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Choice of 3 mouse pads. Which to buy?

Poll Results: Which pad?

 
  • 20% (5)
    Steelseries 4HD
  • 58% (14)
    Steelseries Qck+ Heavy
  • 20% (5)
    XtracPads Hybrid
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post #1 of 23
Thread Starter 
Cloth: Steelseries Qck+ Heavy
Cloth/Plastic: XtracPads Hybrid http://www.xtracpads.com/products.ph...d=27&section=1
Plastic: Steelseries 4HD

This is for my new G700.

I will primarily be gaming in FPS and RTS, heavier on FPS though.

I've heard that plastic pads are better for the G700. I'm just afraid that I won't like the fast speed and lack of precise control for FPS. Plus I've heard they are rough on mouse feet.

I've always used cloth and never really found them to be all that great. They kind of feel TOO slow and sticky. Not to mention they get dirty easy and aren't easy to clean. Granted I've always had cheapo $5 office max ones.

I found the middle ground in the Hybrid, however there aren't too many reviews on the pad. But Xtrac is a pretty good name in mouse pads and have been around for a long time.
Edited by Backfat - 1/24/11 at 4:35am
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post #3 of 23
I have a rocketfish gaming mousepad from BB that was cheap and I love! It has 2 sides speed, and control and works great!
Edited by killeraxemannic - 1/24/11 at 1:03pm
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post #4 of 23
I also had the XTrack pads one that you listed and it was complete and utter garbage
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post #5 of 23
i like a cloth mouse pad more then plastic so i would say Steelseries Qck+ Heavy. i would also recommend the OCZ Behemoth.
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post #6 of 23
i use the Razer Goliathus with my G700
post #7 of 23
Razer Sphex is brilliant for RTS and FPS, its not TOO slidey, its absolutely spot on.
Edited by Cyph3r - 1/24/11 at 1:09pm
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post #8 of 23
Quote:
Originally Posted by azianai View Post
i use the Razer Goliathus with my G700
I have the Goliathus as well, i use it with my deathadder; i love it
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post #9 of 23
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Originally Posted by killeraxemannic View Post
I also had the XTrack pads one that you listed and it was complete and utter garbage
Can you elaborate on this?
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post #10 of 23
Never owned the mouse. However I have the Steel Series 9HD which is basically a 4HD but bigger! Perfect for my Steel Series Xai. Pads always come down to the user though, I went from cloth to hard and never looked back. Personally I feel the mouse is more responsive on hard surfaces. 4HD is my vote!
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