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#1 bp9801

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Posted 08 March 2012 - 02:28 AM

OCC reviewer BluePanda is back with another look at a mechanical keyboard. See how it stacks up during her testing of the Tesoro Durandal Ultimate G1NL Mechanical Keyboard - http://www.overclock...andal_ultimate/

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Posted 08 March 2012 - 03:31 AM

Too bad for the high price and uneven backlighting, at first glance it looked likely to be a winner.

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Posted 08 March 2012 - 03:54 AM

Damn, I was really hoping this would do better. It's truly a very attractive keyboard. :(

I'm considering buying a mechanical keyboard (if I can find a good one for a decent price, at a time when I have the funds), because I recently broke the shift key on my Lycosa. I was never a fan of my Lycosa, but with a broken left shift, it's damned near impossible to use. :\

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Posted 08 March 2012 - 06:53 AM

Cost was a major disappointment for what it was.

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Posted 08 March 2012 - 08:08 AM

With the Corsair Vengeance K90 Mechanical at $125 that thing is pretty pricey. K90 has back-lighting, macro keys (a BF3 guide), and media keys. I do wish the vengeance had another USB and headphone/microphoe jack, it only comes with one USB and its pass-through so you need to plug in 2x USB cables into your PC. Let alone the flunky-ness of the K90 :(

The company and product both have weird names :P

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Posted 08 March 2012 - 09:35 AM

The company and product both have weird names :P

Indeed. "Sword of Angel" is an interesting Engrish interpretation of the history of the name "Durandal". :lol:

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Posted 08 March 2012 - 09:54 AM

With the Corsair Vengeance K90 Mechanical at $125 that thing is pretty pricey. K90 has back-lighting, macro keys (a BF3 guide), and media keys. I do wish the vengeance had another USB and headphone/microphoe jack, it only comes with one USB and its pass-through so you need to plug in 2x USB cables into your PC. Let alone the flunky-ness of the K90 :(

The company and product both have weird names :P


You are telling me...you should be seeing a review on 90 series not too long from now. :whistling:

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Posted 08 March 2012 - 02:03 PM

Looks nice... but seeing as I paid 70 less for my Das Ultimate... I Can't really see the justification :nyea:
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Posted 08 March 2012 - 03:52 PM

I need a new keyboard, also on an unrelated note I can dispose of this keyboard if you send it to me.

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Posted 08 March 2012 - 03:58 PM

I need a new keyboard, also on an unrelated note I can dispose of this keyboard if you send it to me.

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Posted 08 March 2012 - 04:30 PM

Speaking of modding... whatever happened to IVI? Haven't heard from him for a while.

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Posted 08 March 2012 - 04:32 PM

Speaking of modding... whatever happened to IVI? Haven't heard from him for a while.

Yeah...where's my 5970 buddy? :lol:

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