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    News - MSI releases its first mechanical gaming keyboard

    MSI GK-601 keyboard offers yellow LED backlighting with four brightness levels.
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    Re: News - MSI releases its first mechanical gaming keyboard

    Any news on pricing?

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    Re: News - MSI releases its first mechanical gaming keyboard

    Yes, everything made by MSI needs some military grade components.


    Seriously though, I quite like the look of this. Would be great to see a mechanical kb round-up at some point in the future, everyone seems to be getting in on it right now.

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    Re: News - MSI releases its first mechanical gaming keyboard

    why do keyboard manufactures assume everyone uses WASD to do stuff? I don't. due to my weird hands (cant even use a xbox 360 controller properly) its a lot easier for me using the arrow key area, number pad for item slots things and so on.
    bearing that in mind, cant they let us choose which areas of the keyboard light up or are highlighted?

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    Re: News - MSI releases its first mechanical gaming keyboard

    Where can I buy one of these? Need to get this ThermalTacky stuff off my desk

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    Re: News - MSI releases its first mechanical gaming keyboard

    Really Reds again...

    Why not Browns? or a selection.

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    Re: News - MSI releases its first mechanical gaming keyboard

    Quote Originally Posted by stevie lee View Post
    why do keyboard manufactures assume everyone uses WASD to do stuff? I don't. due to my weird hands (cant even use a xbox 360 controller properly) its a lot easier for me using the arrow key area, number pad for item slots things and so on.
    bearing that in mind, cant they let us choose which areas of the keyboard light up or are highlighted?
    Ducky Shine 2s or Corsair K70/95 have customisable backlighting.

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    Re: News - MSI releases its first mechanical gaming keyboard

    Looks exactly the same as the Cooler Master Quickfire Pro.

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    Re: News - MSI releases its first mechanical gaming keyboard

    I'd like a version without the numeric keypad

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    Re: News - MSI releases its first mechanical gaming keyboard

    Sooo.... are they making one with UK layout or not?

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    Re: News - MSI releases its first mechanical gaming keyboard

    "Releases"? Where? I can't buy it!

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    Re: News - MSI releases its first mechanical gaming keyboard

    When are keyboards going to start having USB3 pass-through? Never understand why they always seem to be a generation behind with their USB tech!
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    Re: News - MSI releases its first mechanical gaming keyboard

    Quote Originally Posted by CK_1985 View Post
    When are keyboards going to start having USB3 pass-through? Never understand why they always seem to be a generation behind with their USB tech!
    Gigabyte have one.

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    Re: News - MSI releases its first mechanical gaming keyboard

    this is MSI so they would probs lower price or somthing, i wonder what GK stands for... of to google

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    Re: News - MSI releases its first mechanical gaming keyboard

    Quote Originally Posted by Gunbuster View Post
    Gigabyte have one.
    Yes, the Osmium. iirc though, a review I read said there was a problem with it recognising the USB3 memory stick they tried, which they said was a shame as USB3 pass-through was (still is?) a unique feature for a mech keyboard.

    Didn't stop me buying the Osmium, as it wasn't a key feature for me. Can't say I have tried putting a USB3 stick in it.

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    Re: News - MSI releases its first mechanical gaming keyboard

    Interesting to see that from MSI. I wonder who made them... Filco?
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