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1000hz, absolutely no jitter, no acceleration, no pixel jumping, no smoothing, and low-force actuation button switches. Does a perfect mouse exist?

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I've been meticulously dissecting every resource by searching hardforums, esreality, and here on overclock.net, and it's very difficult for me to come to a conclusion.
I'm not particularly picky about my mouse grip style, and I really want 100% guarantee about what I'm looking for.
The WMO and IMO both seem to "perfectly" work up to 500hz (there's still a tracking issue after 1.5 m/s though), and I really am looking for a mouse that works without flaws at 1000 hz. They also don't have the low-force actuation that I'm looking for.
I also read that the DA 2013 & G400s have smoothing, and that the Zowie range of mice (AM, FK, and EC EVO) have various tracking issues.

Could someone also clarify if the CM Storm Recon has any flaws? The only notable flaws I saw were when the driver program is in memory. If the driver program is opened, sensor jumping & instability could occur. Otherwise, if the software is uninstalled, does it have any issues?

My best bets seem to be the Deathadder 3G OR the G400, but I'm unable to find anyone reputably selling the DA 3G or a G400 without angle snapping.

Could anyone clarify my concerns and/or suggest to me, with 100% certainty & objectivity, a flawless mouse?
Edited by joshuawn - 3/26/14 at 9:52pm
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The Storm Recon is wonderful. I love everything about it aside from not being able to freely adjust DPI like with my Deathadder. Otherwise, it's great.
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sold my recon, got an alcor, very satisfied !!
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Only the first gen G400's had angle snapping. In fact I got a free replacement when they starting shipping out the 2nd gen because of the removal of it and I love it. You can check the number below the mouse to check, but pretty sure you wouldn't get a 1st gen with angle snapping these days. The G400S I don't even know.
Edited by tensionz - 3/26/14 at 11:44pm
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Also I have the Deathadder and it's fine too, I just love the G400 shape much more plus I hate drivers/synapse which I needed to mess with the DeathAdder. Also 1,000Hz from 500Hz is really not that big of a deal. Plus many 1,000Hz mice are inconsistent as they flex between 600-1,000Hz. Either way there will never be a situation where a 1,000Hz mouse will save you over 500hz. Top pro gamers have both and in that every ms counts.
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i'm concerned about 1000 hz because of smoothness with a blurless, 120hz monitor. it seems well-documented on the blurbusters forum that it makes a humongous difference, both visually & mathematically
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Originally Posted by joshuawn View Post

i'm concerned about 1000 hz because of smoothness with a blurless, 120hz monitor. it seems well-documented on the blurbusters forum that it makes a humongous difference, both visually & mathematically

Get a G400v2. Runs perfectly fine on 1000 Hz and has little smoothing.

Zowies don't have "tracking flaws" but they somehow work better at 500 Hz (at least for me, but that might be setup specific). On 2300 dpi the 1000 Hz setting is good though.
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sold my recon, got an alcor, very satisfied !!

Yes the Alcor looks very decent imo. Nice shape and is it the same sensor as G400?
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both mice have different tracking afaik, the only thing they have in common is the 800dpi "native" setting, g400 uses a 3090 custom variant with 2CD lod and max 3600 dpi.

alcor uses "stock" 3090 sensor, 4000dpi srom (but minimal smoothing like roccat savu), 3cd LOD, slighty lower perfect control speed but still acceptable for low sens players, just tested it on TF2, i couldn't do a very fast 360 on my zowie g-tf rough (800dpi 1.44 sens 1680res 125fps ) even when i set m_rawinput to "1" ! it was more like a 300-320 degrees turn unless i slowed down a bit, can't test any other pad, put the day before yesterday some dual sided sticky tape under the base so it could finally sit flat on my desk, sorry guys tongue.gif
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post #10 of 17
Recon weight is not well distributed on the mouse, the back is way heavier then the front wich makes the mouse tilt when picked up.
Really annoying if you are a low sens gamer.
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