I bought a Corsair K70 Lux MX Brown keyboard. Great board, but it's a lot louder than I thought it would be and is driving my wife crazy. I have a habit of pounding the keys.
I may just install O rings but was wondering if you all knew of any quiet mechanical keyboards out there?
A steel series mechanical keyboard with qs1 switches is very quiet
Topre is expensive but feels great and is really quiet (quieter than the quietest mechanical switches). You can also do MX silents, which are pretty awesome.
If you want to stay with a Corsair keyboard, then there's the Strafe RGB, and a K70 Lux RGB. Both have Cherry MX Silent switches.
For me i bought Logitech G910 because it quite and it has awesome looking .
Just a hint, having installed O-rings this week for the same reason, they only affect the sound of "bottoming out" and not the actual switch actuation noise. So, test the switch actuation sound level by lightly pressing the key until it clicks without letting it touch the bottom of the switch slot. If this click is fine for you, add the O-rings. If it's still too loud, save your money and get a quieter switch type.
Depends on your budget, there are all sorts of silent switches or simply linear switches you can try.
Well, I just installed the O-rings, and I am very happy with the dampening sound. The keys make a pleasant dull thudding sound now. I used the red, smaller O-rings and I have the mx brown keys.
Haha-well I could but I'm afraid I'd isolate too much and it would be bad for our relationship.
Any worse than making her want to kill you due to switch noises? lol
That's my plan. I ordered red O-rings today. Looking forward to installing them.