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£50 ish gaming keyboard

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Ok so finally my 10-year-old keyboard has let go, the left Shift key, both Windows keys, and the Tab key don't work.

So I'm looking at a new keyboard for around £50, will stretch to £75 at the most, but it HAS to be special.

I would like a mech, and I'm not fussed too much about macros etc.. I would like something in black that performs well, I'm left handed and have "Dr. Zoidberg Grip" so I'd like a decent space around the WASD keys.

Rep will be given to those who provide a good suggestion and give good reasons why I should fork out for a fancy keyboard.
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Sidewinder x4 (rubber dome) ~35 GBP

For 50 GBP you better pray that the xarmor u9bl-s that's supposed to come out is any good. I wouldn't get the black widow at this price because it has blue switches and does not support any key rollover whatsoever.

For 75 GBP get yourself a Das S
Edited by cuad - 2/20/11 at 4:14pm
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The X4 is good, I used to have one, but the rubber domes feel very poor. Flat keys too,

At that price, you'd be very happy with a Razer BlackWidow, or Das S. Go for Cherry Blue switches (Razer has then, Das has those and brown options).
    
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