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Which wireless mouse should I get? Its going to be for a gaming notebook (Alienware m11x r2).

The games I plan to be playing are:
1) Starcraft 2
2) Bad Company 2
3) Some Source FPS Games

I'm currently considering between two mice.

a) Wireless Performance MX Mouse ($52 on Amazon, currently)

b) G700 Wireless Gaming Mouse (Was $52 during a dented box deal at Logitech)

I noticed that the wireless performance MX mouse only has 1500 DPI compared to the G700's 5200 DPI. Is this a huge difference or is it just a marketing gimmick? I don't think it would matter too much on a notebook screen but I might connect my notebook to an external monitor from time to time.

Also, I heard the MX's front and back buttons are placed in an uncomfortable spot.

Any opinions?
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Microsoft SideWinder X8. Wireless and wired. You decide! biggrin.gif
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Really? Microsoft wireless mouse are good? The sidewinder was on sale recently but I ignored it.

But between those two Logitech mice, which do you think I should get?

Oh, and I forgot to mention, I'm a palm grip.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Idra;12892740 
Really? Microsoft wireless mouse are good? The sidewinder was on sale recently but I ignored it.

But between those two Logitech mice, which do you think I should get?

Oh, and I forgot to mention, I'm a palm grip.

Palm grip? What's that? And yes, Microsoft mouses have a pretty good reputation! Had a problem with mine. I called, 2 days later, there was another one in front of my door.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Idra;12892740 
Really? Microsoft wireless mouse are good? The sidewinder was on sale recently but I ignored it.

But between those two Logitech mice, which do you think I should get?

Oh, and I forgot to mention, I'm a palm grip.

And yes, the 2 looks good... Personally I'd go with the G700, since I think the MX may feel awkward... But I can't really jusge them since I never used one, nor did I ever use a Logitech mouse (except one of those cheap ones they give when you buy a PC).
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post #6 of 10
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Does anyone else have any insight? I thought these mice were really popular and many people would have them.
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Hi smile.gif

I got the G700 cool.gif
And love it smile.gif

A photo for you to see the size of the G700 wink.gif
G700Xboxcon.jpg

Next to the MX1000 it replaced!
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Part of the Mouse App!
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Thanks.

Does the performance MX come with a wired option? I know the G700 does.
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Originally Posted by vivid2012;12956012 
I love this Logitech Trackball Wireless Mouse. good for me. It might meet your needs well. Hope it helps.

Can someone ban this guy already? I already reported him countless of times with his dealstudio spam
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