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post #11 of 20
It sounds like you already talked yourself into getting blues. If you think you will like them, then you probably will. Unless your a touch typist which I doubt if your coming from a RD, you will still get an nice audible sound from browns, blacks or reds when you bottom your keys out. Like somone else mentioned its not the same "pik" sound but keys are very light which is something you mentioned in the op.
    
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Thanks so much for all the responses! To clarify just a little better:

As far as gaming goes, I play FPS's (Such as BC2) the most.

I guess I'm not making myself very clear on how I want they keys. I would like them firm, but I don't want "touch typing". I still want the firm tactile keystrokes. They keyboard I have now requires 70-75g so I guess what I have is just too hard to push down in my liking.

Blues still seem like what I'd like. I don't mind using them for a good week or two to really get used to them. I would love the tactile and clicky feeling plus that nice clicky sound. Nice blue switch keyboard around 100? Don't want the BlackWidow. Won't buy another Razer product...

I want to add: I also play fast paced FPS's from time to time such as Quake, so I tend to press multiple keys fast.
Edited by axizor - 6/9/11 at 4:44pm
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I say go for daskeyboard
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I love my das. The only thing I miss about rubber domes are the media keys most of them had. I've already found ways around all that though.

Das comes in blue and browns (silent model) depending on what you want.

If you are eligible to get the student discount it takes 20% off the price of the keyboard which puts it right around 100 dollars. The shipping is also free.

The extra keycaps that I have in that photo cost additional, so that's up to you whether or not you want those.



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I was thinking about the das. Seems like it has many nice features without all the extra macros which I don't want.

I'm a student, but not attending a university. I'm just a high school student, so I doubt the discount would apply to me.

Thanks to everyone for their help. Now to pick if I want the blank one or lettered one
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Originally Posted by axizor View Post
They keyboard I have now requires 70-75g so I guess what I have is just too hard to push down in my liking.
A SCORE for nickels and gravity!

Blues are my fav too. Go for it. I'd go lettered if I were you. You can always add the OCN/Ducky Engraved PBT keys later on in a few months when your keys get shiny for an almost blank look - these keys are awesome.
Edited by ripster - 6/9/11 at 6:01pm
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A SCORE for nickels and gravity!

Blues are my fav too. Go for it. I'd go lettered if I were you. You can always add the OCN/Ducky Engraved PBT keys later on in a few months when your keys get shiny for an almost blank look - these keys are awesome.
Those ones with no white infill? They look sweet! Thanks for the suggestion
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Originally Posted by axizor View Post
I was thinking about the das. Seems like it has many nice features without all the extra macros which I don't want.

I'm a student, but not attending a university. I'm just a high school student, so I doubt the discount would apply to me.

Thanks to everyone for their help. Now to pick if I want the blank one or lettered one
thought it was all students or maybe i just dont remember

browns are kinda light to me, if you fine the blue to be a good stiffness then the browns might be a little lighter, and can end up pressing the wrong keys

do you have a preference for 104 keys vs 87?
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I like 104 because of the num pad, but I could live without it.
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you can try the noppoo blues 104 on ebay its like 120 shipped
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