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im desperately looking for one. I just dont like cables.
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By 'gaming' keyboard, are you referring to one with lots of bells and whistles (i.e. reprogrammable keys, TKRO, macro software/dedicated keys, lcd display, etc.)? Dome or mechanical? Budget?
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By 'gaming' keyboard, are you referring to one with lots of bells and whistles (i.e. reprogrammable keys, TKRO, macro software/dedicated keys, lcd display, etc.)? Dome or mechanical? Budget?
i dont know, just the bare minimum, or something made to resist my gamer rage and anything that doesnt look its made for office. Whatever the case, i can't find any wireless from any company that does gaming hardware.
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Wireless introduces lag. Lag means...not gaming oriented.
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Wireless introduces lag. Lag means...not gaming oriented.
they should know some people can live with that like me. is there a keyboard that is at least good for gaming that is wireless?
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post #6 of 21
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Wireless introduces lag. Lag means...not gaming oriented.


We are in 2011, remember ?

Wireless introduces nothing that can be perceived, this is true for mice, and (obviously) is even more true for keyboards.
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We are in 2011, remember ?

Wireless introduces nothing that can be perceived, this is true for mice, and (obviously) is even more true for keyboards.
Then I guess you haven't used the Logitech Wave wireless keyboards. Those things pause randomly after you've typed a bunch of words and then lag again when you try to delete what you type. Wireless </3
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post #8 of 21
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Originally Posted by RallyMaster View Post
Then I guess you haven't used the Logitech Wave wireless keyboards. Those things pause randomly after you've typed a bunch of words and then lag again when you try to delete what you type. Wireless </3
I own a wave and have eliminated most problems by having the reciever close to the keyboard. Since buying a mech keyboard, though, I haven't touched it. Regardless, the wave is not a keyboard that should be used for gaming. My advice: grab a wired keyboard and a wireless mouse.


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I own a wave and have eliminated most problems by having the reciever close to the keyboard.
Then why not just have it wired? Kind of defeats the purpose of wireless if it has to stay close to the receiver imo.
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post #10 of 21
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Originally Posted by RallyMaster View Post
Then I guess you haven't used the Logitech Wave wireless keyboards. Those things pause randomly after you've typed a bunch of words and then lag again when you try to delete what you type. Wireless </3
I guess you have some interfering equipment or just a faulty keyboard.

I got my first wireless keyboard in 1995 and was already enough to play doom, quake, or tombraider 1 although the integrated mouse was not on par with a corded one, but since the time of the logitech MX700 the wireless connections are on par with the corded ones. Surely some difference can be measured with some specialized instruments or benchmark, but nothing that can affect the gaming experience.

Personally I don't use a wireless keyboard now, just because i like mechanicals and backlight, but Ill never mind to buy a wired mouse.
Edited by The Solutor - 8/12/11 at 9:38pm
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