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Razer DeathAdder v2 Review Rundown

Razer Inc.Published on 21 Mar 2021Last Edited on 16 Sep 2021Written by Dr Jiulin Teng w/ Neosummarizer*

Overview

Photo of Razer DeathAdder v2 Gaming Mouse
Neoscore* 83%
  • Elegant, ergonomic design
  • Focus+ optical sensor and infrared optical switches
  • Good RGB lighting
  • Limited button layout and design
  • Razer Synapse software needs work

Summary

Razer's most popular gaming mouse gets a much-needed update. The DeathAdder V2 is an ergonomic, right-handed mouse with a high, curved profile. Its limited button layout and design won't be suited to MMO players or games that heavily rely on ability attacks.
This rundown provides our analysis on 8 third-party reviews. The sentiment scores, summaries, and key takeaways that we select are based on these reviews and may differ from the original publication.

Rundown

pcmag[1]

Sentiment Score[*] 83%
Reviewers from Pcmag have found the following[***]:
The $69.99 DeathAdder V2 brings the old reliable up to date. The V2 features Razer's Focus+ sensor, which tracks at up to 20,000dpi and as fast as 650 inches per second. Arguably the biggest improvement to the V2 is its onboard memory.
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Pros[**]
  • Sleek design
  • Excellent onboard memory
  • Focus+ optical sensor and infrared optical switches
Cons[**]
  • Side buttons sit a little further back than usual

techradar[2]

Sentiment Score[*] 81%
Reviewers from Techradar have found the following[***]:
The Razer Deathadder V2 has two different lighting zones: the scroll wheel and Razer logo. You can choose from a staggering 16.8 million colors and customize lighting themes in Razer's Synapse 3 desktop app. The mouse is pretty lightweight as well, making it possible to reduce hand and wrist fatigue if you're working long hours.
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Pros[**]
  • Comfortable to use for long periods of time
  • Lots of customization options
  • Easy to use
Cons[**]
  • Limited button layout
  • Only two lighting zones

tomsguide[3]

Sentiment Score[*] 84%
Reviewers from Tomsguide have found the following[***]:
The Razer DeathAdder V2 is an ergonomic, right-handed mouse with a high, curved profile. It also has textured grips on each side; and four extra buttons. The mouse also features a new Focus+ optical sensor, which can reach DPI levels of up to 20,000.
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Pros[**]
  • Elegant, ergonomic design
  • Comfortable RGB lighting
  • Fingerprint-resistant coating
Cons[**]
  • Somewhat confusing software

tomshardware[4]

Sentiment Score[*] 75%
Reviewers from Tomshardware have found the following[***]:
The Razer DeathAdder V2 ($69.99) updates the original with the new Razer Focus+ optical sensor, eight programmable buttons and a slightly modified design. The mouse's contoured shape, material, and slightly larger dimensions makes it seem bigger than it really is. The scroll wheel and logo both feature RGB backlighting.
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Pros[**]
  • Sleek design
  • Relatively easy to use
  • Focus+ optical sensor delivers 99.6% resolution accuracy
  • Easy-to-use RGB backlighting
Cons[**]
  • Nothing in particular

trustedreviews[5]

Sentiment Score[*] 91%
Reviewers from Trustedreviews have found the following[***]:
DeathAdder V2 is Razer's latest and most powerful wired gaming mouse. Features the company's Focus+ sensor and a whopping 20,000 DPI. Weight of just 82g means it's lighter than first anticipated, and ensures less wrist fatigue for a much more enjoyable gaming experience. Eight programmable buttons along with Hypershift means customisation options are practically endless.
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Pros[**]
  • Sleek, ergonomic design
  • Fantastic performance
  • Excellent RGB lighting
Cons[**]
  • Nothing in particular

references

  1. 1. ^ Razer DeathAdder V2 Gaming Mouse Review. Pcmag. 16 January 2020. Retrieved 07 March 2021.
  2. 2. ^ Razer Deathadder V2 review. Techradar. 11 February 2020. Retrieved 07 March 2021.
  3. 3. ^ Razer DeathAdder V2 review. Tomsguide. 28 January 2020. Retrieved 07 March 2021.
  4. 4. ^ Razer DeathAdder V2 Gaming Mouse Review: Deadlier Than Ever. Tomshardware. 14 January 2020. Retrieved 07 March 2021.
  5. 5. ^ Razer DeathAdder V2 Mouse Review. Trustedreviews. 29 February 2020. Retrieved 07 March 2021.
  6. *. Neoscore is our sentiment analyzer based on natural language processing (NLP). Scaled in the range of 0 to 100, Neoscore eliminates scoring biases from each publisher; it likely differs from the publisher's own rating, if available, as a result.
  7. **. Neoanalyzer is our summarizer based on NLP. It identifies key takeaways from each third-party review. The takeaways that it produces likely differ from the publisher's own bullets points, if available, as a result.
  8. ***. Neosummarizer is based on NLP. It extracts summaries from third-party reviews. It likely that these summaries differ from the publisher's own, if available.

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