Faker’s Keyboard! The Razer BlackWidow Ultimate Stealth 2016 Edition Mechanical USB Gaming Keyboard Review

Faker’s Keyboard! The Razer BlackWidow Ultimate Stealth 2016 Edition Mechanical USB Gaming Keyboard Review

fakers keyboard Razer BlackWidow Ultimate Stealth 2016 Edition

Overview

Even though gaming is traditionally viewed as a kids’ pass time activity, it has revolved greatly to the point of attracting even grown ups. Developers have also aided in gaming revolution by developing highly intuitive and instinctive games that have captured the interest of a huge population worldwide. Due to the complexity and versatility of these games, gaming enthusiasts may require several input devices for maximum thrill and experience. Among the common input devices is gaming keyboards which are mainly used in PC gaming. These keyboards owe much of their designs to the traditional PC keyboards only that they have a few tweaks to offer versatility and most importantly, comfort when gaming. By the way, RAZER as the sponsor of SKT T1 team 2016, FAKER often use this keyboard.

Razer BlackWidow Ultimate Stealth 2016 Edition

In the current market, there are quite a number of gaming keyboards that come with different features. Among them is the Razer BlackWidow Ultimate Stealth 2016 Edition that has been engineered to offer the perfect PC gaming experience. Here is a review of the Black Widow Ultimate Stealth 2016 Edition Gaming Keyboard review.

The Manufacturer
Established in 1998, Razer is a renowned computer hardware manufacturing company based in Irvine, California. It is a leading brand in the manufacture of a variety of gaming equipment. The company uses the latest technology in the manufacture of the best gaming equipment in line with the latest advancements in the gaming industry. Their products include gaming laptops and tablets, mice, keyboards, mats, game pads, audio devices and even VoIP software. The BlackWidow Ultimate Stealth Series is among their best performing products in the market courtesy of the cutting edge technology, versatility and comfort it offers.

Razer BlackWidow Ultimate Stealth Gaming Keyboard CLG Version

About the 2016 BlackWidow Ultimate Stealth Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

Designed specifically for gaming, the 2016 version of the BlackWidow Ultimate Stealth elevates gaming to a whole new level. It offers speed and responsiveness like no ordinary gaming keyboard. This keyboard has been crafted in a stylish and ergonomic design giving it a more enhanced suave look and most importantly, better handling.

Under the cover, this keyboard has the award winning Razer™ Mechanical Switches that guarantee speed and responsiveness. The switches have been engineered to offer comfort and durability (up to 80 million strokes). They have a protective housing to prevent dirt and any other material from getting to sensitive parts. It also has quality springs and gold-plated contact points to make sure all strokes are read and transmitted faster without fail.

For night gaming, this keyboard packs individually programmable backlit keys and 6 dynamic lighting effects. This adds more thrill and fun when gaming. Regardless of the games intensity, you can count of the BlackWidow Ultimate Stealth when it comes to reliability, performance and durability.

Unboxing Video:

Technical Specifications:

  • -45g actuation force
  • -Razer™ Mechanical Switches*1
  • -80,000,000 keystroke lifespan
  • -Individually programmable backlit keys
  • -6 dynamic lighting modes
  • -Razer Synapse enabled
  • -10 key roll-over anti-ghosting
  • -Fully programmable keys with on-the-fly macro recording
  • -Gaming mode option
  • -Audio-out / mic-in jacks
  • -USB pass-through
  • -1000Hz Ultrapolling
  • -Strong braided fiber cable
  • -Connectivity: Cable
  • -Layout: QWERTY
  • -Keyswitch Technology: Mechanical
  • -Localization: English (US)

System Requirements;

  • -Compatible with PC/Mac
  • -Windows┬« 7 and higher versions / Mac OS X (v10.8-10.11)
  • -Reliable internet
  • -Free 100MB HDD space
  • -Razer Synapse registration

Pros

  • (i) Enhanced speed and responsiveness
  • (ii) It is versatile – gaming and even typing
  • (iii) Extended keystroke life span
  • (iv) Durable switches
  • (v) Backlight enables night gaming
  • (vi) Improved handling

Cons

  • (i) Features are limited without the Synapse 2.0 software
  • (ii) Only one backlight color – neon green

Reviews

The 2016 Razer BlackWidow Ultimate Stealth has received quite a cordial reception among top reviewers and gaming enthusiasts. Most customers have commended it for its great handling, responsiveness and the lighting. However, there are those who would want the lighting to have more colors other than neon green, after all, green is not everyone’s favorite color. However, what we can learn from the overwhelming positive customer reviews is that indeed, it is a revolutionary gaming keyboard! For this reason, the 2016 Razer BlackWidow Ultimate Stealth is poised to do very well in terms of sales.