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post #41 of 77
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Originally Posted by Khaotik55 View Post

Bumping this ancient thread just to say how much I hate braided cords as well.
G500 braided cord internally broke right where it comes out of the mouse chassis because the braid is so thick it formed a 90 degree bend and over time of moving the mouse it just broke internally at the bend. I'm sure this could have been avoided by keeping the cord straight or taping it to the wall as shown earlier in this thread but I just felt like venting about how braided cords have absolutely no benefit over standard rubber ones. If anything there's nothing but disadvantages imo.
Ps; I googled this after I saw my Imperator do the same exact thing just days after getting it.

At least for my Mionix Naos, there's less drag compared to my previous Roccat Kone[+]. To each their own, that is unfortunate though, although I made sure to straighten out my cord
post #42 of 77
I beg to differ, on my motor bike I have braided cords and they have been to hell and back and they aren't like the ones in the picture.
post #43 of 77
i dont know what you are doing with those cord loll but that never happen too me
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post #44 of 77
Actually the worst thing is when it rips slightly and the cord inside somehow comes out of the hole. Bent 180 degrees. mad.gif
 
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post #45 of 77
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I've had my G5 for 3 years now and my braided cable isn't frayed at all.


I game on it everyday.

I've had my G9 for three years aswell (G9, not G9x), and it isn't frayed at all either thumb.gif

The cable's stiff, yep. That's true. But helps a crapload when avoiding tangles tongue.gif
   
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My G5, G9, and Naga haven't frayed a bit after years of heavy use smile.gif I actually like braided cables a lot.
    
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post #47 of 77
Braided cords are easier to move for me but I really hate how they fray quite easily when you straighten them out.
post #48 of 77
I don't understand what you people do with your mice that causes them to fray like that! and right angling them at the end of the tip of the mouse? *** did you drop it or something? I have a g500 and love the cord.

And if you have enough dust to collect on the cord, you are disgusting. It takes 120 seconds a day to swiffer my entire computer room, dirty people are gross lol.
post #49 of 77
I have a G9x and it frays quite a lot. The reason being that my desk has sharp corners and that I often move the mouse from one end of the desk to the other. I have taped the cord on the desk now, but it's not an optimal solution since it's a light mouse and I can actually feel the force of the cord that's forced to be in mid air a bit when I move it.
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Been running my G5 for two years and no fray
    
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