ASUS ROG Claymore Core RGB Mechanical Gaming Keyboard - Cherry MX Blue


  • 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



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

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.

  • 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 ROG Spatha
  • On the fly macro recording

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
  • Breathing
  • Color cycle
  • Wave
  • Ripple
  • Reactive
  • Starry night
  • Quicksand
  • 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.


  •  Switch: fast response with light tactile and audible feedback
  • Actuation distance: 2.2mm
  • 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.

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 Spatha 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.

One-Click Cooling And Overclocking, Done!

Experience the synergy between ROG Claymore Core and your ROG motherboard via exclusive hotkeys that let you boot up the system, control fan speed*, overclock and access BIOS

Requires both ROG Armoury and Fan Xpert software. Please download Fan Xpert software from your motherboard's support site.

To enable KeyBot under S5 mode: Please plug ROG Claymore Core to the dedicated USB socket found on your ROG motherboard and active both ROG Armoury and KeyBot II softwares.

Hot Key Table

Brightness Level

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

Color Customization

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

ROG Sync

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

Windows Key Off

FN + Windows key

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

Memory Overclocking


Power On


Lighting Effect Switch

Fn + Right or Fn + Left

Profile Switch

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

Fan Speed Control

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

Repeat Acceleration

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

CPU Overclocking


Enter To BIOS


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.


Connectivity Technology

Wired, USB 2.0

OS Support

Windows® 10

Windows® 8.1

Windows® 7


360 x 145 x 45 mm


770 g with cable


1 x Claymore Core keyboard

1 x USB cable

1 x ROG pouches

2 x ROG logo stickers

User documentation


[Hot Keys]

Profile switch:

Fn + 1/ 2 / 3/ 4/ 5/ 6: Profile 1 - 6 (6 is default profile)

Lighting effects switch:

Fn + Right or Fn + Left

Brightness level:

Fn + Up: Brightness up (5 levels)

Fn + Down: Brightness down (5 levels)

Color customization:

Fn + Delete: Red increase (10 levels)

Fn + End: Green increase (10 levels)

Fn + PageDown: Blue increase (10 levels)

ROG SYNC (sync Aura lighting effects between Claymore and Aura-enabled mouse):

Fn + PrintScreen

*Only available when Armoury software is activated.

*Synchronization will take about 10 seconds.

Motherboard fan speed control:

Fn + "+" or Fn + "-"

*Only available when Fan Xpert software and Armoury software are activated.

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

Windows key lock:

Fn + Windows key

*Not available under Armoury software Claymore lighting page.

Repeat acceleration:

Fn + F1: 1X

Fn + F2: 2X

Fn + F3: 3X

Fn + F4: 4X

Overclocking & Booting-up Hot Keys (ROG KeyBot II S5 mode)

Boot-up: Long press on ENTER

Boot-up and overclock CPU: Long press F11

Boot-up and overclock memory: Long press F12

Boot-up and enter BIOS: Long press DELETE

Clear CMOS: C + L + R

*Please plug keyboard to the dedicated USB socket found on your ROG motherboard.

*Only available when KeyBot II software is activated and switched on.

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Warranty: 12

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