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post #31 of 108
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Originally Posted by streetstyle55 View Post
An $80.00+ mouse would be the last thing on my mind when I build a rig lmao this is ridiculous. I know pros at FPS games that still use ball mouses, just for the fun of it.
a nice mouse and monitor ard the first 2 upgrades you do. you spend the most time touching and looking at these 2 things.

you notice the intangibles on a nice mouse. scroll wheel robustness, overall tough feel.
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post #32 of 108
Sorry but I didn't buy my mouse for increased clicking speed, I bought it for the adjustable DPI, adjustable weight, and because it is comfortable....Yes its a gaming mouse but nowhere on the package/specs online say OMG FASTEST CLICKING EVAR@!!@!@!@#@
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post #33 of 108
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Lol @ article... is this a joke? Does this guy honestly think manufacturers claim gaming mice click faster? Because I bought my MX518 and G500 because of features such as extra buttons, a sensitivity switch and a comfortable gaming grip.
this. mice/keyboards are all about feel first

then button placement.


dont think the speed at witch they click is a selling point. least i have never considered it
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post #34 of 108
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Originally Posted by tehmaggot View Post
People don't really buy high performance mice for clicking ability, as far as I know. I guess it could be important in RTS games, but I don't know. I believe the main reasoning is the tracking ability and shape/build quality.
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Originally Posted by Stealth Pyros View Post
Lol @ article... is this a joke? Does this guy honestly think manufacturers claim gaming mice click faster? Because I bought my MX518 and G500 because of features such as extra buttons, a sensitivity switch and a comfortable gaming grip.
I agree, people buy mice for a lot more reasons than the ability to click faster. Plus why should be believe what this company, who is obviously trying to push their products, is telling us with no published test methodology or data.
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post #35 of 108
Imop, people buy an expensive mouse for three reasons:
1-Comfort
2-Userability
3-Epeen(this sometimes being the biggest reason)

Personally, I'm happy with my Logitech G5 that I paid $35 for and see no reason to spend any more. Awesome mouse!
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Originally Posted by homestyle View Post
a nice mouse and monitor ard the first 2 upgrades you do. you spend the most time touching and looking at these 2 things.

you notice the intangibles on a nice mouse. scroll wheel robustness, overall tough feel.
Not my preference, I'd much rather have the awesome machine first, then upgrade the the I/O things later if needed.
Edited by whitingnick - 3/29/11 at 10:13am
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post #36 of 108
This article was brought to you by a crappy mouse company.
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post #37 of 108
I buy a mouse that fits my hands and play style. As long as it is not excessively expensive, I don't care what model it is. If it has nice feet, good feel, and paired with a good mousepad, I'm good to go.
post #38 of 108
Grabs cheap mouse
swipes it across a 45x90cm mat
cursor goes in another direction
lulz.
post #39 of 108
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Grabs cheap mouse
swipes it across a 45x90cm mat
cursor goes in another direction
lulz.
If it even moves!
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post #40 of 108
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Originally Posted by frickfrock99 View Post
I actually did a test with a regular mouse and a gaming mouse a few months ago.

The gaming mouse blew the everyday one out of the water.

http://www.overclock.net/pc-games/85...ence-does.html
That's about as unscientific as you can get but interesting nonetheless.
    
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