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Originally Posted by Jixr View Post

its just a mx brown copy, with a slightly higher acuation point.

Looking a lot like a gimmick tbh, not throwing away my Ducky Shine II w/ MX Browns any time soon.
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This are a copy of Cherry MX... but cheaper. Its a means of saving costs, not to do anything better.
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Shame, because I've been rather disappointed with mx browns. I wanted a mechanical switch feel, not a rubber-dome-but-actually-mechanical-switch feel. Haven't decided what I'll replace this G710+ with yet since my household all but demands I use the quiet switches...
    
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  • Razer Green = MX Blue with a few minor changes
  • Razer Orange = MX Brown with a few minor changes

There won't be any tangible benefit in games other than that caused by the placebo effect.

Yup, the moment I seen the specs I immediately noticed this.

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Originally Posted by killeraxemannic View Post

Do you have any source for this or are you just guessing?

Just look up the specs of the MX switches and the specs of these in the linked source.
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He's comparing the Cherry MX specs and the Razer switch specs listed on the website.

He's right, the only real change is the actuation point, the actuation force is the same.

They also claim that their switches will last 3 times longer than Cherry's, which I do find hard to believe.

This.
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Shame, because I've been rather disappointed with mx browns. I wanted a mechanical switch feel, not a rubber-dome-but-actually-mechanical-switch feel. Haven't decided what I'll replace this G710+ with yet since my household all but demands I use the quiet switches...

I have a Filco Majestouch Ninja with Browns, and it feels great, nothing like a rubber dome....

Maybe an issue with the overall quality of your Logi?
    
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post #25 of 97
Sounds like MX Brown would be a great go-to set for those starting out in mechanical (like myself) who enjoy gaming and typing. Mostly fps gamer here, but i play a variety.

I think Razer will do well with these, but not great. Many will buy because they are Razer and for no other reason. Many will buy to try them out and compare to other switches, since they're new.

Do we even have a date on when these will actually be available in a product yet? I'm looking at a new kb in the next 3 months (Saitek Eclipse I here biggrin.gif ), but if these will not be available til Q3/4... won't even wait to see reviews.
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post #26 of 97
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Shame, because I've been rather disappointed with mx browns. I wanted a mechanical switch feel, not a rubber-dome-but-actually-mechanical-switch feel. Haven't decided what I'll replace this G710+ with yet since my household all but demands I use the quiet switches...

take the o-rings off, it will feel much better.
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Originally Posted by Valor958 View Post

Sounds like MX Brown would be a great go-to set for those starting out in mechanical (like myself) who enjoy gaming and typing. Mostly fps gamer here, but i play a variety.

I think Razer will do well with these, but not great. Many will buy because they are Razer and for no other reason. Many will buy to try them out and compare to other switches, since they're new.

Do we even have a date on when these will actually be available in a product yet? I'm looking at a new kb in the next 3 months (Saitek Eclipse I here biggrin.gif ), but if these will not be available til Q3/4... won't even wait to see reviews.


Looks like they are already available on their website.
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Shame, because I've been rather disappointed with mx browns. I wanted a mechanical switch feel, not a rubber-dome-but-actually-mechanical-switch feel. Haven't decided what I'll replace this G710+ with yet since my household all but demands I use the quiet switches...

Thats because there are o-rings under every keycap.
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Thats because there are o-rings under every keycap.

That a Logitech thing?

This Filco doesn't have o-rings, I just pulled a key to make sure of that.
    
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post #30 of 97
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Originally Posted by killeraxemannic View Post

Looks like they are already available on their website.
ready to ship in April 2014, prices are the same.
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That a Logitech thing?

This Filco doesn't have o-rings, I just pulled a key to make sure of that.

yes, logitech thing.
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