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So I bought a Logitech G500 mouse for $50 some days ago, and I'm very happy with it. Now I'm looking for a keyboard to replace the one I currently have. It needs to be good for typing, but not necessarily a gaming keyboard. What's the best I can get for the price?
    
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16823109078

Nothing fancy but honestly I always like plain keyboards. seems like they put more effort into the keys rather than fancy features
Hmmm...
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I've seen these go for as low as $30 (used of course), if you can find one. It's a really good keyboard for that price. The only complain I have is with the LEDs. They're a little too bright.
Edited by reaper~ - 4/25/11 at 8:22pm
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Originally Posted by MClouse View Post
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16823109078

Nothing fancy but honestly I always like plain keyboards. seems like they put more effort into the keys rather than fancy features
Lol I bought alot of these keyboards on Christmas and gave it away as a gift. They were priced $7.99 back then at Staples. I left 1 for me for emergency, but I don't see the need for it anymore since I have my mech keyboard 6Gv2.
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post #5 of 29
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Originally Posted by reaper~ View Post
I've seen these go for as low as $30 (used of course), if you can find one. It's a really good keyboard for that price. The only complain I have is the LEDs. They're a little too bright.
Any chance on getting it refurbished, open box, or even new for $50 or $55? I can't go any higher.
    
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post #6 of 29
You should ask reaper to sell one of his for $50 no more no less link to his inventory http://www.overclock.net/12680818-post1877.html
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post #7 of 29
Quote:
Originally Posted by LOL_Wut_Axel View Post
Any chance on getting it refurbished, open box, or even new for $50 or $55? I can't go any higher.
Unfortunately, they're no longer in production (link). The only way to get them is to troll some keyboard and/or gaming forum to see if someone wanna sell it cheap. You might wanna check either eBay or Craiglist also.


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You should ask reaper to sell one of his for $50 no more no less link to his inventory http://www.overclock.net/12680818-post1877.html
lol I intend to keep that one since they're no longer available. I bought mine for $40 and it's in excellent condition.
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post #8 of 29

what about this

one one
?

wireless, backlit and a lot of features,
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post #9 of 29
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Quote:
Originally Posted by GianCCD View Post
You should ask reaper to sell one of his for $50 no more no less link to his inventory http://www.overclock.net/12680818-post1877.html
Any way to get if from a retailer at ~$50, though? I don't mind refurb or open box. It's just I have no experience buying things from a user instead of a retailer. Thanks for the suggestion, though. I'll keep it in mind.

EDIT: I see it has been discontinued. Any other good keyboard that can be had refurb/open box or new for $55 or lower?
    
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post #10 of 29
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Quote:
Originally Posted by lazi punk View Post
what about this one?

wireless, backlit and a lot of features,
That's $80. Max I can go is $55.
    
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