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Do you eat/drink while on your computer? Do you even think about cleaning it? That may be the cause of your problems.
    
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Old School IBM ps/2 and HP keyboards. I got a few that are very very old. Work like new.
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Membranes just suck imo. Only membrane I had that lasted a while was a microsoft media elite or something like that, and a g15. All my other rubber domes broke within less than year of hardcore gaming. I play cs mainly. Usually the control key was the first to go. Sometimes the space bar. My razers broke in less than 2 months each. LOL.
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Membranes just suck imo. Only membrane I had that lasted a while was a microsoft media elite or something like that, and a g15. All my other rubber domes broke within less than year of hardcore gaming. I play cs mainly. Usually the control key was the first to go. Sometimes the space bar. My razers broke in less than 2 months each. LOL.
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post #45 of 72
I had this standard Dell keyboard for 8 years now.
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Do you eat/drink while on your computer? Do you even think about cleaning it? That may be the cause of your problems.


Then there's smokers.
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post #47 of 72
From my experiences, non mechanical keyboards usually last me about 5 years before keys start wearing out and not responding. As for mechanical, if you don't spill stuff on them, they should last a lifetime.

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Then there's smokers.
Iv got one that is better...


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post #48 of 72
I've had the same one at home for over 5 years now.
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post #49 of 72
Dang.. I have multiple 5 and 10yr old keyboards that still work like new!

Now I have 3 mech keyboards that will probably last forever, lol.
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post #50 of 72
It depends on the keyboard. I had a Saitek Eclipse for about 4 years and it still works. The W,A,S,D keys have no lettering but the keyboard itself is fine. I retired it when I got the razer BWU. Still have some old HP and Logitech keyboards that are going strong too.
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