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So, I have a chance to get a Steelseries 6Gv2 for a very good price (~$50). I've been thinking of going mechanical because of all the praise I've heard and that I don't really make much use of the G-keys on my Logitech G510.

What are your thoughts on this keyboard? I'm mainly interested in build-quality and durability. Personally, I'm OK going without the G-keys/macro keys...I'd just rather have no frills, quality keyboard.

Please let me know what you think.
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post #2 of 21
I think that you will be very satisfied with a mechanical keyboard...when I moved away from the rubber domes the change was unbelievable...typing on it is so much more comfortable smile.gif
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i have a 6GV2 and its great, i hate the dome keyboard im on right now at work ,im used totyping on my 6gv2 and not having to bottom the keys out, and quality wise its there, ive never had a problem with it, gaming wise once yourused to it, its outstanding aswell
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post #4 of 21
You'll like it.

But don't expect too much. They aren't worth the hype they get, at least with the MX blacks the 6gv2 has.


Typed with my 6gv2
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Thanks for the reply!
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Originally Posted by PCSarge;13403913 
i have a 6GV2 and its great, i hate the dome keyboard im on right now at work ,im used totyping on my 6gv2 and not having to bottom the keys out, and quality wise its there, ive never had a problem with it, gaming wise once yourused to it, its outstanding aswell


Thanks for your reply! The only complaint I've heard is some say the keys come off easy...have you had any issues like this with yours?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by francisw19;13403931 
Thanks for your reply! The only complaint I've heard is some say the keys come off easy...have you had any issues like this with yours?

My esc key did that. However, the issue is almost nonexistent, since the fallen key still stays firmly where it needs to be. The easily pull outable key is only noticiable when you try to pull the key off. It's a little looser than the other keys, but you can't notice it unless you try to pull it off.

At least, that's what happened on mine. I don't know if others have had more issues.
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Originally Posted by De-Zant;13403915 
You'll like it.

But don't expect too much. They aren't worth the hype they get, at least with the MX blacks the 6gv2 has.


Typed with my 6gv2

whats wrong with cherry mx blacks? they are my favs!
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MX blacks for alpha, MX pinks for cowards. *Solved*
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Yep I'm also loving my 6Gv2 and got mine with a 30%discount and you are lucky to get it for $50, but is it new or used?

If it is new I would suggest to get a see-through sticker for the keys, to keep your keys from aging(such as shininess and dirty legends).

Check my post regarding my first impression and about the see-through stickers.
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