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 organized reviews, specifications, products, images, and more to make finding your perfect switch easier than ever.
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Cherry MX Blue

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  • Clicky + Tactile
  • 55cN force
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Gaming7.69
Typing8.97
Universal8.18
Rate It 1,333 ratings
April 11, 2019

Best keyboard site and keyboard ever

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Cherry MX Brown

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Gaming8.41
Typing8.36
Universal8.48
Rate It 1,253 ratings
April 19, 2019

These switches are good in all, but I don’t think typing with these are pleasant. I like tactility than clicks, but I barely feel a tactile bump.

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Cherry MX Red

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Gaming8.77
Typing7.11
Universal7.71
Rate It 1,012 ratings
April 17, 2019

I love reds. Personal preference. Nothing wrong with them. Smooth as hell and I crush ppl in fort with it.

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Cherry MX Black

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Gaming8.16
Typing6.67
Universal7.20
Rate It 637 ratings
January 7, 2019

I love the way the switches feel but they can be too heavy after a while of typing or gaming.

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Cherry MX Green

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  • Clicky + Tactile
  • 80cN force
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Gaming7.56
Typing7.75
Universal7.25
Rate It 291 ratings
August 25, 2018

I'm typing on them. I thought they would have a more pronounced click than the blues but they are the same. Really it just feels like a blue that...

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Cherry MX Clear

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Gaming8.29
Typing8.13
Universal7.03
Rate It 275 ratings
April 7, 2019

As someone who uses 55G Topres, I did not like any Cherry switch I have tried before (Blues, Browns, Reds, Blacks). I heard the Clears described as...

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Cherry MX White

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  • Clicky + Tactile
  • 80cN force
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Gaming7.17
Typing6.38
Universal6.47
Rate It 103 ratings
March 25, 2019

Yes

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Cherry MX Silver

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Gaming9.37
Typing7.39
Universal8.20
Rate It 98 ratings
April 20, 2019

Having had a keyboard with Blues and then Browns, Silvers feel like a dream.

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Cherry MX Silent Red

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Gaming8.75
Typing6.53
Universal7.61
Rate It 54 ratings
February 26, 2019

Great for gaming (likely because of the bit shorter key travel and how easy the keys go down). If you have a lot to type (hundreds of pages per day...

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Cherry MX Nature White

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Gaming8.05
Typing8.29
Universal8.00
Rate It 22 ratings
July 12, 2018

The Nature White switches are the perfect balance for me.The Cherry MX reds were too light, and blacks were too heavy. They provide the right amoun...

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Cherry MX Silent Black

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Gaming6.00
Typing6.58
Universal6.25
Rate It 12 ratings
April 11, 2019

very good switch with a nice and heavy actuation. It is linear however, so as a novice typist i often find myself hitting other keys on accident.

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Cherry MX Tactile Grey

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Gaming6.30
Typing6.40
Universal6.20
Rate It 10 ratings
January 30, 2017

well this is a clear with a mx green switch and it has a bigger bump again good cherry now you have made something we needed unlike natural whites!

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Cherry MX Linear Grey

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Gaming6.75
Typing6.63
Universal5.89
Rate It 9 ratings
January 30, 2017

ye lets make another switch with a heavy as fuck spring and make it linear. that defeats the purpouse dont you think as linears are only good for g...

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Cherry ML

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Gaming10.00
Typing9.33
Universal9.67
Rate It 3 ratings
April 23, 2019

good

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Gaming9.50
Typing9.50
Universal9.50
Rate It 2 ratings
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