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when the Das Model S was launched last year it had a firmware problem. Metadot recalled and it's been corrected.

there is nothing wrong with the Das Model S.
I've noticed you own one yourself. Noting that your title is 'PC Gamer', how do you like the keyboard for games? Should I hold out until I can get browns or would blues be fine? You seem to be quite knowledgeable on the subject, so I value your opinion.
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Blues are the worst thing known to man when it comes to gaming .

Well maybe not quite that drastic, but I'd game with a rubber dome any day over blues.
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Blues are the worst thing known to man when it comes to gaming .

Well maybe not quite that drastic, but I'd game with a rubber dome any day over blues.
why blue is the worst for gaming?
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Originally Posted by Maytan View Post
I've noticed you own one yourself. Noting that your title is 'PC Gamer', how do you like the keyboard for games? Should I hold out until I can get browns or would blues be fine? You seem to be quite knowledgeable on the subject, so I value your opinion.
I don't like them. if you are going to play RTS or RPG you shouldn't have a problem but double tapping for sprinting, jumping, strafing like FPS they can be difficult. Cherry MX Black Linear are suited for gaming. I also paid alot more than $109 for my Das.

Cherry MX Browns are suited for gaming and typing. safest choice
Edited by lmnop - 5/7/10 at 5:44pm
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I don't like them. if you are going to play RTS or RPG you shouldn't have a problem but double tapping for sprinting, jumping, strafing like FPS they can be difficult. Cherry MX Black Linear are suited for gaming. I also paid alot more than $109 for my Das.

Cherry MX Browns are suited for gaming and typing. safest choice.
Alright, thanks! I guess I'll have to pick up a rubber-dome until I find a mech I can use. Oh well.
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post #3536 of 14564
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Alright, thanks! I guess I'll have to pick up a rubber-dome until I find a mech I can use. Oh well.
try that i-Rocks keyboard
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post #3537 of 14564
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try that i-Rocks keyboard
I would, but I'm really anti-back lighting. (it's kind of distracting for me when looking at my monitor...) Are there other i-Rocks that are any good? I'll check out Keytronic (as you mentioned earlier).
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I would, but I'm really anti-back lighting. (it's kind of distracting for me when looking at my monitor...) Are there other i-Rocks that are any good? I'll check out Keytronic (as you mentioned earlier).
you can turn it off if you don't like it. the square sliders and rollover are nice.
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you can turn it off if you don't like it. the square sliders and rollover are nice.
Hmm, in which case I'll consider it.

I know this one's probably awful, but I like the media keys. I assume you wouldn't have any information on it, would you?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16823109201
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no I don't

the keycaps on the I-Rocks KR-6820E-BK are low profile so there is no light in between the keycaps to distract you here is a comparison between the Saitek Eclipse and I-Rock KR-6820E-BK.


Edited by lmnop - 5/7/10 at 5:53pm
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