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R.A.T 5 vs DeathAdder

Poll Results: RAT 5 vs Deathadder

 
  • 30% (3)
    Cyborg RAT 5
  • 70% (7)
    Razer Deathadder
10 Total Votes  
post #1 of 7
Thread Starter 
So basically I feel it's time for my old mouse to die and be tossed away, and I have my eyes on either the Razer Deathadder or the Cyborg RAT 5.

I have no idea which mouse I'd prefer as an fps-gamer, so i decided to make an account and ask you Overclockers.

What mouse should I get?


Thx gaize.
post #2 of 7
For proper FPS (quake, cs etc.) most people prefer a very light mouse, and some people like a lot of lift-off (where the mouse still tracks when you lift off).

The rat5 is very heavy, but the deathadder is lighter.

I play a lot of q3 and have only ever used the mx518, G5 and G500 (most of them modified for lightness).
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post #3 of 7
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Originally Posted by fluxlite View Post

For proper FPS (quake, cs etc.) most people prefer a very light mouse, and some people like a lot of lift-off (where the mouse still tracks when you lift off).
The rat5 is very heavy, but the deathadder is lighter.
I play a lot of q3 and have only ever used the mx518, G5 and G500 (most of them modified for lightness).

Yeah, I use the claw-grip so i would prefer no lift-off. My current mouse is very light but I don't see how that would be a problem if I'd get a more heavy mouse.

Also I mostly play css and cod.
post #4 of 7
I'd pick the DA just because of the better sensor. If you can get used to the LOD that is.
     
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post #5 of 7
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I'd pick the DA just because of the better sensor. If you can get used to the LOD that is.

I think I'm going for the RAT 5, I just cant pass the transformers/futuristic looks.
post #6 of 7
I like my RAT 5. The sensor have a z-axis problem but i hardly notice it while gaming.

the rat 5 have more features, is more heavy, feel more solid.
The deathadder have a better sensor.




OP, have you considered the mionix naos 3200? NCIX have it on sale. it seems like a really good mice to me.


http://ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=57406&vpn=NAOS3200&manufacture=Mionix&promoid=1230

I would take that over another deathadder any days.
post #7 of 7
I used to have the deathadder and loved it while it lasted. It's not really made to last for a long time though and I think the rat 5 mouse looks ridiculous, lol.
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