Multi-Award Winning Razer™ Mechanical Switches

Designed specifically for gaming, the Razer™ Mechanical Switch actuates at an optimal distance, giving you speed and responsiveness like never before. The Razer™ Mechanical Switch has been lauded as the new standard for all mechanical gaming keyboards since its introduction.

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Engineered for Durability

No matter how intense your gaming marathons get, each Razer™ Mechanical Switch is engineered to withstand up to 60 million keystrokes, so you’ll enjoy the Razer advantage for longer.

key stroke life span

Razer™ Mechanical Switch
60 million
Standard Mechanical Switch
50 million

Compact layout

Together with detachable USB cable, Razer BlackWidow Tournament Edition gives you all the essential keys in a sleek, compact form, perfectly suited for your gaming needs on-the-go.

COMPARISON CHART

 

razer blackwidow
chroma

Mechanical Switch Type
Clicky / Silent
Actuation Force
50g / 45g
Keyboard Backlighting
Fully Programmable Keys
10 Key Rollover
Gaming Mode Option
Braided Fibre Cable
5 Additional Macro Keys
Audio-in and Microphone-out
USB Passthrough
 
 

razer blackwidow
tournament edition
chroma

Mechanical Switch Type
Clicky / Silent
Actuation Force
50g / 45g
Keyboard Backlighting
Fully Programmable Keys
10 Key Rollover
Gaming Mode Option
Braided Fibre Cable
5 Additional Macro Keys
 
Audio-in and Microphone-out
 
USB Passthrough
 
 
 

razer blackwidow ultimate 2016

Mechanical Switch Type
Clicky / Silent
Actuation Force
50g / 45g
Keyboard Backlighting
Fully Programmable Keys
10 Key Rollover
Gaming Mode Option
Braided Fibre Cable
5 Additional Macro Keys
Audio-in and Microphone-out
USB Passthrough
 
 

razer blackwidow
tournament edition

Mechanical Switch Type
Clicky / Silent
Actuation Force
50g / 45g
Keyboard Backlighting
 
Fully Programmable Keys
10 Key Rollover
Gaming Mode Option
Braided Fibre Cable
5 Additional Macro Keys
 
Audio-in and Microphone-out
 
USB Passthrough
 
 

Technical Specs

  • Razer™ Mechanical Switches with 45g actuation force
  • 60 million keystroke life span
  • Compact layout
  • 10 key roll-over anti-ghosting
  • Fully programmable keys with on-the-fly macro recording
  • Detachable braided fiber USB cable with cable strap
  • Carrying sleeve for protection
  • 1000Hz Ultrapolling
  • Razer Synapse enabled
  • Approximate size: 366mm/14.40” (Width) x 154mm/6.06” (Height) x 30mm/1.18” (Depth)
  • Approximate weight: 950g/2.09lbs
  • PC with USB port
  • Windows® 8/ Windows® 7 / Mac OS X (v10.8 - 10.11)
  • Internet connection (for driver installation)
  • At least 200MB of hard disk space

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

  • PC or Mac with a free USB port
  • Windows® 10 / Windows® 8 / Windows® 7 / Mac OS X (v10.8-10.10)
  • Internet connection
  • 100 MB 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.