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I have a G500 and a QcK and I've not had any problems with negative acceleration. I believe it's because of my high-sens playstyle as opposed to most people's low sens although I've been trying to get my sens down lately.

I also have a G5 and I must admit, after using the G500 for months, I think the G5 tracks horribly on a QcK. It stutters and all kinds of crazy crap. So yeah, there are problems with cloth pads, but I'm not affected.
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Originally Posted by LOL_Wut_Axel;13339344 
LOL at you thinking an IME 3.0 is better than a Logitech G500 or a DeathAdder.

The IME 3.0 is certainly better than a G500. Better price, better weight, better LOD and better sensor.

Compared to the deathadder: Better price, better weight, better LOD and better design.

I don't know of any flaws in the g500s design, but its non-centered sensor might count.
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post #13 of 25
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Originally Posted by cuad;13339375 
The IME 3.0 is certainly better than a G500. Better price, better weight, better LOD and better sensor.

Compared to the deathadder: Better price, better weight, better LOD and better design.

I don't know of any flaws in the g500s design, but its non-centered sensor might count.

No, it's not. Better price, sure. Better weight, subjective. Better LOD, subjective. Better sensor, subjective.

IME 3.0 feels extremely cheap and its sensitivity I find is too low. It's an extremely outdated mouse.
    
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post #14 of 25
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Originally Posted by LOL_Wut_Axel;13339419 
No, it's not. Better price, sure. Better weight, subjective. Better LOD, subjective. Better sensor, subjective.

Let's pretend all this is true for arguments sake. Now let's pretend you said that before you said this:
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Originally Posted by LOL_Wut_Axel;13339344 
LOL at you thinking an IME 3.0 is better than a Logitech G500 or a DeathAdder.

What do you think?
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post #15 of 25
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Originally Posted by cuad;13339490 
Let's pretend all this is true for arguments sake. Now let's pretend you said that before you said this:



What do you think?

Those are just some arguments. If you actually think those things you mentioned are right or automatically make you right, you're wrong. For one, the sensor on the IME 3.0 is not better, so me calling it subjective was wrong. Its sensor has extremely low sensitivity, limiting its uses. It also uses outdated optical tracking technology. The weight on the IME 3.0 is not adjustable, either. Like I also said, it also feels extremely cheap. Those two are complete deal-breakers for most gamers, to be honest. People that still buy it is because it's an extremely old mouse or because they somehow think old=better automatically.

Sorry, but the IME 3.0 doesn't hold a candle to either the MX518, the G500, or the DeathAdder.
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post #16 of 25
The better mouse is always subjective to the user, a lot of people ( you know who you are ) are really into this "because the pro gamers use it"

@Topic

Maybe the Puretrack Stealth?
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post #17 of 25
Whoa ladies stop fighting.

Both of you are making valid points, but whether that matters is completely subjective to the user themselves. I'll admit that I used to be in cuad's position defending an outdated mouse for whatever reasons I had, but I guess I thought there wasn't anything better for what I required as a gamer. I now try to be open minded about things, but I may show bias here and there.

In terms of sheer sensor performance, it's true that the MLT 04 isn't even in the same league as an Avago 3080, 3888, or even 9500 (on hard surfaces only), but when we focus on actual uses, maybe only 2/10 people are going to make the 3.0 loose perfect control due to their preferred playing style. On the other hand I can side with Axel and say that around 7/10 gamers (aka the majority) are going to require a higher DPI count due to their preferred modern day resolution and or sensitivity.

This debate can go either way.

-I will agree that newer Intellimice feel cheap as hell, but that's subjective.
-I will agree and state that the sensor is a outdated in comparison to newer Avago sensors regardless of the prediction card, although many people will do well with it if they know the limits.
-LOD between the G500 and 3.0 is quite even, but the LOD on the DA is quite high IMO.
-The Deathadder only weights around 6-7 grams more than a 3.0, but it feels heavier due to a double PCB design.
-The G500's overall design is biased towards wrist based players (offcentered sensor design, weights for pivoting, etc).

And the list can go on... but it dosen't really matter unless you know what you need out of a mouse.

tl;dr. Better is subjective to each mouse and player
post #18 of 25
Does the off centering sensor position matter at all? I mean when I moved from a a middle sensor moused to the top sensor(G700) I really didnt feel any difference.
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post #19 of 25
Negligible difference. It'll invariably exaggerate any movements, since the sensor is further away from the pivotal locus, which some people might notice. It depends on how much one would care about not having the sensor right under their palm. A centred sensor might give a better sense of control to some users but not to others.
    
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post #20 of 25
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I personally love the sensor being moved forward, it gives greater control for smaller movements.
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