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Want to know everyone's opinion on this Keyboard cause my friend is getting me on for free. I know the keyboard is mechanical, but I wondering what switches it had Cherry MX Blue, Brown, Red, White, Black etc... I prefer Blue's but w/e is fine cause in the end its better than membrane keyboards.
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post #2 of 14
The BWU uses Cherry MX Blues.
post #3 of 14
And Stealth Edition has Browns
post #4 of 14
I had one for a while, was a pretty good keyboard, didn't have any issues with it. Like was said, the normal BWU has blue switches and the Stealth version has brown switches.
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its my work board
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post #6 of 14
I've had both the regular and ultimate edition and I loved them both. I didn't have any of the ALT key problems on either of them and they're both working just as they did when I first got them....which is a good thing since I do a substantial amount of coding.
post #7 of 14
I bought the DragonAge 2 edition from Newegg about a month ago. Haven't had any of the space bar or alt issues. In fact no issues at all. The thing is heavy so it doesn't move around on my desk. It sits at a very comfortable angle for typing, unlike my G110 which sat very flat even with the legs up. I love the backlit keys. It's my first mechanical keyboard, I don't think I could ever go back to anything else.
post #8 of 14
I've been using a BlackWidow (Regular) for about 4 months at work now and it works great. I haven't had any issues with CTRL/ALT/Space keys being wonky or getting stuck. The glossy finish gets super smeary but that doesn't bother me. I would prefer different key caps, but that's not a serious complaint. I also don't find it too noisy, though I was using a Model M (that died) before this, so I probably have a higher tolerance for clicky keys.
post #9 of 14
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Originally Posted by I Whip My Hair View Post
Want to know everyone's opinion on this Keyboard cause my friend is getting me on for free. I know the keyboard is mechanical, but I wondering what switches it had Cherry MX Blue, Brown, Red, White, Black etc... I prefer Blue's but w/e is fine cause in the end its better than membrane keyboards.
Its a good keyboard. A big bonus is its Mecahnical (? I think) so it should last a LONG time. (God I miss those compaq keyboards from the 90s. Indestructable. I still have the original 3 my dad bought. Too bad they are old I/O.)
post #10 of 14
The BW works great and it has blues the stealth is the one that has browns. Haven't had a major issue yet and I've had it for 3 months now. My ctrl key use to get stuck sometimes but after breaking it in to doesn't do it anymore. The ultimate version is great if you play in low light but if you don't then its more of a gimmick.
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