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Pro Comfortable for most sizes of hands and grips
The Deathadder gaming mouse has a simple design and ergonomics that makes it comfortable for a wide variety of hand sizes and grips.
Pro Two side buttons in an easily accessible yet unobtrusive position
The two side buttons on this gaming mouse are programmable and have the exact same actuation as the left and right mouse buttons. They are also placed well where they are easy to access but are also unobtrusive.
Pro Braided cord
The DeathAdder Chroma gaming mouse has a 2.13m braided cable, that helps prevent kinking, curling and protects the cable prolonging life of mouse.
Pro Synapse is well-designed driver software
Synapse can be a useful tool by saving a users setting to the cloud automatically, setting do not need to be remembered upon re-installs or using a friends PC.
Pro Reasonably lightweight at 105 grams
At 105 grams the Razer Deathadder Chroma gaming mouse is reasonably lightweight.
Pro 10.000 CPI sensor
The new Avago ADNS-S3989 optical sensore used in the Razer Deathadder Chroma gaming mouse allows for a whopping 10,000 CPI.
Pro Rubber textured sides
Pro Slightly larger than a common mouse
With dimensions, 127 mm/5.00” x 70 mm/2.76” x 44 mm/1.73”, Deathadder is just a bit bigger than an everyday mouse.
Pro 16.8 million customizable color options
The mouses software allows for a wide selection of solid color options as well as colors that rotate.
Pro 5 Independently programmable buttons
All five buttons on the device are independently programmable with the Synapse software.
Pro Left- and right-click buttons have a concave that helps fingers stay in place
The concave w design of the left and right mouse buttons allows for fingers to stay easily in place comfortably.
Con Requires signing in and connecting to a server before the mouse can be used to its full potential
To get the latest drivers or edit settings you have to download "synapse" an "online cloud device updater and profile storage" application. You have to register an account with your email and have it running in the background constantly for changes to take effect.
Con Distracting lights
Although the lights on the mouse look nice, they may bother or be distracting to some people. If they are too distracting, they can be turned off but that does require proprietary software that many do not like having installed.
Con Left mouse button dies pretty quickly
Known from experience on multiple occasions.