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post #1 of 6
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hey guys, my sidewinder mouse wheel is starting to go out. so i need a suggestion on a mouse to replace it. I love the on the fly DPI switch so i would love that in the next mouse.

What would you suggest?
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Steel Series Ikari... I haven't seen much love for that mouse much here on OCN, but I can attest that it is a very good mouse. On the fly dpi switching with 2 side buttons. Nothing over the top, just great precision and a few extra features. I personally use mine with an I-2 glass mat.
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thanks tduckro, i will check it out.
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post #4 of 6
I have been using the razer imperator. It is is simple and fits my hand well. On the fly dpi changing and 2 thumb buttons that can be moved forward and backwards.
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+1 Steal Series Ikari.

I have one. Its great. Ever since I got it my accuracy went out the roof, and my Hand Stamina Doubled.

You can get a recertified IKARI lazer for $43 if you go to newegg and enter the promo code "newcustomer10"

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16826249065

Razer Death-adder Black Edition. Can be had for less than the Regular edition death-adder and has higher DPI settings and IMO looks a lot more professional.

Just go to newegg and upon checkout enter "newcustomer10" as a promo code, and BAM! You have a better death-adder for cheaper.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16826153072

Razer Salmosa can be had in Regular and Small Sizes for less than $20 off ebay, brand new, if you want to save some cash and get an excellent mouse.

http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from...All-Categories

I just did some research to get my friend a mouse for his birthday, so there you go!
Edited by Acefire - 11/7/11 at 6:42am
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post #6 of 6
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the only issue with this mouse is it only has 2 dpi settings
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