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Gateron switches

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Your guide to Gateron switches

What are Gateron switches?

Gateron switches are switches created by Gateron. They are known for making some of the best linear switches on the market today and are revered for their smoothness.


Are Gateron switches good?

Gateron switches make for some of the best on the market today. Gateron switches such as the Gateron Oil King, as well as all the switches in their Ink lineup are beloved by the community for their silky smoothness.


Which Gateron switches are the best?

The best switch depends on personal preference. However, if you are looking for a silky smooth switch, then we strongly recommend Gateron’s Oil Kings.


What's the quietest Gateron switch?

The Gateron Silent Ink Black is the quietest Gateron switch.


How long do Gateron switches last?

Gateron switches last for at least 50 million keystrokes. For reference, mechanical keyboards from the 1980s and 1990s are still working great today, decades after their manufacturing. In other words, a very, very long time.


Which Gateron switch is best for gaming?

The best switch for gaming depends on personal preference. However, if you are looking for an in-game typing experience characterized by smoothness, then the Gateron Oil Kings are a great choice.


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