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You can always clean the keycaps with your wash liquid if it gets too dirty or dusty.
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Hey guy I'm getting a Ducky 9008G2, can't decide between Black, Blue or Brown switches, or are the keys already varied between Black/Blue/Brown?.
http://www.duckychannel.com.tw/en/products1-5.html
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Purely typing: Blue (noisy, tactile)
Purely gaming: Black (heavy, linear)
Mixture typing and gaming: Brown (quiet, tactile less)
Edited by Tony_VN - 2/21/11 at 12:46am
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Purely typing: Blue (noisy, tactile)
Purely gaming: Black (heavy, linear)
Mixture typing and gaming: Brown (quiet, tactile less)
Black or Brown? Which is better for FPS? Is Black really loud?
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Black or Brown? Which is better for FPS? Is Black really loud?
If you don't bottom out a black makes little noise. Though the specific noise level depends on a board to board basis.

Normally I prefer Clears (which are heavier browns) for gaming. That being said; I would suggest browns.
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post #26 of 29
You probably want to look at the Steelseries 7G.
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post #27 of 29
7G I think has been obsoleted. At least in the USA. May be stock overseas but really not worth the bother.

May be getting prepared to release a new improved USB model.
Edited by ripster - 2/21/11 at 8:26am
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7G I think has been obsoleted. At least in the USA. May be stock overseas but really not worth the bother.

May be getting prepared to release a new improve USB model.
I'm only choosing Ducky because I got a sweet deal, about $75 USD for 9008G2, absolute steal.
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post #29 of 29
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Originally Posted by somebodysb2 View Post
Black or Brown? Which is better for FPS? Is Black really loud?
Black is the best switch for FPS with lots of repetitive key press. Touch typing on that keyboard is a bit stiff.
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