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post #21 of 33
i prefer the g500 since it's bigger.
post #22 of 33
I use it on my G500.
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post #23 of 33
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hmm, it seems the G5 is much more popular than the G9.
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post #24 of 33
i really think g9x is THE BEST claw grip mouse on the market right now
I'm currently using it and I've been through tons of mice in the past
Abyssus, Deathadder, xai, kinzu, intellimouse, side winder ... but seriously..
nothing beats g9x.. it's just perfect
post #25 of 33
It's a very solid mouse, but I can see why it's not for everybody. Both grips on mine rattle, so I have Blu-Tack affixed to both of them. This eliminates any play, thus making the mouse feel perfect. I happen to love to use both grips, depending on how I feel like playing or how smooth my hands are at the time.

Everything but mouse3 feels well crafted and well placed, but even the wheel click is nice as I get used to it. The DPI buttons are fairly well placed, but if they were raised a little bit, then I'd be able to activate them by simply sliding my index finger over them (they're too flush to be pressed by the middle of my finger). Still, I like them. I switch profiles pretty often, because I've devised some very specific settings for them. The lift off distance is more than I'd expected, but it's still good. Tracking is as good as I can notice, and the mouse feels great on this Steelseries QcK mini.

I was pretty surprised that both of my parents like the mouse, thus proving its worth as an all-rounder. My mother in particular likes the frictionless scrolling (as do I), and both of them find it to be very comfortable. She and I have small hands and he has large hands, and we all grip it differently. Overall, the mouse feels excellent with the stock grips, and if you find the mouse to be uncomfortable with a palm grip, then you can buy a blank ID grip from Logitech's parts store. This would effectively turn the mouse into a more feature-rich G500, with the ability to turn it back into a claw-friendly mouse.

In my opinion, this mouse has it all. I have no idea why it would have trouble tracking on a Razer mat.
    
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post #26 of 33
Just an opinion and some observations.

None of the grips on my old g9 or newer g9x ever rattled. I loved the textured grip. With just the few other mice I've used, my hand's always gotten sweaty during the first few days of using the mouse. Then after a few days or a week I'd be comfortable with the grip and stop sweating. I never experienced this adjustment period with the g9s textured grip. hooray.
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post #27 of 33
well i am a hybrid i move mouse with palm+fingers
figners for extra accuracy

and my palm of my hand is resting on the wristrest and so on means that my hand has a slight angle of the mouse and my hand
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post #28 of 33
I use and enjoy the G9X.

I also use a G500 at work. One of the things that I dislike about my G9x, is the placement of the hyperscroll toggle switch (on the bottom of the mouse). I suppose they really wanted to gear it towards gamers, and eliminate any accidental toggle, because after-all, who would use the hyperscrolling mode in a game? However, I really enjoy the hyperscrolling for web browsing, and constantly swap between it with my G500.

The software for the G9x is phenomenal. The DPI switching is great. The grips can get a tad loose, but it has never bothered me.

I actually use the Razer Destructor mousepad as well, and have no problems with it. I use hyperglide mouse skates though, and have since day 1. Maybe you should check those out. Don't forget to remove the feet that came on your current mouse, because if you raise the resting height, you will have some strange tracking issues.
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post #29 of 33
I attempted to use the hyper scroll to turn singleshot weapons into essentially full auto + no recoil weapons but it didn't work, lol.
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post #30 of 33
The G9x is an excellent mouse once you get used to it. I have a claw grip, and the mouse felt a bit small to me at first even while using the larger grip cover. There are a lot of customizable features on this mouse & software. I'm currently using mine at a high DPI with low mouse sensitivity, all four 4-gram weights, and larger grip. Couldn't be happier with this mouse. Just waiting on my Hyperglides now...
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