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Originally Posted by Tator Tot View Post
While I've yet to try a Model F; I can say that I like my MX-Clears more than Buckling Springs for overall use.

The BS's are nice for typing, but clears are much better for a general sense.
It's lighter (60-65g vs 65-70g), smoother and more tactile than the Model M's buckling spring mechanism. It's also capacitive, which means NKRO and virtual indestructibility.

The Model Fs themselves are also built like tanks. They make the Ms feel like toys. Unfortunately, the only readily PC-compatible one has a rather odd layout.

Haven't tried Clears, I'm not sure if I'd like them from what I hear. I'm playing around with a Black switch KBC Poker, and they're surprisingly pleasant to type on, despite the reputation they have.
Edited by ch_123 - 3/4/11 at 2:39pm
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I'm debating between the Razer Black Widow Ultimate and the Steelseries 7G.

I'll be doing an equal amount of typing and gaming.
I can get both for about the same price.
I have never used a mechanical keyboard.

Thanks for your help
    
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Out of curiosity, how much are you getting them for? The BW seems to have some QA issues, and I hear of people with dead Steelseries 6/7s every now and then.
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Out of curiosity, how much are you getting them for? The BW seems to have some QA issues, and I hear of people with dead Steelseries 6/7s every now and then.
around about £110
    
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At that price, you'd be much better off coughing up a little bit extra and getting a Filco from Keyboard Co
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At that price, you'd be much better off coughing up a little bit extra and getting a Filco from Keyboard Co
which one? (I'm a noob at this :/ )
And I would prefer the UK layout
    
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I thought I linked to the UK layout ones? (They should be there on the site anyway)

As for which ones you want - do you want a clicky or non-clicky keyboard?
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I thought I linked to the UK layout ones? (They should be there on the site anyway)

As for which ones you want - do you want a clicky or non-clicky keyboard?
Just realised there are more pages XD.

I don't really know if I want clicky or non-clicky ones. I know I'll have my time split about half for gaming and typing, but in holidays, mainly gaming.
I know that the brown switches are best for gaming and typing.
    
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Yeah, the Brown ones are probably the safe choice.

Here is the fullsize brown one.

Not sure why it says click action... I must ask the guy who runs that site about it.
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I wouldn't get the French layout though.
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