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post #1 of 14
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What do you think the quietest mechanical kb is?

I was thinking of getting the cm storm quick fire rapid with reds but I'd like to hear your opinions first.
post #2 of 14
IBM Model M.

Just kidding.
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post #3 of 14
I believe the cherry mx browns are supposed to be the quietest. I have a das keyboard professional at work with the browns and its very quiet. The only sound you hear is the keys bottoming out. If you were to get rubber keystops, it would be almost inaudible.
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I think linear switches are the quietest like MX red and MX black, but don't know if you'd like typing on them.
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Topre Realforce Capacitive switches. Hands down.
    
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post #6 of 14
Cherry mx reds with dampeners are pretty quiet.
post #7 of 14
Of blacks, browns, blues and reds the blacks are the most quiet
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How quiet are blacks in comparison to reds?
post #9 of 14
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How quiet are blacks in comparison to reds?
With reds you can't help bottoming out, but with blacks you learn quickly to touch type and apply just enough pressure for the key to register.
post #10 of 14
I can't not bottom out, so for me blacks, browns, and reds are all equally as loud and blues are even louder. lol

If you don't bottom out reds and blacks will sound the same and browns will make slightly more noise.
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