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I'm in search of a palm grip oriented wireless gaming mouse to use with my laptop. I have a g500 that i use with my desktop, i just hate the 8' cord on it when using it with my laptop. I've looked at the Logitech g700 and just want to explore my options. Price limit $80
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I have the G700...bought it last month and its everything I could want...its a gaming mouse with huge DPI levels. On the fly DPI changes, Programmable Keys, Switchable profiles, Feels good and comfortable and its very well made.

Only gripe, and you'll find this on most reviews is that the battery life isn't great. I bought a 3000mAh AA battery off ebay to power it instead of the 2000mAh it came with. That takes it from 2 days to 4 days use.
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So would you say a mouse pad is required when using your g700? and im also looking into the Logitech performance mx mouse... have any input on that? I plan on doing a mixture 60/40 school work and gaming.
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No, it has a kick ass gaming grade lazer. I do however use one cos I prefer a good serfice under me when I'm gaming.

Like I said the G700 has profiles that switch automatically for different programs that are running, So I have a general, a productivity (web + office) and a gaming profile. Its a top all rounder.

The performance MX is another name that came up alot when I was looking about. Only really cos of its much better battery life (Get used to leaving the G700 on charge overnight or pay lol).

The MX is not a gaming mouse though and thats y I picked mine...Also the G700 is a nice palm fit, its almost the same to my old mouse so it suits me.
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