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Razer Lachesis Laser Gaming Mouse 44.97 @ PC World

£44.97 @ PC World
Just noticed this on PC World (also Currys and Dixons). Its the cheepest I could see. Amazon are at 59.99.  Not bad for a mouse with 4000 dpi can collect at store aswell. When you're gaming you n… Read More
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6y, 9m agoFound 6 years, 9 months ago
Just noticed this on PC World (also Currys and Dixons). Its the cheepest I could see. Amazon are at 59.99.  Not bad for a mouse with 4000 dpi can collect at store aswell.

When you're gaming you need to be in ultimate control, and that means using technology that will always keep up with the pace. With the Razer Lachesis Laser Gaming Mouse, you can be sure you'll never be held back.With its remarkable 4000 dpi 3G laser sensor, the Razer Lachesis Gaming Mouse gives you fantastic control , however tricky the situation you find yourself in. Not only that, this clever contraption even uses its 32KB Razer Synapse onboard memory to remember your preferred settings, giving you the best shot at victory whatever you're playing.The Hyperesponse buttons on this Razer Lachesis Laser Gaming Mouse ensure that no matter where or how quickly you press them, you're guaranteed total accuracy. Never be defeated again.
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banned#1
This is the cheapest I could find, so voted hot, but I can almost guarantee this will be cold due to people not wanting to spend more than £3 on a mouse!!
#2
Thanks at least someone gets the value of this!
1 Like #3
Zavvi at £49.95, so that's the nearest price. Shame that pcworld's 20% off code doesn't apply to gaming mice. Either way, not a bad price.

I'm thinking about buying a Cyborg RAT - it looks ridiculous!! You can get those for about £40ish.
#4
Decent, hot. I'm running an MS Sidewinder X8 at the moment, which is brilliant, though the rechargeable battery seems have lost some significant capacity recently. Doesn't matter much though, the magnetic cord is awesome.
#5
Ooh, purdy lights!
#6
I love my Razor Deathadder. Don't seem to remember paying near £45 for it though. Seems a bit pricey, but may be the best price available.
#7
Got mine off an auction site brand new for £30 and this was over a year ago so expensive..
Plus the fact this modal will be redundant soon as a new higher dpi version of the Lachesis is coming out soon
#8
Expelliarmus
I'm thinking about buying a Cyborg RAT - it looks ridiculous!! You can get those for about £40ish.


That looks immense! I would love to try the 7 (or 9). However there's no chance I'm buying one as I'm a leftie :(
#9
After a posting a few days ago, I switched from my Razor Copperhead which I have been using for 4 years to a G9X. Good price though
#10
Moved to a Razer Naga for MMORPG play recently and loving it... Really good build quality and a nice long cable - enjoying being wired again after several years with wireless mice.
#11
phannon86
Decent, hot. I'm running an MS Sidewinder X8 at the moment, which is brilliant, though the rechargeable battery seems have lost some significant capacity recently. Doesn't matter much though, the magnetic cord is awesome.
+1. I love mine. Cost me £17.50 delivered from Microsoft Expert Zone :)

Edited By: MintMouse on Sep 13, 2010 13:46: .
#12
i bought this mouse online last year at this price, very good and comfortable mouse :)
#13
cold. why would you spend that much when this does exactly the same job... ?
#14
niceguyrichy
cold. why would you spend that much when this does exactly the same job... ?


It doesn't do exactly the same job though. You obviously don't play games at a competitive level.
#15
The cheapest iv'e seen so voted hot & Yes i'm a keen competitive gamer
#16
niceguyrichy
cold. why would you spend that much when this does exactly the same job... ?


Why have a Ferrari when a Hyundai snotbox will still get you from A to B?
#17
well put.
#18
LMAO i may have forgotten something in my first post.
where is it now... ah yes, here: " :p "
#19
niceguyrichy
cold. why would you spend that much when this does exactly the same job... ?

4000 dpi or 800 dpi
guide dog or guide hamster?
#20
Expelliarmus
Zavvi at £49.95, so that's the nearest price. Shame that pcworld's 20% off code doesn't apply to gaming mice. Either way, not a bad price.

I'm thinking about buying a Cyborg RAT - it looks ridiculous!! You can get those for about £40ish.


That looks epic!
#21
niceguyrichy
LMAO i may have forgotten something in my first post.
where is it now... ah yes, here: " :p "


goddamn it stop trolling lol.

