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That'd be what I'm looking for, the cheapest backlit mechanical keyboard you guys can find please
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Razer Blackwidow Ultimate. Often goes on sale, too.
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The xarmor would probably be the second cheapest and it comes in brown switches too.

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Razer Blackwidow Ultimate. Often goes on sale, too.
Maybe not the cheapest but it's an option. On sale, it might be one of the cheapest.

I would get it just because I have a Razer Lycosa and DeathAdder and never had problem and I bash on keys a lot when I'm mad and it still works

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Maybe not the cheapest but it's an option. On sale, it might be one of the cheapest.

I would get it just because I have a Razer Lycosa and DeathAdder and never had problem and I bash on keys a lot when I'm mad and it still works

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Really? The coating on my DeathAdder wore off rather quickly. It flaked off and looked like garbage afterwards.

I'm not a fan of Razer products, but I can't ignore the price point of the black widow either.
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Really? The coating on my DeathAdder wore off rather quickly. It flaked off and looked like garbage afterwards.

I'm not a fan of Razer products, but I can't ignore the price point of the black widow either.
My DeathAdder is still fine. When ever it breaks, I'm probably gonna get another mouse even though I love my DA. Maybe a G5.
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My DeathAdder is still fine. When ever it breaks, I'm probably gonna get another mouse even though I love my DA. Maybe a G5.
I went from 2 death adders (i loved that mouse too at the time), to a logitech g9x and have never looked back.

I like them so much I have two of them.
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Really? The Black Widow Ultimate is the cheapest? Geez. Little expensive for a keyboard... Are mechanical keyboards worth it? I don't even know o.O A Logitech G110 seems fine to me. Backlit and only $65, not mechanical though :/ I'd like to type on a mechanical one and feel the difference compared to a... "non mechanical"(?) keyboard
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Really? The Black Widow Ultimate is the cheapest? Geez. Little expensive for a keyboard... Are mechanical keyboards worth it? I don't even know o.O A Logitech G110 seems fine to me. Backlit and only $65, not mechanical though :/ I'd like to type on a mechanical one and feel the difference compared to a... "non mechanical"(?) keyboard
Don't know. I'm in the same position you're in sorta. I've been using my G11 for a few years now, but I'm very familiar with the mechanical switch technology because I was a competitive fighting game player and arcade sticks and buttons uses similar technology.

I love the way they feel, so I'm sure it will translate into the keyboard too. I'm also a very fast typist (avg over 100 wpm) so I know I will get good use out of it.

I purchased a non back light one to try it out, which is closer to higher end rubber dome prices.
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razer xarmor pick your poison
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