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They keys seem a bit more stiffer than mx blues. Could just be because i am a heavy typer.

The biggest thing that bugs me that isn't mentioned on their website is their keys have this matte rubber coating that is very similar to the one razer uses on their Razer Lycosa.

Results is this key caps are actually white underneath. and the rubber coating is just painted on. Super wear problems down the road.

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post #2 of 7
to Protect the painting I think. it's LED backlight KB after all
post #3 of 7
Looks like it'll start to wear in a year and start becoming a blob.

http://www.overclock.net/t/882561/review-razer-blackwidow-ultimate/340#post_16798372
Edited by ripster - 5/9/12 at 7:30am
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I have friends that have said the same thing about the CM boards. Personally, I think they should stick to what they know (i.e. cases, cooling).

I have the Saitek Eclipse and it has done pretty much the same thing around the keys that I use when gaming (W A S D). However, the V key is actually nonexistent now and all I can see is the blue LED behind it. Odd because I rarely use that key lol.
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Originally Posted by lilraver018 View Post

They keys seem a bit more stiffer than mx blues. Could just be because i am a heavy typer.
The biggest thing that bugs me that isn't mentioned on their website is their keys have this matte rubber coating that is very similar to the one razer uses on their Razer Lycosa.
Results is this key caps are actually white underneath. and the rubber coating is just painted on. Super wear problems down the road.

I've been pleased with both of my CM Storm Quick Fire Rapids..want to sell the pro?
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Originally Posted by scriz View Post

I've been pleased with both of my CM Storm Quick Fire Rapids..want to sell the pro?

The QuickFire Rapid is a Filco OEM board, the Pro is not. The QuickFire Rapid is suppose to have this rubber coating too but the key's are not white like shown in the OP's pic. I also don't think the Pro has PS/2. So if their not made by the same OEM this could definitely explain a lot of things here.
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Sorry been taking finals all week havent check the thread. The pictures above show the quick fire pro to have painted the keycaps on the quick fire pro black on top. the paint is a silicone rubber texture. Definately going to wear in a month or two.

I talked with newegg and got them to waive my restocking fee and sent it back, I then bought a rosewill mx blue.

The quick fire rapid(tenkeyless) Do not have painted keycaps. the plastic is black and letters are lazer etched and then filled.
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