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This is probably going to go ignored but here's an awesome suggestion to all gamers out there

The Thermaltake Meka G-unit is a fantastic mechanical keyboard to work with, I've only just recently just bought it and it is fantastic at everything I throw at it.

It has Cherry MX red switches and lighting on certain parts (WASD, arrows, numpad. space, shift and control) with 12 macro keys, media keys, 3 profiles and extra ports are built into it such as 2x USB ports and line-in and -out. The UI for the macro's is a little tedious but an all out awesome board.
Also for a very competitive price

If you like the board you can recommend it to be added to the list via the form in the OP. smile.gif
post #82 of 305
I'm going to post in this thread so that it will be bumped up and people can start recommending and start seeing which keyboards OCNers recommend the most:

Cherry MX Brown:
CM Storm Quickfire

Cherry MX Blue:
Ducky OCN TKL or Filco Majestouch 2 TKL Ducky OCN TKL (Click to show)

Cherry MX Red:
Corsair K70 (Only reds I have bought) Corsair K70 (Click to show)

I personally tried all of these, the CM storm belonging to my older brother though. I personally love the Ducky OCN TKL and it has lasted me well over 2 years but I passed it onto my dad for his server room (perfect size)! Filco still works and I use it whenever I don't want to use my new K70. My main keyboard is the K70 which I personally love because it has everything I want other than the fact it is a full-size keyboard. I personally like TKL's better but if you're looking for a Cherry MX Red keyboard and you don't want to order one online (Filco/Ducky/Anything else), then it should be available to you at your local PC retail shop (Fry's, NCIX, MicroCenter).
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Great thread, thank you and congrats to the OP!
Has anyone here ever tried the Ozone Strike, which comes with black switches that can give his opinion?
I bougth one yesterday, seemed like a good option for the price and was one of the only two choises I had in my country´s layout (along with the steelseries G7). I am coming from a cheap membrane keyboard, and while it looks and feels great I get really tired while gaming/typing...is this normal and will it get better with time?





Cheers
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Great thread, thank you and congrats to the OP!
Has anyone here ever tried the Ozone Strike, which comes with black switches that can give his opinion?
I bougth one yesterday, seemed like a good option for the price and was one of the only two choises I had in my country´s layout (along with the steelseries G7). I am coming from a cheap membrane keyboard, and while it looks and feels great I get really tired while gaming/typing...is this normal and will it get better with time?





Cheers

 

 

It's a standard Costar keyboard with all the extra's besides backlighting. Better built than the 6Gv2 & 7G (slightly) and equal to the Celeritas as well as the Meka G1.

The Meka G1 & OZONE Strike are actually the same board slide the branding.

 

That price on it for the EU is great.

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It's a standard Costar keyboard with all the extra's besides backlighting. Better built than the 6Gv2 & 7G (slightly) and equal to the Celeritas as well as the Meka G1.
The Meka G1 & OZONE Strike are actually the same board slide the branding.

That price on it for the EU is great.
Thanks for that explanation.I think it's a quality product. You think we will adapt to the strength needed to use it?
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Thanks for that explanation.I think it's a quality product. You think we will adapt to the strength needed to use it?

 

Yeah, my first mech switch over was the Model M and I got used to it after awhile. 

 

Then I bought an MX-Black board, and it was slightly lighter and it wasn't an issue for me. Then I switched to an MX-Clear board, which was more in line with the Model M but I like it more than the MX-Blacks because it's tactile as well as the Model M since it's quieter. 

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Filco Majestouch 2 or Ducky Shine II? I'm going to get mx blues in tkl form but cannot decide out of thse two. Any suggestions?
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Blue switches on Filco feel superb. I have a Ducky but it's brown, and while it feels great I still prefer the blues on the Filco. The keys and switches on the Filco are very solid, it doesn't feel loose and flimsy like say the 1st gen Blackwidow.
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post #89 of 305
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Filco Majestouch 2 or Ducky Shine II? I'm going to get mx blues in tkl form but cannot decide out of thse two. Any suggestions?

Depends if you really want backlighting or not and whether you like Cherry stabilisers.
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just switched from a CM Storm Trigger to a K70 - decided to stay on MX Reds and just learn to type more accurately

surprisingly, they feel nearly the same
- Wrist rest of the K70 is a bit shallow; the Trigger's was a bit better here
- I (gladly) gave up macro keys/functionality for media keys/volume wheel
- Can't beat quality aluminum construction (one of my pet peeves - plastic on practically everything for computer parts)
- But surprisingly, they feel nearly the exact same to type

I'm happier, but mainly by personal preference of giving up macro keys/software for media keys. I like that the K70 is a plug/play without drivers - I just want my keyboard to be a keyboard
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