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Razer DeathAdder Chroma Updated With 10K Sensor

Next month, Razer plans to launch a new version of its DeathAdder gaming mouse that's packed with a crazy-high 10,000 DPI optical sensor. Called the Razer DeathAdder Chroma, the peripheral will be capable of movement speeds up to 200 inches per second with 50 G acceleration.

"The Razer DeathAdder Chroma is the world's best gaming mouse favored by eSports athletes everywhere," said Min-Liang Tan, Razer co-founder and CEO. "Our Synapse software continues to add value to our hardware products, and this is the latest example of that."

The list of specifications shows that the mouse has an ergonomic right-handed design (sorry lefties) with textured rubber side grips. The device also includes lighting that supports 16.8 million customizable colors, allowing users to get creative with the Razer logo and mouse wheel. Lighting effects include spectrum cycling, breathing and static.

The list of features also includes 1000 Hz Ultrapolling, on-the-fly sensitivity adjustment, an "always on" mode and five independently programmable "Hyperesponse" buttons. The mouse comes with a braided cable to reduce wear and tear, as well as a gold-plated USB connector.

According to the company, users can customize the sensor tracking cut-off distance to reduce on-screen jitter once the mouse has been calibrated to the surface. Calibration is important, as the sensor records the surface's color and topography, which helps refine the user's movements in-game.

The new mouse is compatible with Razer's Synapse Stats & Heatmaps, which is currently in beta. With this new program, users can collect data to track and share mouse and keyboard stats. The program is also great for seeing how Razer devices interact with games.

The Razer DeathAdder Chroma is available now for $69.99 on the company's website and will be released worldwide next month. Other "Chroma" peripherals offered by Razer include the BlackWidow Chroma keyboard ($169.99) and the Kraken 7.1 Chroma headset ($99.99).

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  • Drejeck
    Imma let you finish, but DeathAdder was one of best mice of all time.
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  • MadVillain3333
    This is really supposed to be out next month? I guess my local Best Buy really screwed something up. I went to go get a new mouse and saw this along with the BlackWidow Chroma. I got a Steelseries Rival instead, though.
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  • jedik1
    I need one of these for WoT.
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  • jasonelmore
    yea these have been out for a month or two. whats up with comments not working anymore with adblock turned on? Tom's continues to have the most ad elements caught with adblock (28) out of all the sites i browse.

    lol 28 ads on one page.
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  • Happhazzard
    I pre-ordered the whole Chroma set and I have a message at the bottom of the order information screen that says "This order will be shipped after the release date of 10/30/2014 for Razer BlackWidow Chroma." Little over a month to go... Kinda need the keyboard asap though!!
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  • dovah-chan
    14242215 said:
    yea these have been out for a month or two. whats up with comments not working anymore with adblock turned on? Tom's continues to have the most ad elements caught with adblock (28) out of all the sites i browse.

    lol 28 ads on one page.

    Yeah I'm getting the same issue except on both mobile and on my desktop. I have tom's on my exceptions list and even so I don't get ads anyways apparently because they do that for experts.
    Reply
  • Soul_keeper
    Too bad they don't make an updated version of the copperhead mice.
    Maybe i'm just picky, but laser sensors are better.
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  • Soul_keeper
    Too bad they don't make an updated version of the copperhead mice.
    Maybe i'm just picky, but laser sensors are better.
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  • fandroid
    Next month huh? http://www.amazon.com/Razer-Death-Adder-Chroma-Multi-Color/dp/B00MYTSDU4/ref=sr_sp-btf_title_1_6?ie=UTF8&qid=1411611359&sr=8-6&keywords=Razer+DeathAdder+Chroma
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  • John Bauer
    10,000 dpi? Who actually uses a dpi that high?

    Also coming from the hypocrite with the G502.
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