Great compact design.
Decent amount of features.
Comfortable to use.
Unaltered keyboard layout.
Illuminated arrow keys.
Keys need a while to get used to.
Does not replace a full sized gaming keyboard.
Space saving features.
Not fully backlit.
Not for heavy users of "extra keys".
No USB hub.
By Tbreak.com on November 12, 2011
With the Isku, Roccat has given us a a keyboard that can do all but author books. An imposing gaming monster where no feature was spared, all designed to provide the most complete gaming experience. Now with the Arvo, Roccat has taken a different...90
By MadShrimps on September 07, 2010
With the ARVO, ROCCAT has succeeded to develop a light and relatively small gaming keyboard; the thumbster keys are placed conveniently for us to access more functions when using the WASD keys. Also, to conserve space, the directional keys have been...-
By Ocaholic on June 22, 2010
The Arvo is a compact and yet still comfortable gaming keyboard where the only drawback is the circumstance when you're in gaming mode you're not able to use the delete key. Apart from this the keyboard is surprisingly comfortable and even the...-
By Overclock3D on May 04, 2010
Testing keyboards is always subjective. However there are various things we can get a feel for as we go so hopefully it'll all be clear by the time we're done.Firstly let's have a look at, well, the looks. The most obvious thing about the...78
By HEXUS.net on March 29, 2010
This Roccat Arvo keyboard is a brilliant keyboard, it’s easy to type on, has very well placed thumb buttons and they’ve found a very good way to save keyboard space. The build quality is also good, with the keyboard being very sturdy. The...85
By Rbmods.com on February 28, 2010
To start with I have to say that this is a very compact keyboard but still serves as a normal sized one, but I know there are people that want big keyboards to type on so this might not be for you. The keyboard itself is very smooth to type on and the...-
By HardwareHeaven on February 17, 2010
On the whole, the construction of the Arvo is quite robust. The metal plate integrated into the construction gives it a very solid feel and a reassuring weight.The Arvo is part of ROCCAT’s 'Smart Desktop Management System' that is designed...80
By Metku.net on January 07, 2010
There's only that much to say about a keyboard that doesn't even have any flashy LCD-screen or other gizmos, but overall the Arvo turned out to be a very good product. The things you'd expect from a premium keyboard are there, the...-
By TechRadar on January 01, 2010
As a regular reader you might well have noticed German peripheral manufacturer Roccat hasn't got off to the greatest of starts in these hallowed pages. The Valo keyboard was overpriced and refused to work pre-OS and the Kone mouse stuck its head in...90
By Vortez on December 22, 2009
We've seen an impressive collection of products added under ROCCAT's SDMS this year, the Arvo being the last to complete the collation. ROCCAT can certainly be proud of what they have achieved in the SDMS. The purpose of the SDMS is to utilize...-