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Thinking of upgrading my DA to the 2013 edition. Should I even bother? I do like the new side grips.
    
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The side rubber grips are nice, but the thing I like best about it is the surface of the plastic. It is very grippy and rough compared to the super smooth plastic of the predecessor. And the mousebuttons have a much more quality feel to them compared to the old DA.
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post #3 of 17
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The side rubber grips are nice, but the thing I like best about it is the surface of the plastic. It is very grippy and rough compared to the super smooth plastic of the predecessor. And the mousebuttons have a much more quality feel to them compared to the old DA.
So get it?
    
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post #4 of 17
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So get it?

its a downgrade in terms of sensor performance, new deathadder has a lot of "smoothing" to achieve extremely high 6400dpi
3.5G also is not the most responsive mouse

you can see few threads here where people complain about latency
post #5 of 17
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So get it?

I prefer the 2013 over the old one. But I wouldn't buy it if I had a working deathadder already.
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post #6 of 17
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Ok so what's a good replacement to a DA?
    
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post #7 of 17
if you like the ergonomics, don't replace it because there are few mice if any with better sensors than the DA 3.5g and probably none that are still in production.
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post #9 of 17
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I gotta say, I really like the ergonomics of the deathadder. I do like a bigger mouse. How are the steelseries mice?
    
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post #10 of 17
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Originally Posted by bluedevil View Post

I gotta say, I really like the ergonomics of the deathadder. I do like a bigger mouse. How are the steelseries mice?

You should look into the steelseries rival, hard to get atm but its like the deathadder but with a upgraded sensor and larger.
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