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Gateron North Pole 2.0 Yellow Keyboard Switch Review

Tested using Methodology v1.0
Reviewed Nov 06, 2023 at 12:55 pm
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  1. Updated Nov 06, 2023: Review published.

Test Results

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Design
8.1
Design
Compatibility
Cherry MX PCB Pinout
Yes
Pin Count
5
Keycap Mount
MX Style
9.5
Design
Illumination
Upper Housing Color
Clear
Upper Housing Finish
Clear
Performance
Performance
Keystrokes
Feel
Linear
Operating Force
54 gf
Actuation Force
53 gf
Pre-Travel Distance
1.7 mm
Total Travel Distance
3.7 mm
6.6
Performance
Factory Smoothness
Scratchy Factor
17.4
Mid Actuation Peak Noise
-66.0 dB
Mid Actuation Peak Frequency
3,699 Hz
8.2
Performance
Latency
Press Average
1.3 ms
Press Std Dev
ยฑ0.10 ms
Release Average
6.6 ms
Release Std Dev
ยฑ0.10 ms