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Old 10-07-2007, 12:56 AM   #1 (permalink)
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So the time has come for the compaq to go!!

I have decided between the Logitech G15

Logitech G11

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Saitek Eclipse.

I am not sure if I want the G15 because I thinkt he LCD screen looks corny to me lol.

If you have any others let me know!


(PS: lighting keys are a must!)

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Old 10-07-2007, 01:03 AM   #2 (permalink)
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i just ordered the saitek eclipse. It has very good ratings at newegg.com
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the G11 would be my choice but the G15 is nice too.
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The G15 is a great keyboard. If you don't like the LCD then get the G11. It is just the G15 without the screen.
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I like my Saitek a lot. I had the G15 and sold it to a buddy. I never used the screen nor the macros enough to get use out of it, it was very large and bulky, and when in-game, the media controls didn't want to work.
Hence, I use the Saitek Eclipse II now and I love it. The keys were nice and responsive out of the box, the LED isn't too bright nor dark, the medai controls work, and it isn't excessively huge.
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So the time has come for the compaq to go!!

I have decided between the Logitech G15

Logitech G11

Razor Tarrantula

Saitek Eclipse.

I am not sure if I want the G15 because I thinkt he LCD screen looks corny to me lol.

If you have any others let me know!


(PS: lighting keys are a must!)

Thanks Pixel
Actually i've heard good things about the lcd, u can use alot of apps for it like ure cpu and ram use, they r starting to get more games to take advantage of it, but i wouldnt wanna look down to see my score or w/e, basically its all personal choice, but you'll (hopefully) be buying a keyboard as a long term purchase, if then, 10 bucks is worth it for a feature
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Actually i've heard good things about the lcd, u can use alot of apps for it like ure cpu and ram use, they r starting to get more games to take advantage of it, but i wouldnt wanna look down to see my score or w/e, basically its all personal choice, but you'll (hopefully) be buying a keyboard as a long term purchase, if then, 10 bucks is worth it for a feature
My favorite keyboard i actually bought was a cheap Lite-on one for 6 bucks....i loved and still love that thing. Feels great hah.
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My favorite keyboard i actually bought was a cheap Lite-on one for 6 bucks....i loved and still love that thing. Feels great hah.
I love how my G11 costs 10x more then that Lite-on one keyboard....just humoring...

I highly recommend the G11 if your too lazy to deal with the G15 LCD. I for one think its totally useless...I mean I dont even take my eyes off the lcd monitor when playing games
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I use a G15 and its great. The LCD isn't only for games. Lets you see what song is playing, the time how much cpu/ram you are using in game and things like that, its great. Also the keys are really responsive and the G keys are really good for games like WoW.
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i honestly think Gaming Keyboards are just hype... as for Gaming Mice, i think they are a necessity for the FPS gamer..
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