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post #21 of 72
Yeah, it was poor wording and I thought there was more differences than there actually are. My mistake, basically.
post #22 of 72
i have the BlackWidow Ultimate Silent.. i like it! it's super heavy and feels pretty solid!
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post #23 of 72
Quote:
Originally Posted by MrSleepin View Post
i have the BlackWidow Ultimate Silent.. i like it! it's super heavy and feels pretty solid!
Wow. How long have you had it?
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post #24 of 72
Quote:
Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post
Wow. How long have you had it?
not long... why?
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post #25 of 72
Quote:
Originally Posted by MrSleepin View Post
not long... why?
How long is "not long"?

(I'm concerned you may run into problems later on, perhaps similar to what killeraxemannic described with his BW - you guys wouldn't be the first ones to have problems with the BW boards)
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post #26 of 72
The logitech wave corded at work lasted about 3.5 years until I noticed some sticky keys. At home they mostly go into the bin because of something new and shiny instead of defects.
Edited by mosi - 10/10/11 at 11:42pm
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post #27 of 72
I've had the Logitech illuminated keyboard for close to two years, still love it.
post #28 of 72
I've had my Model M for a year and it feels like I just bought it.
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post #29 of 72
What is contributing to the demise of your keyboards? Under normal use with no spills or rough treatment, any keyboard should last longer than that. I suspect it's your habits that need to change, not your hardware.
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post #30 of 72
Quote:
Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post
But you said "The BW is an okay mechanical, the BWS is a very good mechanical keyboard if you ask me. Definitely leagues better than the BW."

Apparently the new one isn't 2KRO like the original, that points to it being higher quality.



My keyboards tend to last a long time. I still have a cheapo eMachines dome keyboard from 2002 that feels brand new. I had a Saitek Eclipse after that which lasted 2 years before the controller died. I'm hoping my Sidewinder X4 will last me a while, but I may end up replacing it with a Corsair Vengeance K60, simply because I have a tendency to find great deals on Corsair products, and I'm sure I'll like the 20KRO of the K60 just as much as the 16KRO of my Sidewinder.
    
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