Help Choosing Gaming Keyboard

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oipluckie
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I've been looking up gaming keyboards and found only a few that I like. I'm just looking for a budget gaming keyboard that has good quality as well. The ones I've seen is the cyber snipa warboard which can be found for $20 but without lighting. Another is the Saitek Eclipse keyboards, but I heard and read many reviews that the keys wear out too quickly.

I want a nice sturdy keyboard and hope to get some budget friendly suggestions.

I may be getting the warboard it looks quite sturdy and liking the keys.

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nilzxx
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You can get a Razer Arctosa for ~45$. You will spend a lot of time on your keyboard. Do youself a favor and spend a little more. I never used a CyberSnipa Warboard, but I love some of their other products, including mice and mousepad. (Even though my Itelliscope broke after 2.5 years and my mousepad had to be replaced. The surface was used off but they replaced it for free after warranty)

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in my honest opinion you dont really need a "gaming keyboard". i use a simple HP multimedia keyboard (usb). standard keyboard with 12 programmable buttons up top, decent keyboard for about $20 at walmart. works perfectly fine, and loks good.

it doesnt really limit key combinations either unless you push 3 F# buttons at the same time (but who does that?)

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get the steelseries 7g. its a little pricey but its a really good keyboard.

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razer arctosa is nice for the 1ms response time

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microsoft sidewinder x6 

http://www.microsoft.com/hardware/gaming/ProductDetails.aspx?pid=102

 

i have it, amazing :) 

And yes there is a difference between gaming and non gaming keyboards. Gaming keyboards usually have thin keys like laptop keyboards. This helps with faster access and response time.

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