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post #21 of 29
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Originally Posted by grassh0ppa;12998821 
blacks are better than browns

reds are better than blacks

but browns turn into reds over time...

Lesson: Doesn't matter.

Just interested in how they turn into reds overtime?
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post #22 of 29
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Originally Posted by LivingChampion;12999085 
Just interested in how they turn into reds overtime?

If you have hammers instead of hands
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I would choose blacks.
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post #24 of 29
Blue MX is popular with the RTS/RPG crowd.

I find this statement in the OCN Mechanical Keyboard guide puzzling at best. Pros just ignore the keyboard forums and pick what feels good.
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Although many people find them just fine for gaming, some don't like the fact that the release point is above the actuation point. This can cause some trouble with double-tapping. This is usually the case with someone who has experienced other mechanical switches before hand.
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post #25 of 29
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Originally Posted by ripster;13002165 
Blue MX is popular with the RTS/RPG crowd.

I find this statement in the OCN Mechanical Keyboard guide puzzling at best. Pros just ignore the keyboard forums and pick what feels good.

+Rep

Best advice you ever gave ripster. Ignore the keyboard forums and just choose what feels good for YOU
post #26 of 29
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Originally Posted by HaiiYaa;13007612 
+Rep

Best advice you ever gave ripster. Ignore the keyboard forums and just choose what feels good for YOU

Yeah, but I don't have any place near me that sells or displays mech. keyboards, so having someone else's feedback (preferably someone who uses their PC like I do) is a good thing, almost necessary.
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everyone can keep throwing suggestions but as stated before the best way to find out is to use them for yourself and see what fits you best.
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Originally Posted by Izvire;12945279 
Blacks all the way for gaming. wink.gif

This.
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post #29 of 29
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Originally Posted by ripster;13002165 
Blue MX is popular with the RTS/RPG crowd.

I find this statement in the OCN Mechanical Keyboard guide puzzling at best. Pros just ignore the keyboard forums and pick what feels good.
I asked Steelseries why they picked the black switch, and what they thought of the reds. They said:
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I would say we tested just about every switch ever invented and put to market, including weird variations of rubber domes and materials (hence the dome we used in Shift). For mechanical keyboards our winner in blindtesting (not my personal oppinion) was Black.
When asked if there would be any boards featuring switches other than blacks:
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well, possibly, but Black MX has the longest lifespan and that was really important to us. When we did blind testing with our pro teams Black always came up as the prefered choice. I think I want to see that answer change before we start exploring that.

Although, I agree that anyone top level (that has a choice) is more likely to just pick what ever they are comfortable with.
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