Keyboard is the main factor of handling a computer, irrespective of gaming nature or normal functioning. Normal keyboards are based on membrane system. The Keys are pre assigned and have the option of re-assigning the same with any of the alphabet. Functions key can also be assigned with a specific function other than the pre-assigned. But apart from having all these facilities, normal key boards have some limitations. In a simple keyboard, there are normally 104 to 106 keys and each of them is assigned with a specific function. The alphabet keys have different role, numerical keys are assigned with differ function and likewise function keys are also assigned with some specific tasks. In nutshell, a well programmed keyboard is the main component of a computer. The binary pattern of the computer can be used according to own requirement with the help of a good keyboard only. You would have seen that when any key of the keyboard goes out of action, user normally use another key in place of the broken one. This is the task of advanced users to assign any other key as a replacement of broken key.
But to play a game in faster mode, only mouse is not the hardware requirement, a special keyboard must be there. The keys of gaming keyboard are specifically designed to perform a function. In most of the keyboard, radium light cover is provided to show the keys in better manner even if the adequate light is not reaching to the keys. This is just like the internal light of a mobile handset. Now it is based on the discretion of the user. You will have to see that what your requirements are and you should choose your keyboard wisely before proceeding ahead. All the peripherals of a computer are designed according to the normal functioning. Internal system of a computer is quite sensitive. The mother board should have stronger graphic cards and gaming cards if the system is required for playing games. Hard discs must be powerful as some of the games need a big space. Likewise RAM of the computers must also be of the high capacity. Memory of some of the games normally requires a big space and thus it is the first ever condition in the system to have a big RAM. Some of the keyboards are based on the normal plastic body.
The function keys should also made of better plastic. The internal silicon sheet is designed to tolerate the strokes. The height of the keys and system of assembling the same is based on the space available on board. Some of the companies are selling their keyboard in quite small and compact space. The keys of such types of keyboards are small and assembled in close touch of each other. Outer space of such keyboard doesn’t have any space even the “Esc” key is fixed on extreme left top corner. In case of any defect, the opening of these keyboards is quite difficult. This is the reason that these keyboards are not repaired but directly replaced with new one.
To purchase a good keyboard, one should have the knowledge of assignments of keys and own requirement. Always intend to buy a keyboard having high keys with outer space and a palm rest too. If not, the good space for numerical keys must be there. It is quite better idea to type a page with all the function and alphabet keys as a test page before purchasing the same. Maximum showrooms provide this facility to their customers. Always prefer the keyboard made of plastic as the metallic keyboard may generate some problems at later stage and you will face a costlier repair of the same.