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  • 85% (12)
    Logitech MX-518.
  • 14% (2)
    Razer Abyssus.
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post #1 of 21
Thread Starter 
Guys i need your help selecting between these 2 mice:

1: Logitech MX-518 Optical Gaming Mouse (Updated Version).

2: Razer Abyssus Mirror Edition / or / Simple Abyssus.

Price in my area for these.

1: 33.139$.

2: 34.883$ / 32.558$.

Now my Personal View on these Jerries. (By analyzing reviews, pictures & plain specs).

Logi MX imo has better body. It has bumps in it (Just like moon) which should provide better comfort or grip but the same thing is bad as it will attract oil and shat as i read in review. Yes i do use my mouse with clean hands but still. & Most important! What does updated version mean? Anyone with experience using them or anyone who used the previous version of the updated one? Whats the matter?

Razer has clear advantage over Logi in specs plus body is good too. I dont see any flaw in them. and just for beauty sake i have me eyes set on mirror edition as its pretty. I hope its available too.

So pour your suggestions in. I will be getting 1 of them tomorrow (Hopefully).

Edit: Ok smooth surface. Reviews lie. i personally Like Abyssus. I will prefer people who used both these mice, not just MX-518 users, as your view and my view will differ. My grip isn't any of anyones concern. Still for hek of it, Claw. and no deals. NOW please stick to topic!

Mirror.


Simple.


Edited by Gothiq - 2/21/11 at 12:54pm
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post #2 of 21
both are good mice, but you should go with whichever looks more comfortable to you. The 518 has 1800DPI and the Abyssus has 3500DPI if that means anything to you.

You could also look at the Deathadder if that is not out of your price range since many people around here really like it. The Logitech G500 is a great laser mouse but is not cheap either.

I have the G500 and the shape is very similar to the 518. I can say that it is a very comfortable mouse but I have never tried anything else since my old windows 98 computer's ball mouse

How do you grip your mouse? That would play a part I would think.
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post #3 of 21
I love my Logitech MX518. I can't game without it anymore. there is a reason they are so popular, and it's not because of the price. I just love the feel of it in every way.

The MX518 doesn't have bumps.That is a hologram. It is as smooth as any other mouse. And as far as I know, you can only get the updated version anymore. It is 1800dpi instead of 1600dpi, and some other small cosmetic differences.
Edited by PhillyOverclocker - 2/21/11 at 11:57am
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post #4 of 21
The MX518s body is not bumpy. It is as smooth as any mouse. It appears to be uneven, but it is as smooth as any other mouse. I also recommend them. I will never use another mouse again until they stop selling these ones. Most comfortable and versatile mouse I have tried/used. There is also a deal in the online deals section here to get one for like 22 bucks.
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post #5 of 21
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Deathadder cost 53.488$, which is way out of range. My range is only till the ones above. Plus getting that expensive mice for me isn't useful as i am not doing any professional typa gaming .

A-E-I... Abit of clicks wont hurt you. (Hint).



Just Design? and in review count, Razer Abyssus wins hands own.
Edited by Gothiq - 2/21/11 at 12:03pm
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post #6 of 21
The internet generally agrees that the MX518 is the best mouse, ever.
I like my G9x, but the only person I've ever known to return a G9x was a person who owned an MX518, so I need to give props to the MX518. I may pick one up some day just to see what all the buzz is about.
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post #7 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by Gothiq View Post
Deathadder cost 53.488$, which is way out of range. My range is only till the ones above. Plus getting that expensive mice for me isn't useful as i am not doing any professional typa gaming .

A-E-I... Abit of clicks wont hurt you. (Hint).
how do you grip the mouse anyways? How big are your hands?
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post #8 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mookster View Post
The internet generally agrees that the MX518 is the best mouse, ever.
I like my G9x, but the only person I've ever known to return a G9x was a person who owned an MX518, so I need to give props to the MX518. I may pick one up some day just to see what all the buzz is about.
I wouldnt say that lol. From what I can tell the internet is divided between the Deathadder and the 518 usually. That or the other mouse that has the 518's shape, like the 500, 510, and G500. Although each of these have tiny differences.
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Samsung EVO 500GB EK Supremacy EK GTX780Ti block Alphacool NexXxoS XT45 420 
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BenQ XL2420T Realforce Tenkeyless 45g Corsair AX860i Corsair 750D 
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Logitech G Pro Logitech G640 Sennheiser Game One 
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Core i7 920 D0 @ 4.2GHz Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R rev. 2 EVGA GeForce GTX 580 6GB DDR3 OCZ Platinum @ 1600 6-8-6-24 1T 
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BenQ XL2420T Realforce 87UB Corsair HX850W HAF-X 
MouseMouse PadAudio
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Intel 3610QM N56VZ NVIDIA GT650M 2GB 8GB 
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post #9 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by Gothiq View Post
Deathadder cost 53.488$, which is way out of range. My range is only till the ones above. Plus getting that expensive mice for me isn't useful as i am not doing any professional typa gaming .

A-E-I... Abit of clicks wont hurt you. (Hint).



Just Design? and in review count, Razer Abyssus wins hands own.
Yeah that wavy stuff is under clear plastic. It is not shaped like that. I remember thinking that the first time I saw one too. I bought one, and never looked back.
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post #10 of 21
Thread Starter 
A-E-i my location.

Most hate the blue led (Abyssus) underneath the logo. I will actually prefer it. Lets say it gives 'feel' to it.
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