[TotW] Chroma Over Function

Discussion in 'Razer Chroma' started by Dekades, Jul 6, 2020.

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  1. Dekades

    Dekades Community Cowboy Staff Member

    I find the lack of Chroma gifs...disturbing.

    Does Chroma make or break your reason to buy a Razer product? This question goes either way. For example, if there's no Chroma option, do you not buy it? Or maybe you do buy it because it has no Chroma (and how dare you).

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  2. mozila80

    mozila80 Well-Known Member

    i prefer the design of the gear rather than RGB/non-RGB.
    Last edited: Jul 6, 2020
  3. magictim

    magictim Well-Known Member

    The Chroma provided by Razer's product is certainly one of the reasons that I am so obsessed with Razer's product. I had some very disappointing experience that the product that I bought is no lighting effect (Razer True wireless headphone) that I immediately ask for refund :rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes:

    None of the other companies could imitate what Razer's provided. That is one of the core competitive advantages of market competition.

    In the near future, I wish to have much better Chroma customization such as customize Music wave effect like the default Chroma visualization setting.
  4. TimRs

    TimRs Well-Known Member

    Some as most of the people, I would like to but a Razer product only if it could provide a crazy light effect
    Razer visualization is one of the best settings among all!

    I am not a great creator, but that setting just makes things perfect!
  5. Timothy321

    Timothy321 Well-Known Member

    The first time I spend money on mouse mat is because of the glowing rim (RGB lighting) of the Firefly V2.

    Damn! it cost even more than my mouse and keyboard!!!!

    But the Razer's chroma is so irresistible :stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye_:
    Last edited: Jul 7, 2020
  6. Stanull

    Stanull Well-Known Member

    Chroma may not be my ultimate decider especially if it comes with an extra wiring. Nowadays we prefer cleanup with minimal wiring. However, if the wiring can be easily managed (concealed) I don't mind picking the Chroma version.
  7. bSteakkk

    bSteakkk Well-Known Member

    i buy for function of course! but if it has chroma then it is only a bonus!
  8. xCryptik

    xCryptik Well-Known Member VANGUARD

    I have no idea why I bought so much Razer stuff...I guess it's for Chroma ONLY! :cool_:
    I never used any of the functions except for testing and troubleshooting for others! :stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye_:
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  9. babideebabidoo

    babideebabidoo Well-Known Member

    The enchantment of Chroma is too good to pass on. Then there's Synapse, it makes Chroma more interesting with your own imagination. 100% needs to have Chroma before I buy.
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  10. RacianVD

    RacianVD Well-Known Member

    Anansi was my first razer keyboard because it surve me well on mmo-rpg games and because of the blue light since i like playing in the dark whether if its day or not. So chroma has become fuction as well since i have the feeling that i can focus more easily while writing and hitting keys... Or its just an inseption of mine. Still, it feels like lighting and rgb puke or even adjusted light to most common keys or macros equal to function and style.
  11. DeepCerisePERIDOTbiz287

    DeepCerisePERIDOTbiz287 Active Member

    Razer makes great products and though other brands such as HyperX and Logitech, and similar brands offer similar lighting like Razer they are just copying Razer, but they lack the maticulous and functioning almost to perfection that Razer provides with all their products. Chroma RGB is awesome, I am a new member, and I am excited and ready to purchase more Razer gear, I have the Blackwidow Lite Star Wars Trooper Edition Keyboard and it is truly amazing. I currently am the proud owner of 5 of Razer products and today when the Gamestop that I go to opens up I will go and pick up my Ornata V2 which I am so excited about, awesomeness.
  12. .Surf.

    .Surf. Well-Known Member

    I hope there's no one around here who thinks chroma can only be a downside of the Razer products. The product itself would not be as good looking and pleasant without it. It's in the Razer nature to have it.
  13. evilchargerfan

    evilchargerfan Well-Known Member

    CHROMA is how I got into the Razer Eco System

    Prior to that, all I had was 1 Razer product, a DeathAdder mouse

    The second I discovered that my new-to-me-at-the-time black widow chroma keyboard integrated with Overwatch (and other games) and in game effects would show on the keyboard itself.... I was floored. I had to try a chroma version of my mouse .... and like magic, they sync'd together! It wasnt long before I added a chroma'd mouse pad, and a chroma'd head set.

    TL;DR = chroma legit is the reason why I buy, what I buy
  14. Natachat90

    Natachat90 Well-Known Member VANGUARD

    Hello friends,

    I use the chroma function a lot on my Razer Ornata keyboard to create intuitive and ergonomic control groups.
    It's easier to use, I also use different colors for each module of my keyboard.

    I would so like video game developers to use interactivity with RGB keyboard more, to make certain keys blink during the game.

    I should also use more mod dedicated to RGB keyboard.
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  15. Jenjar

    Jenjar Well-Known Member

    I started with just green backlit products (The Deathstalker and Deathadder 2013) at first, however since I have fallen for the Chroma spell, haha. I have however purchased a set of Kraken TE's before the Chroma Kraken Ultimate's came out, and I also love the stealthy look of the Blackwidow Lite.
  16. While Chroma is cool and everything, I dont put it into the value of the product. I prefer functionality and reliability because I would hope to use that item for a long period of time. Chroma is not what I am thinking about when I buy a product. This is not to say that I dont like Chroma. Chroma is really cool and it has so many features.... it's just amazing. But it isn't my focus when buying a product.
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  17. peter76james

    peter76james Active Member

    Razer without chroma = I buy
    Razer with chroma = I buy, my 2 sons buy, my wife buy
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  18. Suecore

    Suecore Active Member

    Well, let's face it.. Chroma is the first thing you imagine when you hear about a new Razer peripheral THEN its the logo and then the positioning of the buttons. :D That's how much Razer is known for its chroma products.
    It's a thing you can't deny.

    But for some people, it's not the 'buy factor' and its more about the quality of the products.

    I have Razer Blackwidow Tournament Edition 2014, 6 years later, it's in a perfect condition and I wouldn't trade it for a chroma one just cuz of the quality of it. Although, when it craps out, I would probably get a chroma one. :D

    I got the Kraken Pro Quartz...no chroma there.
    Do I wish to have the Kitty Kraken cuz of the chroma? OOO, HELL YEAH!
    But why don't I have it? Cuz quality. My Kraken headset's warranty expired a long time ago, but they are as good as fresh new out of a box. Not a single pixel of usage visible.

    And since most people love the chroma, you might kill me for this comment I'm gonna make but ...
    I think I would prefer it if my Basilisk Quartz didn't have Chroma. ( YEP, I said it)
    Honestly, pink doesn't go well with all colours! If someone disagrees with it, they are probably color blind.

    For sure, all black-colored based mouse goes lovely with the Chroma , but the Mercury edition with a chroma is just so visually pleasing that I have considered buying but I decided not to because I was concerned with the maintenance of a white set.

    So overall, i swing both ways - Quality with a hint of colour.
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  19. MuzAhmed

    MuzAhmed New Member

    I'm a simple guy, I see Chroma and I instantly buy.

    Doesn't get simpler than that.
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  20. magictim

    magictim Well-Known Member

    I agree that in pink or white background-color the lighting effect is not stand out as black. I had Kitty Kraken Quartz which is the one you desire, and I found out that the Chroma would be much better if the headset is black.

    Luckily, the Synapse 3 could allow you to customize your setting. So, if you don't like it, turn it off :stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye_::cool_:
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