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Mad Catz R.A.T.5 Mouse

Mad Catz R.A.T.5 Mouse
alaScore 83

804 reviews

Aug, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 804 reviews from magazines and websites. Comments about the design and build quality are overall positive. The value for money and reliability also get good feedback.

usability, reliability, value for money, build quality, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Mouse & Pointing Devices the Mad Catz R.A.T.5 Mouse is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 804 reviews)

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Amazon.com review summary for Mad Catz R.A.T.5 Mouse

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 693 user reviews of Mad Catz R.A.T.5 Mouse from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Mouse & Pointing Devices on Amazon.com.

usability, reliability, value for money, build quality, design

66% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Mad Catz R.A.T. 5 Professional Gaming Mouse for PC and MAC

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Mad Catz Cyborg R.A.T. 5 review

 

It's difficult to see where the corners have been cut in creating this great budget R.A.T. gaming mouse

Super smooth glide ; Adjustable in weight and length ; Good price

No swappable palm rests

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Worked for 6 months and the sensor failed

 

multiple buttons

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Its okay so far...

 

All in all I'm never going to buy another MadCatz mouse, not because of they make bad products but because there are other companies out there that have better quality products for the same price. I would suggest Logitech and Corsair mice.

I'm recently bought this after my G500 broke. Works pretty well so far as you would expect from a $50+ worth of equipment. The laser is solid, very precise and the traction is smooth as well

The grip took some getting used to because as you extend the adjustable palm rest, it kind of rises up against your palm and it gets uncomfortable ; The side scroll controller does not work. I've read other MadCatz mouse reviews that complain about...

Consumer review by:

Griff

 

they relly need to make the mouse pads/feet better at sliding. I have a razer mamba now and its night and day diference on how it slides compared to the rat. also wasnt too impressed with the software glitching on the rat. if they improve on the...

match the mouse to ur playing style. lots of set up options overall a good feel. + or - weight if un like heavy or light mouse. braided cable. that about it. o ya u get a tin to but ur leftover parts in

First off the position of the left and right clickers are a bit long so when u have to switch from the clikers to the wheel its a bit awkward because its too far back. Also the teflon pads dont slide like a high end mouse should they almost feel like...

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Horrible Experince

 

I received this mouse as a gift from my wife. I have been using a Logitech MX510 mouse for close to eight years. Really solid mouse but is starting to be dated with all the new stuff out there. I saw this mouse at 2012 PAX East and thought it was...

Feels good and looks good

Does not work correctly and the worst customer service

Product Specifications

Configuration

Built-in Storage Capability: No
Charging Unit Included: No
Force / Vibrate Feedback: No
Read / Write Functionality: No
Scrolling Type:4-ways
Scrolling Wheel: Yes
USB:USB 2.0
USB Hub: No

General Features

Battery-free Mouse: No
Gaming Product: Yes
Graphic Tablet with Mouse:Not Applicable
Graphic Tablet with Pen:Not Applicable
Input Registration:Optical Laser
Notebook Mouse: No
Platform:PC / Mac
Type:PC Mouse
Type of Connection:Cable
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