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post #11 of 44
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Originally Posted by justarealguy View Post
The blackwidow is notorious for bad build quality. I don't understand how blues are marketed as a gaming keyboard.

If you're gaming, go for blacks, browns or clears. I personally am ordering an Overclock.net Ducky PBT with Cherry Browns.
Bear in mind that clears are a stiffer switch so you would want to take that into consideration in regards to gaming. I would also add in reds as another option for gaming. They are very light and linear switches and are often times described as "typing on a cloud".
post #12 of 44
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Originally Posted by Alcatraz1337 View Post
Das Professional has also blue-switches, the only one with brown switches is the Ultimate.

Edit: It's impossible for me to get the Professional Silent because I live in germany.

nothing is impossible man, try performance pcs. if i were to.get a das it would have to be ordered from them, i email das about.shippinf to.Guam a.d apparently Guam is international which i thnk it isnt
they wont.ship to me also no student discount
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post #13 of 44
screw the black widow shoddy quality like most razer goods

do you want 104 or tenkeyless

amazon still has some filcos left over
or you can go for a das
there are also ocn duckys
all these have blue or brown switches

deck has clear switches
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post #14 of 44
Anything but Cherry Blues or the variable weighted Topre boards.

My favorites are buckling springs (gaming and typing on them since 1993), blacks, clears, and some ALPS switches (so many kinds and some are much better than others).
post #15 of 44
The buckling spring boards I know of all have fairly poor key rollover, so you may get some locking in a few games.

If you can wait a little bit the Mionix keyboard looks pretty good. MX Black switches. Supposed to be out sometime in June...


http://www.gizmag.com/mionix-launche...eyboard/18436/
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post #16 of 44
I don't think buckling spring keyboards have any worse rollover than any other 2KRO. I play games on them all the time.
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post #17 of 44
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I don't think buckling spring keyboards have any worse rollover than any other 2KRO. I play games on them all the time.
"IBM Model M: 2KRO. Fails ASX, WDE, WAQ" source

WDE and WAQ may be a problem in some FPS games. You could always just reassign keys to ones that work if you really like the board though.
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post #18 of 44
I never get these people who conclude the gaming suitability of a keyboard by pressing arbitrary key combinations instead of actually playing games on them. It's a bit like masturbation, except somewhat less enjoyable.
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post #19 of 44
I use WDE in couterstrike source, it's not arbitrary. E is good key for a fast weapon switch without moving fingers much. Or some people might use the E to defuse, and want to be able to hold it while moving into the bomb.

It's not necessarily a deal breaker, but it's good to know the limitations of a keyboard before you buy it.
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post #20 of 44
Is WDE supported by many 2 KRO boards?

Either way, I'm more into the NKRO Model Fs anyway
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