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post #1 of 16
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Hello, i have the eclipse II and i was thinking of getting a new keyboard, because this one is just not my style, it has the fat keys and the space bar is really fat o.O, am looking for something slim, easy to type, like laptop keyboards, am eyeing on the x4 sidewinder for a while now, i regret i did not get it while it was on sale, but i can also try my style with a mech keyboard too, i heard they are good, but very expensive.

im looking for something that's soft touch, does not require any strength to press keys, generally use for gaming, slim keys are nice.

any recommendations would be nice, thank you.
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post #2 of 16
I think Cherry Browns sounds about right for you!
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post #3 of 16
Do you have a budget? And do you want/need backlit keys and/or macro keys?
post #4 of 16
Eclipse II hard to type on? Are you serious?
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post #5 of 16
I am enjoying my Razer Blackwidow, if you like Blues.
    
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post #6 of 16
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Originally Posted by DEC_42 View Post
Eclipse II hard to type on? Are you serious?
Must have used a logitech before hand.
post #7 of 16
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well i used this liteon 7dollar keyboard before, and it was soooo good! and the keys were so smooth and easy to type, i can literally type 3x faster than the eclipse II.

for the cherry brown i might be interested, am looking for 40 for keyboards, and as for mech keyboard might can go up to 80, my budget is tight with these things, because its not really a need, just a want.
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post #8 of 16
I just got the X4 and do recommend it. I went to Frys and checked played with everything they had, and best price/feel was this one. I also wanted backlit, so win/win. That being said, there is a little more resistance than my basic logitec k120.
It's so little!
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It's so little!
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anker vertical ocz sony 5.25" bookshelfs 
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Windows 7 ViewSonic ViewSonic VX2739wm model m Cooler Master Silent Pro 700 
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Lian Li A05FNB (flipped to A05NB) Razer Deathadder Black edt. OCZ behemoth Audio Technica ATH-AD500 
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post #9 of 16
Mechanical keyboards aren't that expensive. I got one for £15 more than the gaming keyboard i was going to buy.

I'd reccomend the black widow. My only problem is that i feel that the keys are too easy to press. But that's personal opinion.
post #10 of 16
What's inside the X4?
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