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I also suggest browns but I am not really a fan of Das keyboards. Glossy and huge. They also sell a quickfire in browns have you considered that?

I've considered it. It's tough because the Quickfire Rapid is offered at around $65 for the MX Blue version very frequently from the popular online retailers, while the MX Brown version typically runs at $80+ online.

I managed to get a chance to try some mechanical keyboards today and decided MX Brown is the way to go. I hated the MX Black (way too much force required to press it) and liked both the MX Red and MX Blue, but the MX Brown was the perfect balance of tactility and gaming performance. The MX Blue would be my choice of switch if I was strictly typing, but for gaming, the MX Blue really didn't feel right for quick keystrokes in rapid succession while the MX Brown shined at it.

My quickfire rapid with MX browns is phenomenal. I just wish it came in the black/red casing that the cherry mx red version does.

Alas, it's a great little keyboard and I absolutely LOVE it.
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I needed a keyboard that matched my new white Logitch G600 and white/red NZXT Phantom, and I love my Azio Levetron Mech4, but it didn't match, and couldn't find the perfect keyboard to match anyway, so I came up with this the other day biggrin.gif. Turned out pretty well if I do say so myself. Sorry for the poor image quality.
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post #8713 of 36807
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I needed a keyboard that matched my new white Logitch G600 and white/red NZXT Phantom, and I love my Azio Levetron Mech4, but it didn't match, and couldn't find the perfect keyboard to match anyway, so I came up with this the other day biggrin.gif. Turned out pretty well if I do say so myself. Sorry for the poor image quality.
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God that thing is huge.
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I think I saw it on the Planet Hoth.
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post #8715 of 36807
Lol, I guess i should have my membership updated, many keyboards since i posted here.

Put me as Ducky Year of the Dragon with MX Reds now smile.gif
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MaxKeyboard just posted on their Facebook this:

Max Keyboard wrote: "I'm not sure how many unit will be available for the grab, but I know the price will be below the cost. So stay tuned and share this post with your friends who is interested in getting the Durandal G1N or G1NL Cherry MX brown mechanical keyboard. As stated earlier, this deal is only available for our fans only. If you have liked our Max Keyboard fan page, all you need to do is request the unique code to unlock the special price... (Complete information will be provided once Marketing released the info) Thanks guys for your support !!!"

Is this the right forum to post this on?

I don't know what the price will be but I know the G1NL goes for $110 on EBay and Buy and that's the lowest (lower than I paid) price I know of. So it's a heads up if you're interested.
Edited by Joe221 - 8/10/12 at 7:15am
post #8717 of 36807
Add me to the club!
You can find my DAS MX Brown in my signature's link.

CM Storm Quickfire MX RED: ~Nice engraved PBT black keycaps and some doubleshot goodies on it too.
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Filco TKL MX BROWN: ~Fully set up with all doubleshot keycaps.
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Edited by LivingChampion - 8/9/12 at 9:28pm
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Add me to the club!
You can find my DAS MX Brown in my signature's link.
CM Storm Quickfire MX RED: ~Nice engraved PBT black keycaps and some doubleshot goodies on it too.
Filco TKL MX BROWN: ~Fully set up with all doubleshot keycaps.

Those engraved black keys look absolutely fantastic.


I just bought a G80-3190HDU, it has MX Cherry Browns.

The seller provided picture:
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I want it here now!

The question is now, what board next?
post #8719 of 36807
Alright, so I spilled a tiny bit of soda on my Corsair K60 yesterday. Unplugged the keyboard and waited ~20 hours; Most of the keys work but V and N. When pressing V, both V and B activates, same deal with the N key.
Now that I'm using a rubber dome keyboard, I realized how good my K60 actually were, and that I need a replacement quickly, but with either MX Blues or Browns.
I don't want a massive tactile feedback, and I don't want to use a lot of force on the keys, but MX Reds are too damn sensitive imo. That leads me to my question; How are the MX Blue(s)? Is the resistance about the same as a rubber dome keyboard?
I would've gone with the BlackWidow Stealth edition, but it's not avilable in Norway. That's why I'm considering the standard BlackWidow, as it's cheap but it has MX Blues.
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Alright, so I spilled a tiny bit of soda on my Corsair K60 yesterday. Unplugged the keyboard and waited ~20 hours; Most of the keys work but V and N. When pressing V, both V and B activates, same deal with the N key.
Now that I'm using a rubber dome keyboard, I realized how good my K60 actually were, and that I need a replacement quickly, but with either MX Blues or Browns.
I don't want a massive tactile feedback, and I don't want to use a lot of force on the keys, but MX Reds are too damn sensitive imo. That leads me to my question; How are the MX Blue(s)? Is the resistance about the same as a rubber dome keyboard?
I would've gone with the BlackWidow Stealth edition, but it's not avilable in Norway. That's why I'm considering the standard BlackWidow, as it's cheap but it has MX Blues.

I don't like using a lot of force either, so I highly prefer Reds or Topres. But I've been using my new Filco with Browns because the game I've been playing needs some of the keys it has easily available. I've used Blacks as well and found them stiff and needing too much force, whereas Browns aren't bad. They take a little more effort than Reds, so you shouldn't have a problem with double pressing. Although I got used to Reds so sometimes I don't press hard enough tongue.gif

This is just from my experience, as I have joints that will eventually probably suffer from arthritis like my mother frown.gif
    
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