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Hello,

After over 2 weeks of intense reading forums to get some clue about mouse stuff I think I finally know what I expect from my perfect mouse.
When I bought my first "pro" mouse "Deathadder" it was kinda random buy becouse more people on HLTV.org said it was better than mx518. Kinda silly decision, but people learn from their mistakes. After 3 years of suffering hand fatigue with intense gaming I belive is time for a change.

So what I would expect from my perfect mouse:

1. No predicion.
2. Low lift off distance (deathadder perfectly tracks at 5mm and magic tape trick didn't help too much... ).
3. Good tracking with higher DPI ( around 2000DPI range, mainly work with 1920x1080).
4. No acceleration, jitter or any stuff that can be taken as "flaw".
5. Abit smaller than Deathadder.
6. Lighter than Deathadder.
7. Mouse has to work fine with my Steelseries QcK+ Na'Vi edition.
8. My grip is mix of finger and claw grip.

Every advice is warmly welcome.
post #2 of 12
Have a look at the SteelSeries Kinzu, it's apparently has a lift off of ~2mm which is considerably better than the 5mm you have now. It also looks reasonably small and light, with a slight overhang on the side making it easy to lift. Sounds like they have put some effort into making it a good gaming mouse which means it should be good on the prediction and acceleration side of things, and also being steelseries should work flawlessly on the QCK.

I've not used one so I'm just speculating here, but it's worth checking out. It's also a pretty good price so that's a bonus.

edit: see picture here for size comparison (Intellimouse on the right is roughly the same size as a deathadder and has a very similar feel, the Kinzu is on the left, Xai in middle)
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post #3 of 12
OP asked for a mouse without prediction or acceleration. The first suggestion is the Kinzu which has more prediction AND acceleration than any other mouse.

Great start! biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by Derp View Post

OP asked for a mouse without prediction or acceleration. The first suggestion is the Kinzu which has more prediction AND acceleration than any other mouse.
Great start! biggrin.gif

He was talking about the Kinzu v2, I truly can't tell if you are derping or trolling.
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Originally Posted by Derp View Post

OP asked for a mouse without prediction or acceleration. The first suggestion is the Kinzu which has more prediction AND acceleration than any other mouse.
Great start! biggrin.gif

Really? Damn, from what I had read it seemed they had taken care to remove prediction and acceleration, and it has some really good reviews.

edit: Sasuke2525, yes that's where the confusion lies! Yeah the v2 is the one I was reading about.
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post #6 of 12
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Originally Posted by Sasuke2525 View Post

He was talking about the Kinzu v2, I truly can't tell if you are derping or trolling.

No he wasn't. If he was, what reviews?
Edited by Derp - 12/15/11 at 1:02pm
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So.. no candidate?
post #8 of 12
Up ! thumb.gif
post #9 of 12
Has the OP considered CM storm spawn / xornet? Affordable yet durable mice. I think Skylit has a xornet review on the way and you can familiarize with the Spawn here: http://www.overclock.net/t/1105557/cm-storm-spawn-review-and-comparisons-to-abyssus
post #10 of 12
I think your only other option is the CM Storm Spawn/Xornet as mentioned above. The Spawn is said to have jitter problems under 800dpi, but since your post suggests you want higher dpi than that, it should be fine.
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