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Roccat Kone + VS Rat 7

Poll Results: Which Mouse?

 
  • 42% (8)
    RAT 7
  • 57% (11)
    Kone +
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post #1 of 16
Thread Starter 
Hey Guys,

I am stuck between deciding on the Kone + or the RAT 7?

Which one should I go for, they both practically the same price here in SA (South Africa)

Thanks guys smile.gif
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post #2 of 16
I had a Kone before the RAT7 I have now, the RAT7 seems a bit more comfortable now I've set it up and I don't lift off enough to notice the Z-axiz thing, I didn't have a problem with the Kone though - if it worked through my KVM switch I'd still be using now. I don't think there's much between them but I prefer the RAT now.
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post #3 of 16
I have a Kone+ and im happy with it,its pretty darn accurate.
I use it with a Razor destructor mat and they work very well together.

Got mine at start of Decemeber last year from a guy who had done a review and was selling on the item,i dont even know if it was officialy launched when i bought it.

Anyway i have a slight niggle and that is the coating where my left thumb lies is now worn through,this was worn through after about 6-7 weeks of light gaming and i wasnt impressed at first but ive sort of overlooked it as i have now got quite used to this mouse and how accurate it is.

Also the cotaing to the right side of where my palm rests has completely worn through(Roccat symbol)

I find the grip comfortable,i use claw grip for quick FPS type and palm for RTS type,works well for me with both.

The thing that i like the most is just how configurable this mouse is due to its software.
There are so many options configurable and you can make profiles and asign the profiles to change upon the start of an exe.
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post #4 of 16
yeah roccat probally has the best software of any gaming company out there but the coating is a HUGE let down

if you like bulky, heavy mice with palm grip shape then its great
post #5 of 16
If it fits your hand use shape, the kone plus is the way to go as it's the better mouse technically.
    
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post #6 of 16
I have the first generation kone. Love it smile.gif
post #7 of 16
The best software = no software just sayin

And I wouldn't get either of them. What other choices do you have in South Africa?
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post #8 of 16
Well I have the RAT 7 and it takes some to time to get used to it...ergonomics wise its not the best mouse around [even though you can adjust a tons of stuff on it] and I think that Kone+ would do a better job... ultimately I would go for Mionix Naos 52oo...I don't know if you can get it in SAR but I think that would be my next choice...superb build quality, awesome ergonomics and nice software smile.gif
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post #9 of 16
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@cuad: Here is a link to a SA store - http://rebeltech.co.za/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=114_125_126&page=1&sort=3d

@Komder: Please look at the store above and tell me which one you referring to smile.gif

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post #10 of 16
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Originally Posted by Mikrouwel;13338421 
@cuad: Here is a link to a SA store - http://rebeltech.co.za/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=114_125_126&page=1&sort=3d

@Komder: Please look at the store above and tell me which one you referring to smile.gif

Thanks again

If you dont need more than 5 buttons then for palm grip i would go for Razer Death Adder 3500 Black edition, I see they have that available there

Otherwise the roccat kone+ and steelseries xai are great too but the sensor is just not as good as the deathadder
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