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post #1 of 9
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Well, I generally hate alienware but I'm attracted to their keyboard due to the lighting change and I keep making typos on my razer lycosa


worth the 99$?
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post #2 of 9
$99 seems a bit much considering it's non-mechanical and doesn't have full n-key rollover. It's a regular keyboard that glows different colors.... which can be had with a Saitek II for around $60ish I believe.
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not sure I like the Saitek II

what exactly does mechanical mean, I'm a keyboard noob
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I love mine, but would never spend 100 bucks on it. Got mine for 50, its a great keyboard for 50 bucks though! Maybe look into the Razer BlackWidow. [ame="http://www.amazon.com/Razer-BlackWidow-Ultimate-Mechanical-Keyboard/dp/B003ZJ5B4I/ref=sr_1_18?ie=UTF8&qid=1294568721&sr=8-18"]Amazon.com: Razer BlackWidow Ultimate Mechanical Gaming Keyboard - Full Retail US Layout: Electronics[/ame] Very sexy! Or buy it and I will send you my TacX for the BlackWidow! biggrin.gif
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I like my Saitek Eclipse II but there is one problem with it:
There isn't any software coming with it, so you can't configure which color you want to boot with windows.

So if I like the red, I'll have to change it manually to red everytime I boot to windows. That's annoying. frown.gif
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post #6 of 9
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Originally Posted by MoMurda;11947077 
I love mine, but would never spend 100 bucks on it. Got mine for 50, its a great keyboard for 50 bucks though! Maybe look into the Razer BlackWidow. Amazon.com: Razer BlackWidow Ultimate Mechanical Gaming Keyboard - Full Retail US Layout: Electronics Very sexy! Or buy it and I will send you my TacX for the BlackWidow! biggrin.gif

blackwidow is ugly :/
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post #7 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by Johnny Guitar;11947098 
blackwidow is ugly :/

mad.gifconfused.gifeek.gif How dare you! Haha.
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post #8 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by Johnny Guitar;11947098 
blackwidow is ugly :/
Except the widow will last more then 10 times longer then the TacX.
post #9 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by Johnny Guitar;11947098 
blackwidow is ugly :/

Ugly > a pile of crap.
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