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post #11 of 54
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(The cheap basic cherry model is less than £20)

Cheap chiclet k/b vs said Cherry vs X4 vs Tt Challenger (although w/o macro or lighting or ghosting I don't see what's so gaming about the non pro version)

I think I'll end up with the X4 unless I can try it out and if i dont like it...

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post #12 of 54
Not really sure why everyone thinks all mechanical keyboards are ugly beige and grey things made by IBM with buckling springs that sound like gunshots going off, but hey, if you guys wanna live in ignorance, be my guest.
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post #13 of 54
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I don't think they're 'ugly'... But they're too loud, expensive, and I've heard they're quite hard to type on when not gaming.


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post #14 of 54
Just get an Mx cherry red switch, It's like typing on air. It will also outlast any rubber-dome keyboard since it can do 50,000,000 key strokes per key. Red switch is one of the most expensive ones to manufacture so it comes with a premium but you can get a deal on like a Rosewill or a Cooler Master Storm Quickfire for around ~£60.
post #15 of 54
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Originally Posted by mehta23 View Post

I don't think they're 'ugly'... But they're too loud, expensive, and I've heard they're quite hard to type on when not gaming.


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Not sure what gives you that impression. There are plenty of mechanicals that are quieter than any rubber dome, and any of them are easier to type on, aside from perhaps unmodified MX Blacks for people with weak fingers. There are a few pretty decent ones I know of off the top of my head that are even cheaper than the rubber dome "gaming" boards in the OP.
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post #16 of 54
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Really? Can you link me to them please?

I'm impressions came from a comparison video of someone typing on a standard k/b and then a mechanical. Also, I've read in some forum posts that mechanical were harder to type one.
post #17 of 54
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Really? Can you link me to them please?

I'm impressions came from a comparison video of someone typing on a standard k/b and then a mechanical. Also, I've read in some forum posts that mechanical were harder to type one.

There are a LOT of them, can you specify what you would like me to show you exactly?
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post #18 of 54
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The quiet mechanical keyboards cheaper than £50. I'll keep the look out for Cherry Black's :-P

I'm guessing there won't be any slim/laptop like mechanical keyboards (although there is that Razer one)

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post #19 of 54
Mechanical keys kick ass. I have a sidewinder and I wish I would be got a mechanical.
post #20 of 54
I'm pulling the trigger on 1 of these 3 tonight : CM QFR £57 Blacks, Razor Tournament Stealth Browns £54 or Blackwidow 2013 edition Blues £54..all good prices especially the Blackwidow 2013...
Just got to decide what's best for me...

just giving you other option..
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