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Okay i think im done with a crappy Logitech wireless keyboard/mouse bundle its horrible. Does anyone know of a low-priced keyboard and mouse for gaming? I dont mean low price like budget price, just not mechanical prices tongue.gif

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A very good mouse that you could probably look at is the G400 or MX-518. Both are priced around the $45-$50 mark and are awesome gaming mice.

For a keyboard, sorry can't help you there since I prefer to use a Mechanical Kayboard (Cherry MX Black) and the cheapest ones are around $60-$70. biggrin.gif

Seriously though, I regret not jumping on the mechanical keyboard scene earlier. My Cherry MX Blacks just make regular keyboards feel so cheap and crappy. thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by mark_thaddeus View Post

Seriously though, I regret not jumping on the mechanical keyboard scene earlier. My Cherry MX Blacks just make regular keyboards feel so cheap and crappy. thumb.gif

+1

Look into mechanical keyboards and try them out locally if you can. They are a HUGE leap in quality as far as switches go. And if you go with a brand like Ducky, Filco, DAS etc. you will notice the entire board is quality material.

This is a good place to start: http://www.overclock.net/t/491752/mechanical-keyboard-guide
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Ive heard mech ones are the best but are they worth double the money would you say? The CM quickfire looks pretty hot
Edited by Buxty - 5/30/13 at 6:21pm
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Ive heard mech ones are the best but are they worth double the money would you say? The CM quickfire looks pretty hot

"Best" is a very strong word. I wouldn't say they are the right keyboard for everyone. But I think it wise if people consider them and try them out for themselves before buying any keyboard.

They are priced high because of their durability. Cherry MX switches are rated at 50 million key strokes, 5 times higher than any membrane board. Not to mention you get to choose the switch that is right for you.
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Ah that makes sense, i should probably look into mech ones first then see if id rather go temporarily membrane or straight up mech.
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