Help Choosing Keyboard for my Needs

Ok, I am building a new pc later and since I am moving from a laptop, I don't have any usable keyboards. I already have a great mouse, so i don't want any mouse/keyboard combos. I can spend up to $30 aud (I know, not much) and I want a wired (NO WIRELESS) keyboard. It must be quiet, normal size and both backlight (red is preferable.) and macros would be good, but not necessary.
Thanks, Coolo.
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  1. Best answer
    The Microsoft Sidewinder X4 Keyboard is a great keyboard that's cheap.

    It has red back lighting.
    It has macro keys.
    It's not mechanical so it's quiet.
    It's wired.
    It's normal size.

    It is £40 which equates to around 69aud. I know it's a bit more than you want to spend but it ticks all the boxes. I still think this is a relatively cheap keyboard.
  2. Looks good, but too expensive.

    [PCPartPicker part list]( / [Price breakdown by merchant]( / [Benchmarks](

    **CPU** | [Intel Core i7-4770 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor]( | $352.00 @ PCCaseGear
    **Motherboard** | [ASRock Z87 Extreme3 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard]( | $165.00 @ Scorptec
    **Memory** | [GeIL Black Dragon 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1333 Memory]( | $169.00 @ PLE Computers
    **Storage** | [Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive]( | $74.00 @ PLE Computers
    **Video Card** | [Gigabyte GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card]( | $469.00 @ PCCaseGear
    **Case** | [Thermaltake VN300M1W2N ATX Full Tower Case]( | $159.00 @ PCCaseGear
    **Power Supply** | [Zalman 650W 80 PLUS Gold Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply]( | $125.00 @ Scorptec
    **Other**| Sandisk Extreme 120gb| Purchased For $125.00
    **Other**| Razer Deathadder 2013| Purchased For $55.00
    **Other**| Razer Carcharias| Purchased For $88.00
    **Other**| Imation 320GB Apollo M100| Purchased For $45.00
    **Other**| Logitech F310| Purchased For $37.00
    **Other**| Yoga EM-2700 Mic| Purchased For $38.00
    **Other**| Windows 8| Purchased
    | | **Total**
    | Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available. | $1901.00
    | Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-10-01 12:22 EST+1000 |
  3. :( I thought that was a really cheap keyboard but your budget is tiny.
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