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I can joins?



Cherry browns, got a second one too but someone might get it

I also have a long keyboard with white alps, I recall taking pictures of these to post them..turns out they're not on my memory card at all .
Interesting, never seen one without a trackball.
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That's because it's an MX-1800 instead of an MX-11800.
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I'm about to purchase my first mechanical keyboard. Any feedback on the Steelseries 6gv2 for general use: gaming/coding
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I'm about to purchase my first mechanical keyboard. Any feedback on the Steelseries 6gv2 for general use: gaming/coding
It uses the Cherry MX Blacks which are the "worst" switch for typing and the "best" for gaming. The best middle ground mechanical switch is usually the Cherry MX Browns.

I'm only saying this because I'm concerned about the use of this keyboard for coding.
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It uses the Cherry MX Blacks which are the "worst" switch for typing and the "best" for gaming. The best middle ground mechanical switch is usually the Cherry MX Browns.

I'm only saying this because I'm concerned about the use of this keyboard for coding.
I agree, I wouldn't use linear switches for typing. I am right now and its tolerable, but this is a gaming keyboard. Cherry browns are much better for typing. I wouldn't mind gaming on browns, but IMO gaming on linear switches is slightly better. (keep in mind I'm typing on modded linear alps switches, not cherry blacks which I've never used).
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post #586 of 36854
I was sure it used the cherry brown damn

For light gaming and intense coding/writing, should I go toward the Das Keyboard pro w/ blue switches then?
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I was sure it used the cherry brown damn

For light gaming and intense coding/writing, should I go toward the Das Keyboard pro w/ blue switches then?
If you are sure that you'd like the Das Model S, then I guess I can recommend it. As for whether or not to get the regular Professional or Ultimate as opposed to a Silent variation (the Silent variations have the Cherry MX Browns), that is completely your choice.

In other words, it's best to go with the switch type that you think you would like the most. For me, that happened to be the Cherry MX Blues because not only did I like what I read about this type concerning its feel, but I really liked the sound it makes (and I still do).

How serious of a gamer are you? I mean, do you feel you're more of a casual gamer, or do you get pretty serious about it (such as practicing, perfecting your technique, etc.)? The most serious, "professional" gamers prefer the Blacks (some even prefer certain rubber dome boards). But the rest have varying preferences; some prefer the Browns, the Blues, the Buckling Spring switch type, Black or White Alps, etc.
Edited by TwoCables - 7/21/10 at 8:58pm
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I think this is all I need
Edited by ch_123 - 7/22/10 at 9:17am
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post #589 of 36854
The Das Professional S is 100% fine for casual gaming.

http://hardwareaware.com/review/das-professional-s/
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It uses the Cherry MX Blacks which are the "worst" switch for typing and the "best" for gaming. The best middle ground mechanical switch is usually the Cherry MX Browns.

I'm only saying this because I'm concerned about the use of this keyboard for coding.
As a very broad generality, yes. But to each his own. I type better and faster on Blacks then Browns. Not everyone presses keys down with the same force.
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