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post #11 of 14
I can type on a scissor switch keyboard as quickly as I can type on my best mechanicals. That said, Blacks are not great for fast typing - try buckling springs, Topres or Blue Cherry switches.
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post #12 of 14
I think you should try all switches to decide which switch is best for you, it is personal preference.

I prefer brown switches. My typing speed increase about 5wpm from a laptop with scissor switches to a Filco brown.
post #13 of 14
Buckling springs or a topre board.
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post #14 of 14
I dunno, I have an old IBM Model M which I love due to being able to wake up my wife two floors up from the basement, or being able to take my stress out at the end of the day on my last email, but if I had to use it all day long, I think I will develop arthritis on my finger joints pretty soon...

I like MX Blues, but not so much for speed, but rather the satisfying little clicks which give me joy... I am sure the sound does make me a bit better typer due to audio feedback.

Having said all this, it's not so much the speed that keeps me back, but rather having nothing really interesting to say...
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