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post #11 of 21
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Messing with 800 DPI and I'm liking what I'm seeing. I thought the 2nd step in my settings was 800 DPI but it was more like, 1200 DPI.

Actually moving my mouse around the mouse pad I get noticeable differences now with 800 DPI. Extremely light or dark areas track well, in between areas skip a bit. So yea. I just figured since the mouse tracked fine horizontal fine it wasn't the pad.

Oh well. 99 cents for this one, can't call it a complete loss.
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post #12 of 21
Yeah, I can tell my G400 tracks just fine on QCK. Even if I keep it in a huge angle like you.
post #13 of 21
I'd say there's something wrong with the mousepad - otherwise RMA it, the g400 sensor should not have such noticeable jitter... or any jitter at all for that matter.
post #14 of 21
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The lines with the angles over them are all vertical with the mousepad turned in the degrees you see above them.

Well does that even make sense? I mean did you experience any real difference? I did nearly a same test but the mouse moving in such degrees anticlockwise (while i thought 90° wouldn't make sense and 60° was rly hard to control due to uncommon position, and i should have written D(ynamic)-CPI)

The next one includes 200/1000/2000/6400 set dpi - notice the recognized 6000 (59xx) dpi instead

Edited by diNovoM - 3/29/13 at 8:07am
post #15 of 21
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Well setting it at 800DPI and having it just on my desk makes it smoothish. I can tell the mouse still wants to zig zag but not nearly as bad. Still zig zags on my old mouse pad at 800.

Not sure if I want to risk getting some gaudy mouse pad with branding all over it to see if its really my mouse or the surface. Or I could just be done with it and get a new mouse. This is probably the most major of the small issues I've had with this mouse since I got it.
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post #16 of 21
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Well setting it at 800DPI and having it just on my desk makes it smoothish. I can tell the mouse still wants to zig zag but not nearly as bad. Still zig zags on my old mouse pad at 800.

Not sure if I want to risk getting some gaudy mouse pad with branding all over it to see if its really my mouse or the surface. Or I could just be done with it and get a new mouse. This is probably the most major of the small issues I've had with this mouse since I got it.
I wouldn't say getting a decent pad could be a bad purchase in any case. Even if your mouse still keeps malfunctioning you'll be left with.. well, a great pad. And if it solves your problem it's sure gonna be a lot cheaper than buying a brand new mouse.

As I said, my G400 works well with QCK Mass (400dpi though), and seems to do fine on an old Razer pad too (they go by the name of Goliathus nowadays)
post #17 of 21
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16826988007

I'll probably get that. I have a very hard time spending 20+ dollars on a mouse pad that has a company's logo and branding all over it.
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16826988007

I'll probably get that. I have a very hard time spending 20+ dollars on a mouse pad that has a company's logo and branding all over it.

I wouldn't spend money on pads with multiple colors as well. Try to get one with a single color for consistency. Cheap solution would be the Qck, but the Mionix should be good.
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I wouldn't spend money on pads with multiple colors as well. Try to get one with a single color for consistency. Cheap solution would be the Qck, but the Mionix should be good.
I bought the Mionix. We'll see in about 5 days.
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I would recommend the QCK Heavy / QCK Mass for it.
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