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The black helps prevent typing errors, while the red switch is prone to a high amount of typing errors. That's exactly why in the end I decided to go with this 55g Topre over a red switch board. They were both close in what I liked the best, and I was hesitant to order a Topre 55g with the huge price difference. But, in the end the extra amount of resistance really help me with my typing. Overall, most people do prefer a 45g resistance (from what I've seen). That would include my wife. It does depend on the type of switch though. The topre at 55g seems a lot lighter than a black switch at 60g. The way a cherry switch works is that resistance increases on the way down (making it extremely springy). While the Topre is not as springy, and the switch activates at the top, and that's where the force is.

Overall, a black switch is quite springy and for that reason its fun to play with in games. The red switch is just a lesser version, but IMO it would be nice if it were like 50g or maybe even a little more. For some odd reason a black switch can appear to be to stiff, and the red too light. When you get crazy into keyboards you tend notice the positives, and negatives of the weights of each. Eventually, you start to figure out what weight is best for you. That's why I always say to people that they should think about buying from a store where they can do a RMA easily. I purchased a Mionix Zibal 60, and did an RMA within an hour. You just know sometimes when a keyboard is not right for you. Crazy keyboard rant over
I love these black switches for gaming. It is indeed very fun. I enjoy typing on it as well. feels like the key activated almost instantly on the way down. anything lighter and I would probably bottom out even more. I think after using these, I can safely assume that I would like them better than browns. the linear feel is amazing and I have felt the tactile feel with my blues, although, I know it is not as noticeable on browns. I would love to give red a try but I have heard the same that they cause typing errors. For right now, black is my preffered and bought switch type. If only retail stores sold and had demos of different mech boards and switches. it would make things easier to find out which one is right for you.

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any update if these could possible come earlier than previously thought?
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Congrats to you Rdasch3, the browns would probably be too light for you along with the reds if you like the black switch. Some people prefer heavier switches while some prefer light. Light switches are usually what people prefer. So that might put you in the minority along with myself. Have fun with your new board!
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Thanks. I love the responsiveness of it. I don't even have to hit the key halfway down for it to be recognized. I have my black widow ultimate setup with my laptop so I don't have top hunch over my laptop anymore. I just put that keyboard on my lap.
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any possibility of getting this with mx reds tator??
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any possibility of getting this with mx reds tator??
MX Reds are definitely possible and will most likely be put into the order. MX-Clear's are the only switch I'm unsure of at the moment.

Besides some of the more abstract switches, like MX-Greens, MX-Greys, & MX-Whites.
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MX Reds are definitely possible and will most likely be put into the order. MX-Clear's are the only switch I'm unsure of at the moment.

Besides some of the more abstract switches, like MX-Greens, MX-Greys, & MX-Whites.
any possibility of tenkeyless?
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post #428 of 1497
Backlit Tenkeyless could be in the cards; but definitely not within the year as a sample run (usually about 50-70 boards) would need to be made, as well as examined and what not.

It's possible; but unfortunately, some companies feel that the ISO layout and Tenkeyless designs are not that "Big" (e.g. , little market.)
I contend otherwise though.
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Speaking of MX-Greys, what weight are they? I have one under the space bar on my OCN Ducky and it definitely feels heavier than a Black.

Edit: I would for sure buy a backlit tkl.
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Backlit Tenkeyless could be in the cards; but definitely not within the year as a sample run (usually about 50-70 boards) would need to be made, as well as examined and what not.

It's possible; but unfortunately, some companies feel that the ISO layout and Tenkeyless designs are not that "Big" (e.g. , little market.)
I contend otherwise though.
thats cool, looking forward to possibly getting some reds
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