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post #41 of 73
Asking which mouse to get is like asking if ATI or Nvidia is better. The optical fanboys will come knocking if they are down wind.

As long as you get a recent laser mouse, I would say pick the mouse that feels the best in your hand and has buttons where you want them over anything else. I owned a G5 for years and currently own a G500. I can shake this thing back and forth as fast as I can on a budget pad and don't notice any loss of precision. The laser sensors are good enough now that I wouldn't worry about that being a deciding factor.

The button placement is where it's at for me. Back and forward buttons on the side, which are useful for both web browsing and gaming, plus a center button to assign to whatever else. And the toggle switch to make the wheel spin freely is kind of neat too, though I don't really find myself using it much.

One thing I don't like about it that I also didn't care for in the G5 is the left and right toggle on the wheel. It can make pressing the center button a bit awkward, but I will admit it is better than it was on the G5.
Edited by Kaldari - 4/19/10 at 9:41am
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post #43 of 73
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Mice don't make a big difference in gaming at all. Believe me, I've tried lots of mice. There are some mice you want to stay away from though, like wireless mice for example.

The only two Microsoft mice I'd recommend for gaming with side buttons is the 1.1a, and the 3.0.

When you pick a mouse remember that most mice will do the job as long as it doesn't have any major flaws. Get something that you like and feel comfortable using.
I cant disagree more, When i went from a regular microsoft mouse to a mx518 some years ago i could not beleive the difference! First thing i noticed was comfort, my hand didnt hurt after a long gaming session which for me is a big thing!

Anyhow, i have gone through 2 mx518's and a few G5's now, i wouldnt use any other mouse personaly!
    
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post #44 of 73
The best one is one that feels good to your hands, people might has mice they like. But if your hands dont like it then its not the best mouse to you.

I suggest if you can go to the store and see if you can find the mice on display and try your hands on them and see how they feel in your hand.

As some one could recommend you a mouse but you dont like the feel of it as all people hands are not equal.

My self I using my sec wireless mouse ever, I have no issue with using it in fps games and I like it better of the wired Microsoft Sidewinder mouse I had other then it had some odd issues of making certain games crash when it was plugged in the MS mouse that is.

I did had to get used to my Logitech MX1100 since the last wireless mouse I used was a Logitech G7 that was along time ago. Now that I am used to it I enjoying it.
Edited by admflameberg - 4/19/10 at 9:50am
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post #45 of 73
Yeah, personal taste varies quite a bit. There are many people out there who like the Razer Copperhead. I got one probably a year and a half ago and absolutely hated the feel. I grip with my thumb and pinky on each side, and the way the bottom slanted inward made it very unnatural and awkward. I tried to make myself like it cause it's cool looking and whatnot, but I ended up getting a refund. It just wasn't working for me.
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post #46 of 73
Deathadder is just awesome. Never tried anything better :S
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post #47 of 73
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I play with low sensitivity (makes it easier to awp), and if someone is directly behind me, I'll need to be able to turn around fast. I can't do that with a generic mouse.
Must be a really bad mouse, then. It's moot, though - any 'gaming' mouse, be it $20 or $150 will be better than the generic mice we speak of.

See the ESreality mouse benchmarks for yourself. Yeah, they are old, but that doesn't make them irrelevant.

Comfort should be significantly more important than any other aspect when shopping for a mouse.
    
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post #48 of 73
I have the Razer Copperhead. Works great for me. Side buttons are a little strange, but I like them.

The green LEDs on mine are really cool too. The middle of the mouse has the Razer symbol fading in and out with an LED.
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post #49 of 73
I own both Razor Copperhead and MX518. They're both great except the Copperhead is really bulky and it's not really comfortable when gaming for a long period. Buy the MX518 over Copperhead. Then again you can always buy a generic laser mouse and overclock the hertz. It's cheap and it works great. You might not get the high DPI but normally lower DPI is better for FPS games.
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post #50 of 73
I have a Mad Catz modern Warfare 2 Sniper mouse and love the feel of it. Part of it is the weight. It is almost too small for my hands though (I have larger than normal hands...).

I also have a Logitech 518 and love it as well. It used to be my gaming mouse until I got the Mad Catz Sniper... I loved it so much I hunted down the replacement pads for it to continue using it...
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