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How about the old Dell AT102-W boards? Bucking spring action and less than $35 in many cases.

Thanks but I prefer the new ones though.
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because they are crappy I owned two Trigger and TK right now. and do you know how long CM took to replace my broken Trigger? two months yes two months. CM is the same list now as ASUS bad CS.

Oh ok. Crappy in terms of what? Why do most people recommend it?
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Oh ok. Crappy in terms of what? Why do most people recommend it?

because its the keyboard most people have tried. CM being a big name in the business as well. My experience with it in store wasn't the best but that's my preference at the least.


edit: as well as the fact that in the U.S its the most common mechanical keyboard on sale
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Thanks but I prefer the new ones though.
Oh ok. Crappy in terms of what? Why do most people recommend it?

Because you're asking for bang for buck. I don't think anyone here is calling it the best keyboard, but it's a great price with a great selection of switches to choose from.
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because its the keyboard most people have tried. CM being a big name in the business as well. My experience with it in store wasn't the best but that's my preference at the least.


edit: as well as the fact that in the U.S its the most common mechanical keyboard on sale

Fair enough.
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Because you're asking for bang for buck. I don't think anyone here is calling it the best keyboard, but it's a great price with a great selection of switches to choose from.

Ok. Let's say my budget then is from average to a little bit high, so I can already remove the CM's from my choices. Is it worth it to go with all PBT keys?
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the new corsair K70. I was in the same situation as you 2 weeks ago. I do not regret getting it. It is fully mechanical meaning every single key. It is my first mechanical keyboard and It surpassed my expectations. Full led back-lighting and you can program what keys you want lit. 3 levels of brightness. plus a windows lock button so if you are gaming and hit a windows key you dont exit:D. comes with specially textured keys that you can replace the WASD and 1-6 if you are gaming. Has a Usb pass through also . It comes in two colors:
All black with red LED's: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16823816010
or
Blue LED's with silver backplate: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16823816005
Amazon has some better images :http://www.amazon.com/Corsair-Vengeance-Mechanical-Gaming-Keyboard/dp/B00CD1FC6G/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1369261197&sr=8-1&keywords=k70

I love this keyboard to death NO REGRETS whatsoever
hope this helped

CHERRY MX RED KEYS BTW they make a nice clacky sound on the keyboard when you type. They arent silent they clack on the metal backplate.
If not this then the k90 or k95 smile.gif
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the new corsair K70. I was in the same situation as you 2 weeks ago. I do not regret getting it. It is fully mechanical meaning every single key. It is my first mechanical keyboard and It surpassed my expectations. Full led back-lighting and you can program what keys you want lit. 3 levels of brightness. plus a windows lock button so if you are gaming and hit a windows key you dont exit:D. comes with specially textured keys that you can replace the WASD and 1-6 if you are gaming. Has a Usb pass through also . It comes in two colors:
All black with red LED's: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16823816010
or
Blue LED's with silver backplate: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16823816005
Amazon has some better images :http://www.amazon.com/Corsair-Vengeance-Mechanical-Gaming-Keyboard/dp/B00CD1FC6G/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1369261197&sr=8-1&keywords=k70

I love this keyboard to death NO REGRETS whatsoever
hope this helped

CHERRY MX RED KEYS BTW they make a nice clacky sound on the keyboard when you type. They arent silent they clack on the metal backplate.
If not this then the k90 or k95 smile.gif

Thanks mate. Though I really am convinced that cherry mx brown keys would be better for me. Considering that this is your first mechanical keyboard, I think you should also try brown keys and compare the difference. I feel that the k70 is one hell of a keyboard but they have red keys.
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My friend has a brown i've typed on it before. It prefer the Reds since its linear and easy to press. Thats just my opinion though. Your the one in debate here tongue.gif you get what you feel is best. Id like it if corsair gave customizable switch options.
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My friend has a brown i've typed on it before. It prefer the Reds since its linear and easy to press. Thats just my opinion though. Your the one in debate here tongue.gif you get what you feel is best. Id like it if corsair gave customizable switch options.

Fair enough. When you say linear, what do you exactly mean?
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when you press down the key its just goes straight down. there is no click stating that the key has been registered. On a brown it has a small click when it registers then it can bottom out.
here check out this http://www.overclock.net/t/491752/mechanical-keyboard-guide
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Fair enough. When you say linear, what do you exactly mean?

I just posted a comparison based on my first impressions.
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