Looking for a good gaming mechanical keyboard.

I was recently looking into buying the logitecg g510 on sale for $89.99 on newegg.com but it looks a little cheap and flimsy and I dont really need the lcd screen. I would like to find a mechanical keyboard (preferably backlit) for around the same price. Any suggestions? I was looking at the corsair vengeance k60 keyboard but it was a little over my price limit so is there any site that sells this or something similar that is cheaper? Also anyone who owns the g510, does it feel cheap or flimsy?
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  1. The Razer BlackWidow has served me well. It feels solid and well made, and the intensity of the back lit keys is adjustable. The only thing I don't like about it is that the shiny plastic really attracts oil and fingerprints. Looks like it's going for $74.99 on Newegg. Keyboards with LCD screens have always seemed like a useless gimmick to me. It takes too much time to look all the way down to your keyboard when you're in the middle of a game, and chances are all the info on the keyboard screen is on your monitor too. I used to own a Logitech G15 and after a couple weeks of owning it, I never ONCE used the screen.
  2. Just returned a razer black widow ultimate. Didn't like the feel of the peripheral keys (shift, tab, etc). Couldn't tell if maybe they were rubber dome or just poorly executed. The keys had a weird texturing as well that felt like it will wear off within a year or so.

    Going back to Das Keyboard. Look into that instead imo. It's almost universally well-liked by typists and gamers.
  3. I don't think there is a backlit mechanical keyboard for less than $100. Additionally gaming mechanical keyboards generally do not entirely support full N Key Rollover. Only the W,A,S,D keys support N Key Rollover from my understanding.

    The Razer BlackWidow Ultimate is probably one of least expensive backlit mechanical keyboard for $107.

    http://www.amazon.com/Razer-BlackWidow-Ultimate-Mechanical-Keyboard/dp/B003ZJ5B4I/ref=sr_1_9?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1323994354&sr=1-9

    The Razer BlackWidow is the same keyboard for $80, but no backlight.
    http://www.amazon.com/Razer-BlackWidow-Mechanical-Gaming-Keyboard/dp/B003ZJ1VD8/ref=sr_1_14?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1323994354&sr=1-14

    Mechanical keyboards tends to be expensive to begin with since each key has it's own switch rather than relying a one single rubber membrane to register key strokes.

    The SteelSeries 6Gv2 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard is probably one of the best mechanical gaming keyboard with full N Key Rollover support, but it $107 and is not backlit.

    http://www.amazon.com/SteelSeries-6Gv2-Mechanical-Gaming-Keyboard/dp/B0038X3ZVM/ref=pd_sim_e_1

    If the G510 is a bit expensive and you don't want the LCD screen, have you considered the G110?

    http://www.amazon.com/Logitech-920-002232-Gaming-Keyboard-G110/dp/B002RRLQIO/ref=sr_1_2?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1323994354&sr=1-2
  4. jaguarskx said:
    I don't think there is a backlit mechanical keyboard for less than $100. Additionally gaming mechanical keyboards generally do not entirely support full N Key Rollover. Only the W,A,S,D keys support N Key Rollover from my understanding.

    The Razer BlackWidow Ultimate is probably one of least expensive backlit mechanical keyboard for $107.

    http://www.amazon.com/Razer-BlackWidow-Ultimate-Mechanical-Keyboard/dp/B003ZJ5B4I/ref=sr_1_9?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1323994354&sr=1-9

    The Razer BlackWidow is the same keyboard for $80, but no backlight.
    http://www.amazon.com/Razer-BlackWidow-Mechanical-Gaming-Keyboard/dp/B003ZJ1VD8/ref=sr_1_14?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1323994354&sr=1-14

    Mechanical keyboards tends to be expensive to begin with since each key has it's own switch rather than relying a one single rubber membrane to register key strokes.

    The SteelSeries 6Gv2 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard is probably one of the best mechanical gaming keyboard with full N Key Rollover support, but it $107 and is not backlit.

    http://www.amazon.com/SteelSeries-6Gv2-Mechanical-Gaming-Keyboard/dp/B0038X3ZVM/ref=pd_sim_e_1

    If the G510 is a bit expensive and you don't want the LCD screen, have you considered the G110?

    http://www.amazon.com/Logitech-920-002232-Gaming-Keyboard-G110/dp/B002RRLQIO/ref=sr_1_2?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1323994354&sr=1-2

    I have thought about it but I am just wondering how good it is for gaming and typing because it does look a little flimsy and cheap. Do the keys feel nice?
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