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post #1 of 12
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I'm switching all of my gear over to Steelseries products.


I am looking for a solid surface mouse pad. It doesn't need to be huge, I play at a very high sensitivity.



Looking for a metal surface feel.
post #2 of 12
Steelseries 5L

Big hard mat for mid/high sensitive gaming, very smooth and accurate

http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/S...es/steelpad5l/

you have it in just plain black to
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post #3 of 12
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Right on!

Where is the cheapest place to get these?
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Originally Posted by THEoBZ View Post
Right on!

Where is the cheapest place to get these?
i think that mousepad is quite old.. i can't find it anywhere. I think you might want to look at one of their HD line of mousepads (9HD, 4HD) or the S&S

right now im on a Qck Mass and i couldn't be happier
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post #5 of 12
called 5C but is the same as 5L [my GF has it, i got the 5L]
but it has a picture on it

http://shop.steelseries.com/index.ph...ion-wotlk.html

This looks like the replacement for the 5L, should be a bit better to
http://shop.steelseries.com/index.ph...series-sx.html
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post #6 of 12
I have the 4HD and enjoy it very much

It works wonders for my G500 and it's just the right size.
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post #7 of 12
I'm using the 9HD and love it. It's a hard plastic surface. I don't think I'm ever going back to a cloth or soft pad. The 4HD is the smaller version since you don't need a big size.
Edited by Faraz - 12/28/10 at 4:15pm
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post #8 of 12
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I'll check out the SX, 9HD, and the 4 HD.

Thanks a ton guys, this is a brand I am not used to gaming with. However, times have changed and I am stuck with this brand now.

Their headsets are great, and I am loving this XAI so far. The customizable settings are fantastic.


Wish we had this brand sooner!
post #9 of 12
I use a Qck+ Heavy, and have for years. Such a great pad not good for your needs, but that said i have a buddy who uses a Qck for high sens, but a steel pad would be better.
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post #10 of 12
The Experience I-2 is glass but it has a similar feel to the SX, each one works great with the Xai, so that should be a slightly cheaper alternative if available.
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