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  • Viper V765 Mechanical RGB Gaming Keyboard Review
  • Viper V765 Mechanical RGB Gaming Keyboard Review


    RGB LED Lighting and Conclusion

    Up to 16.8 million colors are available but you can choose from a selection of solid colors and the default multi-color option if you don’t prefer.  Light effects are: Static, Breathing, Wave, Reactive, Sidewinder, Ripple, Spectrum, Raindrop, Vortex, Spotlight, Radar and up to 5 custom profiles.

    You can even assign colors by the key if you are fan of lighting up your WASD or something.  The colors are vivid without being distracting and offer the best ground effects like lighting I have seen in a keyboard thanks to the silver backdrop! There is even accent lighting on the sides.


    I have to admit I was not sure what to expect from a keyboard marketed for those “ready to amp up their game” but the Viper V765 is truly everything I like in a RGB keyboard without any of the extra stuff I don’t usually use.  Personally I tend to favor the Cherry Brown switches but other than have a slightly louder click I found the Kailh White Box Switches responsive and east to get used to.

    After about 20 hours of holiday gaming I am a believer. I don’t know when the V765 will get bumped back to the shelf as Patriot has really hit the sweet spot with the Viper 765.

    It looks great, performs great and won’t break the bank.

    Good Things

    RGB done right
    Durable Kailh Box Switches
    Clean Aluminum construction
    Optional Software package

    Bad Things

    Software is pretty basic
    No detachable cables
    Tacky surface on wrist support loves to show dirt
    No switch choices available