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post #1 of 21
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Hi there,


My GF wants a new keyboard and I don't blame her. Her keyboard is 5 years old now and most keys have their letters faded ...

What does she want ?
1. A thin keyboard meaning thin keys
2. Quite (She can't stand the "click click" noise from my Blackwidow Ultimate )
3. Backlit keyboard : color must be blue ! (Very important or I get bashed )

What for ?
1. She plays games
2. She uses MS Word a lot


Can you recommend me a keyboard ?
I'll be buying it for her since I don't want her to buy some kind of junk!


Thanks in advance
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post #2 of 21
This would suit you (only thing is backlight is white). It's called the "Logitech Illuminated keyboard".

I had one before and really liked it. It's quiet, thin, classy and uses metal scissor switches. A nice keyboard all round Typing is a pure pleasure on it as well.

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Is it a Logitech 920 ?
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+1 for the Logitech, I bought one for my parents last christmas and it's pretty much perfect. I thought about getting one for myself as well.
Software support is also pretty good, so the function keys are actually useful, and it even features mac-like exposé application switching.

But yeah, the backlight isn't blue.. If she specifically wants that, good luck finding one
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Is it a Logitech 920 ?
No, literally just called "Logitech Illuminated Keyboard".
post #6 of 21
Another vote for the Logitech Illuminated keyboard here, I have it on my dad's PC and all I can say about it is that it's great!

I think that keyboard is the one that best suits for your gf.
    
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post #7 of 21
yeah the logitech would fit the bill. my gf has one and loves it
she also got a g110 and likes that one also.
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post #8 of 21
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Thanks for your inputs.

I'll be discussing with the Lady if she wants a white backlight
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post #9 of 21
That is an excellent keyboard. I have had mine for almost two years now without a hiccup. The only thing you might want to watch out for is the fact that it won't let you Shift+W+Space (sprint and jump in games). That might turn out to be a dealbreaker but I play Battlefield Bad Company 2 and I just end up double tapping W to sprint.

I tried replacing this keyboard with a Razer Blackwidow and failed. Ended up returning the Blackwidow and going back to this thing. It's comfortable, easy to type on and classy.
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post #10 of 21
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Originally Posted by 98uk View Post
This would suit you (only thing is backlight is white). It's called the "Logitech Illuminated keyboard".

I had one before and really liked it. It's quiet, thin, classy and uses metal scissor switches. A nice keyboard all round Typing is a pure pleasure on it as well.

The Logitech K300 was 13$ and it was just like that (What I have) and I love it
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