Overclock.net › Forums › Components › Keyboards › gaming keyboard with detachable cord.
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

gaming keyboard with detachable cord.

post #1 of 10
Thread Starter 
Need a new keyboard, because it turns out I'm rough on cords. The one I'm typing on now has 4 places that I've twisted the wire back together and then wove kite string around it tightly for support. I want a good keyboard too, so if I'm going to spend 75-100 on it I want a detachable cord that I can easily replace. The only one I've found so far is

Some TT Esports thing

which a lot of people seem to be complaining about the quality soo... Any suggestions?
My Mangled Mess
(17 items)
 
   
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 5930k Asrock X99 OC MSI R9 290x Lightning Kingston HyperX Predator DDR4 3000 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
OCZ Vertex 4 Custom loop Windows 7 64-bit TBD 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Das Professional S series Seasonic SS-1250XM NZXT H630 Saitek Cyborg M.M.O. 7 
Mouse PadAudioOtherOther
Razer Invicta Asus Essence STX II 7.1 w/daughterboard Thrustmaster Warthog Joystick CH Pro Flight Throttle (soon) 
Other
Saitek Pro Flight Pedals 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5 2500k @4.7 stable Gigabyte Z68ap-d3 Sapphire Radeon HD 7970 @1250/1750 8gb Samsung low profile green series 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
500gb, WD caviar blue OCZ Vertex 4 128gb SSD 24x dvdrw XSPC RASA RX360 kit 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 23" Acer Rosewill RK9000 w/MX cherry black switches PC Power and cooling 950w 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
NZXT Switch 810 Cyborg M.M.O. 7 Razer Scarab  Asus Xonar D1 
AudioAudio
Energy Take Classic 5.1 Home Theater Speaker Sy... Sony STRDH520 7.1 AV Receiver. 
  hide details  
Reply
My Mangled Mess
(17 items)
 
   
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 5930k Asrock X99 OC MSI R9 290x Lightning Kingston HyperX Predator DDR4 3000 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
OCZ Vertex 4 Custom loop Windows 7 64-bit TBD 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Das Professional S series Seasonic SS-1250XM NZXT H630 Saitek Cyborg M.M.O. 7 
Mouse PadAudioOtherOther
Razer Invicta Asus Essence STX II 7.1 w/daughterboard Thrustmaster Warthog Joystick CH Pro Flight Throttle (soon) 
Other
Saitek Pro Flight Pedals 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5 2500k @4.7 stable Gigabyte Z68ap-d3 Sapphire Radeon HD 7970 @1250/1750 8gb Samsung low profile green series 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
500gb, WD caviar blue OCZ Vertex 4 128gb SSD 24x dvdrw XSPC RASA RX360 kit 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 23" Acer Rosewill RK9000 w/MX cherry black switches PC Power and cooling 950w 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
NZXT Switch 810 Cyborg M.M.O. 7 Razer Scarab  Asus Xonar D1 
AudioAudio
Energy Take Classic 5.1 Home Theater Speaker Sy... Sony STRDH520 7.1 AV Receiver. 
  hide details  
Reply
post #2 of 10
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16823201044

Just got mine the other day. Can detach it. uses a Mini USB to USB to connect or Mini USB to PS/2 to connect.

Excellent Keyboard, Reds are pretty good, though other switches may be more your style.
New rig
(9 items)
  
Reply
New rig
(9 items)
  
Reply
post #3 of 10
you should look up leopolds especially the tenkeyless ones. I think they recently released a new product line with special function keys too. (fcr700 i think)
post #4 of 10
I'd recommend the CM Storm Quickfire Rapid, I have one with blacks. Excellent quality board, basically a budget filco with detachable cable.

