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Looks like my ever reliable Logitech G9 is showing its age. Purchased when they were first released in the UK, it has seen a hell of alot of use over the years. Now I need a suitable replacement for it, upto around £60 budget (but ideally less rolleyes.gif ).

Are there any gaming mice on the market now which are similar in design and feel? I dont fancy something as brash as a Razer, and the current Logitech offerings dont appeal to me at all. But I certainly want something similar to the G9.
Couple of friends have Mad Catz RAT5 and RAT7, look awesome but I'd rather have something different.
The Corsair M65 is tempting, but I've not had any dealings with Corsair mice. Anyone used Corsair Mice or have an opinion on these?

What can people recommend?
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Corsair M45 or maybe the new Logitech G502? Both have amazing sensors, the G502 is supposed to have a pretty much flawless sensor.

 

Oh, and the Mionix Avior 7000. It has a similar grip to the M45 and G9.

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I was always a big fan of the G9/G9X shape and the Corsair M45 I got the other day felt very, very similar in shape and even texture, plus has a much better sensor. Unfortunately I had some other issues with the mouse so I have to RMA it, but it sounds like most people generally have had good words to say.
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Yeah the M45 is your best bet.

It's always good to make sure you buy mice new so you can get the full warranty.
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Thanks the responses chaps. Second hand mouse? Never consider it.

Thinking about the M45, any real reason not to get the M65? Any other differences between them apart form the higher DPI and 'sniper' button?
The new Logitech offerings just dont appeal to me at all. I've had a look at the G500 and G502, but the general design of them puts me off.
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Thanks the responses chaps. Second hand mouse? Never consider it.

Thinking about the M45, any real reason not to get the M65? Any other differences between them apart form the higher DPI and 'sniper' button?
The new Logitech offerings just dont appeal to me at all. I've had a look at the G500 and G502, but the general design of them puts me off.

The M65 uses a fairly crappy sensor, the M45 uses the Pixart PMW3310 which is a phenomenal sensor.

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The M65 uses a fairly crappy sensor, the M45 uses the Pixart PMW3310 which is a phenomenal sensor.

This.
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M45 certainly looks like it may be the next one for me. Can anyone recommend Roccat?
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M45 certainly looks like it may be the next one for me. Can anyone recommend Roccat?

I mean they make a couple good opticals but their sensors aren't as good as the 3310. The one everyone is waiting on to try is the Kone Pure Military which will be equipped with the 3310. That mouse is not released yet.
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