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post #11 of 28
Using a mousepad is always ideal (not necessarily a gaming one).
Still, I recommend a smooth cloth pad for best results, cloth will make your mouse skates last much longer (not to worry if you are able to renew the skates).
Now I'm on a Zowie P-TF Speed small, loving it so far, specially because it's very thin and the texture is just ideal.
Some will use thick foamy cloth pads to reduce the pain after long gaming sessions, the Puretrack talent is just the choice if you want some cushion under your wrist.
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post #12 of 28
I tend not to thread jack but I figured it kind of fit into the main question, just expanded upon. Quite literally.

Any one have suggestions on game pads. ie the large ones that the mouse and keyboard can sit on. Thanks thumb.gif

/threadjack haha
 
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post #13 of 28
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I tend not to thread jack but I figured it kind of fit into the main question, just expanded upon. Quite literally.
Any one have suggestions on game pads. ie the large ones that the mouse and keyboard can sit on. Thanks thumb.gif
/threadjack haha
Razer has a big ass version of the Goliathus
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Thanks thumb.gif +rep

edit: Any just blank ones without the graphics?
 
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post #15 of 28
you got to think of your gaming gear as your personal weapon. it all depends on your style and how you play; what molds to your hands, what pressure you like, how you tolerate acceleration, no acceleration, prediction, mouse shape, dpi, movement speeds, switches, blah blah blah. It is all personal preference.

I always feel sorry for those competitive players as they always have to work outside of their norm when they are sponsored with crappy gear that doesn't work with their system.




So, to answer your question, in my case, an aluminum pad was definitely worth it. Just has the right amount of friction and a solid flat surface that works well with my mouse. It was worth it for me with the gear/set up I use.
post #16 of 28
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Thanks thumb.gif +rep
edit: Any just blank ones without the graphics?
I know the smaller ones at some point came with just a small Razer logo but i think they are the very old ones i have not seen them in a long time
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post #17 of 28
To me, a quality mousepad is worth it's weight in gold. Why spend money on a high end mouse if your tracking surface causes it to track poorly?

The Steelseries 4 and 9HD are exceptional.
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I remember after getting my first real gaming mouse and mouse pad that i got accused of cheating a whole lot it was back in the good old Battlefield 2 days
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post #19 of 28
Its all depends on personal preferences i reckon
Some like soft some like hard, rough or smooth
Ive changed alot in the last couple of months, razer/steelseries/mionix/roccat
But ive fallen for my artisan mousepad, its not well known , made in Japan but oboy! The quality is the best ive seen so far, it doesnt come cheap and i love the red color!
Here is the link http://www.artisan-jp.com/all_eng.html
My suggestion, go to the shop and do physical try one by one smile.gif
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post #20 of 28
I just got a Mionix sargas 320 a few weeks back and love it! if you haven't ordered yet give it a consideration thumb.gif

its cloth but fairly smooth so I feel its a good mix for most things you'd wanna do

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16826988007&Tpk=sargas%20320

http://www.amazon.com/Mionix-Sargas-Microfiber-Mouse-000MIOS3/dp/B008RLHKUC/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1354431618&sr=8-1&keywords=sargas+320
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