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Creative Labs Sound BlasterX Vanguard K08 Keyboard

Creative Labs Sound BlasterX Vanguard K08 Keyboard

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Game Like the Pros

Available on Massdrop before anywhere else, the Creative Labs Sound BlasterX Vanguard K08 Keyboard is designed with equal respect to ergonomics, precision, and looks—a devastating combo for any competitive gamer. Since its founding, Creative Labs has been dedicated to providing its customers with products based on community feedback—so the Massdrop community was the perfect place to launch. Made with responsive, custom-made OMRON mechanical switches, the 109-key Vanguard K08 is faster than standard keyboards. And because Creative Labs is letting us debut the keyboard, they will be hosting a contest in the Tech Community to see who has the best gaming setup, with some sweet prizes involved. Scroll down for more details.

 Note: At checkout, you can purchase the Creative Sound BlasterX Siege Gaming Mouse for an additional (+ $29.99).

25% Faster Response

Thanks to the shorter actuation distance of 1.5 mm (most keyboards are 2 mm), the board allows you to move on to the next key 25-percent faster—which can be crucial in the heat of battle. The keycaps allow the backlighting to shine through—not to mention the switches will last up to 70 million lifetime keystrokes.

Creative Labs Sound BlasterX Vanguard K08 Keyboard

Fully Programmable & Color Adjustable

With a sleek, matte-black colorway, the Vanguard K08 appears to be all business out of the box. But once plugged in, it offers a wide array of color customizations to match your setup or change it up with something new. Set it to a soothing glow or go full rainbow cycle. The choice is yours. Plus, each key on the board is fully programmable, so you can program it according to your favorite games. You won’t have to worry about pressing multiple keys at once, either. With 26-key rollover, the Vanguard can keep up with even the fastest typists and gamers. It also comes with a removable attachment to support your wrists and can be height-adjusted to your liking.

Creative Labs Sound BlasterX Vanguard K08 Keyboard

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Optional Siege Gaming Mouse

With seven programmable buttons, a PixArt PMW 3360 optical sensor, and customizable RGB lighting, the Creative Labs Siege Gaming Mouse is fit for gamers of all kinds. It’s made with an ergonomic shape with fingerprint-resistant rubber for a secure grip when the going gets rough. Pair it with the Vanguard K08 keyboard to complete your setup. To purchase the gaming mouse, check out the drop page. 


Creative Labs BlasterX Vanguard K08 Keyboard

  • Custom-made OMRON mechanical switches
  • Lifespan: 70 million actuations
  • 109 keys
  • Actuation force: (45 g)
  • Actuation distance: 1.5 mm
  • Total travel distance: 3.5 mm
  • 26-key rollover with anti-ghosting technology
  • Height adjustable
  • High-speed USB 2.0 pass-through port
  • Dimensions: (46.5 x 21.5 x 3.8 cm)
  • Dimension (without wrist rest): 18.3 x 5.9 x 1.5 in (46.5 x 14.9 x 3.8 cm)
  • Requirements: Microsoft Windows 10, Windows 8.1/8.0 32/64 bit, Windows 7 32/64 bit Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD equivalent processor (2.8 GHz or faster recommended); Intel, AMD or 100% compatible motherboard; 1GB RAM; >600 MB of free hard disk space

Creative Labs BlasterX Siege Gaming Mouse

  • Optical sensor: PixArt PMW 3360
  • 12,000 DPI
  • 12,000 FPS
  • 50G Acceleration
  • 250 IPS Tracking Speed
  • 2mm LOD
  • Lifespan of 50 million clicks
  • 7 programmable buttons with internal memory
  • 16.8 million color options with adjustable effects
  • Requirements: PC or laptop with Intel Core series processor or higher, Microsoft Windows 7 and above, 2 GB RAM, 200 MB free hard disk space, USB 2.0 port, Internet Connection
  • Dimensions: 5.4 x 2.7 x 1.7 in (13.6 x 6.8 x 4.3 cm)
  • Weight (without cable): 110 g
  • Weight (with cable): 143 g


  • Detachable wrist rest
  • Keycap remover
  • Quick-start leaflet
  • 1-Year Manufacturer’s Limited Warranty (US only)


All orders will be shipped by Massdrop.

Estimated ship date is Jan 4, 2019 PT.

After the drop ends, payment will be collected and the group’s order will be submitted to the vendor up front, making all sales final. Check the discussion page for updates on your order.