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My G9's left click is starting to bug from time to time. Even if I hold it there are times when it won't sustain the click.
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If you're a claw gripper the CM Storm Spawn is AWESOME! Very precise on all dpi settings.
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If you're a claw gripper the CM Storm Spawn is AWESOME! Very precise on all dpi settings.
Yea, I am. But the Storm looks a little stout...Are you sure it's alright for moderately large hands? And is red the only color they come in? >_> I mean, I'm usually not super picky about my peripherals but it's a bit tacky.
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post #5 of 11
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Do the RAT mice (LOL) still have problems with the PTE? I really like the idea of a modular mouse but the stigma on the sensor is just too much for me to accept. I'm also looking at the G9x which seems like the logical replacement, though maybe not an upgrade.
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Do the RAT mice (LOL) still have problems with the PTE? I really like the idea of a modular mouse but the stigma on the sensor is just too much for me to accept. I'm also looking at the G9x which seems like the logical replacement, though maybe not an upgrade.
I have both a G9 and a G9x. (I won the G9x). I dont think its really an upgrade.
    
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post #7 of 11
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Anyone else care to share some thoughts?
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post #8 of 11
I think everyone will have their own opinion but for me personally I went from a G9x to a CM Storm Spawn and its pretty comfy mouse, solid build, feels nice though it doesnt have the ability to change shells like the G9/9x did that was also one reason why I didnt like the G9x was when I did fast swipes or circular motions I felt the shell or the mouse rattling. It does take time to get used to having the ring finger on its own rest pad but everything is good so far. I havent really looked into other claw type mouse so my options were limited. I wasnt particularly fond of the minor acceleration on the G9x so when I played a game that was sensitive to that it kinda threw me off but for other games it was fine. Even thought the spawn is red and I have a blue/black theme setup it doesnt bother me much lol.

One thing I particularly like on the storm over the G9x is the middle button/wheel is easy to click, on the 9x I had to actually give it some effort to click down also I dont particularly have large hands or small they're pretty average and it fits right on it just fine and I recently converted to softpads and it works pretty nicely on it. There is a black version (Xornet) and that is the 2000DPI version should be coming out soon but overall I'm satisfied with my purchase .
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post #9 of 11
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Originally Posted by geoxile View Post
My G9's left click is starting to bug from time to time. Even if I hold it there are times when it won't sustain the click.
Yeah this an unfortunate known issue for all the G5-G9, MX510, MX518 and etc. because they are all use the same model design and it has a flaw on it.

MX518 has this issue at the moment but not on my G5 yet. I hope not.
 
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post #10 of 11
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Well I've had it for like 3 or 4 years so it's been a good run I'd say.
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