Logitech Releases G910 Orion Spark RGB Mechanical Keyboard

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  1. Hilbert Hagedoorn

    Hilbert Hagedoorn Don Vito Corleone Staff Member

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    Hmm, not liking the design at all. It looks a bit childish.

    I'm liking my G710+ a lot better.
     
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    It's September and I can already see a christmas tree.

    It looks weird and will cost a lot in EU for sure, but I like the key layout a little more than in G710+. Besides, what are thee Romer-G keys and how are they related to MX Brown?
     
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    Looks promising!
    i have used a load of differend keyboards in the past 20 years, for gaming as wel as intensive administrative work, and i can safely conclude that Logitech is the ONLY brand did'nt let me down compared to all the other brands and types i gave a chance.
    I'll stick to my G19 as long as it still does the job, but i may consider buying the G910 as spare/followup.
     

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    It really does look like a nasty lump of childish plastic. I think I'll continue to wait for the Corsair keyboard with the Cherry MX RGB switches which must be due for a release sometime soon.

    On a side not though, I do like Logitech's Arx tech... I wonder if you will be able to use it without the keyboard through a wireless connection to the network?
     
  6. Valagard

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    I'll hold out before making a decision, cause we heard the same stuff from Razer a few months ago with their "Better than Cherry MX switches" that turned out to be crap
     
  7. Denial

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    The RGB is already out, I own it, it's awesome.
     
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    Me want. Been waiting for a mechanical keyboard with integrated display and holding on to my old G15. If my smartphone can fill the role of display, I'm sold.
     
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    The only problem i have with this keyboard is the distance between the number and the F keys, otherwise it would be a perfect, at least for me.
     
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    You can customize the colors of all of the keys. This keyboard can be as ugly or as nice looking as you make it. That's pretty cool.

    The MX Brown switches (as on the 710+) have a comparatively shallow actuation point as well. I wonder how the Romer-g's is different? Does the Romer-G switch provide any tactile or audio feedback like the MX Browns do?

    Something that seems pretty gimmicky to me is the way Logitech tries to incorporate a visual experience through their keyboard. In this case it's through a phone app with the phone docked on the keyboard. I'm sorry but to me looking down at a screen on my keyboard while I'm gaming is kind of like texting and driving. I have to re-orient my vision when going from one to the other. I never like the integration of a display on the keyboard. It offers little to no value and it must add quite a bit to the production cost of the keyboard that is always gladly passed on to the buyer. I guess the improvement with this keyboard is you use your existing phone. That makes a little more sense than paying for the integrated screen you don't look at that much.

    Also, without the wrist rest and the exception of the little model number nub on the bottom, it's a pretty standard rectangle keyboard shape.

    Other than that, if the switches have a good feel, I may pick one up. It would be a good replacement for my ugly orange/gray/black 710+ with only white back lighting. The 710+ is reliable and has a great feel, but it is just plain ugly.
     
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    Yeah I used to have the original G15 the only thing I found it good for was for Ray's G15 mod for winamp control when in games.

    The color LEDs are awesome, hopefully this will come with the software for programming like the Corsair RGB. People are creating some cool effects:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mfjigv8FQ7E

    I have a simple rainbow effect atm:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bEVYMtXW1PU
     
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    Which one K70 or K95? I was looking at the K95 but the Corsair store doesn't even list it yet.
     
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    Way too expensive for just a little lighting. I am fairly confident in having all my keys the same color, thanks, don't want to spend so much money...
     
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    I'd been waiting for a G710+ with RGB lighting, this looks like it is what I was waiting for.



    To be fair, it's only $20 more than where the 710+ started at, but you're right, it is a lot for a keyboard. I'll probably wait for a sale to pick one up.
     
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    The Corsair K70 RGB is complete garbage. I just bought one and I am very unhappy with the purchase. I probably should have browsed their forums before purchase. They keyboard freezes, meaning it doesn't register keys sometimes. The software keeps freezing and crashing, and it's a pain in the ass to use. The illumination key stopped working on the keyboard, and you have constantly unplug the keyboard to reset it. Owned it for 2 days and I hate it. Never had issues with my Logitech G15 keyboard for the last 5-6 years, but wanted to switch to a mechanical keyboard. I think I might return the K70 RGB and buy another Logitech, because Corsair sucks at making keyboards.
     

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    Hmm I've owned two corsair keyboards including the K70 RGB both worked great.
     
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    Eww, not liking that, just got a G710+ a few weeks ago, thats a cracker.
     
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    to me it looks like its from the 80's
     
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    hmm...while i do like the idea of the RGB keyboard I think I may just get the standard K70. I'm typically a Logitech person but my first gen G15 is finally starting to die.

    Well would you guys recommend the standard K70 or the G710+? I'm not too fond of the white LEDs of the logitech but I'm also not sure about Corsair keyboards. My local Microcenter has both and I plan on going to buy one in the next couple days.
     

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