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Razer BlackWidow Ultimate review: Did Razer design a better switch?

Razer BlackWidow Ultimate

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  • Razer BlackWidow Ultimate Razer BlackWidow Ultimate 2014
    4/5
    $140.00
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    Razer made waves by designing its own keyswitches, and they're great for gameplay. But you'll want to switch (no pun intended) to something else when you need to type.

At a Glance

Razer made waves by designing its own keyswitches, and they're great for gameplay. But you'll want to switch (no pun intended) to something else when you need to type.

Price when rated: $140
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Pros

  • Razer’s switches blend the best aspects of Cherry Blues and Blacks—at least for gaming
  • Attractive, adjustable backlighting
  • Rugged braided cable

Cons

  • Razer's new keyswitches aren't very good for just typing
  • Indistinct, blurry icons for Caps Lock, Scroll Lock, etc.
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