Cherry MX Red Switches are preferred by many gamers. This keyboard is made of full metal material, with a matte-finish texture, solid enough to protect it from scratch. The Red is a light, linear switch that is almost silent when pressed. In this case, the Cherry MX Red switches win over the Speed Silver option. The Ultimate Guide to Red Switches. Linear Switches Popular Models: Red, Black Feel: Smooth, No Bump Sound Profile: Quiet . The Ultimate Guide to Brown Switches. The first type of switch we are looking at is the Cherry MX Red switch, perhaps the most common, and most demanded a switch in the market, and for all the right reasons. And you will get 8 spared switches as a gift. The only downside is that, as with the red, this is a linear switch with no tactile bump or sound. 64 $149.00 $149.00 Some typists may find this makes typing difficult. A great choice for work and play! No tactile "bump" but very quiet and responsive. Sound Effects. HyperX Red key switches are linear-style switches. Very strange experience overall. Well, that was a ton of information. Unlike traditional mechanical switches that have a lot of moving parts and actuate via metallic contact, Razer™ Optical Switch enables actuation via light. The Cherry MX Blue switch is the loudest and "clickiest" of the three major switches, while the Red is the quietest. Cherry MX Red Switches www.hyperxgaming.com. CHERRY G80 3000 Silent Keyboard - Red MX Silent Switch - USB - PS/2 - Retro Look - Black (G80-3000LSCEU-2) 3.5 out of 5 stars 8 $106.64 $ 106 . Cherry MX Silent Red switch reviews, specifications, products, and more. Of course, "satisfying" to you can be "irritating" for others. Their name derives from the fact that when you press down their travel path is just a line. They don’t have that “bump” other switch types use to provide tactile feedback. White switches sound like a muzzled Green switch and are almost like a tactile switch. The activation and total travel distance is the biggest difference between both switches. Linear switches feel smooth and consistent, with no tactile (physical) “bump” or audible click as the keypress registers. Conclusion. One of the joys of the mechanical keyboard is the satisfying "clack clack" sound it makes. These switches require less force to press down and the keys feel smoother and easier to use. Redragon K582 gaming keyboard is equipped with pluggable OUTEMU red switches, which are linear, top-to-bottom switches. As the table suggests, the MX Red switch is linear, which means that there is absolutely no tactile bump. Get information about and buy Cherry MX Silent Red keyboard switches. There are no differences in sound and the overall feel before the bottom out is the same. The sound levels with a silent switch are significantly lower, in a test we found that silent switches are 16% more quiet than a normal switch. 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