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Okay, either USB or PS/2 would be fine. Noise, however, is a bit of a concern since my girlfriend lives with me, my computer is in the bedroom, and I often work late into the night.

When people say Cherry Red or Cherry Blue or Cherry Brown, are those actual keyboards or just the mechanisms inside?
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mechanisms inside.
read the first post
http://www.overclock.net/keyboards/4...ard-guide.html
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Okay, either USB or PS/2 would be fine. Noise, however, is a bit of a concern since my girlfriend lives with me, my computer is in the bedroom, and I often work late into the night.

When people say Cherry Red or Cherry Blue or Cherry Brown, are those actual keyboards or just the mechanisms inside?
Also note that generally all Cherry MX boards are going to be at least a bit louder then rubber domes, assuming you game or bottom out in general. That's mostly because you're having straight hardcore plastic on plastic action, while rubber dome boards are having a threesome with some rubber to make things quieter.
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mechanisms inside.
read the first post
http://www.overclock.net/keyboards/4...ard-guide.html
That's what I thought, but a few posts back somebody posted a picture of a keyboard that had Cherry written on it in red, like the logo, so I was confused.
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post #10505 of 14551
That keyboard is made by Cherry but Cherry also makes the key stems that many other companies use in their keyboards. If you look at that picture you see the red stems where they took the letters off? Those are the red switches. They are actually the colour that is in their name.

In general its like this:
Black if for pure gaming
Brown is mixed gaming and typing
Blue is typing
Clear and Red are hard to find, red nearly imposable.

At the price your looking for that used one from Mayak was selling would be great: here it is again. PM him
 
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That keyboard is made by Cherry but Cherry also makes the key stems that many other companies use in their keyboards. If you look at that picture you see the red stems where they took the letters off? Those are the red switches. They are actually the colour that is in their name.

In general its like this:
Black if for pure gaming
Brown is mixed gaming and typing
Blue is typing
Clear and Red are hard to find, red nearly imposable.

At the price your looking for that used one from Mayak was selling would be great: here it is again. PM him
I already PM'd him after your earlier suggestion, and he has sold the keyboard.

What would be the quietest option under $75? This one was listed in the OP. http://max-geek-llc.amazonwebstore.c...B000UC1W3C.htm Cherry Blues in this one.
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post #10507 of 14551
Blue's are the loudest Cherry switch.
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post #10508 of 14551
I forgot, the reds are basically lighter blacks, right?

*EDIT*

purduepilot:
I have that keyboard, it's great. It used to have some soldering issues that would cause certain keys to stop working, which mine has, but that's supposed to be fixed in the recent models.
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I forgot, the reds are basically lighter blacks, right?
way way lighter then blacks IMO.
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I forgot, the reds are basically lighter blacks, right?
Yeah, they are only 45G.

Basically a MX-Brown without the tactile bump.
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