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Originally Posted by ghostrider85 View Post

maybe because someone else is in that room sleeping? there can be a lot of reasons. come on why are you so against keyboard backlighting?

This.

Use your mind and open your eyes to other realities and values other than your own and you might begin to see why something like this is important to a lot of people.
    
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post #12 of 97
Hope this is available in UK and European layout, not just US!!
post #13 of 97
Clear/brown switches are still very loud, even if you don't bottom out the keys. Don't let this fool you.
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post #14 of 97
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What's the point of back lighting keyboards? Just for decoration?

No ambient light typing.

Although once you memorize your keys it only helps to rapidly identify alt keypresses and so on.

No like this keyboard BTW.
   
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post #15 of 97
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maybe because someone else is in that room sleeping? there can be a lot of reasons. come on why are you so against keyboard backlighting?

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This.

Use your mind and open your eyes to other realities and values other than your own and you might begin to see why something like this is important to a lot of people.

Talk about overreacting to someone's doubt rolleyes.gif

Anyway, for me, the sound coming from blue switches is one of the main reasons to use them. Perhaps a somewhat shallow reason... I just really like the sound.
This keyboard looks really nice and no-nonsense though. I also like how they kept the "Windows"-key totally neutral.
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post #16 of 97
I guess this still won't be as quiet as rubber dome keyboard? I like my Cherry MX Red keyboard but friends often complain about the noise when I'm on voice chat. I even installed o-rings that suppressed the noise slightly but it's still annoying to other people. It would help if I didn't bottom out keys but it's so difficult with reds, especially when I'm gaming.
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post #17 of 97
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I guess this still won't be as quiet as rubber dome keyboard? I like my Cherry MX Red keyboard but friends often complain about the noise when I'm on voice chat. I even installed o-rings that suppressed the noise slightly but it's still annoying to other people. It would help if I didn't bottom out keys but it's so difficult with reds, especially when I'm gaming.

You know what I tell people who gripe about keyboard noise?

I'd tell you but OCN has a vulgarity filter.

I don't even see how Reds would make any noise unless you're hammering those keys home. I had a Deck 105 with blacks a few years back and the only sound it made was me bottoming out the key.
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post #18 of 97
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What's the point of back lighting keyboards? Just for decoration?

I have a backlight keyboard and I can tell you that even if you have a light source in the room it's 10 times better with backlight esp. if your light isn't near your keyboard (e.g luster). And you don't always want to have your light on.
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post #19 of 97
I don't know about me but personally the allure of a mechanical keyboard is 50% feel, 25% responsiveness, 25% the "clicky" noise. Non-clicky mechanical keyboards would ruin it for me and I am sure I am not the only one.
post #20 of 97
Is this actually worth blowing money over? Im buying a new keyboard soon. Ive been trying to read around some more.... still want to get more opinions.
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