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i must be one of the few that dislikes how switches (in my case, blues) feel with o rings.

I refuse to put a muffler on my mx blues.tongue.gif
    
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i must be one of the few that dislikes how switches (in my case, blues) feel with o rings.

What durometer o-ring did you use?
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What's the most quite mechanical keys? And which of those keys are back lit? Looking for a good qaulity, quite mechanical (hope that's not an oxymoron), back lit gaming keyboard option. thinking.gif
I tried a Razer Black Widow and it was so loud my wife upstairs told me to stop my typing it was keeping her up if the door was open. LOL. Downgraded myself to the Razer Anasasi. rolleyes.gif

Mechanical backlit comes to my mind for now;
Ducky shine
Corsair H90
Razer BWU
kbtalking Pure/Race
XArmor
Mionix
Deck

People say linear switches (red & black) are more quite than clicky switches (blue & brown).
And other factor affects the typing sound too,
like ... keycap, pcb, metal board, personal typing habbit (bottom out each key or tap half way) ..etc.

Go here check out the typing sound:
http://geekhack.org/forumdisplay.php?36-audio-clips
or
search youtube for "cherry mx sound"

Sorry, I'm newly addicted to mechanical keyboard. We need other enthusiasts give us more answer biggrin.gif
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post #5604 of 36993
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What's the most quite mechanical keys?
All of the Cherry MX switches except for blues are quiet. If you bottom out try adding o-rings or landing pads.
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Thank you gentlemen will look into the list and do some more homework. Been following this thread for a little bit lately learning. Take it easy. smile.gif
     
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got myself a black widow ultimate recently. def my fav keyboard. upgraded from my trusty razer tarantula, which i do miss.

here's a pic of it, ignore my mess, i've been re-doing some of the stuff in this room and w/ the pc as well so it's messy.

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got myself a black widow ultimate recently. def my fav keyboard. upgraded from my trusty razer tarantula, which i do miss.
here's a pic of it, ignore my mess, i've been re-doing some of the stuff in this room and w/ the pc as well so it's messy.
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I might go to Fry's Electronics and give the Black Widow Ultimate Stealth a tap test. I hear the 'Stealth' version is quiter.

As for your mess upgrading, I've been following the 7970 Club while learning about the cards. (I follow many clubs, quietly for the most part) Congrats on your 7970 crossfire. thumb.gif
     
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stealth version has mx browns, which has a slightly smaller bump but no click.
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Just a poorly taken recent picture of my Das. As you can see, the keys after a few months have started to shine.

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