (NKRO) technology
  • Hotkeys for fan speed, lighting and overclocking controls when paired with an ASUS ROG motherboard
  • Onboard memory to save profiles on the go and intuitive ROG Armoury for lighting, key, and stats settings
  • Durable aluminum construction with intricate Mayan-inspired detailing

  • Height adjustable feet

  • Cherry MX RGB Switches
    (red, black, blue, brown)

  • Aluminum construction with
    Mayan-inspired detailing

  • Cable routing grooves

  • Detachable micro USB cable

  • ROG SYNC hotkey for Aura synchronization between ROG Claymore Core and Aura Sync-enabled ROG mouse

  • On the fly macro recording

  • Height adjustable feet

  • Cherry MX RGB Switches
    (red, black, blue, brown)

  • Aluminum construction with
    Mayan-inspired detailing

  • Cable routing grooves

  • Detachable micro USB cable

  • ROG SYNC hotkey for Aura synchronization between ROG Claymore Core and Aura Sync-enabled ROG mouse

  • On the fly macro recording

ROG Claymore Core features Cherry MX RGB switches to give you precise and responsive keystrokes. It features individually-programmable backlit keys with Aura Sync technology for unmatched levels of personalization. This 100% anti-ghosting keyboard has N-Key rollover technology, on the fly macro recording, and dedicated hotkeys for exclusive ASUS motherboard cooling and overclocking controls. ROG Claymore Core gives you the winning edge in the digital battlefield.

ASUS Aura – Let there be light

Fire up Aura and enjoy a mesmerizing light show on ROG Claymore Core's individually-customizable backlit keys, and get creative with its palette of over 16 million colors. You'll also be able to sync your customized light effect with the ever-growing range of Aura-enabled gear.

Enjoy 9 different preset Aura effects

  • Static

    Static

  • Breathing

    Breathing

  • Color cycle

    Color cycle

  • Wave

    Wave

  • Ripple

    Ripple

  • Reactive

    Reactive

  • Starry night

    Starry night

  • Quicksand

    Quicksand

  • Custom effect

    Custom
    effect

Every Keystroke Counts

ROG Claymore Core features Cherry MX RGB switches, 100% anti-ghosting with N-Key rollover (NKRO) technology, fully programmable keys and on the fly macro key recording to ensure you always get the winning edge.

Cherry MX RGB switches

German-made Cherry MX RGB switches (Red, Blue, Brown and Black) give you tactile, responsive keystrokes and unmatched 50-million-keystroke durability.

  • red

  • blue

  • brown

  • black

  • Switch: extremely fast and linear response
    Actuation distance: 2.0mm
    Actuation force: 45g
  • Switch: fast response with light tactile and audible feedback
    Actuation distance: 2.2mm
    Actuation force: 60g
  • Switch: fast response with tactile feedback
    Actuation distance: 2.0mm
    Actuation force: 55g
  • Switch: fast and linear response
    Actuation distance: 2.0mm
    Actuation force: 60g

Anti-ghosting with N-Key rollover

ROG Claymore Core features 100% anti-ghosting with N-Key rollover (NKRO) technology to ensure each keystroke is detected no matter how many other keys are pressed — so all your multi-keystroke commands are logged.

Repeat acceleration

Repeat acceleration is the rate at which a letter repeats itself when you hold a key down. You can adjust repeat rate to suit the situation at hand — keep it at the default rate for typing, or increase it for some rapid-fire action.

Unlimited personalization and customization

You can save up to six user profiles (5 customized + 1 default profile) on ROG Claymore Core's built-in flash memory on the go. The intuitive ROG Armoury lets you customize keys, lighting and macro settings. You can even track statistical data like how many keystrokes were made during a game.

All in sync

ROG gives you exclusive Aura Sync options and additional features when you pair ROG Claymore Core with an ASUS ROG motherboard, graphics card and more. ROG Claymore Core's hotkeys allow you to control your ASUS motherboard fan speed and overclock the system.