Be mindful they have blue switches, might be a bit noisy. its the same type of switch as in the Razer Blackwidow Ultimate
Apocalypse Now
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
[Intel] i7 2600k | 4.8Ghz HT 24/7 [Gigabyte] P67-UD7 B3 | BIOS F3H [AMD] Radeon HD6990 | 12.4 Beta [Corsair] Dominator 8GB 1600mhz CAS8 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
[G Skill] Pheonix Pro 60G SSD - Boot | 2TB Sams... [Custom Watercooled] EKWB | XSPC | Swiftec | Pr... [Windows7] Professional x64 [Samsung] S27A950D 27" 120hz 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
WASD Custom Keyboard - MX Blue (O-Ring Mod) | C... [Corsair] HX1000 | MDPC Sleeved [Silverstone] Modified Temjin TJ07 [Logitech] MX518 
Mouse PadAudioOther
[Steelseries] QCK+ [Asus] Xonar DG [Sennheiser] HD558 
  hide details  
Reply
Apocalypse Now
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
[Intel] i7 2600k | 4.8Ghz HT 24/7 [Gigabyte] P67-UD7 B3 | BIOS F3H [AMD] Radeon HD6990 | 12.4 Beta [Corsair] Dominator 8GB 1600mhz CAS8 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
[G Skill] Pheonix Pro 60G SSD - Boot | 2TB Sams... [Custom Watercooled] EKWB | XSPC | Swiftec | Pr... [Windows7] Professional x64 [Samsung] S27A950D 27" 120hz 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
WASD Custom Keyboard - MX Blue (O-Ring Mod) | C... [Corsair] HX1000 | MDPC Sleeved [Silverstone] Modified Temjin TJ07 [Logitech] MX518 
Mouse PadAudioOther
[Steelseries] QCK+ [Asus] Xonar DG [Sennheiser] HD558 
  hide details  
Reply
post #5 of 10
I also recommend the Quick Fire Rapid! Really a mainstream company making a surprisingly good keyboard.

- Tenkeyless
- Braided and Detachable Cable
- Multimedia keys
- Cherry Switches
- Costar stabalizers
- Cheap and easy to find
- Solid and great build quality

as for switches everyone seems to recommend Cherry Browns for middle ground between typing and gaming.
Computer
(17 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5 2500K / 4.5Ghz / 1.368v / 212 EVO+ ASUS P8Z77-V LK EVGA Geforce GTX 680 / 2GB / 1228MHz / 3479MHz Kingston HyperX Blu Black / 1600Mhz / 8GB (2x4GB) 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOS
OCZ Vertex 4 / SSD / 128GB Seagate ST500413AS / HDD / SATA / 500GB Seagate ST1000DM003 / HDD / SATA / 1000GB Windows 8.1 Pro / 64Bit / Full 
MonitorMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Samsung S23A700D / 120Hz / 23" Dell 2312HM / IPS / 23" LG IPS231 / IPS / 23" CMStorm Quick Fire Rapid 
PowerMouseMouse PadAudio
Seasonic X760 / 80 Plus Gold Zowie AM SteelSeries NP+ M-Audio Q40 with Beyerdynamic EDT 770 VB pads ... 
  hide details  
Reply
Computer
(17 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5 2500K / 4.5Ghz / 1.368v / 212 EVO+ ASUS P8Z77-V LK EVGA Geforce GTX 680 / 2GB / 1228MHz / 3479MHz Kingston HyperX Blu Black / 1600Mhz / 8GB (2x4GB) 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOS
OCZ Vertex 4 / SSD / 128GB Seagate ST500413AS / HDD / SATA / 500GB Seagate ST1000DM003 / HDD / SATA / 1000GB Windows 8.1 Pro / 64Bit / Full 
MonitorMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Samsung S23A700D / 120Hz / 23" Dell 2312HM / IPS / 23" LG IPS231 / IPS / 23" CMStorm Quick Fire Rapid 
PowerMouseMouse PadAudio
Seasonic X760 / 80 Plus Gold Zowie AM SteelSeries NP+ M-Audio Q40 with Beyerdynamic EDT 770 VB pads ... 
  hide details  
Reply
post #6 of 10
For the full size one, the TT g unit mx blacks are also as such.
post #7 of 10
Thread Starter 
Think I'll be grabbing a rosewill with black switches. My keyboard sits in my lap a lot and it annoys me when it bounces around while I'm typing. The rosewill is pretty hefty and is just a rebranded filco, so throw in the mechanical switches and you have 3 wins.

I use my tenkey on occasion whenever I get on a MUD kick, so I'm not willing to go econo-size yet.
My Mangled Mess
(17 items)
 
