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which is the better keyboard, a corair k60 or a ducky 9088 shine 2? I would get the ducky in black switches i've found the reds on my corsair to be too light.
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Having owned a K60, it's kind of garbage-y. I was disappointed Corsair would associate their name with it. The steel unibody was sexy, but the keys themselves are smaller than standard keyboard keys so it was easier to typo on reds, and the keyboard isn't 100% mechanical. 

 

If you really like the Corsair, wait for the K70 to hit stores. Otherwise, buy a Ducky, Filco, or Metadot. 

 

Another thing to keep in mind is that the Corsair's are half the price of "real" mechanical keyboard brand names. In my opinion, you get what you pay for. 

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I'm using a Shine 2 and couldn't be happier with it. The build quality is a lot better than that of the K60. if you are interested in the Corsair ones then just wait for the K70 like Gridiron said.

Personally, I think the Ducky is the better keyboard after having tried both of them. There is however quite a large price difference so you do have to take that into a consideration.
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To be clear, i already have a k60, it's pretty good.
My friend Is going to buy my k60 so i have the chance to upgrade or get a new one.
they're the same price on PCCaseGear, so it's whichever is better.
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Originally Posted by Noskcaj View Post

To be clear, i already have a k60, it's pretty good.
My friend Is going to buy my k60 so i have the chance to upgrade or get a new one.
they're the same price on PCCaseGear, so it's whichever is better.


Oh okay that changes everything. In that case I would go with the Ducky. It is the better keyboard really. Better features, nicer build quality and it has all mechanical keys instead of a combo of rubber dome and mechanical.
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Oh okay that changes everything. In that case I would go with the Ducky. It is the better keyboard really. Better features, nicer build quality and it has all mechanical keys instead of a combo of rubber dome and mechanical.
ok, thanks
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