Razer BlackWidow

87
Global
Score
87

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

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Engadget Summary

With its dedicated macro keys and multiple profiles, there's no question that the Razer BlackWidow is a gaming keyboard. But with its mechanical-switch keys — rated for up to 50 million keystrokes — it's also a world-class tactile keyboard that will please the most demanding touch-typists. Like all mechanical-switch keyboards, it's loud, and you may end up wanting to pair it with a good gaming headset, so you can focus on the onscreen action, rather than the machine-gun fire under your fingertips. Razer also makes a more expensive, backlit "Ultimate" version, and a quieter "Stealth" edition, though we prefer the full, loud, tactile experience of this one.

from $199.99+

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Breakdown

Portability
5.0
Tactility / button-feel
8.7
Configurability
9.0
Ergonomics / comfort
8.0
Noise
6.0
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Specs

BlackWidow

Type
Gaming
Ergonomic design
Standard / straight
Number pad
Integrated
Connection type
Wired
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Specs

BlackWidow

Type
Gaming
Ergonomic design
Standard / straight
Number pad
Integrated
Connection type
Wired
View Full Specs
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