Overclock.net › Forums › Components › Mice › is the stuff I'm getting good?
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

is the stuff I'm getting good?

post #1 of 16
Thread Starter 
Stuff I'm getting:

Mouse(s):
Razer Deathadder Black Edition

Mouse feet(s)
Hyperglides for Deathadder

Mouse pad(s)
Steelseries QcK Heavy
Puretrak Talent

But I have a few questions:

Steelseries QcK Heavy vs Puretrak Talent ?
Does the Razer Deathadder Black need Hyperglides and is it worth it ?
Some people said that Hyperglides shipping takes forever ?

I really don't want to waste money so I want to know whats better and whats worth it.

Thanks in advance.
Edited by somebodysb2 - 4/4/11 at 9:33am
Vibrant Curiosity
(15 items)
 
   
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2500K Maximus IV GENE-Z 2x Galaxy 570 SLI Adata 1600 8GB (4x2) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Force GT 120 & Seagate 1TB 7200 Lite-On Blu-ray combo 620 + 2x Akasa Viper Windows 7 HP 64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
U2711 Majestouch Ninja Tenkeyless Brown X-760 Mini P180 
MouseMouse PadAudio
G400 QcK Heavy Westone 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
2.26GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Nvidia GeForce 9400M 2 GB 1067 MHz DDR3 160 GB 5400rpm 
OSMonitor
Mac OSX 10.6 13.3" 1,280 × 800 
  hide details  
Reply
Vibrant Curiosity
(15 items)
 
   
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2500K Maximus IV GENE-Z 2x Galaxy 570 SLI Adata 1600 8GB (4x2) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Force GT 120 & Seagate 1TB 7200 Lite-On Blu-ray combo 620 + 2x Akasa Viper Windows 7 HP 64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
U2711 Majestouch Ninja Tenkeyless Brown X-760 Mini P180 
MouseMouse PadAudio
G400 QcK Heavy Westone 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
2.26GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Nvidia GeForce 9400M 2 GB 1067 MHz DDR3 160 GB 5400rpm 
OSMonitor
Mac OSX 10.6 13.3" 1,280 × 800 
  hide details  
Reply
post #2 of 16
I'm a 518 fan, and am still using mine from 2006, although it's been demoted (by the G500) to menial tasks such as spreadsheet conquering. I've used a QCK Heavy for about as many years (LAN party 2nd place prize from 2007) and it's held up with, with minimal staining, and nearly no fraying. I did cut it into 4 pieces, however, since it's just too big.
If you can find it, a Steelseries Experience I-1 or I-2 pad is very, very nice. I switched to it from a Ratpadz (also a killer surface, but my sweat turned it soft). The Experience is a glass "pad" so it can gather/show dust pretty easily, but I've found it to be the truest surface. A marble cutting block may also prove to be quite good (non reflective side) although extremely heavy. I've had no issues with the G500 or the MX518 on the Experience pad.
For me, I stay away from Razer since a friend of mine has gone through multiple ones, while my 518 keeps clicking away. If ordered from the site, Hyperglides take a solid month to get to the US. Frozen CPU sells them, for a higher price, but obviously faster shipping.
If you want a solid pad, I'd highly suggest a Ratpadz ($20ish)...best thing I've used other than the Experience (which is around $45). Had my sweat not deteriorated it, I'd still have it. I've also never known anyone else to have this problem. You could also check out a Corepad Magma, which is also glass. If you want fabric, I do suggest the QCK Heavy...probably the best fabric pad I've used, and very thick (comfy, too).
Hyperglides are a solid step up from stock feet, unless Logitech is using the white feet on the 518 (mine has the 5 small feet, vs. the later version). I don't regret waiting the month to get them on the G500, as they've been nothing but amazing. The one downside is they can be a tiny bit oversized, requiring a little bit of trimming. I'd rather that than them being too small.

