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post #31 of 60
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Some reviews i have seen for the xai say you should set windows sens to 6. set each game to 1 sens and use only the cpi to set your sens. This apprently beats interpolation whatever that means.
post #32 of 60
It's Marketing BS.

The "interpolation" of the game engine is so small that it is negligible.

For example the smallest movement (angle you can turn your avatar) in the Q3 engine is 360/65536, about 0.0055°.
So it's a pretty small amount to round, especially if you consider that with FOV 100 and 1920*1200 the center pixel on your screen represents about 0.06° of the gaming world.

The Interpolation if you don't use multiples of 90 CPI with the Xai is usually much higher.
post #33 of 60
The Xai is really awesome. I just got mine today with the 4HD pad moving from a Sidewinder X8 on an old cloth pad and wow, what a difference. The material of the mouse is made of win and is so comfortable I am OK with using any grip now. I am primarily a fingertip grip guy and that hasn't changed, but while on the X8 where it felt like I had to adjust my hand to reach the side buttons, on the Xai I just move my thumb/pinky a bit and they're on the buttons. All of the buttons are super easy to press but I never accidentally hit any of them. I cannot stress enough how awesome this mouse feels in my hand. For $80, I don't know if I would do it but for $45 I'm so glad I got this over a used G9x. I got it at Best Buy for $45, and it's still at that price. If you don't mind hard pads, GET IT.

Oops, nevermind about the Best Buy thing. Didn't see your location. Well, if you can get a good deal on it I would still highly recommend it. For full price... Maybe.
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post #34 of 60
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Originally Posted by pLuhhmm View Post
By far the best mouse I have. The tracking is amazing. The MSpaint line test is a 10/10.

The build quality is by far the best of any mouse I've used. I will never buy another Razer product, due to their build quality and cheap plastic material.

I don't know what planet you live on saying Razers build quality is bad. Razer mice feel solid, unlike Microsoft. Steelseries builds solid mice, but the acceleration with them is just something you have to get used to.
post #35 of 60
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Originally Posted by Bullveyr View Post
It's Marketing BS.

The "interpolation" of the game engine is so small that it is negligible.

For example the smallest movement (angle you can turn your avatar) in the Q3 engine is 360/65536, about 0.0055°.
So it's a pretty small amount to round, especially if you consider that with FOV 100 and 1920*1200 the center pixel on your screen represents about 0.06° of the gaming world.

The Interpolation if you don't use multiples of 90 CPI with the Xai is usually much higher.
I dont think i have found my sensitivity properly. i game at 1920x1080 i would love a program to configure what sens i should try out. I dont want to fast and i dont want to slow. I also hear that windows sens has to be on 6 otherwise it causes accel issues.
post #36 of 60
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Originally Posted by Viewtiful View Post
The Xai is really awesome. I just got mine today with the 4HD pad moving from a Sidewinder X8 on an old cloth pad and wow, what a difference. The material of the mouse is made of win and is so comfortable I am OK with using any grip now. I am primarily a fingertip grip guy and that hasn't changed, but while on the X8 where it felt like I had to adjust my hand to reach the side buttons, on the Xai I just move my thumb/pinky a bit and they're on the buttons. All of the buttons are super easy to press but I never accidentally hit any of them. I cannot stress enough how awesome this mouse feels in my hand. For $80, I don't know if I would do it but for $45 I'm so glad I got this over a used G9x. I got it at Best Buy for $45, and it's still at that price. If you don't mind hard pads, GET IT.

Oops, nevermind about the Best Buy thing. Didn't see your location. Well, if you can get a good deal on it I would still highly recommend it. For full price... Maybe.
WOW
I just ****ing bought it for $80, great.

It has arrived and it's awesome, but I'd like $35 -_-
This is so crappy.
I just bought it from Dell on Sunday with warranty and now it's on sale at best buy, ***...

I gotta return this thing and buy it from best buy.
I hope I can keep the mouse pad and return the mouse and warranty.
post #37 of 60
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I dont think i have found my sensitivity properly. i game at 1920x1080 i would love a program to configure what sens i should try out. I dont want to fast and i dont want to slow. I also hear that windows sens has to be on 6 otherwise it causes accel issues.
Keep Windows at 6/11.

I can't really help you to find the best sensitivity for you.
Just try out different sensitivities by adjusting CPI or Ingame Sense.
Then set the mouse to a comfy CPI setting for the desktop and adjust the ingame sense.
post #38 of 60
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Keep Windows at 6/11.

I can't really help you to find the best sensitivity for you.
Just try out different sensitivities by adjusting CPI or Ingame Sense.
Then set the mouse to a comfy CPI setting for the desktop and adjust the ingame sense.
From my reading the XAI seems to be the best for adjustments and tweaking.
post #39 of 60
Sure but that's fine tunning after you have the perfect sensitivity for you.
post #40 of 60
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Sure but that's fine tunning after you have the perfect sensitivity for you.
I have be a 800 dpi player or 900 dpi on the deathadder. i was using 800 dpi for the roccat kone v2 and plus. I have gone down to 400 dpi on a roccat sota now.
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