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post #1 of 11
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I'm having a bit of trouble deciding on a new mouse. I'm stuck between the Razer DeathAdder, the Logitech G9x, and the Logitech MX 518. Which one is the best for a hybrid between the palm and claw grip?
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post #2 of 11
The G9x comes with two grips that let the mouse be palm or claw. I haven't had mine in a long time so I can't tell you whether they really work how they're supposed to. The Deathadder is a fat heavy palm grip mouse.

I've never had an MX518
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post #3 of 11
I claw my mx518 and it's super comfy. I could not get as comfortable of a claw grip on my deathadder.
post #4 of 11
Its definitely a decision between the 518 and the DA.

The DA has high lift off distance and is obnoxiously huge.

518 has prediction.

Its your choice of course. I prefer the 518 body style but I hate prediction. Let the cons decide I guess.
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post #5 of 11
Hybrid? So you mean fingertip? I'm fingertip and I hated MX518 and DA. Love my G9x.
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post #6 of 11
I think he means he uses both styles (claw/palm) during gameplay. Or maybe I misinterpreted it. Im predominantly fingertip and I like the 518, the DA is terrible (in terms of body style).
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post #7 of 11
I'm a mix of claw and palm on my 518 and I prefer it to the G500 and G700 from logitech if that's any help. I also used a friend's deathadder and it's not a bad mouse either so either of those would be good, I've never tried a G9x to compare though.
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post #8 of 11
DA is better for hybrid palm-claw than for only palm, IMO.
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post #9 of 11
Have you ever looked at the Mionix Naos 5000 or something? Just wondering. The SteelSeries Xai and Roccat Kone + are also great. They all use the same sensor (It's an Avago sensor that's praised by some. ). Lots of people say Mionix has the best ergonomics. Anyways, I'd just use claw. It tires out your fingers easily though but if your fingers are strong, it'll be worth it since it offers more precision.
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Do you drag your pinky?
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