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Perfect rating, good price, and looks nice. I hope you don't mind the back-lit keys. wink.gif

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16823109191&nm_mc=OTC-pr1c3grabb3r&cm_mmc=OTC-pr1c3grabb3r-_-Keyboards-_-Microsoft-_-23109191
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I just picked up a Logitech g510 from best buy for $69.99, I could only find it online for $109. It's a great keyboard, plenty of programable keys, usb port and mic input headphone out on keyboard as well. Might be something you want to check out.
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Perfect rating, good price, and looks nice. I hope you don't mind the back-lit keys. wink.gif
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16823109191&nm_mc=OTC-pr1c3grabb3r&cm_mmc=OTC-pr1c3grabb3r-_-Keyboards-_-Microsoft-_-23109191
I second this, it's a very good keyboard. Most people look at it and go "Ew, Microsoft" but it's definitely worth picking up.
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post #5 of 8
I would definitely recommend a mechanical keyboard.

Mechanical keyboards are more expensive, but they have a better feel to them and will last you much longer than a rubber dome.

I would tell you to get Cherry MX Red switches, they rock for gaming. But ultimately you will have to decide what you need the keyboard for.

This board is on sale right now for a nice price:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16823129002

Or if you want a MX Reds I would recommend this one:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16823129006
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CM Storm QuickFire Rapid. ^Like he said.
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post #7 of 8
There a $15 mail-in-rebate for the CM Quick Fire Rapid which bring it down to $51
http://images10.newegg.com/uploadfilesfornewegg/rebate/SH/CoolerMaster23-129-002Dec01Dec3112tt35.pdf

post #8 of 8
cm storm quickfire rapid for the win. Its probably the best keyboard in its price range and competes with keyboards of higher price tag. Some complain about the detachable usb cord being hard to plug in but I consider that a minor issue, what I really had a gripe with was the logos which they got rid of, now only if they had normal texts
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