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  1. cookiemonster

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    Hi up till now I have just used cheap mouse mats but I have noticed some nice ones for sale any ideas or preferences, is there any difference other than looks.
     
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    RCoon Gaming Moderator Staff Member

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    The surface makes a difference. I have an aluminium mat, which has a speed(smooth) and control(rough) side, the aim being one side for RTS, one side for FPS. I recommend a glass mouse mat, I've used one of those from steelseries and they are GLORIOUS!
     
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    yeah they are different but not much
    i have ozone mouse pad and its nice too.
     
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    Hi it's a Logitech MX518 mouse I have will that work okay with these surfaces.
     
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    RCoon Gaming Moderator Staff Member

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    Any mouse should work on any mousemat. Most mats are good, surface type is personal choice.
     
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    yep, fabric is close each other so if you wanna buy you dont need to buy the most expensive one.
    nice mouse pad is solid and sleek
     
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    I just bought a dirt cheap A4tech x7-200MP and it's nice. It's a small mat by gaming standards, textile on one side, rubber for grip on the table the other side.
    The larger model goes by the name 300MP. If you can find one you can't go wrong for an entry level cheap mat.
     
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    i have a massive one, speed surface and it fills my desk.

    only difference i have noticed in the pqast from speed ones to control ones is the control ones wear the feet of the mice down quicker tbh.
     
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    I just bought a Corsair mat at Best Buy for $15. Cloth, thin, big 14" x 12"

    [​IMG]
     
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    i have generic mouse pad just $4
    and its nice, he he he..
    dont stuck with brand except they offer something that really important
     
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    I wouldn't normally drop that kind of money on a pad. I just had $14 burning a hole in my pocket. really I'm happy with a cutting board
     
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    I found I prefer the hard mouse pads, and the plastic ones seem easier on the feet than the metal ones. I use the "SteelSeries 4HD Gaming Pad"
     
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    yeah, if we get what we paid is good.
     
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    I have tried a few mousemat, but so far I still think my cheap ass hard plastic no name one is the best.
     
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    I have had a Razer golliathus/some steelseries and multiple cheap, generic mouse mats and can say that in terms of experience, they don't really differ. I think it's most personal opinion and If I where you, I would buy one that suits the aesthetics of your pc/setup.
     
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    >Split $14 into 1 dollar bills
    >tape together into square
    >made mouse mat for $14
     
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    Func Surface 1030 is my favorite by a mile; low profile, dual sided for preference of tracking feel, cord clip, easy to clean, never feels cold like metal or glass mats, and durable (I have had my 1030 original for over ten years of hard gaming)
     
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    To pay $400 for a mouse mat?!

    Seriously, you people are crazy!
     
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    Still rocking a razer destrutor mouse mat. I did buy a mionix aluminium mouse mat a while ago but it scratched too easily and the surface was too smooth and i wasnt getting the tracking i needed with it
     
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    I'm using Razer Goliathus for over 4 years, coincidentally it got some well deserved cleaning today and now everybody's talking about mouse pads :laugh:
     
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    usually mouse pad last long, except paper mouse pad
    i have 3 mouse pad, standard one, medium from ozone and xl from generic brand and ozone and the xl just used twice before they back to its box
    i prefer sleek surface, its more comfortable for me. rubber base is ok especially when you gaming so your pad wont go anywhere how fast you move the mouse
     
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    If not forever. Mine is 4 years old, "gift" from a friend!

    Happy New Year!
     
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    I prefer fabric so I will look for that.
     
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    I have a Razer Goliathus and my Mamba stopped working on it lol. I have a custom made "Jaws" pad from like eBay and it works well enough. I had a cheap "Discover" credit card pad from my friend's bank and I hated it.

    But all in all, my mouse pad is my IKEA table, wherever I want to go with it :D
     
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