Earlier this year I had the chance to take a look at the Razer Blackwidow Ultimate 2014 with its new key switches. Razer hasn’t exactly been sitting on their hands between then and now though. A few weeks ago I had the new Razer Blackwidow Ultimate Chroma come in. This is part of a whole series of products with full RGB lighting. In the past I have knocked Razer for going with green a color that only a few people are building their PCs in. With the Chroma line this shouldn’t be an issue. Will this be enough to win people over? Let’s find out.

Product Name: Razer Blackwidow Ultimate Chroma

Review Sample Provided by: Razer

Written by: Wes

Pictures by: Wes

 

Specifications

Keyswitch

Razer “green”

Macro Keys

5

N-Key Rollover

10 Key

Backlighting

Yes, RGB 16.8 million colors

Approximate size

475mm/18.72” (Width) x 171mm/6.74” (Height) x 20mm/0.79” (Depth)

Approximate weight

1500g/3.31lbs

System Requirements

PC with USB port

Windows® 8/ Windows® 7 / Windows Vista® / Windows® XP (32-bit) / Mac OS X (v10.6 to 10.9)

Internet connection (for driver installation)

At least 200MB of hard disk space

Razer Synapse 2.0 registration (requiring a valid e-mail), software download, license acceptance, and internet connection needed to activate full features of product and for software updates. After activation, full features are available in optional offline mode.

 

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garfi3ld replied the topic: #35869 14 Nov 2014 16:55
Happy Friday everyone, today I take another look at the Razer Blackwidow Ultimate. This time it is the Chroma edition with its RGB backlighting.
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trgtprctc replied the topic: #35872 14 Nov 2014 21:59
Thanks Wes. The Stealth version of this keyboard is on my radar. Thinking of finally making the jump to a mechanical plank and dig the RGB lighting.

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