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For those who have owned a logitech G700, what are your gripes about the mouse?
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I just got one and I cant install the drivers. The mouse isnt recognized in setpoint and apparently this is a huge problem that logitech is either resolving or doesnt really care. There is a thread on their website currently with more info.

Other then that the mouse is awesome. I have a fingertip grip and its the most perfectly shaped mouse Ive used yet. Its does have the Avago 9500 so there is a bit of acceleration. I was taking a look at the acceleration in CSS last night and it didnt seem to be that bad. I have it on the Razor Scarab mousepad.

http://forums.logitech.com/t5/G-seri...20/td-p/570484

The thread regarding the software problem.
Edited by DeckerDontPlay - 3/28/11 at 12:45am
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post #3 of 29
Bought one a few months back it's a really good mouse. But I didn't find it comfortable to use while everyone of my mates who used my computer loved it.

I used it for about two weeks before putting it in the packaging and going back to my Steelseries Xai because I found it better to use. This annoyed my mates and now I am trying to sell it along with a G510 and a G930
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Oh! and the buttons dont have a tactile click. There more of a mushy actuation. Other then that, I love it.
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At first I thought the battery life was appalling, but after ignoring the low battery warnings, I realise it's a software problem and the battery lasts for way longer than it tells you.

Still way prefer my old (broken) MX Revolution :'(.

On the whole the G700 is a good mouse.
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Originally Posted by DeckerDontPlay View Post
Oh! and the buttons dont have a tactile click. There more of a mushy actuation. Other then that, I love it.

Interesting, maybe logitech as placed the micro switch further back down the body of the mouse instead of the center area where you generally click.. can you try to confirm this ?
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post #7 of 29
Yeah. Ill be home in about 5 hours. Ill mess with it then. I didnt really buy it for the buttons so it doesnt bother me. I only use one of the buttons and thats for grenades in whatever FPS Im playing. I bought it for the shape.

I may have mistyped. What I was trying to say is that the the buttons arnt clicky. It may have been a bit much to say they wernt tactile. There is definately an actuation point and you can feel it, its just not as clicky as I would prefer. I like my mouse buttons to feel almost like the keyboard MX Cherry blue swtiches. My previous mouse was the Deathadder and I really liked the side buttons. My IME 3.0 also had really clicky side buttons but they felt a little on the cheaper side. I also have a G9x and G5 and now that I think about it I think they felt pretty much the same as the g700 (and I would assume most Logitech mice). I guess the recent exposure to the DA and IME 3.0 changed my preference and tuned me into those sort of things.

I played around with the buttons on the G700 and they seem fine. There is a noticeable bump at the point of actuation. Seems a little cheap to me though or maybe Im just to picky, blame it on the DA
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Also aside from the form factor,wireless and added buttons on the G700 what are the other main differences, how about the scroll wheel ?
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Scroll wheel is a huge improvement from the G9x. Its easy to push and has the toggling gear shift function where you can switch it to free spin. Like the MX Revolution.
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@DeckerDontPlay

The G700 comes with 2,200mAH batteries right?

Cause I was asking a friend if he could bring me some 2,500mAH battery and he asked me what do I need the 2,500mAH for and I told him for a wireless mouse and he responds by telling me that the mAH is not a measure of storage which confused the heck out of me.
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