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Someone can correct me if I'm wrong, but can't you just use a usb to ps2 for nkro?
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post #12 of 24
Logitech G19, less "ghosting" than a G15.

Ghosting: when you press more than 5 keys on the keyboard a random key gets "pressed".

With a G19 you can hold down up to 11 keys and not have any errors.
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post #14 of 24
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Originally Posted by Cletas View Post
I think I like the RAZER Black USB Wired BlackWidow Ultimate, unless someone can think of an issue why this is bad I will be purchasing in the next hour or so.

Secondly This is a USB mechanical keyboard? I thought one of the advantages of mechanical keyboard was to allow as many keys as possible to be pressed at once which I thought required ps/2. Am I wrong in this? Does it matter(I mean I rarely press over 3-4 keys at once)? Are there any disadvantages/advantages of using USB over ps/2?


Thanks.
The sensitivity of the Black Widow Ultimate is awesome, it takes no effort whats so ever to type. I find it VERY comfortable and wouldn't trade it for anything, the only thing some may find annoying is the clicking noise, I don't mind it but some may. If you want a performance keyboard this is the one, if you want a silent keyboard look elsewhere.

Also it has a built into the right side USB port and both headset and microphone jacks.

BUY IT!!! you will not be dissapointed, as long as you don't mind the clicking noises which isn't too bad.

Enjoy.
post #15 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by Cletas View Post
Secondly This is a USB mechanical keyboard? I thought one of the advantages of mechanical keyboard was to allow as many keys as possible to be pressed at once which I thought required ps/2. Am I wrong in this? Does it matter(I mean I rarely press over 3-4 keys at once)? Are there any disadvantages/advantages of using USB over ps/2?


Thanks.
That unfortunately has nothing to do with the keyboard being mechanical. Many mechanical are no better then your average keyboard in that regard.

The black widow is "optimized" so the most common keys used while gaming won't block. However, there are some combination of keys where if you press 3 keys down, the 3rd key will not register.





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Originally Posted by snoogins View Post
Someone can correct me if I'm wrong, but can't you just use a usb to ps2 for nkro?
Only on a USB keyboard that has NKRO, and supports the ps/2 adapter.

If you don't use an adapter, you still get 6 keys, which is more then enough for 99% of people.

Just remember that the board has to specifically have that feature. Most keyboards (and almost all non-mechs) are "2kro", which means they will not be able to press 3 keys at once in some cases.
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post #16 of 24
It's worth noting that the Microsoft X4 and some of the new Ducky's are touting full N key rollover over USB.
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post #17 of 24
Definitely a black widow, I love mine. Great feel, soft keys, nice feedback. Great build quality too it seems, nice and heavy!
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post #18 of 24
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Originally Posted by Crazy9000 View Post
You could go for a Deck. They are very nice keyboards for gaming.

You could either get the smaller Ice, http://www.deckkeyboards.com/product...products_id=30 or get a used full size legend, http://www.overclock.net/other-compo...end-toxic.html.
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post #19 of 24
I've got a Logitech G110 that I like but I'm thinking I might get myself a mechanical keyboard for better tactile feedback. These look good:

http://www.overclock.net/overclock-n...nded-line.html
post #20 of 24
How about a Das with a discount or a Steelseries mech?
Mechs seem to be favored by RTS and RPG players.
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