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Cyborg R.A.T 3 vs Logitech G500

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I'm looking for a new mouse but I'm not sure which one I should get. I tried out the rat 3 at frys today and its pretty smooth and light so I like that alot. I also noticed from a utube video that the rat 3 is still adjustable via an allen wrench, though not as much as the 5, 7, and 9. Max DPI = 3200, Programmable buttons = 3


My qualm with the g500 is that my last logitech g5 broke after only like 6 months of use because the wiring on the braided cable cut out. Am I going to run into similar issues with the g500? Max DPI = 5700, Programmable buttons = 10


Price for both is $40 on newegg after coupon.

Any suggestions?
Edited by smartasien - 10/17/11 at 12:38am
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post #2 of 13
I'd get the G500 because that RAT 3 looks and feels like some cheap little plastic toy.
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can i get a few more opinions?
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post #4 of 13
G500 have a better sensor.
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I've owned many mice, but the G500 is my favorite.
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have you guys ever had any issues with the wire cutting out though? as in a bad connection so the found new usb hardware notification keeps popping up?
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post #7 of 13
I have had 2 g500s already. The first one started skipping around after 2+ years of use but logitech replaced it. Never had any connection issues though
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post #8 of 13
Yeah I hear of people having some issues with some logitech mice, but since that company seem so good with replacing faulty products I don't think I'd worry about it.
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post #9 of 13
Yeah I hear of people having some issues with some logitech mice, but since that company seem so good with replacing faulty products I don't think I'd worry about it. I know 2 people who bought that logitech z550 5.1 system and something went wrong with it, and logitech sent them a whole new one without even asking for the faulty one back.
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post #10 of 13
G500 all the wayy!
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