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Wondering what's one of the best mech keyboard under $100 right now? Gonna be using it for gaming and general everyday uses
Depends on what you like board wise, and switch wise.

You've got options though:

SteelSeries 6Gv2 (Cherry MX-Blacks, argued as the best for gaming switches. So-so for typing, not much different than rubber domes in terms of feel besides they are smoother. Good build quality.)
Rosewill RK-9000 (Cherry MX-Blue switches, good for typing, arguably best build quality, NKRO with purple USB-PS/2 adapter.)
Razer Black Widow (Cherry MX-Blues, good for typing. Only decent build quality.)
Unicomp Customizer 104/105 (equal to the Rosewill in build quality in my eyes.) (Buckling Springs, best for typing)
Addesso MKB-135B (Cherry MX-Blues, good for typing. Same build quality as Razer though it's NRKO)

There's also the Xarmor U9BL which comes with a 7 Button, 2400 DPI Lazer mouse. But it's $130
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If noise isn't an issue, I'd go for a Unicomp Spacesaver.

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(equal to the Rosewill in build quality in my eyes.)
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Wondering what's one of the best mech keyboard under $100 right now? Gonna be using it for gaming and general everyday uses
Razer Blackwidow or iOne Scorpius M10.

If you want MX Browns you'll have to go above $100 or wait for the new edition of the M10 that has MX Browns instead. Or wait for XArmor to release their U9BL with MX Browns.
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So guys and girls, what kinda club is this? Let's get together on a Saturday night and play with keycaps!
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That looks more like a sweat shop then a club .
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You haven't seen the child labor pictures. Usually they let their kids do this.
post #1537 of 36807
My IBM Model M Simulator is now up from position 16 to 13 when you search for IBM Model M, for example if you are looking to buy an IBM Model M or want IBM Model M information. I bet now I put it in my sig I'll overtake Unicomp in no time.
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You have over 500 Reddit karma.

I have 39. Clearly the Internet is broken. It's time for me to invent UnSocial Media.

photoshopped so don't PM me about buying this key
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Reddit is easy if you know how things work. Tip: Make up some atheist keyboard and post about it.
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Depends on what you like board wise, and switch wise.

You've got options though:

SteelSeries 6Gv2 (Cherry MX-Blacks, argued as the best for gaming switches. So-so for typing, not much different than rubber domes in terms of feel besides they are smoother. Good build quality.)
Rosewill RK-9000 (Cherry MX-Blue switches, good for typing, arguably best build quality, NKRO with purple USB-PS/2 adapter.)
Razer Black Widow (Cherry MX-Blues, good for typing. Only decent build quality.)
Unicomp Customizer 104/105 (equal to the Rosewill in build quality in my eyes.) (Buckling Springs, best for typing)
Addesso MKB-135B (Cherry MX-Blues, good for typing. Same build quality as Razer though it's NRKO)

There's also the Xarmor U9BL which comes with a 7 Button, 2400 DPI Lazer mouse. But it's $130
Don't forget the PLU ML-87, that I mentioned buying from China in this post. You can get it with blues, blacks, or browns, and it should run you something like $77 plus shipping. No NKRO, but it has a pretty good matrix around WASD for gaming. They've got versions with key legends, and in black, if that's more your thing. It's probably the cheapest option if you're looking for browns, depending on your shipping method you should be able to come in around $100.
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