looking for a 80% mechanical keyboard build.
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Hello i currently don't own a mechanical keyboard but am really interested in changing over from a rubber domed one. I am looking for a keyboard with all keys apart from number pad and ideally it would have cherry mx blue switches. and suggestions would be great but i would prefer a custom kit or one that has been premade.
could someone help me out i know what this community is like and i know how much yous all know about mechanical keyboards.
thanks.
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Im looking for something like this keyboard above with all of these keys any suggestions ?
also looking for a keyboard with low cost because i know all these big brands add so much extra money
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richardfung
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Aug 21, 2017
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The keyboard you posted is also known as a TKL (tenkeyless) if you didn't know that already since that might help with your searches.
I haven't seen too many custom builds for them myself but I am pretty new myself. If you're looking for something cheap you can check out the MagicForce 82. It's not quite the same format you posted but is more compact and from what I gather seems to be good value for the money. Unfortunately the right shift key is not the standard size so if you wanted custom keycaps in the future then it's not a good choice.
I know Ducky, Filco, and Varmilo all have TKL keyboards with MX Blues so you can take a look at those. I don't think they're particularly cheap though but not sure what your budget is.
You also didn't say whether you care about backlighting and what colors so your choices will probably narrow down depending on your answer to that.
Aug 21, 2017
richardfung
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Aug 21, 2017
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Glad you found one that you liked but just to double check, you're okay with having to use Fn to use the F Keys and `?
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Kanecree
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Aug 21, 2017
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yeah that's not a problem i never really use them i just want that nice mechanical feel for gaming and typing.
Aug 21, 2017