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Heh, I was just going to buy a new mech keyboard yesterday.
I didn't know Red switches were better for gaming though. thinking.gif

They are, but that's because of the very low force and complete lack of tactile feedback. The keys don't click, they glide. Unless you bottom out, then they tap. tongue.gif

End result, easier to press the key quickly, and easier on the hand for prolonged use (WSAD). They aren't any better then other switches over all, they're just different. Certainly harder to type properly on them then, say, browns. Easier to nudge keys you didn't want to press too.

Anyway, I love both my K90 on Forge and my K60 on Anvil. Keys and caps feel good, back-light on the K90 is nice, and very very easy to clean what with removable caps, no guard around the keys, and solid aluminum back-plate. biggrin.gif
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Hating a popular brand is a new trend on OCN?
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If only they made a tenkeyless version of the black anodized one. Or better yet, a modified tenkeyless like the Quickfire TK.
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I wish this was out a while ago as I would have bought it. I have no use for the G keys on my K90, but I wanted the back lighting.
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Heh, I was just going to buy a new mech keyboard yesterday.
I didn't know Red switches were better for gaming though. thinking.gif

They are, but that's because of the very low force and complete lack of tactile feedback. The keys don't click, they glide. Unless you bottom out, then they tap. tongue.gif

End result, easier to press the key quickly, and easier on the hand for prolonged use (WSAD). They aren't any better then other switches over all, they're just different. Certainly harder to type properly on them then, say, browns. Easier to nudge keys you didn't want to press too.

Anyway, I love both my K90 on Forge and my K60 on Anvil. Keys and caps feel good, back-light on the K90 is nice, and very very easy to clean what with removable caps, no guard around the keys, and solid aluminum back-plate. biggrin.gif

I agree, Reds are much easier on the hand after prolonged use. I was using a Deck with Cherry Blacks, but I won this Ducky with Reds and find it a little better to game with. Not so much with the WASD keys, but pressing CTRL, SHIFT, TAB, etc, (keys your fingers have to reach for) is so much easier with less pressure required. Holding SHIFT to run with your pinky can get really tiring on a keyboard with Cherry Blacks. While typing though, I cannot type quickly with Reds unless I bottom out. Just not enough resistance for me not to do it. With Blacks I can float around without bottoming out if I want to. I don't do much lengthy typing anymore though, so it's not a big deal.
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Looks like they only provide one type of Cherry MX and no Macro Keys. Yet they can justify $129.99.

meh..

The (useless) macro key debate again? rolleyes.gif

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They are not better, it's just personal preferences.


I personally prefer them to the other ''common switches'', but they are by no means superior to black or blues. Some people will argue that it's hard to double tap on blues, but it is debatable.

They are actually better than blue's for FPS. Double-tapping on them is crappy because of histeresis.

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They are, but that's because of the very low force and complete lack of tactile feedback. The keys don't click, they glide. Unless you bottom out, then they tap. tongue.gif

End result, easier to press the key quickly, and easier on the hand for prolonged use (WSAD). They aren't any better then other switches over all, they're just different. Certainly harder to type properly on them then, say, browns. Easier to nudge keys you didn't want to press too.

Anyway, I love both my K90 on Forge and my K60 on Anvil. Keys and caps feel good, back-light on the K90 is nice, and very very easy to clean what with removable caps, no guard around the keys, and solid aluminum back-plate. biggrin.gif

What? Browns and red's have the same spring, and the feeling of using them is almost the same. If you can avoid bottoming out... you clearly don't type fast enough, or are a magician. Simply put: fast typing = bottoming out every single time.
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I agree, Reds are much easier on the hand after prolonged use. I was using a Deck with Cherry Blacks, but I won this Ducky with Reds and find it a little better to game with. Not so much with the WASD keys, but pressing CTRL, SHIFT, TAB, etc, (keys your fingers have to reach for) is so much easier with less pressure required. Holding SHIFT to run with your pinky can get really tiring on a keyboard with Cherry Blacks. While typing though, I cannot type quickly with Reds unless I bottom out. Just not enough resistance for me not to do it. With Blacks I can float around without bottoming out if I want to. I don't do much lengthy typing anymore though, so it's not a big deal.

You can't type quickly with mx red? Compared to what?
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What? Browns and red's have the same spring, and the feeling of using them is almost the same. If you can avoid bottoming out... you clearly don't type fast enough, or are a magician. Simply put: fast typing = bottoming out every single time.

I never said anything at all about how fast I type, so don't make assumptions. There is a difference between the bottoming out click and tactile feed back. You should know this.

As for Brows vs Reds, there is a difference, and an obvious one at that. I should know, I actually have 2 reds and a brown within reach of each other. If you think they're anything alike, you need to go back to the store and try them again.
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post #28 of 75
This is my next keyboard. I love my k90 but i dont have use for the G keys anymore since I quit wow.
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What a beautiful keyboard. I wonder if they are gonna offer any other led colors besides red?
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This needed some backlit keys so I'm glad they gave it that but without macro keys it's a bit overpriced still. Great keyboard but I hate the switches and cramped layout of the keys they use.
    
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