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    Default Gigabyte FORCE K7 Stealth Gaming Keyboard

    Most gaming keyboards use mechanical switches that couple each key to its own spring loaded switch. They are primarily designed to provide excellent tactile feedback. The majority of these switches use mechanisms from Cherry MX, and are identified by color (Black, Brown, Blue, and Red). Each color offers a slightly different design and is fine-tuned to provide a very specific feel while gaming or typing.

    Once in a while, you can still find some gaming keyboards that utilize silicone dome switches. These form little domes on a silicone membrane, and use the rubbery material as the switch resulting in a soft and silent feel. These switches often require a full press with each keystroke, slowing down the speed at which commands can be used. A variation of this is the scissor switch, which still uses a silicone membrane and dome switch, but comes in a slimmer profile and adds a stabilizing scissor mechanism beneath each key. Scissor switches are most commonly found on laptops, but a few low-profile keyboards can still be found for desktops and gaming.

    Today I have the pleasure of reviewing a new arrival from Gigabyte, The FORCE K7 Stealth modeled after and the Stealth Fighter Jet. This particular offering comes to us with a low profile configuration and keys with a scissor switch and membrane combination. The scissor-key structure boasts ultra-quiet performance with its low profile, and quick short key presses. It also has a slim and solid body style. Read on to see what other accouterments the Gigabyte Force K7 brings to the desktop, and whether it is worthy of your hard earned cash.

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    Default Re: Gigabyte FORCE K7 Stealth Gaming Keyboard

    Decent review Vinny

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    Default Re: Gigabyte FORCE K7 Stealth Gaming Keyboard

    Great review Vinny thanks for posting

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    Default Re: Gigabyte FORCE K7 Stealth Gaming Keyboard

    Great Review Vinny!!! Good typist keyboard, not sure I would want to button mash with scissor keys

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    Default Re: Gigabyte FORCE K7 Stealth Gaming Keyboard

    Quote Originally Posted by Solara2xb View Post
    Great Review Vinny!!! Good typist keyboard, not sure I would want to button mash with scissor keys
    I hear you

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    Default Re: Gigabyte FORCE K7 Stealth Gaming Keyboard

    nice review Vinny. I like the look of the keyboard
    You don't know me and that's the way i like it!

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    Default Re: Gigabyte FORCE K7 Stealth Gaming Keyboard

    Yes it looks great and is built well and as a typist especially with the scissor switches much better then the standard membrane and over time you will probably love it

    But if your a heavy gamer and looking for optimal performance I would suggest you spend quite a bit more and buy
    the Gigabyte Aivia Osmium mechanical keyboard with a lot more features.

    Or if your just getting into gaming, or do some light gaming, this would be a great start that wont cost you an arm and a leg.
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    Default Re: Gigabyte FORCE K7 Stealth Gaming Keyboard

    awesome as always Vinny, good job!

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    Default Re: Gigabyte FORCE K7 Stealth Gaming Keyboard

    Excellent review Vinny,Thanks!

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