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is it a good mouse?
pros and cons of this mouse?
comments, etc

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16826254001
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I would spend the $ on the G700, its very comfortable. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...04377&Tpk=g700

Wish I got that instead of my Razer Mamba.
 
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post #3 of 8
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eh...i'm rarely home and not that big of a gamer to be spending over $50 on a mouse
but thanks for the suggestion for when i build a gaming pc and get laid off lol
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post #4 of 8
I would get a logitech g400. its the new version of the mx518 and they are AMAZING mice to use.
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post #5 of 8
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Originally Posted by Ratjack View Post
I would get a logitech g400. its the new version of the mx518 and they are AMAZING mice to use.
that was my other choice

but i ended up choosing this cause higher dpi (or so it says) and it's laser so no bright red light like optical (plus other benefits from laser that i don't know about)
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post #6 of 8
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Originally Posted by itzzjason View Post
that was my other choice

but i ended up choosing this cause higher dpi (or so it says) and it's laser so no bright red light like optical (plus other benefits from laser that i don't know about)

Can I ask you a couple legitimate questions?

Why do you assume that laser is superior to optical? Do you think a higher DPI count makes a mouse superior to that of one with a lower DPI count?

Sorry to thread jack, but I just want to know how or what the average consumer thinks when looking for a new mouse. Thanks.
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Originally Posted by Skylit View Post
Sorry to thread jack, but I just want to know how or what the average consumer thinks when looking for a new mouse. Thanks.
Maybe i can help. Many friends asked for my opinion before buying a mouse in the past years. The general opinion seems to be that the lastest technology is ALWAYS better. One guy said to me: "The LED TV i bought a year ago was way better than the LCD i had before. Better image quality, brighter colours etc" So it makes sense, the latest laser mice MUST be better than optical ones. Also many of them believe that DPI marketing bs. My conclusion was they actually think higher DPI is better for precision. I see them all the time using higher DPI with lower windows sensitivity and they actually feel the sensor tracks better.
Another problem seems to be these companies use more expensive components (materials, switches etc) in their latest laser mice, so the quality is better overall. If i didn't know anything about mice i'm pretty sure i would buy a laser instead of optical. What am i talking about? I did bought the Logitech G5 and the Xai for the exact same reason (better quality and lastest sensor technology).
post #8 of 8
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Originally Posted by Skylit View Post
Can I ask you a couple legitimate questions?

Why do you assume that laser is superior to optical? Do you think a higher DPI count makes a mouse superior to that of one with a lower DPI count?

Sorry to thread jack, but I just want to know how or what the average consumer thinks when looking for a new mouse. Thanks.
what does it matter to you what i look for in a mouse?

i never said that lower or low dpi optical mice are inferior to laser/high dpi mice
i actually still use a microsoft intellimouse explorer 3.0 which is optical and i don't know its dpi

i specifically chose higher dpi cause i was told and i read online definition of dpi is basically precision. the higher dpi, the more precision. or maybe i read it wrong but that's what i interpreted it as, then. and that's what i wanted at the time of purchasing a mouse - precision
and as for laser vs optical, i said why i wanted laser for a specific reason (no bright red light from under) and i put in parentheses "other benefits that i don't know about" which pretty much implies i don't know if there are other benefits from choosing laser or if it even has an advantage over optical
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