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post #1 of 13
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What d you guys find comfortable for your setup for gaming? Do you line the keyboard up centered with you and your monitor? Or do you push it to the left a bit so your arm doesnt reach so much for the mouse, I'm having a hard time finding a good position really. Also, where could I buy something to stop my keyboard from sliding all over the place.
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post #2 of 13
The left side of my keyboard lines up with the left side of my monitor and the left side of my mousepad directly touches the right side of my keyboard. I have a tenkeyless keyboard, so it'd be a bit different if you have a full keyboard.
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post #3 of 13
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Tenkeyless? Sorry, not familiar with the term, I have the Logitech G110, so it has the gaming keys on the side.
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post #4 of 13
Keyboard with no numpad.
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post #5 of 13
I position myself exactly in the middle of my monitor, then have my arms out at equal distances to my mouse and keyboard, I use the Sidewinder X6 so I keep the numpad on the left side, this is most comfortable for me.
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post #6 of 13
I sit with my body centered between my 2 monitors, with my keyboard off center to the right and my mouse pad touches the left side of my keyboard. I'm a lefty though, so every thing is backwards lol.
post #7 of 13
I use minikeyboards and keep the left side about two inches to the left of my monitor and tilt the keyboard left as well.
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post #8 of 13
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Thanks, what sort of mousepad do you guys recommend? I have the Razer Goliathus but it's soooo big.
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post #9 of 13
They make the Goliathus in 3 or 4 different sizes, both versions of it are pretty good(speed and control). My current favorite pad is the Artisan Hien soft, which is also made in multiple sizes.
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post #10 of 13
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Do you guys think the 355x254x4mm are too big? Do you think all that room is required for gaming? I'm thinkin of getting the smaller Goliathus, this one:

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16826999067
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