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Mechanical Keyboard Under $50


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#1 Mr_Shackleheart

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Posted 02 February 2015 - 05:57 PM

Hello, I am wondering if it is possible to get a decent mechanical gaming keyboard for under $50. Right now I'm just using a stock Dell keyboard, which is okay, but it's membrane so it isn't optimal for gaming. I really want the Razer Black Widow Chroma, but $170 for a keyboard is just too much right now. If anyone has any suggestions on a good mechanical keyboard for around $50 that would be great. Thanks!

 

P.S. a couple I found that look alright. 

 

http://www.amazon.com/Logitech-Gaming-Keyboard-Black-Silver/dp/B000GP844S/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1422917628&sr=1-1&keywords=logitech+g11

 

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Microsoft-SideWinder-X4-Keyboard-Great-Condition-/151573657351?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item234a7e7707



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#2 Kilroy

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Posted 02 February 2015 - 06:26 PM

Maybe you don't understand what a mechanical keyboard is, as neither of those are.    The ebay keyboard is a Spanish keyboard, you don't want me to tell you how painful that is, the @ sign is an alternate shift of the Q.

 

A mechanical keyboard will tell you what kind of switches are used, normally Cherry and a color.

 

Here is a company that specializes in mechanical keyboards, and from their prices you're looking at $100.  I've never bought from them and only point them out for pricing information.



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Posted 08 February 2015 - 11:45 PM

Do you prefer wired, wireless or Bluetooth?
What OS do you use? Combo-keyboard mouse perhaps?

Have you looked at the options in Newegg.com under gaming keyboards? They have quite a few options that you could read about and check-out the reviews with-in your budget.

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