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post #11 of 36
I love my R.A.T. 5. I'd recommend the 7 if you went with one, but its extremely adjustable and it's certainly not generic. As far as the Roccats, I'd say the Kone is better than the Kova IMO.
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post #12 of 36
I can't believe no one has suggested the xai.

It's steel series take on the greatest mouse ever produced (the intelli mouse 1.1).

Here is some review from google (1st page so I didn't pick it just because)

Edit: the stupidest thing as well as the best thing is this mouse's ability to literally be programmed anywhere. You plug it in, save the settings you would like, and it gets stored to the mouse. You are now able to plug it in at LAN and not have to download drivers. You can also have up to 20 different profiles if I am not mistaken (one LED off and one LED one setting in one profile with a max of 10 profiles)

If you have any questions, I have had this mouse since I tested it prior to it being released. I am also a mouse whore, and I have had practically every gaming mouse released in the last few years, and sometimes two.

The only downside to this mouse is that it gets a little negative mouse acceleration when used on older generation "soft-pads"
Edited by ramenbuoy - 3/7/11 at 5:45pm
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post #13 of 36
I think above hand size you should look for a mouse that suits your holding style

If i'm not wrong, there are two main styles: Claw and Palm.
I'm a claw guy, which means I work better with smaller mouses. The so famous DA is one of the worst mouses I have ever put my hand on, because it's made for Palm grippers

by the way, I would also put in that list the microsoft 1.1 intelimouse.
MIBR guys still use them to these days
post #14 of 36
Oh, one thing I don't think was mentioned was: Are you right handed or left handed or both? If you need an ambidextrous mouse your only 2 modern choices are the lefty DA or the xai as it comes ambidextrous.
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Go back to the deathadder.
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post #16 of 36
Quote:
Originally Posted by ramenbuoy View Post
I can't believe no one has suggested the xai.

It's steel series take on the greatest mouse ever produced (the intelli mouse 1.1 WMO).

The onlytwo downsides to this mouse is that it gets a little negative mouse acceleration when used on older generation "soft-pads" and it has positive acceleration that can't be disabled.
Fixed.
post #17 of 36
Quote:
Originally Posted by Derp View Post
Fixed.
dimensions are actually closer to the 1.1.

Xai
Weight: 98 grams
Height: 38.7 mm (1.52 in)
Width: 68.3 mm (2.68 in)
Length: 125.5 mm (4.94 in)

Edit: Steelseries can't measure, had to correct thier mm to inches conversions..

IO1.1
Weight: 86 grams
Height: 39.3 mm (1.54 in)
Width: 68.1 mm (2.68 in)
Length: 126 mm (4.97 in)

WMO
Weight: 79 grams
Height: 39.6 mm (1.56 in)
Width: 66.6 mm (2.62 in)
Length: 124 mm (4.88 in)
Edited by Skylit - 3/7/11 at 8:46pm
post #18 of 36
Xai, Razer Lachesis, R.A.T.
I'm considering a RAT, Xai, or Sentinel atm.
post #19 of 36
Cyborg R.A.T. 7
I just picked one up today, and it is just the best! Totally configurable for any size hand from small to huge, and it is adjustable for claw grip to palm grip.
post #20 of 36
Thread Starter 
Well if I liked the DA and not the g9x, I assume I'm a palm gripper and not a claw gripper. I don't like the idea of having a large mouse though. The DA is as big as I would go. Is the kone+ bigger or smaller than the DA? Also, some say that the kone is a bit heavy. How does the weight compare to the DA? Isn't the kone+ weight adjustable? The imperator is smaller than the DA, but I again I wonder how it and the kone+ compare.

Anyone ever tried the gigabyte 8k? It looks tempting, but my Asus rep would be really upset if I bought his competitor's product haha.
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