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post #1 of 12
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Well, im looking to get a new mouse with money i got left over now, but I have very limited knowledge on mice and what makes one better than another. Well, looking through newegg, i found these 3 mice that caught my attention:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16826153058

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16826153056

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16826254001

Now, i have no idea if i should spend the extra to get the deathadder when the abyssus looks about the same, is there that big of a difference? Any other mouse recommendation are welcome, but i find it hard to justify spending over $50 on a mouse.
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post #2 of 12
You could get the Steelseries Xai at your local Best Buy for $44.99 + tax. Great mouse and people here at OCN bought them recently. Link
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post #3 of 12
Death Adder/G500/MX518/Xai/some others I forgot atm are all good.
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post #4 of 12
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Originally Posted by rpgman1 View Post
You could get the Steelseries Xai at your local Best Buy for $44.99 + tax. Great mouse and people here at OCN bought them recently. Link
Ha. almost bought that today, but passed because i wasn't sure if it was worth that price considering they sell a GTS 450 for $200. Is it a nice mouse?
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post #5 of 12

razer lachesis on amazon, the old (and better) model is on sale for cheap


and steel series xai clearance at best buy half price, in stores only so check local. i just got one, its awesome

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/SteelSer...=xai&cp=1&lp=1
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post #6 of 12
The Xai is a really nice mouse like others here suggested. Didn't you tried it out at BB?
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post #7 of 12
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The Xai is a really nice mouse like others here suggested. Didn't you tried it out at BB?
Only had it in boxes...
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post #8 of 12
You could ask others who bought their Xai at Best Buy and get opinions on it. It is a longshot though.
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post #9 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by rpgman1 View Post
You could ask others who bought their Xai at Best Buy and get opinions on it. It is a longshot though.
i bought it from there this week, is the only mouse i have ever used that is more comfy than the mx 518. i love it;
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post #10 of 12
Get the xai.
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