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I mainly want it for the pinky rest really. And my sister loves my Mx518, so i was going to give it to her

I can't live without the pinkie rest. Some poeple hate it.
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Does it ever go on sale? cheapest place I see it is amazon.com
    
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What price. I paid $75 i think for it.
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post #14 of 22
Ive used it at a friends house a few times, kind of jealous of that pinky rest, if you have big hands its perfect. I would recommend it. Someone on the marketplace is selling their rat 7 for 50, worth checking out

http://www.overclock.net/t/1198987/rat-7-mouse
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post #15 of 22
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Ive used it at a friends house a few times, kind of jealous of that pinky rest, if you have big hands its perfect. I would recommend it. Someone on the marketplace is selling their rat 7 for 50, worth checking out
http://www.overclock.net/t/1198987/rat-7-mouse

Great find. I would buy that if I didn't already have a rat 7. frown.gif
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post #16 of 22
I have the RAT 3, and I love it. I don't know why people that don't own the mouse complain about the sensor, its never been a problem for me.

The dpi button is great for bf3 when flying jets. biggrin.gif
post #17 of 22
I've got the R.A.T. 7 and personally I think there are good and bad points.

Good Points:

Feels very well built
Nice variety of buttons
Responsive sensor
Easy to use software


Bad Points:

Could do with different types of pinkie rests (even if you have to buy them separately), personally I don't like the rest for the pinkie as it has a sort of bump in which can get annoying
Sensor doesn't work (for me at least) if I move the mouse off the surface more than around 5mm (My previous Sidewinder X8 could respond better if I accidentally picked the mouse up a little.
My mouse at least has a very slight wobble (maybe 1mm at most) along the top left to bottom right, I think this is from the placement of the pads on the bottom of the mouse.
The cord, although braided, needs some 'break in' time before it can move around freely.

Overall I'd recommend it over the R.A.T. 5 for the features but it feels quite wierd and takes a while to set it up perfect for your hand.
post #18 of 22
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I have the RAT 3, and I love it. I don't know why people that don't own the mouse complain about the sensor, its never been a problem for me.

I don't understand why they complain either.
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The dpi button is great for bf3 when flying jets. biggrin.gif

Or tank gunner. That thing is way to fast.
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post #19 of 22
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$80 on amazon. I have a gift card there too
    
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post #20 of 22
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$80 on amazon. I have a gift card there too

Just go with this one as stated above. This mouse doesn't go bad. tongue.gif
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