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Razer vs. SteelSeries PC Gaming Gear Battlemodo: Which One Made Me a Better Gamer?


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SteelSeries made me a better gamer, but the label "gaming gear" is BS. Buy what feels comfortable, because that's what you'll game better with. If you're a fan of Razer ergonomic styles (I wasn't overly) then it might be worth the extra price, but on the construction merits alone, it doesn't necessarily stack up. The SteelSeries stuff felt more substantial and like the build quality was slightly more commensurate with the higher price point (though I still think the 7G should go for like $100, not $150). Most scientific statement I can make: I was most comfortable with SteelSeries and my old gear, so I did better with them.
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Best conclusion yet, it's all preference.
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lol I use a SteelSeries mouse pad and a Razer DeathAdder; best of both worlds!
    
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post #4 of 8
Marin hit the nail on the head.

It also says: "I'm not a claw gripper, though."

Which could quite possibly be the reason.
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I've moved on to better equipment
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I think it's whatever you get used to. When I first got my Razer Krait I hated it but now I can't live without it and everything else just feels fat.
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I had a very bad experience with my CopperHead (it shuts down all the time).
And a games needs new keys on the keypads, wich leads to the Razer Lycosa.
I have the Logitech UltraX Flat and the Lycosa would be the best upgrade for that, but ince I'm using the total opposition for the mouse, it's a $5 mouse from Logitech

It feels great to handle and don't turn itself of every 20 minutes and don't even use USB

Can't understand gamers that go for the 1980' key choice on keyboards.

Difference?

vs

One is black and one is grayish white and both use the same outdated keys.
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Originally Posted by Marin View Post
Best conclusion yet, it's all preference.
sure its a preference, but who would let me try the $150 SteelSeries keys?
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