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Old 11-25-2008, 04:57 AM   #1 (permalink)
 
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Hello. Im supposed to be getting a gaming pc for doing well at school for the past 10 years, although my family isnt very rich and i dont see how we have money for it, but im meant to be.

Anyway, some of my other relatives asked me what i wanted for christmas apart from more money, so i decided to ask for a Logitech G15 keyboard.

Now, i was wondering, is it over kill for a gaming keyboard? Its only $85 AUD.

Next, i wanted to get a mouse. The Logitech G5 is in my budget and i was wondering whether it was any good because it looks too big and bulgy for my hand.

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Old 11-25-2008, 06:06 AM   #2 (permalink)
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IMHO gaming keyboards aren't all that

but sure is nice to look at
fancy buttons and cool blue leds
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Old 11-25-2008, 02:25 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Get a decent keyboard, there is nothing special about GAMING keyboards, just get one that is big enough for you to type comfortably on. and about the logitech g5 mouse, i have it and i absolutely love it
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Old 11-25-2008, 03:08 PM   #4 (permalink)
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G5 is is good mouse, don't worry about the size because you eventually get used to it anyway.
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Old 11-25-2008, 03:46 PM   #5 (permalink)
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The G5 is great.

Gaming keyboards are mainly looks, with some added stuff like light to see at night, and assignable keys.

If you dont wanna spend a lot but need a decent keyboard, look at the Eclipse series from saitek.
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Old 11-25-2008, 04:48 PM   #6 (permalink)
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whilst some keyboards have better response than other keyboards i dont think that justifies spending 85 AUD on a keyboard, like rican said, just get one of the cheap saitek's i heard there amazing.
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Old 11-26-2008, 04:14 AM   #7 (permalink)
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100% agree with ricanflow's post

Also, if you've never used a high quality mousepad, you would be surprised at how nice they are. If you're strapped for cash, I'd get a nice mouse/keyboard before a mousepad, but I never realized how much difference a mousepad made until I got my SteelSeries.
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Old 11-26-2008, 06:32 AM   #8 (permalink)
 
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From what i can see that board costs the same as the G15 round my area.
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Old 11-26-2008, 08:51 AM   #9 (permalink)
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See if you can find a cheap razer tarantula, great keyboard, i like it better then my saitek eclipse, feels better and is quieter...Some stores might have it on clearance
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Old 11-26-2008, 02:58 PM   #10 (permalink)
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I've got the wireless desktop set 7000 from microsoft and I LOVE it. Has a nice little wrist pad and everything
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