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Razer mouse vs R.A.T.

Poll Results: R.A.T or Razer?

 
  • 72% (13)
    Razer
  • 27% (5)
    R.A.T.
18 Total Votes  
post #1 of 8
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So I am looking to replace my Mamba. I have had it for years, after buying it used and loving it to death... Pretty much literally. Now I need to replace it. I am an aesthetics whore (meaning I am all about the way things look) and I have been an unofficial "Razer Fanboy" ever since I got the Charcarias. (I have a Mamba, Naga, Blackwidow Ultimate, Vespula, Chimera 5.1, Nostromo, Charcarias, Orca) and even blew up my Haf X in blue fans.

Now to the point. I saw the R.A.T., and I think it would be awesome. I love customizeablilty much more than I love the color blue, and it looks crazy comfortable. Should I get the R.A.T., break my style, and frag in style/shame? Basically...Is it worth it? Is the performance, comfort, and style worth it?
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post #2 of 8
Deathadder ftw.
post #3 of 8
wow same polls keep coming up everyday.

anyway, i love my rat 9. looks great, feels great, works great but is it worth $150? no. a lot of mice offer the same performance for less.
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post #4 of 8
Razer mice > Rat

I Luv my Mamba. smile.gif Would never go back to anything else.
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post #5 of 8
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Originally Posted by phain;14324662 
Deathadder ftw.

qfe
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post #6 of 8
I have a Deathadder somewhere in my house but I can say that the RAT7 has been better than any Razer mouse I have ever used. The RAT 7 has a perfect grip and that is everything for me.

My minor gripes about it: it shows sweat easily (though evident on many razer mice too) and the screw on the pinky rest has undergone a bit of rust from sweat.

As far as looks go, I think the RAT looks better than any Razer mouse out there (outside of the packaging)

edit: yes the rat is crazy comfortable. Sometimes, I forget that it's in my hand
    
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post #7 of 8
R.A.T. for sure, even its packaging beats razer, and trust me im a razer fanboy and i still like the R.A.T. better
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post #8 of 8
I have a R.A.T.5 and I've used the R.A.T.7 at a friends house and they are awesome, Way more comfortable than you'd think plus the ability to customize the weight and length is sweet. I'd get a R.A.T. 5 or 7 any day over a Razer

But that's just me oh and the R.A.T.5 Can't adjust length, only the 7 can

EDIT: I'm sorry I meant to say you can't adjust the Thumb Rest on the R.A.T.5
Edited by Fateful_Ikkou - 7/24/11 at 6:06am
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