Razer

At IFA this week, Razer announced a new addition to its growing stable of mice and peripherals with the Razer Basilisk. Razer is pitching the Basilisk mouse as purpose-built for first-person shooters, while lauding the customizability of the Basilisk, saying, "This is a mouse designed for tweaking that last ounce of performance out of each gamer's specific FPS playstyle". That will all come out in testing and user preference, but we are able to sift through the boasting and give some information. The Basilisk uses the same 16,000 DPI optical sensor found in the Lancehead Tournament Edition as well as the Death Adder Elite mice. It includes eight customizable buttons using Razer's mechanical mouse switches, which have a 50M click lifespan, and a scroll...

Razer Reveals New Blade Pro: GTX 1060 Graphics, Full HD, Lower Price Point

Those familiar with the desktop replacement market (DTR) likely know Razer and what it brings to the table with its Razer Blade Pro laptop. For those that are not...

17 by Joe Shields on 8/31/2017

MAINGEAR Launches R2 Razer Edition: Mini-ITX System with AMD Ryzen or Intel Core i7

MAINGEAR this week introduced the first small form-factor Razer Edition desktop aimed at loyal clients of Razer. The new MAINGEAR R2 Razer Edition uses AMD’s and Intel’s latest platforms...

16 by Anton Shilov on 7/21/2017

Razer Files for IPO in Hong Kong to Raise $600 Million

This week Razer has made a preliminary filing for IPO on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. The company plans to raise $600 million for future growth, particularly in Asia...

24 by Anton Shilov on 7/8/2017

Razer Updates The Razer Blade Stealth: More Screen, Less Bezel, New Color Option

Ever since Razer entered the Ultrabook market, they have offered a solid laptop in the ultra-portable category. The initial version launched back in 2016, and although it had some...

36 by Brett Howse on 6/14/2017

Razer Launches The Thresher Ultimate: An Xbox, PS4, And PC 7.1 Headset

This morning at E3, Razer is announcing a new product in their lineup, targeting the console market, with the Thresher Ultimate wireless headset. This is a 7.1 Dolby surround...

16 by Brett Howse on 6/13/2017

Razer Announces The Lancehead Gaming Mice

Today Razer is launching a pair of gaming mice into their lineup. The Razer Lancehead Wireless Gaming Mouse, and the Razer Lancehead Tournament Edition are the two new models...

17 by Brett Howse on 4/27/2017

Razer Updates The Razer Blade Pro With THX Certification

Late last year, Razer acquired the majority of THX, and while it may have seemed like something outside their normal realm, today Razer is announcing an updated Razer Blade...

18 by Brett Howse on 3/28/2017

The 2016 Razer Blade Pro Review

When I first heard about Razer, they were a company that strictly made gaming peripherals. I mostly associate them with their DeathAdder mouse, with the version from 2010 still...

57 by Brandon Chester on 3/6/2017

Razer Blade Gets Core i7-7700HQ, Adds 4K Touchscreen, 1 TB SSD Options

Razer this week introduced an upgraded version of its latest Blade laptop that is now powered by Intel’s quad-core Kaby Lake processor along with DDR4-2400 memory and has 4K...

47 by Anton Shilov on 2/14/2017

Razer Updates The BlackWidow Chroma Keyboard: New Ergonomics And Switch Choices

The Razer BlackWidow keyboard has been around since 2010, and it is one of Razer’s most popular gaming keyboards. Today Razer is announcing an updated version of this keyboard...

14 by Brett Howse on 1/24/2017

The AnandTech Podcast, Episode 40: CES 2017

The annual CES show is always a mélange of announcements and sneak peeks for what is to come through the year. At the show we had most of our...

13 by Ian Cutress on 1/17/2017

Razer Announces Project Ariana: Chroma Lighting Comes To The Room, And To Third Parties

Razer’s Chroma branding has signified a rich, multi-colored lighting ability for many of Razer’s products, whether they be mice, headphones, laptops, keyboards, and more. Chroma offers the user to...

16 by Brett Howse on 1/5/2017

Razer Reveals Their Triple Monitor Gaming Laptop Concept: Project Valerie

What do you do after you’ve launched one of the thinnest and lightest gaming laptops featuring the new NVIDIA GTX 1080 GPU? Razer found itself in this situation after...

32 by Brett Howse on 1/5/2017

Razer Re-Launches The Razer Blade Pro: GTX 1080 And 4K G-SYNC

It’s been a while since Razer has refreshed the Razer Blade Pro, which is their 17.3-inch desktop replacement laptop. The outgoing model still has a Haswell processor with GTX...

34 by Brett Howse on 10/20/2016

Razer Acquires Majority Of THX Ltd Assets

Today, Razer acquired the majority of the assets of THX, including the management and employees of THX. THX will continue to operate as an independent subsidiary of Razer, under...

22 by Brett Howse on 10/18/2016

Razer Updates The DeathAdder Elite Gaming Mouse

Although Razer has become one of the well known gaming computer companies, they got their start with gaming mice, and today Razer is launching their next iteration of the...

25 by Brett Howse on 9/27/2016

Razer Updates The Razer Blade And Razer Blade Stealth At PAX

Today Razer is announcing some refreshes to it’s system lineup as well, with both the Razer Blade and Razer Blade Stealth getting significant updates. The Razer Blade makes the...

41 by Brett Howse on 9/2/2016

Razer Announces Availability Of The Stargazer Webcam And ManOWar 7.1 Headphones At IFA

Just a couple of quick announcements from Razer at IFA. First off is the Razer Stargazer webcam finally has a launch date, after initially missing it’s Q2 2016 window...

12 by Brett Howse on 9/2/2016

Razer Announces Mechanical Switch Keyboard For The Apple iPad Pro

When Apple announced the iPad Pro, they also announced a new accessory which was meant to be paired with the large form factor tablet in the Smart Keyboard. To...

16 by Brett Howse on 7/14/2016

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