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Since my mx518 is dying, mouse recomendations would be much appreciated.

post #1 of 23
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It seems the wire is breaking on me after many years of usage. I would buy another mx518, but they don't sell them anymore. thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif

-I'm used to about a 1/2" of LOD.
-I use palm grip.
-I'd prefer optical sensors, but I'm open to laser.
-I want a mouse that'll last me at least a few years (2 or more).
-I'm right handed (obviously since I use a right handed mouse).
-My budget is $80 but I'd prefer to stay closer to $50 if it's possible.
-I'd like for the mouse to have at least 2 side buttons.

I don't have a brand preference as long as they are reliable or the quality is top notch.
Edited by somebadlemonade - 4/10/13 at 5:27am
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post #2 of 23
The Logitech G400 and G500 is more or less the MX518 updated with newer and better sensors

Otherwise there is the Roccat Kone series with the XTD being the newest
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post #3 of 23
I upgraded from a mx518 to a G9X which can be had for about $35 or less
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post #4 of 23
Zowie AM/FK or SteelSeries Sensei/Xai are my go to recommendations though they are all claw grip mice, maybe a Deathadder 2013?
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post #5 of 23
I am intrested in buying new mouse i did play on x7 do i dont have much expiriance on mouses.I am thinking about Sensei MLG DA 2013(i am not sure can i get it in my country i can get old one) R.A.T 7 and g700 what u recomend guys ? I dont care about price.
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I am intrested in buying new mouse i did play on x7 do i dont have much expiriance on mouses.I am thinking about Sensei MLG DA 2013(i am not sure can i get it in my country i can get old one) R.A.T 7 and g700 what u recomend guys ? I dont care about price.

How about the Roccat Kone XTD?
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post #7 of 23
G400 is a solid mouse. I used to use a mx518 and switched over to the G400 with no problems. Aamazing mouse
post #8 of 23
If you like the 518 just go for the G400.
    
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post #9 of 23
G400 is nice, albeit a little cheaper feeling than the original MX518 (side buttons still had bumps from where they were cut out of the factory molds)

I have since changed to a Deathadder 2013 and was surprised at how good it felt. maybe the most comfortable palm grip mouse I have ever used. If you prefer a tactile grip over a slick/rubbery one... definitely give the DA 2013 a look.
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post #10 of 23
I am using G500 and I really like it. I do palm grip too (I think...) and is comfortable for me. I used to have a DA before this - nothing wrong with that at all - still going strong (wife uses it), just felt like something different. So, I think you cannot go wrong with either G500 or the DA.
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