Originally Posted by CHEBIv.2
No, there is no way to set the keys so you're able to execute them faster,
I set Space to Z since my hands are too small to reach the space bar consistently. I think that qualifies as faster.
Overall though, it's what you're more comfortable with, i.e. you'd have to get used to the controls. I happen to like all my function keys bunched up in one place, and it has worked fine so far.