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    I need a new mouse, and mousepad, can anyone suggest anything

    right now I have a http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...4195&Tpk=Logitech+(931451)+LX5+Cordless+Mouse

    and a mousepad with a gel pad on it.

    my problem is that when I play FPS games, this mouse sucks for grip, and it doesn't have a natural grip position on it (just look at it you'll knwo what I mean). The gel pad just messes up my aim

    this is what I would like to get, but the price tag of $110 for both is a bit much

    http://roccat.net/index.php?ROCCAT=Products
    http://roccat.net/index.php?ROCCAT=Products&modul=9|ROCCAT Sense

    maybe the G7?
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  2. TechnicalFreak Guest

    Get a Razer mouse and a fUnc sUrface.I have a Diamondback, before it I had the BoomSlang (ball mouse). Would never even trade my mouse against another...
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    should I get a wired mouse, does having a wired mouse make that much of a difference?
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    I prefer wired. I used my friends G7 and although its amazing, it cut out once in about a 5 hour span... that one time was enough for me to go with wired. I just prefer a solid connection without any chance of interference.

    I have a G5 as mentioned and So far I havent had any complaints, and my CSS KPD(kill per death) ration has gone up 2 :D
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    Its personal preference. There is no difference with the mouse itself.
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    Ive never liked wireless anything.. too much fiddling with batteries and crap
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    I would go wired but mainly because i have a mate who has a wireless and occasionally it cuts out wich is bad when your gaming. I have a g5 mouse wich is brilliant as for mousepad i got a really cheap one wich is just fine.
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    its between these now


    - Logitech MX Revolution
    - Logitech VX Revolution
    - Logitech G5
    - Logitech G7
    - Logitech MX518
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    I have to agree with the rest here, G5. The best mouse ever made by Logitech.

    As for the mousepad, I just use a Corepad Eyepad XXL. But I guess it's your preference as to what you're looking for in a mouse pad.
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    Forget the revo's, there ok...but not great.

    The g7 is a wireless version of the g5. So if you want wireless, go g7. The mx518 is optical, while the g5 is laser. Personally, i cannot tell the difference. Only big thing i hear about there difference is that optical doesn't work on all surfaces, but this is pointless because you have a mouse pad. The mx518 has two buttons near your thumb, which is better than the g5 having one on each side.
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    ive searched around for 2 hours now, and its come down to either the G5 or the G7, probably the G7 just cause I like watching movies lying down, and im too lazy to get up :p
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    Almost anything from Razer will do you good
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    this really helps me out thanks

    lol piggy, for some reason when I saw OEM I laughed
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    glad i could help, i may just order that piggy for myself
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    I hate to double post but look at some of the reviews for this

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16826998009


    Pros: its freaking huge, i have my mouse, keyboard, and monitor (LCD) sitting on it, with tons of room to spare. work every penny!
    Cons: maby a little bigger, so i could fit my USB can cooler on it also.
    Other Thoughts: got it for christmas, works like a charm, as it should. super soft!


    Pros: Huge - cheap - soft & smooth surface - works perfectly with my Razer Copperhead or G5 mice - enough room for my G15 to sit on this pad with tons of mousing space to spare
    Cons: only one corner is round, which isn't really bad, but weird if that kind of thing bothers you
    Other Thoughts: If you sit at your desk for 12+ hrs a day like I do (between work and personal use) then this is a must have! Your entire forearms can rest on this pad, keeping your skin from sticking to the table and allowing your arms to move freely as you "explore the space" of this gigantic pad


    Pros: So dang huge it was actually bigger than my desk...so I got a new desk too :) It's super smooth and doesn't seems like it'll ever wear out.
    Cons: Might be too big for your desk.
    Other Thoughts: You could use it for a floor mat in your car.



    btw which kind of mouse pad is better, cloth or plastic, from your experiences?
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    i personally like plastic, i'm just kinda used to them, my friend swears by cloth, plastic for me last longer, where as the cloth like to peel off at the corners alot
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    is there an certain amount that you want to spend on a mouse pad? also do you prefer cloth or plastic or doesnt mater
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    ahh stupid, I was waiting for a reply, and I thought editing my post would make it refresh,

    I took out all of the 17" mouepads cause that is just way too big, its huge

    I like something in the middle of cloth, and plastic. not too glidey like plastic, and less friction than cloth
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    http://www.ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=27663&vpn=53010&manufacture=Steelseries

    http://www.ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=22344&vpn=RZ02-030101-R2M1&manufacture=Razer

    those are my top two of the ones you have, they are both solid products and each company has an excellent reputation for quality the steel series is a bit more clothy but has a nice plastic coating, ive never used the razer's pad but this guy at the last lan i went to had one and he absolutly loved it either way you cant go wrong
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    its ultimately down to these four for me

    http://www.ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=16553&vpn=SU-AR-BK&manufacture=Func Industries
    http://www.ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=17160&vpn=SU-ARMBA-OS&manufacture=Func Industries
    http://www.ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=22344&vpn=RZ02-030101-R2M1&manufacture=Razer
    http://www.ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=27663&vpn=53010&manufacture=Steelseries

    they all have good reviews, so ill just buy the one that feels nicest at the store, or whichever one is in stock, unless someone knows that one of these is bad

    im going to go search for some reviews because its just too hard to decide
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    can anybody help me find a mousepad that is optimized for "Avago Technologies LaserStream Technology"

    HADES gp1 is one mousepad that has it

    can anybody help me out

    many many thanks if you could

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