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Death Adder vs. G9X vs. Valor

Poll Results: Death Adder, G9X, or Valor?

 
  • 50% (29)
    Death Adder
  • 27% (16)
    G9X
  • 22% (13)
    Valor
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post #1 of 29
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Ok, so far these are the mice I'm taking into consideration from my last post, and would like some thoughts mainly about these mice. I'm right handed and switch between palm/claw grip when I game in case any of you wanted to know, but I'd like to hear from you guys about these mice. Feel free to make any comments about the mice you'd like, and I apologize as the Valor is at a bit of a disadvantage since it hasn't been released and I don't think any one has been able to grip it to test its comfort, but still seems like a good purchase and a free mouse pad comes with it.


Anyways, let's see what you guys have to say about these mice, and which one I should get!
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post #2 of 29
I think you should go with the Deathadder I'm using it now and have been for about 1.5 years and love it I use claw grip when surfing the web and palm when playing games I never used any other that you listed but you cant go wrong with the Deathadder 3500 DPI although It is a little annoying when I do the palm grip and my pinky slides against the mat but I think that's cause I have big hands
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post #3 of 29
Valor still isn't out yet so we can't really compare yet...

Edit: If you're in no rush, I'd wait for some reviews for it for a better comparison.
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post #4 of 29
Thread Starter 
Yeah that's what I was thinking but it was still getting props from some of the guys posting in my last post, so I was wondering if other people had thoughts on it.


And thanks a lot jonnyquest, it definitely sounds like a good purchase and it's the cheapest of the three choices I've got so far, so I'm really leaning towards that but wanted to see if any one had any comments about the other mice XP
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post #5 of 29
If the Valor works as it should.

Valor > Deathadder > G9x.

Valor's main advantage over the Deathadder would be its mass. They claim it'll be 30 grams less.
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post #6 of 29
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That's where the G9X should triumph, as its mass is customizable. But is a lighter mouse necessarily always better for gaming? So far I've used a standard microsoft mouse, a Microsoft Mobile Mouse 3000, and then the Razer Lachesis, and they all have felt pretty light, I have yet to try a heavy one. I'm not necessarily in a rush, but I'd like to get my decision made soon, I've gotta return my Lachesis to new egg in order to be able to afford any of these, but I have until May 27th
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post #7 of 29
Quote:
Originally Posted by rivaldog View Post
But is a lighter mouse necessarily always better for gaming?
In my opinion, yes. If you accept that, the G9x has no advantage because it's starting mass is already high. So it can only go from heavy to way too heavy. The Valor is coming with its own weight tuning system anyway. It's one thing I'm not excited about, but they say the starting weight is 70g so it doesn't matter.
Edited by cuad - 5/2/11 at 6:41pm
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post #8 of 29
Speaking of the G500 how heavy is the mouse?
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post #9 of 29
Quote:
Originally Posted by EarlZ View Post
Speaking of the G500 how heavy is the mouse?
Its actually quite light by itself.
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post #10 of 29
I've heard 120 grams w/o weights. I thought I got that number from the sticky but it looks like I was wrong.
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