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post #1 of 14
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hello,
so i recently bought a logitech G400 mouse which is working alright for me .. Atleast till now.. Very good for me..
Also i've uploaded some pics of it ..they are in my default profile album..
So ,
As the caption depicts everything what should be my new upgrade...
I'm fraggin' right now with my G400 and a cheap keyboard..which is working just fine for the time period..
But it seems that this 2 years old cheap logitech keybord is not good for RPG's..
in present i don't play any RPG's but in the near future will play RPG's also..
So what should i get now..
A good gaming keyboard and if yes ..which one ?
any recommendations..??
OR
a good MMORPG mouse that will serve great for me in RPG's as well as in FPS too.. That i'll be using with the old logitech keyboard..
Any suggestions for my next gardware upgrade..
And ya as always TIA..
And please try to reply ASAP..
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post #2 of 14
Depends on your budget really.

$ 70 or less = Logitech G105 or Microsoft Sidewinder. I'd reccommend the sidewinder though as it has been the best non-mechanical keyboard that i have used for such a reasonable price.

$ 80 or more = You can look into mechanical keyboards. They are more expensive, but from personal experience I have never went back once I went to mechanical keyboards and they are totally worth the extra money because of the extra durability and longevity. Good mechanical keyboards are Razer Black Widow / Corsair K60/K90 / Steelseries 6gv2/ or you can look at Ducky Keyboards which are in the 130+ range.

I personally like the steelseries 6vg2 and ducky keyboard the best.

If you are looking for a good mouse in general that won't break your wallet the Razer Deathadder is one of the most recommended mice here at OCN.
post #3 of 14
Definitely check out mechanical keyboards - they live up to their hype.

Check this thread for loads of information about the different switch types and which feel would suit you best.

I have a few, and I prefer my 6gv2 (mx black switches) for gaming.
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post #4 of 14
I think keyboard would definitely be worth it more. As above, depends on price range.

If your looking for under $100, a Razer Black Widow would be fine.

If your budget is greater than that, pretty much any other would do, like Ducky Shine's etc, Das, anything really.
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post #5 of 14
get a black widow, its a nice mehcnaical keyboard ,and it will last.

Some people hate the cherry blue switches, i personally love them, its great for typing and games too, i prefer the distinct "click" sound it makes
post #6 of 14
lol @ please reply asap

Since you seem to be big on MMORPG, I think you need to ask yourself whether you feel more comfortable using extra macro keys on a keyboard or on a mouse. People can recommend a whole host of different products to you, but if they do not fit your play style then it is all moot. An example would be the Logitech G15 gaming keyboards, some of my friends love it and others find they rarely use the macro keys since they don't like reaching that far.

If you do end up going with the mechanical keyboard route, any Cherry, Rosewill, Steelseries, Razer, Ducky, Thermaltake model will do. Just pick the cheapest you can find for the switch type of your preference.
post #7 of 14
Thread Starter 
first of all thanks y'all for such ASAP replies..
Thanxx..
So i think i will be going with a mech keyboard..
But unfortunately i won't purchase a das cuz they are out of my budget rigt now ...
Want a good keyboard for sub $100 and and the max. Upto $110
thanks..
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post #8 of 14
The CM Storm Quickfire Rapid is probably the best quality mechanical keyboard in the sub-$100 range, if you don't need the numpad. It's also available with all of the more popular types of Cherry MX switches.
     
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post #9 of 14
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Originally Posted by ChaoticKinesis View Post

The CM Storm Quickfire Rapid is probably the best quality mechanical keyboard in the sub-$100 range, if you don't need the numpad. It's also available with all of the more popular types of Cherry MX switches.

I was just about to recommend the same thing. I still have a hard time believing my QuickFire is suppose to be a "budget" keyboard. It's just so small, simple and solid. Does it's job and isn't afraid of anything. I got mine for 67$ on sale, so if the OP wants to look around you should be able to find a good deal.

Otherwise I would say that unless your current mouse is complete crap, pick up a quality mouse pad. Contrary to what some cheap people might say, mouse surface does make a pretty large difference.
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post #10 of 14
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so should i just simply grab a cm storm quickfire rapid..
What about razer blackwidow ultimate stealth editon ..is it any good..
What about any high end logitech's keyboard like G110 , G15..
Are they also any good..
Thanks..
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