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post #6061 of 14567
Wow, the price of those have gone up...

At that price, I'd get either the Filco or the Das which are somewhat cheaper, and properly proven. Unless someone has one of those Rosewill keyboards, who knows what sort of issues it may have.
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post #6062 of 14567
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Originally Posted by Weasel555 View Post
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16823201040

Is this worth the 111$ price tag for gaming/typing? I am a gamer, but i do also a moderate amount of typing for work related projects and the sort.
Looks quite a bit like the Filco boards, so it's probably made by costar and of a similar build quality. If you are a student I would look into the Das keyboards, as they offer a good 20-25% discount (e-mail them with proof for the code).

Since it has Cherry blue switches, I will have to warn you that they can be hard to game on for some people, since you have to lift your finger pretty much all the way up before you press the key down again. When I'm pressing keys quickly I don't do this, so I can't really game on them. It seems like more people don't have this problem then do though.

On the flip side, I think the Cherry blue switches are one of the best feeling to type on.
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post #6063 of 14567
The Rosewill board looks like the Costar CST-104:

http://www.costar.com.tw/products01/...id=45&p_sid=32

Is it?

I think this board is what the ABS M1 and Filco Majestouch boards are made from.
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post #6064 of 14567
Yes, it's almost definitely a Costar board.

Even within Costar boards, you get a degree of variance in quality, especially in regards to the controller. You'd really need some brave soul to buy one and test it for transposition errors and the like before recommending it en masse.
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post #6065 of 14567
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Originally Posted by Manyak View Post
This sucks. Now I have to change my sig :/
Lol!

Well, I guess you could just leave Logitech and put "all other crappy keyboards" in place of Razer"

Okay, really though, maybe "Don't buy a non-mechanical keyboard, see what a REAL keyboard is like!"


An update from Elitekeyboards from last night. They said FedEx will be checking for the package in their lost and found system.. which basically sounds like they lost it. He'll be preparing another keyboard for me, but he'll check FedEx one more time, today.

Great support from EliteKeyboards.
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post #6066 of 14567
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What are you looking for in terms of use? Gaming? More typing? Balance?
Mostly gaming, but I type a lot also.
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post #6067 of 14567
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Mostly gaming, but I type a lot also.
MX Browns are a great balance
    
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post #6068 of 14567
I was using a 6Gv2 at quakecon. It's a great keyboard, and you can definitely feel how much stiffer they keys are if you're used to browns. It has a really odd feel when typing. I don't think I used it enough to form a good opinion on it. Though I don't think I'd like them over browns for either gaming or typing.
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post #6069 of 14567
when typing on brown switches, i used as little force as i can, it makes me type smoothly and feel the best when typing on brown switches.when comes to gaming..they works like a charm too.
i love my das silent so much =D
post #6070 of 14567
Thanks, now it's between brown or black switches.
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