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The Razer Hate Runs Strong At OCN.
Its not that I dont like Razer or their products, I dislike that they're a reputable company that has a nonexistent customer service department. So... I guess I do dislike Razer, but only a small portion of it, for the most part I find that they have good products, but after dealing with their CS for a couple of weeks to get my BW RMA'd I decided it wasnt worth it it continue to support their company until that gets figured out. Now if only logitech would make a mech keyboard
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I just wish it was on blacks. They were retarded putting blues in. Sure they work for gaming, but come on.

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Its not that I dont like Razer or their products, I dislike that they're a reputable company that has a nonexistent customer service department. So... I guess I do dislike Razer, but only a small portion of it, for the most part I find that they have good products, but after dealing with their CS for a couple of weeks to get my BW RMA'd I decided it wasnt worth it it continue to support their company until that gets figured out. Now if only logitech would make a mech keyboard
Logitech isn't a company that takes notice of whats happening around them, they just whack out millions of products in the hope that one will be right. It happens occasionally and you get a good product from them.

Personally, I've had 3 RMA's with Razer and they've all been semi-sound.
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post #23 of 37
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The black widow is 6 key rollover? I thought it was only good for two outside of the gaming cluster.
It's possible. The only time I ever use more than 2 keys simultaneously is within the 'gaming cluster' area, so I suppose I wouldn't notice if it's only 2KRO on the rest of the board.
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post #24 of 37
the keys with the extra hardware are not reliable. im talking about the springs that are supposed to be there to keep the space bar and shift keys level when you press them unevenly. they fall out all the time for me.

i mean, if you are going to advertise "the switches are good to 5 million actuations!" that doesnt matter if the rest of the keyboard isnt lol
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post #25 of 37
Black Widow user here, gotta say it's really great value for the price if you can get it on sale (got mine for $50) and I'm definitely enjoying this over a regular keyboard. My only gripe with it though is the glossy finish. Even if I wash my hands every time I use the keyboard I'll still end up with fingerprints and smudges at the bottom. Might not bother other people but it annoys me having to wipe it down 3-4 times a day.
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post #26 of 37
I don't mind the blackwidow. The 2kro is a deal buster for me, though. During gaming I had a couple problems but typing was the worst since I type quickly. For example; I would type "talking" and get "taling" or "taing" and such. Maybe my pinky doesn't come up fast enough for that but I shouldn't have to slow down to type a word correctly.

Otherwise it is a good "value" mechanical if you find the right deals/sales.
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I don't mind the blackwidow. The 2kro is a deal buster for me, though. During gaming I had a couple problems but typing was the worst since I type quickly. For example; I would type "talking" and get "taling" or "taing" and such. Maybe my pinky doesn't come up fast enough for that but I shouldn't have to slow down to type a word correctly.

Otherwise it is a good "value" mechanical if you find the right deals/sales.
That's not a 2KRO problem, unless you are pressing down 'l' and 'k' at the same time as 'a' or 'i' when you type 'talking', which doesn't make much sense. It sounds to me like you aren't pressing the key down to it's actuation point. The IBM Model M is only 2KRO and is celebrated by many to be one fo the best keyboards to type on.
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yes its razer
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post #29 of 37
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Originally Posted by 0Amadeus0 View Post
Well it was late, wine had been flowing and I saw a cheap (£60) mechanical keyboard and had an impulse buy on amazon.

Only after I checked out user comments and quite a few seem to be negative.

I've only used it quickly on my work computer but it seems ok. Don't like the gloss but I can fix that with a quick mod by making it brushed.

So any user impressions? Things I should be looking out for?

Also on my work computer the keyboard respond until I downloaded the software from Razer.
As this is the keyboard for a new build at home do I need to find another keyboard just for installing windows and setting bios?

Thought keyboards were pretty much plug and play...
I for one would be very interested in how this would be done. If it looks good I may do it to mine. How do you plan on doing this?
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post #30 of 37
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Buyer's Regret (Buyer's Remorse versus Post-purchase rationalization) is a classical case of cognitive dissonance.

I'd just walk away from keyboard forums and decide for yourself.
Having buyer's regret yet?
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