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Is there a keyboard that you guys would recommend that skips the entry level CM lineup for something more long term? $20 or $30 more?
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post #14502 of 35870
what size you want and do you need led's?
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Originally Posted by nubbinator View Post

The Rapid is worse than the Rapid?
It's not a bad keyboard, not a great one either. I've seen quite a few that have needed repairs, including the one I got. If you're good at soldering and resolder the switches, it should be a good board for you.
I haven't had any issues yet. the ones with issue were with the early batches but not my one.
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post #14504 of 35870
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what size you want and do you need led's?

I like the ones without numberpad but I wouldn't be against a good one with it. Leds are fine if they can be toggled off.
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post #14505 of 35870
well the ducky zeros are just a cheaper shine at $115 ish fullsize but your looking at smaller then theres the vortex race ($118) and Poker ($110). i never tried them but if i were to drop money at this sec id be getting one of those.

thers also the vortex PURE for $105.

but those are all super smalls. the one that is comparable to the cm rapid could be the ducky pro at around $99

take your pick

https://mechanicalkeyboards.com/search.php?switch_id=ALL&size=Tenkeyless&keyword=&in_stock=on
post #14506 of 35870
Filco and WASD keyboards both have good TKL's

Though I'm not sure that they are worth the price difference between a QFR since ( with the filco ) the only difference is the PCB

EDIT: I would just get the QFR and buy some decent keycaps. thats probably the way to go.
post #14507 of 35870
Hey all just picked up my first mechanical keyboard, the CM Quickfire TK with MX Browns and I'm very impressed to say the least!
Coming from a Logitech G110 (which I do like) it's certainly leagues ahead in the quality of feel when typing.
Quick little picture from my iPhone while I'm sat at my girlfriend's with my laptop tongue.gif


P.S
Sorry about the bad lighting, currently watching The Terminator biggrin.gif
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post #14508 of 35870
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Originally Posted by Magical Eskimo View Post

Hey all just picked up my first mechanical keyboard, the CM Quickfire TK with MX Browns and I'm very impressed to say the least!
Coming from a Logitech G110 (which I do like) it's certainly leagues ahead in the quality of feel when typing.
Quick little picture from my iPhone while I'm sat at my girlfriend's with my laptop tongue.gif

P.S
Sorry about the bad lighting, currently watching The Terminator biggrin.gif

Glad you like it. smile.gif

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post #14509 of 35870
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Originally Posted by Jixr View Post

Filco and WASD keyboards both have good TKL's

Though I'm not sure that they are worth the price difference between a QFR since ( with the filco ) the only difference is the PCB

EDIT: I would just get the QFR and buy some decent keycaps. thats probably the way to go.

The QFR keys are pretty decent. Is it possible to get a keycap set for $30 that would beat the stock QFRs?

Quote:
Originally Posted by Magical Eskimo View Post

Hey all just picked up my first mechanical keyboard, the CM Quickfire TK with MX Browns and I'm very impressed to say the least!
Coming from a Logitech G110 (which I do like) it's certainly leagues ahead in the quality of feel when typing.
Quick little picture from my iPhone while I'm sat at my girlfriend's with my laptop tongue.gif

P.S
Sorry about the bad lighting, currently watching The Terminator biggrin.gif

Nice. I'm still trying to get used to this whole numpad situation. upsidedwnsmiley.gif


Btw Paradigm84 I'm not able to see the member list/signup form, but I'd like to join.

CM Storm TK


CM Storm QFR

Edited by HesterDW - 8/27/13 at 1:59pm
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Nice. I'm still trying to get used to this whole numpad situation. upsidedwnsmiley.gif


Btw Paradigm84 I'm not able to see the member list/signup form, but I'd like to join.

Is the member's list/ signup form missing for anyone else?

If so, you can submit your stuff via this page.
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