I think this might be the version 1, which has the 4,000 dpi sensor *only*
the v2 refresh has 5,600dpi (lol)
#22
Expelliarmus
Zavvi at £49.95, so that's the nearest price. Shame that pcworld's 20% off code doesn't apply to gaming mice. Either way, not a bad price.

I'm thinking about buying a Cyborg RAT - it looks ridiculous!! You can get those for about £40ish.


Holy sh!t, they look amazin. Rep added. might buy one myself
#23
Scratch that, just noticed the prices, i refuse to pay over £50 for a mouse :P
#24
borandi
niceguyrichy
cold. why would you spend that much when this does exactly the same job... ?


Why have a Ferrari when a Hyundai snotbox will still get you from A to B?


At least the Hyundai won't catch fire on the way
#25
i've got a G9X. I preferred my G7 though. But i heard a lot of problems with Razer mice which changed my mind as i was going to go for the lachesis. Suppose it's good for the lefties though.

One thing about Logitech though. The software is horrible!

Edited By: Dan-Fish on Sep 13, 2010 18:03: .
#26
I'd recommend the Deathadder over the Lachesis. I had a Lachesis for over a year and recently switched to the Deathadder 3.5G. While the Lachesis has 4000dpi and the Deathadder 3500dpi, the Deathadder has the more advanced sensor which makes it better than the Lachesis, and 3500dpi is more than enough for most gamers. The Deathadder is also slightly cheaper and available in left or right handed versions

dank57
4000 dpi or 800 dpi
guide dog or guide hamster?


Oh, and I have a Deathadder, but only run it at 900dpi. It's much more than just the DPI that makes these Razer mice much better than £5 jobbies from the market!
#27
Razer mice are terrible.
#28
EmSixTeen
Razer mice are terrible.


I disagree - I used to use an Imperator at work (believe it or not) which was really good. Comfortable, accurate and worked on pretty much any surface except glass.
#29
The high DPI of these mice is more of an annoyance than anything.

I have the Deathadder which is 3500 DPI, but I have it set to 900, and even then my sensitivity in Source games (TF2, CSS) is only set to 3/20. and that's still a higher sens than most players.

If I had it at 3500 DPI, I'd have to adjust the windows sensitivity in the control panel to balance it out, which I've heard can cause pixel skipping.
#30
Can someone explain to me what is the point of this? It's impossible to position your hand with anything like that accuracy.

Edited By: pibpob on Sep 14, 2010 00:08: .
#31
pibpob
Can someone explain to me what is the point of this? It's impossible to position your hand with anything like that accuracy.


Everyone is quoting just DPI. While this figure is high for this mouse and is one of it's main selling points, people are forgetting that other things are also important in a mouse used for gaming. You have the Ultrapolling rate (measured in Hz), how many inches the sensor can read a second, the acceleration it can take (in Gs), the feel of the mouse, the response time, number of buttons, etc...

As I said previously, unless you desperately need 4000 dpi (unlikely), you get a better all round gaming mouse with the Razer Deathadder. this Lachesis model was better than the Deathadder, but recently the Deathadder got upgraded, so the Lachesis is now the overall worse mouse out of the two. There is a new Lachesis coming soon though that will trump the Deathadder in terms of DPI if you need that

Edited By: MCobb on Sep 14, 2010 00:25: Cleaning up
#32
I hate this mouse, just never felt good in my hand, i have a naga and a ms 5 button mouse and they are both much better than this pile of crap, you will only be able to use 7 of the buttons as the other 2 will not be comfortable to reach, the mouse also suits lefties.
#33
MCobb
pibpob
Can someone explain to me what is the point of this? It's impossible to position your hand with anything like that accuracy.


Everyone is quoting just DPI. While this figure is high for this mouse and is one of it's main selling points, people are forgetting that other things are also important in a mouse used for gaming. You have the Ultrapolling rate (measured in Hz), how many inches the sensor can read a second, the acceleration it can take (in Gs), the feel of the mouse, the response time, number of buttons, etc...

As I said previously, unless you desperately need 4000 dpi (unlikely), you get a better all round gaming mouse with the Razer Deathadder. this Lachesis model was better than the Deathadder, but recently the Deathadder got upgraded, so the Lachesis is now the overall worse mouse out of the two. There is a new Lachesis coming soon though that will trump the Deathadder in terms of DPI if you need that
Thanks - that explains some things, but not the fundamental DPI figure. To me it looks just like the daft megapixel number on cameras - the bigger it is, the better it must be, right? The naive are bamboozled.

Things you mention above seem to be interrelated, such as the polling rate and the response time. And when you're talking about acceleration, are you really saying that people can move mice around so fast as to damage them?

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