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Hi
My DA scroll button doesn't register 50% of the click. So I need a new mouse.
I don't have any super specific requirements, but I managed to negate every mouse I was thinking about as a successor... After reading those mega-threads about each of those.
I play bf4, dota, maybe insurgency in future. Play only normal (med-high) sensitivity but I don't want to lose the option to play low sens. Razer Goliathus speed pad.

Deathadders - I did like the mouse but it is not easy to lift at all, heavy and slippery. Shape is OK but I believe could be better. DA 2013 even worse durability than mine.
G400S - I had an mx518 and never felt very comfortable with it, I replaced it with the DA only because I was sure there is a lot of room for improvement. I can't aim properly with my ring finger on top of the mouse, and it is uncomfortable in the side with this mouse shape.
Zowies - My hand is kinda big so only EC1 EVO relevant. I hate the impression of the super low LOD lowering max speed to less than 3 m/s, and the fact it can spike to 4m/s sometimes even more. Also I would really like to keep 1800DPI for desktop and DOTA.
SS rival - I got an impression from the talking on the forum and from a video that you can't tap LMB as fast as most gaming mice with the blabla switches. Which is very critical for BF4. Also I hate being unable to install the latest drivers because of the problems in the latest firmwares. And seems like there are quality issues too.

The shop I must buy from (they give me a big discount) has mice only from these companies, any other suggestions ??
Corsair
Logitech
Microsoft
Razer
Roccat
SteelSeries
Thermaltake Tt eSports
Zowie
RAPOO
CM Storm
post #2 of 39
try a razer ouroboros, bigger mouse, not very heavy. and it has thumb/ pinky rests on the side so your hand is comfortable
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post #3 of 39
I went from a DA to a Naga Hex and really like it, though I don't know if you'd need all those buttons for what you're playing.
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Mionix Avior 7000. God-like 3310 sensor, god-like rubber coating, god-like software... JUST GET IT.

Also its a mouse that won't break in 6 months unlike Razer stuff.
     
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Thread Starter 
ouroborus way way to expensive, never saw a good player using it tbh, look like some super useless gimmick
Naga not for me because of the buttons,
Mionix not from the list frown.gif
post #6 of 39
Look at a Roccat Kone XTD, have one myself from 200 dpi to 8200 dpi, 5 steps of sensor profiles you can decide what you need yourself with useless but quite cool voiced dpi level biggrin.gif

http://www.roccat.org/Products/Gaming-Mice/ROCCAT-Kone-XTD/

And the funniest trailer you'll ever see for a gaming mouse biggrin.gif
Edited by Quarazhi - 3/5/14 at 1:16pm
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nah no laser mice for me... otherwise I'd have so many options mad.gif
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May I ask why? smile.gif
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Originally Posted by gnrtb View Post

Hi
My DA scroll button doesn't register 50% of the click. So I need a new mouse.
I don't have any super specific requirements, but I managed to negate every mouse I was thinking about as a successor... After reading those mega-threads about each of those.
I play bf4, dota, maybe insurgency in future. Play only normal (med-high) sensitivity but I don't want to lose the option to play low sens. Razer Goliathus speed pad.

Deathadders - I did like the mouse but it is not easy to lift at all, heavy and slippery. Shape is OK but I believe could be better. DA 2013 even worse durability than mine.
G400S - I had an mx518 and never felt very comfortable with it, I replaced it with the DA only because I was sure there is a lot of room for improvement. I can't aim properly with my ring finger on top of the mouse, and it is uncomfortable in the side with this mouse shape.
Zowies - My hand is kinda big so only EC1 EVO relevant. I hate the impression of the super low LOD lowering max speed to less than 3 m/s, and the fact it can spike to 4m/s sometimes even more. Also I would really like to keep 1800DPI for desktop and DOTA.
SS rival - I got an impression from the talking on the forum and from a video that you can't tap LMB as fast as most gaming mice with the blabla switches. Which is very critical for BF4. Also I hate being unable to install the latest drivers because of the problems in the latest firmwares. And seems like there are quality issues too.

The shop I must buy from (they give me a big discount) has mice only from these companies, any other suggestions ??
Corsair
Logitech
Microsoft
Razer
Roccat
SteelSeries
Thermaltake Tt eSports
Zowie
RAPOO
CM Storm

You've kinda taken the air out of the best mice out there. You've almost made it seem like you don't want any of the mice you listed, so that leaves so-so to horrible laser mice, I guess? If that's what you're shooting for, then I'd say the vanilla Sensei is the best ADNS9500 mouse on the market. High perfect control speed, well built, good switches. Only problem is the sensor has random acceleration/deceleration that can't be corrected.

Personally, I'd go with Zowie(never had a problem with low malfunction speed, and never seen a high sense player come close to needing 4m/s...), or the Rival. It's the best optical sensor out there and I've never had an issue with quickly pressing the LMB, unless it's a large mouse/small hand problem. It's not like the mouse uses Huano switches or anything. In a perfect world I'd recommend Mionix Naos 7000 or the Avior 7000. They're probably the best overall mice on the market, but they aren't on your list.
post #10 of 39
Wait for CM storm alcor v2.
     
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