Razer DeathAdder Elite Vs. ThermalTake Black Element Cyclone
The DeathAdder Elite by Razer uses an Optical sensor, providing a DPI/CPI range of 16,000 dpi. This results in a tracking speed of 450 IPS, and a maximum acceleration of 50 g. It uses a USB, Gold-plated connection with a 2.1m cable. It weighs in at 105 g grams with the cable and is approximately 127 x 70 x 44 mm (LxWxH).
Black Element Cyclone
The Black Element Cyclone by ThermalTake uses a Laser sensor from Avago, specifically the 9500, providing a DPI/CPI range of up yo 6500dpi. It uses a USB, gold plated connection with a 1.8m braided cable.