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Razer Announces Blackwidow Stealth Edition Gaming Keyboards

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#2
Which set of switches does it use? Cherry MX Blacks or MX Browns? I read that whole post and then went to the link and nothing no mention of which keys it uses!

Im not a fan at all of the original Blackwidow, Cherry MX Blues are less than ideal for gaming and the construction was less than i expected im keen to see if this is the same with new keys.
 
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If they say tactile, they should be MX Browns.
 
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yes, looking at the actuation force, and tactility, this keyboard should be using MX Brown.
 
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Wow I might become an unassuming but deadly gamer:rolleyes: oh but 2 find a key board with green back lighting that's instock.....
 
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I still hate the glossy body on these. They are literally impossible to keep looking good. If they release a flat black version with Browns, that would be a near-ideal keyboard for the gamer/typist.
 
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might grab this if it is cherry brown, got Xarmor with browns and its amazing!
 
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I still hate the glossy body on these. They are literally impossible to keep looking good. If they release a flat black version with Browns, that would be a near-ideal keyboard for the gamer/typist.
They come in matte black not the glossy finish
 
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Seems over priced especially when you consider the fact it will break 6 months after you buy it.
 

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I wonder if they have fixed the broken spacebar problem.
 
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Guys as i remember in old news, it's cherry mx blue
 
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Guys as i remember in old news, it's cherry mx blue
this is not old news, they are different. the old blackwidow/blackwidow ultimate uses mx blue, i'm pretty sure these stealth editions use mx browns. because mx browns are much quieter than mx blues
 
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this is not old news, they are different. the old blackwidow/blackwidow ultimate uses mx blue, i'm pretty sure these stealth editions use mx browns. because mx browns are much quieter than mx blues
Yup. Browns require ever so slightly less force to push down, too (blues are 50g actuation force).
 
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Hmm, this may be the first truegaming keyboard I get...
 
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Razer BlackWidow Ultimate Stealth

I just pulled the trigger on this to replace my aging Saitek Eclipse. I did a lot of research and as this is going to be my 1st mechanical keyboard. I was trying to find a MX Red keyboard that was backlit and that led to an exhaustive, fruitless search

This keyboard has a good look to it. It appears to use MX Brown switches that require 45g actuation force, has a nice gaming mode to disable the windows key and 5 different levels of brightness for the LED
 
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They are still placing that macro key beside ctrl though. Crouching frustration.