DOOM & Battlefield 1
When it comes to doing all things gaming, we noticed two things right away. The first thing we noticed, is that the rubber membrane removes some of the noise associated with red switch use. Of course, the switch is smooth and silent, but the key cap usually makes some noise when it returns to neutral, and even when they are slammed into the steel plate. The rubber absorbs some of that noise naturally but also delivers a feeling of O-rings being used on the switches, without the bounce at the end of the keystroke.
We did also notice that if you are not right over the center of the keys, you may run into sticky switches. By this, we mean that sometimes while pressing a key at an off angle, the press is stopped from contact of components inside of the switch. While this can be found on many switches, we happened to notice it a bit more with the use of the K68. Otherwise, we found the K68 to be a good solution for gamers, and with what CUE does offer, it is easy to take full control over the K68 and make it do many things you may not have thought possible at first glance.
Windows and Productivity
Using the K68 day to day brings us little to complain about. When it comes to long term typing, we do not prefer red switches; they are just too soft for us. However, writing quite a few reviews with this product has not had us wanting to immediately get rid of it like many others we see with similar switches in them. That says a lot for the K68, as we typically only use red switch boards long enough to test sufficiently, and we move on quickly to a stiffer switch.
Corsair and their K68 delivers a different feel and sound than is what is typically seen in this type of keyboard and that alone, without any of the features added into the mix, above and beyond the basic functionality level, has rekindled what makes the use of silent smooth actuated switches attractive to most.
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- Page 2 [Packaging, Accessories, and Documentation]
- Page 3 [Corsair K68 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard]
- Page 4 [Inside the K68]
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