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I am looking for a mechanical keyboard for $85 or less with Cherry Red switches. It must be available somewhere that takes PayPal. Media keys and the numbpad is a big plus for me but not a deal breaker. What should I get?
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post #2 of 8
you most likely want a CM quickfire

cheapest mech keyboard ive seen and its quality stuff
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post #3 of 8
The Rosewill RK-9000RE is on sale for $80 which I think is a good choice: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16823201044 however it has no media keys.

The cheapest I see with media keys is $90 for a corsair K60 on amazon but that is not fully mechanical which I heard annoys quite a few of it's owners.
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DUCKY SHINE!!(yes I know its out of budget but I like saying "Ducky Shine!")
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post #5 of 8
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by eosgreen View Post

you most likely want a CM quickfire
cheapest mech keyboard ive seen and its quality stuff

I couldn't find any CM Quickfires with Red switches for under $85

Quote:
Originally Posted by Sainesk View Post

The Rosewill RK-9000RE is on sale for $80 which I think is a good choice: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16823201044 however it has no media keys.
The cheapest I see with media keys is $90 for a corsair K60 on amazon but that is not fully mechanical which I heard annoys quite a few of it's owners.

That rosewill looks pretty nice, I mite just go with that. I saw the K60 but unfortunately amazon does not take paypal


*Edit
Just bought the Rosewill with the red switches smile.gif
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post #6 of 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by xlastshotx View Post

I couldn't find any CM Quickfires with Red switches for under $85
That rosewill looks pretty nice, I mite just go with that. I saw the K60 but unfortunately amazon does not take paypal
*Edit
Just bought the Rosewill with the red switches smile.gif

Huh. Thats funny. I use paypal for my Amazon Orders
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post #7 of 8
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Erick Silver View Post

Huh. Thats funny. I use paypal for my Amazon Orders

A paypal debit card? or just your paypal?
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post #8 of 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by xlastshotx View Post

I couldn't find any CM Quickfires with Red switches for under $85
That rosewill looks pretty nice, I mite just go with that. I saw the K60 but unfortunately amazon does not take paypal
*Edit
Just bought the Rosewill with the red switches smile.gif

really? i own one with reds i got for 80.... my brother has one too

was going to suggest corsair next. my friend has that its also rather cheap but its a full keyboard (guess im partial to 10 key less)
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