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New Mouse

Discussion in 'Hardware, Software & Troubleshooting' started by Vaskadar, May 26, 2011.

  1. Vaskadar

    Vaskadar It's time I look back from outer space

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    I plan on purchasing a new wired gaming mouse, either Logitech or Razer. The contact plates on the current one I have are old (it doesn't charge easily), and I was foolish enough to have gone wireless in the first place (I suppose yeah...), and the mouse itself is wearing out.

    The current mouse I have is a Logitech MX Revolution Wireless Mouse with programmable buttons. The current one I'm looking at is the Razer Imperator. Also, since I have a treated wooden desk surface, I'm thinking I should go and get a mousepad while I'm at it.

    Any recommendations?
     
  2. NRG

    NRG Master Console Hater

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    Pick one of these based on your budget and how you cradle your mouse with your hand.

    Intellimouse
    MX518
    Deathadder
    Abyssus

    Everything else has **** for sensors. I'm not kidding.
     
  3. Sir_Brizz

    Sir_Brizz Administrator Staff Member

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    I'm using Logitech G9 and it has worked great for me.
     
  4. Vaskadar

    Vaskadar It's time I look back from outer space

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    It's sorta between the DeathAdder and the Imperator for me. I don't do 3-button mice.
     
  5. Raynor.Z

    Raynor.Z Ad Nocendum Potentes Sumus

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    If you're looking for good wired laser, then get second gen G5 or G500. They're both excellent and adjustable weight is really neat additional bonus.
     
  6. -Jes-

    -Jes- Tastefully Barking

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  7. Al

    Al Reaper

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    My G9 gave out on me. It started randomly double clicking by itself. I reverted back the the MX518. It was a good choice.
     
  8. Kyllian

    Kyllian if (Driver == Bot.Pawn); bGTFO=True;

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    Heh, I had a G5, that broke, got a G500 for free and the leftclick started doing the same. Logitech still replaced the replacement
     
  9. Bi()ha2arD

    Bi()ha2arD Toxic!

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  10. SkaarjMaster

    SkaarjMaster enemy of time

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    MX518 fan myself.
     
  11. FlashIV

    FlashIV King of the Impossible

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    My 518 started flaking out after about a year. Turned out that it was the wire right at the spot where it comes out of the casing. I replaced it with the G500 and have been fully satisfied with it's performance.

    I had an MX500 back when, so I've grown accustomed to the shape and feel of this particular line of mice. I don't see myself switching to Razer's offerings any time soon.
     
  12. Vaskadar

    Vaskadar It's time I look back from outer space

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    This one seems the most appealing to me. I like not having to drag around a wire, but I still want to be able to use it wired when I need to charge, etc. The shape is also very similar to my current mouse, and that's quite comfortable. I can also use this with my laptop when I decide to travel and do work.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16826104321

    The free-scrolling I have is pretty lulzy. It could auto-switch modes depending on how fast I spun the wheel. OR... I could get another MX Revolution. OR... I could go with something else entirely. Still thinking on the mice... That R.A.T. 7 is scary looking.
     
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  13. Firefly

    Firefly United Kingdom is not a country.

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  14. -Jes-

    -Jes- Tastefully Barking

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    This happened to me too. Of course, my solution was to simply cut off a couple inches of wire. Did the trick.
    It also allowed me to pull 5 years of dust out of the wheel.
     
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  15. Vaskadar

    Vaskadar It's time I look back from outer space

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    Gonna pick up a death adder along with a razer onza soon.

    I've got a theme going :p
    Black and blue.
     
  16. JohnDoe641

    JohnDoe641 Killer Fools Pro Staff Member

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    I use a Deathadder, the original 1800 DPI version and I've read some things about the sensor in the current Deathadder which quite a few people have said that they prefer the old optical sensor vs the DA v2 laser.

    Then again, the mouse doesn't make a person aim better, it just assists them in making better shots. Regardless of what sensor yours has, you'll love the DA, it's the best mouse I've ever used for anything computer related.
     
  17. toniglandyl

    toniglandyl internal data fragmentation : 62203480%

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    I used both today and I can clearly say that Imperator > deathadder.
    IMHO of course :tinfoil:
     
  18. Vaskadar

    Vaskadar It's time I look back from outer space

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    Damnit Toni, you're making this difficult!

    Which one is more comfortable?
     
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  19. toniglandyl

    toniglandyl internal data fragmentation : 62203480%

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    I prefer the imperator cause it feels lighter and the death adder has this "hump" which I don't find that compfortable.
    that's my comfort reasons. :p
     
  20. Bi()ha2arD

    Bi()ha2arD Toxic!

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    Depends entirely on your hand shape/size. Go to a shop and try them out. Most of them at least have a package that lets you hold the mouse through the plastic.
     

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