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  1. de.das.dude

    de.das.dude Pro Indian Modder

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    So my 4 year old awesome Acer mouse passes away yesterday. The rubber on its mouse wheel had already melted and then yesterday the buttons stopped working properly.

    i dont do a lot of FPS gaming, mostly restricted to GTA 4 and COD MW3.

    i am looking for the cheapest and the most durable of the lot. (budget Rs. 1000)
    i have had bad luck with mouses. all the other mouses i bought after the Acer one has passed away.


    refer to http://www.flipkart.com/computers/l...4a7-296b-4c9f-b115-61dcd6eb2530&_pop=brdcrumb

    as thats where i will be buying from.


    im looking at the Logitech M185 blue.

    thanks! :rockout:
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  2. Frick

    Frick Fishfaced Nincompoop

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    I have a Microsoft Intellimouse Explorer and I quite like it. I can't remember how much it was but it wasn't that much.
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    What would you consider cheap? I have a M60 and it's amazing! It's part aluminum, and the parts that are plastic still feel very study. I got mine for $60, and I think sneekypeet is selling on on here for $45, but I'm sure shipping to india would cost a lot.
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    Frick Fishfaced Nincompoop

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    Aye an actual budget (in rs) would be good.
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    de.das.dude Pro Indian Modder

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    upto 1000rs.
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    your going to get a shitty mouse i see. that's about 15euros
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    The Atek is an ancient A4Tech design the same as OCZ used for their Equalizer gaming mice which are by all means straight up horrible. Save up a little longer and get a Logitech G300 I see that is only 1600 RS. And that mouse is only semi-bad. Unfortunately there are not a lot of good gaming mice below €30 (and I have no idea why most of the components are quite cheap).

    Cheers,
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    I got my G500 on a Shell shocker for $34. Amazing mouse 5700DPI
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    +1 for the G500, a G400 is also a nice mouse...

    the G300 has had mixed reviews however, there is some talk about it being smaller then the G400 & G500 so it might not suit your grip.

    Ive been rocking a G500 for 2years or so and apart from an initial squeeking sound when pressing the left mouse button which was fixed by a small blast of chain lubricant and left a few days to completely dry it has been an excellent gaming mouse. However I do prefer my Logitech G7 a little more but Logitech dont make them anymore.
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    The only gaming mice that site has under Rs 1000 are...

    Atek 7 Key
    http://www.flipkart.com/atek-7-key-...Z6M6&ref=d108e957-6d6b-42ad-ac27-8773f116c238

    ...and

    Genius Navigator G500
    http://www.flipkart.com/genius-navi...P9ZP&ref=70036c31-06f3-42fc-9524-4ed1f2fd8824

    You'd be gambling with either frankly. If your Acer was OEM with a PC, that's likely why it lasted 3 years vs 1 or 2. Don't expect made for gaming mice in that price range to last as long.

    For a bit more, I would advise this one.

    http://www.flipkart.com/steelseries...FFAF&ref=6a2be661-3254-4624-82d8-bee8729140d5
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    de.das.dude Pro Indian Modder

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    doesnt need to be a gaming mouse. i hardly get time to play FPS games anymore.
    but i do a lot of CAD work, so the pads must be super smooth.
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    how sensitive does the sensor have to be?
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    I use M60 on Razer Goliathus (speed). The smoothness is superb.
    M60 is a great mouse with solid aluminum body and large multiple Teflon feet.
    I still recommend this despite the fact that you are saying repeatedly you don't want a gaming mouse.
    The truth is, it feels good in your hand the moment you touch it. You don't need to play a game to see how it shines.

    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
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    de.das.dude Pro Indian Modder

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    no idea. :p never used a high dpi mouse. dont know what it does.

    but my mouse needs to be accurate. shouldnt shake and all.
    and must have a sturdy middle mouse button + scroll as that is need a lot in AutoCAD
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    well a higher DPI mouse you'd need a steadier hand as a slight movement can cause issues.

    I would of recommended a Logitech MX510 or 518 but they aren't sold anymore...
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    de.das.dude Pro Indian Modder

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    i have a very steady hand i guess. i dont need a gaming mouse as previously stated.
    i just a good ol smooth mouse that can take a beating on the buttons.
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    Get your bog standard HP/Dell, they are pretty decent. Change the feet if it doesn't glide well enough. I went from using my Sidewinder X5 to MX Performance to HP el cheapo within a month, didn't see statistically significant drop in my gaming performance. Can't comment on precision works though, but that can be fixed using low DPI setting. Back to X5 now, I like the size.
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    de.das.dude Pro Indian Modder

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    Thanks to everyone here for helping out!

    decided to get the logitech G400 as everyone seems to recommend that.
    mom will give me some money and i have saved up a couple of 100rs in the last week!

    plus i'll be getting 15% discount at logitech thanks to dads club membership. yayayayayayayay!
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    I still use my MS basic optical. Have done so for many, many years. You can take them for free from various workplaces.
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    I still use low dpi mice, but only b/c I started gaming when mice still had balls. I'm still used to the low DPI settings (around 400-800) but when I do use a higher DPI mouse I can definitely notice how much more accurate it is when I turn its speed sensitivity down in games and such as opposed to a lower DPI mouse with the speed sensitivity turned up. Though I usually also turn on mouse smoothing in games and windows as well.

    Right now I'm using this old thing...
    [​IMG]
    The bottom glows red too lol. Its "up to" 800DPI and I have to turn the speed up on it.

    I have an HP mouse that is 1200DPI I think. Its more sensitive and I don't need to crank the speed up as much but its also more accurate at the same time... Both mice are a far cry from the first one I used...

    [​IMG]

    As far as wireless mice go, I've used this one for gaming and had no issues, and the battery lasted freaking forever!

    [​IMG]

    A bit expensive though... overall though Logitech is usually a safe bet.
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    Frick Fishfaced Nincompoop

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    I have one of those, but it's not working properly. Pretty sad. :(
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    got the G400. didnt get the discount though :(
    [​IMG]

    and heavy!!!!!!!
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