Razer BlackWidow Chroma Clicky Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Review

Razer keep giving it all with its gaming peripherals in full color, with the Chroma series. In past reviews, we analyzed its Kraken 7.1 headphones and one of its mouses, the deathadder, now is the turn of the keyboard.

Razer Blackwidow Chroma, along with a Deathhadder are the two emblems and standards of the brand of gaming peripherals. But in a crowded market with gaming products and mechanical keyboards and cherry keys,

Razer with its Blackwidow has bet on its own switches, as we’ll discuss later, something that seems to have liked among the most enthusiastic and has made the decision between models and brands a little harder.

To know it a little more in detail, we’ll have a quick look at its features.

  • Two pressure options for the keys of own manufacture, green in 50g and what we have for analysis or orange 45g, quietest.
  • Up to 10 keys of simultaneous pressing
  • Hub for USB and direct audio on the keyboard
  • 5 buttons for macros
  • All keys are 100% reprogrammable, through Synapse.

As we see at first glance, as it happened with the Chroma version of Deathadder, we didn’t find any difference between the features of this new version and the previous one, both as blackwidow and blackwidow ultimate.

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Razer has unveiled a studio microphone for players

The phenomenon of so-called "YouTubers" and the rise of game-streaming services like Twitch and the like have made many users care a lot more that their videos and retransmissions are in full detail. This includes high-quality cameras and microphones.

It seems that Razer wants to seize this opportunity and has launched a device that moves away from what we are used to seeing in their catalog.

Razer studio microphone

We speak of the Razer Seiren, a high-quality, configurable microphone that also includes a headphone amplifier. It connects via USB and permits varying between four modes: omnidirectional, bidirectional, stereo, and cardioid. It also has three custom 14mm capacitors. The USB interface allows you to work on any PC without any reconfiguration.

Its price is $229 and its launch, planned for this month, will be accompanied by a sponsorship program aimed at people who want to transmit their games using Twitch or other similar services.

Razer Blade 3, excellent gaming laptops

The firm, which specializes in peripheral, has announced the third generation of the Razer Blade gaming laptop, improving the model with a 14-inch screen and a new GPU.

Razer Blade 3

Advertised as "slimmest and powerful gaming laptop of the world", this 14-inch Razer Blade 3 now offers one of the best screens there are: a Sharp IGZO panel with a native resolution of 3200 x 1800, which raises the density to 262 ppi. Also, Razer has added multi-touch support with ten simultaneous touch points.

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We tested the new gaming devices from Razer at Dreamhack 2013.

The company has shown us at firsthand the new gaming tablets Razer Edge and the new portable Razer Blade.

Razer, one of the main sponsors of the Dreamhack Valencia 2013, has shown us two of their most interesting devices, we are talking about the gaming tablet Razer Edge and laptop Blade, both devices have features that make them something beyond common and very exclusive.

We started with the Razer Edge, a tablet made by and for players, with a hardware more appropriate of a laptop than a tablet, we are talking about an Intel Core i5 processor with 4GB and DDR3 memory for the standard version and a Core i7 with 8 GB and DDR3 for the Edge Pro. Both share the integrated graphics Intel HD 4000 with a Nvidia GeForce GT 640M with 2 GB of shared memory. The screen is 10.1 inches with IPS panel and 1366 x 768 pixel resolution in both models.

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