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Hi guys,

I need a new mouse this Microsoft Intellimouse 2.0 has seen its better days, plus the scroll wheel is buggered so not great when working on CAD.

I'm looking for ideally a laser mouse with a bluetooth connection, 2 side buttons (back and forward in web pages) and a normal size I don't want something tiny in my hand (Have enough of that during happy times ).

I really do want a wireless mouse, just hate wires on my desk so no MX518.
Also bluetooth would be great but not essential, just rather have one less receiver.
As for Laser, well lasers sound cool but if its better to get optical i will go that way.

I am looking for a mouse that will last me until i build my next PC (about 2 years DAMN UNI). I don't mind if its rechargeable or takes batteries.

Price range: upto £50

Mice i have looked at:
Apple mouse(not the touch one)
Microsoft Arc (dont think i will buy into that)
Logitech's higher range.

Main uses:
Web
CAD
occasional gaming


Any suggestions guys at a bit of a loss.
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post #2 of 6
The Arc mouse sucks apart from basic use, so that is completely out of the question (plus, it uses a dongle, ie, not bluetooth). If you are going to be gaming with the mouse, ultimately it might be better to get a wired gaming mouse, however, if you are not into wires, then the G700 should be a really good mouse which fits your needs.
     
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How about this one? It's not bluetooth, but if I wanted wireless this is what I would buy. I think the price converts to 51.50 euro. Hope this helps. http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...043&CatId=1285
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Originally Posted by Socko1965 View Post
How about this one? It's not bluetooth, but if I wanted wireless this is what I would buy. I think the price converts to 51.50 euro. Hope this helps. http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...043&CatId=1285
I think that might be a little small to game on, no? I guess we will see what OP says.
     
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post #5 of 6
The G700 is the best wireless mouse, but he did say his price range is 50 euros (68 US) and that it's for "occasional gaming". But the Logitech 910 might be to small for his liking. Choosing the "right" mouse involves a lot of factors. The easy decisions are price, quality, and features. The hard part is how does it "feel" to you. My mouse is the only part of my computer that I actually had to hold in my hand before making my purchase. So if it feels good, you'll have more happy times!
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post #6 of 6
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I am going to pop to the shops tomorrow and get my mits on a few mice.

Thanks for the suggestions but i do want something of normal size, none of this micro crap laptop mice.

It is mainly for CAD, but it will be used to game when the next intel chips come out.

Will look into the G700, the other logitech I feel might be too small.

What ever happened to all the pimping logitech mice with the charging docks. Must of been like 5 years ago but loved them. Remember my mate got this wireless mouse that only worked on the mouse pad, was pimp but meh.

Thanks for suggestions so far
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