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so im in the market for a new mouse perhaps to replace my naos 5000, it works fine, but apparently when my cloth pad comes in xD it will jitter. So far ive gone from a mamba to a naos which i think was a great improvement, but maybe back to an optical mouse would give me best overall usage on all surfaces. Anyone have other experience with the same sensor in let say the cm spawn and etc.
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2nd place Sensor wise imo. Deathadder/G400 (without prediction) still have the upper hand. Great shape though.
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post #3 of 46
Shape is preference and I found it incredibly easy to hit the max tracking speed on the AM. It also has terrible cursor quality at its two higher cpi steps.
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Some people also don't like the Huano switches it uses.
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hrmm so g400/deathadder would be second best?
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post #6 of 46
no G400/deathadder are the best. Shape-wise, that's really preference.
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oooh i see i see. hrmm
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post #8 of 46
Quote:
Originally Posted by end0rphine View Post

no G400/deathadder are the best. Shape-wise, that's really preference.

It's basicly the same sensor. The only difference is that the zowie am have a lower lift off distance
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Originally Posted by HaiiYaa View Post

It's basicly the same sensor. The only difference is that the zowie am have a lower lift off distance

At cost of max tracking speeds. Plus it doesn't track on my favorite mousepad frown.gif
post #10 of 46
Are there any drawbacks on G400 mouse? G400 costs a lot less than Zowie AM and hard to believe that it's better than AM.
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