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post #1 of 7
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My copperhead is slowly dying, loosing power at random times and then reconnects on its own. I´ve used this mouse for 6-7 years so it has been a good buy.
Tho now I´m looking to replace it, but what mouse should I replace it with?
I´ve included some pics of how I grip the mouse, which should hopefully help in giving me advice on what purchase to do.

I play RTS, FPS and at times MMO.


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post #2 of 7
DeathAdder would be a great replacement if you wish to use Razer still.
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post #3 of 7
I'd recommend the Logitech G9x, I think it feels a lot more comfortable than most of the Razer's mice.
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post #4 of 7
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Found a used copperhead for 10$ the right click button is broken.
but don´t care since ill just rehouse all the internals in my old mouse. Hopefully it will bring some life back to it
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post #5 of 7
razer abyssus would be the best choice, but it hasnt got side buttons.
If u want them a g9x would be fine, or a ss xai.
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post #6 of 7
You can get replacement USB cords on eBay. I would say that it's about 99% certain, that that is what the problem with your mouse is, what you describe is a very common occurrence. Unfortunately, you won't find the thin Razer-style USB cords, but a standard (or cloth sheathed) working USB cord is much better than a thin one that is intermittent. Your Copperhead should have a header connector on the PCB, so you just pull the old cord out of that and plug the new one in, no soldering needed. You may have to slit open the strain relief grommet to be able to re-use it and possibly cut some clearance for a thicker cord to fit, but it shouldn't be too hard to make a new cord work. The Razer mice USB cords have the same compatible PCB connector as Logitechs do.
    
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post #7 of 7
As a fan of the Copperhead myself, also having experienced the same type of eventual death on mine years back (and on warranty replacements), I would suggest a g9x as the next best alternative.

I have gone through other Razer mice such as the Abyssus and DeathAdder, as well as many others- MX518, G5, Xai, WMO, IE 3.0, and the CM Spawn. I find the g9x just offers all around best balance of comfort and grip along with sensor performance (on the right surface).
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