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post #11 of 22
Like dmasteR said, you're going to want to use a hard pad with the G9x. The Avago 9500 it uses does not perform well on cloth pads.
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Best pad I have ever bought works great, and is lightning fast with my laser mouse.....
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Coming from a fellow G9X user, I can attest that yes, you'll want a harder surface. I'm using the Razer Destructor pad and I LOVE it. And that says a lot because I hate Razer's hardware, but they have some really nice mousepads.

Perhaps Steelseries? I know this one is a 27.99, but probably well worth it: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16826995037
post #14 of 22
I have a steelseries glass I-2 http://steelseries.com/products/surfaces/steelseries-experience-i-2 and I love it. Not exactly cheap at $40 but it is worth it in my opinion. Can't get much smoother or harder than glass. And it is easy to clean. Just squirt some window cleaner on it and wipe.
    
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There are many types and surfaces of leather but I wouldn't expect gamers to understand anything about leather since gamers only know what to buy if it's marketed to them, they don't know anything outside the box. A prime example are surround sound heatsets, to gamers they are the best sound they ever heard, if you tell them there's better and greater things out there they give you a weird look and think you're out of your mind.

I refuse to pay even a penny for worthless marketed crap like plastic and metal mouse pads because there is no value in it and most of their money is spent on marketing and not on the product itself.
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And a hard pad would be?
Leather seems like an awful surface. Haven't tried it; but just sounds it.

Hard pad, aluminum backing with leather surface.

NuPad Executive mouse pad

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There are many types and surfaces of leather but I wouldn't expect gamers to understand anything about leather since gamers only know what to buy if it's marketed to them, they don't know anything outside the box. A prime example are surround sound heatsets, to gamers they are the best sound they ever heard, if you tell them there's better and greater things out there they give you a weird look and think you're out of your mind.

I refuse to pay even a penny for worthless marketed crap like plastic and metal mouse pads because there is no value in it and most of their money is spent on marketing and not on the product itself.
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And a hard pad would be?
Leather seems like an awful surface. Haven't tried it; but just sounds it.

Hard pad, aluminum backing with leather surface.

NuPad Executive mouse pad

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Leather with an aluminum backing =/= a hard pad. You obviously fail to understand why a laser sensor rarely works well on a soft pad, but please continue with your ignorant comments, they are fun to read.
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post #17 of 22
You are quite ignorant. Gamers don't know anything about leather mousepads probably because they don't work as well! Steel Series mousepads were and ARE tested by professional gamers before the release. I have an original that's quite old and it's held up great, and it's cloth. You obviously have no idea what your talking about, when you link a $38 mousepad that's not going to work as well as a $10 one. Give me a break.

I won't be surprised if the next thing you says is that those micro mice are better for gaming over something from Logitech or Steel Series.
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post #18 of 22
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Leather with an aluminum backing =/= a hard pad. You obviously fail to understand why a laser sensor rarely works well on a soft pad, but please continue with your ignorant comments, they are fun to read.

Amusing… if thick piece of aluminum does not equal a hard pad, what does? Your cheap plastic? rolleyes.gif

What's really funny is your total ignorance about materials and how they can be used. You know there's 100s of types of leather surfaces right? I'm only here to tell you there are better options out there, but if you're going to be a douche about it, by all means, continue spending $50 on a piece of marketed plastic. kookoo.gif

What really tops it off is, you never even used a leather mouse pad before… applaud.gif
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You are quite ignorant. Gamers don't know anything about leather mousepads probably because they don't work as well! Steel Series mousepads were and ARE tested by professional gamers before the release. I have an original that's quite old and it's held up great, and it's cloth. You obviously have no idea what your talking about, when you link a $38 mousepad that's not going to work as well as a $10 one. Give me a break.

I won't be surprised if the next thing you says is that those micro mice are better for gaming over something from Logitech or Steel Series.

Really? Tested by professionals? Who says? Because the marketing company who is trying to sell you their pads said so? Because they hired and PAID a few "professionals" to say so? lachen.gif Wow! you are so smart.

You are incredibly gullible aren't you?

Hey, I have this new weight loss pill and I hired a few celebrities on my show to say it works. It's works because I hired "very popular celebrities" on my show and they SAY IT WORKS! kookoo.gif

I guess…

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post #19 of 22
Lol this thread is gold.
post #20 of 22
Steelseries SX / SS / 9HD

Steelseries Qck Edition

Razer Goliathus Edition.

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