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Hi guys, I want to let you know my experience with the logitech G700 Mouse.

I used to have a good gaming mouse. I was so good with it, but one day, the wireless connection just stopped working so I had to replace it. I love logitech so I decided to choose the G700, it was nice, wireless, had a lot of buttons.

The mouse works great without a driver, but you need the driver to bind your keys on the mouse. As soon as the driver kicks in, nothing feels the same. The mouse is hard to adjust the sensitivity, seems like something is wrong, the mouse acceleration of the program driver, I don't know.

If you have any clue or which mouse I should buy, give me a hint.

Thanks
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post #2 of 15
I had that same mouse(G7) and I loved it as well. It mysteriously died exactly like yours did, wireless signal only working sporadically. It was a refurb model off ebay though, and I did get a couple years out of it.

I replaced it with a Sidewinder X8 mouse which has worked well for me. It has similar features to the G7 I replaced and was around the same price. The battery lasts much longer and the recharging device makes more sense. As for key binding, it is easy enough to do with this mouse and I never had to install any drivers.

The only thing bad I have to say about it is that the base is actually not completely flat, so if it's sitting on a hard surface it has a tiny wobble like an uneven table.... I only noticed it recently though because I always have a mouse pad.(soft enough the feet sink in and you can't tell it's uneven)

It also came with a couple different sets of feet for different traction effects, but I haven't really put those to use...
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post #3 of 15
The button assignment is written to G700's onboard memory, so just uninstall the driver if you feel it really alters the movements of the mouse. I personally can't find anything wrong with the driver and it feels completely the same before and after. But if you really feel there is a difference then you could perhaps try using the mouse on a computer with the stock drivers vs the logitech one, as I aforementioned that the button assignments will be retained due to the onboard memory.
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Thanks for the help guys. I think my problem was because the sensivity was overide by the OS. But my G7 was definitely better.
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Originally Posted by KaRLiToS View Post

Thanks for the help guys. I think my problem was because the sensivity was overide by the OS. But my G7 was definitely better.

I have to disagree frown.gif. I have owned many logitech mouses (from mx500 - G700) and my g700 is by far the best mouse i have used smile.gif. I just seems like you have gotten a setting wrong or something....
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post #6 of 15
Totally agree. The G700 is not the "proper" successor many of us were hoping for in the slightest.

I still have my G7, and use it mostly on my laptop when I'm home, but the closest mouse in terms of actual usage imo has been the Logitech Performance MX. I know it's not labeled as a gaming mouse but it really "feels" like it's the same mouse imo. The G700 just didn't feel right at all.

Granted, this is all heavily opinionated, so what I feel as "right" may be a complete incompatible death machine for you but meh, just dropping my 2c.
    
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post #7 of 15
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I didn't say its a bad mouse, actually its good, but my G7 was better. Hhave you used the G7??

But can you help me then, is there a special option or setting? My sensitivity settings looks like this

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post #8 of 15
I have a G700. I came from a logitech marathon mouse, which is really just kind of your run of the mill thing. I tried a razer orochi and a cyborg rat7 before I bought the G700, and so far it's my favorite mouse by far.

One thing I noticed is that the report rate definitely makes the mouse feel different. It's difficult to place the feeling, it just feels different. I'd suggest adjusting it until you're comfortable and then using the same setting for every profile. It'll eliminate a variable when you're adjusting dpi and such. Also I think you have angle snapping checked, you probably want to turn that off.

Edit: I see that you turned off the OS drivers for speed and acceleration, but that might be better for you. Just another thing to try.
Edited by MME1122 - 4/21/12 at 8:31am
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post #9 of 15
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I have a G700. I came from a logitech marathon mouse, which is really just kind of your run of the mill thing. I tried a razer orochi and a cyborg rat7 before I bought the G700, and so far it's my favorite mouse by far.
One thing I noticed is that the report rate definitely makes the mouse feel different. It's difficult to place the feeling, it just feels different. I'd suggest adjusting it until you're comfortable and then using the same setting for every profile. It'll eliminate a variable when you're adjusting dpi and such. Also I think you have angle snapping checked, you probably want to turn that off.
Edit: I see that you turned off the OS drivers for speed and acceleration, but that might be better for you. Just another thing to try.

Thanks but both things you suggest were not checked yesterday, since I turned off OS driver, it already seems better.
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post #10 of 15
I agree G7 is the better one. It has better surface/grip that doesn't get too warm after long use and the shape is just right for my hand. I tried G500 and G700, they are not for me. Have anyone tried Razer mice and I really want to get one that is on par with G7.
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