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Hey guys I just ordered this.

http://www.deckkeyboards.com/product...products_id=96

Cant wait for it to come. I got the tactile version. Not really sure which would have been better for gaming I should have asked you guys first. But I'm sure it will be good either way.
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Hey guys I just ordered this.

http://www.deckkeyboards.com/product...products_id=96

Cant wait for it to come. I got the tactile version. Not really sure which would have been better for gaming I should have asked you guys first. But I'm sure it will be good either way.
They're both fine for gaming . Well, the non-tactile one is a tiny bit better, but it absolutely sucks for typing. So at least IMO the tactile one is a better buy since it's your only mechanical. But it's all a personal thing, so you can't know for sure until you get it
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They're both fine for gaming . Well, the non-tactile one is a tiny bit better, but it absolutely sucks for typing. So at least IMO the tactile one is a better buy since it's your only mechanical. But it's all a personal thing, so you can't know for sure until you get it
Cool can't wait to get it. Love the way the board looks. So tempted not to buy it since I have a G15 but I couldn't resist.
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Cool can't wait to get it. Love the way the board looks. So tempted not to buy it since I have a G15 but I couldn't resist.
Cool . Just remember to give it a week or two before passing any final judgments, it usually takes your fingers a bit to adjust to not having to bottom out like on rubber domes.
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Cool . Just remember to give it a week or two before passing any final judgments, it usually takes your fingers a bit to adjust to not having to bottom out like on rubber domes.
Nice.
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Hey guys I just ordered this.

http://www.deckkeyboards.com/product...products_id=96

Cant wait for it to come. I got the tactile version. Not really sure which would have been better for gaming I should have asked you guys first. But I'm sure it will be good either way.
I have that same keyboard (Frost version though, not Ice), and I absolutely love it. The backlighting between my old G11 and the Deck can't even be compared - at its lowest setting the Deck completely outshines the G11 at maximum, and thanks to the different font used it looks a hell of a lot better as well.

As for the feel of the keys, they're definitely a bit heavier - you might find your fingers getting tired the first week or so you use the board, but after you get used to it the feel is absolutely incredible. It's much more precise, and I've noticed myself making less silly mistakes while typing.

Overall, I'd say you got an excellent board, and you'll love it.
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Originally Posted by RayvinAzn View Post
I have that same keyboard (Frost version though, not Ice), and I absolutely love it. The backlighting between my old G11 and the Deck can't even be compared - at its lowest setting the Deck completely outshines the G11 at maximum, and thanks to the different font used it looks a hell of a lot better as well.

As for the feel of the keys, they're definitely a bit heavier - you might find your fingers getting tired the first week or so you use the board, but after you get used to it the feel is absolutely incredible. It's much more precise, and I've noticed myself making less silly mistakes while typing.

Overall, I'd say you got an excellent board, and you'll love it.
Nice thanks man. It definitely looks like a beautiful board.
Edited by pun3D - 9/18/09 at 6:57pm
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Most keyboards ARE squishy. Rubber domes aren't exactly great for tactile feedback.

What keyboard do you have with white ALPS?

A solidtek kb-6600abu.


Yeah I realize most keyboards are squishy but I didn't really realize it until I got a mechanical keyboard.

I was thinking of getting the Filco Zero but this was cheaper and white alps seemed to be a good choice for me, based on descriptions I heard.
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Is mechanical keyboard the same as the old ones we used to get with a computer 486 ?
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Is mechanical keyboard the same as the old ones we used to get with a computer 486 ?
Some of them were, but it depended on which brand of computer, and such.
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