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Well.. you really can't call mechanical keyboards "far superior"

*don't rip me another one guys...

Aside from being reliable, long lasting, "clicky" keyboards with tactile response, theres nothing really special about mechanical keyboards.
I have yet to have anyone convince me that they are "better".

I don't see any reason to not get a modern Logitech gaming keyboard if it fits your price, your style, your needs.

To answer your question, do yourself a favor, drive down to your local BestBuy and try a few keyboards.
You will either
a) fall in love with the standard o'l mech keyboard and its clicky feedback
or
b) drop your jaw in amazement of the features of a modern, maybe even wireless keyboard and its affordable price.

In the end its all preference.
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post #12 of 25
I vote Razer Black Widow. If you want to spend more, get a Filco/Leopold.

The Razer uses cherry blues and will be very clicky. If you want a quieter, very light keyboard, go with a Das or Filco/Leopold w/ cherry browns. In general, cherry blues are kind of the "middle of the road" key switch, and you'll probably end up liking them.
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post #13 of 25
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Originally Posted by Anton338 View Post
Well.. you really can't call mechanical keyboards "far superior"

*don't rip me another one guys...

Aside from being reliable, long lasting, "clicky" keyboards with tactile response, theres nothing really special about mechanical keyboards.
I have yet to have anyone convince me that they are "better".

I don't see any reason to not get a modern Logitech gaming keyboard if it fits your price, your style, your needs.

To answer your question, do yourself a favor, drive down to your local BestBuy and try a few keyboards.
You will either
a) fall in love with the standard o'l mech keyboard and its clicky feedback
or
b) drop your jaw in amazement of the features of a modern, maybe even wireless keyboard and its affordable price.

In the end its all preference.
You just listed the reasons they're better. They have better key feel and last way way longer, unlike the POS G series which is overpriced like no other and has terrible feel.

I type faster and with less fatigue on my Das than I did on my G15. That makes it better right away. Now throw in the fact it'll last pretty much forever when my G15 went to crap in a little over 2 years and its a no brainer.
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post #14 of 25
What Das do you have?
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post #15 of 25
Professional S so it has MX Blues.
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post #16 of 25
Doesn't the s mean silent? In that case it has browns. And no ultimate?
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post #17 of 25
I think the S is the model name for all the keyboards Das sells currently. The one with MX Browns would be the Professional/Ultimate S Silent. At least going by their website.

Mine has MX Blues and is not an ultimate (I don't have blank keys). I think that's called a Professional S. I'm confused now lol

EDIT: Oh hey I found my box. It says Profession S on it as well. So I think what I said is correct.
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post #18 of 25
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Doesn't the s mean silent? In that case it has browns. And no ultimate?
all newest version of das are called Model S

Das Model S Professional = Cherry mx Blue with printed key
Das Model S Ultimate = Cherry mx blue blank key caps
Das Model S silent Professional = Cherry mx Brown
Das Model S silent Ultimate = Cherry mx brown blank key caps.
post #19 of 25
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Cheapest (easily obtainable) mechanical around now is the non-backlit razer blackwidow.
As far as I know, the Unicomp Spacesaver or Customizer are cheaper, and arguably better too...
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post #20 of 25
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I think the S is the model name for all the keyboards Das sells currently. The one with MX Browns would be the Professional/Ultimate S Silent. At least going by their website.

Mine has MX Blues and is not an ultimate (I don't have blank keys). I think that's called a Professional S. I'm confused now lol

EDIT: Oh hey I found my box. It says Profession S on it as well. So I think what I said is correct.
Oh I thought the s was for silent. and I was just playing about the blank keys
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