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ok, i want to increase my polling rate from 125Hz. i'm using the usb 3.0 port.
i tried the method outlined here http://www.overclock.net/t/596276/changing-usb-polling-rate-to-1000hz-or-lower which failed. the settings didnt seem to apply. i tried using the service and the mouse just didnt work when plugged in to that port.
then i read that the old setpoint drivers had settings to change the polling rate. but i cant find the option in either setpoint480j_x64.exe or setpoint480_x64.exe ftp://ftp.logitech.com/pub/techsupport/mouse/
what do?
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I was able to easily oc my WMO,1.1 and MX518 following the steps in this video. Similar to the link you mentioned but done a bit differently. I don't think Logitech ever had a polling rate option in their drivers for the MX518.
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doesn't work. i followed the steps exactly. still at 125hz
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Derp View Post

I don't think Logitech ever had a polling rate option in their drivers for the MX518.
This is correct. MX518 uses a low-speed USB chip and must be forced to report faster than 125Hz by a USB port using a modified driver that ignores the low-speed flag in that chip.
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What is your OS?
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windows 7 64 bit
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Try this

http://www.ngohq.com/news/15043-how-to-increase-usb-sample-rate-in-windows-vista-7-a.html


I used it last time and it worked biggrin.gif.

( with a normal logitech optical usb mouse )
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just tried that method, no go

i actually emailed sweetlow a couple months ago and this is what he said

RTFM, "Test Mode"
--- SweetLow ---
Edited by ihatelolcats - 2/24/12 at 11:31pm
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I have an mx518 as well, was planning on an upgrade but am I reading this correct? Is this about overclocking a mouse? When Im back home tomorrow I may try this since im ok with getting a new mouse if I screw anything up. Has anyone seen noticable improvements? Im mostly concerned with bf3 gameplay and think its the mouse or my plain blank mousepad but swear Im starting to get good enough to notice lag. Not sure could be just me though

Dont want to take this thread over but if anyone have tips to get the scroll wheel working please PM me, I already took apart and cleaned but still inconsistent. Might try drivers though but never needed anything other than the windows built in ones. Heck its like 6-7 years old now anyways, thats why I was thinking about an upgrade.
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I have an mx518 as well, was planning on an upgrade but am I reading this correct? Is this about overclocking a mouse? When Im back home tomorrow I may try this since im ok with getting a new mouse if I screw anything up. Has anyone seen noticable improvements? Im mostly concerned with bf3 gameplay and think its the mouse or my plain blank mousepad but swear Im starting to get good enough to notice lag. Not sure could be just me though
Dont want to take this thread over but if anyone have tips to get the scroll wheel working please PM me, I already took apart and cleaned but still inconsistent. Might try drivers though but never needed anything other than the windows built in ones. Heck its like 6-7 years old now anyways, thats why I was thinking about an upgrade.

increasing the polling rate should give faster response time and improve accuracy. many new gaming mice are 1000hz out of the box
about the scroll wheel, does it work better one direction than the other?
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