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Is the Sensi Raw larger than the Zowie AM?
    
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post #132 of 192
The Zowie AM is

0,5mm shorter
0,3mm flatter
8,3mm narrower

than the Sensei Raw
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post #133 of 192
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Originally Posted by karsai View Post

Hi
First time here on overclock. I've been looking for a mouse to replace my aging MX518. At first I bought a DeathAdder but didn't like the shape as the right side (right handed version) slopes away and it becomes very hard to grip. Didn't realize this until I got home and found it to be the same shape as my old MSI3.0 which I hated as it gave me cramps after short use.
Reading around I decided to get the Kinzu V2Pro but its a bit small for my hands. So I decided to wait for the Sensei RAW, and now its out! Its better built than the Kinzu. Bigger and more comfortable for me. I bought the rubber surface version, which was a big mistake. According to their website it is suppose to be anti-sweat (?). I think they mean anti-slip, but it is anything but anti-slip. I don't sweat much and so the mouse is as slippery as an eel. My Kinzu is the glossy black version and I can grip that much better than the RAW.

A VERY good review, I agree 100% with you on these points:
-"DA slopes away and it becomes very hard to grip" I had a mamba and had the same problem, that's why I'm considering getting the raw.
-"rubber coating is much more slippery than glossy" I too bought the kinzu v2 pro only to find out that it was too small for my hands. And the rubber on the sides of the kinzu v2 is WAY more slippery than the glossy on top, which actually grip very good.

The rubber SS uses on their mice, is by far more slippery than the rubber used on the sides of the mamba.
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post #134 of 192
New review, it doesn't mention anything useful, but nevertheless interesting for those who want to see the glossy mouse irl:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_XiV8dKLtTk
Edited by ARIKOmagic - 6/21/12 at 11:15am
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Why would someone call this a Review?
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I want the glossy butI feel like I have been waiting forever it to come out.
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post #137 of 192
I really wanted a RAW. The SteelSeries support guy promised me a RAW if I send my faulty regular Sensei in for RMA (june 7th), however even though it stands at having been recieved on my Track and Trace, they haven't registeret receiving it. SteelSeries support is garbage, I am so disapointed having wasted my money on the Sensei right now.

Perhaps I should try and reach someone higher up as the support has been horrifyingly bad. I registered my problem with support the 7th of may, and I still don't have a working mouse, I bought it at the end of april and it never worked!

It is totally unacceptable behaviour and I don't get how they can get away with it, I doubt I am the first one, it's allmost like their support is waging a war of atricion on me.
post #138 of 192
I'm the same regarding rubber. My hands literally remain bone dry while gaming and as a result rubber is incredibly slippy. I need some gloss somewhere on the mouse.
post #139 of 192
There is shop in Germany that has the glossy version in stock.

But I'm gonna wait till the price drops a bit.

55€ for the Sensei Raw (MSRP 60€) vs. 65€ for the Sensei (MSRP 90€)
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post #140 of 192
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Originally Posted by karod View Post

Thank you for the disassembled pics.

But why didn't you send it back and buy the glossy version???

Cannot get refunds and as its been opened, can't even exchange it.
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