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Old October 20, 2013, 11:36 AM
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I bought the board, and I love it. Much better than my Razer Lycosa keyboard.
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Old February 8, 2014, 09:35 PM
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Razer isn't that bad at all.
Try going into a store that has them on display and trying them out.
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Old February 9, 2014, 09:24 PM
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I have a CM Storm with blue keys.
I like it.
Recovered from a spill after a little TLC.
It has a USB hub which is handy, but needs an optional power supply if you are going to use if for many things, eg could not charge my mouse or plug in my G13 gamepad.
It also lights up - nice touch - but thats an aesthetics thing. Custom lighting is now available on some keyboards.
It does have a few keyboard based controls, I only use the volume ones - and I don't like how they are two key, (Press the Storm Key and F9 to mute for example). Other boards have better system control keys.
I went for a batch of macro keys. Only use a couple, thought I'd use more, have not. Yet. Found their on line video manual to be unsuited to my learning style, there is not PDF manual - major fail there. Found watching youtubes on making CM macro's better than their own website.
But the BLUE Cherries - I find them great - a little noisy - my dearly beloved pipes up from time to time when I'm clicking away ... "What you typing now?" Could be an issue if she was a light sleeper for late night typing. Closing the office door works too.
Storm is not available - picked my up on end of the line clearance for a good discount.
Watch the clearance bin if you are on a budget, often see good discontinued models there.
There is a website dedicated to keyboards (at least one, but I don't have the link - if I find it, I'll post it).

Don't skimp on your keyboard - get a good mechanical one.
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Old February 9, 2014, 10:23 PM
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The Razor Keyboard I bout for $75 is actually best one iv had since I replaced a broken beaten Logitech one few yrs ago. Very comfortable even into its 3rd year of 4 days on off gaming here there.

Razer BlackWidow Ultimate - Elite Mechanical Gaming Keyboard - Razer Canada

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Old February 10, 2014, 12:21 PM
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Do you need the 10key pad? If not the coolermaster QFR is a great board, I love mine with blues. Keycool also makes great keyboards in your price range Online shop for professional mechanical gaming keyboards If you like even smaller boards, the poker II is great, a little more than your price range banggood has free shipping and no tax.
Where did u get the CM QFR with Blue switches. I have been looking everywhere
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Old February 10, 2014, 12:26 PM
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From headsh0t16, they should be at almost every etailer. I'd wait for the backlit rapid-i though.
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