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I use the G9x. Played with a G500 for a while but I don't like gaming with the G500 - it's more of a productivity mouse for me. I have one at work and love it here. The G9x is great for gaming though.

I'm not a fan of the G9X, since I can feel the acceleration, and the middle mouse button is difficult to press.
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This, but non epic, wireless mouse with a desktop is super pointless IMNSHO.

wireless is good when your mouse cord constantly interferes with your movement.
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post #13 of 21
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This, but non epic, wireless mouse with a desktop is super pointless IMNSHO.

wireless is good when your mouse cord constantly interferes with your movement.

I route my cables to not encounter this problem, but I guess this is a valid point.
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post #14 of 21
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I route my cables to not encounter this problem, but I guess this is a valid point.

I try to route mine also, and have plenty of slack, but sometimes moving from one end of Goliathus to another, it gives me a bit of friction. I do have alot of wires, cable management is not that great... I'm just so used to a wireless whenever it gets caught for a second it irritates me (and sometimes I'm sure it's just placebo, and just knowing there is a wire there makes me feel constricted movement-wise)
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I route my cables to not encounter this problem, but I guess this is a valid point.

I try to route mine also, and have plenty of slack, but sometimes moving from one end of Goliathus to another, it gives me a bit of friction. I do have alot of wires, cable management is not that great... I'm just so used to a wireless whenever it gets caught for a second it irritates me (and sometimes I'm sure it's just placebo, and just knowing there is a wire there makes me feel constricted movement-wise)

I've never needed to move that far not gonna lie, I'm starting to think I shouldn't be in this thread as I apparently game weird. thumb.gif I just pick the mouse up if I need to move that far, but my mousepad size right now is enough to cross my entire desktop (5120*1024)
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The Deathadder, although preferred by FPS players much more is still quite popular among RTS players.
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I've never needed to move that far not gonna lie, I'm starting to think I shouldn't be in this thread as I apparently game weird. thumb.gif I just pick the mouse up if I need to move that far, but my mousepad size right now is enough to cross my entire desktop (5120*1024)

yeah, I had always used a regular old mousepad before this build. my last one had my mouse so cramped as the pad would barely fit in the keyboard tray with an arctosa... there was only an inch or 2 either way from middle, no reason not to have a wired. after getting the k90 AND goliathus, I realized there was no way it would come even close to fitting in a keyboard tray. Now I have all this room, and mixed with a wireless mouse, am enjoying my freedom of movement. I use wired mode when I am playing melee games in Starcraft II to get rid of any input lag.. but I find the cord catching on the edge of my desk alot. I don't know how people manage their cables so the cord doesn't catch anything, mine seems to find a way to aggravate me somehow.
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I've never needed to move that far not gonna lie, I'm starting to think I shouldn't be in this thread as I apparently game weird. thumb.gif I just pick the mouse up if I need to move that far, but my mousepad size right now is enough to cross my entire desktop (5120*1024)

yeah, I had always used a regular old mousepad before this build. my last one had my mouse so cramped as the pad would barely fit in the keyboard tray with an arctosa... there was only an inch or 2 either way from middle, no reason not to have a wired. after getting the k90 AND goliathus, I realized there was no way it would come even close to fitting in a keyboard tray. Now I have all this room, and mixed with a wireless mouse, am enjoying my freedom of movement. I use wired mode when I am playing melee games in Starcraft II to get rid of any input lag.. but I find the cord catching on the edge of my desk alot. I don't know how people manage their cables so the cord doesn't catch anything, mine seems to find a way to aggravate me somehow.

leave enough slack on the desk so that it doesn't catch, or use something like the razer armadillo.
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I like the Razer Salmosa/G100 for cheap alternatives to great solutions for RTS games. Both are very light and have ambidextrous shapes. I prefer the Salmosa as it comes with the 3G sensor which is great, but has a little high LOD. They are both very simple and clean and responsive.
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Originally Posted by -SE7EN- View Post

I don't know how people manage their cables so the cord doesn't catch anything, mine seems to find a way to aggravate me somehow.

SC Pros use something called a mouse bungee. If you play SC 2 competitively and plan to get to diamond/masters then its a must to have a wireless mouse.

Best RTS Mice as follows:

Palm Grip

Logitech G400 or Razer Death Adder

Hybrid/Fingertouch/Claw Grip

Zowie AM, Razer Abyssus, Steelseries Kana/Kinzu, Logitech G9x

Some mice such as the g700 and naga are casual gaming mice that are very comfortable and have a lot of buttons for campaign and RPG games. They are however not very good for RTS as they are bigger and clunkier.

You want a small light mouse with good tracking and good buttons (low resistance, high tactile feedback) to allow for higher APM to play at a competitive level.
Edited by Diogenes5 - 3/26/12 at 2:30am
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