I hope this helps somewhat.
Sovereign
(24 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7 2700K Asrock P67 Extreme6 Sapphire HD6970 1st revision Gskill 2x4GB 1866 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Crucial C300 WD Black WD Green WD Green 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOptical DriveOptical Drive
WD Green Samsung SH223L Samsung SH223L Samsung SH243N 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
Water Loop Fans Windows 7 Ultimate X64 Viewsonic WP2365B 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Viewsonic WP2365B Rosewill RK9000 V.1 Corsair HX1000 CHIEFTEC Mesh CA-01B-B-SL-OP 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Logitech G300 Steelseries Experience I-2 Klipsch Promedia modified 2.1 setup Yamaha headset 
  hide details  
Reply
Sovereign
(24 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7 2700K Asrock P67 Extreme6 Sapphire HD6970 1st revision Gskill 2x4GB 1866 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Crucial C300 WD Black WD Green WD Green 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOptical DriveOptical Drive
WD Green Samsung SH223L Samsung SH223L Samsung SH243N 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
Water Loop Fans Windows 7 Ultimate X64 Viewsonic WP2365B 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Viewsonic WP2365B Rosewill RK9000 V.1 Corsair HX1000 CHIEFTEC Mesh CA-01B-B-SL-OP 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Logitech G300 Steelseries Experience I-2 Klipsch Promedia modified 2.1 setup Yamaha headset 
  hide details  
Reply
post #3 of 16
Thread Starter 
Really? I had the must problems with Logitech, my G9x has a weird left click and my G500 arrived with one mouse feet missing.
Vibrant Curiosity
(15 items)
 
   
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2500K Maximus IV GENE-Z 2x Galaxy 570 SLI Adata 1600 8GB (4x2) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Force GT 120 & Seagate 1TB 7200 Lite-On Blu-ray combo 620 + 2x Akasa Viper Windows 7 HP 64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
U2711 Majestouch Ninja Tenkeyless Brown X-760 Mini P180 
MouseMouse PadAudio
G400 QcK Heavy Westone 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
2.26GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Nvidia GeForce 9400M 2 GB 1067 MHz DDR3 160 GB 5400rpm 
OSMonitor
Mac OSX 10.6 13.3" 1,280 × 800 
  hide details  
Reply
Vibrant Curiosity
(15 items)
 
   
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2500K Maximus IV GENE-Z 2x Galaxy 570 SLI Adata 1600 8GB (4x2) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Force GT 120 & Seagate 1TB 7200 Lite-On Blu-ray combo 620 + 2x Akasa Viper Windows 7 HP 64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
U2711 Majestouch Ninja Tenkeyless Brown X-760 Mini P180 
MouseMouse PadAudio
G400 QcK Heavy Westone 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
2.26GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Nvidia GeForce 9400M 2 GB 1067 MHz DDR3 160 GB 5400rpm 
OSMonitor
Mac OSX 10.6 13.3" 1,280 × 800 
  hide details  
Reply
post #4 of 16
Razer Deathadder Black vs Logitech MX518 ?

I'd take the Deathadder over the MX518, if you can afford the extra you'll find it's worth it over time.

Steelseries QcK Heavy vs Puretrak Talent ?

Not a fan of either manufacturer but the QcK is the superior mat here.

Does the Razer Deathadder Black need Hyperglides and is it worth it ?

