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post #12 of 31
I just ordered this keyboard for price and performance on 6/1/2011, and you can press 26 keys at once with no problems.
Too bad I only have 13 fingers and ten toes....J/K

I just bought it for $52.95 with free shipping from the Egg
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post #13 of 31
I have one, it's pretty good but I don't really like the low profile keys.
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post #14 of 31
Although it's an excellent keyboard with its high KRO, media and calculator button , I kinda have regrets about buying it, and I bought it for only $30

In reality I was able to get by just fine with my 4KRO, only-volume-keys Saitek Eclipse. The Eclipse might even have had a better ergonomic design. While the X4's design is definitely useable, I just think it sucks. Flat low profile keys, annoying wrist rest that gave me RSI while I adjusted to it.

I should have kept that money for a mechanical.
Edited by cuad - 6/2/11 at 10:44pm
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post #15 of 31
Easily and I mean easily, the best gaming keyboard I have owned.

Well made

Great feel

No gimmick *****

Great back lit keys

Perfect size

I am on the verge of buying 2 of them so if I ever spill coffee or break mine I will have another. If they stopped making them I would be very disappointed.
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post #16 of 31
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Originally Posted by LostRib View Post
I hope it will take less desk space than my logitech wave wireless keyboard. Then I can keep my wireless keyboard for being lazy on my bed
From what I seen this keyboard is pretty compact. At least alot more compact than most gaming keyboards.
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post #17 of 31
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Easily and I mean easily, the best gaming keyboard I have owned.

Well made

Great feel

No gimmick *****

Great back lit keys

Perfect size

I am on the verge of buying 2 of them so if I ever spill coffee or break mine I will have another. If they stopped making them I would be very disappointed.
I want one too but I have this alienware keyboard that and I can change the color of the backlit lightings! Maybe ill pick up one just for the hell of it if it goes on sale lol.
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post #18 of 31
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Originally Posted by T3chAdd1ct View Post
I want one too but I have this alienware keyboard that and I can change the color of the backlit lightings! Maybe ill pick up one just for the hell of it if it goes on sale lol.
Good stuff, would be nice to change colors once in a while.

Yeah grab one dude, you won't regret it
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post #19 of 31
My new Sidewinder X4 should be delivered in just a little while, I will be retiring this old Saitek Eclipse, the first version one.
I have worn off the keys on this old Eclipse Backlight no worky no more
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post #20 of 31
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Originally Posted by Mr_Torch View Post
My new Sidewinder X4 should be delivered in just a little while, I will be retiring this old Saitek Eclipse, the first version one.
I have worn off the keys on this old Eclipse Backlight no worky no more
Awesome.

You will enjoy it man, awesome keyboard.
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