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I have the Kai.G3 Hard pad also. It is not nearly as smooth as the 9HD, SX or I-2 that I have.

It is the nicest cloth pad I have used though.
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Wal-Mart. Plain black mousepad. $2. Works like a dream. (or mousepad) Done.
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Troll post is trollish.

There are other threads if you have nothing to contribute here expect to your post count.
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Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by mattlafleur;12278937 
I have the Kai.G3 Hard pad also. It is not nearly as smooth as the 9HD, SX or I-2 that I have.

It is the nicest cloth pad I have used though.

i have heard that usually the glass and aluminum mouse pads do not offer tracking that is as good as other thread mousepads or plastic ones. Although i like the 9HD, but considering that it is rated for medium slickness i find it a bit hard to believe it is smoother than the kai g3

EDIT: and tracking is very important in RTS for me cause i like to double click a lot of my units that i decide to not set a control group for. So i need it to be the smoothest possible but also have just amazing tracking. I was not aware of all of these things that go into a mousepad in the first post so i did not mention any of it tongue.gif
Edited by hfcobra - 2/5/11 at 11:17pm
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hmmm..... just found a mousepad upstairs that is a Rocketfish mouse pad. Never heard of it but it has a control side and a speed side. Feels pretty smooth but i would like someone else's opinion about it if someone has owned this before?
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post #26 of 36
Quote:
Originally Posted by hfcobra;12279862 
i have heard that usually the glass and aluminum mouse pads do not offer tracking that is as good as other thread mousepads or plastic ones. Although i like the 9HD, but considering that it is rated for medium slickness i find it a bit hard to believe it is smoother than the kai g3

EDIT: and tracking is very important in RTS for me cause i like to double click a lot of my units that i decide to not set a control group for. So i need it to be the smoothest possible but also have just amazing tracking. I was not aware of all of these things that go into a mousepad in the first post so i did not mention any of it tongue.gif

Tracking varies between sensors on different pads. I tired an A4Tech XL750BK on the Steelseries I-2 and it was unable to track at all. But with a Deathadder 3.5G the tracking is among the best I have ever used.

The 9HD has more glide than the Kai G3 in my experience. The Kai is my choice pad as it offers fantastic tracking, good glide and great stability.
post #27 of 36
I can't believe nobody has mentioned this yet, the icemat I-2.

The smoothest mousepad when used with teflon feet. It is frictionless but very accurate, it's just a very unique feeling. I've had it for 2 years and it looks brand new (easy to clean and does not wear out easily)
Edited by woodyfly - 2/6/11 at 10:34am
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post #29 of 36

No, just no. That's a cloth pad and it will never match the friction factor vs a plastic/hard pad.
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post #30 of 36

That pad has more friction than a QcK... Has really bad fraying after awhile too.
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Originally Posted by woodyfly;12284050 
No, just no. That's a cloth pad and it will never match the friction factor vs a plastic/hard pad.

Zowie G-TF comes close from what I've read over the past few months.
Edited by Skylit - 2/6/11 at 10:53am
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