No mouse needs hyperglides, they're gimmicky and a waste of money.
The Iron Giant
(19 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 950 X58A-UD3R Sapphire Radeon HD5870 Vapor-X Mushkin Silverline 3x4GB 1333MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung F3 Samsung F3 Western Digital Raptor Crucial M4 128GB 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Sony DRU-87S Corsair H70 Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Acer X243HQBD 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Ducky Shine III Seasonic X650 Lian Li Lancool K62 Zowie AM MS 
Mouse PadAudioAudio
Razer Goliathus Edirol MA-7A speakers. Sennheiser HD598 
  hide details  
Reply
The Iron Giant
(19 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 950 X58A-UD3R Sapphire Radeon HD5870 Vapor-X Mushkin Silverline 3x4GB 1333MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung F3 Samsung F3 Western Digital Raptor Crucial M4 128GB 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Sony DRU-87S Corsair H70 Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Acer X243HQBD 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Ducky Shine III Seasonic X650 Lian Li Lancool K62 Zowie AM MS 
Mouse PadAudioAudio
Razer Goliathus Edirol MA-7A speakers. Sennheiser HD598 
  hide details  
Reply
post #5 of 16
The DA could prolly use the extra feet. They have a reputation of dragging. Mine does it as well.
Brain Scorcher
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 930 @ 4 jigga-watts ASUS Rampage II Gigabyte 6970 2gb 3x 2GB Corsair Dominator 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Corsair Nova 32gb Win7 64bit 24 inch Filco Majestouch 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
OwlTech 1000w Coolermaster HAF 932 Intellimouse 1.1a Xtrac Ripper XXL 
  hide details  
Reply
Brain Scorcher
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 930 @ 4 jigga-watts ASUS Rampage II Gigabyte 6970 2gb 3x 2GB Corsair Dominator 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Corsair Nova 32gb Win7 64bit 24 inch Filco Majestouch 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
OwlTech 1000w Coolermaster HAF 932 Intellimouse 1.1a Xtrac Ripper XXL 
  hide details  
Reply
post #6 of 16
Thread Starter 
UDPATE: Removed MX518 from options.

EDIT: guys I really need input on QcK Heavy vs Talent.

EDIT 2: removed QcK Heavy, going with the Talent.
Edited by somebodysb2 - 4/4/11 at 10:28am
Vibrant Curiosity
(15 items)
 
   
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2500K Maximus IV GENE-Z 2x Galaxy 570 SLI Adata 1600 8GB (4x2) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Force GT 120 & Seagate 1TB 7200 Lite-On Blu-ray combo 620 + 2x Akasa Viper Windows 7 HP 64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
U2711 Majestouch Ninja Tenkeyless Brown X-760 Mini P180 
MouseMouse PadAudio
G400 QcK Heavy Westone 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
2.26GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Nvidia GeForce 9400M 2 GB 1067 MHz DDR3 160 GB 5400rpm 
OSMonitor
Mac OSX 10.6 13.3" 1,280 × 800 
  hide details  
Reply
Vibrant Curiosity
(15 items)
 
   
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2500K Maximus IV GENE-Z 2x Galaxy 570 SLI Adata 1600 8GB (4x2) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Force GT 120 & Seagate 1TB 7200 Lite-On Blu-ray combo 620 + 2x Akasa Viper Windows 7 HP 64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
U2711 Majestouch Ninja Tenkeyless Brown X-760 Mini P180 
MouseMouse PadAudio
G400 QcK Heavy Westone 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
2.26GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Nvidia GeForce 9400M 2 GB 1067 MHz DDR3 160 GB 5400rpm 
OSMonitor
Mac OSX 10.6 13.3" 1,280 × 800 
  hide details  
Reply
post #7 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by somebodysb2 View Post
UDPATE: Removed MX518 from options.

EDIT: guys I really need input on QcK Heavy vs Talent.
They are remarkably similar pads. The only thing I can say is that the Talent has a much finer weave than the QcK. The Talent's surface feels like silk cloth while the QcK has a little bit of texture to it. I personally prefer the Talent, it just feels smoother and slightly faster than the QcK, but really, you can't go wrong with either one.
System 1
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 930 4.0GHz 1.25V EVGA x58 SLI LE EVGA GTX 560 Ti (950/1125) 6GB GSkill Ripjaws 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
1TB Spinpoint F3 + 128GB Crucial C300 Windows 7 Pro x64 Viewsonic VX2265wm 22" 120Hz ABS M1 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
XFX Black 850W Antec 1200 Steelseries Xai Steelseries 4HD 
  hide details  
Reply
System 1
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 930 4.0GHz 1.25V EVGA x58 SLI LE EVGA GTX 560 Ti (950/1125) 6GB GSkill Ripjaws 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
1TB Spinpoint F3 + 128GB Crucial C300 Windows 7 Pro x64 Viewsonic VX2265wm 22" 120Hz ABS M1 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
XFX Black 850W Antec 1200 Steelseries Xai Steelseries 4HD 
  hide details  
Reply
post #8 of 16
Thread Starter 
ok, thanks. talent it is! but I'm still contemplating Deathadder Black with Hyperglides......
Vibrant Curiosity
(15 items)
 
