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So i am not sure if i would go Mechanical or not. The wife recently got this keyboard http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...idewinder%20x6

She likes it but i don't like the length of the whole keyboard with that removable part. But the keys are flat like i like so whatever keyboard i would get would need to be similiar in that way, i don't like keyboards where i have to basically slam on the keys to type anything out, i've been using an alienware laptop for 2 years now and have grown to love how the keys on it are.

Anyone have any suggestions?
post #2 of 20
Are you looking for something with programmable keys? If so, look into the Logitech G11/G15/G17, etc. I'm still using a G11, and I still love it. If you want something smaller, the Saitek Eclipse series is pretty popular, and I've heard the Razer boards aren't too bad either. None of these options are mechanical though.
 
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I was looking at the Razer and Steelseries boards, i will be gaming a lot on my new PC so programmable keys would be a good bonus. I have owned a Saitek in the past and it was ok but with my big hands pretty hard for me to type.
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Razer would be ur best bet but as far as non mechanical they are not much better. Logitech keys are much different so dont even look into them.
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Well then has anyone ever tried a Steelseries board or some other gaming keyboard that is good?
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If your looking for a cheap mechanical with macro keys I would get the Black Widow Normal version.

Personally I prefer blues to browns for gaming. I got the Black Widow because it was open box which made it cost about 70$. Otherwise I would have got the Das Keyboard with blues.
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Should have ordered the Black Widow.
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-DasKeyboard Model S Professional Ultimate (Black Key Caps and Cherry MX Blue Mechnical Switches)
-DasKeyboard Model S Professional Professional (Printed Key Caps and Cherry MX Blue Mechnical Switches)
-DasKeyboard Model S Professional Ultimate Silent (Blank Key Caps and Cherry MX Brown Mechanical Switches)
-DasKeyboard Model S Professional Professional Silent (Printed Key Caps and Cherry MX Brown Mechanical Switches)
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post #10 of 20
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Originally Posted by 8-Ball View Post
Should have ordered the Black Widow.
I looked very closely at the Black Widow and didn't like the look of it, i also have a mechanical keyboard at work where the keys really rise above like the older IBM keyboards or the Daskeyboard and hate it.

The sleeker switch or rubber keyboards are better imo.
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