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post #13751 of 18197
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How do you all deal with sweaty hands while playing, if you have them?

It's summer now and it's become a big problem on my Manticor mousepad, since the water will condense on its surface under my hand, and then my mouse is gliding over it and getting stuck and stuff. I love this mousepad and my NAOS and don't wanna replace either (especially since I just got them), but the latter makes my hands especially sweaty with its (very nice) rubberized surface.

Any ideas?

The best suggestions I can make are to adjust the height of your chair and the surface your mouse pad is on so that when you sit upright with proper posture that your hand is not resting on the mouse pad. This would prevent the sweat from pooling on the mouse pad and keep it on your hands. Then you just wipe your hands off when you have time during loading screens or pauses in game play. This is a good idea even if you don't have sweaty hands because it helps reduce carpal tunnel damage.

If it's still a problem, then you could get a different mouse pad that has a fabric surface that would absorb the sweat rather than allow it to pool.

If your mouse has LEDs like the Razer Naga it also helps to turn them off. This is always possible though with all the mice that use LEDs.
     
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post #13752 of 18197
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Trust me when I say I've been back and forth on this a bunch. I was seriously thinking on the Kingpin 780 when EVGA drops that gem but I found a great deal on a 760 and it screwed up my plans in a good way. I'll end up being in the 350 range for 760 sli.

For a moment there I thought my account got hacked lol as I was thinking there was no way someone just said the same as me word for word.
post #13753 of 18197
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Originally Posted by NaciremaDiputs View Post

The best suggestions I can make are to adjust the height of your chair and the surface your mouse pad is on so that when you sit upright with proper posture that your hand is not resting on the mouse pad. This would prevent the sweat from pooling on the mouse pad and keep it on your hands. Then you just wipe your hands off when you have time during loading screens or pauses in game play. This is a good idea even if you don't have sweaty hands because it helps reduce carpal tunnel damage.

If it's still a problem, then you could get a different mouse pad that has a fabric surface that would absorb the sweat rather than allow it to pool.

If your mouse has LEDs like the Razer Naga it also helps to turn them off. This is always possible though with all the mice that use LEDs.

Well, the problem is not that my hands touch the mousepad; it's the simple proximity to it that causes the sweat to pool.

As I said, I don't want to replace the mousepad. The reason I got an aluminum one is because I got sick of the way gunk accumulated on cloth ones and they would never get quite clean, even after throwing them in the washing machine. Aluminum has the advantage that gunk doesn't get stuck to it and is easily cleanable with a microfiber cloth. Also, I much prefer the feeling of the glide on aluminum versus cloth.

Thanks for the suggestions, though.

I was thinking of some sort of fan solution. Is there some convenient adapter for case fans' 3-pin end to AC or something?
post #13754 of 18197
just an update, I bent 2 of the 5 tubing that i needed. Just waiting for more tubing and some fittings and it all will be finished.
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post #13755 of 18197
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just an update, I bent 2 of the 5 tubing that i needed. Just waiting for more tubing and some fittings and it all will be finished.

Nice! I know the feeling. I only had 5 tubes total to bend but the process was frustrating and time consuming.
post #13756 of 18197
I really will have to take acryllic tubing into a proper consideration next time I tear down my rig. Would definitively clean up the lines.
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Updated my build log. CLICK
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post #13758 of 18197
that right,I really like this case, would have gone with it if there wasn't the CM 690 II Adv,thank you X5Wy5q
post #13759 of 18197
Updated my rig, for reasons of symmetry i added a second 670FTW rolleyes.gif









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"Reasons of symmetry" I feel you.
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