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Originally Posted by Mit Namso;13055675 
Both those look useless and over priced, I want more than 2 buttons



Already ruled out, costs to much in canada



I don't like the design of it, and cost to much up here anyway



The iCan one is similar in button design to the G500, for now thats the best choice until next week, and if it breaks down in a month, at least it only cost $18

But the other good thing is I'm going to get a logitech dual anolog rumble USB controller and some blank DVDs from CC, and they ship overnight for $7, and now gotten my LCD, MB, and 6950 from there


Useless and overpriced? Just because they look basic doesn't mean they're useless.

If you're looking for a cheap mouse, the WMO, IMO1.1, IME3.0 and MX518 are more than acceptable choices. If you're looking for at least two side buttons go with the IME or MX518. You're not going to find a "cheaper" mouse that performs better than any of those listed above.

Also, 1600 DPI isn't anywhere near "low DPI"... In fact, it's relatively high and unless you're using an incredibly high resolution like 2560x1650, DPI shouldn't be a primary concern when purchasing a mouse.

Edit: I take back what I said, the Salmosa seems reasonably priced and from my understanding it performs pretty well (not 100% sure, but from my understanding it uses the same sensor as the 3G DeathAdder?).
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If you're looking for a cheap mouse, the WMO, IMO1.1, IME3.0 and MX518 are more than acceptable choices. If you're looking for at least two side buttons go with the IME or MX518. You're not going to find a "cheaper" mouse that performs better than any of those listed above.
I dunno about the IME 3.0. Its only advantage is that it has side buttons on one side, but those buttons are completely useless because they're so poorly designed/implemented. Plus, it's heavier than the IMO and WMO.

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Edit: I take back what I said, the Salmosa seems reasonably priced and from my understanding it performs pretty well (not 100% sure, but from my understanding it uses the same sensor as the 3G DeathAdder?).
I'm too lazy to check but I think that's the Abyssus, which is lighter than the WMO, and has had the jitter fixed in the new releases, but no side buttons. I wonder if that mouse can replace the WMO. EDIT: nope, Abyssus has crazy LOD.
Edited by cuad - 4/8/11 at 10:12pm
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the $18 one I'm considering is quite possibly a total piece of junk, I can't find any reviews or anything yet on the company iCan, I guess its some small Canadian company that deals mainly just with canadacomputers so far.

Now brands don't always mean anything, or being a start up company....


Worst case scenario, if I can't find a suitable 1 for under 30, I just get some basic 2 button, but with 1600dpi



My mouse completely cut out in a game just now, I got it restarted by unplug/plug-in

I doubt it will last til my next paycheck
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What's so important about 1600 DPI?
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I have the Logitech mx518 too and I'm very happy. Though my needs from a mouse aren't extremely demanding.
It has high accuracy and DPI, big comfortable feel, and not so many buttons that you couldn't imagine to know what to do with them.
Even if you're not gaming, this is a nice mouse to have in my opinion.
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post #16 of 25
You should definitely go for the MX518. Some people seem to be picky about the mouse's quality, and it's not quite that comfortable for me, but it's still a solid mouse.

If you could go for a small mouse, then you might also want to look at Coolermaster's Spawn, which has DPI buttons. I have no idea if its build quality is good, but people buy Razers and Steelseries Xais, which have their own issues, and yet still love the mice. I'm also not sure how much it costs in Canada (if you can even find the thing), but I'd go for either the MX518 or the Spawn, depending on your hand size and grip type.
    
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what about this one for $24, I didn't realize it has 5 buttons before

Microsoft (UUC-00002) Sidewinder X3 2000dpi Laser Gaming Mouse w/5 Programmable Main Buttons (Retail Box)

http://www.canadacomputers.com/produ...item_id=026261

Not as nice as the G500 or MX518, but they are a bit more than I want to spend now
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What's so important about 1600 DPI?
my current $9 logitech has worked great, but its only 800dpi, so most jump to 1600dpi next

I know it would help in some games to have twice the sensitivity


Newegg has a nice looking one for $17 with mostly good reviews

GIGABYTE GM-M6800 Noble Black 5+1 Buttons 1 x Wheel USB Wired Optical 1600 dpi Dual Lens Gaming Mouse

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16826146009

but for the price of that and 100 verbatim DVDs I need + shipping

for slightly more I could get
100 sony DVDs
the $24 sidewinder x3
and a cheap logitech dual analog rumble controller

from CC
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post #19 of 25
DPI is one of the last things you should be looking at when buying a new mouse.
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I would get a G7. Wired gaming mouse = Fail.
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