Are linear optical switches good for gaming? Linear switches are great for gaming, and Razer’s debuting the 2nd Gen Linear Optical switches in a 60% keyboard particularly fit for first-person shooters and games that evoke a lot of mouse movement.
Is Linear better for gaming? Both linear and tactile switches offer unique characteristics designed to enhance mechanical keyboard performance. Though some say linear switches are best for gaming and tactile switches are best for typing, neither type of switch is inherently better than the other.
What is the fastest linear switch? The OmniPoint switch has completely redefined what it means to be the fastest keyboard in the world. Aside from having the highest ever actuation point at a mere 0.4mm, it also eliminates the limitations of debounce time, allowing it’s response time to be optimized to an inhuman 0.7ms.
What switches are best for FPS? If you want a switch that’s really fast for gaming, the Razer Red Optical switch or Cherry Speed Silver are your best bets. But if you need a well rounded switch, for typing/gaming, the Cherry MX or Gateron linear switches are great options.