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Originally Posted by Manyak View Post
The non NKRO one is like any other keyboard. Certain combinations will work, others won't. I actually don't know a single person that bought it though, so I don't know who to ask to find out what the matrix is like. But if it's the standard IBM one then at least WASD gaming will be fine.
Hmm, then I'm goin' with my instincts and getting the NKRO model.
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post #1562 of 14551
The main problem I have with non-NKRO keyboards is when I'm playing tony hawk, I can't do spacebar+v+up+right+z usually.
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post #1563 of 14551
having trouble deciding on what colored switch to get? look no further.

Gaming 90%, Talk to Yahoo Ho's 10% = Cherry MX Black
Gaming 50%, Talk to Yahoo Ho's 50% = Cherry MX Brown
Gaming 10%, Talk to Yahoo Ho's 90% = Cherry MX Blue

cue applause

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Edited by lmnop - 2/15/10 at 3:51am
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post #1564 of 14551
Do all boards with MX blue switches feel the same? I thinking about buying a cherry board but its a considerable amount cheaper than say a Filco, is that just because of the general build quality, or is the typing quality actually better on a Filco than a cheaper MX blue keyboard?

This is the board im looking at getting - http://www.keyboardco.com/keyboard_d...sp?PRODUCT=510

Anyone used it and can tell me if its good?
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post #1565 of 14551
not really the audible and tactile feedback slightly vary keyboard to keyboard. one factor is how the Cherry MX Blue switches are mounted for example if they are mounted with a backplate or not. another factor is how they are mounted to the backplate the iOne Scorpius M10 and Das Ultimate Professional both have a backplate but sound differently. another factor is the type of keycaps used.

that keyboard has 2 n-Key rollover and no backplate. according to a korean site the housing have been known to warp probably due to the weight of the switches with no support of a backplate.

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Edited by lmnop - 2/15/10 at 5:53am
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post #1566 of 14551
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Originally Posted by lmnop View Post
having trouble deciding on what colored switch to get? look no further.

Gaming 90%, Talk to Yahoo Ho's 10% = Cherry MX Black
Gaming 50%, Talk to Yahoo Ho's 50% = Cherry MX Brown
Gaming 10%, Talk to Yahoo Ho's 90% = Cherry MX Blue

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Oh cmon, Blues aren't as bad at gaming as Blacks are at typing.
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post #1567 of 14551
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having trouble deciding on what colored switch to get? look no further.

Gaming 90%, Talk to Yahoo Ho's 10% = Cherry MX Black
Gaming 50%, Talk to Yahoo Ho's 50% = Cherry MX Brown
Gaming 10%, Talk to Yahoo Ho's 90% = Cherry MX Blue

cue applause

Christine
Ahh a blue hater, aren't we?

Blue isn't that bad, I myself find it better than other switches!
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i've really enjoyed gaming with blues. but i have no comparison. it is better than my old razer lycosa.
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Freaking Filco needs to get off their butts and ship some Otaku boards before I break down and buy a Realforce...
    
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Originally Posted by pow3rtr1p View Post
Freaking Filco needs to get off their butts and ship some Otaku boards before I break down and buy a Realforce...
Yeah i've been waiting for Filco Brown Tenkeyless....

I've been eyeing the HHKB2 now JUST BECAUSE! haha
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