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Anyone else transition to the new DA thinking settings would be fairly consistent? I have found that at the same exact settings, the DA 2013 is far more sensitive/faster. I'm not sure if it's a placebo but I'm almost certain something is wrong.
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Anyone else transition to the new DA thinking settings would be fairly consistent? I have found that at the same exact settings, the DA 2013 is far more sensitive/faster. I'm not sure if it's a placebo but I'm almost certain something is wrong.

The new DA is lighter.
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The new DA is lighter.

Does that honestly affect the feeling of it?
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Originally Posted by Tagkaman View Post

The new DA is lighter.

Does that honestly affect the feeling of it?

Definitely. The heavier the mouse, the more effort it takes to move a certain distance. Therefore, with a lighter mouse, you will be putting the same effort into certain movements and with the new mouse, you will be moving it further.
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Originally Posted by xxgamxx View Post

Anyone else transition to the new DA thinking settings would be fairly consistent? I have found that at the same exact settings, the DA 2013 is far more sensitive/faster. I'm not sure if it's a placebo but I'm almost certain something is wrong.

When I ran tests with Deathadder 3.5G and Deathadder 2013, the Deathadder's 1800 dpi step was actually 1776 dpi (and 888 and 444), whereas the Deathadder 2013's dpi steps were spot on accurate.
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Originally Posted by Nilizum View Post

When I ran tests with Deathadder 3.5G and Deathadder 2013, the Deathadder's 1800 dpi step was actually 1776 dpi (and 888 and 444), whereas the Deathadder 2013's dpi steps were spot on accurate.

That's interesting. Rep to you good sir.
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post #7 of 31
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Originally Posted by Nilizum View Post

When I ran tests with Deathadder 3.5G and Deathadder 2013, the Deathadder's 1800 dpi step was actually 1776 dpi (and 888 and 444), whereas the Deathadder 2013's dpi steps were spot on accurate.

How many DAs did you try? Is it possible that could be a defect for one mouse?
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post #8 of 31
You have to account for design and hardware tolerances. Just because a mouse performs a little above or below a specifc DPI range, doesn't mean its defective.
post #9 of 31
Tried another unit today, and this one was 1750 dpi.
I was on a budget and exchanged different mice, so I had to return my first but PERFECT Deathadder 2013... Sigh...
Time to play the lottery!
post #10 of 31
so which one is better?
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