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The difference between my DB3G on a generic cloth mousepad to this goliathus was very noticeable to me.
    
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Me too. Once had a decent size (dunno little larger than normal) pad from officemax or somewhere. Ended up gettin a QcK SteelSeries cuz I needed a bigger pad and the difference is night and day.
    
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post #33 of 64
true, but expensive
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post #34 of 64
I would not use my Xai without my SteelSeries QcK, its not so much about sensitivity for me but more about not wanting to wear out my mouse feet like I have done with other mice when I was just using them on a wood table.

A mouse pad keeps the mouse feeling like new for much longer then you would wearing out your mouse feet on a desk or table.

If you pay 90+$ for a quality mouse then you should defiantly get a quality mouse pad as a protective measure.

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Originally Posted by bengore View Post
true, but expensive
Whats expensive? Mouse pads? My cloth QcK came free with my Xai during a special sale, and my other one that I own cost me 9.99 on sale.
Edited by james_ant - 2/18/11 at 5:08pm
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post #35 of 64
I'm using a Corepad XXXL. My mouse real-estate is vast.
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The sound of a mouse being used on a bare desk makes me cringe.
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I use toilet paper!
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post #38 of 64
Quote:
Originally Posted by MangoMan View Post
I use toilet paper!
Used?

I use some Kensington mousepad with gel padding for my wrist.



Suits me fine.
post #39 of 64
I used to use my mouse on my desk, since moving to the QcK Heavy I have noticed my mouse movements are much smoother and more precise (my fps skills have increased).
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post #40 of 64
Lol @ the people who use a piece of paper or such. Most people on this sight spend well over a thousand dollars to have a nice looking rig, and continually upgrade it...only to use a tacky looking piece of paper as a mouse pad.
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