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Hey everybody!
Budget
30-55
I'm planning on replacing my logitech junk.

I kinda want a mechanical keyboard but if not then thats ok.

I've been looking at some boards here are some options that i've come up with...

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=6680547&CatId=3463

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16823201048

http://www.amazon.com/Razer-Arctosa-Gaming-Keyboard--Silver/dp/B001L5U17U/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1329085639&sr=8-1

http://www.amazon.com/Microsoft-JQD-00001-SideWinder-X4-Keyboard/dp/B002ZV51DI


btw
i game world of warcraft, battlefield 3, and occasionally skyrim.
post #2 of 13
The Sidewinder x4 is probably the best.
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post #3 of 13
$55 would probably get you a used steelseries g6v2 or maybe a Razer Blackwidow.

An other option would be looking at some of the older mechanicals; I know IBM model M's can be found for like $20-30. their not mx switches, though.
post #4 of 13
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Originally Posted by anthony224847 View Post

Hey everybody!
Budget
30-55
I'm planning on replacing my logitech junk.
I kinda want a mechanical keyboard but if not then thats ok.
I've been looking at some boards here are some options that i've come up with...
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=6680547&CatId=3463
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16823201048
http://www.amazon.com/Razer-Arctosa-Gaming-Keyboard--Silver/dp/B001L5U17U/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1329085639&sr=8-1
http://www.amazon.com/Microsoft-JQD-00001-SideWinder-X4-Keyboard/dp/B002ZV51DI
btw
i game world of warcraft, battlefield 3, and occasionally skyrim.



I have the razer lycosa, it's the arctosa with LEDs, and let me tell you it's the best keyboard I have ever had
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I have the razer lycosa, it's the arctosa with LEDs, and let me tell you it's the best keyboard I have ever had

I have a lycosa as well... the moment i got my ABS M1... It has been sitting in my basement gathering dust ever since...Just bought me another Mechanical from these forums and planning on giving the lycosa to a friend of mine.. Believe me...you go mechanical and i doubt you will want to go back....
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here is my 2cents.gif

http://www.nothingbutsoftware.com/catalog_type.asp?ProductCode=127315&ai=1550

had that for almost a year and not a problem at all. great all around keyboard
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post #7 of 13
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Thanks everybody for your help. So it'll be the cyborg, Lycosa, or the sidewinder. Lycos is more expensive than all. Cyborg looks weird but idc . Sidewinder idk if its mechanical. Im in A rough spot here
post #8 of 13
I yard-sale for keyboards and mice $1-$3

i have 5 and all my friends have good ones :lachen.gif:
really should stop ..but i can't seem to
 
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This Not a hit to the wallet, but it works for what I need it for. biggrin.gif
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Thanks everybody for your help. So it'll be the cyborg, Lycosa, or the sidewinder. Lycos is more expensive than all. Cyborg looks weird but idc . Sidewinder idk if its mechanical. Im in A rough spot here

I don't think you can go wrong IMO thumb.gif
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