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SGK-4020-GKCR1 (Red switch / Red LED Backlit)
|Key Switch||Cherry MX Blue/ Brown/ Red|
|Keycaps||ABS, grip coated, removable|
|Keycap Puller||Yes, ring-puller|
|Backlighting||All keys, Red, 5 Levels, 3 Modes|
|Key Rollover||NKRO (windows only)|
|Polling Rate||1000 Hz /1 ms|
|Interface||USB 2.0 full speed|
|USB Cable||1.8m, braided, gold plated, removable|
|Weight||544 g/1.2 lbs|
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Posted by firstname.lastname@example.org on 21st Jul 2014
I think this is the most brilliant product of keyboard peripherals. Everything that every competitor tries to imply on their products can be found in this keyboard. The backlit, the aesthetic, the lay out of the keyboard, the size, and especially the price.
Posted by Ben on 20th Jun 2014
I procured the green variant. I had never tried MX green keys before, but having read (somewhere) that they were marginally comparable (pressure resistance wise) to the older IBM type keyboards I grew up using, I decided to take a risk and order them (personally) untested. I LOVE them! I had read that many people find them to be too resistant, especially when compared to MX blues, but for me, someone who has always been a little heavy handed anyway, the greens have worked out swimmingly! Very satisfying clicks with the feel of a more resistant keyboard! Perfect! Additionally, the build quality of the keyboard is fairly fantastic. It is much heavier than I thought it would be, which, given the steel plate, stands to reason. The LED lighting looks phenomenal! The design decision to paint the steel plate a highly reflective green (in this case) to match the color of the LEDs was a brilliant one! Everything pops! I have not yet used it for gaming purposes, so I cannot really speak to its' quality in that particular arena, but I would imagine that it would be well suited for such endeavors. Top notch!
Posted by Ricky on 30th Apr 2014
This is the first mechanical keyboard that i have ever owned and it is amazing. The keys have a great look and feel to them and the backlight is bright and crisp i seriously am in love with this keyboard!
Posted by Maxwell Litwiller on 27th Mar 2014
I have never had a mechanical keyboard and was introduced by chance to them. The QuickFire TK with Green switches is my first one and I am thoroughly enjoying it. The key response is great and the "clicking" has a good sensation for me. The keyboard is super functional in it's ability to still provide arrows and Ins, Del, etc keys as well as a number pad.
Posted by Dale on 1st Mar 2014
I realy like this green switches . I have worked for 62 years with my hands & the green switches let me feel them before I push them. The green backlite is the best.the quickfire tk is the perfet size & its built . It all stays put .
Posted by Unknown on 17th Jan 2014
For christmas, I got a mechanical key switch sampler, because I knew I wanted a mechanical keyboard, but didn't know what I would want. I messed with the switches for a while, figured out how they worked, and figured out how I could modify them too. I decided that I wanted green switches.
My keyboard is the cooler master quickfire TK, with green switches. I already made up my mind that the layout was perfect. Once I decided that I positively did want green switches, I made the leap. After a couple weeks of waiting for shipping -- because I ordered over new years, after all -- my keyboard arrived. It was exactly what I ordered. It came with a plastic keycap remover. After a few hours of basic use, I realized that the enter key on the keyboard was catching a little when I pressed it via the left side. I spent a while trying to figure it out, but I still haven't realized the problem. I'm convinced that it has something to do with the metal stabilizer that keeps the key from tilting left or right too much, because the switch for the enter key itself doesn't have any problems until I put a fitting keycap on it.
In the process of removing keycaps to get a good look at the enter key and how it was working, the keycap remover dented some of the keycaps' plastic, but only on the very bottom where it's invisible without taking them off again. It didn't hurt the keyboard, but it might in the long term, so I'm going to use one made of insulated wire in the future instead.
That being said, my final notes for this section are honestly personal and petty. First, the backlight doesn't go as dim as I'd like, and it would be a lot better if I could backlight individual keys of my choosing because I don't use WASD. Second, the click of the switches is way too treble-heavy for my tastes, but it sounds absolutely perfect with headphones on, and it feels amazing, so it's not something I should honestly complain about. Oh, and while I thought that the silly keycap font would bother me, it doesn't actually at all.
Typing with this keyboard is amazing. It's extremely consistent and it feels amazing. I adapted to the combined numpad extremely quickly and I've already started to appreciate the money I've paid for it. The inconsistent enter key is my only usability issue, but I'm sure that it will wear down whatever it's catching on and become as smooth and amazing as the other keys soon, as long as I use it.
Posted by Craig on 3rd Jan 2014
The keyboards ten-keyless format is the perfect compromise between those wishing to have the home-group keys still around and all of us who often reach to the tenkey while using Excel or other number-intensive software. The ability to switch between the two with the press of a switch is a perfect compromise. I also enjoy the narrow width for playing games, as it is more ergonomic to have my hands closer together.
While I was afraid of the activation force required for the Cherry MX Greens (80g), it has only taken me about a week of typing to get used to depressing the keys harder. I still would have liked to be able to order green LED backlighting with Cherry MX Brown switches, but the Greens seem to be working out great for me.
As for the keyboard itself, it feels very solid. I was impressed by how little flex there was compared to my last Logitech keyboard, as well as how planted the keyboard is on my desktop. The rubber feet hold the keyboard in place perfectly.
Posted by Unknown on 15th Aug 2013
I've never had a mechanical key board before this one, so i am on the 'fresh' side, but that being said, this keyboard is so smooth, so responsive, looks great, feels great, and is such a please to game and type on. The size and simplicity is perfect. I am defenetly not one for over complicated keyboards with 8 million macro buttons. Its perfect.
Posted by Collin on 13th Aug 2013
Definitely louder than a rubberized keyboard, but not unbearable. Extremely solid feel to the keyboard and a very satisfying "clicky feel" to each keypress. The LEDS behind each key are very bright and can be adjusted. Easily the best keyboard I've even USED, not just owned.
Posted by airdeano on 6th Aug 2013
After two years and hundreds of dollars spent, the CM Storm QuickFire TK has all the check boxes ticked for quality, options, and ease of use.
The value and options available for commonly used switches, the CM Storm QuickFire TK offers a branding worth investing in and full illumination of the keyboard. the compact styling of the TK version "fits" my typing range and "feels" more comfortable than standard sized keyboards. my be a placebo effect, but i've vested a lot of time, money and waiting to have just the right keyboard. coming for the CM Storm QuickFire Rapid (Blue) the switch type of the brown is a lot more soothing and as "gamey" as the blue style switch without waking the neighbors with a late-night 15-page report keeping them up from the blue "click". i'd have to say CM Storm, thank you for the release of the CM Storm QuickFire TK (Brown) and cost was no option for that.
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