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Intellimouse 3.0 died today, anything similar to it?

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So my intellimouse explorer 3.0 finally bit the dust after years of service, and I need a new mouse that is pretty much the same in terms of ergonomics and sensor quality. It seems like microsoft discontinued the intellimouse so finding one at retail stores is impossible so I've been looking at alternatives by zowie, specifically the ec evo line. What mouse is the most similar to the intellimouse 3.0? I use a 13"/360.

Oh, and I also need a new mousepad as my g-tf's bottom is like completely worn out and so it just slides across my desk. Any worthy upgrades?
post #2 of 4
I'm not sure how it feels compared to the IME 3.0, but the Zowie EC1 eVo feels really good in my hand for palm grip.

I think the arch of it might be a bit higher though than IME 3.0.

I just use a SteelSeries QCK+ with it...
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Don't really want to wait for it to ship, which is why I prefer getting it retail. Plus, I'd rather get something new which other people have used before
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