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So my Microsoft Sidewinder X5 just gave out on me and I'm looking into a new mouse. Cost isn't really a problem as long as its worth its money. Also needs to have 5+ buttons.

Here's my list of mice I've considered (open to more):

Razer mamba 4g - Seems that the 4g sensor has some problems
Razer imperator 4g - Same problem as above
Logitech G700 - Looks really good to me but I've heard the wireless mode has some issues.
Razer Deathadder (new model) - Seems like a great mouse but could use some more features
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Mamba 4g or Deathadder.
     
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post #3 of 21
I recently got the deathadder respawn 3500dpi. Its awesome!

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I bought the Razer Imperator refurbished for $49 or so. I'm happy with it
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post #5 of 21
I like the G500
post #6 of 21
+1 vote for the DeathAdder. Good pricing, great ergonomics, and excellent tracking.
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post #7 of 21
Have you had a look at the Roccat Kova+? Good build quality, great software, love it.
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post #8 of 21
DeathAdder is pretty good. I wouldn't recommend the imperator, it isn'tvery comfortable. The G700 has was too many problems to recommend... Like the problem where G-Keys lose their macros and functions, and the small mouse movement issue.

The G9x and Mionix Naos are pretty good. I am a palm grip user but I found the G9x (which is meant for Claw Grip) to be extremely comfortable to use and very easy to adjust to.
post #9 of 21
cm storm spawn.
post #10 of 21
Thread Starter 
Thanks for the suggestions everyone I think I've been brainwashed by razer to look at the DPI above everything else :$... I'm considering buying the Roccat Kova+ now
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