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Found this in a junk pile at work. I hooked it up to an older Dell computer I have around the house and it works fine. How does it and its keys stack up to other mechanical keyboards and keys?

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Originally Posted by Sistum Id View Post
Found this in a junk pile at work. I hooked it up to an older Dell computer I have around the house and it works fine. How does it and its keys stack up to other mechanical keyboards and keys?

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haha i found the same keyboard at work, it's a MX Black switches keyboard.
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haha i found the same keyboard at work, it's a MX Black switches keyboard.
How does it compare to the other switches? Opinions?

I've been using a Logitech G510 for a few months now and before that it was a Logitech G11. No mechanical keyboards I've used to my knowledge or never paid attention to. So this one is my first one really.
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Originally Posted by Sistum Id View Post
How does it compare to the other switches? Opinions?

I've been using a Logitech G510 for a few months now and before that it was a Logitech G11. No mechanical keyboards I've used to my knowledge or never paid attention to. So this one is my first one really.
It is a linear switch, for me is the worst feeling for typing. I prefer tactile switches but i think you would prefer black switches than your logitech keyboards
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Black switches are often considered great for gaming because there's no tactility to get in the way of mashing keys. They're ok for typing, but can get a bit tiring to type on for extended periods. However, if you have an older one, the switches may have a bit of wear on them as thus be slightly softer than a new one.
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post #3686 of 36836
I think there is more travel in the keys on black switches. I know they have the same as browns and blues but it feels like a longer stroke because of the lack of bump in the middle.

Defo going back to blues after this one.
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Black's don't have more travel, but the pressure does feel like it increases indefinitely as it goes on.

PCB mounted blacks may feel a bit softer/better.
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I just replaced my WASD keys on my steelseries.

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That makes me want custom keycaps again. Looking good.

Maybe I should get those. And then I'd probably get the red WASD pack to use with some of the surrounding keys (I really don't mind the keycap and the letter it produces mismatching) (Q, R, C, and such) . My brother might be ordering some mechanical keyboardstuff from keyboardcompany soon so I'd thought that if he does, I'll ask him to take those two sets for me, otherwise I don't want to pay so much for shipping.
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That makes me want custom keycaps again. Looking good.

Maybe I should get those. And then I'd probably get the red WASD pack to use with some of the surrounding keys (I really don't mind the keycap and the letter it produces mismatching) (Q, R, C, and such) . My brother might be ordering some mechanical keyboardstuff from keyboardcompany soon so I'd thought that if he does, I'll ask him to take those two sets for me, otherwise I don't want to pay so much for shipping.
You can get a full set of engraved ABS Keycaps from WASD Keyboards in multiple colors. Or single keys.
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