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Hi, I might be getting a new keyboard soon. typer.gif I was thinking of the Logitech G510.

It looks really good with the LCD panel and 18 Macros with 3 memory selections, so that's basically 54 macros in one keyboard. It also has backlighting with different colours biggrin.gif . I was just wondering if that the best keyboard (at $120), or is there something better? Thanks guys smile.gif
post #2 of 7
Well too bad you missed the g19 keyboard dented box for $109.99 with free shipping. But for around the same price you can get a DAS Keyboard is that is your thing also though.
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I don't really like DAS keyboards, I'm more of an FPS player, so it's either the G510 or maybe the Merc Stealth from Steelseries
post #4 of 7
yeah i would love a mechanical keyboard but there is no friggin way i could live without my G15 on screen display. Live FPS feed on all my games via MSI afterburner with no dent in ram usage. GPU, CPU temperatures, GPU and CPU loads, RAM loads, game information (BFBC2 kills, deaths, exp, etc). You don't need a g19 at all i dont see why anyone needs a color LCD screen. Unless the G510 is not compatible like the g15 with all those aps out there, i would buy the g510. That being said, get the g510, the G19 is more trouble for twice the money no reason to get it. Aside its eye candy and the little baller factor for a little while...

macros are great in some games, just get used to the interface. Really helps with the onscreen display in some games, but essentially its best to check temps if your OC and fps on the go. I would rather type on a POS keyboard like this (the keys take time to get used to they are not perfect) but have the beautiful display and the keyboard generally speaking looks very nice too. I would say go for it, for sure. Do some price checking though, you can get it atleast $20 cheaper.
Edited by 2JZ - 5/17/11 at 9:30pm
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I love my g510. the lcd is great for monitoring temps with aida64.
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I have G110 in the office & G510 @ home. I love the functionality. Can't live without it smile.gif
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I have a 1st gen G15 and love it but honestly... dont use the macro keys at all... haven't realy found a use for them... they work good for games like counter strike and wow but... other FPS... haven't really found a good use...
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