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I've got a Frost Tactile. It's a great board; though I still debate the ~$200 spent to get the thing to my door.

Features wise, it does not have a leg up on the competition. Though it does have a great build to it and rare switches.
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Originally Posted by Tator Tot View Post
I've got a Frost Tactile. It's a great board; though I still debate the ~$200 spent to get the thing to my door.

Features wise, it does not have a leg up on the competition. Though it does have a great build to it and rare switches.
You could argue that the Cherry Clears are a feature in and of themselves since very few (if any) other boards utilize them.

I wish I could get some new keycaps - just like a WASD cluster with a red inset instead of a clear one. Now that would look wicked.
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post #13 of 15
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You can change the LED's on a Deck easily.
Also, Cherry MX-Clear switches are not that rare; you can find them on POS keyboards fairly easily.

MX-Red's are much harder to find in the US.
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post #14 of 15
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Thats pretty nice IMO, I love the simpleness of it and one of the first mech keyboards i will actually consider buying.

Im not a massive fan on keyboards at the end of the day, But i do love my saitek cyborg, The keys are spaced right. But no KB i have ever seen has actually gave me what i want.

The list goes:-
Mechanical + Backlight
full media keys (vol + -, Play/pause, Mute fwd backward)
Full key layout with an extra 5 or so macros
Heavy + Extra thick cable

I mean come on thats simple enough isnt it?
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Originally Posted by sub50hz View Post
Blackwidow Ultimate? Media controls are on Fn, but that's pretty darn close.
Yeah
http://store.razerzone.com/store/raz...oryId.35156900

This has everything you listed.
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Aside from the (possibly justifiable) price and the issue with excessively bright LEDs (when will they learn?) this looks like a success.
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