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Razer Black Widow Ultimate 2016 Edition Review

Rating: 9.0.

The Razer Black Widow has become very popular over the years, often being touted as one of the finest gaming keyboards around. Today, we are looking at the brand new 2016 edition, using Razer’s own high specification mechanical switches – could this be the best option for gamers in 2016? Let’s find out. 

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For the last couple of years, Razer has been manufacturing its own specification mechanical switches in partnership with Kailh. Thanks to Razer’s own design tweaks, these switches are rated for swifter actuation and a longer life span.

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The model we are looking at today uses the Razer Green ‘clicky’ switches but there is a Razer Orange option available featuring silent switches.

Features and Specifications:

  • Razer Green switches.
  • 50g actuation force.
  • Individually lit keys.
  • 60 million keystroke lifespan.
  • USB passthrough.
  • Audio passthrough.
  • Macro support.

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