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Old 01-02-2006, 11:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
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What are good keyboard brands?

More specifically, could anyone direct me to a good keyboard or two for gaming? Or just a good keyboard in general?

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Old 01-02-2006, 11:27 PM   #2 (permalink)
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the z-board has interchangable keys very nce
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Scratch that. I still need something that works well for office work such as typing in microsoft word, but I want something decent? Or is there no difference in keyboards?

Like for mice there are RAZER or whatnot. Is there anything really good for general use?

EDIT: Oh, my bad. I didn't realize that there was a second regular keybaord that interchanged with the gaming one for that keyboard.

Awsome! Thanks, thats what I'm looking for.
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yeah the z-board has regular keys too. look at the logitch mice, i bhave the mx518. look at the satik(sp?)
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I have the Logitech G15 Keyboard and G7 mouse and i think they are great for gaming and home use. If you dont really like wireless mice the G5 is the corded version of the G7 and is a great mouse as well.
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Ok, so about this whole gaming thing.

If I want to use a program like Ventrilo to talk to people while gaming, can I just have a USB plug in microphone to talk with and have their voices come out of my speakers?

I wouldn't want to use one of those headseats to talk to people because I want my game sound coming out of my speakers.

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P.S. I've never used a program like Vent so I'm newb to that.
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Just bought the logitech g15 and its aewsome. Comes with a little display that tells you your cpu and ram usage.
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Ok, so about this whole gaming thing.

If I want to use a program like Ventrilo to talk to people while gaming, can I just have a USB plug in microphone to talk with and have their voices come out of my speakers?

I wouldn't want to use one of those headseats to talk to people because I want my game sound coming out of my speakers.

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You can. I find most of the time you will have a lot of problems with echo, especially if you use the voice activation setting. The reason being that its hard to find a spot where you can get a good voice read with out your speakers feeding back into the mic. So most people just prefer to use headsets to avoid that issue.
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check out saitek. has the glowing lights between the keys and u can turn them off if your working. i personally dont have one, but my friend has one and the keys are really quiet and easy to press.
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