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    QOTW: Which keyboard and mouse do you use?

    And how would you rate each in terms of comfort, functionality and value?
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    Re: QOTW: Which keyboard and mouse do you use?

    Corsair K95 keyboard and a Roccat Kone XTD 8200dpi mouse
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    Re: QOTW: Which keyboard and mouse do you use?

    Razer BlackWidow Ultimate Stealth 2014 mechanical KB, and a Razer DeathAdder Chroma

    Both have been excellent for me, although I kind of wish I had spent the extra £40 for the chroma keyboard too, it would have been a waste of £40 I do love how Overwatch automatically changes the colours on my Chroma mouse to match my team...

    Previously had a Corsair K95, but never again thanks to how awful their warranty process was when it stopped working (i.e. that postage costs to send it back was more than the cost of a new keyboard! Lucky I bough it from Amazon who's amazing service came through for me)

    edit: you asked about comfort and value..

    I paid £98 for the keyboard, and £42 for the mouse - considering that both are pretty high end, I would say they are good value, and broadly in line with their competition. Both are very comfortable - the mouse is a little too light for my tastes (I miss the variable weights from my old Microsoft Sidewinder) but it's very accurate and the perfect shape for my hands. I've got used to it's weight now. The keyboard has great keys and switches that are every bit as good as the Cherry Browns I was using on my old Corsair KB imo. Very happy with both and no plans to change anytime soon.
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    Re: QOTW: Which keyboard and mouse do you use?

    ~£120 Razer Naga epic and a generic £5 PC world keyboard.

    The Naga i now consider an essential device, i'm so used to the 12 button thumbpad i'm not sure i could go back to a normal mouse now. The extra buttons are useful for pretty much anything, even boring admin work (setting a profile for hardware cut/copy/paste/select-all keys is amazingly handy for example)
    That said, if i ever need to replace it i'd go back to the cheaper wired ~£65 version of the Naga, the battery life is so terrible (<20hours) on the epic it's not really usable wirelessly as it's dead if you forget to charge it overnight. I just use it in wired mode instead.

    The keyboard is cheap as i have a bad habit of killing them with drink spillages. I do however need to replace this one soon as the silk-screening is starting to wear off the keys.
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    Re: QOTW: Which keyboard and mouse do you use?

    Keyboard: Corsair K70 with Cherry MX Blue. Worth every penny.

    Mouse: Cooler Master Storm Recon. Coming from a Logitech G400S, the Recon is better in almost every way. It's ambidextrous, support button reprogramming, more comfortable for claw and palm grip and RGB lighting (fairly limited RGB though). While the middle button (scroll) is more large and less sharp than the G400S, which feels great when you clicked it, the scrolling itself isn't completely smooth because it's inconsistent. Sometimes the scrolling is smooth and sometimes it feels like there's a lot of friction holding it down. The mouse is also a bit of a dust magnet too and may require frequent cleaning if you want it to look good. However, if anyone is looking for a comfortable and ambidextrous well-priced mouse, I would definitely recommend it.

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    Re: QOTW: Which keyboard and mouse do you use?

    Dell RT7D50 keyboard and MS Wheel Mouse Optical 1.1A - Bog standard!

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    Re: QOTW: Which keyboard and mouse do you use?

    Logitech Cordless Desktop Comfort ergonomic keyboard.

    I have been using various incarnations of this keyboard since early 2000.

    For a mouse I use the Gigabyte M6900, dirt cheap and works very very well. Before that I had an "overclocked" Intellimouse Explorer for a little over half a decade.

    In case you can't tell, I hate changing keyboards/gaming mice on my personal computer.

    I give my Logitech keyboard 10 out of 10 when it comes to comfort during touch typing. It was brilliant value for money too, as I bagged it as a misprice/stock clearance on HUKD .
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    Re: QOTW: Which keyboard and mouse do you use?

    A laptop with a steelseries keyboard and a razer taipan and when using the desktop is a blackwidow ultimate chroma plus a razer ouroboros

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    Re: QOTW: Which keyboard and mouse do you use?

    R.A.T.7 and a K90

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    Re: QOTW: Which keyboard and mouse do you use?

    CM Storm Quickfire TK and Mionix Avior 7000. Both perform very well and are extremely comfortable for me.

    While mouse performance only matters when gaming, I find that my typing accuracy is (subjectively) far worse with membrane keyboards, but about the same as with laptop scissor keyboards, due to the confidence I have about actuation with non-linear mechanical key switches.

    A wrist rest for any keyboard is a necessity for me following wrist surgery after a hockey injury.

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    Re: QOTW: Which keyboard and mouse do you use?

    Microsoft Sidewinder x4 keyboard and Razer Deathadder Chroma mouse.

    Have been waiting to upgrade to a mechanical keyboard for ages now and it looks like it will be the Corsair Strafe RGB Silent or the Razer Blackwidow X Chroma (that RoG Claymore is still nowhere to be seen!)

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    Re: QOTW: Which keyboard and mouse do you use?

    CM Storm Trigger and a Sharkoon Drakonia plus fitting Drakonia mouse pad.

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    Re: QOTW: Which keyboard and mouse do you use?

    Corsair Strafe RGB + Roccat Kone Plus

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    Re: QOTW: Which keyboard and mouse do you use?

    Personally I use a G110 for keyboard, which by no doubt could be worth a change, and then a Logitech Sensei. That one I can recommend though. Scandyna minipod speakers and Sennheiser HD 25-1 II headphones is worth mentioning too, though somwehat off topic.

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    Re: QOTW: Which keyboard and mouse do you use?

    corsair k70 rgb + m65 rgb

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    Re: QOTW: Which keyboard and mouse do you use?

    Alienware TactX keyboard and a Logitech G5 Gaming mouse. Old but still good.

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