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    Default Corsair's new K70 RGB RAPIDFIRE : Tried it yet?

    I'm not a gamer but my boy wants a keyboard and his birthday is fast approaching.

    A quick look around tells me this is certainly a candidate and also stands a chance of lasting a good while.

    I know it is new but.... Anybody had hands on with this yet?
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    Default Re: Corsair's new K70 RGB RAPIDFIRE : Tried it yet?

    No I haven't as yet, but from what I have read the new K70 RapidFire is yet another variant with the new Cherry MX Speed switches, and the only other difference between it and the RGB version is the back lighting—red is the only color option on the K70 RapidFire.

    http://www.corsair.com/en-us/k70-rap...ry-mx-speed-na
    Last edited by vinman; 23-04-2016 at 10:49.

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    Default Re: Corsair's new K70 RGB RAPIDFIRE : Tried it yet?

    I like the design (easy clean) and the price is about right compared to a Filco or Ducky both of which are considered top build quality and longevity but those are better suited to my use than his so..... It is all about those switches I guess.
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    Default Re: Corsair's new K70 RGB RAPIDFIRE : Tried it yet?

    Quote Originally Posted by grumpydaddy View Post
    I like the design (easy clean) and the price is about right compared to a Filco or Ducky both of which are considered top build quality and longevity but those are better suited to my use than his so..... It is all about those switches I guess.
    Exactly also keep in mind the cherry MX red, are more suited for typing, blue gaming but are noisy with a pronounced click, brown, in my option quieter and are more suited for gaming.
    But who knows how these new switches perform without reviewing them I have no idea.

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    Default Re: Corsair's new K70 RGB RAPIDFIRE : Tried it yet?

    Personally, I found the Fnatic Gear (formerly FUNC) a lot sturdier than the K70 when I disassembled them. The price is also right on them.

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    Default Re: Corsair's new K70 RGB RAPIDFIRE : Tried it yet?

    I don't know about this new keyboard, but I do have a K90 (I won it) and it's really a top notch keyboard. I would buy Corsair if I was in the market.

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