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Hi guys, long time lurker first time poster.

For whatever reason, I seem to get through a lot of mice, usually because they end up registering two clicks instead of one. I don't really know why this is, I don't abuse the mice and I'm not heavy handed. But they always seem to end up double clicking after 3-6 months. I've been through a few so far - Razer Imperator 2012, Steelseries Sensei, Roccat Kone XTD even, which I thought was supposed to have pretty durable buttons.

So I'm turning to you guys for advice. Is there any gaming mice out there that have durable buttons, or does anyone have the same problem I have and can offer some pointers? I'm thinking of the Steelseries Diablo mouse because thats supposed to withstand a lot of clicking but I really don't know.
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I am very happy with my logitech g700. Seems very robust and convenient for my use. Some light mmorpging, some dota2 and the occational shooter. I use it wired when playing and wireless when I kick back and move the movie/tv show over to my tv. The only thing I have to say drags it down is that it is sorta hard to configure in linux. But the onboard memory saved me a ton of trouble there.
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G400(S) with MX518 cable.
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I ended up wearing down my Razer Deathadder to the point where I received the double click and then it was unable to left click after about a year or 2. I opened it up and the plastic frame that would hit the button was significantly beaten down. First mouse I ever wore down, so it probably was due to cheap components. I have had my G500 for about 3+ years now and have never had any issues with it.

It could be that you were just unlucky in your mouse choices. I personally have never been that impressed with Razer mice as my experiences as well as my friends have been quite poor, but I can't really say much for the other ones.
 
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post #5 of 5

Most mice use the same microswitches (which mean that the brand has nothing to do with the durability of the clicks). Your best bet would be to buy a bunch of omrons from the bay and replace them when your mouse start to double click. It's fairly easy to do.


Part number is (usually) D2FC-F-7N and they cost about 1,50$ each. 


Edited by splinterize - 10/21/13 at 12:04pm
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