by Greg King on November 4, 2005 in Peripherals
Looking for the *next* killer gaming mouse? It seems that every few months, one will come along and blow us away. Now we are seeing gaming mice that finally have a freakin’ LASER! Today we are taking a look at the new Razer Copperhead, which not only looks awesome, but performs exceptionally.
Here are a few photos of the mouse provided by Razer themselves
And two from me
I had pretty lofty expectations for this mouse when I first received it for review. The look of this mouse is attractive to say the least. The black finish with the blue glow that beams out of the sides and the scroll wheel makes for a beautiful combo. The shape and feel of the Copperhead is the only gripe that I have. Perhaps it is because I am used to something else but the side buttons can be a bit difficult to get used to. While this is a gripe of mine, it isn’t something that would keep me from purchasing this mouse should I ever need another one.
The Copperhead was made for one thing and one thing only, and that was to be a bad ass gaming mouse. On this front, Razer has succeeded with out a hitch. The feel of this mouse in the games that I play is that of perfection. Great response time along with the ability to switch your DPI settings on the fly makes this mouse an advantage that every gamer should make sure they have.
I am giving the Razer Copperhead gaming mouse a 9 on the Techgage-o-meter. This would have been a perfect ten if the design wasn’t what it was. I would personally abandon the ambidextrous feel of the mouse and aim more for a right handed design (This is coming from a lefty too!) Other than that, this mouse is all that I had hoped it could be and then some. My hat is off to the men and women of Razer who continue to push the envelope in the computer hardware scene. Thank you so much for the opportunity to review this fine mouse. So in conclusion, I would like to leave you with the Razer motto: Peace and great gaming.
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