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Which DPI do you use for your gaming mouse?

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by FreedomEclipse, Feb 21, 2010.

  1. FreedomEclipse

    FreedomEclipse ~Technological Technocrat~

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    what game do you use 3200DPI? :roll::roll:
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    erocker Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Most of them, this thing goes up to 5000!
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    DrPepper The Doctor is in the house

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    5600dpi is the furthest the mamba goes and i have trouble clicking damn icons never mind shooting the enemies testicles. I have no idea how some of you guys can use it.
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    FreedomEclipse ~Technological Technocrat~

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    yah! +1 I have trouble doing anything above 3000DPI but i suppose if you've had enough time to get use to it then its cool
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    3200 DPI in all situations.
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    I'm just so lazy that I don't want to move my wrist around. At 5000 dpi, you basically think the direction you want the cursor to go.
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    FreedomEclipse ~Technological Technocrat~

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    damn! I need to try that out!!
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    DrPepper The Doctor is in the house

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    I'm trying 5k dpi out.
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    I agree, after a couple days of playing with my Sentinel at 5600 DPI it became second nature, and mine has never changed since day 2 of ownership. I really just hate lifting my mouse ingame, and with my 5600 DPI, I can do full twirls like 3 times before I have to lift my mouse;)
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    how is that Sentinel mouse?? :O I wants one!!
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    Loved it since the day I got it. Seemed a bit pricey then, but I havent looked at pricing since.

    I remember telling everyone this when I got the mouse, and everyone said it was a gimic, and I was nucking futs that this mouse is the shit. I love that I only have to set profiles for my mouse once, and they lock into the mouses onboard memory, so when I grab the mouse to use on another PC all my settings stay with the mouse. The OLED is more of a gimic, as you cant see it with your hand on the mouse, but I added a logo anyways;)
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    I was thinking of getting rid of my G9 in favor of that Sentinel. - that mouse just screams sexyness.
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    lol i agree with you i have mine running 5600dpi 24/7 i have not much desk space but at 5600dpi dont need it lol u hardly move the mouse

    BUT i will say at 5600dpi it really takes getting used to but keep in mind ive used a 3200dpi mouse before this so i was already on a fast mouse for years so going up did not take me to long to get used to
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    I use 1000dpi @ 1000Hz with my G5 at the desktop level and 1600dpi @ 1000Hz in most games and it seems to be enough. Usually I got it loaded up with 6x4.5g weights (instead of the full 8x4.5g arrangement). For some shooters like BF2, Crysis, and ETQW I usually go with the full 8x4.5g setup since that tends to give me the additional heaviness I need for those highly satisfying headshots.

    Note: Before I upgraded my mousepad to a hard-plastic gaming pad I got now, I used to run my G5 at 2000dpi constantly, games or not. However, the new mousepad did wonders, outside of games as well. I find it now that I can run the G5 @ 1000dpi instead of 2000dpi at the desktop level, with less weights, and still have same performance. I was pretty surprised that a mousepad upgrade could have that much of an impact.
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    G7: 2000/1600/1200/800/400
    Crunching for Team TPU More than 25k PPD
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    I use a Razer Lachesis, normally use 3200DPI for desktop and fast-pace games. Where I need accuracy I drop it to 1800DPI. Always set to 1000Hz polling rate.
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    I must be retarted. I use 800 dpi for normal use. 2000dpi is way over kill for me.
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    I tried 5000DPi on my friend's mamba. Finished UT3 with 5 kills in a 10 min match. My new record (low). Oh, and I almost vommited on his keyboard.
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    I use a Razer Lachesis, 3500 for FPS, 1800 Sniper, and windows, and pretty much everything else, and 800 for long range sniper. with 1000Hz polling rate.
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    Lazy FPS gamers use high DPI...also, very lazy MMORPG players.

    For gaming it has to be 400y/450x.......that makes my right hand into a personal, undetectable aimbot.
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    I simply cannot play that low, I don't think I have enough desk space to flail my arm all over the place.
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    Once you find the balance of low DPI and hand movement you will become 5x the shooter in games than you was before.....believe me.
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    good to see your still kickin around the old G7 - Id use mine but the battery on it dont even last 3-6hrs of gaming.
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    not retarded, just a bit slower now from all the blows to the head with the TPU stick of justice;)

    I ran all may games for years on a MX1000 wireless. In the days of COD2 I was always in the top half of the list in MP action. Over time I went to the MX518 and swore off lower DPI mouses. Got the Setinel and now I swear at the 518:roll:

    Usually it takes a bit of time to warm up to em, but once that feel of 5600DPI set in, its hard to go back.
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    Ive set mine to half way on my Microsoft Laser Mouse 6000, so 800DPI.

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