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I'm mostly looking to the X4 because its cheaper XD, i heard that the Lycosa have some rubber stuff on the buttons is that really making the difference?
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So what do you think guys should i add some more cash and get Lycosa/X6/Blackwidow over the X4?
Edited by ArchDevil - 1/30/11 at 5:31am
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Originally Posted by ArchDevil View Post
So what do you think guys should i add some more cash and get X6/Blackwidow over the X4?
x6 is not worth it. It's just a backlight 10 dollar dell keyboard in my opinion


BLACKWIDOW is DEFINITELY worth the price. It's a GREAT keyboard.
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X4. I am biased though. In all fairness, I have used all of these at one time or another, and I just liked the feel of the X4. It has a nice solid feel to it, but just not as clicky as a mechanical. For the $$ you can't go wrong.
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post #15 of 27
sidewinder x4.
backlight+ anti ghosting.
is what you need for gaming.
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sidewinder x4
Edited by cuad - 3/8/11 at 2:19pm
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For as much as I want a mechanical keyboard, I'm gonna be but a poor college student working with a budget, so that isn't very viable. So I had to look at cheaper options
So I too, like the look of the Sidewinder X4. I think its a great keyboard.
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Razer Black Widow or microsoft X6.. I own a razer lycosa mirror edition.. all I can say is don't get that and I've heard good things about the Black Widow myself and the X6 just looks great
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I have 1 BlackWidow, and 2 more in transit to me, they are getting hard to find. I asked about the next ship at Fry's and they were 5 deliveries overdue. Checked BestBuy and all local stores were sold out. Tried Newegg and it went out of stock in between adding it to my cart and checking out. Amazon sold out as well, ended up finding an ultimate and a regular from one of their linked retailers.
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how so? i have one and don't really like it. the macro buttons are too far apart to be used properly by my pinky when on the WASD cluster and i don't see what other gaming features it has that i could make use of. probably my noobishness though
The macro keys on the Black Widow are simply annoying to me. They mess up my alignment constantly. I end up with my fingers on caps lock A S Q instead of on WASD because I typically align my fingers based on the far left control key hitting my pinky. I also never ever use them for any purpose. I also don't like the alignment of the function keys or how the macro keys mean that the escape key is slightly offset from the upper left corner. The lip around the keyboard is annoying as well.

All of my complaints are minor things, but they add up, and the only thing I really liked about it was the key switches. The problem is that there are about 10 other decent mechanical keyboards out there with MX blues. The Black Widow only gets its fame because it's a Razer product and it slightly flashier and slightly cheaper than its competitors. Personally, I prefer the simplicity of this Steelseries 6Gv2 I'm using now. All the flashy bull**** on a Razer product tends to just bother me.

I can't speak to the durability issue of the Razer because I only had it for a week, but if my past experiences with Razer products are any indication, it might suffer there as well. The switches on the Black Widow are nice, but it's not the only fish in the sea with those switches. It might, in fact, be the cheapest at only about $75 for the regular version, but I'd gladly drop another $20 for something that doesn't have all the annoying little things that the Razer does.
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