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November 6, 2006 – Los Angeles – Razer™, a leading manufacturer of high-end precision gaming peripherals, has announced the availability of the Tarantula™, a hi-tech gaming keyboard, at Circuit City stores everywhere. Currently available now in Circuit City for a price of $99.99, the Tarantula will also be sold at CompUSA and major online retailers (Amazon.com, TigerDirect.com, Buy.com, GoGamer.com and others) starting in mid-November.

“Razer is psyched to add the Tarantula to their growing list of quality gaming gear,” said Robert Krakoff, president, Razer USA. “I honestly believe the Tarantula to be the ‘smartest’ keyboard ever designed and Razer fans will not be disappointed with the Tarantula’s sleek look and fully customizable features, which will empower competitive gamers with seamless control and unparalleled flexibility.”

Designed and engineered from the ground up by the Razer team, the Tarantula is the first definitive gaming keyboard created for gamers, by gamers, that has several innovative features, including:

* 10 key Anti-Ghosting capability to allow for multiple key binds and prevent key jamming when multiple keys are simultaneously pressed

* Optimized Hyperesponse™ Gaming Keytop for reduced key latency and maximum response time

* Headphone-out and microphone-in jacks for convenient access and two USB Ports for convenient peripheral plug-ins
* 10 additional Macro keys with extra symbol keys included
* 95 programmable keys on the Razer Tarantula allow configuration of customized keystrokes and macro commands for optimal control and flexibility

· Keys can be programmed without drivers and up to five different gaming profiles which can be stored on the keyboard itself which makes moving from one tournament to another easy. The onboard memory capability powered by Razer Synapse™, which was first featured in the multi-award winning Razer Copperhead™ gaming mouse.

* Full Multi-media center keys to control media programs like Windows Media Player

· Ambient illumination light source runs underneath the keys, enabling the keys to be adequately lit for gaming in low or no light conditions

About Razer:
Razer is the world’s leading brand in high-end computer gaming peripherals. Headquartered in San Diego, California, Razer enjoys an extensive distribution worldwide in all major countries in the Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Middle-East. Razer designs, engineers and markets cutting-edge gaming peripherals that provide professional computer gamers with the competitive edge through a combination of technology, innovation and design. Razer’s research and development team collaborates with leading professional gamers to develop proprietary technology for next-generation gaming peripherals. Razer’s superiority in gaming peripherals stems from its ability to understand and conceptualize peripherals that gamers need and thereafter bring the product from drawing board to retail shelves.

Each Razer peripheral bears the invisible signature of hundreds of professional gamers, gaming enthusiasts and engineers and each Razer gaming product is built from single components; pieced and assembled with care and precision to optimize gameplay for all professional gamers worldwide. Engineered to near perfection, Razer’s reputation of being the leaders in gaming technology is embodied in every single Razer product.

For more information on Razer, log onto www.razerzone.com.

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