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why do you have 2 mice? i've heard of ambidexturity but this is a whole new level biggrin.gif
I try to use my left hand for desktop-related tasks, but I need a right-handed mouse for games. Lets other people use the computer too… if the keyboard doesn't scare them off. Helps reduce RSI.
post #10732 of 36836
Well my Maxkeyboard Nighthawk x9 died on me yesterday. I had noticed the occasional flickering on the backlighting a few times over the past week and yesterday when I booted my rig the keyboard was no longer recognized by Windows and the backlighting was completely out (there was also no power being provided via the pass-thru USB. Windows prompted me that the device driver installation had failed (which would seem to indicate that it could see the keyboard but not recognize it) so I have gone back to my Thermaltake Meka G1 for the time being. Glad I had not sold it on Amazon as I had originally intended. Anyway, I am awaiting a response from Maxkeyboard's tech support on this issue and will update my results with them. I feel terrible for having recommended this keyboard to others here now and hope that my keyboards failure is simply a rare occurence.
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MaxKeyboards are built by iOne, it's most likely not a rare occurrence but due to their poor build quality & quality check process.

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Yes, I had heard that they were essentially iOne boards and I had also heard that MK built the keyboards on an iOne chassis and that the internals were different. It would appear that they are in fact simply rebranded iOne's. I have received an RMA approval already and will be shipping it back this weekend. I'll most likely sell the repaired board on Amazon once I receive it back and buy a Ducky as its replacement. Another option is to buy a new set of keycaps for my Meka G1 that are easier to see in low light.
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QFR With greens. I want one of those voretx chassis!

I've got a razer blackwidow ultimate that will now collect dust. Blues.



greens>blues


I think the only other thing I might add aside from the new chassis, is some o-rings. Any suggestions?
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Just got my CM Storm Quickfire TK Cherry MX red and oh my it feels really great compared to my previous black widow ultimate.





 
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QFR With greens. I want one of those voretx chassis!
I've got a razer blackwidow ultimate that will now collect dust. Blues. Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
greens>blues
I think the only other thing I might add aside from the new chassis, is some o-rings. Any suggestions?
How stiff are those greens? I've recently installed some 50A-R on my QFR MX Reds. Not only did it dampen the sound, but it made typing on MX Reds a little more enjoyable. The o-rings actually made the keys slightly stiffer and it gave the key's a better feel, imo. I'm thinking of getting the Red and Blue o-rings just to see how they compare to the Black o-rings.
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Just got my CM Storm Quickfire TK Cherry MX red and oh my it feels really great compared to my previous black widow ultimate. Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)


Nice! I'm waiting on the Browns!
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For years people been crying that Black switches are to stiff and made there fingers hurts. Since Greens just came out people are all over them, now they prefers to type on a stiffer keyboard lol.
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For years people been crying that Black switches are to stiff and made there fingers hurts. Since Greens just came out people are all over them, now they prefers to type on a stiffer keyboard lol.

Lmao, was thinking this when greens became the new rage. Im confused.smile.gif
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For years people been crying that Black switches are to stiff and made there fingers hurts. Since Greens just came out people are all over them, now they prefers to type on a stiffer keyboard lol.

i think its because they're linear, makes them feel really stiff maybe? that's the only thing I can think of. I hated the black switches I tried, but im not big on linear switches.
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