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Peripherals

A peripheral device is defined as a computer device, such as a keyboard or printer, that is not part of the essential computer (i.e., the memory and microprocessor). These auxiliary devices are intended to be connected to the computer and used in conjunction with it. Examples of external peripherals include mouse, keyboard, printer, monitor, external Zip drive or scanner, while internal peripherals include CD-ROM drive, CD-R drive or internal modem. Today's new devices, such as tablets, smartphones and wearable computing devices are considered peripherals as they can be connected and used on a computer system. The difference, however, is that these devices can run independently of the computer system.

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Finally got a mechanical keyboard!  I went with this one from cooler master: http://www.coolermaster.com/peripheral/keyboards/masterkeys-pro-l/
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by:Brian Matis
Ok, cool. Thanks! (The one I had tried was the Razer BlackWidow, back in 2013. Not quite sure what key types they were using on that back then...)
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by:Brandon Lyon
The different key types make a huge difference. I had a Cherry blue for a while but that was too stiff. I tried a brown but that didn't feel right either. Right now I'm using one of the rare Cherry "silent" switch types used in the Corsair Strafe. They're still pretty loud but they're more comfortable for me.

At work I use a scissor-switch style keyboard. I prefer them for regular and quiet typing but they're getting harder to find ever since mechanical keyboards saw a resurgence.
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Peripherals

A peripheral device is defined as a computer device, such as a keyboard or printer, that is not part of the essential computer (i.e., the memory and microprocessor). These auxiliary devices are intended to be connected to the computer and used in conjunction with it. Examples of external peripherals include mouse, keyboard, printer, monitor, external Zip drive or scanner, while internal peripherals include CD-ROM drive, CD-R drive or internal modem. Today's new devices, such as tablets, smartphones and wearable computing devices are considered peripherals as they can be connected and used on a computer system. The difference, however, is that these devices can run independently of the computer system.

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