Product Comparison: Razer Huntsman vs Razer BlackWidow Elite


General Specifications
Brand
Razer
Razer
Model
Huntsman
BlackWidow Elite
Origin
China
China
About the Product
The Razer Huntsman introduces the Razer Opto-Mechanical Switch, utilising optical technology for unmatched speed and a key stabiliser bar so every keypress is precise and accurate. It’s the first clicky switch that actuates and resets at the exact same point for rapid performance.
Designed specifically for gaming, Razer Mechanical Switches provide optimized actuation and reset points so commands are executed with blazing fast responsiveness. These switches feature new side walls for more stability and increased protection against dust and liquids.
Key Specs
Keyboard Type
Gaming
Gaming
Number of Keys
104
107
Interface
USB
USB
Size & Weight
Height
1.44 in.
1.67 in.
Width
17.5 in.
17.6 in.
Depth
5.5 in.
9.15 in.
Weight
30.34 oz.
59.04 oz.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
Razer Huntsman Light and Clicky Gaming Keyboard
  • The aluminium top case gives it a really nice solid and durable feel and the wrist rest is comfortable. The whole keyboard is pretty light.
  • The keyboard feels heavy and extremely high quality, the wrist rest is supreme, and it looks stunning in the dark.
  • Construction is very good. The keyboard itself is very heavy with thicker than normal feet so remains stable on your desk during the most frantic gaming sessions.
  • The keyboard is extremely comfy and keys are fairly small which is perfect for small hands.
  • This keyboard has no useless keys and have perfect size.
Razer BlackWidow Elite Mechanical Gaming Keyboard with Green Switches
  • The keyboard has a good weight to it and has a metal base which makes it feel really premium!
  • The keyboard almost feels like it is stuck to the desk when you push against it because of the weight and the rubber pads work really well!
  • Great keyboard and built very well! Feels heavy and very durable and would absolutely recommend!
  • The build quality is amazing. It feels really solid and heavy.
  • The product is very well build and very nice looking! It's weight makes the keyboard stick to the table.
Keys
Key Type
Opto-Mechanical
Mechanical
Backlighting
16.8 million customizable colors
16.8 million customizable colors
Rollover
10-Key
10-Key
Multimedia Keys
Yes
Yes
Integrated Numeric Keypad
Yes
Yes
What customers say about "Keys"
Razer Huntsman Light and Clicky Gaming Keyboard
  • It's feel like mechanical keyboards, with the exception of using lights to register the keystroke.
  • Love the tactile, clicky feedback, RGB - the best on the market.
  • I love the lighting on this keyboard, it's vibrant and colourful and there's a lot of effects that can be added.
  • The Opto-Mechanical switches really are a dream to use.
  • This opto-mechanical switches are just selling lies.
Razer BlackWidow Elite Mechanical Gaming Keyboard with Green Switches
  • The clicky feel is so luxurious and I couldn't find anything that felt similar.
  • This is my first mechanical gaming keyboard, I love the feel of the button presses and it is certainly clicky!
  • The lights are cool, there's some effects I wasn't aware of such as the fire effect where the lights simulate a fire.
  • Razer Mechanical switches is something new to me, and this is works amazing.
  • It is a bit weird that media keys are the only keys that do not have light pass through the patterns on them.
Features
Adjustable Tilt Function
Yes
Yes
Compatibility
Windows
Windows
Spill Resistant
No
Yes
Palm Rest
No
Yes
Extras
100 million keystroke lifespan, Hybrid onboard storage, Razer Synapse 3 enabled, Fully programmable keys with on-the-fly macro recording, Gaming mode option, Razer Optical Switch
Razer Mechanical Switches, 80 million keystroke lifespan, Razer Chroma customizable, Multi-function Digital Dial, Razer Synapse 3 enabled, Fully programmable keys with on-the-fly macro recording, Instant Trigger Technology, Gaming mode option
What customers say about "Features"
Razer Huntsman Light and Clicky Gaming Keyboard
  • The software that is used to programme and interact with the keyboard ‘synapse’ I thought was great.
  • Software easy to use and navigate, as well as reprogram the keys.
  • Synapse 3 is pretty stable and a nice interface for setting this all up.
  • The whole unit exudes quality and coupled with the software on the PC, I have been able to set the lighting to something I am happy with.
  • The media control buttons are definitely not worth the price you pay.
Razer BlackWidow Elite Mechanical Gaming Keyboard with Green Switches
  • The wrist support is brilliant and easy to remove (just pulls away, it's magnetic), if it's too big or you want to remove it for whatever reason.
  • This keyboard is amazing, I love all the colors combinations you can make, the software is fairly simple to use.
  • The wrist pad that comes with it is really comfy and has a really good grip to it as well.
  • The cable is nicely placed, it is a really thick sturdy feeling cable too with two USBs and an audio jack.
  • My razer synapse didn't immediately detect the keyboard.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
2 year(s)
2 year(s)
Certifications
CE
CE, FCC
Other Information
Manufacturer
MSRP
149.99 $
169.99 $


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