Perfect lighting in sync

Aura Sync takes RGB lighting beyond the checkbox, combining and controlling the LEDs of all your Aura-enabled products from a single application to achieve perfect, synchronized harmony. Aura lets you sync light effects across your motherboard, ROG Claymore Core and the ever-growing portfolio of Aura-enabled products. You can choose from an array of LED effects and can even use ROG Claymore Core's backlighting to reflect CPU temperature.

Learn more about Aura Sync: https://www.asus.com/microsite/AURA/Sync.html

*Synchronization between ASUS motherboard, graphics card and ROG Claymore Core via Sync software is enabled and controlled by Aura-ready motherboards. Visit the support page for your Aura-enabled motherboard to download Aura software, click on Driver & Tools followed by Utilities.

**To synchronize Aura between ROG Claymore Core and Aura Sync-enabled ROG mouse only, simply press the Fn key and then the ROG SYNC hotkey when ROG Armoury is activated. Synchronization will take about 10 seconds. Aura Sync with ROG Spatha is only available in wired mode.

INSTANT OVERCLOCKING & COOLING

Enjoy the synergy between ROG Claymore Core and compatible ROG motherboards* with KeyBot II, an exclusive free-to-download utility that enables a bunch of time-saving keyboard shortcuts. Connect Claymore Core to the dedicated USB port and KeyBot II is active even before boot (S5 shutdown state), allowing you to fire up your PC with overclocked CPU settings, apply XMP profiles, clear the CMOS or launch directly into the UEFI BIOS. Many more shortcuts** become available when Windows launches, including the ability to adjust fan speeds on the fly, providing fingertip access to your everyday tweaks and tasks.

* KeyBot II support is available on ROG Z170, Z270, Z370, X370, Rampage V Edition 10, Rampage VI Extreme and Zenith Extreme motherboards.
** Please refer to the table below for the full list of KeyBot II hotkeys. Claymore Core requires Armoury II and Fan Xpert to be installed for full access to all features.

You can even use KeyBot II to boost your PC into a specific mode with two-second press

Hot Key table

  • Brightness level

  • Lighting effect switch

  • Color customization

  • Profile switch

  • ROG Sync

  • Fan speed control

  • Windows key off

  • Repeat acceleration

  • On the fly macro recording

  • CPU overclocking

  • Memory overclocking

  • enter to BIOS

  • Power on

  • Clear CMOS

  • *Switching to ROG Armoury's lighting tab will disable all hotkeys except Fn+ media keys, Fn+ fan speed control and Fn+ ROG Sync.

  • Brightness level

    Fn + Up: Brightness up
    Fn + Down: Brightness down

  • Lighting effect switch

    Fn + Right or Fn + Left

  • Color customization

    Fn + Delete: Red increase (10 levels)
    Fn + End: Green increase (10 levels)
    Fn + PageDown: Blue increase (10 levels)

  • Profile switch

    Fn + 1/ 2 / 3/ 4/ 5/ 6*
    *6 is default

  • ROG Sync (sync Aura lighting effects between ROG Claymore Core and ROG Spatha mouse)

    Fn + PrintScreen (Only available when Armoury software is activated)

  • Fan speed control

    Fn + "+" or Fn + "-" (Only available when ROG Armoury and Fan Xpert software are activated)

  • Windows key off

    FN + Windows key

  • Repeat acceleration

    Fn + F1: 1X
    Fn + F2: 2X
    Fn + F3: 3X
    Fn + F4: 4X

  • On the fly macro recording

    Step 1: Fn + Right-ALT to start recording
    Step 2: Fn + Right-ALT to end recording
    Step 3: assign Macro Key

  • CPU overclocking

    F11

  • Memory overclocking

    F12

  • enter to BIOS

    DEL

  • Power on

    Enter

  • Clear CMOS

    CLR