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Peripherals What are your favorite switches?

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by BeatsByYaoMing, 5 Nov 2020.

  1. BeatsByYaoMing

    BeatsByYaoMing New Member

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    I have tried, cherry mx blues, razer greens, razer orange, holy pandas, and novelkeys cream. So far I really enjoy Holy Pandas Lubed with trybosis 3204's.

    What about you guys? I would like to try out more! I mostly prefer tactile switches though, not a fan of typing on linears, I really need some type of feedback when pressing down a key D:

    Here is my keyboard !

     
  2. spolsh

    spolsh Well-Known Member

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    Light Switches, they're great and mean I can see even after it gets dark.
     
  3. enbydee

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  4. David

    David Take my advice — I’m not using it.

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    Another vote for MX Browns.

    No lube though. Just not my kinda thing, but I ain't judging you, man :lol:
     
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  5. MadGinga

    MadGinga oooh whats this do?

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    Browns.
     
  6. Anfield

    Anfield Well-Known Member

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    For typing: Cherry Blue
    For gaming: Romer-G
     
  7. CrapBag

    CrapBag Well-Known Member

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    Use reds daily but I do like blues if a little noisy.

    I'd use blues daily but I know people would complain.
     
  8. BeatsByYaoMing

    BeatsByYaoMing New Member

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    I love my lube :)
     
  9. BeatsByYaoMing

    BeatsByYaoMing New Member

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    I used to use blues back in the day, i loved clicky keyboards, but it annoyed a lot of people when on calls lmao !
     
  10. Nexxo

    Nexxo * Prefab Sprout – The King of Rock 'n' Roll

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    "Lubed Holy Pandas?"

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  11. liratheal

    liratheal Sharing is Caring

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    The MX Blacks in my Majestouch.

    Although I have been thinking about picking up a bunch of the MX Grey's and swapping..
     
  12. Yaka

    Yaka Well-Known Member

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    post offices used to use keyboards with brown cherry switches the layout was bad but the keys were great, they replaced them with some naff generic ones now with a even more horrid layout

    gaming wise prefer cherry reds, but atm using a logitech 915 keyboard with romer g switches
     
  13. Bloody_Pete

    Bloody_Pete Technophile

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    Reds or equivalent for me!
     
  14. Mr_Mistoffelees

    Mr_Mistoffelees Lucifer Sam, Siam Cat, is my best friend.

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    MX Browns for me.
     
  15. BeatsByYaoMing

    BeatsByYaoMing New Member

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    :)
     
  16. David

    David Take my advice — I’m not using it.

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    If you have the time and the patience, MX Clears with Black springs make for a really nice switch. The Clears have a graduated spring with a pretty high peak force [edit - 95 cN] to mitigate bottoming out, but they can be quite tiring. Replacing it with a Black 60 cN spring more or less turns it into a slightly heavier MX Brown with a more pronounced tactile bump.
     
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    liratheal Sharing is Caring

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    Interesting. I feel like I'm going to end up with a tester selection before I make my decisions.

    I also looked, some time ago, into some "super green" springs that are, supposedly, 130cn.

    I really like the heavier actuation, makes me feel like my fingers are getting a workout.
     
  18. Nexxo

    Nexxo * Prefab Sprout – The King of Rock 'n' Roll

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    I must admit I have a limited experience with various keys (I know reds, browns and blues), but I quite like blues. They come closest to those classic IBM model M keyboards.
     
  19. David

    David Take my advice — I’m not using it.

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    The IBM boards used buckling spring switches. MX Blues with Cherry profile caps are fantastic to type on, I just can't bear the clicking.
     
  20. Dr. Coin

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    I've used Romer-G (Logitech K840), Cherry black (Steelseries 6GV/2), and most recently Cherry browns (Ducky One 2).

    I like the black's best but I hate the non-standard layout on the 6GV/2. Browns are my next favourite, although I don't have much use time on them. The Romer-G lets just say I prefer a generic capacitance keyboard.
     

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