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I am looking at these two mice as they look the nicest out of the top rated list.

What are your opinions on these mice, what would you prefer?

I use Claw grip, btw.
post #2 of 13
I G9x is better for a claw grip, I have it's brothers (the G500 & G700, both use the same censor & software) and they are great mice.

The Xai is also a great mouse, but it's more comfortable for a paw grip than a clip, but claw works well on it as well.

G9x has the option to become more "nubby" by shortening the back on it (with the two interchangeable backs) and some people don't like the length of the Xai or G500/G700 when using a claw grip.
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I'm not that good with mice and grips and all that but,

I have a fingertip grip though and the G9x is great for me.
Wouldn't a longer mouse be better for someone with claw grip though?
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Claw = Fingertips
Paw = Whole hand
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post #5 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by Tator Tot View Post
Claw = Fingertips
Paw = Whole hand
Believe it is called palm.
http://www2.razerzone.com/MouseGuide...advantages.php


But OP depends how you how your mouse. Also the Xai has some horrid, terrible, buggy as all hell software. So I'd go the g9x.
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I'm using the Logitech Anywhere MX w/ claw, it's kind of designed like the G9.
post #7 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by Live_free View Post
By Razer.

It was called Paw far longer.

Claw & Paw sound better together. Besides Razer added Fingertip grip as well, which the difference between that and Claw are very slim.
It's Razer though, Kings of Marketing and mediocre products.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Live_free View Post
But OP depends how you how your mouse. Also the Xai has some horrid, terrible, buggy as all hell software. So I'd go the g9x.
Software is fixed; that was a long time ago.
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I have a g9x and so far I like it, the shape is great and it is very good for the claw grip. However one thing that really bugs me, is I get a slight flex when i squeeze the mouse, via the gap between the interchangeable grip and the actual mouse body. Other than that, it's great. I've handled a Xai and it feels phenomenal, but apparently there are issues with drivers? I'd read up on it more if you are really considering that mouse.
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post #9 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by Tator Tot View Post
By Razer.

It was called Paw far longer.

Claw & Paw sound better together. Besides Razer added Fingertip grip as well, which the difference between that and Claw are very slim.
It's Razer though, Kings of Marketing and mediocre products.
Hm, very true everything you've said. The fingertip grip does resemble the claw one; not to mention that during some movements it's the same.
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post #10 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by MadCatMk2 View Post
Hm, very true everything you've said. The fingertip grip does resemble the claw one; not to mention that during some movements it's the same.
The biggest difference between a Claw & Talon (Finger Tip) grip is how much of the palm of your hand you let wrest on the mouse.

That is really it. Though some people claim you use your mouse more with your fingers if you have a Talon grip, and you use more of your wrist with a Claw; that can just come down to the user himself.
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