Question: What is a Cherry MX keyboard?

What does MX mean in keyboard?

Mechanical X-Point CHERRY MX: Mechanical X-Point. With the “Mechanical X-Point” technology, MX for short, CHERRY offers the most popular and widely used switch technology for mechanical keyboards on the market.

Is Cherry MX a clicky?

Cherry MX Blue switches are clicky, so typing at speed generates plenty of noise. The click adds an extra layer to the tactile feedback received with each key press. They are slightly heavier than Browns, requiring 0.60 N of force to get over the tactile bump.

Which Cherry MX switch is best for gaming?

Cherry MX Reds Cherry MX Reds are most commonly used for gaming. They are light to press, with a very mild click to them. These were built in partnership with Cherry corporation (the original manufacturers of MX switches) and Corsair.

Is Cherry MX speed good for gaming?

Cherry MX Speed, also known as Speed Silver, is much like MX Reds, with a linear style, low actuation force, and short total travel. In theory, due to these having a lower travel distance, they are better for gaming (more responsive) but the difference is negligible.

Is Cherry MX Silver loud?

Cherry Mx Speed Silvers like the MX Reds are linear but provide benefits for those who need faster switches. They share the same noise profile as well as the 45g activation force and 75g bottom-out force. Cherry MX Speed Silver switches are found in their RGB variant in pre-built boards.

Is Cherry MX Brown better than Cherry MX speed?

Both are a great option for gaming and typing, however, on paper, the Speed Silvers is the better option for gaming thanks to their lower actuation force and shorter pre/post-travel. The Browns offer a unique feel and are highly popular because of the tactile bump they provide.

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