The Razer Huntsman V3 Pro arrives with an absolute goal in mind – not just to be another great gaming keyboard, but to redefine the very notion of what a keyboard can do. It features cutting-edge optical key switches, unparalleled customization, and an outstanding build quality that promises to satisfy the most demanding gamers and tech enthusiasts alike. But does it deliver on its lofty promises? Buckle up, because we’re diving deep into the world of the Huntsman V3 Pro.

Unboxing the Huntsman V3 Pro is an experience in itself. The sleek, minimalist packaging whispers luxury, and the keyboard itself is a thing of beauty. The brushed aluminum top plate exudes a cool solidity, while the double-shot PBT keycaps feel substantial and textured. The magnetic wrist rest snaps into place with a satisfying click, adding a plush cushion for marathon gaming sessions.

The Huntsman V3 Pro showcases Razer’s Chroma RGB lighting system in all its glory. Each key is individually assignable, allowing for intricate lighting effects and mesmerizing animations. The built-in underglow adds another layer of visual depth, casting a colorful halo around the keyboard. Customization options are endless, thanks to the comprehensive Razer Synapse 3 software. From static colors to reactive effects, you can tailor the lighting to your mood, game, or even the rhythm of your music.

But the true star of the Huntsman V3 Pro is Razer’s Second Generation Analog Optical switches. Unlike traditional mechanical switches with a single actuation point, these support a full range of actuation from 0.1 to 4.0 mm, offering unprecedented levels of control and precision. The Rapid Trigger mode takes customization to another level. With a dedicated toggle switch, you can adjust the actuation point on the fly, enabling lightning-fast bursts of fire in FPS games or rapid-fire commands in MOBAs. It’s a game-changer, literally, giving you an edge in competitive situations. During my time with the keyboard, I played everything from first-person shooters like Destiny 2 and CoD: Warzone to my current favorite game on the market: Baldur’s Gate 3 (so much BG3…). No matter what type of game I was playing, the Huntsman V3 Pro was more than up to the challenge. I preferred to create different profiles for every game so that I could truly dial in the performance of the keyboard to my liking.While the Huntsman V3 Pro shines brightest while gaming, its talents extend far beyond just helping me play Baldur’s Gate 3. The typing experience is a joy, with the switches offering a satisfyingly snappy response and minimal noise. The double-shot PBT keycaps are resistant to wear and tear, ensuring crisp legends for years to come. I also LOVE their typing feel. The texture and quality make the keys seem like something you’d find on some high-end industrial control panel at NASA. Furthermore, the dedicated media controls and multi-function keys make it a productivity powerhouse, ideal for content creators and professionals alike. Heck – I am even typing this review on the keyboard!

No product is perfect, and the Huntsman V3 Pro has its quirks. The premium price tag might intimidate some budget-conscious buyers, and while the wrist rest is comfortable, its detachable nature might put some off. Plus, I have found that my fingers tend to rest on the WASD keys while not in use (an old gamer habit), and I tend to put slight pressure on the keys, which triggers them. But these are all small gripes in an otherwise outstanding product.

The Razer Huntsman V3 Pro is a truly remarkable keyboard. It pushes the boundaries of performance and customization, offering gamers and tech enthusiasts a tool that is a joy to use and play with. The innovative Analog Optical switches, with the stunning build quality and dazzling Chroma RGB lighting, create an exhilarating and empowering experience. While the price might be a hurdle for some, the unique features and sheer quality make the Huntsman V3 Pro a worthy investment for anyone who demands the best from their peripherals. It is available now for $249.99 at Razer’s official website.

Overall Score: 5 out of 5

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Jerry Paxton

A long-time fan and reveler of all things Geek, I am also the Editor-in-Chief and Founder of