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Originally Posted by PCSarge;11792828 
i have a 6Gv2....unless you mash on al lthe keys at once, youll never have a problem with usb

Before the 6gv2 did you have rubber dome? I'm concerned about the transition from my G15 (rubber dome) to the cherry mx black in the 6gv2 considering they are the stiffer of the bunch.
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Originally Posted by DBEAU;11792785 
I really wanted a nice mechanical gaming keyboard with a native ps/2 plug but the Xarmor is getting mixed reviews because of the key shapes and space bar brace and the SS7g is sold out.. Do I have any other options?

Or can you convince me that ps/2 isn't THAT important?

Ask yourself why SteelSeries latest keyboard, the SHIFT, is USB only. Same with the Razer Black Widow.
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post #13 of 24
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Originally Posted by ripster;11792946 
Ask yourself why SteelSeries latest keyboard, the SHIFT, is USB only. Same with the Razer Black Widow.

This, from the mechanical keyboard thread, has me hung up on the whole thing...
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PS/2 or USB?
PS/2 wins on three fronts: First, it supports full n-key rollover. Second, PS/2 keyboards aren't polled, but are completely interrupt based. And third, it is impossible for it to be delayed by the USB bus being used by other devices. There are two types of USB transfer modes - the interrupt transfer mode (USB polls keyboard, when key is sensed the USB controller sends the interrupt to the CPU)

Hell, my current G15 is usb and has served me well for many years but now I'm thinking if I'm going to spend $100+ on a new keyboard I may as well get the best which seems to point to ps/2.

That is whats so alluring about the xarmor and SS7G but I'm worried about the blues and the SS7g apparently doesn't exist.
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post #14 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by DBEAU;11792883 
Before the 6gv2 did you have rubber dome? I'm concerned about the transition from my G15 (rubber dome) to the cherry mx black in the 6gv2 considering they are the stiffer of the bunch.

yeah i had a logitech wireless desktop (what a horrible set it was too) i have a 7Gv2 and a R.A.T 7 now, what a difference i see in my gameplay reaction times, and typing also, you wont regret a 6Gv2, i know i didnt.
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post #15 of 24
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Originally Posted by PCSarge;11793036 
yeah i had a logitech wireless desktop (what a horrible set it was too) i have a 7Gv2 and a R.A.T 7 now, what a difference i see in my gameplay reaction times, and typing also, you wont regret a 6Gv2, i know i didnt.

Did you find the 6gv2's cherry blacks to be significantly stiffer than the logitech?
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Originally Posted by DBEAU;11793001 
This, from the mechanical keyboard thread, has me hung up on the whole thing...

When I see a Doctor I often ask for a second opinion.
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post #17 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by DBEAU;11793084 
Did you find the 6gv2's cherry blacks to be significantly stiffer than the logitech?

actually no, not by much, they actually react before you bottom out, unlike a dome keyboard
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Maybe they are making way for the USB version with Macro SW to compete with Razer?
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I also think SS will release a new mech keyboard soon.
    
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