Razer Deathadder 1800dpi Gaming Mouse
Published: 11th May 2007 | Source: Razer | Price: |Conclusion
So the burning questions is, would I buy one? Well yes, I would! The Deathadder seriously impressed me with it’s performance. Maybe this is due to the fact that I am a low sensitivity gamer, but it seems finally that this mouse has been built for gamers exactly like me!
I always enjoyed the Diamondback, but found the shape and design slightly uncomfortable, probably due to it being an ambidextrous mouse. The Copperhead was the same, but the DPI higher which made it feel smoother. However both of these mice had their flaws in areas such as the side buttons. I found the side buttons on mice such as the Logitech MX510 to be easier to locate when in a heated battle and easier to “click”. The previous Razer mice lacked this and many times I found myself clicking more than one side button.
However, as with the Habu, the Deathadder has a very solid button feel and there is a real “click” when you press them. The Habu is an excellent mouse and for me, is better than the Copperhead and Diamondback, but it can’t beat the Deathadder today.
The Deathadder serves up all the right ingredients. It’s silky smooth to touch, has great button feel, looks fantastic, glides effortlessly and is really a joy to use.
The only real drawback I can see with this mouse is that “left-handers” will not be able to use it…it’s a right-handed mouse only! Have Razer shot themselves in the foot with this one? No I don’t think so. The Deathadder is so good that it will sell extremely well and might even spur on a left-handed model.
I would certainly buy this mouse if I wanted to improve my gaming and would have no qualms in replacing my Habu or Copperhead with it. It’s really that good!
• Super smooth to use.
• Fantastic design.
• Excellent feel to the body and buttons.
• Great ergonomic design.
• Only available in right handed models.
• Packaging not as unique as previous models.
• Lack of accessories (such as lanbag) provided with older Razer mice.
• Price is fairly high for a mouse.
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