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1. What's your grip style?
Fingertip

2. What's your sensitivity?
Average,
400DPI?

3. What's your maximum budget?
$50

4. Do you want additional buttons?
No. Too many buttons is a con for me. I just need left click, right click, scroll wheel, maybe DPI adjuster.

5. What games do you play?
Elder Scrolls, Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory, Fallout

6. Do you mind about prediction?
Frankly, don't know.

7. Other relevant information:
I'm right handed. Weight isn't a big deal, but I need a mouse with a cord. Wireless is NOT acceptable. Cord type doesn't matter, I just hope it's long enough. Glossy surface is not preferred but not a deal breaker. I don't need some ridiculous macros. (I can't find a good article on TTF vs Emron switches.) I'd prefer if the mouse isn't white though. I'd like a mouse that is dark. (Otherwise I'd have a monitor with dark edges, black keyboard, black speakers, glowing white mouse.) LED is meh, either way. I just hope it's not Rudolph -brightness, and I end up seeing my own reflection when I game in the dark. (My monitor is a glossy one.) No need for onboard memory, I only game with the mouse at my computer.

I prefer a mouse with option to use USB or the older mouse plug. (God, just realized I forgot what it's called. PS/2? Or is that for keyboards only?)

I'm not an expert on mice, as you might be able to tell. Feel free to enlighten me, though. tongue.gif

Thanks in advance. thumb.gif
Edited by Darkwizzie - 9/3/12 at 5:31pm
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post #2 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by Darkwizzie View Post

1. What's your grip style?
Fingertip
2. What's your sensitivity?
Average,
400DPI?
3. What's your maximum budget?
$50
4. Do you want additional buttons?
No. Too many buttons is a con for me. I just need left click, right click, scroll wheel, maybe DPI adjuster.
5. What games do you play?
Elder Scrolls, Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory, Fallout
6. Do you mind about prediction?
Frankly, don't know.
7. Other relevant information:
I'm right handed. Weight isn't a big deal, but I need a mouse with a cord. Wireless is NOT acceptable. Cord type doesn't matter, I just hope it's long enough. Glossy surface is not preferred but not a deal breaker. I don't need some ridiculous macros. (I can't find a good article on TTF vs Emron switches.) I'd prefer if the mouse isn't white though. I'd like a mouse that is dark. (Otherwise I'd have a monitor with dark edges, black keyboard, black speakers, glowing white mouse.) LED is meh, either way. I just hope it's not Rudolph -brightness, and I end up seeing my own reflection when I game in the dark. (My monitor is a glossy one.) No need for onboard memory, I only game with the mouse at my computer.
I'm not an expert on mice, as you might be able to tell. Feel free to enlighten me, though. tongue.gif
Thanks in advance. thumb.gif

Take a look at this mouse , going to be ordering it on friday , http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16826254018
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post #3 of 13
Logitech G400, love mine and the dpi adjuster is a must

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16826104577&Tpk=Logitech%20G400
post #4 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lumo841 View Post

Logitech G400, love mine and the dpi adjuster is a must
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16826104577&Tpk=Logitech%20G400

this as well , its the upgrade from theMX518 and i still miss mine , just wanna try something different.
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I recommend the G500, brilliant grip, smooth control, its great smile.gif The dpi adjuster that is on the software disk is great as lumo said smile.gif Plus, its $50 with the promo code!

Link: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16826104318
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post #6 of 13
For an extra $10 over your budget you can go for a R.A.T 3, great mouse!
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Have both the Logitech G400 & the G500. I have to say I like the G400 better.
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post #9 of 13
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Gilroyy View Post

For an extra $10 over your budget you can go for a R.A.T 3, great mouse!
In order to go over my budget I would need a very good reason to.
Quote:
Originally Posted by jagz View Post

Abyssus
This is my default choice should I not find a better alternative, because of the good reviews on Newegg and the cheap price.
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post #10 of 13
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Originally Posted by Darkwizzie View Post

In order to go over my budget I would need a very good reason to.
This is my default choice should I not find a better alternative, because of the good reviews on Newegg and the cheap price.

It feels really good (for me at least!), very customisable, and frankly looks like a transformer or something... That's got to be worth an extra $10!
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