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I bought a rocketfish mousepad from best buy that has a speed and a control side and have now worn off the surfaces of both sides. It was okay but I want something that will last and give me ultimate smoothness with my mouse movements.

What would anyone recommend?
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...elseries%204hd
ths especially with the mouse you'reusing
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Originally Posted by tiramoko View Post
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...elseries%204hd
ths especially with the mouse you'reusing
What makes it good for the G500?
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Originally Posted by tiramoko View Post
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...elseries%204hd
ths especially with the mouse you'reusing
out
of
stock

Damn. i was gonna buy one too . my local best buy hates pc gamers lately. all but hid the gaming peripherals and have nothing but "pretty" cheap cloth mousepads.
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...elseries%204hd
ths especially with the mouse you'reusing
I second this, fantastic mousepad.
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What makes it good for the G500?
Its just a hard pad, it works great with it. Hes probably referring to the fact that steelseries claims it was made specifically for the Xai and the Xai has the same sensor as the G500.

But don't expect much more than 6 months (that's about how long mine lasted) of use before the surface starts to wear enough to drastically change the glide in areas.
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Its just a hard pad, it works great with it. Hes probably referring to the fact that steelseries claims it was made specifically for the Xai and the Xai has the same sensor as the G500.

But don't expect much more than 6 months (that's about how long mine lasted) of use before the surface starts to wear enough to drastically change the glide in areas.
Thats the problem I am having now actually. 6 months per side on my current mousepad and it is trashed.
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post #8 of 13
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Thats the problem I am having now actually. 6 months per side on my current mousepad and it is trashed.
That's just how hard pads are it seems. I also wore out both sides of my alluminum razer exact mat in a similar way. The only hard pad that I have heard people claim great durability is with the glass steelseries icemat. But along with those claims of durability comes claims of mouse feet carnage.

The G500 really needs a hard pad to perform well so you might be stuck buying a new pad every 6 months .
post #9 of 13
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What makes it good for the G500?
The sensor in the G500 is A9500.

Steel Series 4HD are specifically made for the sensor which is hard surface
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I use an Artisan Shiden-Kai Mid mouse pad on my Roccat Kone[+] and a cheap Logitech optical mouse; they both work fine on it. Going to be receiving the Storm Spawn next week and test how it feels on the mouse pad.
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