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Alright, so I bought the deathadder bundled with the razer scarab (Which I've heard great things about) and I'm wondering if it's any good. I have heard that it will die within a year. Specifically, with the mouse wheel. Also, heard that it doesn't work well with Windows 7 64 bit which I do have. I would like for any help addressing these issues, thanks.
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My deathadder has been running flawlessly for 3 years on windows 64 bit ( win 7 since release )...
post #3 of 25
Die within a year? I'm not sure I've only had mines for 6 months but so far so good. And I like it a lot

With the mouse wheel and windows 7 64bit, works perfectly fine no problem.
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My deathadder has been running flawlessly for 3 years on windows 64 bit ( win 7 since release )...
Ah alright. Can I link you my specific deathadder and see if it's the same. I know that there are a couple of versions out there 1800dpi and 3500dpi and various others. Just trying to be sure that it will work.

Anyway, here's the link http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboD...t=Combo.657167
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post #5 of 25
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My deathadder has been running flawlessly for 3 years on windows 64 bit ( win 7 since release )...
Same here
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post #6 of 25
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Alright. So, that's 3 people that say that it has run well. It does bring me a little bit more confidence now. How does it game? I strictly am playing Combat arms now. Also, what do I do once I get it? Like what should the settings be? Or is that personal choice?
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post #7 of 25
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Alright. So, that's 3 people that say that it has run well. It does bring me a little bit more confidence now. How does it game? I strictly am playing Combat arms now. Also, what do I do once I get it? Like what should the settings be? Or is that personal choice?
I remember when I used to play that. Was good at it too.
No means to thread jack, but anyone like the Naos 3200 over the Deathadder?
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post #8 of 25
Don't worry so much you'll be fine and if this add while i was asleep my baby brother played with it and dropped it a bunch of times and still works like new with some scratches tho

I've played SC2 and CS:S With it seems perfectly fine

and nice combo, i bought mines with a smiler combo with the deathadder and vespula
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post #9 of 25
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Don't worry so much you'll be fine and if this add while i was asleep my baby brother played with it and dropped it a bunch of times and still works like new with some scratches tho

I've played SC2 and CS:S With it seems perfectly fine

and nice combo, i bought mines with a smiler combo with the deathadder and vespula
Ah alright. Just making sure everything is covered is all.
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post #10 of 25
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Originally Posted by Aluc13 View Post
Ah alright. Can I link you my specific deathadder and see if it's the same. I know that there are a couple of versions out there 1800dpi and 3500dpi and various others. Just trying to be sure that it will work.

Anyway, here's the link http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboD...t=Combo.657167
I had that exact DeathAdder for two weeks.

My brother dropped it by accident while moving a couple parts from my room to his.

Landed on tile and got a ding. He's had it ever since and it works perfectly, it's just dinged on the back of the mouse... it was a good excuse to give him a free mouse at the time lol [Plus, I get all OCD when any peripheral of mine is ever so slightly damaged / scratched / scuffed].

~2 years now and still chugging along with zero issues [just played with it last week]
    
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