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So today my zowie ec2 evo cl will arrive. I have read a lot on the forums , so let me see if I got this right. I play with a fairly low sensitivity, about 35 cm/360. From everything I've read, the best dpi with the zowie is 2300 @500 or 1000hz. So I can set it at that and turn in game sensitivity down. But in windows that dpi would be to fast, so I should turn windows sensitivity slider down, say 3/11 instead of 6/11. As long as I use rawinput in game the windows sensitivity will have no effect. Does all this sound good?
Also, I've heard a lot of you say that zowie's dpi isn't exact, so how do I find my exact dpi?
Edited by spazkill - 1/10/14 at 7:54am
post #2 of 10
learning to use 3000+ dpi in windows is not hard at all. just learn.
post #3 of 10
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I understand this but I want control that I , my wife can use
post #4 of 10
That sounds good. I don't know how to find exact CPI but you should use this website if you already know what sensitivity you want to be using and would like to ensure its accurate in your game: www.mouse-sensitivity.com

Lowering Windows sensitivity absolutely has zero impact on raw input games. You are correct.
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Thanks, the mouse just pulled in my drive way
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2300dpi step is very close to 2400dpi actually, but what does that matter anyways?
measure cm/360° with your old mouse, and set ingame sens to match the cm/360° with your new mouse.
from there, adjust the ingame sens until the new mouse feels perfect.
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post #7 of 10
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Originally Posted by thuNDa View Post

2300dpi step is very close to 2400dpi actually, but what does that matter anyways?
measure cm/360° with your old mouse, and set ingame sens to match the cm/360° with your new mouse.
from there, adjust the ingame sens until the new mouse feels perfect.

The link I posted above makes this measurement exact so you don't have to mess around with the sensitivity guessing game, as long as his games are supported by the tool.
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The link I posted above makes this measurement exact so you don't have to mess around with the sensitivity guessing game, as long as his games are supported by the tool.

i guess he wants his 35cm/360° with the evo CL again, but isn't sure what the real DPI is.
so if he doesn't know the actual DPI, he can't use your linked site properly.
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post #9 of 10
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Originally Posted by thuNDa View Post

i guess he wants his 35cm/360° with the evo CL again, but isn't sure what the real DPI is.
so if he doesn't know the actual DPI, he can't use your linked site properly.

I guess 2300 is only an estimate then. The variance is that much from unit to unit? Wow.
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I guess 2300 is only an estimate then. The variance is that much from unit to unit? Wow.

not the variance from unit to unit, on all zowie mice with the same sensor it's closer to 2400 than 2300dpi(the variance from unit to unit should be smaller).
and if his old mouse doesn't have the same real DPI as stated from the company either, his cm/360° will be pretty off, calculating it with two inaccurate DPI values at http://www.mouse-sensitivity.com/ .
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