Razer Diamondback Precision Gaming Mouse Review

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Razer Diamondback Precision Gaming Mouse Review

Postby Apoptosis » Fri Jan 26, 2007 1:43 pm

Highly regarded as some of the best gaming devices on the market, Razer has released a new version of their popular Diamondback Mouse - this time in killer Acid Green. Is it worth an upgrade? With an optical engine powered by Razer Precision and 1600 DPI it just might be if your current mouse isn't any better. Read onto find out if your mouse is in need of an update!

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Article Title: Razer Diamondback Precision Gaming Mouse Review
Article URL: http://legitreviews.com/article/449/1/
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Postby Tech_Greek » Fri Jan 26, 2007 5:59 pm

I have a G5, no contest, nuff' said :)
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Postby bigblockmatt » Fri Jan 26, 2007 6:03 pm

I have a G7 currently. the razor looks pretty sweet and the features listed in the review look pretty good. The lights are cool, if you are into that sort of thing.

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Postby zparker » Sat Jan 27, 2007 10:54 pm

i have the http://www.directron.com/x750f2.html it has a button right by the wheel to switch dpi's which has color change to indicate which dpi you are in. It switches in games quick and easy and has not missed a lick. And this one has a 3 round burst built into it which works really well with a gun that gets out of control if you hold the trigger for a split second too much this prevents that issue. Just my 2 cents

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Postby Alathald » Mon Jan 29, 2007 1:35 pm

I currently own the Plasma Blue version and let me say it has turned more than a few heads. It definitively has its own unique style. As mentioned in the article, it can take a few moments to get used to the pinky buttons but not much more.

It's a very fast, very fluid mouse. The lights aren't distracting bright, though I do sometimes wish they could be turned off. I love the large buttons, they allow for many different grips and wrist angles (depending on how close to the screen you are :shock: ).

If you already have a gaming mouse that works for you, stick with that. Otherwise the Diamondback is a wonderful choice...
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Postby Razorbacx » Mon Jan 29, 2007 3:13 pm

I'm curious about the durability of the brand. Any thoughts there?

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Postby cyberneticimplant » Mon Jan 29, 2007 8:53 pm

Must be an awesome mouse. $60 is a high price for me though.
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Postby Bio-Hazard » Mon Jan 29, 2007 10:41 pm

I won one last year from somewhere and didn't care for it, so I ended up giving it to my son. He really enjoys the thing and is completely satisfied with it.
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Postby zparker » Tue Jan 30, 2007 11:04 am

zparker wrote:i have the http://www.directron.com/x750f2.html it has a button right by the wheel to switch dpi's which has color change to indicate which dpi you are in. It switches in games quick and easy and has not missed a lick. And this one has a 3 round burst built into it which works really well with a gun that gets out of control if you hold the trigger for a split second too much this prevents that issue. Just my 2 cents

oh yeah the laser is invisible!!


mine was less then 30 bucks!
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Postby Bit_Cloud » Wed Feb 14, 2007 2:42 am

I have a Razer Copperhead mouse, which are similar to this line of mice, but I prefer my copperhead anyday. ;)
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Postby Hybridesque » Wed Feb 14, 2007 4:44 am

I'm thinking about getting a new mouse.. my cheap Genius NetScroll+ Eye Optical mouse is starting to feel just that.. cheap. I do game somewhat so I'm curious about these high resolution gaming mice.
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Postby ikjadoon » Wed Feb 14, 2007 7:36 am

Hybridesque wrote:I'm thinking about getting a new mouse.. my cheap Genius NetScroll+ Eye Optical mouse is starting to feel just that.. cheap. I do game somewhat so I'm curious about these high resolution gaming mice.


Me, too. I'm liking the G5, but I dislike the fact that the two mouse buttons aren't, like broken apart from the mouse. They are part of the top cover, which makes them look hard to press.

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Postby zachig » Wed Feb 14, 2007 10:05 am

I really like this mouse and always enjoy reading another review about it, which makes me everytime more eager to buy such one.

Too bad it's not wireless, but I can understand that, as afterall this is a GAMER's mouse and accuracy is above all, and you can't expect a wireless mouse to be accurate as a non-wireless one.

I'm also a gamer, but not a "heavy" one. That's why I've ended up buying recently a wireless Logitech MX610 mouse, which I'm very satisified with. :)
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Postby lprz » Sun Feb 18, 2007 6:46 pm

I have a Razer copperhead and it's fast.

the only thing is that it's a little flatter than let's say a G5 and can strain your hand with prolonged gaming. The 2000 dpi you get however is worth it.

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Postby odie2190 » Tue Feb 20, 2007 3:16 pm

buy it....all i have to say. i am cal-m for css.


i went from a microsoft wireless mouse to this Razer...zomg best mouse ever.

you wont be unsatisfied has like a billion buttons can set macros for all ofem for you mmo junkies.

this mouse owns
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Postby vicaphit » Sun Apr 08, 2007 2:37 pm

I just got the salamander red mouse on ebay for 28 bucks. I guess people didnt want to bid since it was the red version. out of the box it works with my pc, but using the drivers I get an extra 5 buttons. Plus, I have big hands, and this thing is more than big enough for me... Great mouse if you can find it cheap
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Postby skier » Sun Apr 08, 2007 3:43 pm

i would like a blue one, but $60! come on thats rediculous for a mouse, i doubt i'd pay more than 25 for one- no matter how good it is
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Postby vicaphit » Mon Apr 09, 2007 3:37 pm

Check ebay, the blue ones go for more only because they are blue so you may not get one for $25, but you could definatly get one for cheaper than $60
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Postby Toebot » Tue Apr 10, 2007 9:56 pm

I have one of these, it made the most annoying "Squeak" (Sorry! :mrgreen:) every time you clicked either of the two main buttons. It took about two months of hard use to finally wear it out enough that the noise went away. Aside from that it was a good mouse, pricey but nice. I wouldn't buy another Razor, unless it was in the $30-$40 range. I don't need the gimmicks.
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Postby odie2190 » Wed Apr 11, 2007 12:56 am

best mouse ever
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