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Good day.

I really hope to get some great input because I am lost as what to do ...

I currently use a Genius Net Scroll mouse (GM-03009U) and am looking at getting my first gaming mouse...

But ...

I am working on a very limited budget, I was looking at the Razer Deathadder 3500dpi which in my country costs R550 including delivery (approx. $80) and then I found a chinese brand (yes I am a cheap skate ... lol) gaming mouse which is only R220 including delivery ...

Deathadder : http://store.razerzone.com/store/raz...oryId.40946100

E-Blue Scorpion : http://www.e-blue.jp/sub_N_Product_C...258&classid=16


Could I get some views and opinions on the mice based on the stats and on the deathadder as I am sure noone has heard of the e-blue ... lol ... I just need to work out if the extra cost for the death adder is justified ...


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post #2 of 65
why are all these cheap razer copies coming out now? i seen 2 deathadder copies and now one diamondback copy?

But if its the Avago ADNS-3080 sensor in the scorpion mouse it should be good

if ur not sure what sensor, the deathadder is a safe choice
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Hey HaiiYaa,

I thought that the shape looked familiar ... Unfortunately the site doesn't say which sensor they use...

If you look at just the provided stats, do u think it could be a decent "rip off" ... I know I should rather get a good make but tight budgets make that difficult ...
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post #4 of 65
that scorpian thing looks so lame, get a deathadder.
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post #5 of 65

Have you looked at Logitech? Razer is fairly popular but the comfort of the Logitech mice are just awesome! THe G500 is a good gaming mouse that comes with weights and up to 5600 dpi:

    
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post #6 of 65
deathadder or look at the mx518 by Logitech...it does not have real high dpi, but a worthy mouse for one on a budget.
     
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post #7 of 65
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Hey guys ...

@ Corupt : If looks was everything ... my life and pc would suck terribly ... I prefer functionality ova looks ... if it works well then it's good ...

@ All :


The price difference between the Deathadder and mx518 is very minimal in my country ... so it seems that i will be saving a tad extra for the deathadder ...


Is the deathadder an ok mouse for a Claw type user ... I have pretty big hands as well ...

Is the black edition better than normal ... How much difference can the rubber grip sides make ?? ...
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post #8 of 65
@ OP, I would say go for the Deathadder. I absolutely love mine. It fits my hands perfectly and if you're a palm grip, the deathadder would be excellent for you.
     
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post #9 of 65
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Quote:
Originally Posted by EpicPie View Post
If you're a palm grip, the deathadder would be excellent for you.
Unfortunately I am a claw grip ... Most of the mice I have used have been way to small so I was basically forced into a claw grip so i could use the mice comfortably ... lol ...
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Emissary of Pain View Post
Hey guys ...

@ Corupt : If looks was everything ... my life and pc would suck terribly ... I prefer functionality ova looks ... if it works well then it's good ...

@ All :


The price difference between the Deathadder and mx518 is very minimal in my country ... so it seems that i will be saving a tad extra for the deathadder ...


Is the deathadder an ok mouse for a Claw type user ... I have pretty big hands as well ...

Is the black edition better than normal ... How much difference can the rubber grip sides make ?? ...
If there is not much of a difference (price wise) in the deathadder and mx518, then you may enjoy the deathadder better for the option of higher dpi.
     
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