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[LR] Corsair Announces Vengeance K70 Mechanical Keyboard w/ Backlighting.

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http://www.legitreviews.com/news/15298/
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The new Vengeance K70 gaming keyboard is built on a rugged, brushed, aluminum chassis and features highly responsive Cherry MX Red mechanical switches under every key. The high performance switches combined with the keyboard's 100% anti-ghosted matrix, 20-key rollover and 1000Hz reporting rate provide fast, accurate input for gaming.

Heh, I was just going to buy a new mech keyboard yesterday.
I didn't know Red switches were better for gaming though. thinking.gif
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Looks like they only provide one type of Cherry MX and no Macro Keys. Yet they can justify $129.99.

meh..
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Originally Posted by xentrox View Post

Looks like they only provide one type of Cherry MX and no Macro Keys. Yet they can justify $129.99.

meh..
But hey, it's Corsair so it's worth it (!)
I do like my K90 though, it's very well made and looks great.
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The guy they quoted is delusional. Corsair over deliver? That's hilarious.
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I saw one of these, looked very nice.
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definitely looks nice but the price tag is a bit steep, though still cheap compared to the price tag of the ss 7g which is atrocious considering that ducky boards feel much better.
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Just like the majority of corsair stuff. Overpriced
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Would you guys pick the K70 or the Gigabyte Osmium?
    
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Originally Posted by AndyM95 View Post

But hey, it's Corsair so it's worth it (!)
I do like my K90 though, it's very well made and looks great.

I'm very pleased with mine which I received a few weeks ago. I like it better than any mechanical I've had before. A lot of it has to do with the design and feel of it. The whole brushed aluminum thing really does it for me, as I can't stand the bland look of most of the other boards out there.

I just wish I had been able to get this one, as I hardly ever use the macros and they really take up space. If they had a version without the numpad I would like this even more.
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Originally Posted by Ryld Baenre View Post

The guy they quoted is delusional. Corsair over deliver? That's hilarious.

Given the input they got on the K60 I would call this a bit overkill. It's more of a pared down K90 than a K60 upgrade.
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Originally Posted by frickfrock99 View Post

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http://www.legitreviews.com/news/15298/
Heh, I was just going to buy a new mech keyboard yesterday.
I didn't know Red switches were better for gaming though. thinking.gif

 

 

 

They are not better, it's just personal preferences.


I personally prefer them to the other ''common switches'', but they are by no means superior to black or blues. Some people will argue that it's hard to double tap on blues, but it is debatable.

 

 

 


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Originally Posted by Stay Puft View Post

Just like the majority of corsair stuff. Overpriced
 
130$ is standard for a quality mechanical keyboard. Now it just depend if the K70 meet the quality of Leopolds or Duckies, or if it's just an overpriced piece of junk.

Edited by splinterize - 3/22/13 at 8:09am
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