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love my MS sidewinder
    
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Deck Legend. No contest.

I just got mine and absolutely cannot go back to a non-mechanical. I love this keyboard.
Edited by eshold - 3/13/11 at 6:23pm
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Originally Posted by Tator Tot View Post
Yes.

Standard Keyboards are rated around 10 Mil keystrokes per key.

Cherry MX-Black switches are rated at 50 Mil Keystrokes per key
Wow
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Quote:
Standard Keyboards are rated around 10 Mil keystrokes per key.

Cherry MX-Black switches are rated at 50 Mil Keystrokes per key
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Originally Posted by i7Stealth1366 View Post
Wow
You'd be surprised how fast that'll go by. Though not at the speed I type.
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You'd be surprised how fast that'll go by. Though not at the speed I type.
Assuming you type at 60 wpm, for 8 hours a day, every day of the year you have 32 million key strokes a year. However, there are 104 keys on a standard keyboard; the 26 letters of the alphabet are used the most, and a "word" contains 6 keystrokes including the space. You therefore only have about 8 million key strokes a YEAR if you type NONSTOP for 8 hours per day at a fast pace. Realistically the switch will last you a good ten years or more.
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You also need to factor in probability. MTBF is a "mean" number so using a Poisson distribution and a n-variate computer simulation model I have concluded without a doubt that the odds of you spilling a drink on the keyboards before Key Failure is higher than the odds of Charlie Sheen ever getting sobered up.
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post #27 of 31
My kitten knocked a glass of coke over on the love of my life the other day and killed it.
Best keyboard I've ever used, gotta wait till end of month to replace, using this old gateway fx is a killer compaired to my baby.

Saitek Eclipse II Keyboard
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Quote:
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My kitten knocked a glass of coke over on the love of my life the other day and killed it.
Best keyboard I've ever used, gotta wait till end of month to replace, using this old gateway fx is a killer compaired to my baby.

Saitek Eclipse II Keyboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-001-_-Product
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post #29 of 31

Optimus Maximus is still the coolest looking KB


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I have a G11 and i love it blue backlight is the best imo
    
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