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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.

Your guide to clicky switches

What is a clicky switch?

Clicky switches are a type of switch that offer users a tactile bump when pressing down and have a signature loud “clicky-clack” sound profile.

What are clicky switches good for?

Clicky switches are great for their tactile feedback in their keystrokes and their signature pronounced crunchy sound signature. Clicky switches are best for personal environments such as for your gaming setup or home-office due to its sound profile.

Are clicky switches better?

Ultimately, the best switch for you comes down to personal preference. But if you are looking for a tactile typing experience with a loud and crunchy sound profile, then clicky switches are for you.

Do clicky switches feel weird?

Clicky switches should not feel weird: they have a tactile bump. However, if you prefer a smoother typing experience, consider linear switches.

Can you type fast with clicky switches?

You can type fast with clicky switches as with any other switch varieties. Once you get accustomed to a switch style, you can type fast on it.

Are all clicky switches good for gaming?

Clicky switches are great for gaming. Gamers love clicky switches for their sound profile and tactile feedback.

Why do gamers use clicky switches?

Gamers use clicky switches for strong tactile and audio feedback when they type.

Are clicky switches mechanical?

Clicky switches are one variety of mechanical switches known for their tactility and “clicky-clack” sound profile. Contrast this to linear mechanical switches, which feel smooth and are comparatively quiet.

What is the most clicky switch?

The most clicky switches are those with a click bar such as the Kailh Box Whites.

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