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I've been having a rough time lately finding a good fit for me. I've been using a Razer Lycosa happily for years, however with it dying, figured I could use a new one.

I bought the Mionix Zibal 60 based on looks and it meeting all my requirements, yet am now hesitant on whether or not I like the stiffness of the mx blacks. I could just be me not used to mechanical boards, but I feel like a tactile bump and lower actuation force would help this.

That being said, I require backlighting. Have used it for years and absolutely adore it. Was hoping for white or green, but not too fussy.

Any suggestions?
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CoolerMaster Storm trigger. they have a full red backlight and macro keys and apparently they are really good.
I will be getting one the Blue Switches.
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post #3 of 14
I own a lot of razer products (Lycosa & BlackWidow included) and because I had the same complain as you about the mechanical keys & tactile feel of the Blackwidow (plus the noise), I ended up buying the G19 from logitech which can be configured to almost any color Backlighting. And the screen, I thought it was useless until I used it. Now, I feel something missing when I use a keyboard without a screen, lol.

Have a look: http://www.amazon.com/Logitech-Programmable-Gaming-Keyboard-Display/dp/B001NXDBI6

Cheers
post #4 of 14
Ducky Shine maybe? A lot of different colours and it is a very popular board.
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Ducky Shine maybe? A lot of different colours and it is a very popular board.

This.
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If the OP, named Ducky, does NOT get a Ducky I will quack up.

Just call them up and say BILL me!

Quack, quack, quack....

http://files.overclock.net/images/ocnDucky.swf
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Ducky Shine, Tesoro, or Max Keyboards.
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Ducky Shine DK9008S.
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If the OP, named Ducky, does NOT get a Ducky I will quack up.
Just call them up and say BILL me!
Quack, quack, quack....
http://files.overclock.net/images/ocnDucky.swf

Lol Ripster, you crack me up every day.

Im with him, better get a ducky
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Aw...shuckaducky...
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