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Sounds like the U9GBL.
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Sounds like the U9GBL.
Eh still using the wrong switches and still using the half-assed method of media keys. In fact replacing the right windows key is worse IMO because now you cant hit the "media keys" with a single hand... atleast not with small hands like most young "13375@U53" gamers who are going to badger their parents into buying these things..... or more importantly... me (why, why am i cursed with tiny hands? x.x)

Besides, they're lacking the marketing gimmick. logi has their little screens. razer has their "synapse" and associated sillyness. Xarmor has... umm... NKRO? I mean yeah its a better selling point but most people who actually understand it arnt going for a gaming board to begin with. We need a GIMMICK!
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Eh still using the wrong switches and still using the half-assed method of media keys. In fact replacing the right windows key is worse IMO because now you cant hit the "media keys" with a single hand... atleast not with small hands like most young "13375@U53" gamers who are going to badger their parents into buying these things..... or more importantly... me (why, why am i cursed with tiny hands? x.x)

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I think the GBL has (will have) browns . It sounds like a good choice if xarmor gets their quality control under control.
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Any thoughts on the Razer mechanical boards? Sorry if this has been mentioned or not.
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Any thoughts on the Razer mechanical boards? Sorry if this has been mentioned or not.
It has, but I'll humor you .

The base model is pretty cheap. Hard not to recommend for the price. Drawback is the blue switches may not be the best choice for gaming, and also locks up on some key combinations. There's a few reviews posted up here in the keyboards section, check them out.
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I have read some reviews just looking for some owner input perhaps. I do agree about the price.
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I went to MC to check out mechanical keyboards. And I had to ask 4 guys about them, none knew what I was talking about. Finally another walks up a says they have 2 different ones, and turns out only one in stock. I looked just like my POS inland keyboard, and didnt feel much different. Why couldnt they have a display where I could check out the different keys??

Where can I go to check out mechanical keyboards?? I think I would like the blues, but I just wanna make sure they are not to loud.
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post #10438 of 14567
You can't ask them if they have mechanicals, that's too complicated for people who work in electronics stores. You have to ask if they have the steelseries 6g/7g, or the blackwidow. Those are the boards they would be most likely to have.
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I will try that next time Crazy9000. Sad to think I may know more than some of them. Even when I dont claim to know much.

I was reading the posts in the page after I posted and seen you were talking about the U9GBL. Sad to hear about the problems with those boards. I have been set on getting one since Phaedrus2129 made his discount giveaway thread. I hope they get their act together this February, so I can buy myself a B-day present and get the MX Browns.

Anyone think they will have their act together before they release the next board??
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I will try that next time Crazy9000. Sad to think I may know more than some of them. Even when I dont claim to know much.

I was reading the posts in the page after I posted and seen you were talking about the U9GBL. Sad to hear about the problems with those boards. I have been set on getting one since Phaedrus2129 made his discount giveaway thread. I hope they get their act together this February, so I can buy myself a B-day present and get the MX Browns.

Anyone think they will have their act together before they release the next board??
Eh they seem hit or miss. if you really want one, order it. If something goes wrong RMA. They are very good with support atleast, people are just lazy with returning keyboards for RMA (especially if they dont have a spare).
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