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    Razer launches the DeathAdder Elite Gaming Mouse

    Combines the "world’s best optical sensor," with new Razer Mechanical Mouse Switches.
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    Re: Razer launches the DeathAdder Elite Gaming Mouse

    I wonder if the surface starts flaking and peeling off after a few months like the original...

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    Re: Razer launches the DeathAdder Elite Gaming Mouse

    They haven't done that in quite some time.

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    Re: Razer launches the DeathAdder Elite Gaming Mouse

    Razer deathadder common issue;, Broken buttons after 2 months, The side textured thumb rest peels off, Firmware bug, mousewheel starts screeching, The bloated Razer Synapse software (wonderful piece of crap that is). ... Death what,,, more like Razer let it die mouse. I would never buy again. I've had 4 over a span of 10 months.

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    Re: Razer launches the DeathAdder Elite Gaming Mouse

    That's the imperator. Well, it's kinda the imperator. The imperator was a MUCH better mouse with a perfect grip, with the exact right amount of buttons. I had 2 of em. Both broke (because Razer), and had to buy the POS that is the DeathAdder.

    They've basically dropped the imperator and added 2 buttons to the Deathadder, probably to reduce costs.

    I was forced into the Deathadder after the second imperator died, I never woulda got it if I had a choice. From day 1 it had a squeaky wheel and buttons that don't sit right. And the grip is just slightly off. It's the worst performance mouse I've ever used.

    Oh and tried to contact Razer a ton of times about getting it replaced (the original retailer shut down) and they never once replied.

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    Re: Razer launches the DeathAdder Elite Gaming Mouse

    Quote Originally Posted by Jace007 View Post
    Razer deathadder common issue;, Broken buttons after 2 months, The side textured thumb rest peels off, Firmware bug, mousewheel starts screeching, The bloated Razer Synapse software (wonderful piece of crap that is). ... Death what,,, more like Razer let it die mouse. I would never buy again. I've had 4 over a span of 10 months.
    In fact thats the exact reason why I bought Logitech's Hyperion and DeathAdder seriously won't survive if used by MOBA players or any others who clicks more than the average user.

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    Re: Razer launches the DeathAdder Elite Gaming Mouse

    I must be in the minority..I have a Deathadder Chroma 2014 and i'm really happy with it, it's one of the nicest mice i've owned.

    No problems with durability, very, very comfortable for my hand size, nice and responsive...no problems with it for the money. I'd happily buy another but i've no need to at the moment

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    Re: Razer launches the DeathAdder Elite Gaming Mouse

    I wonder if it can handle an actual gamer... stopped buying razer whenn their products would only last like 3 months before the buttons getting worn down or starting to double click on single click.

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    Re: Razer launches the DeathAdder Elite Gaming Mouse

    Quote Originally Posted by d032sh View Post
    I wonder if the surface starts flaking and peeling off after a few months like the original...
    I never had this problem with mine (in fact its still going strong to this day...)
    Quote Originally Posted by TAKTAK View Post
    It didn't fall off, it merely became insufficient at it's purpose and got a bit droopy...

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    Re: Razer launches the DeathAdder Elite Gaming Mouse

    Quote Originally Posted by Spud1 View Post
    I must be in the minority..I have a Deathadder Chroma 2014 and i'm really happy with it, it's one of the nicest mice i've owned.

    No problems with durability, very, very comfortable for my hand size, nice and responsive...no problems with it for the money. I'd happily buy another but i've no need to at the moment
    This, I've had my Deathadder for about 6 years, never had a problem with it...
    Quote Originally Posted by TAKTAK View Post
    It didn't fall off, it merely became insufficient at it's purpose and got a bit droopy...

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    Re: Razer launches the DeathAdder Elite Gaming Mouse

    To me, Razer mice always feel like thin, cheap, delicate plastic...

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    Re: Razer launches the DeathAdder Elite Gaming Mouse

    A lot of people like lightweight mice. The fact the Deathadder is made of plastic and lightweight is a big plus for me.

    I've own 3 Deathadders over the years and they're still going strong today. I've tried many other makes/models but none are as comfy as my Deathadder.

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    Re: Razer launches the DeathAdder Elite Gaming Mouse

    Quote Originally Posted by GravitySmacked View Post
    A lot of people like lightweight mice. The fact the Deathadder is made of plastic and lightweight is a big plus for me.
    Feel is subjective, of course, but while this feels OK in my hand, it also feels like I'm going to break it. Heck, all I have to do is relax and just the weight of my finger clicks the buttons. There's lightweight and then there's *too* lightweight.

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