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Logitech unveils G710+ Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

By Shawn Knight
Oct 9, 2012
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  1. Logitech has unveiled the G710+ Mechanical Gaming Keyboard. It may come as a surprise to some that this is the company's first mechanical input device in their 30+ year history. Logitech says the board combines high-speed non-clicking key switches with...

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  2. howzz1854

    howzz1854 TS Maniac Posts: 585   +79

    PC manufacturers really need to spend more time and focus on design esthetics. it's just as important as function in this modern day and age.
     
  3. hahahanoobs

    hahahanoobs TS Maniac Posts: 1,009   +103

    *looks around*

    What PC manufacturer?
     
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  4. Timonius

    Timonius TS Guru Posts: 587   +34

    Interesting...but indepenent lighting for wasd and arrow keys is just redundant for the experienced gamer imho. Other than lack of macro keys I find my Microsoft comfort curve 2000 to be just fine, but then again I don't game on the professional competition level :p
     
  5. Experimentongod

    Experimentongod TS Enthusiast Posts: 102   +23

    I agree, my last two keyboards have been Comfort Curve 2000 and Comfort Curve 3000, great value.
     
  6. jizzyburnizzy

    jizzyburnizzy TS Rookie Posts: 46

    Im a little suprised at how long it took logitech to release a mechanical keyboard. They're pretty late to the party and unfortunately this keyboard doesnt bring any advantages over the others in the mechanical market. I have a corsair K90 and I love it
     
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  7. slh28

    slh28 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,925   +170

    So tactile, non-clicky, 45g actuatation force - I'm guessing these are using MX Browns?

    Keyboard manufacturers should really start stating clearly what switches are used, anyone who's thinking of buying a mechanical keyboard will want to know.

    I really like the dedicated media controls, hopefully now that Logitech and Corsair are in the market more manufacturers will start doing this.
     
  8. howzz1854

    howzz1854 TS Maniac Posts: 585   +79

    sorry I meant ugly *** plasticky PC keyboards.
     
  9. About damn time. They FINALLY have a mechanical keyboard. Even though this thing really isn't impressive in any way shape or form. It's pretty ugly. Single color LED backlighting (and it's white for that matter), and it's $150.

    This is utter garbage once again from a garbage manufacturer of inferior peripherals. I stopped buying Logitech a long time ago.
     
  10. DAOWAce

    DAOWAce TS Rookie Posts: 83

    Late to the party (both me and logitech), but their build quality is pretty damn bad. Backplane pings, keyboard flexes with pressure and the white LED is obnoxious as hell (does anyone at logitech use their PC in the dark? I mean seriously), not to mention a lot of the keycaps and LEDs have poor lighting in them.

    Still one of the very few mechanical keyboards with a STANDARD layout AND dedicated media keys, with some macro keys as a bonus (which I almost never use).

    A decent first attempt; but the king of PC peripherals could've, and should've, done way better.
     


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