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I've been using this mouse for around 3-4 years and theres a few reason why I want to replace it.

-The feet are damaged from a metal mouse pad I used years ago so the mouse sticks when dirt gets on the feet.

-I have to semi claw/palm the mouse as my pinky and ring finger touch the desk (I have big hands)

-I get cramps in my pinky and ring finger from the lack of support and from needing to have my fingers on the desk so my mouse doesn't stick as much.

I want a mouse which at least has the back and forward button and one or more buttons for changing dpi as more people then myself use my rig and they can't use my current mouse at it's max dpi.

I want to have higher dpi then my sidewinder which is 2000 dpi.

I have been looking at the Steelseries ikari but I'm unsure on the size of the mouse and how I'm going to go about getting one as no one around me sells them.

So any suggestions on mice or anyone with experience/knowledge on the ikari would be appreciated.
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Razer abyssus! Deathadder good choice too.
Edited by Osea23 - 11/8/11 at 4:54pm
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Deathadder
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Not trying to be a fan boy but after owning and trying so many mice, I still went back to the Deathadder. If you hate Razer, G500 will be the next best thing.
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Thanks for the replies.
I forgot to mention that I would prefer to have some sort of finger and thumb support as I tried my friends Deathadder and found it uncomfortable.
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post #5 of 8
Mionix Naos 3200 or 5000 has good ergo support for all fingers. If you don't mind angle-snapping, the 3200 is a good deal. The 5000 has more bells & whistles, but you'll have to deal with laser acceleration (though you may not mind that).
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Originally Posted by baka77 View Post
Mionix Naos 3200 or 5000 has good ergo support for all fingers. If you don't mind angle-snapping, the 3200 is a good deal. The 5000 has more bells & whistles, but you'll have to deal with laser acceleration (though you may not mind that).
Edit: Seems I can get one from Ebay so I'm just gonna look into reviews on the 3200 or 5000 and work out what I'm gonna do.

Edit: How about the R.A.T 7 I always liked the idea of a mouse that was adjustable so it would be perfect but I'm not sure about the performance of it.
Edited by Jaxlb - 11/8/11 at 9:55pm
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You could try the CoolerMaster Storm Inferno. Really good ergonomics, though it's known for having a hard to press middle mouse button. It loosens up over time though. I'd swear by it. Pretty good DPI too.
    
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Originally Posted by Osea23 View Post
Razer abyssus! Deathadder good choice too.
2nd'ing the Abyssus.
I had a Razer Diamondback for several years myself and when I replaced it recently I went with the Abyssus and am very happy with it. On a side not I also wore down my Diamondback by using the 'control' side of my Razer exactMat and have since changed to using only the smoother 'speed' side. The Abyssus has 3 setting up to 3500 dpi.

Good luck!
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