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I didn't like the force needed. I don't know what the tactile feedback feels like so I don't know if I would like it. Hmm definitely don't need sand on my keyboard tongue.gif So you guys aren't too keen on the browns? Thanks a ton all for helping.

On MX Browns the tactile bump just feels like the switch getting heavier, then suddenly collapsing and becoming lighter.

But yeah, a lot of people in here don't like MX Browns because the tactile bump is so subtle, some people view it as completely useless.

I personally don't mind MX Browns, I can tell the tactility is there, but I'm not a good enough typist to utilise it properly, hence why the board I just ordered has MX Blacks.
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I haven't played with Browns in use on a PC, but I got no feedback unless I pressed slowly. If you're typing, you'll want definite feedback, so clicky switches or Clears. If you're gaming, then a linear press is easier or you want immediate feedback, so clicky or linear switches. I'm not sure how good or popular Clears are for gaming, but they seem like they take the best of Browns, Blacks, and Blues - the silent tactility of the Browns, the weight of the Blacks, and the feedback of the Blues.
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I'm using MX browns. Gamed on reds for a day, and I can say it is superior in feel.

BUT that is not to say browns are not good or can't game. I game on my browns on the time, and the slight tactility are now a must and superior for me as I type. I like that "key is not registered until you're past the bump" safety feel, especially in a WASD gaming scenario.
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Blues are similar. There's a very specific point where the stem meets the slider, which is held in place by the switch. At this point, the key feels almost stuck if you press oh-so-slightly, but just a tiny bit more force makes it close the switch and continue on.
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Blues are elite. I have zero interest in buying a linear non-clicky keyboard. MX Clears and Greens are the only other keys I'd consider.

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Blues are elite. I have zero interest in buying a linear non-clicky keyboard. MX Clears and Greens are the only other keys I'd consider.

Fuuu off to the start. So I heard a lot of complaints about the k70 leds after some more research today, so I might not get one after all. Ducky shine 3 however is available in all thinkable configs except for greens and clears. What do you guys think on ducky shine 3 vs corsair k70? I don't really need all the lighting modes but reactive typing looks cool. And the fact that I can combine any led color with any switch and decide TK or TKL.

So red, brown or blue. I have blacks and think they are too heavy and it tires me after long gaming/typing sesh.
Is the click of the blues worth it or is it only distracting(so I've heard around some forums). Found a site were someone sweared with browns for gaming because the tactile feedback made him a better gamer.

Thanks for the help all, reppin
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Blues are elite. I have zero interest in buying a linear non-clicky keyboard. MX Clears and Greens are the only other keys I'd consider.

What about MX Whites?

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Fuuu off to the start. So I heard a lot of complaints about the k70 leds after some more research today, so I might not get one after all. Ducky shine 3 however is available in all thinkable configs except for greens and clears. What do you guys think on ducky shine 3 vs corsair k70? I don't really need all the lighting modes but reactive typing looks cool. And the fact that I can combine any led color with any switch and decide TK or TKL.

So red, brown or blue. I have blacks and think they are too heavy and it tires me after long gaming/typing sesh.
Is the click of the blues worth it or is it only distracting(so I've heard around some forums). Found a site were someone sweared with browns for gaming because the tactile feedback made him a better gamer.

Thanks for the help all, reppin

Actually, a limited run of MX Green ISO models are being released here in the UK, so it's possible ANSI versions will be released aswell.
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I found a good deal on a mionix zibal 60 keyboard for less than half price ( used ) gonna pick it up, swap out some of my reds for blacks, and my idea of a perfect keyboard ( minus an allum case ) will be complete!
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Fuuu off to the start. So I heard a lot of complaints about the k70 leds after some more research today, so I might not get one after all. Ducky shine 3 however is available in all thinkable configs except for greens and clears. What do you guys think on ducky shine 3 vs corsair k70? I don't really need all the lighting modes but reactive typing looks cool. And the fact that I can combine any led color with any switch and decide TK or TKL.

So red, brown or blue. I have blacks and think they are too heavy and it tires me after long gaming/typing sesh.
Is the click of the blues worth it or is it only distracting(so I've heard around some forums). Found a site were someone sweared with browns for gaming because the tactile feedback made him a better gamer.

Thanks for the help all, reppin

I would find them distracting if somebody else were using. Random noise can not be filtered out, which is why case fans' white noise is fine but overhearing someone's conversation on a cell phone is distracting. Since I'm making the clicks, it serves as audio feedback in addition to tactile feedback and isn't really distracting. You might get stabbed by a coworker if you bring them to work though.
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Blues are elite. I have zero interest in buying a linear non-clicky keyboard. MX Clears and Greens are the only other keys I'd consider.

Preach sister!

I love dat click.
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