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1. What's your grip style?
http://i44.tinypic.com/ne8as9.jpg

2. What's your sensitivity?

low-medium

3. What's your maximum budget?

$50

4. Do you want additional buttons?

I just need 1 or 2 left side buttons, nothing more

5. What games do you play?

Dota 2, BF3

6. Do you mind about prediction?

Whatever is best


7. Other relevant information:

Been looking at the Deathadder and the kinzu v2, but leaning more towards the kinzu v2 white / black since it goes well with my corsair 500r white case.

I'm looking for other recommendations also.

Thanks.
Edited by atluu - 4/10/12 at 4:04pm
    
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post #2 of 38
I recommend the Logitech MX518. The best mouse I've ever owned, has worked for 3+ years now. Excellent. Palm grip, back-forward buttons, sensitivity change buttons.

You should find it for 50$ or near that price.

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Logitech G400 or 500 perhaps. I would like to suggest G700 but its approx twice the cost and just adds few buttons and being wireless on top of G500.
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A Deathadder or G400 would be perfect for you. Try both of them to know which shape you prefer, if possible.
     
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I've heard all positive reviews on the mouses above. However, I just don't like the looks or shape at all.
    
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Originally Posted by atluu View Post

I've heard all positive reviews on the mouses above. However, I just don't like the looks or shape at all.

Hm, take a look at roccat and mionix then as well. Although I dont have any mice from them myself I have heard good things about these and several of their offerings differ in shape from G400/G500. Roccat is usually with blue light and Mionix is usually yellowish-green when illuminated.
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They look really nice, but I dont think my hand will feel comfortable with those shapes. I'm looking for some sort of plain oval shape, such as the Kinzu v2, and a bit like the Deathadder.
    
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post #8 of 38
Logitech G400 fits your description. Kinzu is too small for palm grip, and it's max speed isn't that good for low sensitivity. Deathadder is another good choice, just like Ukkooh said, you should try both G400 and DA to see which shape works better for you.
post #9 of 38
Maybe a Zowie EC1/2?
post #10 of 38
I've got a lightly used MX518, and a new G400 I could sell you relatively cheap if you're interested.
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