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So I have ~$100-130, maybe a little more if the keyboard is worth it. I'd prefer a mechanical switch, of course. I love the clicky sound of blues, and I've heard they're best to type with.
I've been looking at the Das, but any other suggestions are welcome.
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You could only bump your topic once every 24 hours. You could go for the Razer Black Widow as an entry level mechanical keyboard (Cherry MX Blues).
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You could only bump your topic once every 24 hours. You could go for the Razer Black Widow as an entry level mechanical keyboard (Cherry MX Blues).
Oh. I thought it was every hour. My bad.
I despise Razer. A company that sells products to gamers that have gimmicky features.
post #4 of 37
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Originally Posted by rpgman1 View Post
You could only bump your topic once every 24 hours. You could go for the Razer Black Widow as an entry level mechanical keyboard (Cherry MX Blues).
There's actually no rule against it. It's just like waiting in line. So the point of OCN asking us to wait 12-24 hours between bumps is because of the simple fact that you're not the only one asking for help.

However, I agree: be more patient. Bumping a thread after just 1 hour is extremely impatient for any message board. This is because even though OCN is a busy place, it can still take just as long to receive a reply as a very slow message board because you're not the only one asking for assistance.
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Oh. I thought it was every hour. My bad.
I despise Razer. A company that sells products to gamers that have gimmicky features.
Believe it or not, the BlackWidow is actually quite a formidable entry-level mechanical keyboard. It may be a Razer product, but it's not the typical garbage that they produce.
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Oh. I thought it was every hour. My bad.
I despise Razer. A company that sells products to gamers that have gimmicky features.
The BW is quite a turn around. If you still don't trust Razer you can get the XArmor U9BL.

Other KB's with Blues
Filco (Should be hard to find now)
Ducky (Needs to be imported)
Das
Rosewill's 9000 something?
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The BW is quite a turn around. If you still don't trust Razer you can get the XArmor U9BL.

Other KB's with Blues
Filco (Should be hard to find now)
Ducky (Needs to be imported)
Das
Rosewill's 9000 something?
Oh dude yeah! The Rosewill RK-9000!!

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16823201040

It's just like the Filco Majestouch Tactile Click, only with a different logo, a braided cable, and a cool red metal plate instead of a black one!



Edit: Oh man, it's deactivated right now. I'm sorry.
Edited by TwoCables - 12/26/10 at 7:59pm
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I really wouldn't bother buying a Cherry keyboard till Elitekeyboards starts selling their Leopolds... It's worth waiting to see what they offer, and at what price.
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post #9 of 37
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Originally Posted by ch_123 View Post
I really wouldn't bother buying a Cherry keyboard till Elitekeyboards starts selling their Leopolds... It's worth waiting to see what they offer, and at what price.
I've had someone else tell me that. But I kind of need a new keyboard asap, and why not get a mechanical?

So I guess it's Das vs BW, then? Discuss.
post #10 of 37
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I've had someone else tell me that. But I kind of need a new keyboard asap, and why not get a mechanical?

So I guess it's Das vs BW, then? Discuss.
Due to the layout, the Das gets my vote hands-down. But if I didn't care, then the BlackWidow would get my vote just due to the price.
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