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Hey mice experts .


I'm replacing my Lycosa with a mechanical keyboard via Newegg right now, and I figured now would also be a good time to replace my mouse.

You guys are the experts, I would appreciate a quick hand.

Some criteria:
  • Must be available on Newegg.
  • I don't need a million buttons, as long as there's a scroll-wheel and a left-side button (my Vent PTT), that's plenty. I wouldn't mind if it had a couple more, but I wouldn't likely use them.
  • I have bigger hands. Not fat hands, big hands. I'm trying to explain this in a way that doesn't sound conceited but I feel it worthwhile information. I'm a gym buff, I'm a pretty solid guy. I bench around 250, and when I come home after a workout (most of the time this is when I game), I'm so used to the weights that I can barely feel the mouse under me. It feels as though I'm moving around a tissue paper. I wish I could explain this better, but I guess what I'm trying to get at is that I wouldn't mind a bigger mouse, maybe one that has some weight to it so I don't feel like I'm playing with my baby sister's Barney laptop.
  • I mostly play WoW, both PvE and PvP (though I'm not a 'clicker' but alas, the mouse is still important), LoL, SC2, Black Ops.
  • Unlimited budget.

Thanks for your help guys .
Edited by Plex - 12/27/10 at 6:07am
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I say go with the G5... haha..
I've had it since I think 07 or 08 and it's still a rocking mouse....
I say any of the G series will do.. I want a G9/G9x though just for something new...
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16826104261 like this one?
That looks interesting. Do you (or anyone) have any experience with this mouse?
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G500 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-318-_-Product

Sounds to me like this would be about perfect for you. It is a bigger mouse with a set of weights that can be added to it for fine tuning how heavy you like it. I picked one up based on reviews and recomendations here on OCN. I like it alot, excellent mouse as long as you don't mind a bigger palm grip type mouse.
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Well... It's important for us to know how you hold your mouse in your hand. That will be the first thing to consider when choosing a mouse...


PALM GRIP
http://www2.razerzone.com/MouseGuide/html/palmgrip.php


CLAW GRIP
http://www2.razerzone.com/MouseGuide/html/clawgrip.php


FINGERTIP GRIP
http://www2.razerzone.com/MouseGuide...gertipgrip.php







Report back please. If you don't tell us what you use, we can't really help you choose a mouse that is good for YOU.




EDIT: Ignore ALL mouse suggestions before you know what you use because if you buy a fingertip mouse as a palm gripper, it will be unusable. If you buy a palm grip mouse as a claw gripper, it will be VERY uncomfortable..
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Logitech MX518, I love this mouse.
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Originally Posted by De-Zant View Post
Well... It's important for us to know how you hold your mouse in your hand. That will be the first thing to consider when choosing a mouse...


PALM GRIP
http://www2.razerzone.com/MouseGuide/html/palmgrip.php


CLAW GRIP
http://www2.razerzone.com/MouseGuide/html/clawgrip.php


FINGERTIP GRIP
http://www2.razerzone.com/MouseGuide...gertipgrip.php







Report back please. If you don't tell us what you use, we can't really help you choose a mouse that is good for YOU.




EDIT: Ignore ALL mouse suggestions before you know what you use because if you buy a fingertip mouse as a palm gripper, it will be unusable. If you buy a palm grip mouse as a claw gripper, it will be VERY uncomfortable..
Hi .

I would say that I'm somewhere between the Palm and the Claw grip.
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G500 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-318-_-Product

Sounds to me like this would be about perfect for you. It is a bigger mouse with a set of weights that can be added to it for fine tuning how heavy you like it. I picked one up based on reviews and recomendations here on OCN. I like it alot, excellent mouse as long as you don't mind a bigger palm grip type mouse.
Wow, I didn't even know that existed. Good to know I'm not alone when I say that I need my mouse to feel heavier. +1
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Okay... You should consider the following mice.



Original deathadder with 1800 DPI - GREAT sensor, one of the best. Glossy plastic on the sides. If you have sweaty hands, don't consider this one..

Logitech G500 - Great mouse overall.. The side buttons are very small and hard to hit and the middleclick isn't one of the best. The hyper scrolling feature is nice though... You can add weights to it if you want it heeavy

Logitech MX518 - A great mouse if you have a budjet.. However, the sensor has prediction. If you move your mouse at a very slight angle, the sensor will correct it to a straight line. It's somewhat annoying in games...
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Quote:
Originally Posted by De-Zant View Post
Logitech MX518 - A great mouse if you have a budjet.. However, the sensor has prediction. If you move your mouse at a very slight angle, the sensor will correct it to a straight line. It's somewhat annoying in games...
I wish I hadn't read this, I've been pretty happy with my MX518 but now I'll be trying to figure out the sensor prediction thingy.
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