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Still loving my G5, and will love it until the day it dies.

My Lycosa on the other hand...
    
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My original deathadder still works insanely well. Granted, its over 3 years old. Nonetheless, I have had no issues at all with it in the 3 years I've owned it. Its a shame quality control apparently seems to be going down the drain.
How has their QC gone down the drain? 5600DPI and 1ms response seems pretty good.
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How has their QC gone down the drain? 5600DPI and 1ms response seems pretty good.
QC isnt about specs, its about the right mouse button not being off center so that it clicks down onto the mouse wheel causing it to jam every time its clicked, for example. (an example that in fact happened to my first razer)
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I bought my G5s and G500 not for any of the specs but for the feel, it just fits my hand perfectly, its extremely comfortable compared to the other mice I'm forced to use on a daily basis
    
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post #75 of 108
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Originally Posted by Phyxers View Post
I found this to be rather interesting...discuss.

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people don't buy gaming mice for fast "clicking"

they buy them for
  1. on the fly adjustable dpi (sensitivity)
  2. ergonomics
  3. programmable buttons
  4. high poll rate for accurate tracking

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I bought a refurb G5, I love it and I have never used a better mouse. It is light, very comfortable, has on the fly dpi switching, and again, more than anything, is just very comfortable.

Also, I don't care how fast a mouse clicks. Who does?
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Razer DeathAdder has been very good to me. Ironically planned to run get another in the next few days as the one I have is nearing 2 days old and noticed Best Buy has them the other day.

Hate all you want, but my keyboard, mouse, head phones, and mouse pad are all Razer and there has never been a single problem with any of them.
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I found this to be rather interesting...discuss.

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First off, not exactly gamers, if they are comparing click speed of menus and icons on a desktop.

Second, is it just me, or are the "multi" results comparing a macro button on the mouse that opens a menu item to a mouse having to dig through menus lol

Thirdly, how do you accurately measure click speed anyhoo, surely the human factor will limit accuracy, and if it is macro based, then how does that even translate into gaming, given you have to factor in the players reaction time anyhoo.

Lastly, who gives a flyting toss about how quick a macro can make a menu pop up, or how quick a macro can make a program open compared to doing it manually?

Real gamers by gaming mice because they want the improved tracking ability and accuracy that those mice provide.
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post #79 of 108
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Lol @ article... is this a joke? Does this guy honestly think manufacturers claim gaming mice click faster? Because I bought my MX518 and G500 because of features such as extra buttons, a sensitivity switch and a comfortable gaming grip.
Agreed. I bought my G700 for the same reasons.
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Razer DeathAdder has been very good to me. Ironically planned to run get another in the next few days as the one I have is nearing 2 days old and noticed Best Buy has them the other day.

Hate all you want, but my keyboard, mouse, head phones, and mouse pad are all Razer and there has never been a single problem with any of them.
Wow. 2 days old? How fast can you wear out a mouse? Razer must love you lots.

On topic, clueless reviewer is clueless.
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