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Originally Posted by yann3804 View Post
Could I ask : How do you feel when typing on your majestouch?

How is it superior to rubber dome, in your opinion?

I'm just trying to get some opinions because I did order a majestouch but it was a last minute buy.
Like I said: I have the Tactile Click NKRO, and I can almost guarantee you that you're going to love it; for the first time in my entire life, I am happier with my keyboard than I am with my entire computer system. I wouldn't trade the Tactile Click NKRO for anything in the world.

And yeah, the Tactile Click is indeed the board with the Cherry MX Blues.
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Cherry MX Blues are not suited for gaming.

Christine
Technically speaking, this is true. But it's still very subjective. It's like telling somebody that ketchup isn't suited for eggs or something. I don't know.
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Originally Posted by W4LNUT5 View Post
Isn't that really just because most gamers are going to bottom out the keys anyways, so the prevailing thought is that a tactile click and bump are unnecessary?
I noticed that I can tell right now that if I had linear switches, then I could probably be more precise in gaming. However, I'm in love with the feel of the MX Blues, so I enjoy it anyway.
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Originally Posted by W4LNUT5 View Post
It shouldn't make the switch any less capable for gaming, unless the user is picky about actuation force. Personal preference imo
Not only is it your opinion, but it's also absolutely pure fact: there are experienced mechanical keyboard owners who prefer the Cherry MX Blues, and then there are some who prefer the Browns. Yet, others prefer other switches. After all, in the end we are forced to rely on our senses to determine what the best switch type is for ourselves.
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Originally Posted by yellowtoblerone View Post
Blues are great for gaming. To procrastinate from final exam craming I did an epic 12 hour battlefield (exaggeration) run few weeks ago on the blues. This was also after finishing up a few papers where I switched back and forth. The MX blues are a great robust keyboard that can do it all. They're the "HD600"s of the keyboard scene. However for long hours of typing the MX browns are the best.

Personal preference but it's really dependent if you like to bottom out or not.

OH man.. the blues are so sweet.


Oh man. the browns are sweet too.

OH man I have a problem...
Exactly: it can only be down to personal preference.
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Originally Posted by Crazy9000 View Post
Blues are what the das keyboard has right? I would not even think about gaming on them. I tried it, it was a terrible experience. Fun to type on though.
The Das Model S Professional and Ultimate have the Cherry MX Blues while the Das Model S Professional Silent has Cherry MX Browns.
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Originally Posted by v193r View Post
So is the MX Brown > Black Alps(ABS M1) for gaming?
Unfortunately, this is all very subjective. The best thing to do is to do some research and study on the different switch types out there and then decide on the one your gut instinct tells you that you'll like the most. Then once you've decided on the switch type, find the best keyboard that comes with those switches while still following your gut instinct.
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the only aspect that was ever subjective about Cherry MX Blue switches was the click they are not suited for gaming, they are suited for typing, always have always will be. double tapping is too important.

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Originally Posted by lmnop View Post
the only aspect that was ever subjective about Cherry MX Blue switches was the click they are not suited for gaming, they are suited for typing, always have always will be. double tapping is too important.

Christine
This is still subjective because there are some who have no problems with double-tapping and then there are some who do. It's not to say that those who don't have the problem are somehow superior, but it's just that it's all subjective because as we all know, no two people are the same.

So just because it technically isn't suited, it doesn't mean that there will be somebody who says that they've tried all of the switch types and strongly prefer the Cherry MX Blues for gaming. That doesn't make them ignorant or ill-informed or anything, but rather it just emphasizes how it always comes down to the person.
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when hell freezes over let me know.

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when hell freezes over let me know.

Christine
Oh, so you really don't know that there are people who strongly prefer the Cherry MX Blues for gaming even though they have experienced the other switch types available?
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Oh, so you really don't know that there are people who strongly prefer the Cherry MX Blues for gaming even though they have experienced the other switch types available?
Some people would prefer a trackball to a mx518 for gaming too. I really don't see the need to bring up the 1/100000 people who like something randomly for no good reason.
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you think a small backspace is worse than the back slash at the bottom?

Christine
I dont care about layout. I use wasd space ctrol shift tab qerfgb 0-9. A 60 letter keyboard like the HHKP2 would be nice layout and size too but someone said its bad for gaming and its too expensive.
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the keys on the Topre require different amounts of force and the layout on the HHKB isn't ideal. the only comment I have ever read praising a Topre for gaming was "it's better than my Lycosa." they are typing keyboards.

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Some people would prefer a trackball to a mx518 for gaming too. I really don't see the need to bring up the 1/100000 people who like something randomly for no good reason.
The only reason I brought it up was because lmnop was stating it as though what I said is absolutely false and absolutely impossible to be true. It's like she thinks that since it's technically not suited for gaming that absolutely nobody on this planet prefers it over all the other switch types.

But what she should be saying is that although it's technically not the best mechanical switch for gaming, it's still strongly preferred by some. But not only that, it's still a billion times better for gaming than the rubber dome switch type.
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double tapping is to important to ignore. space bar, shift, w, backspace, cursors, etc. Cherry MX Blues are suited for typing not gaming and they have been since the conception of this thread, how long have you owned a Filco a month?

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