One of the most common Cherry switches found on mechanical keyboards. A great tactile starter switch.
They are relatively light, gently tactile, and somewhat quiet.
Although many people find them just fine for gaming, some don’t like the fact that the release point is above the actuation point. This can cause some trouble with double-tapping.
A force-graph is a good way to help imagine how a switch might feel to the press. Many reputable manufacturers publish such graphs, either in their documentation or in their patents.
Not sure what you’re looking at? Check out Haata’s fantastic guide on reading force curve graphs.
Stats and figures are one thing but here are some quotes, thoughts and opinions we've been able to find from across the web regarding these switches.
This is a good middle-of-the-road option appropriate for both typing and gaming.
This keyswitch is quiet with tactile feedback, making it perfect for accurate typing.
These switches definitely benefit from being lubed. Check out the sound test videos for demonstrations.