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Dang that white look with vinyl is pretty cool looking, a lot better to me. But I guess I should take a look at one if I hit up a best buy for a death adder trial soon. Definitely won't buy the death adder from best buy if I do since it's $60 there and only $45 on new egg
Yeah, it's awesome. http://www.overclock.net/mice/973313...-mod-pics.html was the original version of it. Since I got a copper-colored mouse pad, I might do mine in their silver color, though black might be the choice since the rest of my desktop (case, monitor, keyboard, wrist rests, cable anchors) are all black.
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post #32 of 41
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Yeah and that's another reason I want the death adder, is because I plan on buying a back lit keyboard with blue LED's and the razer megalodon head set which has blue LED lit Razer logo's on the side

I also like how Osama was finally killed and we are discussing gaming mice lol
Edited by rivaldog - 5/1/11 at 8:48pm
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post #33 of 41
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Hey guys, I recently got the Lachesis razer mouse and I really like the mouse and its LED system and extremely high DPI, but the mouse is built to be ambidextrous, and has grooves on both sides of the mouse for your thumb, but consequently my pinky ends up in/on one of those grooves and sometimes I get a tight grip on my mouse in intense moments and that groove is killing skin on my pinky,
I just got a Lachesis last week. I guess it depends on the way you grip the mouse, but I've never used those grooves. Usually I position my thumb between the side buttons and my pinky rests just under/in front of the buttons on the other side of the mouse. Might be worth a try if you do like the mouse...
post #34 of 41
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Yeah and that's another reason I want the death adder, is because I plan on buying a back lit keyboard with blue LED's and the razer megalodon head set which has blue LED lit Razer logo's on the side

I also like how Osama was finally killed and we are discussing gaming mice lol
Yup, this crappy finally dead.

@OP - I highly recommended the Valor, its also comes with the Talent[free] which known to be one of the best surfaces in market..
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Kovboi - If your pinky is resting under the buttons isn't it resting in one of those grooves then? And I do have some technical issues with it occasionally... Sometimes the driver becomes unresponsive and I can't open it up to change colors or sensitivity, and also occasionally the mouse just goes dead and won't do anything and I have to unplug and replug in the mouse to get it to work. What do you think of the mouse?

avinin1 - The valor seems like a good mouse and a free new pad with it would be nice, but I really don't like their DPI settings, only switchable between 500/1000/2000/3500... that's a bit irritating to me that I'd have to use 3rd party software or websites to adjust the sensitivity. Not only that I don't wanna wait until the 15th this month to get that mouse. Another reason I'm iffy of this mouse is that it's not released til the 15th from what I can tell, so that's making me curious as to why people can highly recommend that mouse
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post #36 of 41
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The valor seems like a good mouse and a free new pad with it would be nice, but I really don't like their DPI settings, only switchable between 500/1000/2000/3500... that's a bit irritating to me that I'd have to use 3rd party software or websites to adjust the sensitivity. Not only that I don't wanna wait until the 15th this month to get that mouse. Another reason I'm iffy of this mouse is that it's not released til the 15th from what I can tell, so that's making me curious as to why people can highly recommend that mouse
Naw you can just get used to the a new CPI.

If you play any games you can just use a simple math formula so you can set a new sensitivity. For example, 1000 CPI and a sensitivity of 10 is the same as 500 CPI and a sensitivity of 20 or 2000 CPI and a sensitivity of 5. There are calculators available online if you're too lazy to set up the ratios yourself.

If you don't play any games and just use the desktop and are used to something like 1400 or 1600 CPI. You can just set your mouse to 2000 CPI and set the windows pointer speed in the control panel to 5/11, which'll ignore every 4th input, giving you 1500 DPI.

Puretrak's been open about their mouse. Most of the stuff that I use to judge a mouse, they've already released about their mouse. My two main concerns are whether they messed up the firmware and whether or not they're lying about the mouses mass.
Edited by cuad - 5/2/11 at 3:45pm
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post #37 of 41
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Wait what? The CPI is confusing me, why isn't it DPI and now its CPI all of a sudden?
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DPI is an expression from the printing world and has nothing to do with mouse movement. DPI is meant to describe that for one inch of distance you move your mouse on any surface, the equivalent number of counts are sent to the PC - resulting in movement on your screen. CPI is the correct term for this as it actually is consistent with what you seek to describe with the abbreviation.
http://faq.steelseries.com/questions...s+Per+Inch%29?
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Then why does every one call it DPI? Even the companies who make the mice call it DPI. Anyways who cares, why can't I adjust it by 100 increment values like I can my razer mouse? That's lame
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post #40 of 41
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Kovboi - If your pinky is resting under the buttons isn't it resting in one of those grooves then? And I do have some technical issues with it occasionally... Sometimes the driver becomes unresponsive and I can't open it up to change colors or sensitivity, and also occasionally the mouse just goes dead and won't do anything and I have to unplug and replug in the mouse to get it to work. What do you think of the mouse?
Nah, my pinky rests just above the groove, almost on the ridge. I have to curl my pinky slightly inward to have it rest in the groove, so I might have smaller hands or hold the mouse further forward in the palm than you do.

Generally I've been pretty happy with mine. I have had the issue where it randomly disconnects until you replug it, but I'm fairly certain this is a driver issue. So I used the driver just to write my sensitivity stages and ultrapolling to the mouse's memory, then uninstalled the driver and haven't had a problem since (*knock on wood).

I have not had any problem with the setting colors or sensitivity so you might want to RMA or return/exchange that one.
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