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Been all over Ebay and narrowed down my search options to the following. Which of these two is a better choice?

Razer Abyssus
http://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-Razer-Abyssus-Mirror-Edition-3500dpi-3-5G-Infrared-Sensor-USB-Gaming-Mouse-/121108666621?pt=Mice&hash=item1c32a398fd

E-Blue Cobra
http://www.ebay.com/itm/281070025050
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Logitech G500.
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Can't justify paying $60 for a mouse... I still need a keyboard as well
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Can't justify paying $60 for a mouse... I still need a keyboard as well

Oops! I meant to say the G400 - cheaper smile.gif
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Oops! I meant to say the G400 - cheaper smile.gif

This.
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G400 for sure wink.gif

once I got mine I became %500 better in gaming in general. once i bought that $30 dollar mouse it was way better than the ones that i used to get for $2-5 or even $10 from random places. they naming it a "mouse" doesnt mean its going to decent when it comes to games.

I believe you can cope better if you have a gaming mouse and a crappy keyboard. you can get a gaming keyboard later on. whats really important in FPS and most of gaming is precision and stability and you get alot of those with the G400 smile.gif (sorry if i messed up a few words/sentences, just got out of bed redface.gif )
post #7 of 11
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Good suggestions... but I really don't want to spend much on a mouse. I am no hardcore gamer, just want to play some games. I was originally going to go for one of these $3 fake gaming mice... then I heard good things about the Eblue Cobra gaming mouse, very nice under $10. I could get a Razer Abysus at an Ebay auction, but these typically go for just under $20... and that's really pushing me away from it... I'd rather not spend more than $10 on a mouse.
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cm storm xornet or spawn.
post #9 of 11
I know you don't want to spend the money on a mouse because you don't play a lot, but I would still suggest the G400. I play on my desktop maybe a couple hours a week anymore and I'm glad I spent the money on the G400. Its comfortable, accurate, tracks really well, fills your hand even when palming it. Its got just about the perfect weight (little light but i like a heavy mouse) as well. The wire isn't so rigid it wants to move the mouse when you let go like my trackball here at work. I love the on the fly DPI buttons above and below the wheel, can't possibly express the handiness of those buttons. Then in just basic use as well you have the nice contoured comfort, a great wheel, and forward & backward buttons. Again though even in just basic computer usage you still have some of those gaming features being very handy. For instance going from browsing links to typing comments your mouse doesn't want to move at all because of the thinner USB cable, the adjustable DPI allows you to flick across the screen fast or as slow a scroll as you want. But all in all what makes it great is that if you have large hands, its still very comfortable.
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post #10 of 11
Just make sure that if you spend money on a keyboard that u dont buy one of the razr junk keyboards smile.gif
For the mouse, spawn or g400, both have nice sensors and its a matter of how u wanna grip it.

If tell us what u play u will get better advice, the microsoft optical can be budget if u find one cheap but then again its kinda bad for big screen Desktops nowadays:)
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