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Mouse pad recommendation, <$30

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I have a Logitech M500 (I prefer it to the G500 actually), and it's a nice mouse. I used it briefly with a Rocketfish hard gaming mouse pad (apparently a rebrand of some more well-known brand) and found it helped a lot, vs. my current cloth pad.


So I want to know if anyone has some $30 recommendations for a decent mouse pad that will work well with my M500. I understand hard mouse pads generally perform better, but I find soft more comfortable. Recommend either/both, I'll decide on that later.
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post #3 of 20
Just give me the 30 bucks and I will send you a 10x10in square of old tire rubber to use?
post #4 of 20
I have been using an ocz for about a year now and I love it

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...-028-_-Product

looks like it's not being sold at newegg any more.
post #5 of 20
I'm not sure about a specific one, but if you can find the hard plastic surface pads for that price, i would nab one. I have a razer destructor mat, and my mouse glides really nicely on it. Just make sure to keep the surface clean of all residues that might interfere with the traction.......bread crumbs are death if you have a hard surface mousepad.
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post #6 of 20
Steelpad QcK, it's only 10 euro/dollar.
It's HUGE, and I put it in the washing machine once a while
You really don't need anything more expensive.
I've had lots of pads like Icemat and hard plastic steelpads, but the QcK is the best.
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post #8 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by krameriffic View Post
Thats the same as a Steelpad QcK but 2.5 times as expensive :/
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Thats the same as a Steelpad QcK but 2.5 times as expensive :/
I have both a Talent and a QcK sitting here and I assure you they are not the same. And a QcK+ is more comparable because they are roughly the same size, and the QcK+ runs $15-20.
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Frozencpu has the Ratpadz GS for 9.99 when you order any other item, I love it.
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