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G9x all the way! I love this thing!

(Claw player here)
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Razer Mamba

4.5/5

Pros: wireless as good as wired most of the time
very slick feet/smooth tracking
high dpi and intuitive switching mode
very aesthetically pleasing and ergonomic to boot

Cons: expensive. can be found BNIB for $120-$150
wireless still cuts out every once in a while (like once every 4 hours dependent on user location)

i had this for 3 days to try this mouse out. had played for 8 hours of gaming and it was still working after a full nights charge. the mouse is good and it was very comfortable with my palm grip. mouse is still too expensive and wireless is still wireless with its cut-outs during my gaming sessions (it would cut out for a few brief seconds trying to find the right freq channel to connect to)
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post #63 of 137
Sidewinder x8

4.0/5

pros: wireless and as good as wired when on a stable dpi
wireless never cut out when gaming for 8 hours
easy charging method with snap on magnetic cable
very long battery life
vertical side buttons are a dream to use
good looking mouse and dpi settings are visible on its 3 settings
on the fly macro button changes.

cons:
very unstable at DPI above 2000 (would skip/jump a few pixels in the direction youre going bad for FPS games)
a bit weightier on stock due to the NiMH battery (if you are like me and like light mice, this could fatigue your hand)
customizable feet do NOTHING on different surfaces. tried it all: wood, metal, gaming mice pads... theyre all the same/feel the same.

i had this mouse for a week to try it out. this is a good wireless mouse despite the fact that you cant use it in FPS games on any dpi above 2000 as it skips tracking. at 1500 DPI and below its fine.

I charged the mouse after the first night and used it off and on for 5 days and it still didnt require a charge. i played BC2 for 8 hours and i didnt have one hiccup on the wireless connection.

all in all, this is a very good wireless mouse despite its tracking flaws at 4000 dpi.
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post #64 of 137

I can't believe the MX-518 Rev 2 is rated higher than the G500. here is something that should seal it's fate for good.

these graphs were created by the Japanese. it's a speed test to see how well the sensor performs when it travels at high speed.

here is the benchmark they use





the MX-518 Rev 2 was tested a couple times with the Logitech Setpoint drivers installed and without. the graphs show the MX-518 Rev 2 takes a performance hit when the Logitech Setpoint drivers are installed, although not shown in this graph, the point where clipping occurs with the Logitech Setpoint Drivers @ 400 DPI is exactly the same as when the Logitech Setpoint Drivers are not installed and DPI is set to 1800 DPI.

it's recommended to not install the Logitech Setpoint drivers, manually set the polling rate to 500Hz because it cannot reach anywhere close to 1000Hz and set the DPI to 400.

it's a defect in the mouse.

this is a problem because 400 DPI isn't enough for a high resolution monitor not even close.

this is Logitech's response.

Quote:
Originally Posted by dick steel View Post
Here's the answer I got:

The new mx518 only skips afaik at high dpi. On 400 dpi(lowest), its just as good as the old one. "
the original MX-518 does not have this problem.
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post #65 of 137
submitted review for the Razer Imperator.
Razer Imperator - 5/5

Pros: Great mouse for fingertipping or palming. lightweight, precision accuracy. 7 programmable buttons. I love everything about it so far. Switched from a microsoft habu which i bought off a friend for $20 and this is much smoother. Also used a Razer diamondback before, but this is by far the best mouse i have used.

Cons - None at the moment. Loving this mouse right now.
    
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How does the Razer deathadder differ from the deathadder respawn? I might get one soon, so I'd like to hear what you guys think of it.
    
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post #67 of 137
Thread Starter 
Quote:
I can't believe the MX-518 Rev 2 is rated higher than the G500
Im also shocked. I love my G500. All the MX needs is 1 bad review and it will drop alot. hehe
   
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post #68 of 137
added the kova to the list
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post #69 of 137
Quote:
Originally Posted by lmnop View Post
I can't believe the MX-518 Rev 2 is rated higher than the G500. here is something that should seal it's fate for good.
You already know all the problems I've had with the G500, and none of them are sensor related.


As for this list, The sidewinder x8 shouldn't be rated above everything else, but it is.

Quote:
this is a problem because 400 DPI isn't enough for a high resolution monitor not even close.
That's true, but I'm sure you can change the DPI without installing drivers. (400/800/1600 or 1800)

Did they test 800 and 1800 DPI driverless?
Edited by Skylit - 9/25/10 at 6:42pm
post #70 of 137
Thread Starter 
Bump, been a while.

Quote:
As for this list, The sidewinder x8 shouldn't be rated above everything else, but it is.
Well it has only 3 rating but all of them were 5 star ratings. I cant exactly cheat

I order the mouses by a few steps :
Firstly in order of Rating from highest to lowest.
Then by number of ratings. You will notice, all the mice with only 1 rating are at the bottom and not quite on the list.

I work out the rating based on the average reviews submitted. So if a mouse get its second rating, ill then move it into the list at the bottom of that rating score.

ie the X8 was the first mouse to get a second rating that were both 5 star ratings. The third was then also a 5 star rating so it stayed up there. The Xai got its second rating after wards and that was also a 5 star rating. If you think i should order the list in a better way, feel free to suggest
Edited by SystemTech - 10/5/10 at 1:11am
   
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