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Thanks for the comments.

So we can say that CVT Avant Stellar is the best of the best keyboard?
I don't think there is such a thing as the best of the best keyboard. Every person has his/her own taste as to what keyswitches they like typing on the best. And to use myself for example, I like different boards for different things - Filco w/ Cherry Blues for typing, Cherry MY switches for gaming, and a DiNovo Edge for the living room - and each board is good for it's purpose and switching them around would make everything unenjoyable.
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Thanks for the comments.

So we can say that CVT Avant Stellar is the best of the best keyboard?
I personally think the IBM Model F AT is the best all-around keyboard, but as Manyak said, there are different strengths to each keyboard, based on what kind of switches it has. Personally, I'm not very fond of ALPS switches, so I doubt that I'd like the Avant Stellar.
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I don't think there is such a thing as the best of the best keyboard. Every person has his/her own taste as to what keyswitches they like typing on the best. And to use myself for example, I like different boards for different things - Filco w/ Cherry Blues for typing, Cherry MY switches for gaming, and a DiNovo Edge for the living room - and each board is good for it's purpose and switching them around would make everything unenjoyable.
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I personally think the IBM Model F AT is the best all-around keyboard, but as Manyak said, there are different strengths to each keyboard, based on what kind of switches it has. Personally, I'm not very fond of ALPS switches, so I doubt that I'd like the Avant Stellar.
But, is the CVT Avant Stellar as good as ABS M1 (in exemple) for gaming according the methodology used in the first post of this thread?

Greetings.
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But, is the CVT Avant Stellar as good as ABS M1 (in exemple) for gaming according the methodology used in the first post of this thread?

Greetings.
But quality wise the ABS M1 is nowhere near most other boards.
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Das II FTW.

Unfortionatly it's not really suited to gaming, but it's the best I've ever used for typing.

I also have a model M, but it's on the other side of the country in a basement right now. (with the original pentium 100MHz IBM and mouse that it shipped with, still booting os/2)
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I do not understood. I am a completely jerk in terms of english language. My language is português (I am brazilian). I am sorry, sincerely.

So, can the Avant Stellar to be a very good gaming keyboard?

More a time, I am sorry for confusion.
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I do not understood. I am a completely jerk in terms of english language. My language is português (I am brazilian). I am sorry, sincerely.

So, can the Avant Stellar to be a very good gaming keyboard?

More a time, I am sorry for confusion.
If you can deal with the tactile point, and the click, any keyboard works well for gaming. If you don't like the noise, you won't want an ABS M1 either. If the tactile point gets in your way, you want a Linear Deck keyboard, or a Steelseries 7G.

If you want it quiet but still have a tactile point, you might look for a Dell AT101W, A Compaq MX18000, or a Tactile Deck keyboard.

Basically, if noise or the tactile point of the keyboard get in your way for gaming, than its not a good gaming keyboard for you. If neither of those things bother you, the Avant Stellar would be a fine gaming keyboard.

Unless you play a lot of Real Time Strategy games, rollover probably won't even be worth considering in your keyboard choices.

The hard part is choosing.
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Hey, my Filco has been doing some "ghost keys" recently. The most recent and one I most remember was when I was typing "/me" in LFS. In the chat box it came up as "/m9e" obviously the 9 is nowhere near either one. Should I get a replacement?
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Hey, my Filco has been doing some "ghost keys" recently. The most recent and one I most remember was when I was typing "/me" in LFS. In the chat box it came up as "/m9e" obviously the 9 is nowhere near either one. Should I get a replacement?
This is the same board that was chattering before too, right?

Yeah just get a replacement, I really think you got a defect.
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This is the same board that was chattering before too, right?

Yeah just get a replacement, I really think you got a defect.
yeah. agh, such a hassle. I might just sell the replacement on ocn for a bit less than retail. hmm.
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