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Razer Copperhead Chaos Green Gaming Mouse

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Razer Copperhead Chaos Green Gaming Mouse

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"Great for FPS"
4 stars"

I switched from an MX1000 to the Copperhead. Have used an MX518 and burned out 2 MX1000s in the past.

I play mostly FPS – The key differences would be the accuracy and speed. It definitely has a better hit rate.

I generally run low DPI so I have more arm movement on the mouse pad. high DPI is great for a tanker that has to swing the barrel around fast but 2000DPI is way to fast for Infantry.

I found a small app that measured the ms of response of both my mice, the mx1000 was hitting about 8.2ms and the copperheads was hitting 1.2ms. less is best.

"Partial driver solution"
5 stars"

I thought I should write that I've been able to revise my opinion of the mouse by using the following workaround:

  • Uninstall all razer drivers (including tarantula, if you have one).
  • Reinstall all nforce mobo drivers with the latest from nvidia. You may have to uninstall your current ones first.
  • Install the copperhead driver, it should work.
  • Install other razer drivers, the copperhead now will no longer work.
  • Uninstall the copperhead driver. Then reinstall the copperhead driver.

This worked for me, so I can finally get sensitivity down to a useful level. I'm rating it a 5 to cancel the 1 and bring it to a 2.5-ish overall rating from me. Overall the driver situation is not great, but the equipment itself seems good.

Oh, and apparently it still has a problem where two mouse buttons cannot register at the same time. That would suck if you play some quake engine games where you're zoomed in by holding one button, but need to fire with another.

"Poor value for money"
5 stars"

The razer headset and keyboard were so amazing, I bought the copperhead mouse as well. I should have read some reviews…

First, it's $30 dearer in store than online, also there's no choice of colours in store (green only), so, buy online of course.

Second, there are no functional drivers for most nforce4 mobos. It's been about 3 months since they released any drivers or firmware for it, and according to their support staff, it doesn't look too good for anything in the near future. There are other motherboards unsupported as well, but you'll have to really hunt through their support system, or email them, to find out which ones they are.

Third, it skips, the drivers and firmware can't be updated on most systems, the resolution is way too high, and jitters all over the show. You can lower the resolution, but for me this was only with the default profiles because the drivers don't work on any of the systems here. It is an extremely difficult mouse to use.

Fourth, read this line up of popular mice: http://www.esreality.com/?… Especially: http://www.esreality.com/?… and: http://www.esreality.com/?… and: http://www.esreality.com/?…

It ranks near the bottom (consistently below the cheaper diamondback, btw), or simply at the bottom, in all the tests that matter.

In game, it makes RTS games awkward, and unpredictable, since you can't accurately grab & group units, and the buttons (esp the mouse wheel) are too jittery. In FPS games it's not as bad, but noticeably lacks the smoothness of other mice.

I've gone back to my MX518, and will leave this as a spare.

Description

The Copperhead is the brand new gaming mouse released by RAZER. The fact that this is the Worlds First Laser Gaming Mouse along with it having a 2000dpi resoution make it the only mouse to have for the true PC gamer.

Features:
  • 2000 DPI Laser Engine Powered by Razer Precision
  • 1000 Hz Ultrapolling (adjustable to 125Hz & 500Hz) with 1 ms response time as compared with 125Hz/8 ms response time used by other conventional gaming mice
  • 32KB Onboard Memory Powered by Razer Synapse
  • 7 independently programmable buttons optimized with Razer’s Hyperesponse technology for ultra tactile button feedback and maximum actions-per-minute (APM) gameplay
  • Up to 3 customizable weight standards and optional dummy buttons*
  • Zero-Acoustic Ultraslick Teflon feet
  • 16 bit data path, as compared to 8 bit and 12 bit data paths used by other conventional mice
  • High speed motion detection, up to 45ips and 20g / Over 7080 frames per second
  • Always-On mode pioneered by Razer - the laser engine sensor never powers down to provide instantaneous response at all times during gameplay
  • Award winning Razer drivers featuring On-the-Fly Sensitivity DPI adjustment pioneered by Razer
  • Size: 5.04" length x 2.5" width x 1.54" height
  • GlowPipe non-slip side rails
  • Ergonomic ambidextrous design
  • Ultra large non-slip rubber coated mouse buttons
  • Gold plated USB connector for maximum conductivity
  • 7 foot, lightweight, non-tangle cord
  • Release date NZ
    June 16th, 2006
    Manufacturer code:
    RZ01-050300-R1M1
    Manufacturer Code
    RZ01-050300-R1M1
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    UPC
    897126000225
    Product ID
    1515133

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