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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16823126194

I always go to newegg for product reviews. and after reading them, I'd say its a good buy but it doesn't seem to be within the budget you displayed. I don't know if this will be an issue or not
Hmmm...
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Originally Posted by MClouse View Post
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16823126194

I always go to newegg for product reviews. and after reading them, I'd say its a good buy but it doesn't seem to be within the budget you displayed. I don't know if this will be an issue or not
I can't really go higher. I have other money saved since I'm building a new rig. That would cut into the budget of those parts, and I absolutely can't afford to do that.

Is there any good keyboard that can be had refurbed/open box or new for $55?
    
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post #13 of 29
Most forumers here would recommend you to get a mechanical keyboard which most price exceeds your budget.

I say get something really cheap first $10 would be good start. Then save up for something better.

If you are a gamer or work in front of a computer 24/7, it is definitely worth considering getting a mechanical keyboard, but there are alot of pros and cons and you really have to do your own research if you have a tight budget.

Read up on mechanical guide here when you have time. Then do some more research on your own like youtube, bestbuy, Fry's or any of your local electronic store or post a thread here for help thats if you have enough to spend on a mech keyboard.
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post #14 of 29
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Most forumers here would recommend you to get a mechanical keyboard which most price exceeds your budget.

I say get something really cheap first $10 would be good start. Then save up for something better.

If you are a gamer or work in front of a computer 24/7, it is definitely worth considering getting a mechanical keyboard, but there are alot of pros and cons and you really have to do your own research if you have a tight budget.

Read up on mechanical guide here when you have time. Then do some more research on your own like youtube, bestbuy, Fry's or any of your local electronic store or post a thread here for help thats if you have enough to spend on a mech keyboard.
Okay. I'll live with my Microsoft DMK-3000 for now. How much for an oem/open box/refurb/new mechanical keyboard now? I'm hoping at least less than $100.
    
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post #15 of 29
If gaming: Logitech G110
If not: Logitech Illuminated
If want wireless: Apple Wireless Keyboard
If want mechanical: I would save up till you have at least ~$100 budget
If want cheap: Buy cheap?
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post #16 of 29
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-015-_-Product

Beats any Logitech keyboard on feel, has a matrix optimized for gaming, is backlit, and is well-built.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129 View Post
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-015-_-Product

Beats any Logitech keyboard on feel, has a matrix optimized for gaming, is backlit, and is well-built.
That is a great keyboard for the price. When you can spend a little extra money I would recommend the regular Blackwidow. I got it for $70 and it's been simply amazing. I personally love the clickyness and the tactile bump. It is definitely not for everyone but a mechanical keyboard for that price is a great deal IMO. Not to mention it has all the macro keys and entertainment keys like most other rubber dome keyboards. The only issue would probably be the lack of backlighting which would be nice but the Blackwidow ultimate which does have the backlighting is just too expensive for me.
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post #18 of 29
Quote:
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Okay. I'll live with my Microsoft DMK-3000 for now. How much for an oem/open box/refurb/new mechanical keyboard now? I'm hoping at least less than $100.
With $100 as your budget, you can get brand new mech keyboards. I own a 6Gv2 which went on sale a month or so ago from $99.99 to $69.99 cuz of the 30% online purchase discount.

When I was researching, there was alot of questions like layout preference, switch preference, features, design yada yada etc. etc. till I went to the nearest Fry's and tried the Steelseries 7G which was lovely to type on. 7G and 6Gv2 both have MX Black switches.

You too have your own preference or not if you are not picky.
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post #19 of 29
I've got a used saitek eclipse first gen, for sale at the right price. I just use the low priced Logitech black keyboards mostly. DasKeyboard /pro is amazing.
I like that orange LED backlit newegg one..
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post #20 of 29
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Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129 View Post
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-015-_-Product

Beats any Logitech keyboard on feel, has a matrix optimized for gaming, is backlit, and is well-built.
Wow, seems very good. I may very well buy this. Thanks for the tip.
    
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