Razer DeathAdder V2 Gaming Mouse Review

Razer DeathAdder V2 Gaming Mouse Review

Since Razer DeathAdder gaming mouse released in 2006, its mold had been used for 14 years. The DeathAdder series has sold more than 10 million. It is still the core model of Razer gaming mice and has a pivotal position in the game peripherals.

So what about the Razer DeathAdder V2 released in early 2020?


Razer DeathAdder V2 Packaing

The packaging of Razer DeathAdder V2 also adopts the classic black + green packaging. The front is marked with main features: Razer Chroma RGB, Razer Focus+ optical sensor, ergonomic design, 10 million sold, Speedflex cable.

Razer DeathAdder v2 Gaming Mouse Specifications
Dimensions5 x 2.43 x 1.68 inches (127 x 61.7 x 42.7mm)
Weight0.18 lbs (82g)
CableRazer™ Speedflex Cable
Tilt Scroll WheelNo
LED Zones2 zones
Lighting TypeRazer Chroma 16.8 million colors
On-board Memory Profiles5
Mouse Feet100% PTFE
Switch70 Million Clicks
SensorRazer Focus+ (PAW3399)
Sensitivity100 - 20,000 CPI
SpeedUp to 450 IPS, 50 G acceleration
Polling rate1,000Hz (1ms)
Max acceleration50G
Max tracking speed650 IPS
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Razer DeathAdder V2 Accessories

  • Razer DeathAdder V2 Mouse
  • Manual



Razer DeathAdder V2 Appearance

From the appearance, the Razer DeathAdder V2 mouse still continues the classic shape. The surface is ultra-thin black matte paint, excellent wear resistance.

Razer DeathAdder V2’s size (127 × 61.7 × 42.7mm) is smaller than the size of DeathAdder Elite (127 × 70 × 44mm), but this is still a large size gaming mouse.

The weight is only 82g (2.9 oz), which is 23g lighter than Razer DeathAdder Elite.

Side Skirt

Razer DeathAdder V2 Side Skirt

Durable non-slip textured rubber side skirt, very comfortable to grip.

Click Buttons

Razer DeathAdder V2 Click Buttons

Razer DeathAdder V2 click buttons equipped with Razer optical micro switch, the click sound is crisp and feels comfortable.

Scroll Wheel

Razer DeathAdder V2 Scroll Wheel

The scroll wheel touch and scratch resistance feeling are excellent. The scale of the scroll wheel is clear, the damping is moderate, but the rapid scrolling has some noise.


Razer DeathAdder V2 Bottom

The bottom of Razer DeathAdder V2 gaming mouse has super smooth PTFE feet stickers and profile switch button.


Razer DeathAdder V2 Lighting

Razer DeathAdder V2 has 2 Chroma™ 16.8 million RGB lighting zone: scroll wheel and logo.


Razer DeathAdder V2 Disassemble

Razer DeathAdder V2 mouse is easy to disassemble, just remove the 3 screws on the bottom.


Razer DeathAdder V2 PCB

The electronic components of the PCB board are neatly arranged. The center is the top-level Pixart PAW3399 sensor with 20K DPI.


Razer DeathAdder V2 Microcontroller

NXP LPC51U68 JBD48 is an ARM Cortex-M0+ based microcontroller, running at a frequency of 150 MHz, 256KB flash,96KB SRAM.

Micro Switch

Razer DeathAdder V2 Micro Switch

DeathAdder V2’s micro switch is Razer customized switch, durability for up to 70 million clicks, every click with no debounce delay.


Razer DeathAdder V2 TTC 14mm Encoder

TTC 14mm mouse wheel roller encoder

Pros & Cons


  • Great ergonomic design
  • Lightweight
  • Speedflex cable
  • On-board memory
  • 20,000 DPI sensor


  • Only two RGB lighting zone
  • Only right-handed
  • Not suitable for small hands
  • DPI buttons’ position is a little behind

In Summary

In addition to having a classic appearance, the Razer DeathAdder V2 gaming mouse also has a flagship gaming mouse configuration but at a mid-range price.