Looks like it is time for another mechanical keyboard review. A few months back, we looked at the Cooler Master Storm QuickFire Rapid
. It was CM's first mechanical keyboard, and to the surprise of many, it came out strong with an astounding 95/100
. However that is a tenkeyless board, which means it has no numberpad, which some people don't wish to compromise. This leads us to the QuickFire Pro, a mechanical 104-key board.
For those who are unaware of mechanical keyboards and what they are, here's some basic information on them. They are far more reliable and effective keyboards as they use a mechanical switch for every key. Mechanical switches actuate about half-way to the bottom, which eliminates the need for bottoming out the key, reducing fatigue in long typing sessions. Lifespan is rated about 5x more for a mechanical switch, compared to normal keyboards.
There are many different mechanical key switches designed to give a different feel; some are linear,