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So what i've heard is good is the CM Storm Quick Fire Rapid (i have the quick fire pro in reds)

However, after trying the blues at a friend, i enjoyed it, not only for typing but in the gaming department as well, i have no clue why but it felt like the force to push was a bit more and i enjoyed that whole click and clack feeling, which makes me believe i would possibly enjoy it more while gaming starcraft 2.Also, I love waking up people in the radius of 5 km because i'm hammering my keyboard.

Joke aside. So the main problem i have here is availability of keyboards, that's why it's difficult for me to make a decent purchase :-(.

The cm storm quick fire rapid (reds are available in my country).
Sadly i couldn't find any blue switches. The only possible solution i could find to consider would be the CM Storm quick fire TK (blue switch)

I know the rapid's quality is good, what about the TKs, anything worth noting here - As good, or worse? Not recommendable? I honestly had a look at the ducky keyboards as well, they LOOK drop dead gorgeous,i would be willing to pay up to 130 euro for those, however, availability once again is negligible. So really i'm not left with many choices i feel.

So to the people out there, how's the TK? If you have any mx blue cherry keyboard to recommend, which ones would they be? I have limited experience with quality in this department so i welcome any feedback in this case


I hope i don't get bashed for this, but i read upon the razer deathadder tournament edition as well, it is said to have improved quality wise, but meh, the only thing i believe in when it comes to death adder is their deathadder



yeah so in short i guess:
Can't find CM storm quick fire rapid in blue switches - however, i could order quick fire TK (blue switches) - Is the deathadder ultimate edition any good? Are the TK and Deathadder too horrible so that yo would you recommend any other blue switch keyboard to me in the 100 euro range.
post #2 of 8
The QuickFire TK is a good product, it's like the Rapid but it adds a numpad.
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I have the quickfire tk red switches.

I like it very much, the numpad and control keys on the same caps could be annoying but i don`t use those nuber keys.
It`s durable, well made, great lighting and cheap, i definitly would recomend it over black widow.
I would say compare blue and red switches because it comes down to preference, i like reds for gaming.

You can`t go wrong with a TK
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I have the quickfire tk red switches.

I like it very much, the numpad and control keys on the same caps could be annoying but i don`t use those nuber keys.
It`s durable, well made, great lighting and cheap, i definitly would recomend it over black widow.
I would say compare blue and red switches because it comes down to preference, i like reds for gaming.

You can`t go wrong with a TK

Yeah, to be honest i have a red cm storm quickfire pro and i feel as though the switches are almost too soft for my liking. I like having something more harder to mash on when playing sc2 for some awkward reason. Also i feel like i miss click A LOT even when playing sc2. I can just hope the blue is the way to go, i tested it at a friend's place and i enjoyed it. And i didn't like the click feeling.

Thanks for help guys.

edit: also thinking of possibly ordering the brown. It's weekend anyway so i have enough time to make my decision. Haha
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i have the cm storm quick fire black keys

but nothing feels the same after playing on my buddy's blackwidow
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post #6 of 8
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Originally Posted by Spectre- View Post

i have the cm storm quick fire black keys

but nothing feels the same after playing on my buddy's blackwidow

What do you mean? because of the blue switches?
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What do you mean? because of the blue switches?

i dont know it just had a better feel to it
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i dont know it just had a better feel to it

It's funny because the blues i tried were on the exact same keyboard. Haha! (black widow).iprobably you're more into the blue switches as well. i I feel so slouchy playing on the reds in rts games (sc2).

But yes, as they say, different people different preferences, maybe you ought to give the blue mx cherry a try.

I didn't notice how drop dead gorgeous the Cm Storm quick fire tk looks until ii've seen this video
Edited by Shadeh - 11/23/13 at 7:55am
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