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post #31 of 43
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Originally Posted by james_ant;15426307 
What things? They use cherry switches, anything bad about them would be the same things that are bad about all mechanical cherry switch keyboards.

Only bad thing about it is it's glossy finish is a fingerprint magnet.

There are more things to keyboards than just the switches they use.

I heard a batch of BlackWidow's had the alt and spacebar keys too close together, and when you pressed one the other would also depress, for example. Typical Razer build quality.
post #32 of 43
yeah i just rma'd my blackwidow ultimate with the egg after some the the leds under the keys died. i love how it types, and i have no problems with keys sticking or anything... but im still disappointed that it has failed after 3 weeks.
post #33 of 43
If you were to go with the blackwidow i prefer cherry mx brown switches. But if you are getting a mechanical keyboard i would recommend a filco majestouch. Those things are outstanding.
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post #34 of 43
Not a terrible deal for someone looking for a good price on a decent entry mech keyboard to see what the fuss is about. Been alot better if it was the ultimate though ^^

this board has cherry blues if I'm not mistaken
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post #35 of 43
I am usually on the PC at night, so I'd really rather have the Ultimate; shame it costs so much more jsut for backlighting. Is it ever <$100?

EDIT: w00t 1400
Edited by Nytehawk - 10/23/11 at 9:23pm
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post #36 of 43
i've watched the BWU prices carefully for a while and they have not gone below 100

closest it came was a free SC2 mouse bundled with it from newegg for like 120 i think maybe 110
post #37 of 43
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Originally Posted by Nytehawk;15428615 
I am usually on the PC at night, so I'd really rather have the Ultimate; shame it costs so much more jsut for backlighting. Is it ever <$100?

EDIT: w00t 1400

It was $80 or $90 a couple of weeks ago, just search the Online Deals forum and you'll find the thread. It does go that low, but it is really rare. Prices should drop though considering that the Stealth line just came out (although the only real difference is brown vs. blue).
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post #38 of 43
Just adding in that I absolutely love my BWU. No issues from my end with these at all!
post #39 of 43
Dell sells the BWU. The code provided in OP also works on the BWU.

BWU - 20% off = $95.99.

Just in case nobody else realized this.
    
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post #40 of 43
dang i already ordered steel series 7G keyboard using 40% off coupon code.
steel series won't let me cancel frown.gif
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