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Hey all, I currently have the mouse out of a logitech mk550 combo

[ame="http://www.amazon.com/Logitech-Wireless-Combo-Keyboard-920-002555/dp/accessories/B003VAHYNC"]Amazon.com: Logitech Wireless Wave Combo Mk550 With Keyboard and Laser Mouse (920-002555): Electronics[/ame]

I really like the ergonomics of the mouse, but I was wondering how much better something like the g500 would be? I have heard this mouse is pretty good, and it looks to be a similar shape to the one I currently have. Any other mice I might want to look at? I would like at least 2 side buttons.

Oh, and palm grip.
    
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The g500 should be better performance wise than the mk550 mouse, The g500 is pretty nice tho i had sometime too mess with it at my local bestbuy.

But i mainly was there too pick up the g700 which is Logitech newer mouse, Which is wired and wireless and the shape is nice which why i went for the g700.


If you have a local bestbuy or a store it would be best too check it out in person and try the mouse, You might even like the g700 it is more expensive but too me its well worth it.
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I really want a wired mouse, so g700 is out.
    
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Originally Posted by Secretninja;13350330 
I really want a wired mouse, so g700 is out.

I may be wrong with this, but I thought the G700 becomes wired when you use the USB cable with it?
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I guess it does, good to know. Now I have a harder decision, lol.
    
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Here's a working link: [ame="http://www.amazon.com/Logitech-Wireless-Combo-Keyboard-920-002555/dp/B003VAHYNC"]Amazon.com: Logitech Wireless Wave Combo Mk550 With Keyboard and Laser Mouse (920-002555): Electronics[/ame]


OP it all depends on the current stats of your mouse, which I know nothing about. I'm willing to bet, though, that you wouldn't see much, if any improvement from a G500. You ought to learn a little more about your mouse first. You can start by determining its mass (it's wireless, so include batteries) and doing the CD test for lift off distance.
Edited by cuad - 5/2/11 at 3:03am
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I guess it does, good to know. Now I have a harder decision, lol.


Yep its wired and wireless:)
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g500 or g700 you will like either or, price between them is the biggest factor, the wired g500 is like the wire isnt there if you not trying to walk away from your computer, but ya even though i love my g500 i do want to try the g700 one o theses days, it looks sweet.

Check out logitechs site first befor you buy-a lot of times they have very nice combo deals. Plus i beleive newegg has the g500 on sale / i think.
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