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I'm currently set on 2,000 dpi, 11/11 windows sensitivity and I usually set my sensitivity about half way in my games, since their sensitivity varies.
I use fingertip grip in my games with a cloth mousepad with an old Logitech G5.
I was closing on on the top 100 players in HL2DM about 5 years ago, I retired my gaming and am now wanting to come back to the joy of FPS.
I currently have my sensitivity set to where I can do a 180 with a 1/4 swipe or so.

I love being able to turn around with a flick of the wrist but I think it's murdering my accuracy. I'm just going to gradually decrease my sensitivity and look for improvements.

Thanks for the feedback so far guys. thumbsupsmiley.png
post #22 of 56
I am forced to play at max sensitivity as I hate lifting my hand.
Imagine a Pyro bearing down on your from behind in TF2, only realising it a little too late and having to slide, lift then slide again to turn around.

Besides, my desk is really cramped, so I have to do quite a bit of lifting if I were to opt for the low sensitivity, accuracy method.

My Abyssus and all other mice I have are running at their maximum sensitivity.

Sensitivity in Windows is set in the middle (default position) and pointer accuracy is turned off. Heard that is some form of acceleration and isn't good?
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Ive never messed with Windows mouse settings, always use the games options.

Low sensitivity, huge mouse pad, and a energy drink.
Edited by Precision_PC - 3/21/11 at 6:12pm
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I personally run 3750 cpi and 1750 cpi all I need to do is push a button and it changes makes it very nice for sniping while still having fast movement when you are at close range.
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I like 1000k with my G500. It works well for me. Anything else is too crazy lol. I used to go to 1200 on my razer but when I got a smoother mousepad I lowered it a little bit
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I use 1500 dpi. When snipping, I sometimes switch to 750 dpi (since my mouse has on-the-fly dpi switching)
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post #27 of 56
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Originally Posted by Volvo;12818591 
I am forced to play at max sensitivity as I hate lifting my hand.

That is the primary reason I started with high sensitivity, lifting my hand is a no-go for me.
I don't mind taking a full swipe to do a 180 but lifting my hand slows me down too much.
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1500DPI on my G500, whenever I snipe in BC2 I use 800DPI and I can still do dragshots no problem.

I'm probably going to start experimenting with lower DPI such such as 1K since I want a happy medium of being able to kill stuff in CQB and at range since I still have trouble tracking with 1500DPI in BC2.
post #29 of 56
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Originally Posted by rmp459;12818074 
Its about 18 inches per 360 turn.

This is the measure people should be using for sensitivity, rather than listing a variety of sensitivity and DPI numbers that have different meaning from game to game and mouse to mouse. Me, I use around 10 inches for a 360.
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post #30 of 56
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Whoa.
In BC2 I just measured my 360 turn, it takes me 1 inch flat.
Now do you guys see why I'm having problems with pinpoint precision? redface.gif
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