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Razer Launches Flasgship Ouroboros Mouse in North America

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This mouse caters to all PC gamers with $150 USD in their pocket, and not just the right-handed crowd.

Razer said on Tuesday that its flagship gaming mouse, the Razer Ouroboros, is now available in North American retailers for a hefty $149.99. It's built for both lefties and right-handed PC gamers, packing premium features like customizable ergonomics, an 8200 dpi 4G laser sensor, eleven programmable Hyperesponse buttons and more.

"When creating the Razer Ouroboros, our goal was to design an all-in-one, ultra-performance product," said Min-Liang Tan, Razer co-founder, CEO and creative director. "We achieved that by giving gamers complete control to configure the mouse, from how it will perform in-game to its customizable form factor, ensuring it comfortably fits to specific users. The international media recognized its merits; now, our loyal fans in North America will get that opportunity as well."

Catering to both left-handed and right-handed gamers, the mouse provides an adjustable palm rest for raising and lowering the overall arch, an adjustable rear panel to fit both stubby and elongated piano fingers, a removable finger grip panel and a removable rest panel, the latter two of which can be placed on either side to accommodate all PC gamers. Razer claims that 54 percent of its Ouroboros users have a palm-based grip, whereas 26.5 percent use the claw method and 19.6 percent use the finger tip grip.

The new Razer PC gaming mouse is powered by an ARM-based 32-bit processor, and a rechargeable AA battery promising up to 12 hours of continuous wireless gaming. The peripheral comes with a charging dock that also serves as a wireless receiver. Simply plug it into a USB port to use the Ouroboros as a wireless peripheral and to recharge the batteries while the mouse is switched off and mounted on top. The Ouroboros also has its own USB port so that it can also perform as a wired PC peripheral.

Razer said the new mouse features 1000 Hz Ultrapolling between mouse and computer in either mode, an acceleration of up to 200 inches per second, and bright green lighting on the mouse scroll wheel, battery indicator and side accents. There are eleven buttons total, including several mounted on the sides and along the grip, which can be configured in Razer's Synapse 2.0 desktop software that stores the user's settings in the cloud.

"From Razer's very first gaming mouse to now, our mice buttons are designed to be hair-trigger sensitive," the company said. "This means as soon as you think it, your finger has already mouse clicked it. Utilizing highly durable Omron switches, there is a pronounced tactile feedback to your fingertips with each actuation, so you get the absolute assurance that you're winning with precision."

For more information about the new Razer Ouroboros PC gaming mouse, head here.

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    jimmysmitty , August 27, 2013 7:35 PM
    SO its like a G600 but wireless and able to go left or right? But minus the ability to customize the color and 2x the price.
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    nevilence , August 27, 2013 8:54 PM
    had an expensive wireless $160 mouse once, was pretty darn good, but not good enough to ever go back to wireless or expensive, not unless i have a bit of cash to burn
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    nitrium , August 27, 2013 9:40 PM
    I have one of these, and American's can count themselves lucky they haven't been able to get them sooner. This mouse was frankly, at launch late last year, a disaster - a buggy mess, that barely worked. Laggy DPI switching, random switching of DPI in one axis, freezes etc, The latest firmware has addressed most, but still not all, the issues I have with it. Buy at your own risk.
    Read more about the various issues here: http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/66206-3-razer-ouroboros-synapse-problems
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    _Brute_Force_ , August 27, 2013 11:03 PM
    "Razer Launches Flasgship Ouroboros Mouse in North America"

    What the hell is a flasgship?!
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    jimmysmitty , August 27, 2013 11:06 PM
    Quote:
    I have one of these, and American's can count themselves lucky they haven't been able to get them sooner. This mouse was frankly, at launch late last year, a disaster - a buggy mess, that barely worked. Laggy DPI switching, random switching of DPI in one axis, freezes etc, The latest firmware has addressed most, but still not all, the issues I have with it. Buy at your own risk.
    Read more about the various issues here: http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/66206-3-razer-ouroboros-synapse-problems


    I am happy with my G600. Logitech has been pretty good to me so I will keep them and plus I prefer wired any day. But I am not surprised. I have not heard great things about Razr from some people. They say they break fast.

    Quote:
    "Razer Launches Flasgship Ouroboros Mouse in North America"

    What the hell is a flasgship?!


    Flagship, meaning lead product. Like the GTX Titan or HD7990 or AMD FX8350 (I know the FX9650 is out but its not buyable as a single part) or the i7 4770K/i7 3970X.
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    _Brute_Force_ , August 27, 2013 11:58 PM
    Quote:

    Quote:
    "Razer Launches Flasgship Ouroboros Mouse in North America"

    What the hell is a flasgship?!


    Flagship, meaning lead product. Like the GTX Titan or HD7990 or AMD FX8350 (I know the FX9650 is out but its not buyable as a single part) or the i7 4770K/i7 3970X.


    I'm aware what the word means, I was hoping someone would notice that they misspelled the word Flagship on the title of the article!
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    Vlade Malfet , August 28, 2013 5:33 PM
    so basically they are selling a mouse with most of the features of the matkatz mmo mouse?...got it.
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    cats_Paw , August 28, 2013 11:15 PM
    Everytime i hear the word Gaming and Wireless in the same phrase I get the feeling its not somehting for me.
    Every competitive gamer wont even consider a wireless mice for themselves.
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    doomtomb , August 30, 2013 11:25 AM
    $150 erm pass
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    doomtomb , August 30, 2013 11:25 AM
    $150 erm pass