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post #1 of 17
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So my gf bought me a razer lycosa and just wondering if its a decent keyboard?

Her logic was that it matched my mouse which is a razer naga which has the same blue backlighting.

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post #2 of 17
I'm using my lycosa now and love it But i want a change since i've had it for like a year and my D key has kind of rubbed so the D looks like a circle. This happened after about i'd say 11 months of nonstop use, but it doesn't bother me much since im not looking down at the keys when I type
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post #3 of 17
The answer depends on how much you like your GF.
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The answer depends on how much you like your GF.
Lol how so?


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post #5 of 17
Considering the actual price of the razer lycosa.

I would really suggest spending another 10$ and getting the Black widow.

I don't know how she will handle that though.

Some girls can get emotional over that..

However lycosa has pretty flaky quality control...

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post #6 of 17
Tell her you want the receipt and if you ever get married a 30 day return policy.
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post #7 of 17
It isn't worth the money. Black Widow is. And it would match your Razer mouse. Minus the back lighting, but who needs that? Or just get the Ultimate because it has that silliness.

The Lycosa is the same as all those other gimmicky rubber "gaming" boards. Tis a silly thing that is over priced.
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post #9 of 17
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Well, I'd rather not go through all that hassle... I am using it now and it is leaps better than my wireless Logitech LX7 I used previously. I am not very picky about my keyboards as long as they work well and last a long time (had the logitech damn near 4 years now only changed the batteries once XD). I use a dell keyboard at work which I think is mechanical (typing rate is important in what I do) and the difference is marginal at best. In any case this keyboard is more than responsive enough for my leisurely fps gaming and heavy mmo gaming.

I also enjoy the fact that it has a usb port in back and headphone and mic jacks as well!

Thanks for all the replies!

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post #10 of 17
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Originally Posted by ripster View Post
Tell her you want the receipt and if you ever get married a 30 day return policy.
I lol'd. Thank you.

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Well, I'd rather not go through all that hassle... I am using it now and it is leaps better than my wireless Logitech LX7 I used previously. I am not very picky about my keyboards as long as they work well and last a long time (had the logitech damn near 4 years now only changed the batteries once XD). I use a dell keyboard at work which I think is mechanical (typing rate is important in what I do) and the difference is marginal at best. In any case this keyboard is more than responsive enough for my leisurely fps gaming and heavy mmo gaming.

I also enjoy the fact that it has a usb port in back and headphone and mic jacks as well!

Thanks for all the replies!

I think Razer is meh, but I like the looks of what you got there.
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