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Hard for me to recommend anything from only using a Model M keyboard.

This.
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post #12 of 15
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Originally Posted by magna224 View Post

The overall best so far has been the noppoo choc mini. The size, layout, quality, and NKRO are awesome.
I have some similar keyboards with that layout and while I know that being compact is the point, I can't stand the arrow keys jammed up into the right side of the main board or the vertical orientation of the scrolling keys. I prefer the layouts like the Leopolds with the arrow keys and scrolling stuff in their own column like a regular keyboard with the number pad hacked off.
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Hard for me to recommend anything from only using a Model M keyboard.
My primary experience with mechanical keyboards is also a Model M.
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post #13 of 15
I chose the Thermaltake Tt eSports Meka G1 since it is one of the best (if not the best) black cherry keyboards on the market.
Along with the features that it has, it was available in Europe. (Mostly only gaming advertised keyboard are being sold here) thumb.gif
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post #14 of 15
for me as a gamer in this order it came down to the following.

1. TKL
2. NKRO
3. price
4. red switches
5. look

my clear winner was the cmstorm quickfire rapid as the only other pick that came close to these findings were the filco majestouch 2 linear R which is limited edition and not sold no more and really expensive now. or the leopold. but the cmstorm was only 79.99. anyways i have a thread here.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1171803/cmstorm-quickfire-rapid-mechanical-kb
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post #15 of 15
Make me something with cherry clears, a standard layout without any silly shaped or replaced keys, media keys (shift + f keys or w/e is fine), nkro, properly located passthroughs, back lighting, and good caps, and I'd be in love with it forever.

I guess that doesn't really answer the question though :<<br />
In the mean time, I really do like the hhkbp2 but the price is just plain silly and its not practical for me to switch out keyboards constantly whenever I need a full size standard layout for something... which is sadly more often than one might think.
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