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New Logitech G5 Gaming Mouse

Discussion in 'News' started by Bastieeeh, Mar 15, 2007.

  1. Bastieeeh New Member

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    Logitech's popular gaming mouse, the G5, got a facelift and will be available immediately. The weight customizable distribution unit is still the same allowing you to tweak the handling properly. New are the 9! mappable buttons and a more accurate scroll wheel.
    The price will be the same as before (around 75 Euros), so is the laser unit (2000dpi).

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    Source: VoodooExtreme
     
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    lol just buy a razer and call it a day
     
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    Is the G5 a good mouse then (this going out to the people who actually have them) as im after a gaming mouse to replace my crappy MS optical mouse. Cant seem to find a review on our forums, going to search the net. :D
     
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    Follow the link to Voodoo Extreme - it's some sort of a review...
     
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    Figures they put the extra button back on.....I love my G5 its a great mouse, but having used an Intellimouse with side buttons on BOTH sides. It took me some time to get used to the button I had lost. Not too mention I never understood why they took away the 2nd button on the left side that the MX's had. I wouldnt also mind the "upgraded" wheel as I do think it could be stiffer as I do often end up with Side Scroll stuff happening when Im just after middle Clicks

    OH and he reported that this one has a better polling rate, thats not new I have that as well, it was included with the latest Setpoint update.
     
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    ooooOOOoooo...
    Man i want this mouse so bad, even though i have a MX518, this has the weight changing thing. Wow! I would love to have that! Ill prolly look for some cash and get it :D Looks kinda lame tho, i rather have the traditional G5 look, or G7 :D
     
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    damb, now im goign to have to swap my g5 for this 1 :p. only having a back button is realy annoying. so this will be the perfect mouse (imo)
     
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    I hope they do the same thing to the G7. If they do I will have to buy a third.

    Even though I didn't really miss the missing side button, the sideways scrolls more than made up for it.
     
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    Ive used the razer, the g5 and g7 (dont own any of them, but used displayed ones in tech stores) and they all work very well. I like the G5 and Razer the best though..just from feel (asthetics) and control. G7 is nice as well, and barely notice a difference in the 3, IMO
     
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    Man, if I wasn't getting married soon, I'd take my money and get a laser mouse... I'm stuck with my opty right now, though...
     
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    I just wanted add this,...BE SURE TO DO THE FIRMWARE UPDATE:toast:
    It made a world of difference with my G5!!! I mean it was like night and day as far as the control and the surfaces it was able to tack on.
     
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    Just add it to your gift registry!!
     
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    It figures.
    I get 2 G5 mouses and now they add the button back on.

    Oh well I shouldnt complain I love both my G5's.
    And I got them for only $35 a piece :)
     
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    I think the new G5 looks pretty sick, but in a way I want to keep the old "rusty" look of the G5, both look good though...
     
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    looks just like my Mx700 but with cool crazy blue instead of black and silver. and i have an extra button :D

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    I love mine, and using it I have turned two buddies to it.
    Can't even complain about the support, my wire freyed and Logitech replaced the mouse for me ;)

    Hmm... haven't had a problem with mine, I'll have to look into that.

    Cheers to old rusty! LoL
     
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    two thumb buttons at last!
     
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    rofl u got a point there they way better , they come with software and dont need waits, also feels better has better dpi and log is just notmade for gaming!!!
     

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