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Logitech G110 or Razor BlackWidow?

post #1 of 11
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A buddy of mine has the Logitech G110. I like it, however it's not mechanical. I do a lot of typing and a lot of gaming. Should I get the Razor Black Widow? How is it for typing? I like the price tag for it ($130). Do you guys have other recommendations of other keyboards? I want backlight keys though! smile.gif
post #2 of 11
Once you start using a mechanical keyboard, you'd never want to go back, trust me. I don't personally like Razer products since they aren't that long lasting. Better go for a Ducky Shine, Das or a Steelseries 7G.
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post #3 of 11
BW isn't that bad tbh, for the price especially. Problem with razer is, people are biased, because their mice break easily, and another thing is, they are far more mainstream company, selling lot more devices than all these niche keyboard brands, so reports of faulty ones are easier to come across.
Also before you get a board on cherry mx blue, better think twice, because it is really loud keyboard. Lot of people disregard that, ending up disappointed.
Edited by aerial - 4/2/12 at 11:43am
post #4 of 11
Get a mx brown filco or leapold
http://elitekeyboards.com/products.php?sub=leopold

If you have to buy one right now

Or wait for Cm quick fire storm to come out with their full keyboard with mx browns
I know their tenkeyless is coming out in a week or two to retailers.

I have tried a black widow stealth edition(mx browns) and truth is i enjoyed it but i had my gripes about the board. Got a Cm storm quick firm pro qith mx blues and i enjoy it alot more however i do agree with the notion that mx blue clicky sound can turn off alot of people. So this is why mx browns are very popular.
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post #5 of 11
after owning both I like the G110 better except for the G110's spacebar
its stiff
the bwu lights up 10x better however
Edited by SirWaWa - 4/2/12 at 9:35pm
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post #6 of 11
I think you should try out the different switches out yourself at a local store before committing.
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post #7 of 11
I'll throw my 2 cents in and say get a Corsair K90.
Sure it's not 100% mechanical, but it's an amazing keyboard. Strong and sturdy with cherry red switches. I also own a Ducky shine with browns, but I prefer the K90 for gaming and typing.
post #8 of 11
Neither.

I would get either a Das, ducky or Filco keyboard if you're going mechanical. Razer products are decent but the build quality is shoddy IMO.

Mechanical is the way to go. I switched to mechanical early this year and it's great thumb.gif
post #9 of 11
i have used both. and ill say that while the razer is really great to type with because its mechanical (super smooth), it has some faults-like it mine is not entirely steady on its feet. the g110 is more quality because its logitech but the product is not mechanical.
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post #10 of 11
I would possible go with the Zowie Celeritas. It uses MX browns with MX blacks for the spacebar.
    
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