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I am re-building my setup, in fact the build log is here, and I don't think the Razer Marauder (StarCraft II board) really matches too great with anything else.

I know very little about the higher quality keyboards, hence... the Razer board

So I would like a nice keyboard that supports:
Really fast typing
Response rate for gaming
Programing
Unique looking <- Sexy even, the unique the better (but functional), a Freddy Kreuger keyboard while unique is a bit shy.

Currently eyeballing:
HappyHKB
or
The HumbleHackersKeyboard

Currently using the:
Razer Marauder II
Spare: StealthSeries Stealth Merc
Edited by RagingCain - 5/10/11 at 10:28am
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Assuming you're okay and open to mech keyboards, you have many many routes to go. I personally recommend the Das Ultimate. I love the feel, the sound and the design. Only gripe I have with it is the stupid mirrored finish because it gets dirty very quickly. Luckily it comes with a cloth that you can use to clean the keyboard and other mirrored finish peripherals you may have, but I gave up on cleaning it constantly after the first week

It really all comes down to whether you feel it's worth it or not to spend so much money on a keyboard. I still consider it to be one of the best PC related investments I have ever made.
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Take a look at the logitech g510-i love mine-and is pretty much what you discribed your looking for-or for a bit more ching the g19.
    
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Originally Posted by E-Peen View Post
Assuming you're okay and open to mech keyboards, you have many many routes to go. I personally recommend the Das Ultimate. I love the feel, the sound and the design. Only gripe I have with it is the stupid mirrored finish because it gets dirty very quickly. Luckily it comes with a cloth that you can use to clean the keyboard and other mirrored finish peripherals you may have, but I gave up on cleaning it constantly after the first week

It really all comes down to whether you feel it's worth it or not to spend so much money on a keyboard. I still consider it to be one of the best PC related investments I have ever made.
Oh you helping me now?? Haha, include pictures!

I didn't set a price, because I am looking for a good, I mean Overclock.net level of Good, quality keyboard, and I know people treat mechanical keyboards like gold, I have never owned one, at least not since 1990ish when all were mechanicals I think.

I do not know about switches though, I understand the concept.
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Here's the keyboard I'm speaking of.

Give it a look and see if it's what you're looking for. It uses Cherry MX Blue switches. You can get it labeled as well, I just chose the blank version because I never look at the keyboard anyway and thought it looked neat.
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I always liked the look of the KBC Poker 40% (60%)



Or a Filco Tenkeyless and swap out the caps

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post #8 of 44
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Originally Posted by E-Peen View Post
Here's the keyboard I'm speaking of.

Give it a look and see if it's what you're looking for. It uses Cherry MX Blue switches. You can get it labeled as well, I just chose the blank version because I never look at the keyboard anyway and thought it looked neat.
Oh that loooooooks nice.

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post #9 of 44
I say get a topre realforce keyboard, the best you can get. http://www.elitekeyboards.com/products.php?lang=en the happy hacking keyboards as well as the 103-key and tenkeyless keyboards all use topre capacitive switches.
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blackwidow ult //end
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