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post #11 of 40
i think the avago 9500 sensor is overrated to be honest.
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I own a Kone+, which uses the same sensor, and I love it to pieces. I've never heard anything but great things about the Naos. Go for it!
    
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xai, naos, kone+ are all worth their price
Not at all.

Using my Logitech g9 I used to get destroyed 1vs1 by a great player using a Xai, by a score of 40-60 at least 30 straight times. Just yesterday I bought a $48 Razer Deathadder 3.5G and without any practice and no new tactics (I hadn't even played the game in two days cause my g9 was broken) I crushed him 60-40, and beat his score in three straight death matches which I also never did with the g9.
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A mouse will not make you a better player- even if you can turn around faster, you wont become better until you practice and learn how to handle that mouse perfectly.
    
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^Then how the hell would any mouse be worth its price? That's completely false.
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^Then how the hell would any mouse be worth its price? That's completely false.
No, it's not. Some pro players swear by old school 800dpi mice. It's all about your personal skill level. It also matters what you're looking for. I wanted a sensor that wouldn't jack me up with acceleration and drift control because I play a competitive FPS, and I got the original deathadder. Some mice are geared towards people who aren't as aware and who deserve to get their pockets gouged out by 6000+ dpi.
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Thread Starter 
In the end, mice tend to be personal preference. This is my FIRST gaming mouse EVER! I've either used the garbage mac mice we have to use at school or this $2 inland I've had from Microcenter as far as I can remember back. I just finished my first build and am just getting into PC gaming after the switch from xbox. I really like the underdog brands who still make quality products and the naos is everything I've wanted. Like I said, we'll see tomorrow!
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No, it's not. Some pro players swear by old school 800dpi mice. It's all about your personal skill level. It also matters what you're looking for. I wanted a sensor that wouldn't jack me up with acceleration and drift control because I play a competitive FPS, and I got the original deathadder. Some mice are geared towards people who aren't as aware and who deserve to get their pockets gouged out by 6000+ dpi.

Those "old school 800DPI mice" have great sensors compared to the usual logitech low quality crap.

Mice do matter, to a point. Just having a reliable sensor is what counts the most.
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post #19 of 40
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Mice do matter, to a point. Just having a reliable sensor is what counts the most.
Yes this is what I am trying to say! While I'll concede that the gap between a deathadders sensor and a g9x or Xai's sensor is probably very small, it does not justify a $30 price difference.
Edited by cuad - 3/8/11 at 1:44pm
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post #20 of 40
it is 100 percent worth it. I will never use another mouse again, seriously. Its comfortable, perfect shape (i palm grip) and performs flawlessly, and is endlessly customizable..everything from colors to dpi, etc, you name it..and the best part is, it saves all your settings on the mouse and thats it, it works on all pcs, and no drivers are needed to run in the background.

I have used the mx518, g500, deathadder 3.5g, and honestly, the naos 5000 is incredible

price is a bit steep, but i dont see me needing a new mouse ever (as long as it lasts)
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