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Originally Posted by RallyMaster;15526898 
I think I throw my G5 around a lot more than my MX518 and yet, my G5 is in one piece and like my MX518, hasn't had a tracking issue even after being tossed on carpets many times.

G5 was garbage IMO. The G500 is definitely better than the G5.

-G5
-Low Max control speed
-low malfunction speed
-negative acceleration

Yes I own a G5. I would constantly would hit the malfunction speed.
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post #22 of 44
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Originally Posted by dmasteR;15527112 
G5 was garbage IMO. The G500 is definitely better than the G5.

-G5
-Low Max control speed
-low malfunction speed
-negative acceleration

Yes I own a G5. I would constantly would hit the malfunction speed.

Whatever floats your boat, bro. I have also used a G500 and actually didn't like it one bit.

I'm using a hard pad though from Rocketfish.
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post #24 of 44
mx518..
Optical ftw. Low sens ftw. No acceleration ftw.

Only thing I hate in my mx518 is that it has prediction frown.gif Makes semi-horizontal aiming hard if I don't constantly keep the crosshair at head level...
    
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post #25 of 44
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Originally Posted by 98uk;15519373 
That's only in the freeglide/infinity glide mode. When it's normal, it's fine.

it did it in both. in both settings when moved side to side you could hear the clunking noise.
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post #26 of 44
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Originally Posted by RallyMaster;15529543 
Whatever floats your boat, bro. I have also used a G500 and actually didn't like it one bit.

I'm using a hard pad though from Rocketfish.

I don't like either, but if it were between the two it would have to be the G500.

What didn't you like about it?

Did you use a high DPI/sensitivity with the G5? Might be why you never noticed the low max control.

400dpi and a 2.16 sensitivity on CS and I would constantly hit the malfunction speed.
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Originally Posted by Skiivari;15529854 
mx518..
Optical ftw. Low sens ftw. No acceleration ftw.

Only thing I hate in my mx518 is that it has prediction frown.gif Makes semi-horizontal aiming hard if I don't constantly keep the crosshair at head level...

Crosshair should always be head level anyways tongue.gif
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post #27 of 44
Thread Starter 
Meeep what's this I hear about malfunction speeds? Is that when you twitch too hard and your mouse freezes up, because I use a pretty old optical mouse that does that.

Also, the high DPI can be used in vehicles when your sensitivity is gimped.
post #28 of 44
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Originally Posted by EventHorizon;15531616 
Meeep what's this I hear about malfunction speeds? Is that when you twitch too hard and your mouse freezes up, because I use a pretty old optical mouse that does that.

Also, the high DPI can be used in vehicles when your sensitivity is gimped.

Yes correct its when the mice freezes up. Perfect Control speed is different though.

What game besides BF3 doesn't allow you to do a 1:1 ratio for everything?
I know there's more, but BF3 just seems to be the only one that comes to my head.

BC2 and all the older BattleField games allowed you to have a 1:1 ratio from on foot, and vehicles.
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post #29 of 44
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Quote:
Originally Posted by dmasteR;15531695 
Yes correct its when the mice freezes up. Perfect Control speed is different though.

What game besides BF3 doesn't allow you to do a 1:1 ratio for everything?
I know there's more, but BF3 just seems to be the only one that comes to my head.

BC2 and all the older BattleField games allowed you to have a 1:1 ratio from on foot, and vehicles.

Sensitivity isn't lowered in BC2?!?!?! ***?!?!?!
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Originally Posted by EventHorizon;15533114 
Sensitivity isn't lowered in BC2?!?!?! ***?!?!?!

It isn't if you change the sensitivity. You can chnage the sensitivity so EVERYTHING is 1:1 in BF1942/BF2/BC2. They all allow it, no way to do it on BF3 yet as far as I can see.
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