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post #1 of 43
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I just ordered one off ebay cause i used a friends and I thought it was simply amazing. But was wondering what everyone else thought about it?
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post #2 of 43
I love mines. Everyones says its really heavy for a keyboard.
     
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post #3 of 43
It is amazing. I have the Dragon Age 2 version of it because of the red LEDs and I could not possibly go back to a non-mechanical keyboard now, or a keyboard without individually backlit keys
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post #4 of 43
The regular version is good for its price. Nice job switching over to the mechanical side!
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post #5 of 43
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ive heard that the space bar and shift buttons are breaking fast...
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post #6 of 43
I got the black widow ulimate and im very happy with the mechanical keyboard despite the funky combination of upper and lower case printing on the key caps.
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post #7 of 43
I love mine. 0 regrets. Typing is marvelous.
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post #8 of 43
Other than the fact that you can't pop a key off to fix it (voids warranty) I like my blackwidow. I don't really see the reason why the ultimate is so much more, because for its price I would be jumping on some other mechanical keyboards... mm want to try some different switches!
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post #9 of 43
It's the best budget gaming mechanical keyboard for sure, and the cherry blue switch is fun to type on. If you really want a keyboard for gaming, try and get a keyboard with cherry browns though, the clicky mechanism in blues slightly get in the way of doubletaps.
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post #10 of 43
My opinion:

Pros:
-Noisy
-regular version can be one of the cheapest mechs around (got mine for like $65 on sale)
-gamer mode to turn off windows key, big left control button (compared to keyboards like Das) useful for games like SC where you don't want to accidentally hit windows key, even if it's disabled.
-macro keys, I don't personally use them, but at least I have them if I ever need them.
-quality appears good, very nice braided cable
-media keys using the fn button which replaces the right windows key - I like no extra buttons but extra useful functions.

Cons:
-Noisy
-Glossy - nowhere near as bad as a Das though, but if you're obsessed with no fingerprints on your keyboard, might be annoying.
-no NKRO
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