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Hello, I've been using Logitech G11 for ages and it's time to get a new one.
I really don't like the keys on it anymore, they are too spaced and raised.
Also, what I hate about it is that it collects dust and dirt really easy.

I would prefer a mechanical one with softer keys, suited for gaming with music player buttons and not overpriced. I am not willing to pay 100$ for a new keyboard. But I want it to be better than my G11.
Also want it to have illuminated keys.
I was thinking of the Razer Blackwidow but seems too pricey.

Are there any options out there? Please post few if so.
Thanks in advance
Edited by zefs - 5/21/11 at 5:25pm
    
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The black widow would be your best choice. Not many mechanical keyboards come with Macros, Music buttons and are illuminated. Its not the best mechanical keyboard out there but its still pretty decent.
 
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Did you read my post?
    
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I have a Sidewinder x6. Love it.
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Is the blackwidow really that expensive when you think about it? I mean your going to be using it constently for the next 2-3-4-5+ years.... compair it to how much you have spent on graphics cards in the last 3 years.
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I have a Sidewinder x6. Love it.
wow, this is what i have been dreaming of. i have an x4 atm and see no reason why I should upgrade to x6. It is good to know that you like the sidewinder, they are preety cheer!
    
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post #8 of 16
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Originally Posted by zefs View Post
Hello, I've been using Logitech G11 for ages and it's time to get a new one.
I really don't like the keys on it anymore, they are too spaced and raised.
Also, what I hate about it is that it collects dust and dirt really easy.

I would prefer a mechanical one with softer keys, suited for gaming with music player buttons and not overpriced. I am not willing to pay 100$ for a new keyboard. But I want it to be better than my G11.
Also want it to have illuminated keys.
I was thinking of the Razer Blackwidow but seems too pricey.

Are there any options out there? Please post few if so.
Thanks in advance
The problem is, [mechanical] and [sub $100] don't mix often if at all when it comes to keyboards. A decent mechanical keyboard will be over $100, but it will last longer and be easier to clean.
post #9 of 16
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Did you read my post?
X4 should be fine. i think i got mine for $55
    
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post #10 of 16
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X4 is not mechanical right?
I would go for the BlackWidow but after seeing the space bar issue...
    
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