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I've been using the Allsop Metal art (

)mouse pad for years, and I'm looking to replace it preferably with something bigger. It has sort of a rubbery hard mat feel, not a whole lot of resistance on it. I have the Razer vespula mouse pad for my casual set-up and there is no way I could use it for gaming(even turned so the wrist rest is on the other side). I've been looking at some steelseries mouse pads. I use a G5 revision 2. Any suggestions?
    
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I roll with this

and even though it is Cloth it is very responsive with Laser mice.

Plus is HUGE!

I use a G7 on this pad and I never realized how important the mouse pad was until I got this one.
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Thanks, rep+
but does it have a slight hardness to it, like my allsop pad is a bit hard but also a bit hard, I'm a bit reluctant to go back to cloth (used only cheap ones in my life)
    
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No these are not hard at all, but they don't stretch at all either.(during use)

I have been using it for quite some time now. When WotLK came out for WoW.

Although the only visible wear after all this time is

slight fade...no black spots at all even over the heavy traffic areas
The wrist area is stretched on the edge slightly...not enough to wrinkle, just enough to notice visually. (does not impact use)

I will be buying another soon for my new desk setup. I really don't need a new one due to wear...Just want a new one with a different design and for my new desk.

They also have great grip on the bottom, barely move, and are quite thin.

While they are not spill resistant as plastic, I also have had no issues with it causing problems when I got the occasional water or food on it either.

I was amazed at how damn big this thing was when I got it...I was very happy...still am...all the more reason why I am considering a second one.

I also enjoy how I can just push it out of the way and roll it up out of the way if I want to put food on my desk.
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Best thing I've owned so far is a Func surface custom with both sides the 30R surface. It's in my LAN bag for years and doesnt show signs of wear yet. Worked like a charm with everything so far, including my old and trusty G5 Refresh. They're sort of hard to come by these days though.
A friend is pretty satisfied with his razer Spex which is super thin.
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When you mentioned like a hard rubberly cloth type mat, this instantly popped into my head. I have one at home. Its not true cloth, its got a rubbery feel to it, and its slightly rough, but still very smooth.

    
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It depends how serious your gaming is.The G5 is a laser mouse so it will not work as well on a cloth pad,it would do better on a harder surface.I had an Allsop pad for years with a G7.Didn't realize until lately that it would judder going across the mat,when I removed the pad and set it on the back of a hard plastic book that it slid across in a smooth line.

The C4 mouse pad I ordered should be here tomorrow,I can let you know then what I think.I have a couple of clan members using them and they swear by them.The surface is coated with the same thing most good mouse feet are made of PTFE.
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When you mentioned like a hard rubberly cloth type mat, this instantly popped into my head. I have one at home. Its not true cloth, its got a rubbery feel to it, and its slightly rough, but still very smooth.

Amazon.com: Zowie G-TF "Spawn" Cloth E-Sport Mouse Pad: Electronics
That pad looks like a similar surface, I'm defiantly going to check them out, also in a few days im going to go to a Canada Computers with my pad and see what they think
    
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