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nice KB, think those red keys will fit on a ducky?

no idea. How can I find out?
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If I had 100$ to blow on a K90, I'd do it. But, I dont. I like My Microsoft Comfort Curve 2000, especially since I modified it.
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If I had 100$ to blow on a K90, I'd do it. But, I dont. I like My Microsoft Comfort Curve 2000, especially since I modified it.

how did you modify it? Yes a mechanical keyboard is not necessary, however it makes typing a breeze as well as great for certain kinds of games depending on what you play.
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I feel that having rubber domes on some of the switches but cherry MX's on the others does not save Cosair any money whatsoever. It precludes them from badge engineering an OEM's keyboard like Razer probably did with iOne. Moreover, they need to pay for two sets of PCBs for each keyboard now.

Either there is a good reason they did what they did or it is a misguided attempt to differentiate their product from the recent influx of mechanical keyboards by the mainstream peripheral providers. Either way I don't think it is a cost saving measure and Cosair should not be lambasted for penny pinching in this case.
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Nice vid.

I just got the K90 for $100 from fry's. thumbsupsmiley.png

Looking forward to replace my G15v2
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Nice vid.

I just got the K90 for $100 from fry's. thumbsupsmiley.png

Looking forward to replace my G15v2

I'll have to check my local one and see if they have any. I really liked the look of it as well, and my mionix keyboard is not doing so hot... by that I mean I killed it with a full glass of sweet tea. I feel like I'm the 1% that doesn't give a flip about rubber dome F-keys so I might give this board a try.
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Looks nice, really like how the keys just "sit on the board" rather then being tucked into the case slightly. Would be on my shortlist if she was Tenkeyless =)
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I'll have to check my local one and see if they have any. I really liked the look of it as well, and my mionix keyboard is not doing so hot... by that I mean I killed it with a full glass of sweet tea. I feel like I'm the 1% that doesn't give a flip about rubber dome F-keys so I might give this board a try.

The reasons that i wanted it was the back lighting, mechanical switches, media keys, and price. Originally, I wanted the brown switches since a lot of OCNers says thats pretty well balanced, but i got no choice with regards to what i want. The reds feels "hallow", going to take a while to get used to coming from using a rubber dome keyboard. The one thing that surprised me was the sleeved thick cable (dual USB), which i thought was pretty cool.

You should check it out, but Fry's doesnt have the K90 on display. I had to replace my G15v2 after the raging resulted from BF3.

The one thing that kinda sucks from what tianh and his jabbawockeez friend has shown are lack of the extra red keys, and the remover tool from the K60. frown.gif

Personally, i think it would just cost more by having two types of switches on the board. More work and different parts. It looks like the rubber dome (minus the macos) keys have a purple light effect whereas the maco are in white and the MX Cherry Reds in blue.

the back lighting on high (3), is bit distracting as you can see along with the reflection against the brushed aluminum. (sry for the bad pic)

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post #19 of 31
That is a nice keyboard. Grats man.
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Writing my review tomorrow, I have alot of things to say about the keyboard that many people will want to keep in mind before purchasing.
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