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Topre ... "Gaming" is not what they do.

Not really, I have an 87u and gaming is actually a true joy on this board.
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(Snip) you can get other colors if you want them bad enough.]
Crazy living up to his name ;p

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They're extremely smooth when it comes to typing though so it might be possible as long as you don't mind not having linear travel (sort of. It's just a rubber dome caving in the last time I remembered. The spring provides the smooth, linear feeling).

Smooth is what I was thinking about with the Caddy reference. Not that you can't game with them, you can, they are great boards. You just don't rice them up with lights and NOX and stuff LOL thumb.gif Unless you are Crazy ^
 
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Originally Posted by Kip69 View Post

Crazy living up to his name ;p
Smooth is what I was thinking about with the Caddy reference. Not that you can't game with them, you can, they are great boards. You just don't rice them up with lights and NOX and stuff LOL thumb.gif Unless you are Crazy ^

Hmmm so i take it that there are no 'Gaming' Topre based keyboards! Thats a shame..... Whats wrong with having lighting on your keyboard I guess it does mean one thing ie your a poor typist that likes typing in dark rooms since you really should not be looking at your keys but thats me i guess Lol

But things like media keys and a macro capacity as well as wrist rests are generally useful and a nice addition to any keyboard imo!

Out of interest How much more noisy are the Cherry Browns over Topre keys? And are there any Cherry keyboards where when you bottom the key you hit rubber not plastic! thumb.gif
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just bought a razer black widow ultimate. soooo much better then my old rubber dome keyboard (razer lycosa). only drawback is the cheapish feel the cherry mx blues give to the spacebar, as due to the design of the switch, u can press the key down 2mm before actuation.
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just bought a razer black widow ultimate. soooo much better then my old rubber dome keyboard (razer lycosa). only drawback is the cheapish feel the cherry mx blues give to the spacebar, as due to the design of the switch, u can press the key down 2mm before actuation.

How is that a cheapish feel? On your old keyboard you needed to bottom the key out for it to register. If anything, it has a higher quality feel due to the fact that the key is activating a switch instead of requiring you to bang rocks together.
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How is that a cheapish feel? On your old keyboard you needed to bottom the key out for it to register. If anything, it has a higher quality feel due to the fact that the key is activating a switch instead of requiring you to bang rocks together.

its hard to explain. it just feels loose. yes it feels 1000X better then my old keyboard but i am just getting used to it. it sounds a bit different to the rest of the keys, hasnt got as satifying of a click. the other keys have a little bit more resistance then then the sapce bar.
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Hi, i am planning to buy my first Mech Keyboard and i wonder if you can help me choose between these three:

ThermalTake Meka G1

Zowie Gear CELERITAS (MX Red switches, not Brown)

Razer BlackWidow

i am gaming a lot but type too. (not as much as i game, but still would be needed) the price difference between these in my country isn't high (20$ max between the cheapest to the most expensive, just guess which is the most expensive...).

So which would you recommend to me the most? the Red? the Black? or the Blue?



(just don't want to make a separate thread about this little question)
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See this:
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/mechanical-switch-keyboard,2955-2.html

I got the red switches and for just typing it take's alot of getting used to, its very easy to make typo's with red switches.

But in gaming i loved them straight away, the feeling of the keys is just perfect for gaming i think.

If you want a good mix of typing and gaming i think the brown switches would be best for you.
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See this:
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/mechanical-switch-keyboard,2955-2.html
I got the red switches and for just typing it take's alot of getting used to, its very easy to make typo's with red switches.
But in gaming i loved them straight away, the feeling of the keys is just perfect for gaming i think.
If you want a good mix of typing and gaming i think the brown switches would be best for you.

i knew that, the problem is the lack of them frown.gif (i.e. there isn't any keyboard available, that i'm aware of yet, that has brown switches in here)
my problem is to chose between Red and Black switches for my gaming needs and typing a little. (if i'll find a brown switches keyboard i'll buy ASAP)
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