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FWIW, my frist mech was mx browns on a filco majestouch. I really didnt like them TBH. Too light and felt delicate. Sold it after about an hour or two of use.
a lot of people do though, for sure a majority of people like the browns. It is a very safe place to start
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I thought it was the Mx Blacks that were the most neutral? (in terms of general likeability)
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black are linear switches, even though rubber domes are pretty crappy, they are still a little tactile, so blacks feel very different compared to what people would usually be used to (rubber domes).
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post #14 of 19
Rubber domes are tactile? How so? I guess by definition as you feel yourself bottom out, you know the key registers. Razers marketing research team came to the conclusion mx blues were the "best" choice for a mech board, and many polls have also shown blues as users "favorite mech switch". I personally don’t really care for any of the mx switches. Basically it comes down to personal preference. i just wanted to caution the op especially since they want to spend ~$50. it is kind of ridiculous to guarantee they will like something as subjective as mech key switch type especially when it would cost more than twice their budget.
    
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These guys..this is not getting any clearer. If it was me, I'd just let the Keyboard Oracle decide.
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Rubber domes are tactile? How so? I guess by definition as you feel yourself bottom out, you know the key registers. Razers marketing research team came to the conclusion mx blues were the "best" choice for a mech board, and many polls have also shown blues as users "favorite mech switch". I personally don’t really care for any of the mx switches. Basically it comes down to personal preference. i just wanted to caution the op especially since they want to spend ~$50. it is kind of ridiculous to guarantee they will like something as subjective as mech key switch type especially when it would cost more than twice their budget.
he could always sell it for a min loss and imo, browns are a safe way to start if you have a need for typing and gaming. Just gaming i would say blacks, just typing i would say blues. Not everyone games on the polls that are taken and those people usually prefer blues, especially since Topre switches are so expensive most people just buy the blues and never try out the Topres. Although almost everyone i know who tried the Topres for a week to let themselves get used to them loves them more or equally well compared to their next favorite switch.

Although there is a LARGE amount of personal preference, these are the majority guidelines depending on what you will be using the keyboard for. That is why i think that browns are a good place to start, they are a good mix between gaming and typing.

PS: rubber domes are tactile, you press them down and there is a small release of pressure just before you bottom out, then the pressure is back when you bottom out of course and the key registers. I am typing on them right now and it is pretty obvious, but sloppy and squishy. No good compared to a mech keyboard, not even close.
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post #17 of 19
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Oh well, I'll have more money later this year, but for now, I just grabbed an old dell keyboard I had in my basement, will definitely switch to mechanical, just need the funds. Should I look at a cherry, or the Razer BlackWidow?
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Oh well, I'll have more money later this year, but for now, I just grabbed an old dell keyboard I had in my basement, will definitely switch to mechanical, just need the funds. Should I look at a cherry, or the Razer BlackWidow?
you should get a Leopold from Elitekeyboards like i have in my link earlier. The blackwidow is an ok board, but it cant even compete with a Filco or a Leopold in terms of quality which are only a little more expensive.

Here is the link again. The Leopolds will be in stock in a few weeks and since you have to get some extra money together it should not be a problem for you!
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