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I love my lefty deathadder. Great mouse.

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Quote:
Originally Posted by ch_123 View Post
I guess there are other costs associated with living in China.

tomorrow is EXACTLY 22years ago that was taken
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I'm avoiding Razer products in the future. Not because of this post, but every Razer product I've owned has felt cheap and eventually broken while being taken extremely well of. This keyboard of mine (Lycosa) has some stupid problems as well. Randomly the media "keys" (it's a touch-sensitive part of the keyboard) will spaz out and just keep skipping to the next track, volume down will get stuck, and random keys will start spamming.
Edited by tehmaggot - 6/3/11 at 1:13pm
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Quote:
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Europeans and Canadians have to pay more for our products. You don't hear them whining do you?
Are you kidding? Those damn UK'ers do nothing but whine about it .
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Are you kidding? Those damn UK'ers do nothing but whine about it .
probably cause im always waving the prices in their face.

A forum I'm on, the euros were gunna have me buy the hardware for their systems here then ship it over seas for them and it'd still be cheaper lol.

I also do game gifting on there. They paypal me money and I buy the game as a gift on steam so they can get the prices we do here.
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post #46 of 447
I got a lot more "oohs" and "ahhs" with my lycosa than I did with my Filco.
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Razer support is terrible. My Deathadder broke within half a year and they refuse to honor my warranty because they cant find my S/n in their system even though I had the invoice from Newegg!

This is not to mention that it took about a week of back and forth emails for them to come to this conclusion.
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First I have to say that I am no fan of Razer. Kids nowadays who never owned a quality mouse go to computer stores and buy the funkiest looking mouse in the coolest packaging, come home and rave about it on the net like they are the best mice ever made. IME they are not absolutely horrible, just overhyped and overpriced.

That said:

- Razer stuffs are made in China, if they cost the same halfway around the globe after transportation and distribution cost, would you think that they are ripping people in China?
- If you need someone to blame, blame those port workers, distributors, cashiers, sales guys and etc. Because they need to eat and want to get paid, and someone has to pay them.
- The link in the Razer's Chinese site isn't that cheap.
- The price in Taobao is cheap, but they are probably fake. You can find $10 Sennheiser PX100 headphones in eBay too (at least in the past) from Hongkong and China. Those can cost up to $50 when in stores they were just launched. From what I heard they look as good as the real thing completes with packaging. Let's admit it, it doesn't take all that much to fake Razer products with such modest specs.
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im liking my deathadder and arctosa at the moment but hated my lycossa (but i did take the wasd keys off the lycossa n put em on my arctosa feels beter while gaming
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What's supposed to be so bad about Razer that can't be said, to some extent, about any other manufacturer? None of them are perfect. Yes, I'm talking about you Apple freaks too!
Razer makes the best mouse pad I've ever used, the Vespula. No doubt there are thousands of people that despise them but opinions are like a**holes. Everybody has one. Some are just larger than others. Like Steve Jobs!
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