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post #21 of 27
Go try friends mouse pads, then you'll know the difference biggrin.gif
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post #22 of 27
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Originally Posted by Limes;12367246 
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.

gotta agree with him. I always had cheap mouse pads, until recently I decided to get a good one(4HD) was the first hard surface I got it, and the difference is very noticeable if u play fast paced fps games.
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post #23 of 27
I have a cloth mouse pad and it vastly reduces the amount of initial friction when you move the mouse. So with mouse pad you can control the movement literally pixel by pixel, whereas without mouse pad the initial friction causes you to apply more initial force and as a result, you can't really have a pixel precision, more like 2-4 pixels. So yeah, mouse pads are cheap and their effects are pretty noticeable. Buy one.
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Personal preference, I think one poster mentioned addressing the mouse feet, and thats not a bad idea, probably add routinely cleaning your current mousing surface... I myself use a converted computer keyboard pullout drawer (cherry wood) that I polish once a week or so. Mouse setup/speed and mouse selection (to me) play more of a roll in mouse performance.
 
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post #25 of 27
lol @ casuals in here

Yes, using a mousepad would significantly improve FPS accuracy. DeathAdder sensor works best with cloth mats. G500 sensor works best with hard mats; depends on both your mouse and personal preference. But any mat will be much better than using a table surface or something similar.

Steelseries mats are probably the best mats out there at the moment for cloth based mats.
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post #26 of 27
Silly nuance argument, no different than someone claiming one grip is better than another grip for a golf driver. Does one no good, if one has a poor swing.
 
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post #27 of 27
Quote:
Originally Posted by ZainyAntics;12367236 
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.

Funny you say this.

I don't use my mousepad when playing FPS. I just use the surface of my desk.

I removed the teflon feet of the mouse a long time ago, lol.

I find personally I play better like this.

It's all down to the individual.
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