CM Quickfire Stealth MX Browns

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  1. Pacwageo

    Pacwageo [H]Lite

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    There's a Massdrop deal going on right now for $64.99 + $8.99 shipping to the US for a CM Storm QuickFire Stealth mechanical keyboard. (MX brown switches)

    I think these keyboards regularly go for more than 100 dollars on Amazon.

    https://www.massdrop.com/buy/cooler-master-storm
     
  2. Kueller

    Kueller [H]ardness Supreme

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    So, $74 shipped?
    I want one, but I've seen them in the $55-$60 range after rebate before. Think I'll wait for one of those deals to pop up again.
     
  3. elite.mafia

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    Why can't they put a numpad on this? lame
     
  4. Kaos_Drem

    Kaos_Drem Gawd

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    Because there are plenty of keyboards with a numpad already? Or are you looking for the side printed keys for all?
     
  5. Kueller

    Kueller [H]ardness Supreme

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    Because CM Storm is gaming focused, and most gamers these days use WASD rather than the numpad for their left hand. A full-sized keyboard leads to an uncomfortably wide spread between the left keyboard-hand and the right mouse-hand when used in conjunction with a large mousing surface (like a ratpadz). A tenkeyless keyboard allows a more natural shoulder-width spread between left and right hands when combined with a large mousing surface.
     
  6. Slystealth

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    This +1 , i like it. It's plan and simple. Also you can buy a num pad if you must have it , i barely use mine as is.
     
  7. elite.mafia

    elite.mafia Broke Back [H]

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    I don't use my numpad whatsoever for gaming, but I do use my computer for other things, like work.... guess i gotta wait for a full size keyboard to go on sale.
     
  8. Flogger23m

    Flogger23m [H]ardForum Junkie

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    I only use the number pad for games. Never ran out of keys for internet use, but plenty of games run out of keyboard keys. :p
     
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  12. misterbobby

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    What? Of course they make normal keyboards. This thread is about a compact keyboard and some people think that you cant get a numpad on one but I simply showed a model that does have that.
     
  13. Kueller

    Kueller [H]ardness Supreme

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    Not forgetting so much as ignoring. The TK's are made by a different OEM, cheaper plastic housing, PWM dimmed flickering backlighting. When the numpad is enabled, you end up losing some keys that I personally like to use when using the numpad on spreadsheets like pageup/pagedown. It's a half-assed solution that ends up not really fulfilling it's auxiliary role.
     
  14. melteye

    melteye [H]ard|Gawd

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    Quickfire XT. There's plenty of full-sized keyboards out there already.
     
  15. Hulk

    Hulk [H]ardness Supreme

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    I have this exact keyboard and I love the size of it since it doesn't have the numerical pad on the right side, it fits on my desk's pullout keyboard drawer perfectly. I had a Logitech G11 that would not fit there, it's like four times as big, PM me if you are interested in buying my lightly used Logitech G11.
     
  16. ssnyder28

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    Its a nice keyboard (I have bought two with different switches previously) but $75 really should be the normal price for this keyboard so I wouldn;t call it much of a deal. I bought one new for $70 shipped nearly 2 years ago granted it was a similar sale.
     
  17. vsboxerboy

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