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oh dear carl sagan....


So like I desided to dismantel my battlestation and just sit on my bed with my laptop(depression sucks frown.gif ) so i hvent been using my mech keyboard. Desided to go play a few games with the scissorswitch...

WOW these scissorswitches feel so damn harsh, how the hell do people stand those rubberdomes? DX
HOW DID I STAND USING A SCISSORSWITCH FOR SO LONG

I've been spoiled by Cherry MX, I wonder how much nicer buckling springs are compared to cherry mx switches.

boy damn i didnt think it would be that bad but my fingers are hurting and everything, ow.
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Originally Posted by FranBunnyFFXII View Post

oh dear carl sagan....


So like I desided to dismantel my battlestation and just sit on my bed with my laptop(depression sucks frown.gif ) so i hvent been using my mech keyboard. Desided to go play a few games with the scissorswitch...

WOW these scissorswitches feel so damn harsh, how the hell do people stand those rubberdomes? DX
HOW DID I STAND USING A SCISSORSWITCH FOR SO LONG

I've been spoiled by Cherry MX, I wonder how much nicer buckling springs are compared to cherry mx switches.

boy damn i didnt think it would be that bad but my fingers are hurting and everything, ow.
I love the type feel of my model M
but I cant type for long with it, too tiring though I'm used to green switch
weird....
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I love the type feel of my model M
but I cant type for long with it, too tiring though I'm used to green switch
weird....

I got to play with my friends model M and it actually felt softer and less intense so if the unicomps are near the say(they say they made the switch for the ibm's)its going to be a more comfortable feel than my mx blue. The weight of the switch is technically more which is what worries me, but i have overdeveloped finger muscles and tendons so i dont think 10g is goint to be all that much different expecially with how hard i press my keys.

greens are 85g right? the buckling springs are 60g iirc.

Althought i might be getting it in a monthf rom now because the naga epic is 40$ off so if i can catch that sale. gonna wait just a bit longer.

90$ for a naga epic then 90$ for a new keyboard, gonna be fun stuff. thumb.gif
Edited by FranBunnyFFXII - 11/29/13 at 11:43pm
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So I built my first pc in april and bought the cm storm quickfire mx black keyboard with it without much thinking, it was cheap simple and mechanical(everyone said it was the way to go). I loved it at first comparing to an apple keyboard or my lapop keyboard( hp compaq 6730b ftw), but it is becoming a bit of a drag. The keys require so much force to push down and it tires my hands really after typing or gaming. And it is pretty damn loud( I know you don't have to bottom out but I do it anyway).

Now I am looking for a new keyboard, my eye fell on the corsair k70. Looks so nice! And I think the wristwrest will be good for my comfort too. The hard choice however is do I pick the mx reds or browns(only ones available here in Belgium for the k70). Keep in mind I come from mx black, so would be red or brown be a better solution for me, wanting it quiet and less tiring. I game more than I type too. I cannot get a sample kit unfortunately, stupid Belgian hardware shops.
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I'd suggest reds since they're a lighter version of blacks
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I'd suggest reds since they're a lighter version of blacks

The mx red version of the k70 also looks nicer with the black aluminium plate instead of the silver on the mx browns. So I guess you told me what I wanted to hear tongue.gif But I probably won't know what's best for me until I try right? I will start off with the k70 mx reds and if I don't really like it I want to try a ducky shine 3 with mx browns biggrin.gif
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MX Browns will be louder, not much, but still louder if blacks were a problem.

 

Consider buying O Rings as this'll quiet the keys up more.

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MX Browns will be louder, not much, but still louder if blacks were a problem.

Consider buying O Rings as this'll quiet the keys up more.

So will reds be quieter than blacks? I'm really torn here because the blue backlight silver k70 only comes with browns, but my mouse has blue lighting as well as my pc led and I would like to purchase a blue dualshock 4 for platformers/3rd person shooters.

I'm really open to the browns too, curious about that tactile feedback...

Decisions ..
Thanks for the help so far though. Rep+
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So will reds be quieter than blacks? I'm really torn here because the blue backlight silver k70 only comes with browns, but my mouse has blue lighting as well as my pc led and I would like to purchase a blue dualshock 4 for platformers/3rd person shooters.

I'm really open to the browns too, curious about that tactile feedback...

Decisions ..
Thanks for the help so far though. Rep+

Reds and blacks should make the same level of noise. The switches themselves actually don't make a noise sans blue/green/clicky switches. IT'll be the keycap/bottoming out making the noise. Mechanical keyboards aren't silent.
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