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Whats a good/best mech keyboard backlit for gaming if possible with media keys but not a must tho and PS/2 or USB connection it doesnt matter.

i was thinking of iOne Xarmor U9BL/U9BL-S or Deck Legend not really looking at the Blackwidow had a Razer keyboard before....

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post #2 of 11
Deck Legend would be the better option, really.
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post #3 of 11
Deck is a much better built keyboard.
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what do you guys think about the Blackwidow?
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post #5 of 11
i gotta logitech G19 and thats pretty awesome
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post #6 of 11
Blackwidow is made by iOne, it trades low price and features for the lack of NKRO.
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post #7 of 11
Deck make some good backlit ones if you can stand the font.

I wouldn't get the blackwidow. There are better options for that price, and there are some serious quality control issues. You wouldn't notice the lack of NKRO though.
post #8 of 11
Deck is definitely awesome.

but and I'd stay clear of the first Xarmor

but the newer one a lot of people have snagged and no one has had any complaints about it yet that I've seen.

I wouldn't hesitate on it.

I like the better positioning of the USB ports over the blackwidow
post #9 of 11
I'd like to see someone do a full review of the U9BL-S. I did product testing for them so I'd be a biased party (although some of their recent actions have counteracted some of that affection for them). But the U9BL-S was always going to be a U9BL with everyone's complaints fixed. MX brown switches that appeal to more people, better media controls, fixed lettering, etc. I'd like to know how they did.
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I'd like to see someone do a full review of the U9BL-S. I did product testing for them so I'd be a biased party (although some of their recent actions have counteracted some of that affection for them). But the U9BL-S was always going to be a U9BL with everyone's complaints fixed. MX brown switches that appeal to more people, better media controls, fixed lettering, etc. I'd like to know how they did.
i havent seen full reviews but iv seen some customer reviews and they say the U9BL-S is good but the backlights on the media keys F1 to F6 aren't evenly lit (but that doesnt bother me ) and there website is crap which all of us know anyway
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