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Would a mouse pad improve FPS accuracy?

post #1 of 27
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Simple question, Possibly a stupid one.

Would it give any improvements though? Small/large? I've got a Razer Mamba just to let you know.
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It is very much just personal preference. It may or may not help you, if you want to give one a try just buy a cheap one first.
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post #3 of 27
I still use a Ratpadz that I got with my Boomslang

Hard textured mousing surfaces are nice
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I use very low sensitivity, so it's important that the mu static between my mouse and its surface is as low as possible

Most pros use low sensitivity as well. I'm sure they'd tell you the same. Anything that lowers mu static is good for your aim, so it doesn't have to be a mouse pad.
Edited by cuad - 2/12/11 at 9:52pm
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post #5 of 27
Yep....... a thicker better mousepad will give you more accuracy specially while playing fast paced fps games or games like cs. The improvement will depend upon you, if your playing hand is already very steady you will notice little improvement.
    
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post #6 of 27
It depends most of how you like to play and what you're used to. For instance, I've had my actual mouse pad for the last 13 years and it has Winnie the Pooh printed on it (I was 5 back then smile.gif). It's getting a bit old, but it's lasting, and I couldn't see me playing on something else, as it's what I'm used to.

So it's really up to your personal preference. Try one, and see how you do.
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post #7 of 27
get a good mouse pad.... nothing like the feeling when you have the right mouse feet and mouse pad... the mouse effortless glides across, allowing precise movements and hopefully pwnage
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Oh god, when I see people use mice on any surface other than a good mousepad (Any Steelseries/Razer) I want to shoot myself. For 1, you're teflon feet are probably ruined to the point where a mousepad would not help.

Get new teflon feet and a mousepad, It's a great addition to mouse accuracy.
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post #9 of 27
Depends, if you have cloth then yes, significant aiming boosts, I have used cloth based mousepads for years and after switching to a hard/plastic top it works wonders.

I use the 4HD now.
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post #10 of 27
I use a magazine and it works great. In the end, its personal preference; some swear to hard-tops, cloth-tops, rubber-tops, etc.
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