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post #1 of 19
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Really need help because i cant decide which mechanical keyboard should i buy. I really dont like those old looking mechanical keyboards for hardcore users lol and i live in Finland so theres not many different boards where to choose. Still i have much problem deciding. So.. keyboards are Razer BlackWidow Ultimate, SteelSeries 6Gv2, Zowie Celeritas, SteelSeries 7G and maybe any model of Das Keyboard but i would have to order it from Germany. Anyone got any of these keyboards or any advices? I mainly play StarCraft II, some fps games like CoD4, TF2 and some single player games like Mafia 2. Thanks!
Edited by asdlolwth - 3/2/11 at 10:46am
post #2 of 19
I'd go with the Razer keyboard.
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I'd go with the Razer keyboard.
Hmm really not sure. I think its best looking keyboard of those but i have heard bad about Razers keyboards and the quality of their products. Also glossy surface of it isnt nice but thanks for opinion!!
post #4 of 19
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Just decided that i will buy BlackWidow Ultimate, 6Gv2 or 7G for sure. Celeritas seems to be little bit low quality and really dont want to order Das Kyeboard from Germany so anyone else here that got any experience of BW, 6Gv2 or 7G?
post #5 of 19
There are people who have had problems with the Black Widow AND the Steelseries keyboards

Keyboard Co in the UK sells Finnish layout Filcos

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There is also some Finnish retailer who sells Finnish Topre keyboards, but these are about 190 euro.
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There are people who have had problems with the Black Widow AND the Steelseries keyboards

Keyboard Co in the UK sells Finnish layout Filcos

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Tenkeyless

There is also some Finnish retailer who sells Finnish Topre keyboards, but these are about 190 euro.
I have been thinking more about those and decided to drop BlackWidow. Really just because i have heard about Razer keyboard's terrible quality and how many problems they have. But i have heard almost only good about SteelSeries so probably it because Filco is soooo expensive. Or maybe Filco? Haha really hard to choose. SteelSeries probably but maybe even Filco if i can get enough money for it ^^. Also Das Keyboard would be good if i can find one with right layout heh. Thanks for your opinion!! I will continue thinking between Filco and SteelSeries.
post #7 of 19
Get the Das. I have a feeling you've looked here already for shopping links: http://geekhack.org/showwiki.php?tit...+Links#Finland
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post #8 of 19
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I have been thinking more about those and decided to drop BlackWidow. Really just because i have heard about Razer keyboard's terrible quality and how many problems they have. But i have heard almost only good about SteelSeries so probably it because Filco is soooo expensive. Or maybe Filco? Haha really hard to choose. SteelSeries probably but maybe even Filco if i can get enough money for it ^^. Also Das Keyboard would be good if i can find one with right layout heh. Thanks for your opinion!! I will continue thinking between Filco and SteelSeries.
Steelseries is only available in stiff, non tactile switches (Blacks) whereas the Filco is available with low force tactile (Brown) and clicky (Blue) switches, in addition to black ones.
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post #9 of 19
There are also people who have had problems with Filcos. Don't buy any keyboard, wait until a perfect one is released.
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Sure, but I've heard far less Filco horror stories than I've heard ones about the BW or Steelseries.
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