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I see the K60/K90 use cherry red, what about the SS 7g and 6gv2?
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im pretty sure the steelseries has mx blacks
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post #13 of 34
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Originally Posted by raclimja View Post
since your gonna play FPS

you need cherry mx black or cherry mx red
Pretty broad statement man and totally not true. Many people prefer blues, clears, and browns to black and red regardless of the situation. It really is preference.


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I see the K60/K90 use cherry red, what about the SS 7g and 6gv2?
black
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Pretty broad statement man and totally not true. Many people prefer blues, clears, and browns to black and red regardless of the situation. It really is preference.
i personally own a Blackwidow which uses Cherry MX Blue so i know what im talking about



i play games such as CSS, Crysis 2,TF2, GTA4, DOTA, etc...

linear switches(Black and red) are the best for gaming especially for FPS because you can spam keys.

while on keys like blue or brown, you need to fully lift your finger due to how the switch are design









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post #15 of 34
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My friend recommended me that but it is $150 here
Where are you at? I used a 20% off coupon for mine. Total came to be $110.59 after shipping.
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post #16 of 34
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Originally Posted by raclimja View Post
i personally own a Blackwidow which uses Cherry MX Blue so i know what im talking about
..snip..

i play games such as CSS, Crysis 2,TF2, GTA4, DOTA, etc...

linear switches(Black and red) are the best for gaming especially for FPS because you can spam keys.

while on keys like blue or brown, you need to fully lift your finger due to how the switch are design
I know how the switches work. I owned a BWU(blues) and I currently own a Choc Mini(browns), Ducky 1087(blacks), and a CM Quick Fire(reds). Regardless of how the switches work, people prefer different switches. For instance, I like brown switches the best for everything and would much prefer to use browns over blacks for gaming. I'm guessing you've never used brown switches, their tactility is barely noticeable, they don't feel anything like blues. As reference I play CS, Quake Live, BF:BC2, WoW, and RO2.
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post #17 of 34
Quote:
Originally Posted by raclimja View Post
i personally own a Blackwidow which uses Cherry MX Blue so i know what im talking about



i play games such as CSS, Crysis 2,TF2, GTA4, DOTA, etc...

linear switches(Black and red) are the best for gaming especially for FPS because you can spam keys.

while on keys like blue or brown, you need to fully lift your finger due to how the switch are design
By stating this, you just made a fool of yourself lol. Everyone has their own preference on what switch type to use...

Switches depend on the person using it. People like blues because they click to TELL you the key has been actuated. Blacks and reds dont really matter because you CANT tell it's been pressed easily so people tend to bottom out on them.


PROTIP: dont act like you know everything. Dont act like everyone has the same preferences as you.


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I know how the switches work. I owned a BWU(blues) and I currently own a Choc Mini(browns), Ducky 1087(blacks), and a CM Quick Fire(reds). Regardless of how the switches work, people prefer different switches. For instance, I like brown switches the best for everything and would much prefer to use browns over blacks for gaming. I'm guessing you've never used brown switches, their tactility is barely noticeable, they don't feel anything like blues. As reference I play CS, Quake Live, BF:BC2, WoW, and RO2.

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post #18 of 34
since you're in Canada, maybe a Thermaltake Meka with cherry blacks for under $60: http://www.directcanada.com/products...re=THERMALTAKE
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post #19 of 34
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By stating this, you just made a fool of yourself lol.
oh really?

i tested blue(blackwidow), black(steelseries 6gv2) and brown(ione xarmor u9bl-s) and the best for fps gaming is linear switches without a doubt


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Switches depend on the person using it. People like blues because they click to TELL you the key has been actuated. Blacks and reds dont really matter because you CANT tell it's been pressed easily so people tend to bottom out on them.

do you even remotely know what FPS means?

you are most of the time flooring the key


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PROTIP: dont act like you know everything. Dont act like everyone has the same preferences as you.
please try to look at yourself at the mirror first before you start giving advices
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post #20 of 34
Believe what you wish, but I'm telling you that I'd rather game with browns than blacks(I own a keyboard with each) and that there are plenty of people here that like to game on clears and blues. Switch type is a preference, not a fact.
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