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Originally Posted by Harbec View Post

They seem to be completely flat. Why is that good for e sports? Just curious
Yes they are flat (but with a slope) and have a more textured and bigger top surface.

Supposedly the flat top should help to "smoothly slide from key to key", I can't really say that this is the case but I really like them for gaming.
I'm not 100% convinced by the flat top and think that some not too deep dish might be better, let's see how DSA Retro will be for gaming.
post #12522 of 36842
Got my first mechanical keyboard last week. Logitech g710+, and after using it for a week I can safely say I will never go back to normal keyboards.. haha It took a bit to get used to the different feel, also the fact that you don't have to press the key all the way down threw me a bit, but I have noticed my typing speed has increased since using it. And so far the backlight LEDs haven't died thumb.gif , so all in all very very happy. I was a bit pricey here in Australia ($190aud), but I personally love the layout of it (almost identicle to my old g110), and the brown switches are perfect for me, I had tried blues, but were way too noisy for me, and reds just felt strange to me. Glad I took the plunge biggrin.gif
 
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Originally Posted by Bullveyr View Post

Yes they are flat (but with a slope) and have a more textured and bigger top surface.

Supposedly the flat top should help to "smoothly slide from key to key", I can't really say that this is the case but I really like them for gaming.
I'm not 100% convinced by the flat top and think that some not too deep dish might be better, let's see how DSA Retro will be for gaming.

DSA Retro???
post #12524 of 36842
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Originally Posted by Harbec View Post

DSA Retro???
Sry, forgot that people here are most likely not familiar with currently running group buys.
It's a group buy for some non-sculptured keys with a spherical dish (which should ship soon):

http://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=40175.0
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Ah ok cool. Yea I lurk on geek hack and DT but I've never gotten the courage to get into a group buy. Not sure how to even start lol
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Anyone else want to enter? I'd hate to crown myself winner. tongue.gif

http://www.overclock.net/t/1381196/keyboard-of-the-month-april-13
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When I get a few extra bucks I'll grab a can of paint and get a new coat on my board, so soon I'll enter.
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Bear in mind, if you didn't win in previous months you can still enter your board again, the same competition is better than no competition. biggrin.gif
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Got one of my buddies to cave on that CM Quickfire deal for $60 AR, he has now sworn off domes and wants another mech for work.

Muahahahaha, corrupted! devil-smiley-019.giftongue.gif
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Got one of my buddies to cave on that CM Quickfire deal for $60 AR, he has now sworn off domes and wants another mech for work.

Muahahahaha, corrupted! devil-smiley-019.giftongue.gif

Go forth and spread the word of mechanical keyboards. tongue.gif
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