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Razer Taipan Expert Ambidextrous Gaming Mouse

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Reviews and Problems with Razer Taipan Expert Ambidextrous Gaming Mouse

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Overall 2
2.0

Middle mouse button failure.

Kierwynn, Amazon
21 July 2014
  • Summary: Loved it when I got it in March, never used the scroll wheel / middle mouse button in games, but within a few hours of playing Cross last night and using the middle mouse button (default keybind) to switch suit modes, it gave out. Now it responds to maybe one in ten clicks. I won't eve begin to speak to how bad razer synapse is, everyone already knows it Sucks.
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Overall 2
2.0

Don't buy any Razer product.

Li Pei, Amazon
29 May 2014
  • Summary: For years, the Razer mouse is a good choice for gaming and general use. Well, not anymore. Now, with the creepy design of its driver, these mice become worthless. First, in order to use this mouse, you must have another mouse which is not Razer to download the driver and finish the install process. This mouse can't be used until the driver is installed. Can't used!!!!!!!!!!!
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Overall 2
2.0

Absolute Junk - I'm done with Razer.

beaner "JohnnyMarr", Amazon
21 May 2014
  • Summary: 8 months and it just plain stopped working. This is my third try at Razer, the other was a Razer Lachesis and it failed after 1 month. The replacement lachesis failed after 3 months. Stick it where the sun shines Razer! I'm done with you! I have logitechs that are 5 years old and still going, go with them people. Razer is the biggest ripoff in gaming.
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Overall 2
2.0

[MacOSX] Great Hardware, Horrible Software

Will, Amazon
19 April 2013
  • Summary: I bought this way back in December 2012, when I wanted to move away from my mouse and the acceleration issues and go all out with a good gaming mouse with proper drivers like a gaming mouse should. Unfortunately, after shooing the Taipan, I ended up regretting my purchase. The driver and hardware work as I would expect, and performs just fine, but it's the Synapse 2.0 software that is just killing the entire experience. I am running Mac OS X 10.6.8 on a Macbook Pro.
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Overall 2
2.0

wouldnt do again

Amazon
5 December 2012
  • Summary: The synapse software is awful. It constantly quits controlling the extra buttons. Ill either have to restart the software or the computer in order for the extra buttons to work properly. This happens about 2-3 times a week. The original mouse started skipping to the top left corner of the screen every time I moved it so I called up razor. The gentleman said it was defective and needed to be sent back. He just needed the standard receipt and some info.
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Overall 2
2.0

Poor customer support

Seth Hanzik, Amazon
3 November 2012
  • Summary: For the first month this product was great. I purchased it to replace my aging Razer Copperhead, and at first I loved it. When it works, it is fantastic. However, now the mouse does not work from a cold boot or standby forcing me to unplug and replug it in to get it working again. Ok, so I got a bad one. No big deal right, it happens? Just request replacement under RMA. Oh no, this is where the process becomes convoluted and absolutely unacceptable.
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Overall 2
2.0

Very poor life

Ashish Kumar, flipkart.com
8 September 2014
  • Summary: I am writing this review after using this mouse for 1.5 years. First of all its a wrist mouse not a finger mouse and gives you a complete control over the mouse and feel very comfortable while using it. However, its not best mouse if you are looking for a long life mouse. I play 2-3 hours of games daily and the left click doesn't work very well. not worth purchasing only for 1.5 years. Hope you find my review worth.
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Overall 2
2.0

you press the side buttons all the time by accident ...

chris, Amazon
4 September 2014
  • Summary: you press the side buttons all the time by accident unless claw grip. lazer will only work on metal matt. over priced.
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Overall 2
2.0

Poor Mac Compatibility

M. Guenther, Amazon
13 March 2014
  • Summary: Product claims "Synapse 2.0" is mac compatible, however it is unstable and repeatedly loses my settings when not causing my computer to crash. This has happened with two different mac computers over a period of eight months and multiple patches of the software, Razer does not seem to be committed to making the software stable and functional on platforms other than Windows.
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Overall 2
2.0

Razer Taipan Gaming Mouse

LBurke, FutureShop
2 February 2014
  • Summary: I am really disappointed with this product. From the other reviews, I must have purchased a bad one.
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