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sweet, looking forward to it... if i don't end up getting a 1087 before lol

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Haven't taken the plunge on a mechanical yet, but this one piques my interest. My PC is for gaming only... what switches should I get?
 
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Haven't taken the plunge on a mechanical yet, but this one piques my interest. My PC is for gaming only... what switches should I get?
Link in my sig to the mechanical keyboard guide; you should read that first.

There are many different switches; some better than others in durability and construction; others with completely different purposes.

Cherry MX Blacks are the "Gamer" switch, but don't let that tag fool you; as many others find MX-Blue, MX-Brown, MX-Clear, or MX-Red switches just fine for gaming.
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Link in my sig to the mechanical keyboard guide; you should read that first.

There are many different switches; some better than others in durability and construction; others with completely different purposes.

Cherry MX Blacks are the "Gamer" switch, but don't let that tag fool you; as many others find MX-Blue, MX-Brown, MX-Clear, or MX-Red switches just fine for gaming.
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Feel free to post in that thread, as many knowledgeable members will be able to help you out
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post #26 of 1497
I think the best process for looking for a switch is to first decide if you would like a light switch or a heavier switch. Brown, red, and blue would be light.

Black, and clear would be the heavier switch type.

The average board which is non mechanical, that comes with a PC, like Dell, Sony, is about 50g to 55g. My Sony was 50 grams. Usually, a black switch will be a little higher than what people are used to. Although, if you just use it for gaming a heavier switch may never be a problem for you.
post #27 of 1497
Blues are 50G and Clicky, so the force is about the same for anyone used to typing; but they are clicky (which means they'll make more dome)

So that's also a consideration.

Browns and Reds will be among the quiestest switches because of the very low force required and the fact that the Browns are only tactile, not clicky.
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Seems like Browns will be the least likely to require a lot of getting used to. May have to get one of these backlit ones with Browns when they're available.
 
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post #29 of 1497
I think I just found my replacement for my M1.
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post #30 of 1497
I am hoping later they can do green back lighting. I would love green back lighting with red switches.
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