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theres really no point in going ps2 in a fps. u only have 5 fingers on 1 hand, so unless u double press on 2 fingers theyre going to register all the keys anyways.
Some keyboards max out on fewer than five keypresses at a time.
I had a keyboard that couldn't even press W+2 at the same time
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There are some other alternatives to SS when it comes to mech keyboards. Elitekeyboards will soon carry a variety of Leopold keyboards. They should offer in both full size and tenkeyless models as well as the variaty of the cherry mx switches (with the exception of reds). You can read more about them here:

http://www.geekhack.org/showthread.php?t=13258

You can also buy a ducky fullsize from ebay (doesnt look like he currently has any browns up for auction):

http://shop.ebay.com/?_from=R40&_trk...All-Categories

Better to narrow down the switch type you think would suite your preference best, then start looking for makes, models available with that switch type. Just my 2¢
Well the thing is, I want a SteelSeries keyboard to match my set-up. I heard from a friend that the switches the 6GV2 uses are harder to press down to stop making mistakes, which could make your fingers ache if you're not use to it??
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Blacks might cause some fatigue after time as they are the heavyist of the MX Cherry switches at 55g. It depends on the user and their typing style. If you come from somthing like a BS you probably wont mind the extra weight.
    
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Blacks might cause some fatigue after time as they are the heavyist of the MX Cherry switches at 55g. It depends on the user and their typing style. If you come from somthing like a BS you probably wont mind the extra weight.
Yeah I heard about it being a heavy but also heard that you don't need to push the buttons all the way down for it to register? What do you mean by "come from something like a BS"?
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BS = buckleing spring = mechanical switch type commonly found on IBM Model M's
    
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Yeah I heard about it being a heavy but also heard that you don't need to push the buttons all the way down for it to register? What do you mean by "come from something like a BS"?
The buttons are quite sensitive. I often find myself accidently pushing space while typing or gaming.
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The buttons are quite sensitive. I often find myself accidently pushing space while typing or gaming.
That is interesting. The blacks are supposed to minimize accidental key presses with their linear stiff design.
    
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post #18 of 23
No tactile or audio feedback means more accidental key presses.
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No tactile or audio feedback means more accidental key presses.
Why? That honestly doesn't make any sense to me. All tactile or audio feedback would do is let you know that you've accidentally hit a key easier, not prevent you from accidentally hitting them.
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Well, I'm not the type to "accidently" press keys. I just want a solid keyboard that matches my set up and is just a basic design like the 6G. Although on the 6G I've read a lot that the right shift and backspace is a little small but easy to get used to and that the num lock LEDs are really bright. Although at first on my G15 I kept hitting G1 instead of escape, but got use to that in a day. Reason being I want a mech keyboard is for long lasting, I mean yeah €79.99 is a lot for a keyboard but I have the Xai and I spent £60 on that.


Also the sound of a mech keyboard is orgasmic.

EDIT:
http://t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:a...G_0810.jpg&t=1
This picture makes me wanna get it more because of size, it's a lot smaller then that keyboard which I have at the moment.
Edited by BMorrisSly - 12/29/10 at 8:10pm
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