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CM Storm QuickFire Rapid - Compact Mechanical Gaming Keyboard with CHERRY MX Blue Switches

  • USB or PS/2 Wired
  • Gaming
  • Mechanical CHERRY MX switches

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 2 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 2 years
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  • Seth W.
  • 12/6/2015 1:10:18 PM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

1 out of 5 eggsDead keys, useless board

This review is from: CM Storm QuickFire Rapid - Compact Mechanical Gaming Keyboard with CHERRY MX Blue Switches

Pros: None. It doesn't work,

Cons: Dead keys
Ability to work as a keyboard

Other Thoughts: Certain keys just stopped working. Mine has brown switches, but is otherwise pretty much identical to this one. Cooler Master sends out tons of keyboards with bad soldering. A little research with the words in the last sentence will find a lot of complaints.

Manufacturer Response:

We apologize for the trouble you are having with the CM Storm QuickFire Rapid
Please submit an RMA request through our CM Fanzone so we can get
You a replacement.

Respectfully,
Nichole
CMUSA Support

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  • Liam H.
  • 7/24/2015 3:24:29 PM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsBad Keys

This review is from: CM Storm QuickFire Rapid - Compact Mechanical Gaming Keyboard with CHERRY MX Blue Switches

Pros: Small
Nice cord

Cons: Many keys stick, or are not actually the advertised switches

Manufacturer Response:

Good Morning Liam,

I apologize for the inconvenience as we only offer Cherry MX Switches in all our mechanical leyboards. As long as you're under warranty you can apply for an RMA Request along with your purchase invoice and serial number through our CM Fanzone at the links below. I look forward to your response.

Regards,
Felinni M.
CMUSA Support
1-888-624-5099

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  • Mr W.
  • 7/13/2015 1:46:04 AM
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsA+

This review is from: CM Storm QuickFire Rapid - Compact Mechanical Gaming Keyboard with CHERRY MX Blue Switches

Pros: responsive, easy to use key remover, less expensive then led backlit ones.

Cons: none

Other Thoughts: num keys would have been cooler

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  • Darien L.
  • 6/25/2015 8:34:14 PM
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsCM QUICKFIRE STORM Rapid

This review is from: CM Storm QuickFire Rapid - Compact Mechanical Gaming Keyboard with CHERRY MX Blue Switches

Pros: Pretty study Keyboard; heavier than most keyboards I use
Love the sound of the Cherry MX Blues
Plastic grip at the bottom is very helpful so the keyboard doesn't slip around
Fast delivery time

Cons: None yet, and I hope that it stays that way :)

Would've liked the CM to include backlight, but alas you can't get everything in life.

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  • susan j.
  • 6/23/2015 1:32:41 PM
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Keyboard

This review is from: CM Storm QuickFire Rapid - Compact Mechanical Gaming Keyboard with CHERRY MX Blue Switches

Pros: - Cherry MX Blue Switches.
- Has a Gaming Mode to disable Windows button.
- Nice font and comes with orange keycaps.
- Its a Ten-keyless mechanical keyboard.
- Price is Cheap for a mechanical

Cons: - Little too small than what I was expecting, but not really a con.

- No backlights, but the price makes up for it, overall a great keyboard. I am a happy buyer.

Other Thoughts: None

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  • Artur J.
  • 6/18/2015 12:54:43 PM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsNearly Perfect Keyboard

This review is from: CM Storm QuickFire Rapid - Compact Mechanical Gaming Keyboard with CHERRY MX Blue Switches

Pros: -Price
-Cherry MX Switches
-Made by Costar (Good Keyboard OEM)
-Standard US layout
-Clean look
-Windows key lock function if you don't need windows keys, two functioning windows key if you need them
-Media keys
-Nice soft touch plastic on case and the keys
-Laser printed keys
-Only one CoolerMaster logo
-Keycap puller and extra keycaps inclided
-Removable cord hidden underneath the keyboard

Cons: -Some switch inconsistency, my down arrow key has a very weak click, my F12 key has almost no click at all (feels like a broken switch), luckily the rest of the switches feel fine
-Ugly keycap font, this is subjective but I find the font harsh and hard to look at

Other Thoughts: Great entry level Cherry TKL keyboard. The quality is not entry level as this is a Costar keyboard and is finished very nicely.

For the price you could forgive some of the key inconsistency.

I use it for work and not gaming so I like the clean look of the keyboard, although it's not my favourite type of font.

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  • Jesse K.
  • 6/7/2015 8:39:05 PM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsgood entry level keyboard

This review is from: CM Storm QuickFire Rapid - Compact Mechanical Gaming Keyboard with CHERRY MX Blue Switches

Pros: Great keyboard first mechanical keyboard that i ever tried with blue switches after my blackwidow ultimate failed on me i didnt have a big budget at the moment for another fancy keyboard but this works great i love typing on genuine switches a bit more there lighter and more consistant feeling all around.

Cons: i liked the cm storm logos on the original version wish it would of came with those 2 other caps but its not a big deal as you can buy keycap sets for this keyboard because it doesnt have crazy length keys or anything
rubber feet would be nice

Other Thoughts: overall great 80 dollars seems a little bit high to me still but it is genuine cherry switches for 10-20 dollars more with the newegg sales you could get a keyboard with some more options like leds etc but in this price area and how nice the keyboard is a small footprint i would recommend it

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  • Andrew R.
  • 5/28/2015 12:55:10 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsMy Favorite Computing Purchase

This review is from: CM Storm QuickFire Rapid - Compact Mechanical Gaming Keyboard with CHERRY MX Blue Switches

Pros: Solid Construction
Cherry MX Blues are so satisfying to type on
Compact size makes it easy to transport

Cons: No Dip Switches
Keycaps are a little cheap

Other Thoughts: I carry this keyboard back and forth to work everyday. I have done this for 2 years now. This keyboard has held up without any issues.

I would recommend replacing the keycaps. I have vortex pbt keycaps which can be found on various websites for under $30.

If you work in a cubicle or open floor office, I would recommend installing o-rings on the bottoms of your keycaps so your co-workers/friends do not murder from the sound this board creates.

For the price this keyboard is amazing. I would recommend to anyone looking for a mechanical keyboard.

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  • Jason S.
  • 5/5/2015 12:27:36 PM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsMechanical so good

This review is from: CM Storm QuickFire Rapid - Compact Mechanical Gaming Keyboard with CHERRY MX Blue Switches

Pros: -sturdy/durable
-high quality
-very small takes up little space
-very comfortable
-i like the red replacement wasd keys

Cons: -none

Other Thoughts: This is my first mechanical keyboard and I love it. The sound of the cherry mx blues is oddly satisfying. This keyboard is a little tank. I threw it at my wall drunk one night (don't ask why) and it still looks new. Wall not so much.

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  • Drew D.
  • 4/21/2015 5:36:14 PM
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsClickity Click

This review is from: CM Storm QuickFire Rapid - Compact Mechanical Gaming Keyboard with CHERRY MX Blue Switches

Pros: Compact foot print

Very clicky, which is the reason I got the blue switches

Braided cable

Cons: Right arrow key sorta sticky, but still works

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