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post #11 of 42
Liked it... but my audio jack was broken.
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post #12 of 42
I'm happy with my Black widow normal, for 70$ or so that I paid for it unboxed it was a great deal. However, if I were to get one with back-lighting I would go with the u9bl, the bw ultimate version is totally not worth it.

The 7G is also a good alternative to consider.
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post #13 of 42
i have mixed feelings about they keyboard i switched to the BWU from the Logitech G15 v2 , if you take the keyboard yes it is loud and sometimes when im on skype people on the other end ask me if im typing on a type writer. seriously they do. anyways my first BWU failed after 8 hours of use it just died sent it back to RMA and then couldn't wait a month for it and went out and blew out my cash on another and this had the boot loader issue after updating the keyboards firmware i had to update the BIOS as well because it had some how corrupted it , and now its working fine and im loving it the feel of the keyboard is awesome i only blame Razer for not having proper quality control. as for the 1st keyboard i managed to convince the dealer to give me a G510 which ill be giving it to my brother . all in all the BWU is a very very good keyboard and id recommend it just hope you get a keyboard that is not defected. hope this helps
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post #14 of 42
On the topic of noise... since MX Blue switches are clicky, they will always be somewhat noisier than keys that don't click, but a good way of lessening the noise output of a keyboard with MX Blue switches is to teach yourself not to bottom out the keys when typing. It's not easy when you're used to rubber dome keyboards, but very much worth it. Any mechanical keyboard built using Cherry MX switches will be noisy if you bottom out all the time. Boards with Blues are even worse since they also click.
post #15 of 42
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On the topic of noise... since MX Blue switches are clicky, they will always be somewhat noisier than keys that don't click, but a good way of lessening the noise output of a keyboard with MX Blue switches is to teach yourself not to bottom out the keys when typing. It's not easy when you're used to rubber dome keyboards, but very much worth it. Any mechanical keyboard built using Cherry MX switches will be noisy if you bottom out all the time. Boards with Blues are even worse since they also click.
but the satisfaction you get from hearing the click every time you type from it cannot be given by any other keyboard
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post #16 of 42
I like mine, don't regret buying it. However, all the silly hype and talk around how amazing mechanical keyboards are... well, is over exaggerated. They're nice, but it's not really much of a life changer.

To be honest, you'd be better spending the money on a proper upgrade and not a hugely expensive keyboard. The BlackWidow does however fit a medium budget nicely.
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but the satisfaction you get from hearing the click every time you type from it cannot be given by any other keyboard

I'm not a big fan but it sure is popular
post #18 of 42
I love my blackwidow =] the feel of the keys are so.. umn natural i guess.
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post #19 of 42
oh oh and since i switched form the G15 v2 to the BWU it took me about 3-5 days to get used to the new layout of the BWU , the keys are bit cramped compared to the G15 TBH
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post #20 of 42
i demo it at frys and didnt like it so went with the G6v2.
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