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I need one. I really like the Avatar S in white, but i know nothing about mice.

also keyboard:
http://www.overclock.net/t/1243931/new-keyboard-unknown-budget

i have no idea what to get, or what a good budget is. so help please?

my current mouse:
http://www.shopping.hp.com/product/computer/categories/mice_keyboards/1/accessories/KY619AA%2523ABA
Edited by phillyd - 4/16/12 at 5:55am
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post #2 of 13
I'm not a gamer. I'm a technonut, so I will leave the suggestions to those with hands-on experience. However, I will suggest that, in addition to searching this site for info, you head over to Testfreaks.com, not so much for the ratings, but for the list of expert (?) and user reviews that are linked in each item:

http://www.testfreaks.com/mice/nzxt-avatar-s/

http://www.testfreaks.com/mice/?sort=score

I will say that based on the mouse that interests you, the suggested mouse that you will probably see here is the Razer Deathadder. A lot of people swear by it, and it is probably the best mouse in this class of mice.

Good luck.
post #3 of 13
Most will recommend either the Razer Deathadder or the Logitech G400. I personally love the DeathAdder, though I have not used the G400. I use my Deathadder not just for gaming, I bought one to use at work too. With that said, it's a fairly large mouse that's meant to be palm-gripped. If you use a different grip, you may prefer another shape.

A good starting point would be if you told us what mouse you're using currently and what your reasons are for wanting a different one.
Edited by ChaoticKinesis - 4/15/12 at 11:19pm
     
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post #4 of 13
Decent mouse: $40-60
Nicer/high-end: $60-90

It's up to you though. Do you want something specific in your mice? ie. DPI buttons, more macro buttons? Laser vs. optical? Higher DPI? Hard vs Soft pads (which do you prefer)? What games do you play(FPS => usually hard pads for glide, etc)? What's your palm grip?

Answer all these questions (as well as those in one of the stickies) and someone will be able to help ya.

I do have to say, if you use the palmgrip, the Roccat Kone[+] is a DELIGHTFUL mouse to use... I bought 1... RMAed 3 times due to some issues (just my luck) before i gave up on it... went to the Mionix Naos 5000... used that for two months... couldn't stand it, it wasn't humpy enough or clicky enough as my Kone[+] so I bit the bullet and bought another Kone[+]... love the feeling in my hand the the tactility of the clicks + the scroll wheel. Software isn't too bad either (a little slow, but it has to write to internal storage on the mouse every time you save). DPI changes cause a man's voice to say 3200 DPI or 2100 DPI so you know what your DPI is.
Edited by AchuSaysBlessYou - 4/15/12 at 11:18pm
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im not a big peripheral person, so youll have to educate me on features. also i want a mouse where the bottom of my palm can rest on the mousepad and i can move the mouse with my fingers. so not that big
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the mouse i have is added to the OP, and i have no reason other than i feel like i could get a better one.
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post #7 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by phillyd View Post

im not a big peripheral person, so youll have to educate me on features. also i want a mouse where the bottom of my palm can rest on the mousepad and i can move the mouse with my fingers. so not that big

From what you're saying it looks like you have a fingertip grip:

http://www.overclock.net/t/1139756/looking-to-buy-a-mouse-mousepad-read-this-first#post_15273389

Answer the other questions like:

2. What's your sensitivity?

3. What's your maximum budget?

4. Do you want additional buttons?

5. What games do you play?

6. Do you mind about prediction?

Those you should be able to answer (except maybe the prediction question) without knowledge about mice.

Although, now that we've determined you like a finger grip, update your original post to reflect that. Thanks!
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i use high-sensitivity, but nothing extreme,
$40
a few would be nice
mostly FPS's, terraria, minecraft, assassin's creed (one of the few third person games i like), and such. not big on RPG's.
idek what it is
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Up your budget a bit, grab this:
http://www.newegg.com/Store/BrandSubCategory.aspx?Brand=2202&SubCategory=65&name=Mice

Profit.
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