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What model Zowie? And what about a G400? Will it track like the MX518 does?
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Personally I love the G500. My bro has one and it was perfect. 

 
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Originally Posted by Lord Xeb View Post

Personally I love the G500. My bro has one and it was perfect. 

Do you pick the mouse up like I do though?
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Mine worked fine right out of the box, though I don't lift my mouse up when I'm using it. Never had the feeling it was holding me back in gaming either.
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What model Zowie? And what about a G400? Will it track like the MX518 does?

The EC2 is the one most pro 1.6 players like the most.
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The biggest issue I'm having with it is when I pick my mouse up slightly, the sensor still detects the surface and moves the cursor accordingly. I've been using my mouse like that since I was born. I had no trouble with the MX518. I didn't think I needed a second opinion on gaming mouses here when the whole world seemingly loves this mouse. I'm willing to bet an old fashioned ball mouse is more accurate than this pos.

you're feeling the difference between an optical mouse and a laser mouse (i assume the g500 is laser like the g5 which i have). ive used an mx518 or whatever its called and actually prefered it to my g5 because i also found my g5 more scatty when lifted off the surface its on. laser mice are supposedly more accurate though. maybe just get another mx518 or other optical mouse?
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have they changed the g500 recently or something. i replaced a g5 with one a few years ago and still love it. i do lift sometimes and the result is always predictable

what are you using for a mousepad? i can hover over my func pad and i dont get any erratic movement
    
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It's hard not to lift the mouse up when I'm moving it. It's second nature to me.
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have they changed the g500 recently or something. i replaced a g5 with one a few years ago and still love it. i do lift sometimes and the result is always predictable
what are you using for a mousepad? i can hover over my func pad and i dont get any erratic movement

good point. laser mice are more fussy about the surface they're on. i use mine on a wooden desk and it aint that bad really. i know what the op is on about though. its take a little getting used to going from and optical to laser mouse. a non reflective surface is best. shiny surfaces cause a lot of trouble.
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