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After years of using a cheapo little Logitech wireless thing that came with a keyboard that I bought, I've decided that my hand deserves an upgrade. What I had was alright, but I wasn't particularly accurate with it. But, I'm not sure which to buy.

I've been looking at the RAT7, but have heard about a lot of issues with the twineye sensor, and issues are annoying. My roommate has a RAT3, which uses a different sensor, but it feels too small for me. RAT5 is another option, I suppose, and it doesn't have the obnoxious sensor, but is it any bigger than the 3?

I have fairly large hands, with long fingers. I would suppose my grip is more of a hybrid style between palm or claw, but it's really been difficult to get an idea of it with my not-awesome mouse. I would also like to keep the price under $80, a few over won't bother me though. Any other suggestions?
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post #2 of 13
A new Asus ROG mouse is coming out soon. http://rog.asus.com/175892012/sound-cards-and-headsets/asus-rog-gx1000-laser-gaming-mouse-launched/ Keep an eye on it to see if its worth it o you.
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Yeah, I was reading about that. Think I posted in the thread too. It says that it's launched, but when will we be able to get one?
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There any other suggestions out there, or do I get to fly blind?
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post #5 of 13
I have large hands, used mx518, deathadder, g9x and finally settled on the razer naga. One of the three fittings is just perfect, absolute perfection for me. Go to some stores, mess around. Doesn't matter how good the sensor/looks are if it doesn't fit comfortably, what is the point.
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Also if you plan on upgrading to windows 8 there are a lot of annoying side scrolling pages on the tile or metro screen and has me wishing my mouse had side scroll...
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post #7 of 13
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I don't plan on getting Windows 8, haha. Side scroll is just neat, but I don't see too much use in it. I also notice that there aren't a whole lot of mice available that have that feature.

As far as Razer is concerned, I'm really not a fan. Like, really, not a fan. The amount that it's called "overpriced garbage" on this site certainly does not invoke images of quality, and with the Synapse 2.0 stuff going on right now, I'm not going to give them my business.

G9x is on sale at Newegg though for $60. Quite tempting.
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post #8 of 13
I would look into a Deathadder. I've had one for years and it's only just decided to develop a fault with one of the side buttons. Most probably going to get another one though.
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post #9 of 13
I've had the Microsoft sidewinder x5 for about an year, I love it, but it doesn't go over 2k dpi, which is enough for me but not so much for others, bought it for 5 dollars though smile.gif

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post #10 of 13
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$5 is a good price, haha. I might look at some Microsoft mice, but they're not really all that wonderful in the scope of things, are they?
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