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I just saw that if i would buy the K90 It would cost 200+ dollar so no thank you =) But the CM Storm Quick Fire Ultimate/Rapid, what about it? It seems totally legit for me =) And many people loved it =D (What's the difference between rapid and ultimate?)
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Originally Posted by Killerlinez View Post

I just saw that if i would buy the K90 It would cost 200+ dollar so no thank you =) But the CM Storm Quick Fire Ultimate/Rapid, what about it? It seems totally legit for me =) And many people loved it =D (What's the difference between rapid and ultimate?)

the k90 is discontinued, so thats why that price was so inflated ( its trash anyway, if you were looking at it, get the k95 instead )
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Corsair K95 with one of my CoolerMaster QuickFire rapids underneath ( with white aftermarket caps )


The QuickFire Rapids ( commonly called QFR for short ) are amazing for the price. Note they are TKL boards, not full size like the ultimate.

They can be had for $70-100 depending on your switch preference, and by far are one of the best entry keyboards, and one of the best for the buck all around.
I've had 4 or 5 now I think.
Pros:
- excellent build quality
- good price
- standard keycap size ( so aftermarket cap kits will fit )
- easily modable ( you can paint them, change the switches, add caps, etc )
- removable/replaceable cable
- has media keys ( though you have to press FN+F12 for volume up for example )
- comes with ps2 adaptor.
- hold their resell value well



The only thing you may miss out on is they are not back lit, but if thats a must, then there is the new QuickFire Rapid-I, which is basically a QFR with backlights and cool lighting modes. ( only comes in mx brown, $150 )

I've never owned an ultimate, so I can't say how good it is. To me ( my opinion ) it seems a bit too 'gamery' for my taste with the pointless cut outs in the plastic. Also note it lacks standard keycap sizes, so like some of the others mentioned, aftermarket caps may not fit )

If you want a cheaper full size, that does not have back lights, then the QuickFire XT is a better option, standard sizes, nice clean layout, and overall a pretty good board ( basically its a full size version of the QFR )


( my quickfire XT, heavily modded though )


If you can bump your budget up, and are still wanting a full size back lit board, the Ducky Shine 3 would be the best bet for a full size backlit board that isn't skipping in quality. ($140-150 ) comes in multiple switch options, and led color options, so you have lots of options going with one of those. There is also a cheaper ducky, that is backlit and is around $100, though does not feature the lighting options that the Shine3 has.
Edited by Jixr - 5/16/14 at 1:28pm
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Everybody has different opinions and my opinion is that the CM Storm Quickfire Ultimate is looking to good to be a keyboard! And the thing is, Here in Sweden, all keyboards are Nordic layout so the shift button for example would have to be smaller =) And the Ducky Shine is still to much for me... (I'm just 13 D= ) So I'll wait with the Ducky =) But 2 questions left, What do you love most, Brown or Red switches. And for the second, don't think I'll go for the Corsair keyboards, not enough for me =/ But what's the problem with the CM Storm QFU?
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nothings wrong with it, I ( personal opinion ) just don't like the look of it that much.


Browns and reds ( again, my opinion )

I like reds over browns. though either way you go they are both nice.
One thing I did notice, with reds, for the first week I had it I made quite a bit of spelling errors since they are so light to the touch and have little resistance. I found myself typing letters out of order until I got used to it.

Though Browns are probably the safer option, since they don't feel too different from a traditional cheaper keyboard.
Edited by Jixr - 5/16/14 at 2:10pm
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As far as I am aware there is absolutely no problem with the QFU, everyone just goes by their own opinion and user experience, personally I have used a friend's QFU (with MX Greens) and it was a very quality board. I've also used a different friend's K90 and the not-fully mechanical bit of it really pissed me off. Going from pressing a mechanical switch to rubber domes in under a second is really annoying.
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Ok, thank you for everything and excuse me from my annoyingness =/

But, what about the Steelseries 7G? (or 6Gv2). The only thing people complains about is the layout, (the left shift key for example) but what's so "bad" about it?
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Steelseries just has a bad reputation in some areas, but the people that like their stuff tend to love it, personally I can't stand their stuff. I don't really know why, but I don't like the look of any of it (except maybe a white Steelseries Siberia V2)
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Edited by Killerlinez - 5/17/14 at 3:18am
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I can't comment on any of them, however out of my personal opinion, the one I would go for based on looks is the QPAD. Maybe someone else has used these boards and can give some better input than myself.
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