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K70 rgb vs. Blackwidow chroma edition?

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Hello. Just wondering if I should pick up the K70 or the Chroma. I know that Corsair has a better build quality than Razer, but I also don't really want to spend $30 more.

Thanks:)

*Edit: Just looked on ncix and they are the same price... I guess that solves my decision!!


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Hello. Just wondering if I should pick up the K70 or the Chroma. I know that Corsair has a better build quality than Razer, but I also don't really want to spend $30 more.

Thanks:)

The $30 is worth it IMO. I've had too many Kailh switches fail that I can't recommend them to anybody. Also it seems like the overall quality of Razer products has gone down.

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The $30 is worth it IMO. I've had too many Kailh switches fail that I can't recommend them to anybody. Also it seems like the overall quality of Razer products has gone down.

 

I'm curious as to what products you had that had Kailh (sp) switches in it and what was the failure rate?

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I'm curious as to what products you had that had Kailh (sp) switches in it and what was the failure rate?

My first keyboard was a Zalman ZM-k500 and the second was a Rapoo V7. They worked fine for the first 8 months but right after that I had 3 switches fail on both of them. At the 1 year mark I had 5-7 fail and at 16 months I gave up on them because too many keys had failed and the working keys didn't feel right.

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My first keyboard was a Zalman ZM-k500 and the second was a Rapoo V7. They worked fine for the first 8 months but right after that I had 3 switches fail on both of them. At the 1 year mark I had 5-7 fail and at 16 months I gave up on them because too many keys had failed and the working keys didn't feel right.

What are those keys rated at? If you've tried them have you ever had a Cherry switch fail?

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What are those keys rated at? If you've tried them have you ever had a Cherry switch fail?

50 Million. I've had Cherry based keyboards for about 4 years now and throughout that time I've only had 3 switches fail(one was a solder failure, so the switch still worked, unlike the Kailhs). The cherry keyboard with the failures though was used by me for two years and I bought it used(so who knows what past it had, lol).

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50 Million. I've had Cherry based keyboards for about 4 years now and throughout that time I've only had 3 switches fail(one was a solder failure, so the switch still worked, unlike the Kailhs). The cherry keyboard with the failures though was used by me for two years and I bought it used(so who knows what past it had, lol).

I've heard a lot of people say those switches suck but never talked to anyone that actually used them. Thanks for the information.

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