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I know in the USA Rosewill or WASDkeyboards with MX Browns are readily available. I love my brown switches smile.gif
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I have actually switched from Brown to Red. I do a lot more typing than gaming now and wife wont let me get Blue frown.gif

They did take a bit of getting used to but not too long. They will feel fine in a day or 2 of normal use and you won't want to go back after a week or 2. I think they have helped correct my typing posture and have made me learn a bit more typing skill. I know I look at the keyboard a lot less now. I still make errors but that is more my fingers can now go faster then my muddles brain.

I have not tried a silence mod on the reds yet but: Silenced Brown feel like rubber so I suspect silenced red will feel more like Brown. Has anyone felt that? AmIright?
 
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I have actually switched from Brown to Red. I do a lot more typing than gaming now and wife wont let me get Blue frown.gif
They did take a bit of getting used to but not too long. They will feel fine in a day or 2 of normal use and you won't want to go back after a week or 2. I think they have helped correct my typing posture and have made me learn a bit more typing skill. I know I look at the keyboard a lot less now. I still make errors but that is more my fingers can now go faster then my muddles brain.
I have not tried a silence mod on the reds yet but: Silenced Brown feel like rubber so I suspect silenced red will feel more like Brown. Has anyone felt that? AmIright?

so you are recommending the red over the black switches?
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so you are recommending the red over the black switches?

AH, well. "Recommending" is a hard thing with switches. They are so personal. They make the boxer vs briefs war look like a small tiff.

I like the Reds much better myself and would say try them first if you have the option. And no mater what, any switch beats cheep rubber domes, so you can be happy with that.

But none of the boards you selected are on my short list of favorites. I would get a Rosewill, CM Quickfire or Ducky over any of them and WASD keyboards would be a first choice.
I don't know the Zowie, but It looks OK tool. It looks like a familiar and good OEM board. Even thought they use Anti-Ghosting not the proper NKRO. From the look on their web page it would be my choice of the 3.
 
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so you are recommending the red over the black switches?

AH, well. "Recommending" is a hard thing with switches. They are so personal. They make the boxer vs briefs war look like a small tiff.

I like the Reds much better myself and would say try them first if you have the option. And no mater what, any switch beats cheep rubber domes, so you can be happy with that.

But none of the boards you selected are on my short list of favorites. I would get a Rosewill, CM Quickfire or Ducky over any of them and WASD keyboards would be a first choice.
I don't know the Zowie, but It looks OK tool. It looks like a familiar and good OEM board. Even thought they use Anti-Ghosting not the proper NKRO. From the look on their web page it would be my choice of the 3.

Love my CM Quickfire... Got it with the MX Browns and it is just an absolute JOY to type on. It's also great for gaming, and I like it much more than my Blackwidow. That's not to say that the Blackwidow was a bad keyboard. My only gripe with the Blackwidow other than key lettering wearing off is the unusually sized spacebar (tough to swap out keys, more or less being forced to leave the spacebar stock in all its shiny goodness). Maybe I'll plasti dip my spacebar while I'm at it... but yea, other than that, it's all good with that keyboard from my personal experience.
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Is it possible that anyone here can help me getting a 1000hz cherry MX red keyboard for High-Apm Starcraft 2 gaming?

I really want it with left-side macros keys as well. 5x or something is fine.

I really want something that is similar to:

CM STORM trigger Cherry MX red
Corsair vengeance K90
Gigaybye Osmonium

However, The first menionted keyboard is not available in europe, and the 2 others doesnt quite fit my specifics.

Thank you.
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Is it possible that anyone here can help me getting a 1000hz cherry MX red keyboard for High-Apm Starcraft 2 gaming?
I really want it with left-side macros keys as well. 5x or something is fine.
Thank you.

Can you explain why you would need or want 1000 MHz? Nothing on a keyboard is measured in Hz.
 
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Is it possible that anyone here can help me getting a 1000hz cherry MX red keyboard for High-Apm Starcraft 2 gaming?
I really want it with left-side macros keys as well. 5x or something is fine.
Thank you.

Can you explain why you would need or want 1000 MHz? Nothing on a keyboard is measured in Hz.

Sounds like a Razer spec sheet biggrin.gif
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I have actually switched from Brown to Red. I do a lot more typing than gaming now and wife wont let me get Blue frown.gif
They did take a bit of getting used to but not too long. They will feel fine in a day or 2 of normal use and you won't want to go back after a week or 2. I think they have helped correct my typing posture and have made me learn a bit more typing skill. I know I look at the keyboard a lot less now. I still make errors but that is more my fingers can now go faster then my muddles brain.
I have not tried a silence mod on the reds yet but: Silenced Brown feel like rubber so I suspect silenced red will feel more like Brown. Has anyone felt that? AmIright?

How does this silence Mod work, Since the noise of mechanical keyboards have always been the prime issue which stops me from buying one id really like to check it out! Also since i'm used to using rubber dome keyboards i suspect a rubber feel to the board would be personally enjoy. biggrin.gif
    
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There are some keyboards with Brown switches:

http://www.daskeyboard.com/model-s-professional-silent/
http://www.maxkeyboard.com/max-keyboard-nighthawk-x8-blue-backlit-mechanical-keyboard.html

And some more, don't have time to search for them. I'm thinking about buying the latter one. It has backlit keys with Brown Cherry MX switches biggrin.gif
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