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Originally Posted by ErBall View Post
Is this a good board all around? I know it uses blues, but other than that I honestly don't know, geekhack just made me more confused, and honestly I feel like a tard when I'm there half the time.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16823201040

If it is, is the price fair?
You could wait for a sale which brings it to roughly ~$80 or you can hock up some extra dough and get a Filco/Das.
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Originally Posted by ErBall View Post
Is this a good board all around? I know it uses blues, but other than that I honestly don't know, geekhack just made me more confused, and honestly I feel like a tard when I'm there half the time.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16823201040

If it is, is the price fair?
$100? Yeah it's a fair price.

I can't say you'll like it or not. Though many people do.
It's made by the same company that makes Ducky, Filco, & Das keyboards; Costar. And it's build is almost exactly like that of a Filco.

I'd wait for a sale before you buy to try it.
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The Ducky isn't Costar but cheaper Datacomp OEM competition:
http://www.datacomp.com.tw/DCK100.htm
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The Ducky isn't Costar but cheaper Datacomp OEM competition:
http://www.datacomp.com.tw/DCK100.htm
Edit; nvm, the page finally loaded. It does use a proprietary controller, though, right? If so, what's good/bad about said controller?
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All motherboards made by Foxconn are the same as well.
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The Ducky isn't Costar but cheaper Datacomp OEM competition:
http://www.datacomp.com.tw/DCK100.htm
Seems to load for me just fine. I'm looking for a mechanical keyboard suited for typing and gaming. I recently got back into PC gaming and mostly play MMORPGs and FPS. I heard Cherry MX Browns are suited to these tasks. Don't know whether to go Das, Filco, Deck Legend, or XArmor (when cherry browns & backlighting will come out later).
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post #9577 of 14567
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Usually that means he's apart of an online circuit.

Very few "competitive" players are actually part of any of the major circuits. Which I don't think BlackOps is even in a major circuit.

BlackOps does not require lots of double tapping, or really any at all.

And again, coming off a rubber dome, you'd be able to double tap faster because of the stiffer keys that domes are.
mmm

BlackOps only has CoDnetwork pugs and draft rankings currently. There are 3 LANs that my team will be attending coming up before the end of january. CoD 4 still has 1 LAN and 1 league left and we all still play CS 1.6 competitively.

I am going to check out the MX blacks in the steel series. Why does it suck so much for typing, because I type alot but I game alot as well. I read about the force needed, and would you recommend the steel series over whatever brand (prolly filco) selling mx browns?

edit heres what I was thinking.

either a Filco Otaku Tenkeyless Cherry MX Brown/blue, and if you think that's deece, where should I grab it from? Anyone have any experience with online retailers?
Edited by ramenbuoy - 11/23/10 at 4:00pm
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mmm

BlackOps only has CoDnetwork pugs and draft rankings currently. There are 3 LANs that my team will be attending coming up before the end of january. CoD 4 still has 1 LAN and 1 league left and we all still play CS 1.6 competitively.

I am going to check out the MX blacks in the steel series. Why does it suck so much for typing, because I type alot but I game alot as well. I read about the force needed, and would you recommend the steel series over whatever brand (prolly filco) selling mx browns?

edit heres what I was thinking.

either a Filco Otaku Tenkeyless Cherry MX Brown/blue, and if you think that's deece, where should I grab it from? Anyone have any experience with online retailers?
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Is this a good board all around? I know it uses blues, but other than that I honestly don't know, geekhack just made me more confused, and honestly I feel like a tard when I'm there half the time.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16823201040

If it is, is the price fair?
I don't think it's all that confusing there. Here are two pretty well reviews under Rosewill.
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The problem is Geekhack speaks a different language then OCN. At OCN, we use text to communicate. At Geekhack they seem to use some form of picture language that uses youtube to explain complex concepts.
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