The modern PC gaming mice, while still very similar to the original design, have come a long way with advancements such as optical sensors.
The old Microsoft Intellimouse used to be the simple choice for the diehard Quake player, but since then more full-featured and advanced designs have made the Intellimouse obsolete. Even Razer, with its arsenal of gaming goods have elaborate mice that could be more than what the stripped-down gamer wants – until today.
Razer today launched the Razer Abyssus gaming mouse, which features a very simple ambidextrous design that houses a 3.5G 3500dpi infrared sensor.
"Less is more," said Robert Krakoff, president, Razer. "We’ve taken our ambidextrous three-button mouse design and loaded it with our industry-leading technology without the added cost of too many bells and whistles. Our goal with the Razer Abyssus is to give competitive gamers access to gaming grade hardware without breaking the bank."
The Razer Abyssus has two large non-slip buttons tuned for maximum tactile feedback. Underneath, it has two mechanical switches -- one on-the-fly dpi switch giving the user their choice of 450, 1800, or 3500dpi; and one polling rate switch allowing instant adjustment from a standard 125 hz to 1000 hz Ultrapolling.
The mouse is available now for $49.99 or €39.99.
I am probably going to buy this one as a replacement for my aging MX310. Thank you Razer for acknowledging the existence of southpaw gamers.
Gamer1: Um, can you guys give me a sec while I turn my mouse upside down so I can adjust it's speed.
Enemy Gamers: Uh, yeah sure go ahead.
Gamer1: Thx. Oh, wait, no. Now it's too fast. Can you hold one more se...
Enemy Gamers: HEADSHOT!!!
My Logitech adjusts on they fly with a button at my finger tip.
It says it's for, "Simple point and click."