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Anyone can't feel the difference between MX-Brown and MX-Red switch?

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Sure if i do the slowest and gentlest of touch, i can feel the very slight bump of MX Browns, but if i typed as per normal, they feel the same?

In general, i am more sensitive to spring tension beneath, key-cap height and their spacing between each keys.
    
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I haven't actually used an MX brown keyboard, however I have used testers, and there was very little difference for me.
However I could still feel the difference even when typing hard on it.

I prefer the tactile feel since my daily driver is an MX blue black widow.
However I can imagine some people wouldn't be able to tell, or simply wouldn't care about the difference because of how similar the browns and reds are.
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Sure if i do the slowest and gentlest of touch, i can feel the very slight bump of MX Browns, but if i typed as per normal, they feel the same?

In general, i am more sensitive to spring tension beneath, key-cap height and their spacing between each keys.

The bump on browns is more substantial than the 'slowest and gentlest touch' unless you have a brown with a completely worn out switch stem.
Yes you can feel the browns if you type quickly (I had a MX red keyboard so I should know) but it won't affect your speed at all. It will just tell your brain that it's there.

The bump on browns is supposed to stop you from accidentally depressing the key and give you feedback when you are pressing it slowly or barely resting your finger on it. This was a serious problem with MX reds.
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I have one with reds and one with browns. The reds feel significantly different imo. Reds definitely feel more smooth and easier to depress. Browns feel a bit scratchy from top to bottom no matter how hard or fast i type.
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Strange maybe i am not sensitive enough.

But i can feel difference between Blues/Razer Green against Reds/Browns.

Blues and Razer Green do give noticeable tactile feedback and clicky noisy.

Browns are just so light for my big manly fingers! thumb.gif
    
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