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Hello,

Recently I have read things about mechanical keyboards, and I found them to be alot better than normal keyboards as people say.

I have also bought a Logitech K340 Wireless Keyboard yesterday that I think it uses "Scissors Switch", and I like it so much. Though, now I'm stuck on what to buy:

The Logitech K340 I have right now is very good (smooth and noiseless typing) even that it hasn't got the "PerfectStroke" feature. So now that I'm in love with Logitech, do you really think that a mechanical keyboard can satisfy me more than a Logitech PerfectStroke keyboard that should feel great?

The thing is that I want a keyboard that doesn't make loud noises to annoy everyone around me. And also, I want to have the best keyboard that I can get to give me a comfortable and smooth typing experience, not like the old crap and cheap feeling rubber dome keyboards.

The keyboards i'm stuck between are: Logitech K800 (PerfectStroke & Wireless), Razer Blackwidow Ultimate (AFAIK it uses Cherry Blues that makes very annoying loud noises) and Das Model S Professional Silent (that I think is the most silent keyboard between the mechanical ones).

Remember, I want a keyboard that also gives me a nice & smooth typing experience besides not being so loud & annoying. Oh, and I forgot one more thing. I prefer backlit ones.

So any ideas? I will appreciate any help. Specially those who have/have used these keyboards.
post #2 of 8
Topres are very quite, and give an excellent typing experience. Pricey though.
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Like how much are we talking about? (Approx.)
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Very expensive for me. Anything near that with a $100-$150 price?
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If you want that smooth feeling, mechanical keyboards with black switches are great. The only thing though is that you don't know when to release the key until you hit the bottom without looking at the screen. I like scissor switches too but I don't have a mechanical yet and the rubber domes just feel horrible.
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Dampened cherry mx brown black or reds are near silent if you don't bottom out, and pretty quite even if you do.
you can buy dampening foam cutouts from elitekeyboards

blacks are probably the things easiest to not bottom out with, though they require a bit of force which would make the keycaps noisier if you're typing at the same speed on all three switches.
Edited by kyle-reece - 6/15/11 at 9:19am
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Originally Posted by wompwomp;13878306 
http://elitekeyboards.com/products.php?sub=topre_keyboards

looks cool stuff.
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