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Am I too late for the Rosewill RK-9000?

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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16823201040


Say it ain't so. I saw on geekhack that people were still ordering it not even a month ago!

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post #2 of 8
just means its out of stock, i'm sure there will be more in no time
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its been difficult to get certain types of cherry switch's here in North America recently it seems, but it will come back into stock sooner or later, you just gotta watch the item.
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D: *types on RK-9000 with sadness*.

They will come back!
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post #5 of 8
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Originally Posted by Amw86 View Post
its been difficult to get certain types of cherry switch's here in North America recently it seems, but it will come back into stock sooner or later, you just gotta watch the item.
That board uses Cherry MX-Blue switches, they are pretty easy to get.

For $110 you can get the Overclock.net edition keyboards (link in sig.) Build quality is the same and it comes with more features.

The only thing is that really different in the build quality is our backplate is black, while Rosewill's is red. Both are steel though. Just a color difference.
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post #6 of 8
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I'm sorry guys. I'm just used to Newegg having the yellow "auto-notify" button when something is out of stock instead of the dreadful "deactivated" sign. I am after the Rosewill cause I also read on geekhack that they often sell it at super discounts. I can't imagine that happening with the OCN Duckys, but I guess I should do more comparisons.
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post #7 of 8
yea i read that this keyboard is prob one of the best bang-bang-for the buck mechanical keyboards out there. I was disappointed to see that is was deactivated, but thats just because new egg is out of stock.

Should i get this or the IBM model m?
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Originally Posted by iemmustaine View Post
yea i read that this keyboard is prob one of the best bang-bang-for the buck mechanical keyboards out there. I was disappointed to see that is was deactivated, but thats just because new egg is out of stock.

Should i get this or the IBM model m?
IBM Model M is a better board for typing.

There's also the Unicomp keyboards.

Like I said earlier in the thread, Overlcock.net has boards for sale with similar layout, build quality, and the same switches. It's the Ducky DK-9008.
They are $110 ($10 more than the Rosewill) and come with more features.

Ducky's Feature
  • Detachable USB Cable
  • Fn Media Keys
    • Play
    • Pause
    • Stop
    • Next Track
    • Previous Track
  • CTRL function swap with Capslocks - F9 LED to signify it's active
  • ALT function swap with windows - F10 to signify it's active
  • Windows Key Disabled - F11 to signify it's active
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