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Poll Results: Which keyboard switch do you enjoy using?

Poll expired: Aug 7, 2011  
  • 27% (18)
    Cherry Blue
  • 24% (16)
    Cherry Brown
  • 9% (6)
    Cherry Black
  • 6% (4)
    Cherry Red
  • 1% (1)
    Cherry Clear
  • 4% (3)
    Alps
  • 0% (0)
    Dampened Alps
  • 6% (4)
    Buckling Spring
  • 7% (5)
    Topre
  • 7% (5)
    Rubber Dome
  • 4% (3)
    Other
65 Total Votes  
post #11 of 39
The best I've tried is Topre. With the weight at the top of the key, and the smoothness of bottoming out.... perfect.
post #12 of 39
Gaming: Brown
Typing: Blue
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post #13 of 39
The problem with polls like this is that most people haven't typed on all of these switches, or even a representative sample, therefore they're going to vote for whatever switches are in their favorite keyboard. This in turn is influenced by current keyboard purchasing trends, which are in turn influenced by a variety of factors that are often unrelated to how good the switches are.

Also, I like how the OP has all the main colours of Cherry switch, but then just "Alps". Clearly someone who has been wise enough to avoid the Alps nightmare tongue.gif
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post #14 of 39
Buckling springs so far, but I haven't typed on anything other than springs or domes.
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post #15 of 39
I have only tried Cherry Blues, Cherry Browns and the Alps in the SIIG mechanical. Cherry Blue by far my favorite for typing on followed closely by the Browns. All others need not apply.
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post #16 of 39
at the moment I am 4.17% I feel powerful.
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post #17 of 39
Brown for typing and fps gaming. My fingers just move a lot faster on a brown. Blue for rts gaming.
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post #19 of 39
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Originally Posted by ch_123;14337195 
The problem with polls like this is that most people haven't typed on all of these switches, or even a representative sample, therefore they're going to vote for whatever switches are in their favorite keyboard. This in turn is influenced by current keyboard purchasing trends, which are in turn influenced by a variety of factors that are often unrelated to how good the switches are.

Also, I like how the OP has all the main colours of Cherry switch, but then just "Alps". Clearly someone who has been wise enough to avoid the Alps nightmare tongue.gif

You missed dampened ALPS vs standard ALPS.

Anyway, I am the English speaking expert on ALPS if anyone ever has any questions about them.

In fact I'll update the "Nickels Thread" with Green ALPS results.
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post #20 of 39
Oh, I saw that, I'm not sure why dampened Alps got their own category and not the rest.

I'm also not sure if you're the No. 1 Alps expert, but that's another story.
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