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I use 200 DPI for FPS and turn the sensitivity all the way up in-game. It eliminates the mousing dead zone that many games have when fully zoomed with a sniper scope.

I also use the thumb buttons at the same time as the top buttons, so this new design would be a downgrade v. G500.
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Looks really good... and I needed 2 more buttons on my mouse!
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Originally Posted by rmp459;14628407 
Does it do anything else besides 2500 dpi?

I dont know a single FPS gamer that plays with anything over 1600... (most are between 400-800)

5040dpi here.

By maximizing my sensor and minimizing software acceleration i (in theory) would get a higher accuracy.
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Does it do anything else besides 2500 dpi?

I dont know a single FPS gamer that plays with anything over 1600... (most are between 400-800).
I actually play with 3000 as I find everything else way to slow for my taste. And not to up my ego, but I'm not terrible at FPS usually high on the server in hardcore matches of the usual fps. I think the mouse DPI is all up to the player. I know some who play at 5000. How i have no idea.
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post #25 of 55
When gaming at 1200p-1600p the higher DPI starts to make sense.

I could see 400-800 for sniping but how would you ever turn around.

on topic: My g5 is fine but i think i'm going to try another peripheral company for my next mouse.
    
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Meh, I'll stick with my G9x any day. Personally, I find it kinda ugly to look at.
     
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post #27 of 55
Uh I thought higher dpi on mice was better for FPS? My current mouse is a cheap crap one that was $4 and is 800dpi and I thought it was just pretty much the cheapest most basic mouse and they only got better? I thought 800dpi was like the minimum?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by l No l FeaR l View Post
Uh I thought higher dpi on mice was better for FPS? My current mouse is a cheap crap one that was $4 and is 800dpi and I thought it was just pretty much the cheapest most basic mouse and they only got better? I thought 800dpi was like the minimum?

More DPI is not "better", it just means that the cursor moves farther when you move the mouse. The higher the DPI, the less fine control you have. In theory, mice that are capable of high DPI settings are sensitive enough to not miss any movements, so when you set them to run at low DPI settings they may out-perform mice with weaker sensors that are running at the same DPI.

The "best" (IMO) mouse for FPS accuracy is the Microsoft Intellimouse, and that uses a 400dpi (or 800dpi depending on the version) sensor.
Edited by willis888 - 8/23/11 at 10:25pm
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The grip looks uncomfortable,and the buttons are too close to the left & right click.
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post #30 of 55
Just realized the bottom is red. Really though, if you're going to give people the option to change the color of the lighting why wouldn't you keep the rest of the design either black or grey.
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