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If the cursor feels fine for you at 450 dpi just keep it that way.
Otherwise use 2300 with 3/11 (~600 dpi) and lower in-game sensitivity. There will be no lag then. Neither my EC1 CL nor the FK jitter at 2300 dpi (On Qck Heavy).

He's using raw input. There's no need to throw away counts with no possibility of maxing out max number of counts handleable per second via the Windows mouse movement function calls as they are bypassed entirely.

He just needs to calibrate the in-game sensitivity to match what was his previous cm/360. Less latency AND more granular movement.

Besides, changing windows sens will not affect raw input games anyway...
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post #62 of 70
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He's using raw input. There's no need to throw away counts with no possibility of maxing out max number of counts handleable per second via the Windows mouse movement function calls as they are bypassed entirely.

He just needs to calibrate the in-game sensitivity to match what was his previous cm/360. Less latency AND more granular movement.

Besides, changing windows sens will not affect raw input games anyway...

I meant use 3/11 to achieve a nice desktop speed, not in game. Of course with raw input it doesn't matter what he sets pointer speed to.
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post #63 of 70
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I meant use 3/11 to achieve a nice desktop speed, not in game. Of course with raw input it doesn't matter what he sets pointer speed to.

Makes sense. My desktop CPI is about 1600 though, whatever is comfy for him will work.

The only problem I could forsee is jitter at 2300 CPI as he mentioned in-game but if his sensitivity is low enough he won't feel it. Otherwise he can "filter" out the jitter using the windows slider and disable raw input, but that's suboptimal if there isn't any jitter annoyances.

I don't know, never owned a Zowie. I use a Rival at 5000 CPI, raw input, and 60cm/360 and there's no jitter whatsoever. lol
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post #64 of 70
Thanks for the quick reply guys, this really helps. I'll tone down the windows point speed down to 3/11 or so for sure, 2300 is wayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy too fast for desktop use. Especially since I got decently low sensitivity in-game(42cm/360). Going from fast desktop speed to low in-game sensitivity would be confusing I think
post #65 of 70
Slightly confused, the old fk had the red LED sensor, and the new fk has a black bottom with an IR sensor? I just received an fk with a yellow bottom, IR sensor and lens cover piece which my old one didn't have. Was there another updated version before the black bottomed one came out?
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Where can I order the 2014 FK from in the US?

Looks like only the old version is available on Amazon.
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post #67 of 70
I ordered mines from amazon and received the 2014 version. So you shouldnt have a problem ordering from there unless they changed. I would order from there because I think they have the best return policy so if you don't like it you can easily send it back.
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post #68 of 70
If FK 2014 still has their custom lens don't buy it. Both my FK and AM feel incredibly sloppy.
post #69 of 70
Mine feels snappy.
Now what?
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