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thinking of buying a SteelSeries Experience I-2 but wanted to make sure g500 works well with it. also does colors matter, i can get it in black or blue didnt know if one color tracks better then the other.
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I'd get a a black mousepad and the G500 works great on any type of surface even the SteelSeries Experience I-2.
 
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I heard in a thread around here that white mousepads can decrease the liftoff tracking distance on certain sensors. You may want to research into that though, I don't recall seeing any facts to back the statement up. Something to think about though.

Post up a review on that Experience I-2 if you end up getting one. I was looking at it after a buddy of mine on vent was hyping it up.
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Originally Posted by jasonjlx;13589673 
I heard in a thread around here that white mousepads can decrease the liftoff tracking distance on certain sensors.

It was tested with an Abyssus and I just got one recently.

I can say that thread is pretty accurate on the part of the Experience I-2. I just tested out the mouse with only one CD layer and it doesn't track.

The only downfalls of the Experience I-2 that I can list that it needs to be cleaned regularly with Windex or whatever and they only make it in one size. My original 3G Deathadder seems to malfunction on it when I move it with a quick swipe, but I donno.
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Originally Posted by Methoxetamine;13589849 
The only downfalls of the Experience I-2 that I can list that it needs to be cleaned regularly with Windex or whatever

Pretty much. Don't know how mine gets so dirty sometimes frown.gif
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Originally Posted by [nK]Sharp;13592662 
Pretty much. Don't know how mine gets so dirty sometimes frown.gif

Hand soap does wonders for that.
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I love my g500 + Experience I-2. I have the blue one and it works great, I never have quirky sensor issues or anything like that. I find it much easier to play fps (CS:S, LFD2, BFBC2) and especially RTS (Civ 5, SC2) . What I love is that you can kill the accel, crank the sensitivity, and drop the dpi to the floor. Feels great.

I am not exactly the cleanest person, and I even smoke around the mousepad. Cleaning the pad with a microfiber cloth or using a little soap/windex will do the trick as others have said.
post #8 of 8
I might be a little late to the party, but have been using a G500 with blue Experience I-2 pad for about 6 months, and have had zero issues. Dust is the only enemy of this thing, as it will develop a scratchy feel. I also replaced the stock G500 feet with some slicker white feet (forget the name of them).
I have tried this pad with a MX518, Wolfking Trooper, and several other Logitech mice. The only one that had an issue with tracking is a little Logitech M308 travel mouse. The 518 was also flawless. The Wolfking is laser based, and tracks perfectly, too.

If you haven't bought it already, I still highly suggest it. Black or blue will probably be the more universal choice. Also, if you're unsure, try a Corepad Magna. They are a little cheaper, and I've considered having one for my work PC, since I'm currently using 1/4 of a QCK Heavy, and it's getting gunked up.
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