COMPETITION: Win a Rapoo Gaming Mouse & Keyboard!

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  1. Unframed

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    Key placement: Nothing is worse than odd sized keys or a randomly placed "Mode" or "Fn". You're getting your game on, go to use control to crouch and nothing. Look down and you're tapping function.
     
  2. tmoloney

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    Appearance and ease of use.
     
  3. DUO

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    for me - a keyboard that you can press more than 2 keys at once.

    my old keyboard i couldnt game with because any 3rd key pressed just wouldnt register.

    try running, jumping and changing wep at the same time - ha good luck !
     
  4. evilasdeath

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    the mouse needs to go "click" the keyboard could go "click" as well but i don't mind so much if it doesn't.

    If it goes "bing" then something is seriously wrong.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bwl-iGVWheI

    Other than that
    a couple of usable buttons on the side of the mouse, not 10 that you need to look at in order to use.
    a mousewheel that can switch between free and restricted rolling
    anti ghosting
    headphone and mic out, along with volume controls.
    easy to clean.
     
  5. Maneki_Neko

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    The most important feature of a specifically gaming keyboard over the the most important feature of any keyboard (keys [mechanical]) is the macro function.
    The keyboard needs to have a 10 key cluster for macro's and the ability to macro ANY and ALL keys.
     
  6. fewiohro3rw

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    Non ghosting
    backlit for better visibility
    palm rest for comfort
    height adjustable
    Media keys
    special macro buttons can be good, but too many and it just becomes cluttered
     
  7. Em3xus

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    Personally I find the perfect keyboard to be a sturdy one. I've only had one mechanical keyboard which is my current Ducky. Before that it was rubber dome all the way.

    I could never go back to a standard keyboard now, as it just stands up to such a beating and never flinches.

    Before this I would go through maybe a keyboard every 6 months or so due to wear and tear. 3 years on and it's still a beast!
     
  8. Rabe

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    Durability and Simplicity. You want a keyboard that is punishable for years on end, and something that is easy to use, looks good and doesn't have gimmicky useless features.
     
  9. TrennaHowar

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    How much fun they are.
     
  10. onthepulse

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    Mouse sensitivity is crucial to productivity and gaming. As is the responsiveness of the keyboard. Plus the breathing array of colours on the mouse makes it a must for home and travel.
     
  11. luckymf

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    A keyboard should have comfortable spacing between keys, a solid depress/release, and durable for gaming, cleaning and the odd rough treatment.
    Definite plus would be backlit keys, and silent typing.
     
  12. ~Coxy

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    Macro keys are great for MMOs.

    Media/Volume keys are indispensable in general.
     
  13. okisub

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    I love a keyboard with good grip on the desk that doesn't slide around. Also backlit keys and a finish that hides sweaty grubby finger marks is good too.
     
  14. jordanp

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    Backlit keys
    Sturdy build
    non-ghosting.
     
  15. 3mp0w3r

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    I might be different in that I would prefer if there was some sort of tactile difference on the wasd keys and other ones you use the most on games. I don't care about it being backlit. If I could automatically know my fingers were on the right keys by feel it would save me from needing to look at backlighting.

    Additionally, I would prefer a relatively silent keyboard and mouse. It is fairly annoying to hear the clicking of the mouse on rapid click games. If any of you live with a girlfriend, the most annoying part is the associated whining about the noise :)
     
  16. Radix

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    The four musts of keyboard design.
    It must be responsive - keys press when you want them to, and only then.
    It must be comfortable - as you'll want to use it for a long time.
    It must not get in your way - so no weird key placement or missing basic functionality that would throw you off all the time.
    It must be durable - because you're going to throw everything at it.
     
  17. IACSecurity

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    100-110 keys of varying types, and a refrigerated beer holder.

    Actually, a refrigerated beer holder, and some keys, in that order.
     
  18. tiedan

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    My daily keyboard must look aesthetically pleasing, comfortable and well built. There are instances where I will be use smashing the keys and it must be able to handle my huge hands pounding them.
     
  19. not4us

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    Responsive
    Accurate
    Programmable
    Operational
    Original
     
  20. disa1377

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    tactile key, durable and liquid resistant
     

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