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Originally Posted by Crazy9000 View Post
I use it because the keyboard tray is nice and long. I wish it was deeper, you can see I attached some DVD cases to the back so I can have the keyboard farther back.

Everything at Ikea seems to just have a keyboard only sized tray, and I don't really feel like DIY .
inoe

Most desks sold anywhere are terrible. :/
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Well, I just started typing on the reds...I dunno how to describe them. Soft? Feels good to me.
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post #1973 of 36811
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Well, I just started typing on the reds...I dunno how to describe them. Soft? Feels good to me.
I've seen the Reds described many times in the Mechanical Keyboard Guide as "the poor man's Topre".
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post #1974 of 36811
I've also heard topres referred to as nothing more than rubber domes with springs

I'm certainly not averse to buying a topre or two, but i need to do some audio upgrades first - a new sub or two and new receiver are on the list first.
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post #1975 of 36811
Topres feel great. Too bad they're so expensive.
    
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post #1976 of 36811
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Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post
I've seen the Reds described many times in the Mechanical Keyboard Guide as "the poor man's Topre".
Really? That doesn't make any sense at all . They're just MX blacks with a lighter spring, which doesn't make them any more like Topre's then the blacks.

I've seen much more bad comments about them then good; the only reason there was really hype about them is because they were rare.

That being said, I'm sure some people would prefer them over mx blacks because they want a lighter switch... but realistically they were rare because the red switches are too light, and nobody wanted to use them in their keyboards.
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post #1977 of 36811
To me, the only redeeming thing about the black Cherry is that it is stiff. Take that away and you end up with a rather boring switch.
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I got my mechanical keyboard a few days ago, just an entry level Razer BlackWidow Ultimate and its very nice feeling when typing, I dont really game hardcore FPS so I the "gaming" part of this keyboard does not really matter to me.
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I got my mechanical keyboard a few days ago, just an entry level Razer BlackWidow Ultimate and its very nice feeling when typing, I dont really game hardcore FPS so I the "gaming" part of this keyboard does not really matter to me.
So why did you get that board then?
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So why did you get that board then?
Because it's a cheap mechanical keyboard.
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