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post #11811 of 14564
Quote:
Originally Posted by reaper~ View Post
Yup, you're right. Maybe it's just me then.
Obviously not everyone is going to like the same thing. I hate Cherry pie for example.

Generalizing though, most people tend to like them. The lack of popularity is due to the high price.
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post #11812 of 14564
Could also be how they are over hyped as the best, and when people try them, they are disappointed.
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post #11813 of 14564
Made my mind up.

Going with the DAS Professional with the MX Blue. Appears to be better quality then razer, You lose backlight and macro, but you gain NKRO & possibly some quality.

Would have liked the backlight and macro of the Blackwidow but such a mixed bag of reviews. Eventhough manyak's review over at Geekhacks is very convincing.


aghhh i hate this, wish I had the money to try them alllllll and keep the one I like haha.
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post #11814 of 14564
I'd have recommended a Unicomp, but oh well.

Quote:
Originally Posted by reaper~ View Post
lol Not many people like Topre switches after having tried them. It feels totally different than Cherry switches.
Is this to say that the quality of a switch should be gauged by how similar to a Cherry switch it feels?
Edited by ch_123 - 4/15/11 at 2:38am
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post #11815 of 14564
Quote:
Originally Posted by ch_123 View Post
Is this to say that the quality of a switch should be gauged by how similar to a Cherry switch it feels?
Hmm.. I don't think I mention anything about quality of Topre in my previous post(s) but then again, I may have missed it.
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post #11816 of 14564
So here is the final rundown.

I decided to go with (well already placed order on Amazon) Filco Blue mx for the home computer. I Can give up numpad as I do not really use it at home.

I decided to get the Das Professional Silent for work.

I feel I made the right choices, well I hope I did because spending $140 on a simple keyboard without numpad is quite a bit of dough.

This way, I get to try the FULL keyboard, Tenkeyless, Blue MX and Brown MX all at once .
Edited by n19htmare - 4/15/11 at 11:31am
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post #11817 of 14564
Filco has a really solid build, great stabilizers, and the best looking legends. Definitely worth the $140.
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post #11818 of 14564
Quote:
Originally Posted by Chunky_Chimp View Post
Tator already answered you about this.
Leopolds are shipping. They are ALL over the place now.
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post #11819 of 14564
I agree. It's like the same thing, with better keycaps, except $40 less.
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post #11820 of 14564
From the people I've talked to that have both, they still seem to prefer the filco for a number of reasons.
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