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The last topic was closed because people started trolling so please dont troll this or even post if you cant actually offer any help. mouse movements are eye hand coordination and some people are more coordinated then others and more sensitive to these things so if you feel this is elitist sorry? thats how it is for me and its a PROBLEM for me

The story is this... once i got used to certain gaming mice i become very aware of the issues with the sensor while using the mouse and it drives me crazy. your avg person doesnt care or notice these problems but they do exist and cause problems to the people who ARE aware and feel them. most pro gamers or gamers in general actually lift the mouse and put it to a new spot this is for a few reasons obviously but in my case it bothers me/cant get used to it and there is no need to discuss it. this makes any acceleration or prediction "fixed" by simply accounting for the sensor mistakes and doing it yourself. i have spent alot of money trying to find a mouse that works for me but they all seem to have issues in some way or another.

mainly i wish to know if someone else also has these same problems as me and how he/she went about fixing them

currently i am using an EC1 which worked for a while until i got used to the sensor and i feel as if the precision is slightly off which throws my speed entirely off. i think that its the angle snapping that cannot be turned off in the mouse that drives me insane

i recognize that im looking for a near perfect mouse and perfection isnt possible but if someone has possibly the closest thing to it i would like to know

no DA and no mx518 ty

and i should add that i pref 1k plus dpi but i suppose i can deal with your avg 800 dpi mouse if it actually is precise. someone mentioned the WOM intelmouse 3.0 or whatever but i hear thats just because people are fond of it
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What happens exactly? Can you give me some examples of what you do and what happens when you do it?
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Eos,

I am so touched by your story and would like to give you my best input. I understand that you have a different preference of using a mouse and being able to adjust to it. Probably the best step is to find a mouse with low or high DPi settings so that you can adjust to your liking. I would probably recommend a CM STORM Sentinel just because it has 3 easy settings to adjust mouse movements. If you prefer different speeds you may adjust on the fly. This will prevent picking up the mouse so much and setting it in a different place. I hope you find what you are looking for ....Good luck and take care...
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Maplewood Minnesota!

Sorry. That's the first time I've seen anyone on here who lives in Maplewood!

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Sadly, I have simillar story and I chose buying the Valor; probably the best sensor on market ("on paper" for now), low LoD by thicker feets and custom lens, and great switch and if you get used to the DA's hump in the primary buttons it also has, which is a plus.
post #7 of 20
Concerning Cheenou77's comment.
I have the CM Storm Sentinel Advanced, its a great mouse - there are 5 profiles for preset settings and buttons for dpi adjustment, it goes up to 5600dpi (its super sensitive and I never lift the mouse on this setting)

I bought a CM Storm Weapon of Choice mouse pad (the hard plastic one) with it (which is supposed to be the best surface for this mouse) but the laser doesnt always track properly.

So I bought a CM Storm Inferno (was supposed to be for the wife but I took it) also preset functions which can be changed but a max dpi of 4000 but this mouse always tracks properly and to me this is perfection ( I dont lift it and all its buttons are in perfect places for me.)
I will probably never any model other than the Inferno.
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I too have a CM Storm Sentinel. Alot of people do not like the sensor on it. There have been issues in the past apparently with it not working properly. This gave it a bad name and it kinda stickes to this day. But I have never had an issue with mine. I have 5 different settings for mine. 800dpi, 1800dpi(default for the MX5), 3000dpi, 4000 dpi, and 5600dpi(for pwning noobs in BFBC2). I absolutley love this mouse. And the fact that each of my settings has a different color illumination helps me to know what setting I am at without having to look at the OLED screen. Its a great mouse and after some updates to the software and a few patches i believe that Coller Master managed to work most, if not all, of the sensor issues it was having with the Sentinel.
The Inferno is a culmination of the knowledge learned from the release and customer base of the Sentinel. Alot of people do not use the 5600dpi setting on the Sentinel and so CM dropped it to 4000dpi for the Inferno. I have no experience with the Inferno other than the reviews I have read. Its been getting great reviews. There's always going to be a few bad ones as different people expect different things from their hardware. Overall though the Inferno is doing very well.
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What happens exactly? Can you give me some examples of what you do and what happens when you do it?
simply put when i moved my xai for example it felt like something was off. it felt like it was not actually moving to what i felt it should be

this is just simply mouse acceleration

i know people with my issues exist i have read some posts but i just want to know if they ever got over it/fixed it with a dif mouse or something else

most mouse posts are bias and post something like get a g9x its the best for claw grip. but for SENSORS its one of the least preferable and has bad mouse acceration. i need a mouse that will work well with my claw grip, have good side buttons that are not out of the way like the EC1, does not have negative acceleration (good perfect control) or positive accel and no prediction.

and i would pref to hear it from someone whos not just a fan of a mouse but can relate/understand my issue
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Ok, well I wasn't doubting you or anything. I genuinely wanted a good, detailed explanation along with some examples so that I can see if I am experiencing the same thing.

Based on what you said so far, I think that I am not. However, can you provide some more examples or anything?

If you're curious so far about what mouse I am using, it is the Microsoft Intellimouse Optical. It does everything precisely as I expect it with each and every movement. I use a simple cloth mouse pad that's a little more than a half a centimeter thick (it's thick enough and rubbery enough that it could be used as a practice pad by drummers).
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