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MX Blues aren't popular? Alrighty then.
I love typing on blues but I don't care to game on them, it's a lot of work.
 
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Glad you liked it! And yes, the logo isn't for everyone, but I personally think as long as it's not extremely prominent, then it's fine.

I'm not sure what would make it stick out more, etching it across the entire top of the board and having Red flashing LED illuminating it? I understand you can't go too harsh on some things, but, we all know the thing sticks out in a bad way.

The logo cheapens it. The fact that it looks like it's printed on paper cheapens it. I could deal with the logo, more or less if it didn't look like it was glued on there.

As tempted as I am by the keyboard, that sticker looking logo keeps my wallet stashed away. I guess I should thank Corsair for that since it's saving me money.

*I like how the logo is missing from the picture of the keyboard on the front and back of the box. thumb.gif
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post #73 of 125
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My point was it's a single, relatively small logo, unlike some boards:




And the logo is glued on there.
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Fair enough, though at least the makers of those boards had the decency to integrate their logos into the board and not have it look like something that was added last minute. Having a logo that's glued onto a $170 board is questionable if you ask me.

I guess it could be argued that it's removable that way, but, having to remove it wouldn't be a issue if it looked like it was meant to be on the board instead of glued on.

Thanks for the review.
     
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As mentioned in the review, the reason why you might think it looks out of place is that it also doubles as something to cover an otherwise unsightly case screw, and making some sort of logo plate that snapped into place would mean having to redesign that section of the board.
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The removable logo is actually a blessing in disguise. You can carefully remove the metal sheet and replace it with a customized "logo" of your own. It's really easy to remove and it's not all that expensive to have one made. smile.gif
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It is easy to remove, the only issue is I don't see any way of removing it without bending it, which can be annoying if you ever wanted to use that logo again.
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I'm not sure what would make it stick out more, etching it across the entire top of the board and having Red flashing LED illuminating it? I understand you can't go too harsh on some things, but, we all know the thing sticks out in a bad way.

The logo cheapens it. The fact that it looks like it's printed on paper cheapens it. I could deal with the logo, more or less if it didn't look like it was glued on there.

As tempted as I am by the keyboard, that sticker looking logo keeps my wallet stashed away. I guess I should thank Corsair for that since it's saving me money.

*I like how the logo is missing from the picture of the keyboard on the front and back of the box. thumb.gif
I think they did it to allow it to be removed?
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I think they did it to allow it to be removed?

From the way it looks they built the keyboards before having the logo ready and then glued them on there.

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As mentioned in the review, the reason why you might think it looks out of place is that it also doubles as something to cover an otherwise unsightly case screw, and making some sort of logo plate that snapped into place would mean having to redesign that section of the board.

That sounds like poor design and planning. Considering some of the other issues I've seen with Corsair products this doesn't surprise me.
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I just received my Brown switch K70 RGB yesterday, a great unit and setting up lighting effects is much easier than many users and reviews report http://files.overclock.net/images/smilies/thumb.gif

It is a unit with the new gaming logo, to be honest the logo looks a lot like the Zerg Gaurdian from the first Starcraft games:

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