DPI?? Dots per inch.
Originally Posted by xdanisx
I've already read this post. All they talk about is dpi (whatever that is). What I'm asking is: Is there really a need for increased response time, comfortablility, and dpi? My mouse responds alright already (wireless dell mouse), it is pretty comfortable, and have no idea what dpi is.
If you play FPS(First Person Shooter) games, and you have to set the sensitivity really low for accurate aiming, then more DPI helps. A higher DPI lets you move your hand less, and have the same exact cursor movement. A higher DPI makes aiming less "blocky", and more smooth.
If you were to drag your hand 1 inch up with a 500dpi mouse, the cursor would move 500 pixels up at a 1:1 sensitivity. Switch that mouse with a 3200dpi mouse, and the cursor will move up 3200 pixels when you drag your hand up(1:1 sensitivity ratio).
I don't see why response time would matter, as long as it is less than 5ms. Most monitors have >2ms response times, but the sound coming from your computer has much less than 1ms. Yet, when you watch a movie or play games, you cannot tell that you are hearing the sound just before the video is displayed. So I don't think that the response time is a big deal.