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Razer Blackwidow Chroma V2 Tournament edition – Tenkeyless Keyboard Review

Rating: 8.5.

The Razer Blackwidow keyboard is a staple in Razers Keyboard line up. With a range of variations, It allows users to choose a specific combination of design, features, and switches. We take a look at the Chroma V2 Tournament edition which features a compact tenkeyless design. With a price tag of £139.99 can this little keyboard stand up to some big competition? 

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  • Tenkeyless compact layout
  • Switch type: Razer™ Mechanical Switches in either Green, Orange or Yellow
  • Expected Lifespan : 80 million keystrokes
  • Polling rate: 1000Hz
  • Software: Razer synapse
  • Media controls: Yes Via the function key
  • Backlighting: Razer Chroma with 16.8 million color options
  • Macros: Fully programmable keys with on-the-fly macro recording
  • Wrist rest: Yes, detachable

Extra Features:

  • Gaming mode option
  • Instant Trigger Technology
  • 10 key roll-over, anti-ghosting


  • Without wrist rest: 366mm(L)x 154mm(W)x 39mm(H) Weight: 950g
  • With wrist rest: 366mm(L) x 219mm(W) x 39mm(H) Weight: 1172g

Box contents:

  • Detachable braided USB to Mini USB cable
  • Magnetic faux leather wrist rest
  • Product information guide, welcome letter and Stickers.
  • Razer Blackwidow Chroma v2 TE keyboard


  • Compact tenkeyless size perfect for smaller desks or for portability.
  • Razer Chroma fully customisable RGB backlighting.
  • Magnetic removable wrist rest.
  • Razer synapse software is good to use.


  • Plastic Body
  • More expensive than its predecessor with little change.
  • Wrist rest is a little too high

Buy from Overclockers UK for £139.99 HERE.

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Overall the Razer Chroma v2 TE is a great option when it comes to tenkeyless keyboards and is one to consider. Unfortunately it has an elevated price compared to it’s predecessor and doesn’t offer much more when it comes to features. 

Rating: 8.5.

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