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  • 23/12/2020

    i really like the switches the only problem is that they dont allow much lighting to go through the keycaps

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  • 29/11/2021

    After a good four months of using these, I can say that these have turned to be my favorite switches on the market right now. They easily fit within budget, and you get the best bang for your buck. For 120 switches, you pay $0.27 per switch (on average, the price does fluctuate sometimes), and I think that is a great deal. Now moving on to the actual review on the switches, previous when I bought these, I had never faced a dead switch which was great (but I don't know whether I got lucky with that), and sure when you receive them, there are some switches with dead pins. Still, anyways, the switches themselves, when they are used stock are excellent, they feel pretty smooth already with pressing down on the switch, and they have a higher force than some switches on the market, the gateron reds have an actuation force of 45 g. In comparison, the gateron yellows have an actuation of 50g, which is not that much and not that big of a difference. A common problem with linear switches is a pinging resonance, but I faced no issue when I used the gateron yellows stock. Now the genuine part is when you lube the switch (of course, it does vary when you use different lube); I lubed my switches with Glorious G-lube and used an even amount to lube the springs, the stem, and the bottom housing. After lubing the switches and putting them into my keyboard, I was surprised how the lube changed the gateron yellows. They made the gateron yellows feel buttery smooth, and it was the best experience when typing and utilizing them for gaming. I would put the gateron yellows up along with the top linear switches on the market: Tealios V2, Ink Blacks, Novel Keys Cream Switches. But if you are getting in the custom keyboard hobby and you are just getting started, I would recommend that you use the gateron yellows as a budget starter; like I said, getting these will be a bang for your buck, and you get the best performance out of these switches stock or lubed. Thanks for reading my review!

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  • 01/09/2022

    They're not the undisputed value-king switch for nothing! I lubed them with krytox 205g0 and put them in my GMMK Pro and I have no complaints. They're extremely smooth and feel great to type on. I doubt there's any other switch out there that gives the same level of performance for such a great price

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  • 09/03/2021

    thank god these came. took a month to come but for the price it’s more than what u get. I would definitely recommend 🇨🇦

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  • 13/05/2020

    they go "click clack" and "tHoCk"

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  • 17/07/2021

    very good switches, the only bad thing was that almost all arrived with some bent leg (which was to be expected because it did not carry any protection)

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  • 30/06/2022

    the key switches came in with some bent keycaps since it’s in a bag but overall a the amount you get is good for the price

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  • 13/11/2021

    Excellent switches, I think they are the best linear as quality price. Fast shipping!

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  • 31/10/2021

    nice quality and came super fast 10/10

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  • 30/03/2021

    Exactly as described! Some pins were slightly bent due to how it was packaged but nothing you can't fix.

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