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What is a good, (relatively)quiet mechanical keyboard (gaming and everyday use) in the $50-80 range?

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December 2, 2013 5:22:16 PM

I am looking for a good, somewhat long lasting mechanical keyboard. A quiet(er) one is preferred, as a share the space with my two roommates. Preferably it is within the 50-80 USD price range, although up to 100 USD is acceptable. I plan to use it for both gaming (hardcore milsim) as well as everyday work such as web browsing or typing my research papers.

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December 2, 2013 5:47:27 PM

for typing you want either cherry mx blue or browns.

browns do not have the audible click sound so will be quieter.

on top of that you can add rubber o ring dampers under them to quiet it even more.

bottom video for sounds.
http://www.wasdkeyboards.com/videos

as far as what to buy... perhaps this ducky zero... and then buy some o-ring dampers from wasdkeyboards or another source
http://www.amazon.com/Ducky-Zero-Keyboard-Brown-Cherry/...
normally they go for about $80 (at least on mechanicalkeyboards.com they do)


another option might be the durandal (again you can buy some o rings for it)
http://www.maxkeyboard.com/max-keyboard-durandal-g1n-me...
about the same price as the ducky.
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