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Hi all,

Do you guys know if the Corpsair M40 has angle snapping and/or prediction? Just bought this mouse, and it looks like it has angle snapping:
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That's an image scaled up 300% after drawing with it in GIMP with the smallest brush on the smallest brush thickness

I might also be interpreting it wrong and it doesn't really have it, but that definitely looks odd to me.
If it does have it, is there a specific firmware that disables it? I'm running v1.04. Or could my Logitech SetPoint drivers be interferring with the results?
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I believe the M90 variant has angle snapping and very slight prediction, So I'd say the M40 could. But I could very well be wrong about that! However, I've looked online and many users can't recommend the M40 enough. How does it handle whilst gaming?

It would also be interesting to see you do the same test in paint.
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I believe the M90 variant has angle snapping and very slight prediction, So I'd say the M40 could. But I could very well be wrong about that! However, I've looked online and many users can't recommend the M40 enough. How does it handle whilst gaming?

It would also be interesting to see you do the same test in paint.

Testing in mspaint is inconclusive since it uses smoothing and dithering for drawing the pencil. So I don't get the contrast I want.

I just got it today and I'm still at work so I haven't tried it while gaming, but the sensor is the same as in my CM Storm Spawn (which had a flag in the driver to toggle angle snapping), so I expect it to work well.

The M90 uses the ADNS9500 so it's not the same sensor.
I think I should rephrase the question to whether I can disable prediction and/or angle snapping in the firmware, since I know the sensor supports disabling it.
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Testing in mspaint is inconclusive since it uses smoothing and dithering for drawing the pencil. So I don't get the contrast I want.

I just got it today and I'm still at work so I haven't tried it while gaming, but the sensor is the same as in my CM Storm Spawn (which had a flag in the driver to toggle angle snapping), so I expect it to work well.

The M90 uses the ADNS9500 so it's not the same sensor.
I think I should rephrase the question to whether I can disable prediction and/or angle snapping in the firmware, since I know the sensor supports disabling it.

There is no option in the driver to turn angle snapping and prediction off. That's assuming such features are present. As for the firmware, I don't think corsair have released anything significant other than the original firmware that comes with the mouse as standard in order to operate. Only Corsair would know if snapping is forced OFF in that firmware.
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