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I just bought my first gaming mouse today, its the Deathadder 3.5G. I am now looking forward to replace my 10 year old samsung ergonomics keyboard (which is the oldest part, the only remaining part from my first PC built 10 years ago). I want something which looks good beside my DA and should also perform well for FPS games. My budget is around the price of a new DA or less (not more).
So please leave your suggestion guys, dont hesitate to leave multiple suggestion( must be within price range). Thanks in advance and as always, +rep for all the contributors.
    
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post #2 of 18
I would try to find an ABS M1.
if that fails, the saitek cyborg is quite good.
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The razer blackwidow if it goes on sale
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post #4 of 18
I suggest you buy a leopold. A bit more expensive than the DA but well worth the price.

Question would be where can you find one in your area...
    
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post #5 of 18
I'd pay more for the keyboard than the mouse. Modern mice tend to be pretty generic and all track well. Keyboards however feel quite different.

But then I try and budget more for alcohol than food when I go out to eat so YMMV.
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post #6 of 18
If you want a rubber dome, find a sidewinder x4 on sale and get it. Otherwise, go mechanical. Why? Cause it can do this:

THE QUICK BROWN FOX JUMPS OVER THE LAZY DOG

You probably won't find a decent mechanical keyboard for anything near your price range btw.
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I thought most keyboards could do that?
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post #8 of 18
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I am not that keen on getting a mechanical keyboard (not even sure of all the benefits they offer) cause generally they look awful (well, at least to my eyes they are). I will be more than happy with a plain keyboard as long as it performs well, lasts long and looks good. Plus I probably wont find mechanical keyboards in India and the good online stores wont send their stuff here because of our brilliant customs/business practises.


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Originally Posted by yellowtoblerone View Post
I suggest you buy a leopold. A bit more expensive than the DA but well worth the price.

Question would be where can you find one in your area...
Lol..... rest assured buddy, the only LEOPOLD here in INDIA is I.
But fortunately enough for me, some stores here have started to import brands like RAZER and such (only widely known and popular brands) and sell them at horrible prices. So you can understand my anxiety before I invest a large amount of money on a keyboard. Thanks for the suggestions, please keep 'em coming. Meanwhile I will definitely look into the Blackwidow and SideWinder X4.
Thanks again. +rep added to all.
    
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post #9 of 18
I know you want keep your budget low for your keyboard purchase, but keep in mind that a quality keyboard will more than pay for itself in the long run vs. cheap keyboard after cheap keyboard.

A good keyboard will almost certainly outlast your mouse and the feel of keyboards vary quite a bit. Once you start using quality keyboards, it's very difficult to go back to cheaper ones (and enjoy it).

Mechanical keyboards get a lot of love because .... well, they're great! If you could find one, that would be my suggestion as well.

Btw, that BlackWidow you plan on looking into is a mechanical keyboard.
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I thought most keyboards could do that?
You'd be surprised, lol.
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