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Originally Posted by r31ncarnat3d;11778020 
But how is making posts under the assumption that mechanical = buckling springs going to help him with his question, especially since there's a much larger world out there than just IBM buckling springs?


I wasn't... lol I just told one story about one particular instance. I know there are silent mechanical keyboards.

TBH the question was answered in the first post.

He asked what a mechanical keyboard was, and I provided an answer. Most of the posts since are OT including mine. He never asked for opinions, he never asked for YOKO to start trolling, he only asked what they were.
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Originally Posted by r31ncarnat3d;11777917 
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Not all of them do. like Yoko, please do your research before you make a broad and incorrect claim like that. My keyboard's switches are silent, and I chose the Cherry MX Brown for my specific need for silent typing .

Do my research? No need to. I never said all mechanical keyboards make those sounds, no need to put words into my mouth.
Edited by youra6 - 12/25/10 at 10:47pm
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post #52 of 101
These mechanical keyboard fanboys are like Apple fanboys, you can't shut them up. Still they get boners over old, overpriced (inb4 ****storm of links to sub-$50 mech keyboards) technology that is no different except for feel.


Some people prefer the feel of mechanical keyboards. Others like domes. I prefer domes, and if I had a choice, I would go with them 90% of the time.

I don't know if its because I like typing into a bowl of day old oatmeal, I just prefer the feeling of rubber dome keyboards.

Every mechanical keyboard I've typed on feels too stiff and hard.
Edited by Murderous Moppet - 12/25/10 at 10:45pm
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post #53 of 101
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think what u like. but fact;s remain fact's.
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You didn't say a fact in the first place so what fact are you talking about? The one that says you are wrong and spewing misinformation?
post #54 of 101
mech's ftl.

Sissor switch ftw. much better tactile feedback.
    
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post #55 of 101
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Every mechanical keyboard I've typed on feels too stiff and hard.
It all depends on the switch. You might have been typing on stiffer switches, that were meant for gaming, like cherry blacks. Other switches like cherry blues/browns aren't as stiff and are very easy on your fingers.
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mech's ftl.

Sissor switch ftw. much better tactile feedback.
/facepalm



Just leave.. please...
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just leave.. Please...
    
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why would you have this fugly keyboard with no media keys or fancy featrues, so your keys come up .0001ms faster? ok
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Leave ocn
Last I checked, ocn was a forum where you can help others and be helped, not where you go around spreading misinformation and trolling/ruining threads for people.

So, in otherwords, you first.


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why would you have this fugly keyboard with no media keys or fancy featrues, so your keys come up .0001ms faster? ok
You do know that there are many mechanical keyboards that have media keys and/or programmable keys right?
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So then what are some inexpensive quality machs for gaming?
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