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I had a Lycosa for 2 years and it was awesome. I needed something new (wanted to try something new) so I went with the Blackwidow. Here's a video I recorded with my galaxy s II to show people what it sounds like.

I love this keyboard! I'm not a razer fanboy but I really needed backlit keys because I mostly play in the dark.

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lol, tbh i dont really care what it sounds like. ( Unless it's really loud and annoying)

Anyways since everyone is recommending the mech's

Cherry Blue, Black or Brown?
I read most of the tutorial on mechanical keyboards, but dont really understand it o.o
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Like other said, if the non-mechanical keyboard costs over $100, get yourself a mechanical one instead.

If it too loud for you, you can get these. (I have ordered these already, in the mail atm)
http://www.wasdkeyboards.com/index.p...dampeners.html



Black and Red is pretty much same, Red is easier to press while the Black need a bit more pressure.
They are best in gaming since it doesn't have tactical feedback (*click*) (not bottoming out).

For typing would be blue, brown. They all have tactical feedback.
Edited by djriful - 10/28/11 at 11:30pm
 
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Black and Red is pretty much same, Red is easier to press while the Black need a bit more pressure.
They are best in gaming since it doesn't have tactical feedback (*click*) (not bottoming out).

For typing would be blue, brown. They all have tactical feedback.
It's really preference, I'd rather type and game on reds than any other switch and if I couldn't use reds my second choice for gaming and typing would be browns. I don't really like black or blue switches for typing or for gaming.

Edit: Also, the o-ring mod only helps reduce the noise of bottoming out. Blues will still be loud due to the noise the actual switch makes. I bottom out all the time, so I use o-rings on my boards to help quiet them down and it works pretty good.
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Okay, thanks guys
Ill probably be getting a Cherry Red Mechanical
Although, final question what brand?

Thinking of getting this one ( im not buying from this site, i'm just using it as a reference )
http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?...ducts_id=17950
Edited by DAYMAREZ - 10/28/11 at 11:47pm
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Originally Posted by DAYMAREZ View Post
lol, tbh i dont really care what it sounds like. ( Unless it's really loud and annoying)

Anyways since everyone is recommending the mech's

Cherry Blue, Black or Brown?
I read most of the tutorial on mechanical keyboards, but dont really understand it o.o
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Okay, thanks guys
Ill probably be getting a Cherry Red Mechanical
Although, final question what brand?
Internal Cherry components are pretty much same, it's just the quality build per brand be different. I'm using Steelseries 6Gv2. Black Cherry.

Not sure about the red one,but there is one by Thermaltake.
 
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Okay, thanks guys
Ill probably be getting a Cherry Red Mechanical
Although, final question what brand?

Thinking of getting this one ( im not buying from this site, i'm just using it as a reference )
http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?...ducts_id=17950
Red switches are relatively hard to come by, as far as full size boards go that Leopold is probably your best bet.

Edit: If you are able to order from Newegg the Rosewill RK-9000 is available with red switches, but it's more expensive than the Leopold.
Edited by HWI - 10/29/11 at 12:20am
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http://elitekeyboards.com/products.p...&pid=fc500rrab

That's the red switch leopold for $99.

I just recently bought my first keyboard and I went with reds. I'm loving it personally. I really like how light the switched are.
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Does it post to aus though?
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Didn't realize you were in australia. They do technically but shipping is ridiculous so I'd look for something closer.

That site you posted looks good.
Edited by CaptainChaos - 10/29/11 at 1:44am
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