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ok. some question. Gigabyte GK-K8000
good mechanical gaming keyboard?
post #3462 of 14551
The i-Rocks KR-6230 has NKRO and MX Brown switches, but it's $90.
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Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post
It depends on you, but technically speaking, they are not suited for gaming at all. But again, it depends on you.

But technically speaking again, the Cherry MX Browns are a better choice than the Blues for gaming, so I recommend going with the Model S Professional Silent.
It all depends on you, but technically speaking, your nose is not suited for gaming with. Technically speaking, your hands are a better choice. But some people might prefer the nose so I thought I'd make that clear.

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ok. some question. Gigabyte GK-K8000
good mechanical gaming keyboard?
the Gigabyte GK-K8000 was only on the market for a short time before being discontinued a couple years ago.
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the Gigabyte GK-K8000 was only on the market for a short time before being discontinued a couple years ago.
do you know how much when it is on the market? thanks
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do you know how much when it is on the market? thanks
yes it was $129-139 it was only a little cheaper than the steelseries 7g $149
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The i-Rocks KR-6230 has NKRO and MX Brown switches, but it's $90.
I don't think the i-Rocks KR-6230 supports PS/2. the USB uses a Cherry memory system like the steelseries 6g the product sheet says it can support up to 16 key presses over USB but I think there is a delay.
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post #3468 of 14551
7g vs k8000
7g is not a mechanical keyboard right?
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7g vs k8000
7g is not a mechanical keyboard right?
the Gigabyte GK-K8000 was interesting because Gigabyte is no small company. some features it had.
  • macro key
  • profile key
  • media key
  • windows key lock
  • extra keycaps
  • keycap changer
  • attachable wrist rest
  • carrying case
  • usb hub
  • attachable usb cable
  • integrated c-media 6300 audiochip
  • cherry mx black linear switches
  • laser etched keycaps
  • 4mb on-board memory
  • rollover is 6+4 USB

steelseries 7g is mechanical there is also the steelseries 6gv2 coming out it's basically the steelseries 7g without the multimedia ports and a larger backspace key it will retail for $99.
Edited by lmnop - 5/5/10 at 12:32am
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I actually really loved the look of the GK-K8000 - I'm a sucker for orange/yellow on black. The features list was very impressive too. Pity they never made it over here, I almost certainly would have bought one. I heard some rumblings about them making a new version, not sure when that might see the light of day however.
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