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Between the G100s, G400 and G400s which one is better?
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post #32 of 488
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Between the G100s, G400 and G400s which one is better?

Been playing some League of Legends lately and I can't go back to a G400 after using G100s. I prefer the G400's 800 DPI / 1000hz, but it just feels like I'm holding a brick that takes too much effort to move around. The G400 is just not conducive to RTS games at all unless you want to give yourself carpal tunnel.

I use the G100s at 1000dpi/500hz with no Logitech software installed and the cursor is a bit too fast for me, but still manageable. Due to my preference being 800 DPI and 1000hz polling rate, I will most likely be dumping this mouse for a Ninox 3090 when/if it ever comes out, but until that happens, this is the only thing in my mouse graveyard that I enjoy playing RTS with besides the G9x.
post #33 of 488
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Between the G100s, G400 and G400s which one is better?

As far as objective measurements go, the g400 has the better performance sensor-wise by far. However it is quite a lot bigger, heavier and differently shaped than the g100s. If the benefit of the shape/weight outweigh the drawbacks of the sensor then go for the g100s.
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still try to find a light palm grip mouse good for rts gaming My accuracy improved with my deathadder in fps but rts games I used to play are hell for me now
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Sweet, thanks guys. I'll be going for the G100s then, just went down to feel the G400 at my friend's store and it although it feels very good it's just too big and heavy
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Sweet, thanks guys. I'll be going for the G100s then, just went down to feel the G400 at my friend's store and it although it feels very good it's just too big and heavy

From all reports I've seen, the Roccat Savu tracks better than g400 and is lighter + similar, but smaller shape.
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From all reports I've seen, the Roccat Savu tracks better than g400 and is lighter + similar, but smaller shape.
Good suggestion i know roccat can be found locally BUT i saw a g100s for 20bucks wink.gif
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post #38 of 488
I think the G100S would be fine for strategy games. If you are going to play FPS I would say it isn't.

The Ninox (a company yet to exist in the real world) mice do appear to be better for strategy games than most current offerings. They have a good sensor, a smaller shell and light switches. They should be fine for FPS as well if you like medium sized mice. That is if the mice turn out well.

I use a different mouse for a different game and surface. These days I do not use one mouse only nor one surface.

It is understandable why a strategy game player would want a smaller mouse -- he/she would be able to use only their fingers to move a small mouse. Also having a CPI of at least 1920 for their 1080P monitors to reduce lifting the mouse.

For FPS I wouldn't want a small mouse and I wouldn't use more than 1250 CPI.
post #39 of 488
G100(S)/G1/MX300 does not feel as small when using a claw grip. I can use it without my hand cramping lol


Fine for FPS unless you're seeking really high tracking speed. Dependent on play style.
Edited by Skylit - 5/12/13 at 3:39pm
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G100(S)/G1/MX300 does not feel as small when using a claw grip. I can use it without my hand cramping

That is what 63mm does for you. At its thinnest the Zowie AM is ~58mm and the FK is ~55mm. We know how bad that can be.
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