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Overall, the Deck Hassium Pro and Francium Pro are fantastic Cherry MX keyboards, and as far as typing feel goes, they show off these switches in the best possible light. If you can overlook the font and don’t need to use the backlighting features, these are both great keyboards, and easy to recommend, price notwithstanding.

Deck Hassium Pro & Francium Pro Review @ HCW
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Super horrible font.
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Super horrible font.
Agreed. Deck make nice keyboards but this just looks ergh, those keycaps would have to be swapped out for sure.
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I was looking at both of these keyboards with a friend this weekend and they seem really nice but I can't stand the font' on the keys. I realize you could change them out but...
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Agreed. Deck make nice keyboards but this just looks ergh, those keycaps would have to be swapped out for sure.

I agree, that font is hideous, and for the cost of a deck you shouldn't have to go out an get new keycaps from the start. They should really think about doing a blank key model if that's their signature font.
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Yeah, italics is a strange choice for a keyboard typeface...
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You guys are way too picky about keyboards. tongue.gif Its something you'll glance at now and again when you're typing, but its not something you'll be staring at constantly. redface.gif
     
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thats kinde cool but I live in the UK...
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You guys are way too picky about keyboards. tongue.gif Its something you'll glance at now and again when you're typing, but its not something you'll be staring at constantly. redface.gif
A lot of people (myself included) collect and customise keyboards as a hobby. I look at my keyboard way more often than I look at the inside of my PC, and I've spent money making sure that looks nice. I don't even have a windowed side panel. tongue.gif
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You guys are way too picky about keyboards. tongue.gif Its something you'll glance at now and again when you're typing, but its not something you'll be staring at constantly. redface.gif
A lot of people (myself included) collect and customise keyboards as a hobby. I look at my keyboard way more often than I look at the inside of my PC, and I've spent money making sure that looks nice. I don't even have a windowed side panel. tongue.gif

CPU/GPU plaques I can understand, but keyboards? You really got me there. I don't think windows matter unless you got some sweet watercooling to show off whats going on. tongue.gif
     
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Super horrible font.

They only had over 200,000 to choose from, we're lucky it's even an English font. biggrin.gif


Now here's a nice looking font crisp, clear, concise, umm and an Aquaero 6 thrown in for good measure.


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