Review Razer Naga X Review: Surrounded By Strong Predators

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Do these mice still have lousy durability? I went through several Nagas during the several years I played WoW, before I finally got the hint to stop buying them.
They quickly developed the double click, and there doesn't appear to be any way to fix it, except buy a new one.
 
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Do these mice still have lousy durability? I went through several Nagas during the several years I played WoW, before I finally got the hint to stop buying them.
They quickly developed the double click, and there doesn't appear to be any way to fix it, except buy a new one.
They all have the double click problem. It doesn't matter what brand you buy. Haven't tried the optical switches yet though.
 
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Do these mice still have lousy durability? I went through several Nagas during the several years I played WoW, before I finally got the hint to stop buying them. They quickly developed the double click, and there doesn't appear to be any way to fix it, except buy a new one.
Nearly all mice have issues with switch bounce after a while. Tons of mice use SPDT switches which could be debounced with 100% reliability using an SR latch but none that I am aware of are bothering to do so. I have modded one of my mice with a CD4043 SR-latch to eliminate switch bounce once, might do so with my G600 when its L/R buttons start acting up too.
 
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I would not buy the Corsair Scimitar Pro RGB personally. I have used the razer Naga for years and tried to go with the Corsair Scimitar Pro RGB as an upgrade. I gave it away to a friend for free who uses it as a back up now. the rubbery plastic peels off after a small amount of use and so does the paint on the buttons. The mouse is very heavy in comparison which is good or bad depending on what you are looking for I guess. The left click and right click were the worst part. When pushing down the left click the plastic tab would bend and touch the end of the mouse before registering a click resulting in plenty of miss clicks. After a month of use this seemed to diminish a bit but it requires a lot of force to click so clicking fast is off the table. I have since gone back to the Naga trinity. Seeing this mouse promoted gave me a sweet dose of PTSD.
 

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Doubleclick issues are still rampant in Razer mice (I have DeathAdder Elite's with this this problem), check out forums.There are interesting articles about how the Omron switches are actually used out of spec (with lower current than admissible), causing debouncing issues. Regardless of the reason, Razer knows (or should know) about it but doesn't do anything about it. They keep marketing xx milion clicks switches, but the truth is your expensive mouse is gonna start doubleclicking after a few months. I love the shape and feel of Razer mice, but they are not worth it unless you are ready to take a soldering iron to it and replace the Omron switches every year ...
 
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They quickly developed the double click, and there doesn't appear to be any way to fix it, except buy a new one.
Yup. Buy new, actual quality microswitches like japanese Omron D2F-01F, Kailh GM 8.0 or Kailh GM 4.0 for about 1-2 USD/piece, and solder them in after you desoldered whatever crap Razer put in it on the assembly line. For 5 USD tops, you have a better mouse than it ever was, and it will stay that way for a considerably longer time. Years. : D

The new opticals will probably last longer than the previous switches used by Razer, even by their nature, but if they fail, there are already replacement options on the market, albeit not too many as of yet (as you can't put mechanical switches to mice that use optical ones by default, so the technology needs more time to be more widely used to have more options on the aftermarket).


The same bs goes rampant even at Logitech with their Omron D2FC-F-K(50M) switches. They feel pretty nice and all, but in terms of durability, they are absolutely low tier. My G PRO Wireless had clicking issues in 7 months. We are talking about an overengineered, 150 USD mouse with a literal "endoskeleton" (high-end hardware, layers of parts, 31+ screws, basically perfect build quality), and it's still not an uncommon spectacle, it's a known issue, while it still couldn't rock a japanese Alps encoder for the wheel. Again, we are talking about a ~1-1,2 USD part. And this price is for the end user for a piece, not the price for a huge company which buys these things in the hundred thousands/millions...

If I had paid money for the Logi, I would have been seriously pissed, but wouldn't have hesitated to go ahead and change the switches out (and the encoder if I'm already at it) anyway, as I'm not gonna bother with warranty with this kind of problem; you wait for weeks, and in the best case scenario, they'll put the same <Mod Edit> in it again.
 
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