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#1 bp9801

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Posted 12 December 2011 - 11:42 PM

We have a new review up, this time of a gaming mouse. See what OCC reviewer BluePanda thinks of it as she reviews the ROCCAT Kova [+] Gaming Mouse - http://www.overclock...ws/roccat_kova/

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Posted 13 December 2011 - 12:51 AM

I'm rather confused about how the DeathAdder got a 7 on precision. I've used several mice, and the DeathAdder is near the top of the list for my recommendations, due to it's precision as well as it's comfort (Which is because of how I hold my mouse-- palmed, with my pointer on the left click, middle finger on scroll wheel, and ring finger on right click).

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Posted 13 December 2011 - 12:53 AM

Nice review :)
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Posted 13 December 2011 - 03:04 AM

Thanks for the review Blue! Looks like a great mouse IMO

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Posted 13 December 2011 - 08:50 AM

I think the packaging looks cooler then the mouse. :lol: Nice review Bluepanda!

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Posted 13 December 2011 - 02:33 PM

I'm rather confused about how the DeathAdder got a 7 on precision. I've used several mice, and the DeathAdder is near the top of the list for my recommendations, due to it's precision as well as it's comfort (Which is because of how I hold my mouse-- palmed, with my pointer on the left click, middle finger on scroll wheel, and ring finger on right click).


Don't forget...I've got small hands. I'm pretty sure I mentioned this fact throughout. However, I don't expect you to read allll of it...:lol: But this does make a big difference in opinion on the "fit" of the mouse. Either way I find putting a number on these things tough and often can be a bit misleading. :P The text means a lot more than the numbers. It's not like a case or cooler where there are actual hard numbers.

I think the packaging looks cooler then the mouse. :lol: Nice review Bluepanda!

That seems to be the one of the things ROCCAT really puts effort in...I've seen a few of their products roll through...packaging is what they've got.

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Posted 13 December 2011 - 02:53 PM

What's the difference between this and the original Kova? And the packaging looks similar to Razer as well as the actual mouse. I wonder if that's on purpose.

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Posted 13 December 2011 - 02:55 PM

What's the difference between this and the original Kova? And the packaging looks similar to Razer as well as the actual mouse. I wonder if that's on purpose.

I though I had mentioned that in the review...the only difference seems to be the Easy Shift feature. That was the same for the ROCCAT Kone and Kone[+] as well.

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Posted 13 December 2011 - 03:04 PM

Don't forget...I've got small hands. I'm pretty sure I mentioned this fact throughout. However, I don't expect you to read allll of it...:lol: But this does make a big difference in opinion on the "fit" of the mouse. Either way I find putting a number on these things tough and often can be a bit misleading. :P The text means a lot more than the numbers. It's not like a case or cooler where there are actual hard numbers.


That seems to be the one of the things ROCCAT really puts effort in...I've seen a few of their products roll through...packaging is what they've got.

Fair enough. I didn't really read through it thoroughly-- I glanced at it before I went to sleep. I'll read it through again, because I like reading reviews for mice, and it's hard to find a nice review from a competitive gamers aspect.

Edit: Do you have the original DeathAdder, or the 3.5G one?

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Posted 13 December 2011 - 04:23 PM

I though I had mentioned that in the review...the only difference seems to be the Easy Shift feature. That was the same for the ROCCAT Kone and Kone[+] as well.

It's easier to ask than to read the whole review. :rolleyes:

Nifty feature but not worth the premium. :whistling:

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Posted 13 December 2011 - 04:45 PM

Fair enough. I didn't really read through it thoroughly-- I glanced at it before I went to sleep. I'll read it through again, because I like reading reviews for mice, and it's hard to find a nice review from a competitive gamers aspect.

Edit: Do you have the original DeathAdder, or the 3.5G one?


I have the 3.5G version of the mouse. Still one of my favorites. :D

It's easier to ask than to read the whole review. :rolleyes:

Nifty feature but not worth the premium. :whistling:


Yea...I noticed that as well, and to be honest I haven't used much of the plus features since I tested it out for the review. Can't seem to find a real need to. Maybe I need to play more games and quit studying lol. :thumbsup:

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Posted 14 December 2011 - 10:34 AM

Looks like a descent mouse to me. Great review. ;)

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