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Cherry MX Red

  • Linear
  • 45cN force
  • MX stem
  • Cherry
  • 2.00mm pre travel
  • 4.00mm travel
A light, linear keyswitch that is nice for typing and great for gamers looking for something lighter than Cherry Blacks. Cherry MX Red’s linear feel combined with minimal spring force produces fast response times and smooth operation.

User Reviews

November 30, 2019
  • Gaming 9
  • Typing 5
  • Balance 6
Ideal for fast paced games like shooters. Otherwise, this switches are not good for typing, I commit many mistakes with them.
November 22, 2019
  • Gaming 8
  • Typing 4
  • Balance 6
Reds are extremely easy to actuate, far too easy for me. They're great for games that require fast and frequent keystrokes, but typing with them isn't good. Accidental keystrokes are common, and they feel like membrane keys with long keystrokes. I can't wait to get rid of them.
November 03, 2019
  • Gaming 6
  • Typing 4
  • Balance 6
Reds are the smooth type of Cherry switch with no tactile bump, so they make for a smoother/quieter gaming experience compared with other Cherries, but it's still cheap-feeling. It's hard to explain until you've put your fingers on switches with bett
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