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Buying G500 or G700 - owners question

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Hey there,
I'm going to get a G500 or G700. My question is do these mice allow you to change to polling rate through a program or button?
1000Hz is a bit too much and I don't really want the CPU usage associated with it. 500Hz would be perfect.

Looked through tons of newegg reviews and of course I can't find anyone saying anything about polling rate.
Edited by pengs - 10/12/11 at 8:37pm
post #2 of 7
yes!
post #3 of 7
Through the program you use to change the DPI settings and such.
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Nice. Thanks to the both of you!
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Hey there,
I'm going to get a G500 or G700. My question is do these mice allow you to change to polling rate through a program or button?
1000Hz is a bit too much and I don't really want the CPU usage associated with it. 500Hz would be perfect.

Looked through tons of newegg reviews and of course I can't find anyone saying anything about polling rate.
I bought a G500, there is a scartch on the bottom plastic out of the box. Then I bought a microsoft 6000 to my girlfriend, there isn't any scratch.
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Yep. I have both the G700 and used to have a G500
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I bought a G500, there is a scartch on the bottom plastic out of the box. Then I bought a microsoft 6000 to my girlfriend, there isn't any scratch.
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