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http://www.anandtech.com/show/6623/coolermaster-new-storm-scouts-crashing-into-eisbergs-and-cherry-mx-green
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[with CoolerMaster's new Cherry MX Green based keyboards. I thought the rep was talking about the lighting, but the switches themselves are actually a somewhat rarefied Green model different from the existing ones, and CoolerMaster has exclusive distribution rights in the States. So what's the MX Green like? My limited time with it suggested a switch that featured the same enjoyable typing feedback of the MX Blue, but was much more responsive for gaming. I've found myself pretty much swearing by the MX Reds for all-purpose use, but the MX Green may persuade me.
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Very interesting. I am colorblind, but I think the spacebar on my OCN Ducky with MX Blues happens to be an MX Green.
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So these are mx greens with another type of lighter spring?
Since the original mx greens are stiffer than the blues and I get the impretion that he thinks they are some kind of middle ground between reds and blues.
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They are heavier than blues, about 80g of force. Linustechtips has a video on them at CES.

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Yeah, the article made it sound like it's a bit softer than the typical written specs of green switches. I can't wait to try one in person.
post #6 of 14
MX greens are a heavier MX Blue...you can emulate the feel by putting an MX Black spring in an MX Blue.
Originally , MX Greens were designed for use in g80-3000 space bars...but a few people, myself included, decided to modify keyboards to exclusively use the heavier switch....and it seems a cm rep saw this either on Deskthority or Geekhack.
I think a lot of people will be surprised when they get the board...greens are heavy for prolonged use and I wouldnt exactly recommend a tactile switch for gaming. I use mine primarily for typing and office work.

    
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Funny how that he liked the Cherry MX Reds, which are the lightest switches available, but is seriously considering the heaviest switches - the Cherry MX Greens.

On another note, I'd like to try out such a keyboard. At times I feel that the blues are too light.
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Originally Posted by kubed_zero View Post

Very interesting. I am colorblind, but I think the spacebar on my OCN Ducky with MX Blues happens to be an MX Green.
Yeah, you are correct.

I have browns, which are as light as reds - personally, the lighter the better for me.
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Does this site have a CoolerMaster rep?
I want to know if the CM Storm trigger with mx greens switches will come to Australia, even buying one online from overseas is hard I cannot find them
    
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I wouldnt exactly recommend a tactile switch for gaming.


you must be horrible at gaming
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