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Hi there everyone,
I'm currently using a 4+ years old Logitech G11, and by all means its a great board considering its not mechanical yet it feels very good to type on it.

However I'm trying to go a little more semi-pro in gaming, particularly in Starcraft II.
This is a strategy game that takes a lot of double tapping, flying through keyboard all the time, multiple (not excessive however, around 3 max) key presses at a time, and since I'm in college I also type a lot in general.

I do kind of like the cherry blue, which has the really clicky sound and feel to it, but then I read the posts, they are a little bit hard to double tap? (because I double tap a lot in Starcraft, this is quite troublesome news)

I know cherry brown has low noise and less clicky feeling, but how exactly is it soft? Does it feel like normal membrance keyboard like my G11, or is it still a lot more clicky than that?

Others are great, but I just want to focus on these two types since they seem to fit my taste.

I'm considering Das since I love their design and they have student discounts, and they have both brown and blue choices. As far as I know they aren't bad at all either.

Thanks in advance!
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Cherry blue only has double tap issues if you do NOT fully (or almost fully) lift your finger between taps. If you already do this, its not any sort of issue for you at all.

browns are still far clicker and more precise feeling than the g11. logi boards feel like typing on Styrofoam squares suspended in mashed potatoes by comparison. Ive got both, I'd know...
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Cherry Blues doubletapped Osama bin Laden.
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Brown is the sweet spot inbetween typing and gaming IMO.
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As Zero said, it still depends on your style. If you tend to 'wave' around the keyboard alot, I wouldn't pick anything other than browns. Even in SC2, my hand never lifts off and my fingers just glide all over the place.
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