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What keyboard to get? Blackwidow Elite or Blackwidow V2 TE?

Discussion in 'Keyboards' started by ammoclassicBlush112, Nov 22, 2018.

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  1. ammoclassicBlush112

    ammoclassicBlush112 New Member

    Hello All,

    This is my first post here so excuse me for any errors in my formatting/tags whatever. First off happy Thanksgiving to everyone who celebrates. Okay now I'm in a predicament on what keyboard I should get and frustrated by it. End all I want the blackwidow elite with yellow switches but $170 is just a bit higher than what I'm willing to spend on a keyboard. I got an Amazon giftcard however but now they sold out of the yellow switches and only have the greens for $155 but I don't think I want the greens (never used them). I'm a little interested in the blackwidow v2 TE due to the small size for extra mouse space but I'm put off because I think it has last years switches before they fixed the key wobble.

    Should I buy the blackwidow elite with greens ($155) or the blackwidow v2 te with yellows ($140)? I only want to buy from amazon because of the fast shipping. Razer store shipping says 7-14 days which is too long a wait for me and the blackwidow elite is more expensive in the store although they do have the yellows. A bonus option is I could buy the huntsman ($150) but it doesn't support the magnetic wrist rest which make it pretty useless to me.

    Additional info: I like to game at competitive levels and am currently using the Razer ornata which does just doesn't offer the performance I need. This is also why I want the yellows as they are Razer's fastest switches and would give the best performance.
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  2. ZxJeremy

    ZxJeremy Active Member

    dude.. dont get BW elite, just get normal BW V2 due to macro key is just next to you. really make yr life so EZ PZ..
    the new BW Elite is new and cool we get it but sometimes we just want our life to be simple.
  3. ammoclassicBlush112

    ammoclassicBlush112 New Member

    So I actually bought the huntsman elite because my friend sent me $25 and I had a $25 gift card so I bought it for $150. I'm going to see how it is. The only thing now is I don't know if the purple switches are faster or not than the yellows does anyone know? I might end up returning it if I don't like the purple or if people say the yellows are just better
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  4. BlackFireDragon

    BlackFireDragon Well-Known Member

    Actuaction force: 45g
    Actuation distance: 1.2mm
    Switch are silent
    Actuaction force 45g
    Actuaction distance: 1,5mm
    Clicky switch
  5. kajira

    kajira Mother of Gaming

    I don't know where you stand now that you've had it for a little bit, but in my opinion the purple switches are my all time favorite so far, even with the click. Usually I'm a stealth switch user 100% and beyond, because I can't stand the sound, however, with the Huntsman I loved the feel so much that I'll tolerate the mild noise just because it felt so darn nice to use. So, I'd love to hear your opinion thus far. :)
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