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post #1 of 17
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So I have decided to buy a new mouse and I need help deciding what brand/model/etc. I am playing mostly RTS games on a hard mouse pad with my right hand. I use the fingertip grip style and prefer light mice.

Any help would be much appreciated.

Thanks in advance! thumb.gif
post #2 of 17
you forgot to mention most important factor, what's your budget?
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post #3 of 17
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Ah, I would say about $60-80?

Quite flexible.
post #4 of 17
how flexible blinksmiley.gif? http://www.amazon.com/Mouse-Indigo-Scroll-Input-Devices-Wireless/dp/B0058LLISE/ref=sr_1_1?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1345284423&sr=1-1 smile.gif for kicks.

I've only used Razer
http://ap.razerzone.com/gaming-mice

& Logitech
http://www.logitech.com/en-us/mice-pointers/mice

for the last 4+ years with zero problems and no complaints (except Razer mamba's battery life is a bit low).

good luck mate
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post #5 of 17
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Thanks for the suggestions, I think I may get the Razer Death Adder. For it's price it is exactly what I'm looking for.
post #6 of 17
i vouch for the deathadder. and when you can get the blackwidow keyboard by razer. its amazing.
post #7 of 17
The death adder is a great mouse on exception of its glossy plastic sides that accumulate oil/grit. My vote goes for the G500.

Razer keyboards are garbage.
 
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post #8 of 17
I have the R.A.T. 7, however I managed to pick up a second hand Deathadder for ~$40 (even though it looked brand new), so I swap between the two of them.

The R.A.T. 7 is great for it's customisability, but for people with wide hands it can make your hands ache after several hours of intense gaming. tongue.gif
post #9 of 17
DA's are really nice, but the glossy sides and the LOD kills it for me. I prefer a low LOD myself.
If you like the shape of the DA, but want something with better LOD, I would suggest Zowie EC1 eVo. Those are great mice, track really nicely, have an extremely low LOD. The other reason why I like this mouse is because of the mouse feet. They are extremely large, and make the mouse glide with very little friction.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16826876019&Tpk=zowie%20ec1%20evo
For $49, it's a great mouse.
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your going to want to look at one with a good amount of buttons so you can select units easier. Here are two good ones http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16826153064 and http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16826153096 hope it helpsthumbsupsmiley.png


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