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Gaming Mice

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  1. El Presidente

    El Presidente Beware The Milky Pirate! Moderator

    Any recommendations?

    I'm currently using the Logitech G9, but I've had it about 6 years and it's basically falling to pieces.

    I'd like something that is quite hefty in the hand and has a bit of weight to it. I'm not overly fussed about whether its wired or not. I'd like it to be programmable, but that's not a major factor and I'm looking to spend circa

  2. NYCHitman1

    NYCHitman1 Gun for Hire Developer

    Razer Orochi or Deathadder.

    I guess it will depend on your preference, but here's a link.

    Link: Razer
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  3. TurtleRunner

    TurtleRunner Well-Known Member

    Currently using the Razor Deathadder and I love it.
    Before that i was using a Logitech MX 510 for over 7 years.
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  4. mikedt

    mikedt 你好 Guide

    I use a... "Forest firedrake Game mouse", "Gmaes Way Fully Controlled By You". "Made in China". Can play Solitaire and Minesweeper really well.


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  5. El Presidente

    El Presidente Beware The Milky Pirate! Moderator

    I'm definitely leaning towards a razor of some sort. I asked the same question on FB and most of the suggestions are Razor
  6. NYCHitman1

    NYCHitman1 Gun for Hire Developer

    You could always go with Logitech too. They make a great product, but I will agree that Razor seems to be the favorite among gaming keyboard/mice.
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  7. DraastiK

    DraastiK Member

    i currently have the Razer Abyssus. Amazing for the price I paid. It's not a 293490234 button mouse. you can switch the DPI on the bottom of the mouse and has two frequency settings, even though it's wired.
  8. NYCHitman1

    NYCHitman1 Gun for Hire Developer

    If I didn't require a wireless setup, I would definitely have wired. I feel that they are more responsive, and less prone to any typing/mouse errors. However, I've always used Logitech products with no major issues.
  9. DraastiK

    DraastiK Member

    I have to agree with Hitman, if you don't need wireless, try to avoid it. I had a wireless mouse and keyboard for a long time. After I switched to wired, I should have made the switch earlier.
  10. El Presidente

    El Presidente Beware The Milky Pirate! Moderator

  11. Digital Controller

    Digital Controller The Real Bass Creator Guide

    I have the Deathadder and it is pretty good. I know with Razer you just need to be careful because sometimes you will get a product that will last years, and sometimes you will get one that lasts days, so don't be too upset if you need to replace it :(
  12. Mehta23

    Mehta23 Well-Known Member

    Logitech G500 at £35-40
  13. Italo

    Italo Well-Known Member

    I'm currently using a G9 as well (wish I had the G9x). How does the Razor compare?
  14. El Presidente

    El Presidente Beware The Milky Pirate! Moderator

    I ended up asking Santa for it, so I've only just started messing about. It seems pretty nice so far. The G9 is a bit weightier which I think I prefer, but the Imperator is a better fit and comfier. It took as while to download, but aside from issues with the razer download/support site, the Razer software seems a little easier to configure too.

    I'm just about to fire in to Crysis, see how it performs. Overall though, I'm impressed. :)
  15. EVGA_RobB

    EVGA_RobB Active Member

    Nice, I love Razer products. I am still using a Copperhead from 5 or 6 years ago! I also use a Razer Black Widow Ultimate for my keyboard. I couldn't live without it now, it's fantastic. I can't comment on any of the current mice, but I will be getting a Taipan soon.
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  16. runekey

    runekey Active Member

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  17. Mehta23

    Mehta23 Well-Known Member

    G400 is better than the 500?
  18. Slug

    Slug Check six! Moderator

    Perhaps for you, but personally I prefer the Imperator over the Deathadder as it feels more comfortable in my hand. I've no experience with Zowie products, but I hate the Logitech's shape and found it a pain (literally!) to use.

    On paper, perhaps. In use.... only you can decide that. :)
  19. Mehta23

    Mehta23 Well-Known Member

    How on paper? 400 is £26.500 is £40
  20. Gintama

    Gintama Active Member

    good to see Chinese here
  21. Mehta23

    Mehta23 Well-Known Member

  22. Italo

    Italo Well-Known Member

    I didn't even know Cooler Master made a mouse. IMO 2000dpi is really low for a gaming mouse if you're actually going to be doing any gaming with it. The G500 is going for $50 on newegg right now. I've seen it as cheap as $40.
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  23. Mehta23

    Mehta23 Well-Known Member

    Yeah, it looks now ill have to buy the Logitech or a Razer one. Thanks for the help!
  24. Mehta23

    Mehta23 Well-Known Member

    Anything else on the G400 vs G500 debate?
  25. nicow

    nicow New Member

    I currently use G500 and I'm thinking about buying new gaming mouse. I am thinking to buy Thermaltake Level 10 because it adapts well to any gamer. What are the major characteristics that affect the quality of a gaming mouse? I found on the Best Gaming Mouse that the most important characteristics are comfort, buttons and DPI. What do you think about it?

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