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Patriot Viper V760 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Review

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Just like most full sized keyboards the 1230g heavy Viper V760 is also not small so it measures 466mm in length, 152mm in width and 40mm in height.



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The enclosure is not 100% made out of aircraft grade aluminum but even so build quality is excellent.



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1 through 6 also double as media keys (Play/Pause, Previous, Next, Mute, Volume Down/Up), F1 through F5 can also be used to switch between the available profiles and finally F6 through F12 can be used to rotate between available illumination effects (the -/+ keys are also the brightness level keys).



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You can enable/disable game mode (windows lock) from the print screen button (you can reset the keyboard from the pause break button).



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The speed of the effects can be adjusted by the page up and down keys.



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I was surprised to see that you can also change the direction of the effects with the arrow keys (always by also using the FN key).



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The USB pass-through port is placed on the right front of the keyboard.



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At the base of the keyboard we see 5 rubber feet and two rubber coated height adjusters.



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These raise the keyboard roughly 13mm from the desktop.



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Right now i don't recall ever testing a keyboard that came with a magnetic palm wrest but this makes things extremely easy.



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With the palm rest attached the keyboard measures 203mm in width.



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Here we see the Kailh brown mechanical switches.



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Patriot has equipped the Viper V760 with a 1.55mm braided cable and two gold plated USB plugs (color coded according to their job - data/power).