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post #11 of 24
that gif... its like the topre users description or feeling while typing--- "typing on boobies"
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post #12 of 24
Not sure if this mechanical bump is worth bottoming out my wallet
post #13 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by spuppy View Post

It's not new, but the fact that you can actually buy them is relatively new.

You can't really compare these rubber domes to standard rubber domes in a $20 logitech. Totally different

BTW Cooler Master will be using these switches in the Novatouch, so that should be cool. First time Topre switches will be in a gaming oriented KB. They will use Cherry MX compatible keycaps too thumb.gif

I have a Topre bought in the USA that is at least 5 years old now. Where did you get the idea that you couldn't buy them? Elitekeyboards has had realforce boards for ages.
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post #14 of 24

Heh; hey look my Topre RealForce 87u that's like ~2.5 years old now O.o
    
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post #15 of 24
Lovin my Topre. 55g isn't new.
 
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post #16 of 24
$235?

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Yeah, no. I'm sticking with my IBM Model M.

This thing has been through hell and back and it's still works perfectly. thumb.gif
post #17 of 24
Yea not really new afaik, but still I'd like to get my hands on one some day.

Also I'd presume they're more similar to MX Clears (55g) than Browns really.
I preferred those for typing to browns, but didn't really like them at all for gaming.
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post #18 of 24
I don't get the whole mechanical keyboard hype. Sure they feel cool, but I couldn't justify spending $80+ on a keyboard when I could be adding another hard drive to my PC, or upgrading my CPU cooler, or buying more RAM, etc.
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post #19 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by f0rteOC View Post

I don't get the whole mechanical keyboard hype. Sure they feel cool, but I couldn't justify spending $80+ on a keyboard when I could be adding another hard drive to my PC, or upgrading my CPU cooler, or buying more RAM, etc.

I don't get this whole computer upgrade hype. Sure, those custom computers look cool, with their 480 rads lined with Rainbow LEDs, hyper fast SSDs, and new fangled motherboards but I can't justify spending 80+$ on them when I could be buying an amazing feeling keyboard that will last me through the nuclear winter....

Besides, I could have sworn this was Keyboardoverboard.net
post #20 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by f0rteOC View Post

I don't get the whole mechanical keyboard hype. Sure they feel cool, but I couldn't justify spending $80+ on a keyboard when I could be adding another hard drive to my PC, or upgrading my CPU cooler, or buying more RAM, etc.

The same logic could be used as a reason to not buy anything. Why buy a new video card when I can use the same money on tires for my car? Why buy tires for my car when I can use that money on bus fairs? etc

Sometimes, people buy things just because they want them, or because they are a better long term investment for their lifestyle.
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