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Hi! I have a G500s and I don't like it. The build quality is superb and all but they have few thing that I really don't like. But first, I will fill the form :

  1. What's your grip style? Fingertip
  2. What's your sensitivity? 800 to 2800 DPI
  3. What's your maximum budget? 80$
  4. Do you want additional buttons? DPI switch are really nice
  5. What games do you play? Minecraft - WOT - Skyrim - Some random MMO and FPS
  6. Do you mind about prediction, acceleration, or smoothing
    1. Acceleration : Yes
    2. Smoothing : Little bit
    3. Prediction : I don't know...

 

Point 7 : Additional information :

What really don't like about the G500s is the sensor position. I didn't notice and didn't think that would be a problem but, I didn't realize that the way I move my mouse, the sensor position have a big deal. I use a lot my thumb and my little finger to move the mouse.

 

With the DA 3.5G, the sensor was in the center, I had not issue (only the glossy side that I hate like hell). Also, since I move the mouse with my thumb/little finger, the back of the DA hit my palm, that was top comfortable. 

 

From what I have see with the G500s, I thought about the new G502 but I don't know if it will be to big. Then, I look to the M45-65 but I don't know much about those mice. 

 

I'm really open to all brand (maybe except Razer, I don't want the software again...)

 

Cheaper better

 

Thanks! Lee17


Edited by Lee17 - 4/14/14 at 4:40pm
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post #2 of 11
Corsair M45 - It's a great hybrid/fingertip mouse with a great sensor. Just be careful of the surface you use it on. It's very picky.

Zowie FK - The ultimate fingertip mouse IMO. Great sensor, but had odd DPI steps. Has a love it/hate it switch under the MB1 and MB2 (Huano). Also picky about surfaces, but not as bad as the 3310 mice.
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Corsair M45 - It's a great hybrid/fingertip mouse with a great sensor. Just be careful of the surface you use it on. It's very picky.

Zowie FK - The ultimate fingertip mouse IMO. Great sensor, but had odd DPI steps. Has a love it/hate it switch under the MB1 and MB2 (Huano). Also picky about surfaces, but not as bad as the 3310 mice.

I have hard time finding a Zowie FK in Canada except on Ebay for 55 + 15ship + 10$Import Charge... I hate to pay half the price of something in addition.

 

The M45 look like to be a good bet. What do you recommend for a mousepad?

 

Edit : How is the M65 vs the M45? They are both at the same price right now?


Edited by Lee17 - 4/14/14 at 2:51pm
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I can't believe he left out the excellent Mionix AVIOR 7000. I am a fingertip grip and it is just perfect if you like ambi mice.

Don't get the M65, it has a crappy laser sensor.

Also, can someone PLEASE update the damn OP for this thread. "Do you mind about prediction" doesn't help at ALL. We need the last question to be "Do you mind about prediction, acceleration, or smoothing?" Just something more specific there. Prediction alone is not the only issue in mouse sensors right now. Things have changed and this thread has not, and that's not good.

For mousepads I love my Puretrak Talent. The QcK+ or Heavy is also of course a mainstay of FPS gamers for many years. It you want to spend more, there's always the near-perfect Artisan Hayate.
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The AVIOR 7000 is quite expensive. I don't see why is is 30$ more expensive than the M45... I don't see why?

 

For the mouse pad, the Artisan Hayate IS an absolute beast but damn, that price. I will look for the other one.

 

Any other input?

 

Lee17

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nvm, misread.
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The AVIOR 7000 is quite expensive. I don't see why is is 30$ more expensive than the M45... I don't see why?

For the mouse pad, the Artisan Hayate IS an absolute beast but damn, that price. I will look for the other one.

Any other input?

Lee17

The Avior is made by a Swedish company of 6 people. They delivered a beta firmware DAYS after someone discovered a firmware bug and reported it to them. They are also incredibly supportive and answer any question posed to them on Twitter in minutes most of the time, and just hours for emails. The build quality is high and above pretty much every other mouse I've used as well. Worth it? You decide smile.gif

There are a number of good large FPS gaming mousepads, but the most often mentioned ones are the 3 I talked about. You can also take a look at the Roccat Taito, I've heard it's like a Talent's surface but comes in a couple different sizes. The Talent is difficult to obtain outside the USA just in case you aren't in the states.
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The AVIOR 7000 is quite expensive. I don't see why is is 30$ more expensive than the M45... I don't see why?

For the mouse pad, the Artisan Hayate IS an absolute beast but damn, that price. I will look for the other one.

Any other input?

Lee17

The Avior is made by a Swedish company of 6 people. They delivered a beta firmware DAYS after someone discovered a firmware bug and reported it to them. They are also incredibly supportive and answer any question posed to them on Twitter in minutes most of the time, and just hours for emails. The build quality is high and above pretty much every other mouse I've used as well. Worth it? You decide smile.gif

There are a number of good large FPS gaming mousepads, but the most often mentioned ones are the 3 I talked about. You can also take a look at the Roccat Taito, I've heard it's like a Talent's surface but comes in a couple different sizes. The Talent is difficult to obtain outside the USA just in case you aren't in the states.

I'm not really a fan of huge mouse pad. I have a Goliathus Omega (need a new one, the surface is done) and it is the "regular" size (around 10.5" x 8.5"). I like that size. I will look to the Avior. I like small company :rolleyes:

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nvm, misread.

Sorry if I'm hard to read, 2nd language, trying hard!

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Sorry if I'm hard to read, 2nd language, trying hard!

You're doing fine.

If you are looking for a small pad try the QcK Mini. It is incredibly resistant to wear. I don't think I've ever seen a worn out QcK yet. It takes years.
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