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Originally Posted by cuad;13246575 
Lol, the G500 is a downgrade from the MX518. Fact. Worse sensor, worse weight, probably worse lift off distance, worse sensor position and worse price.

This is an opinion, not fact....sorry to say.

I use the G500 as a gaming mouse, love the snot out of it. Pending on the game, or what im doing, I use both the claw and palm movment. I also find myself swtiching DPI setting ALOT in a single online match of BBC2, pending on what gun im using, and how I'm using it. I have more button profiles than I can realy keep track of and love the software, easy as can be to use/set up. I fell inlove with the Free Spining wheel button too:)

All of this and I love the way the G500 fits my hand, i can run and gun at 5kDPI, or sniping at just under 1k:D witch I use claw and palm to do, and the buttons are in the right place for my fingers to press easy, I dont have to streach out or reach for them:) my fote is g500:P
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My friend has G500 seems little heavy but beside that its pretty good mouse,I've been using mx518 for very long it's feels very light compare to G500 but I might get g500 if only my mx518 stop working .
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G500. Do you really have to ask?
 
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post #24 of 28
It's a good opinion.
Edited by cuad - 4/24/11 at 2:14am
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post #25 of 28
they are both good but as a g500 user i would like a mouse that didnt suffer negative acceleration.

When i swipe left or right in a straight line the courso moves up a bit, without me actually moving the mouse up or down. sucks for fps because u want line up head or body shots you cant because the crosshair overshoots the head .
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post #26 of 28
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This is an opinion, not fact....sorry to say.

I use the G500 as a gaming mouse, love the snot out of it. Pending on the game, or what im doing, I use both the claw and palm movment. I also find myself swtiching DPI setting ALOT in a single online match of BBC2, pending on what gun im using, and how I'm using it. I have more button profiles than I can realy keep track of and love the software, easy as can be to use/set up. I fell inlove with the Free Spining wheel button too

All of this and I love the way the G500 fits my hand, i can run and gun at 5kDPI, or sniping at just under 1k witch I use claw and palm to do, and the buttons are in the right place for my fingers to press easy, I dont have to streach out or reach for them my fote is g500
It is true that the G500's sensor is worse than the MX518s if you accept that acceleration is less desirable than correction.

It is true that the G500's weight is worse if you accept that mice with high masses are less desirable than mice with low masses.

It is true that the G500's lift off distance is worse if you accept that mice with high lift off distances are worse than mice with lower lift off distances.

If anyone has reasons why we shouldn't accept any of those, please share them.
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post #27 of 28
So you already bought a G500?

Personally I like the MX518 more ( except the +/- dpi, it's a PITA ), I gave my G500 to my cousin.

"cheap plasticky feel and horrible buttons"

The mouse you just bought is made out of plastic..

The only thing is it's thicker and heavier ( from experience ) so it "feels nice" I suppose.
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post #28 of 28
mice choices are up to the user.

let him decide. if he doesnt have a problem then why exchange it.
    
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