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alaTest has collected and analyzed 75 reviews of ROCCAT Valo. The average rating for this product is 2.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People are impressed by the size and durability. The usability and design also get good comments, whereas there are some critical opinions about the price and reliability.

design, usability, durability, size

reliability, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the ROCCAT Valo is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for ROCCAT Valo


alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 user reviews of ROCCAT Valo from The average user rating for this product is 2.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category on People really like the size. The usability also gets good feedback. Many are critical about the price and reliability.

design, usability, size

reliability, price

38% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

Oct, 2020


Expert review by : André Gordirro (

Roccat Valo Keyboard Review


The German company releases an illuminated keyboard featuring an LCD display and 41 macro keys. Let's test it.

Illuminated keyboard ; Impressive customization ; Friendly and elegant software ; LCD display ; Color keys help memorize macro options

USB 1.1 port instead of 2.0 ; Terrible typing experience ; Pricey considering the user must have a separate keyboard for work

Oct, 2011


Expert review by : Ron Perillo (

Roccat Valo Max Customization Gaming Keyboard Review


In the early 60s, a prime-time animated sitcom centered on a futuristic American family, portrayed a utopian world where all the manual labor is performed by automatons and all that is required of humans is to press a single button that initiates the...

Massive 2MB memory for storage ; 41 extra Macro keys ; 5 Profiles with 4 switchable layers each ; Built-in display status screen with in-game OSD support ; Adjustable intensity LED lighting for keys, Roccat logo and status display screen ; Caps lock...

High price ; High-pitched noise coming from keyboard backlight LEDs ; Live macro recording is not worth using ; Occasional missed keystroke inputs

On first glance, the Roccat Valo, with its 41 extra macro keys, 3 macro function keys, 4 macro layer switching keys and extra pill-sized light and volume control keys on top, looks very daunting. It is very feature rich and the high quality rubber...

Sep, 2011

Expert review by : Amber Lupala (

Roccat Valo Keyboard


First look at the Valo Roccat a well known gaming accessory manufacturer sent us their latest keyboard named Valo. This keyboard really aims mainly at the game with 41 macro keys, profiles, and macro recordings that all come in handy for a gamer, lets...

Nice looking ; Sturdy ; High quality ; Low noise keys ; Macro keyes

Buggy firmware / drivers

I have been using the keyboard for a few days and the extra buttons make it harder to type on at first, the keyboard definitley has a learning curve to it. I have also managed to get a few bugs/errors on the display and even killed it completely, this...

Oct, 2009

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Love it


Had to order it from UK.... until this year when they finally got US based stores!!!

Used alot of keyboards for gaming and general pc use... This one has always amazed me. A macro for everything and more..... Drivers were good plug and play. side usb always comes in handy.... Being able to plug in headphone is always a perk.. Over all...

newer drivers

Sep, 2011

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Lots of Macro keys


I did not have any of the dropped keys, that other were reporting on earlier models. While you can not change the profile while in a game, you can change levels, while allows each key to have 4 settings. leaving 164 different macros available while in...

41 macro keys, 5 profiles and 4 "levels" per profile. Has on the fly recording of macro, and recoding state shows on the display. So macros can be set and changed while playing ; Keyboard has a smooth feel and while not mechanical, still has good...

Light up keys are barely visible, even on highest setting. (so poor I an knocking 2 eggs off) ; The replacement keys were sit slightly lower than the standard black Macro keys, but the the tool work sell in swapping them. No egg deduction for that,...

Sep, 2011

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Roccat Valo


Good overall design and functionality

Misses keystrokes and crashes resulting in a requirement to unplug and plug back in to resume working.

Oct, 2012

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Roccat Valo



not compatible with Windows 7. No drivers on their website. I brought it back to your store and got my money back.

Jan, 2011

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