   
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 5930k Asrock X99 OC MSI R9 290x Lightning Kingston HyperX Predator DDR4 3000 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
OCZ Vertex 4 Custom loop Windows 7 64-bit TBD 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Das Professional S series Seasonic SS-1250XM NZXT H630 Saitek Cyborg M.M.O. 7 
Mouse PadAudioOtherOther
Razer Invicta Asus Essence STX II 7.1 w/daughterboard Thrustmaster Warthog Joystick CH Pro Flight Throttle (soon) 
Other
Saitek Pro Flight Pedals 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5 2500k @4.7 stable Gigabyte Z68ap-d3 Sapphire Radeon HD 7970 @1250/1750 8gb Samsung low profile green series 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
500gb, WD caviar blue OCZ Vertex 4 128gb SSD 24x dvdrw XSPC RASA RX360 kit 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 23" Acer Rosewill RK9000 w/MX cherry black switches PC Power and cooling 950w 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
NZXT Switch 810 Cyborg M.M.O. 7 Razer Scarab  Asus Xonar D1 
AudioAudio
Energy Take Classic 5.1 Home Theater Speaker Sy... Sony STRDH520 7.1 AV Receiver. 
  hide details  
Reply
My Mangled Mess
(17 items)
 
   
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 5930k Asrock X99 OC MSI R9 290x Lightning Kingston HyperX Predator DDR4 3000 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
OCZ Vertex 4 Custom loop Windows 7 64-bit TBD 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Das Professional S series Seasonic SS-1250XM NZXT H630 Saitek Cyborg M.M.O. 7 
Mouse PadAudioOtherOther
Razer Invicta Asus Essence STX II 7.1 w/daughterboard Thrustmaster Warthog Joystick CH Pro Flight Throttle (soon) 
Other
Saitek Pro Flight Pedals 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5 2500k @4.7 stable Gigabyte Z68ap-d3 Sapphire Radeon HD 7970 @1250/1750 8gb Samsung low profile green series 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
500gb, WD caviar blue OCZ Vertex 4 128gb SSD 24x dvdrw XSPC RASA RX360 kit 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 23" Acer Rosewill RK9000 w/MX cherry black switches PC Power and cooling 950w 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
NZXT Switch 810 Cyborg M.M.O. 7 Razer Scarab  Asus Xonar D1 
AudioAudio
Energy Take Classic 5.1 Home Theater Speaker Sy... Sony STRDH520 7.1 AV Receiver. 
  hide details  
Reply
post #8 of 10
Good.

I don't get these people who want tenkeyless. Num pad has tons of uses in alot of games.
New rig
(9 items)
  
Reply
New rig
(9 items)
  
Reply
post #9 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mkilbride View Post

Good.
I don't get these people who want tenkeyless. Num pad has tons of uses in alot of games.

Because we have huge mouse pads that take up desk space and we want both are arms to be perpedicular to the desk. Well thats my reason, it's annoying trying to type with the keyboard off center.
Computer
(17 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5 2500K / 4.5Ghz / 1.368v / 212 EVO+ ASUS P8Z77-V LK EVGA Geforce GTX 680 / 2GB / 1228MHz / 3479MHz Kingston HyperX Blu Black / 1600Mhz / 8GB (2x4GB) 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOS
OCZ Vertex 4 / SSD / 128GB Seagate ST500413AS / HDD / SATA / 500GB Seagate ST1000DM003 / HDD / SATA / 1000GB Windows 8.1 Pro / 64Bit / Full 
MonitorMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Samsung S23A700D / 120Hz / 23" Dell 2312HM / IPS / 23" LG IPS231 / IPS / 23" CMStorm Quick Fire Rapid 
PowerMouseMouse PadAudio
Seasonic X760 / 80 Plus Gold Zowie AM SteelSeries NP+ M-Audio Q40 with Beyerdynamic EDT 770 VB pads ... 
  hide details  
Reply
Computer
(17 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5 2500K / 4.5Ghz / 1.368v / 212 EVO+ ASUS P8Z77-V LK EVGA Geforce GTX 680 / 2GB / 1228MHz / 3479MHz Kingston HyperX Blu Black / 1600Mhz / 8GB (2x4GB) 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOS
OCZ Vertex 4 / SSD / 128GB Seagate ST500413AS / HDD / SATA / 500GB Seagate ST1000DM003 / HDD / SATA / 1000GB Windows 8.1 Pro / 64Bit / Full 
MonitorMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Samsung S23A700D / 120Hz / 23" Dell 2312HM / IPS / 23" LG IPS231 / IPS / 23" CMStorm Quick Fire Rapid 
PowerMouseMouse PadAudio
Seasonic X760 / 80 Plus Gold Zowie AM SteelSeries NP+ M-Audio Q40 with Beyerdynamic EDT 770 VB pads ... 
  hide details  
Reply
post #10 of 10
And there really are enough keys - for me at least - when gaming on the other "half" of the keyboard besides the numpad. biggrin.gif
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Keyboards
Overclock.net › Forums › Components › Keyboards › gaming keyboard with detachable cord.