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I own the Blackwidow and since you mention playing Starcraft 2 I feel the need to mention that the left macro keys were getting in my way. I wasn't used to playing with a keyboard with macro buttons so they were constantly throwing my fingers off. I ended up removed the Macro 4 and 5 keys and haven't had an issue since.
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My issue is that I have no way of trying them out. Mechanical keyboard market in Poland is so small, that it barely exists. If you were to compare a regular rubber dome keyboard with the blackwidow, how different is the actuation force?

And I'm using a G15 atm with 6 macro keys on the left and they haven't troubled me at all smile.gif
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I'd love to get the ultimate stealth edition then, but I can't find it anywhere

It's only available from the Razer store and it is frequently out of stock.
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My issue is that I have no way of trying them out. Mechanical keyboard market in Poland is so small, that it barely exists. If you were to compare a regular rubber dome keyboard with the blackwidow, how different is the actuation force?

And I'm using a G15 atm with 6 macro keys on the left and they haven't troubled me at all smile.gif

The blackwidow will have a lighter actuation, and because it's a mechanical switch you only have to depress it by about 2mm (bottom out is about 5mm) for it to actuate (that, plus the 'click' makes it feel even lighter than it actually is).

I believe mx blue switches are about 45g for actuation force...any lighter and you tend to accidentally hit keys.
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My issue is that I have no way of trying them out. Mechanical keyboard market in Poland is so small, that it barely exists. If you were to compare a regular rubber dome keyboard with the blackwidow, how different is the actuation force?
And I'm using a G15 atm with 6 macro keys on the left and they haven't troubled me at all smile.gif

I'm glad they don't give you an issue, I would consider the Blackwidow then.

When I was in the market of purchasing a keyboard I used youtube to find videos of people typing on the keyboards I was interested in. It was the closest I could get to trying them myself.
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IBM Model M biggrin.gif! They're old but they're built like tanks. Trust me, they're awesome
-Ghooble
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IBM Model M biggrin.gif! They're old but they're built like tanks. Trust me, they're awesome
-Ghooble

Can't find any near me tongue.gif Too old probably xD Anyway, thanks all for the replies! Decided on a Blackwidow Ultimate smile.gif
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