Looks good but comparing to my old g80-3000, it is just so so on usage
Sun Junwei, Amazon
23 November 2013
Summary: I am not used to black switch, I prefer to my old g80-3000, whose switch is blue. Black switches have no feeling like a mechanical keyboard. And the keys are a little smaller than I supposed to, so sometimes I hit wrong key during my gamming.
Summary: I compared this one with Logitech g710+ and found it less exciting in comparison. Firstly, the keys are louder and less springy (more old-school) because it lacks silencers that Logitech has out of the box. Then the key layout is something I last saw on keyboards from 80's/early 90's, which is a bit different from what I'm used to. I also like the separate media keys, backlights and the extra macro side keys found on g710+.
Summary: I'm not impressed with this keyboard even considering the sale price. The thing that's taken the most adjusting are the slight differences in keyboard layout. I've found that I used the left windows key almost constantly, and after two months I still haven't adjusted to not having one. When I bought this keyboard I hoped I could remap the Steelseries key to act as a Windows key, but Windows doesn't even see the Steelseries key press.
Pros: Springy keys,, Sounds great when typing,, Long cable,, Solid keyboard construction,, Great wristrest,, Two USB ports on the keyboard
Cons: Single space backspace key, no left hand Windows key, White letters discolour quickly, and are almost impossible to clean., USB ports are v1.1, LEDs are white and too bright.
Summary: I have been debating about getting a mechanical keyboard for three years or so, and this is the one I decided to start with. Overall, it has some nice features, but it's not as functional as I expected, for gaming or for typing in general. My main complaint is that ALL of the keys feel exactly alike, with identical slope and spacing. There are also no special keycaps (like an indented CapsLock, or rounded Win key) to help you feel your way around.
Pros: -onboard USB/mic/phone sockets, -connects with a single long, braided cable, -solid
Cons: -USB hub is v1.1 only, -difficult to see at night
Summary: This keyboard comes equipped with linear (black) cherry mechanical switches; these type of switches are neither springy nor spongy, and provide no tactile feedback. I highly recommend that you demo this keyboard to see if the key feel and travel is right for you. Please make note of the layout; the enter key takes up two rows, forcing the backslash key up a row and halving the width of the backspace key.
Summary: My 1985 built PS2 keyboard was a work of art, and still going strong. But really it looked like it belonged on the ground in the capital waste land. Wanting that IBM feel and build quality but a modern look I chose this keyboard. My PS2 keyboard was around 250 dollars new in 1985 dollars!(I got it surplus in the mid 90s ofr 10 bucks..) But still going strong 24 years later. This one will probably not last as long but cost less too.
Summary: What layout does the keyboard have? Is it the international non-us (additional key between "left s***" and "z" or is it the standard us layout? Pictures show it as international (which is what I want). Thanks for your answers.