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post #1 of 34
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Meh.. ill try one.

after some basic research. im torn between cherry MX brown and Cherry MX red.

i like keyboard's that have a feel to my Lycosa. a mech version of it anyway's.

So im thinknig cherry MX brown. i had a nightmakes with my Das keyobard II or w/e it was called.

so which brand and switch type?

yes ill pay out the ass for this board if u can convince me of it

also. my death adder mouse is good of course and idea's on a good mouse along with a mech board.

no me going to the mech board side is not a sign of armegeddon
    
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You flat out can't compare a mechanical keyboard to a rubber dome scissor switch keyboard.
    
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I'd go with browns, or possibly clears. Reds are very light and linear, they're not going to feel much like your old keyboard at all. Browns at least have a bit of a tactile bump, but are still going to be quite a bit lighter than your old keyboard. If you rest your fingers heavily on the keys, you might find you get accidental keypresses. I've heard clears described as the closest cherry switch to a rubber dome, but I don't know if that's a quality you'd really want. They're a fair bit heavier than browns, and I've heard them described as "crunchy" or "scratchy," so I've had no real interest in trying them.
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well i neveer used am mech board.

i want something good for typing and gaming. and having a good feel while doing both.

i want a firm press. but not to much over all resistance. which is why im thinking Cherry MX brown. however the red is a stiffer version of a brown.

so.. yeah


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You flat out can't compare a mechanical keyboard to a rubber dome scissor switch keyboard.
    
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post #5 of 34
i really like my realforce topre.

it is not as clicky as the cherry switches and feels amazing.

http://elitekeyboards.com/products.p...&pid=rf_se02b0
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The red certainly isn't a stiffer version of the brown... Reds are linear, not tactile, and a hair lighter than browns. You're thinking of clears.
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post #7 of 34
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So how stiff are brown's. stiffniss is something i want to avoide. but having a nice tactile feel to it.


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The red certainly isn't a stiffer version of the brown... Reds are linear, not tactile, and a hair lighter than browns. You're thinking of clears.
    
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post #8 of 34
Quote:
Originally Posted by Yoko Littner View Post
well i neveer used am mech board.

i want something good for typing and gaming. and having a good feel while doing both.

i want a firm press. but not to much over all resistance. which is why im thinking Cherry MX brown. however the red is a stiffer version of a brown.

so.. yeah
I recommend browns simply because they're a safe choice. If you order a Das, you'll have 30 days to decide if you want to keep it.
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post #9 of 34
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so the clear's are like brown's only lighter?


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I recommend browns simply because they're a safe choice. If you order a Das, you'll have 30 days to decide if you want to keep it.
    
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post #10 of 34
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Originally Posted by HaiLKroniK View Post
i really like my realforce topre.

it is not as clicky as the cherry switches and feels amazing.

http://elitekeyboards.com/products.p...&pid=rf_se02b0
lol kronik stop taunting people with your topre....you're making me feel bad.
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