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Hello all. Haven't posted here in a while but you guys always seem to have the right answers when I need them most.
So after almost 5 years my G500 decided to die so naturally I'm looking for a replacement. Can anyone recommend a mouse that is relatively similar in size/shape/overall feel? Much appreciated. Thanks.
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Hello all. Haven't posted here in a while but you guys always seem to have the right answers when I need them most.
So after almost 5 years my G500 decided to die so naturally I'm looking for a replacement. Can anyone recommend a mouse that is relatively similar in size/shape/overall feel? Much appreciated. Thanks.
g400 or g400s are your best if you enjoy the shape. They will be a bit nicer as well because they use optical sensors.
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g400 or g400s are your best if you enjoy the shape. They will be a bit nicer as well because they use optical sensors.
What are your thoughts on the ROCCAT Kone XTD? I compared the dimensions to the G500 and they are nearly identical.
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What are your thoughts on the ROCCAT Kone XTD? I compared the dimensions to the G500 and they are nearly identical.

It's a Pixart laser so it'll have acceleration though.

Take a look at the Mionix Naos 7000 and SteelSeries Rival.
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