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More this.

Sometimes I sit down at my computer after using someone else's, I bang out one sentence and then I stop say out loud: "Damn I love this keyboard!"
^ this three smile.gif


...When I first tried my MX brown keyboard I din't think there was anything particularly superb about it but now it feels so bad when I go to school and have to use the cheapy rubber domes in our library.

Haha I don't say how much i love the keyboard out loud but I'll type it while my computer is turned off just so I can feel the vastly superior keys when I get home. Sure... Maybe there is a little bit of a placebo effect after spending 150 on a mechanical board, but after getting use to mechanical switches with don't need to be bottomed out and a thick steal base plate on my keyboard it feel much nicer in my my mind.
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what keyboards use the greens that you can get easily?
 
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what keyboards use the greens that you can get easily?
The CM storm quickfire rapid is what I'd get. It's cheap and no longer has ugly branding everywhere.

I think it's a Filco rebrand.
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The CM storm quickfire rapid is what I'd get. It's cheap and no longer has ugly branding everywhere.

I think it's a Filco rebrand.
Nice. Amazon do sent sell the green ones tho.
 
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post #105 of 136
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The CM storm quickfire rapid is what I'd get. It's cheap and no longer has ugly branding everywhere.

I think it's a Filco rebrand.
Not a Filco rebrand.

Diatec/Filco and CM use the same OEM which is Costar. The QuickFire Rapid is made by Costar, the QuickFire Pro is made by iOne.

A Filco keyboard and a QuickFire Rapid are of much different quality.

Costar also makes Rosewill keyboards.
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Not a Filco rebrand.

A Filco keyboard and a QuickFire Rapid are of much different quality.
hmm, I thought Filco was an OEM. Well, they are made by the same company, regardless.

What exactly is different about the build quality? The quickfire rapid has the same kind of switches and the metal plate they are soldered to.
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hmm, I thought Filco was an OEM. Well, they are made by the same company, regardless.

What exactly is different about the build quality? The quickfire rapid has the same kind of switches and the metal plate they are soldered to.

different branding basically.

where does one get the quickfire rapid? id prefer to go thru newegg or amazon because of free shipping. as far as i saw, amazon dosent carry the quickfire rapid in green flavor.

the quickfire rapid is nowhere to be found, even on CM site they list it as unavailable. mad.gif
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Originally Posted by Art Vanelay View Post

hmm, I thought Filco was an OEM. Well, they are made by the same company, regardless.

What exactly is different about the build quality? The quickfire rapid has the same kind of switches and the metal plate they are soldered to.
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Just saying, Razer BW's (w/ Blues) don't have spacebars with Greens. So they're not always used for spacebars in KB w/ Blues.
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where does one get the quickfire rapid? id prefer to go thru newegg or amazon because of free shipping. as far as i saw, amazon dosent carry the quickfire rapid in green flavor.

the quickfire rapid is nowhere to be found, even on CM site they list it as unavailable. mad.gif
I don't think it's for sale yet. They are going to come out soon, if they are already on the CM store website, though.
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