Mechanical Keyboard SwitchesMK's official mechanical keyswitch guide

Switches are a mechanical keyboard's most important feature. Switch feel will always be a matter of personal preference, but we've
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Kailh BOX White

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  • Clicky + Tactile
  • 50cN force
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Gaming8.74
Typing9.42
Universal9.20
Rate It 53 ratings
March 24, 2021

This keyboard feels phenomenal, it's super smooth and the click it has is very clean. Would totally recommend this switch to anyone.

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Buckling Spring

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  • Clicky + Tactile
  • 65cN force
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Gaming7.22
Typing9.16
Universal8.08
Rate It 343 ratings
December 29, 2020

I have been using the same type M since 1992! It was new in the box for $5.00, how could I pass it up? It has been flawless ever since and I use ...

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Topre 45g

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Gaming8.26
Typing8.93
Universal8.19
Rate It 194 ratings
April 10, 2021

epic

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Cherry MX Blue

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  • Clicky + Tactile
  • 60cN force
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Gaming7.64
Typing8.90
Universal8.13
Rate It 1,443 ratings
April 1, 2021

the blues so far are my very first switches ive used that are mechanical i fell in love on the first click but as i get deeper into the keyboard w...

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Kailh BOX Thick Navy

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  • Clicky + Tactile
  • 77cN force
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Gaming7.78
Typing8.86
Universal8.71
Rate It 21 ratings
April 7, 2021

Love it it’s the best

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Gateron Blue

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  • Clicky + Tactile
  • 55cN force
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Gaming7.80
Typing8.72
Universal8.16
Rate It 76 ratings
March 22, 2021

Its ok but to be honest there is much better switches out there and I would really recommend looking into better switches

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Topre 55g

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Gaming8.16
Typing8.35
Universal7.52
Rate It 103 ratings
February 21, 2021

These switches are good for anything but gaming. The switches are silky smooth and gives an enjoyable typing experience.

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Gateron Brown

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Gaming8.17
Typing8.35
Universal8.25
Rate It 75 ratings
April 8, 2021

best switches in the world. linear is just trash go for tactile

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Cherry MX Brown

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Gaming8.34
Typing8.29
Universal8.41
Rate It 1,338 ratings
April 2, 2021

These are terrible

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Cherry MX Clear

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Gaming8.27
Typing8.19
Universal7.11
Rate It 293 ratings
December 24, 2020

8 for gaming - the switch is too heavy. This will heavily fatigue your fingers and your fingers will hurt badly after a long gaming session. 10 fo...

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Outemu Blue

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  • Clicky + Tactile
  • 60cN force
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Gaming7.43
Typing8.11
Universal7.56
Rate It 201 ratings
April 19, 2021

Came with cheap AUKEY Keyboard, they work just fine. (Heavy use for a about half a year now). Bought the Keyboard to bridge the waiting time for a ...

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Outemu Brown

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Gaming7.72
Typing8.09
Universal7.74
Rate It 79 ratings
February 12, 2021

They feel nice to type and game on but I would recommend getting O rings for them. IMO makes the switch feel better and not as loud.

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Cherry MX Green

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  • Clicky + Tactile
  • 80cN force
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Gaming7.57
Typing7.79
Universal7.28
Rate It 304 ratings
October 8, 2020

go prr

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Matias Quiet Click

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  • Clicky + Tactile
  • 55cN force
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Gaming7.60
Typing7.51
Universal6.46
Rate It 83 ratings
September 21, 2020

Very quiet, and more tactile than MX Browns. Hands-down best Alps switch currently being produced.

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Kailh Brown

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Gaming7.86
Typing7.50
Universal7.55
Rate It 85 ratings
April 16, 2021

Loud, very loud, nice for typing but its not tactile like it says it is. Not tactile at all. no feeling its like linear and loud.

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Kailh Blue

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  • Clicky + Tactile
  • 50cN force
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Gaming7.13
Typing7.22
Universal7.12
Rate It 102 ratings
January 3, 2021

Real nice feel and sound. wasn,t sure it was made for me but the reponse rate is awesome!

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Matias Click

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  • Clicky + Tactile
  • 55cN force
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Gaming8.03
Typing7.20
Universal6.58
Rate It 89 ratings
April 28, 2020

Really nice tactility, great sound, really smooth

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Cherry MX White

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  • Clicky + Tactile
  • 80cN force
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Gaming7.16
Typing6.46
Universal6.52
Rate It 110 ratings
March 18, 2021

very good

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Topre 35g

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Gaming8.03
Typing6.41
Universal5.45
Rate It 61 ratings
November 24, 2018

Overpriced and overrated.

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Topre 30g

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Gaming7.23
Typing6.00
Universal5.72
Rate It 60 ratings
December 26, 2020

Topre 30g is beyond limit. It is too light for even seasoned Topre users. It requires two weeks to get used to. However, if your job is typing all ...

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Greetech Blue

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  • Clicky + Tactile
  • 50cN force
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Gaming6.91
Typing6.00
Universal6.52
Rate It 24 ratings
April 22, 2019

not very tactile but they are very clicky and very satisfying to type on

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Kailh Green

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  • Clicky + Tactile
  • 60cN force
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Gaming4.81
Typing4.84
Universal4.53
Rate It 32 ratings
July 1, 2020

bad

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