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Actually, Deck's lineup includes keyboards with the Cherry MX Blacks and Cherry MX Whites/Clears. You're right that the Blacks are linear. The Whites/Clears (the name is interchangeable) are tactile, but non-clicky; they are like the Cherry MX Browns, but with a slightly stiffer spring.

So the Cherry MX Blacks are linear and the Cherry MX Clears are tactile.
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Linear could mean MX Black, MX Red, MY, Green Alps, Gray Alps, Yellow Complicated Alps, Yellow Simplified Alps, Low Profile White Alps, and White Omron....among others.

But yes, in the case of the Deck Legend, they're MX Black.
Thanks guys this is gonna be my first mech board and I'm looking forward to it.
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post #692 of 36849
Alright, I think it's about time something bad is posted about the Deck/mx blacks. If I hold a key just at the actuation point, sometimes it registers two presses instead of one. It sounds like nitpicking, but I was actually having a (rare-ish) problem of flipping twice in thps, causing me to bail. Testing lead me to find that if I hold the key right at the actuation point, sometimes it will do two flips instead of one.

The Topre's don't do this, so it looks like the realforce has been bumped up to primary gaming board.
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post #693 of 36849
Been using my filco with mx blues for a week now. And it is delightful.

For all the flack the blues seemingly get for gaming, I've never noticed it. This is my 2nd KB using them and I love the feel of them.

Need to look into trying out some blacks though.
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post #694 of 36849
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Originally Posted by InTeNsE View Post
found one for 60 shipped, how are the keys for gaming?
They're fine. The only real issue with the blues is if you ever double-tap keys, in which case it can be slightly problematic and take some time getting used to, because the actuation point is lower than the release point.
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Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post
The Whites/Clears (the name is interchangeable).
They're not, the White is a seperate switch (it actually refers to one of two different switch types, IIRC, one is similar to the Greys, and one is similar to the Greens) which uses opaque white plastic as opposed to the Clears which use translucent white plastic.

This is what happens when Geekhack dies =P
Edited by ch_123 - 8/24/10 at 2:55am
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it was the spaceships...


Edited by lmnop - 8/24/10 at 3:12am
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That cat looks suspiciously like mine...
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post #698 of 36849
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Alright, I think it's about time something bad is posted about the Deck/mx blacks. If I hold a key just at the actuation point, sometimes it registers two presses instead of one. It sounds like nitpicking, but I was actually having a (rare-ish) problem of flipping twice in thps, causing me to bail. Testing lead me to find that if I hold the key right at the actuation point, sometimes it will do two flips instead of one.

The Topre's don't do this, so it looks like the realforce has been bumped up to primary gaming board.
shouldnt be a problem for me, i lift my fingers fully off the keys whenever i type/game, just gotta wait for my friend to get money in his paypal so he can buy it and i can pay him back
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They're not, the White is a seperate switch (it actually refers to one of two different switch types, IIRC, one is similar to the Greys, and one is similar to the Greens) which uses opaque white plastic as opposed to the Clears which use translucent white plastic.

This is what happens when Geekhack dies =P
This is the very first time that I have ever seen this distinction made here in this thread as well as in the Mechanical Keyboard Guide. So, la dee dah! Or, excUUUUUuuuuuuuuuuuuuuse ME!

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This is the very first time that I have ever seen this distinction made here in this thread as well as in the Mechanical Keyboard Guide. So, la dee dah! Or, excUUUUUuuuuuuuuuuuuuuse ME!

Don't be lumpin in my Clears with the likes of those MX Whites.
    
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