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The 710+ has brown switches not black and they also have O-rings to quiet the key presses.
that is totally irrevelant to the topic, thanks for correcting me but that didnt awnser my question
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post #12 of 19
True however based on the topic title of the thread the Logitech 710+ is a viable option. Also the Thermaltake Meka G1 Unit Illuminated, however it does use Cherry Black.
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True however based on the topic title of the thread the Logitech 710+ is a viable option. Also the Thermaltake Meka G1 Unit Illuminated, however it does use Cherry Black.
yeah the logitech i would buy instantly if it had blue switches
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Unless you are willing to settle with one color of back lightning, although adjustable on a precise scale (1% steps), Razer BlackWidow is out of the question too. It has macro keys, although only 5 dedicated (however you can map every single key, in the different states, or with other key modifiers) and cherry blues. The colors are blue and green, depending whether it's the 2013 edition or not. A big pro for the 2013 edition (green) is that the keyboard isn't glossy.
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post #15 of 19
Given that they are releasing the K70 with Blue and Brown switches, I think there is a very, very good chance that we will see versions of the K95 in the future with both brown and blue switches. If that happens, that'd be your best bet I think, as the backlighting and macros on the K95 are excellent (above and beyond the fact that the keyboard looks incredible to begin with).
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post #16 of 19
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CM Storm Trigger has MX Blues and Macro keys.

Another vote from CM storm Tiger. It is an awesome keyboard for the price.
post #17 of 19
The new BlackWidow 2013. Has 5 macro keys, theres a backlit version and has cherry mx blue.
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The new BlackWidow 2013. Has 5 macro keys, theres a backlit version and has cherry mx blue.
im sorry but i will never buy a razer product
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post #19 of 19
^ that seems pretty ignorant but it's your prerogative.

Your choices are limited. The only two choices that are said to be avail (but may not necc be) are cm and razer keyboards already mentioned. The CM one is hard to find from etailers I find.

I need 12 macro keys and I've gone with mx black/red on the gunit - white backlight and 12 keys.

http://ncix.com/products/?sku=82019&vpn=KB-MGU006USH&manufacture=Tt%20eSports%20by%20Thermaltake
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