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For Razer Mamba owners, do you use or feel the difference between 500Hz and 1000Hz ?

And what DPI do you guys use it at ?
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800dpi 1000hz
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1800dpi 1000Hz
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I've just ordered a Deathadder 3.5G and was wondering the same thing.

Does the difference between 1ms and 2ms really make that much of a difference?
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Anything 5ms or less you literally cannot tell the difference. You especially can't tell the difference if its only 1ms, so I would stick with 500MHz since some USB ports do not support 1GHz and can lose stability at that level. Usually they will just clock down to a supported MHz when this happens anyways.

Basically it does not matter one over the other, but just use whatever makes you feel better. Do you want the assurance that your command is getting there 1ms faster or do you want to be sure your USB port is working the way it should?
Edited by hfcobra - 3/23/11 at 7:19pm
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Originally Posted by hfcobra View Post
anything 5ms or less you literally cannot tell the difference. You especially can't tell the difference if its only 1ms, so I would stick with 500MHz since some USB ports do not support 1GHz and can lose stability at that level. Usually they will just clock down to a supported MHz when this happens anyways.

Basically it does not matter one over the other, but just use whatever makes you feel better. Do you want the assurance that your command is getting there 1ms faster or do you want to be sure your USB port is working the way it should?
Good argument. I'll give it a shot when I get my DA 3.5 on Friday. Got it for $35 after a $10 Amazon credit.

Hopefully it's better than this HP Gaming mouse with VoodooDNA. It looked cool in pictures and everything and was bought when I didn't have my sig rig but just a craptop and I didn't know any better.
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Good argument. I'll give it a shot when I get my DA 3.5 on Friday. Got it for $35 after a $10 Amazon credit.

Hopefully it's better than this HP Gaming mouse with VoodooDNA. It looked cool in pictures and everything and was bought when I didn't have my sig rig but just a craptop and I didn't know any better.
I prefer logitech mice but from what I hear you will like the Deathadder, it is a good mouse.

Just to give everyone perspective here, when you use a stopwatch and the small numbers that REALLY fly off to the right are going up faster than you can see, remember that the faster of the two is still only 1 hundredth of a second. Also known as 10ms. So you see there is literally no way you can tell the difference past 5ms. Personally I think that is a little low and you probably can't tell anything that is 8ms or less, but that is just me.

EDIT: and I am sure that you will like it more than the HP gaming mouse lol. If you dont like it though you can always sell it on here!
Edited by hfcobra - 3/23/11 at 7:19pm
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anything 5ms or less you literally cannot tell the difference. You especially can't tell the difference if its only 1ms, so I would stick with 500MHz since some USB ports do not support 1GHz and can lose stability at that level. Usually they will just clock down to a supported MHz when this happens anyways.

Basically it does not matter one over the other, but just use whatever makes you feel better. Do you want the assurance that your command is getting there 1ms faster or do you want to be sure your USB port is working the way it should?
great info
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great info
thank you, you have also made my day a little better.
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I actually cannot tell the difference between 500Hz to 1000Hz may it be corded or cordless, Im using 500Hz just to add maybe a couple of more hours on the battery life as there are days I game for more than 14hrs straight and only taking a couple of mins for breaks.

On a side note, anyone here came from the G9 noticed that the click on the Mamba requires more force and how long did it take you to get used to the mouse ? Its been about a week and I still struggle to get used to the mouse.. I might end up selling this and getting another logitech instead probably a G9x which I dont really like after what I've been through with Logitech.
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