Razer Diamondback Gaming Mouse Review

After a long break from 2007 – 2015, Razor Diamondback is back again in 2015 with more beautiful and sleek design, robust features and a powerful software suite. Razer first introduced its thin, long and light gaming mouse back in 2004, and now it has returned to the market with great enhancements and is ready to rejoice all of it’s old school fans.

Razer Diamondback - Chroma Ambidextrous Gaming Mouse
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Design and Features

Born from extensive research and engineering, Razer now presents its Diamondblack mouse with great functionalities, like improved design, optical gaming sensor and increased accuracy with greater speed. The rubber side grips make it comfortable and provide a full grip in hand even in the most thrilling and fast situations. Moreover, in terms of buttons, it has a total seven buttons, a right button, a left button, a scrolling wheel and four thumb buttons (two on each side).  The thumb buttons can be programmed and you can disable the other side, which you are not using, depending on if you are right handed or left handed, this is a great advantage of its seamless design – it suits both left handed and right handed gamers.

Featured with over 16.8 million back-light colors, various parts of the mouse can be controlled by Razer Synapse 2.0 software. The lighting effect is very nice and you can use the Razer Synapse software to link it to various games with each game having its own color, button profile and Sensitivity in DPI (Dots per inch). Users can fully customize and control the mouse like creating profiles, linking games, controlling lights, adjusting back-lighting, programming buttons and choosing sensitivity simply and directly through the Razer Synapse software without getting into any complex issues. All setting are easy to access at a click of a button.

Performance

In terms of Performance, the Razer Diamondblack was tested against various Action and Adventurous games. Razer Diamondblack performed well with action games like Titanfall, StarCraft II: Whispers of Oblivion, Batman: Arkham Knight and Star Wars. Moreover it showed great responsiveness and is reliable while playing first-person shooting games like CoD and CSGO. The programmable buttons definately come into use, although it does lack some quality on it’s performance compared to other mice by Razer such as the Deathadder or Mamba.

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