   
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2500K Maximus IV GENE-Z 2x Galaxy 570 SLI Adata 1600 8GB (4x2) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Force GT 120 & Seagate 1TB 7200 Lite-On Blu-ray combo 620 + 2x Akasa Viper Windows 7 HP 64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
U2711 Majestouch Ninja Tenkeyless Brown X-760 Mini P180 
MouseMouse PadAudio
G400 QcK Heavy Westone 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
2.26GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Nvidia GeForce 9400M 2 GB 1067 MHz DDR3 160 GB 5400rpm 
OSMonitor
Mac OSX 10.6 13.3" 1,280 × 800 
  hide details  
Reply
Vibrant Curiosity
(15 items)
 
   
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2500K Maximus IV GENE-Z 2x Galaxy 570 SLI Adata 1600 8GB (4x2) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Force GT 120 & Seagate 1TB 7200 Lite-On Blu-ray combo 620 + 2x Akasa Viper Windows 7 HP 64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
U2711 Majestouch Ninja Tenkeyless Brown X-760 Mini P180 
MouseMouse PadAudio
G400 QcK Heavy Westone 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
2.26GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Nvidia GeForce 9400M 2 GB 1067 MHz DDR3 160 GB 5400rpm 
OSMonitor
Mac OSX 10.6 13.3" 1,280 × 800 
  hide details  
Reply
post #9 of 16
Hyperglides are much smoother than the stock feet.

If you want it to feel more "slippy" or quicker, then Hyperglides were created for that. Otherwise stock feet should be fine.

I personally feel its worth the money.

And +1 for the Talent. A very nice quality pad.
post #10 of 16
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Warfield View Post
Hyperglides are much smoother than the stock feet.

If you want it to feel more "slippy" or quicker, then Hyperglides were created for that. Otherwise stock feet should be fine.

I personally feel its worth the money.

And +1 for the Talent. A very nice quality pad.
I'm just gonna wear out the stock feet and then use the Hyperglides. How many sets should I buy?
Vibrant Curiosity
(15 items)
 
   
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2500K Maximus IV GENE-Z 2x Galaxy 570 SLI Adata 1600 8GB (4x2) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Force GT 120 & Seagate 1TB 7200 Lite-On Blu-ray combo 620 + 2x Akasa Viper Windows 7 HP 64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
U2711 Majestouch Ninja Tenkeyless Brown X-760 Mini P180 
MouseMouse PadAudio
G400 QcK Heavy Westone 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
2.26GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Nvidia GeForce 9400M 2 GB 1067 MHz DDR3 160 GB 5400rpm 
OSMonitor
Mac OSX 10.6 13.3" 1,280 × 800 
  hide details  
Reply
Vibrant Curiosity
(15 items)
 
   
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2500K Maximus IV GENE-Z 2x Galaxy 570 SLI Adata 1600 8GB (4x2) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Force GT 120 & Seagate 1TB 7200 Lite-On Blu-ray combo 620 + 2x Akasa Viper Windows 7 HP 64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
U2711 Majestouch Ninja Tenkeyless Brown X-760 Mini P180 
MouseMouse PadAudio
G400 QcK Heavy Westone 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
2.26GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Nvidia GeForce 9400M 2 GB 1067 MHz DDR3 160 GB 5400rpm 
OSMonitor
Mac OSX 10.6 13.3" 1,280 × 800 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Mice
Overclock.net › Forums › Components › Mice › is the stuff I'm getting good?