Razer Cynosa V2

Based on 73 reviews

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  • Great for new and upcoming gamers
  • Perfect keyboard for all standard functions
  • A great product to use with the Razer Basilisk V2 mouse
  • Razer Synapse 3 companion software is a great way to customize the keyboard
  • Rubber dome switches feel light and may be too mushy for some people


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Good keyboard but they log every keystroke
I give this keyboard 1 star because of the extremely intrusive software/spyware that you have to use to control the lighting. The software to control the keyboard is web based and you have to log in use it otherwise you have no control of the lighting. While you're logged in they capture EVERY KEY S...
2 years ago
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The 3 Best RGB Keyboards - Spring 2022
While most of this list covers the best RGB mechanical keyboards that we've tested, our budget option is more straightforward. For the RGB-lover that doesn't want to break the bank, we recommend the Razer Cynosa V2.
4 months ago
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Only noticeable when wiggling fingers and keeping the mouse steady, not so much during gameplay. \*M1 and M2 does not have pre and post-travel. Actuation force doesn't change while clicking on the majority of the button, of course harder near the center edge. \*The stock CM feet on past mice have been great after some use and so was this one.
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Best Gaming Keyboards - GearLab
The Razer Cynosa V2 is a decent quality gaming keyboard with the user-friendly, feature-packed Synapse software backing it up. It has fully customizable backlighting as well as 11 preset light arraignments, and it also boasts dedicated media keys for keeping sound effects and music dialed just right...
1 year ago
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Razer Ornata V2 Review
That doesn't mean you should automatically dismiss the V2, but it's just one of several great options in this price range. The "V2" name feels like a bit of a stretch, but the new Razer Ornata adds a little extra flair to the company's classic hybrid keyboard. Sign up for Lab Report to get the latest reviews and top product advice delivered right to your inbox
Mike Epstein
4 months ago
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* Razer Cynosa V2 - too big and flashy. * Razer BlackWidow Chroma V2 - too big, mechanical. * Corsair K68 - too big, mech. * Logitech G213 - too big and seen bad reviews.
Wonderful keyboard! I have had it for over a ...
Wonderful keyboard! I have had it for over a month, and I use it for gaming and lots of writing. It works great for all standard functions. Pros -Fantastic price -Gorgeous lighting (backlit with strong colors and completely adjustable with total customization) -Soft clicks, very quiet for a keyboard...
Caroline Kornelsen
5 years ago
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It's not much but it's mine now...
I have the Cynosa V2... Great Keyboard
Razer Cynosa V2
The Razer Cynosa V2 is a great wired gaming keyboard with full RGB backlighting and programmable macros. It has rubber dome switches that feel light to type on, but may feel too mushy for some people and can be compared to the generic keyboards that accompany most PC purchases. It has programmable m...
Kelsey Linhares
4 months ago
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requires Synapse 3.0
Synapse 2.0 (legacy) software, that controls the folowing peripherals Razer Abyssus Razer DeathAdder Chroma Razer Diamondback Razer Mamba Razer Mamba Tournament Edition Razer Naga Razer Naga Epic Chroma Razer Naga Hex Razer Orochi Razer Ouroboros Razer Taipan Razer Anansi Razer BlackWidow Chroma Raz...
4 years ago
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