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post #1 of 13
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Hi all,
I have a question for all you keyboard expert gamers here! I really want to have a mechanical keyboard but we don't have so many choices here in my country and the choices are expensive:
1- Logitech g710+ which is 127$+VAT in my country
2-Thermaltake tt esports meka g unit which is 123$+VAT here

No other option for cheaper mechanical keyboards. So I think about buying a non-mechanical gaming keyboard options. By the way, I spend my time gaming 2 hour a day at most (average 1h a day - Diablo III). Don't have much time to gaming anymore. I don't wanna spend that money for 1h gaming in average at all. So my question is:
Can I see any improvement in my Diablo III gaming experience if I change my current keyboard (Logitech mk250 keyboard) with Logitech G105 gaming keyboard ? or isn't it worth it to go for that change? Thanks in advance.

P.S: I already have Logitech G700 mouse, so don't offer me to change my mouse for any improvement.
Edited by ErdincIntel - 12/17/13 at 6:24am
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post #2 of 13
I had a Logitech G110 and as far as rubber domes go it didn't feel too bad. A big bonus is the backlit keys, I wouldn't have a keyoard without backlit keys now!
Do you think you'll actually use the macro keys?
Logitech make nice peripherals and I don't think you'd regret buying it, personally.
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post #3 of 13
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I didn't use macro keys on keyboard or mouse so far but I think it could be useful in Diablo III. So far I used several logitech keyboards and mice and always had nice opinion of their products. You have any model to suggest on your mind? (although I am curious if I would find them)
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I had the Logitech G110, it's pretty big but has handy media keys and good backlit keys
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post #5 of 13
The G105 might be an improvement with better anti-ghosting. Plus the macro keys might come in handy as mentioned above.

But as with any peripheral upgrade, it can only do so much so don't expect any miracles. biggrin.gif
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post #6 of 13
You could always try the Microsoft Sidewinder X4. That keyboard allows for many simultaneous keystrokes (26 claimed, 18 tested). I have the X6 and it's a solid non-mechanical keyboard and it has red LED backlighting.
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Personally I would pay that much for mechanical. Prices are high here too but I don't regret getting a mechanical keyboard at all tongue.gif
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Originally Posted by KrazyKap View Post

Personally I would pay that much for mechanical. Prices are high here too but I don't regret getting a mechanical keyboard at all tongue.gif

Agreed - You'll never go back to a rubberdome after owning a mechanical
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I don't have any options. So would you recommend Logitech G710+? Anyone experienced it? And I couldn't find the info about switches in it. I think it's other than cherrys? I read somewhere that they need 45g force to push. That keyboard worth it (125$+VAT)? I don't wanna spend that much and own a bad mechanical keyboard. Come on experts, your opinions please? smile.gif

Edit: They are cherry browns in Logitech G710+
Anyone experienced gaming with cherry browns and any thoughts?
Edited by ErdincIntel - 12/18/13 at 7:33am
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post #10 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by ErdincIntel View Post

I don't have any options. So would you recommend Logitech G710+? Anyone experienced it? And I couldn't find the info about switches in it. I think it's other than cherrys? I read somewhere that they need 45g force to push. That keyboard worth it (125$+VAT)? I don't wanna spend that much and own a bad mechanical keyboard. Come on experts, your opinions please? smile.gif

Edit: They are cherry browns in Logitech G710+
Anyone experienced gaming with cherry browns and any thoughts?

It's quite a well liked keyboard from what I've heard, and brown switches are a great mix of everything, not too soft or too heavy, not too loud, and have a tactile bump, all great for a first mech keyboard smile.gif
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