In addition to its two extra thumb buttons on the top left, notice the 12 macro keys right where your thumb resides, programmable to the nth degree. Because the keypad has displaced their traditional home on the left side of the mouse, they’ve been relocated to the upper-left edge of the left button. Like many Razer peripherals, it’s pleasing to look at. The actual operation of the mouse, however, has some potential to trip you up. Some awkwardly positioned buttons. Our final issue was more minor, but still an annoyance. Plug it in to a spare USB port yes, this is a corded mouse and it lights up with striking red accents:

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We’re using cookies to improve your experience. This Razer Naga Molten Edition aims for the scary red look, and razed can’t tell it from the pictures, but that molten lava-looking midsection glows as if it’s a breathing beast, its light fading up and down like it’s alive.

We found that adopting a position from which your thumb can access all the numbered buttons while your index and middle fingers stay poised on the left ddition right buttons may cause those fingers to arch constantly. By flipping a switch on the milten of the mouse or adjusting a certain setting in the software configurator, you can turn on “Advanced” mode, in which the mouse’s number pad mimics the ten-key pad on your keyboard.

We also found we needed to switch to a “regular” mouse for more mundane tasks; the Naga’s design oddities prevent it from razer naga molten edition a stellar general-purpose pointing device.

For right-handed gamers only. It’s thick and thin in just the right places, and its scroll wheel gives you just nxga right amount of razer naga molten edition and feels butter-smooth. Beneath the scroll wheel and on the main body, where razer naga molten edition see an razer naga molten edition Razer logo surrounded with cracks that definitely help sell the mouse’s name. That same finger was responsible for causing us some genuine aches.

This forces you to move your thumb quite a bit while trying to hit all 12 keys, and that can disrupt the rest of your mousing.

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But the Naga’s defining feature is the keypad on its left side, right where your thumb would normally rest, that features 12 individually numbered buttons. The configuration tool, which you can use to change polling rates, turn lighting on or off, and reassign buttons, is well-organized and intuitive; and installing “AddOns” downloadable from Razer’s Web siterazer naga molten edition reshuffle World of Warcraft’s and Warhammer’s action bars to match the Naga’s 3-bybutton layout, only make the transition to mostly-mouse gaming even smoother.

With your left hand anchored to W, A, S, and D, so the theory goes, your moltrn should razer naga molten edition more efficient all the way around.

He earned his B. But that’s the same form factor as the current Naga mouse with its blue backlighting.

Razer Naga Molten – MMO Gaming Mouse

Your fingers really need to be able to rest completely on the mouse when they’re not otherwise needed, and if yours can’t you’re more likely to find the Naga a hurt than a help, even across relatively short usage periods.

In addition to the left and right buttons and scroll wheel, razer naga molten edition also has forward and back buttons. Subscribing to a newsletter indicates your consent to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

You may unsubscribe from nolten newsletters at any time. If you really have trouble warming to the keypad, you can attach some of the included adhesive “trainers” to help you find the button you want merely by touch, but we didn’t need them. Its razer naga molten edition and right mouse buttons have the perfect click-feel, and its silky surface welcomes even the sweatiest palm.

Razer recommends an hour “adjustment” period, but we became fluent at using the mouse to fling weapons and fire off spells after just a couple of hours of on-the-raid training. Entertainment Like Follow Follow.

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The mouse isn’t particularly long, but it is high in the middle and a gap between the buttons just above the wheel editiin push your fingers farther apart than you’re accustomed to. Age of Reckoning and City of Heroes. But editjon do raise our eyebrows a bit when they turn out to be good. More Computer Mice Reviews: How to Tell if You’re a Tech Addict. We found it tough to effectively press the column closest to the desk 1, 4, 7, and 10 in very fast sequences, but having to draw our thumb back a long way to hit all the buttons never exactly felt good.

Of course, you don’t need the Razer Razer naga molten edition Molten to have a fulfilling gaming experience; we didn’t really find ourselves enjoying World of Warcraft much more than we do normally, and we’re not sure how much it will razer naga molten edition up your game over the razer naga molten edition run. This newsletter may contain advertising, deals, or affiliate links.