Razer Taipan Gaming Mouse Review

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The Razer packaging is down to a fine art these days, with the cardboard box an exercise in simplicity and minimalism on the front, although the chromatic logo always stands out, and round the back we have the highlights of the various features.

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Inside, as well as the lurid green container for the mouse, we have the blurb, stickers, manual and so on. But the main event, as with any input device, is the Taipan itself. High quality braided cable leads to a rodent that looks rather different to other Razer mice that have come through our door. They so often have a molten quality to them that seeing an angular one is a pleasant surprise, and further proof that this really is a new product and not just a gentle tweak.

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As befits an ambidextrous mouse this looks identical from both sides. Usually this means that the outer buttons aren't placed in the best ergonomic position, but we'll discover that in our testing.

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Rather than the soft coating we've so often seen from Razer, this is a hard plastic top. It's certainly got plenty of grip, but provides a very different tactile experience. Underneath is that 8200dpi 4G dual-sensor. The heart of the Taipan. 

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Most Recent Comments

14-08-2012, 05:57:16

The design is quite similar to the soon to be released Razer Ouroboros. The Taipan looks like a good mouse but I think i'm going to go with the Ouroboros for the wireless and the customization. The Taipan is a good second choice though if reviews for the Ouroboros turn out to be bad.Quote

14-08-2012, 10:33:00


14-08-2012, 10:50:01

8200 dpi . I'm only now getting used to 1600 . It definitely looks different to the usual Razer style, but it's good to see it's catered for both left and right handed users . I would have liked to have seen an option to change the colour of the light, but oh well, still a very, very nice product from Razer.Quote

14-08-2012, 12:33:19

Even though i'm by no means a Razer fan this mouse does look hugely epic. Only problem for me would be the green lighting, would look way out of place next to my K90, but still it looks like an awesome mouseQuote

14-08-2012, 14:20:20

If they make a white version of this, I shall buy it.Quote

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