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I think this might be what you are looking for, and its quite cheap too biggrin.gif
http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=113_1005&products_id=18349
No idea on the quality tho, but it looks like a macbook keyboard tongue.gif

Hey, that's a wonderful keyboard for the price!

I wish I could find one that has no numeric pad! This looks to have the same keys as a laptop, but exactly what I want... original keyboard format (not that I took that much time to verify, but I assumed quickly that it was). The only problem is, it has the same keys as a laptop, so I can't get scissor switches with regular keyboard caps?
I'm pretty frightened, because I don't know if I'll like the small caps (it seems they are so close to the frame).


If I wanted to pay around $100 USD for a mechanical keyboard with a stereotyped gamer cherry switch, what would it be?

Will there be a performance difference? I already hope so, when I try to tap space bar (in my MMO it helps me open up my wings) it takes like sixteen taps... I use a PS2 keyboard, but a very cheap Comapq one from bestbuy ($10USD).

Please, I'll take links to anyone secure website I can buy from. I really hate to ask, without fully searching, but can I get some testemonials on which keys you've tried and why you hate them (I know it's pretty straight forward, but I'd be thankful to hear someone chime in my thread).

EDIT: The Numeric pad takes up too much space on my tray, and that keyboard that was linked in this post seems to take up more space than my current.

EDIT: Figured I should read the guide, and I did... !

I might go with cherry black or red, and I still don't believe reading will help me decide...but I do have to make a decision in order to get a recommendation.

looking for a keyboard with a cherry black or red switch, under $100 USD would be best.. $80 would be perfect, but I'm open to $125 tops just to see what money can buy.

Thanks for your time!
Edited by xquisit - 3/2/12 at 11:02pm
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post #22 of 34
For the thing about pressing space 16 times to open ure wings, itll just be the game and not the keyboard, its like parachuting in BC2 or BF3, it takes time for it to initate.
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It's possible that I'm taking it too far and buying a new keyboard.

It would be nice to experience using a keyboard that has a quality build and feel to it.
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It's possible that I'm taking it too far and buying a new keyboard.
It would be nice to experience using a keyboard that has a quality build and feel to it.

Dont forget that you are on ocn...taking it too far is what we do
    
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That's why PS/2 is still recommended in the OCN Mechanical Keyboard Guide. In 2012!
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post #26 of 34
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It's possible that I'm taking it too far and buying a new keyboard.
It would be nice to experience using a keyboard that has a quality build and feel to it.

http://www.corporate.qpad.se/modules/news/article.php?storyid=252
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That's why PS/2 is still recommended in the OCN Mechanical Keyboard Guide. In 2012!

frees up a USB port on the back brah
    
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Dont forget that you are on ocn...taking it too far is what we do
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That's why PS/2 is still recommended in the OCN Mechanical Keyboard Guide. In 2012!

frees up a USB port on the back brah



Wait. So taking it in the back is what you do?

brah?
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Wow, you had to quote 2 different people to take that out of context. Good job rolleyes.gif

Why if you quoted enough different people, you could get it to say whatever you wanted
    
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Infinite Monkey Theorem.
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