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Razer Viper Ultimate Review Rundown

RazerPublished on 21 Mar 2021Last Edited on 14 Nov 2021Written by Dr Jiulin Teng w/ Neosummarizer*
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Overview

Neoscore* 0%
Pros**
  • Super light and light
  • Excellent ambidextrous design
  • Super-low click latency
  • Wireless charging dock
Cons**
  • Nothing in particular

Summary

Razer Viper Ultimate is a great ambidextrous, wireless mouse with a super-lightweight design that makes me want to ditch my heavier mice. The Viper Ultimate relies on Razer's software suite for all its customization, including Razer Synapse to change its settings and Razer Chroma to customize its lighting. It's an amazing FPS gaming mouse, while the Glorious Model D is an excellent choice for ultra-light gaming.
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

laptopmag[1]

Sentiment Score[*] 88%
Reviewers from laptopmag have found the following[***]:
Razer's new Viper Ultimate is packed with features, in and outside of the Razer Synapse app. The mouse offers eight fully programmable buttons, which you can configure with the company's app. Razer claims that its wireless technology is 25% faster than that of any other gaming mouse.
Find the original article here.
Pros[**]
  • Sleek, lightweight design
  • Comfortable mouse feet
  • Excellent wireless response time
Cons[**]
  • Expensive for a gaming mouse

pcmag[2]

Sentiment Score[*] 90%
Reviewers from pcmag have found the following[***]:
, albeit somewhat impractical, mechanical improvement under the hood. The Viper Ultimate uses Razer's new Focus+ optical sensor, which bumps the maximum sensor setting to whopping 20,000 dots per inch. Razer's other new high-end wireless mouse, the Basilisk Ultimate, is sold both with and without a wireless charging dock.
Find the original article here.
Pros[**]
  • Sleek design
  • Easy to use
  • Razer Chroma software suite
Cons[**]
  • No wireless charging dock

rtings[3]

Sentiment Score[*] 81%
Reviewers from rtings have found the following[***]:
The Razer Viper Ultimate Wireless is great for office use. It feels very well-made, is remarkably comfortable, and has an ambidextrous design with buttons on both sides. Its dedicated USB receiver also works as a charging dock, with RGB lighting that changes colors to let you know its battery level. It offers multiple customizable buttons, with two side buttons on each side.
Find the original article here.
Pros[**]
  • Feels very well-made
  • Comfortable and ambidextrous design
  • Excellent click latency
  • Superb build quality
  • Feels remarkably well-built
  • Impressive click latency, even if it doesn't have a honeycomb pattern
Cons[**]
  • Small hands may find it uncomfortable with a palm or claw grip
  • Not as many programmable buttons as some dedicated MMO mice

techradar[4]

Sentiment Score[*] 83%
Reviewers from techradar have found the following[***]:
The Razer Viper Ultimate is an exemplary wireless mouse that excels in visual appeal. It's lightweight, yet somehow it still feels like a tank – albeit amazingly light. Its tracking speed comes boasting 650 inches per second, which is also lightning high so that the mouse can keep up with your movements on-screen. Most praise should be heaped upon its Razer Focus+ Optical Sensor, which can also be found in the bigger, more customizable Basilisk Ultimate.
Find the original article here.
Pros[**]
  • Slim, ambidextrous design
  • Superb tracking
  • Excellent battery life
Cons[**]
  • Limited customization options
  • No weights

tomsguide[5]

Sentiment Score[*] 85%
Reviewers from tomsguide have found the following[***]:
The Razer Viper Ultimate's wireless performance and battery life are the biggest reasons to invest in this mouse. The mouse's included dock also merits a mention, as it can spruce up a drab desktop. It's worth noting that the Viper Ultimate makes use of a high-grade optical sensor.
Find the original article here.
Pros[**]
  • Gorgeous design
  • High-quality optical sensor
  • Excellent battery life
Cons[**]
  • No wireless charging

tomshardware[6]

Sentiment Score[*] 74%
Reviewers from tomshardware have found the following[***]:
The Razer Viper Ultimate uses the same optical switches found in the pricier Basilisk Ultimate. The Viper Ultimate's clicks had a more defined snap, perhaps due to its lighter build. Razer claims the battery can last up to 70 hours with lighting disabled. Some gamers will miss the ability to downshift in-game at a moment's notice.
Find the original article here.
Pros[**]
  • Lightweight design
  • Comfortable palm grip
  • Easy to use
Cons[**]
  • Lack of on-the-fly DPI adjustments

trustedreviews[7]

Sentiment Score[*] 88%
Reviewers from trustedreviews have found the following[***]:
The Razer Viper Ultimate is the first gaming mouse to own Razer’s new optical sensor, the Focus+. The benefits this brings to the mouse include the industry's highest DPI sensitivity and inches per second performance. With on-board storage for up to five profiles, the Viper Ultimate can save all your settings too, so you don’t need to dive back into Synapse everytime you switch PC.
Find the original article here.
Pros[**]
  • Top-notch performance
  • Sleek design
  • Excellent build quality
Cons[**]
  • No wireless charging

References

1. ^ Razer Viper Ultimate Review. laptopmag. 2019-10-18 Retrieved 2021-03-22.
2. ^ Razer Viper Ultimate Review. pcmag. 2019-11-15 Retrieved 2021-03-22.
3. ^ Razer Viper Ultimate Mouse Review. rtings. 2020-12-21 Retrieved 2021-03-22.
4. ^ Razer Viper Ultimate review. techradar. 2019-12-19 Retrieved 2021-03-22.
5. ^ Razer Viper Ultimate Review. tomsguide. 2019-11-14 Retrieved 2021-03-22.
6. ^ Razer Viper Ultimate Wireless Gaming Mouse Review: Best for Claw Grippers . tomshardware. 2019-12-07 Retrieved 2021-03-22.
7. ^ Hands on: Razer Viper Ultimate Review. trustedreviews. Retrieved 2021-03-22.
*. 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.
**. 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.
***. 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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