Take this test it will lead you to your answer http://mechanicalkeyboards.com/first_mechanical_keyboard.php
I personally prefer mechanical keyboards, but not everyone does.
For me, the Ducky Shining takes the cake - Backlit in red/green/blue/white, comes in red/brown/black/blue switches.
From there I would look at Deck Legend boards, Filcos, CM’s Storm QuickFire.
guide at another well respected forum:http://www.overclock.net/t/491752/mechanical-keyboard-guide