Need New Keyboard

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Zanith
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Hi I'm trying to find a new flat key style keyboard (like a laptop keyboard) for gaming because my current one is falling apart I need a keyboard that has the " \ " button (also known as OEM 102 key) to the left of the space bar below the "C" or "X" key as I use this button in games for sprint and i like it this way

Any suggestions?

if possible backlit too

Please help!


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SidiMye692
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I think the Razer keyboards have laptop like keys, though i'm not 100% sure. Other then that there will be a lot of slim keyboards on the market from large brans like Logitech.

Though if your really serious on gaming you could look into mechanical keyboards.

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I personally think the Razer keyboards are JUNK. The color comes off quick, you cant hold multiple keys down. It doesn't register more then 2 key inputs at a time. I have tried 2 different models. Both the same.

The only 2 great gaming keyboards that I have used both don't have flat keys. I like the feel of the tall keys personally, flat keys are to easy to press, that could be a bad thing when it comes to games.

If you can get by with tall keys Id recommend the Logitech G-15 - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16823126034&Tpk=Logitech%20g-15 - Has great features, and the screen is really nice for displaying info about your game, music, ventrilo etc... it has a lot of support. Although it is expensive.

A great less expensive keyboard is the Saitek Eclipse - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16823175104&cm_re=saitek_eclipse-_-23-175-104-_-Product - it went up in price recently, and there used to be a blue lit one, but maybe on other sites they still exist. This keyboard is awesome, it has tons of good reviews, everyone loves it. I am currently using it. I love it.

I don't quite understand they key you are talking about. But you can look at those keyboards yourself and see if they have them.

I hope this helps

Zanith
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well theres something like this think its anygood? http://images.trustedreviews.com/images/article/inline/2237-09.jpg thats got 2 button neer where the thumb goes so i can use one for sprint and one for jump

Statphxsuns
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Some people like those, I personally would just get a keyboard. You're going to need one on your desk anyway. And I personally key-bind more keys than that depending on the game.

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I have the microsoft Sidewinder keyboard and i LOVE IT!

it has a red glow that can be turned off if u want, a stack of features and a removable number pad which can be put back on either side of the keyboard which is neat.

Its a TRUE gaming keyboard. got it on sale for $45 about a year ago.

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Try this one http://www.logitech.com/en-us/keyboards/keyboard/devices/4740 & you never go back to other keyboards ;)