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Lets imagine I cannot test different mech keyboards and I need to get one to play starcraft 2. Which one: Thermaltake Tt eSPORTS MEKA // Cherry G80-3000LPC // SteelSeries 6G v2 // Razer Blackwidow. Tell
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post #12092 of 14564
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Originally Posted by MrDucktape View Post
Lets imagine I cannot test different mech keyboards and I need to get one to play starcraft 2. Which one: Thermaltake Tt eSPORTS MEKA // Cherry G80-3000LPC // SteelSeries 6G v2 // Razer Blackwidow. Tell
Which are the cheapest for you?

Meka's not bad, black switches might not be your favorite. Offers a better value than the 6Gv2 and doesn't have the odd, altered layout.

Blackwidow doesn't have the best build quality, but is usually $20 cheaper than the rest. Blue switches are great for most to type on, but again, ymmv.

The Cherry board's a nice one, but price can sometimes outweigh the value of them.
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All are ~same price 5€ up/down. What about das ultimate?
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Originally Posted by MrDucktape View Post
All are ~same price 5€ up/down. What about das ultimate?
Das is another solid board, though the others (obviously) offer more features.

Have you gotten a chance to try any of the switches yet?

Feature wise, the Thermaltake Meka G1 has the most features; but the Das has an arguably better build (if just so slightly) except that it's glossy (thus easily scratchable.)
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post #12095 of 14564
Never used mech keyboard. I think I'm gonna go with the 6Gv2 since the Meka G1 is quite more expensive than the other meka I was looking at. Das apparently is not sold in my country :S

Thank you for your help.
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post #12096 of 14564
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Originally Posted by MrDucktape View Post
Never used mech keyboard. I think I'm gonna go with the 6Gv2 since the Meka G1 is quite more expensive than the other meka I was looking at. Das apparently is not sold in my country :S

Thank you for your help.
No problem, the Steel Series is a great board.

It's hard to recommend a board to someone who doesn't have switch experience though; as while some bits are true (like most people enjoying blues for typing more than browns or black) they're not always true.
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i think im gonna settle with.the meka..great discussion nonetheless
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Originally Posted by Tator Tot View Post
Cheap in what way?
The thing just sounded and felt like cheap plastic sliding on cheap plastic, may has been the build maybe even the keycaps just messing with my head but it fell no where near as sturdy as my Filco
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Hey all how's it going! Well I'm heading off to HK tomorrow for the first time and wanted to know if any of you (especially in Asia) if there is a place I can find a ten keyless red switch KB? I will ask around when I'm get there but if I can get some guidance and pointed to the right direction I'd appreciate it, thx!
look up kbc poker, and filco linear r.
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Hong Kong guide here. Wan Chai computer centre seems to be the place to shop.
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