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sowon

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About sowon

  • Title
    Mechanical Keyboards Enthusiast
  • Birthday 2000-03-31

Contact Methods

  • Discord
    sowon#7980
  • Twitter
    mn_z_

Profile Information

  • Gender
    Female
  • Location
    Scotland, UK
  • Occupation
    Retail Assistant + Korean Student

System

  • CPU
    Intel Core i5-8600K @ 4.7GHz
  • Motherboard
    Asus Prime Z370-P Mk.1
  • RAM
    16GB Corsair Vengeance LPX @ 3000MHz
  • GPU
    Asus Dual GeForce GTX 1060 OC 3GB @ 2.1GHz
  • Case
    NZXT S340
  • Storage
    500GB Crucial P1
  • PSU
    Corsair CX450M
  • Display(s)
    LG 29WK600 29" 2560x1080 75Hz
  • Cooling
    Deepcool Neptwin White
  • Keyboard
    Geek GK61 + Lubed 67g Tealios V2 + Akko World Tour Tokyo
  • Mouse
    Logitech G305 + Logitech G502
  • Sound
    Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Pro

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About Me

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Hi, I'm Sowon, 19 years old, based in Scotland, United Kingdom, and I'm a mechanical keyboards enthusiast, specifically in the physicality of mechanical keyswitches.

 

I got into mechanical keyboards in 2017 when I bought my first mechanical keyboard, an E-Element Z-88 which housed Outemu Blue keyswitches, and found the tactility to be good for daily use. In June of 2019, I finally made my own custom keyboard from scratch using a Geek GK61 kit and Kailh Box Jades, and from then, my ticket into the mechanical keyswitches world was redeemed.

 

I now gather a variety of different tactile, linear, and clicky switches available on the market and test them for review, not only for finding my own personal favorite switch, but for the benefit of the mechanical keyboards community and anybody who is looking for their own switch in their own dream mechanical keyboard.

I buy all my switches with the money I earn from working in retail, but are up for looking for sponsors so buying all these switches and the modding tools such as lubricants don't cost me a whole house.

 

My favorite linear switches are Tealios V2, Ink Blacks, and NovelKeys Creams.

My favorite tactile switches are Kailh Box Jades, Zealios V2, and Hako Clears.

 

You can find me over on Twitter, as well as Discord, I'm sowon#7980.

 

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PCB: Geek GK61

Case: Wooden

Plate: Aluminium

Stabilisers: Cherry Plate-Mount (lubed with dielectric grease)

Switches: 67g Tealios V2 (lubed with Tribosys 3204)

Keycaps: Akko x Ducky World Tour Tokyo dye-sub PBT

 

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