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Best sub $60 gaming mouse for claw grip? my $18 dynex best buy special is dying on me so it's time to upgrade.

Anyone know anything about the RAZER ABYSSUS

ETA: I went with the Abyssus
Edited by Col. Newman - 5/23/11 at 10:04pm
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To be honest, I recommend the DeathAdder to just about anyone, despite their grip style. I believe its designed to be a palm grip mouse, but I claw grip mine and love it.

As to the Abyssus - I have no idea.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by DaClownie;13473296 
To be honest, I recommend the DeathAdder to just about anyone, despite their grip style. I believe its designed to be a palm grip mouse, but I claw grip mine and love it.

As to the Abyssus - I have no idea.
Ditto on this, I'm a claw user and I've never liked any mouse better than the DeathAdder (tried the G500, Sidewinder, and various Razer ones including Lachesis, Imperator, Copperhead, Salmosa).

It's just perfect. wubsmiley.gif

Highly recommend the Black Edition btw, since with a claw grip you'll be holding on to the sides most of all, the rubber's really nice vs the iffy plastic on the regular edition.
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post #5 of 66
No, this is.

http://store.razerzone.com/store/razerusa/en_US/pd/productID.224620300

I do, however, use the normal one with no issues.

That model that you linked appears to be some fancy schmancy one with blood splatter.
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post #6 of 66
I have Razer Abyssus
and it is one of the best claw grip mice ever created lol
I have quite a big hand but deathadder really isn't made for claw grip
It felt really uncomfortable trying to claw grip it because it was huge and the
ergonomics just wasn't made for claw grip users at all

If you can spend few more bux go for the logitch g9x
it feels more sturdy and overall it feels a bit better than abyssus because of
its fantastic build quality

I play sc2 / cs semi - professionally and I recommend both mice
in fact most of korean pro gamers are either switching into abyssus or getting g9x
because of their claw grip stlye...

so long story short...
best sub $50 claw grip mouse = abyssus (maybe kinzu... but didn't like it as much)
best over $50 claw grip mouse = Logitech g9x hands down
post #7 of 66
Deathadder. I am using one right now and I love it. Really durable and extremely accurate.

Only problem I have is that oils from your finger get lodged in the buttons on the left and you need to clean it every couple weeks or so. Its no problem for me. I just take 10 seconds to take a toothpick and clean it out.
post #8 of 66
tried a kinzu, didn't like it. _love_ my abyssus. the shape and size are good, the buttons are good, and the tracking feels great to me (on a zowie n-rf1, i get no skipping/jitter at. all.).

the only suboptimal thing is the mouse wheel. it feels a bit chintzy and makes a "clunk" noise sometimes.
post #9 of 66
I had razer copperhead, razer deathadder, razer deathadder v2, razer deathadder black edition, razer diamondback 3g, razer lachesis, razer mamba, razer salmosa, razer pro click notebook, microsoft msi 3.0 + 4.0, logitech mx510, logitech g9x, fatal1ty 1010, roccat kone, a4tech 750, steelseries ikari laser, steelseries ikari optical, steelseries kinzu, steelseries xai, roccat kone+, cm storm spawn


I would definately recommend the cm storm spawn for claw even it has a bug at 800dpi(They are working on it) it works flawlessly on 1800 and 3500dpi. The Shape is perfect for claw but with some added comfort for the ring finger and the pinky
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The Logitech g9x is more than I'm wanting to spend but I'm gonna keep it in mind

The CM Storm Spawn seems like it's being discontinued or something. it's not listed on any major US retail site and the ones in Europe seems to be sold out.

As of right now the leading contender is the Abyssus, but I'm still open to suggestions.
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