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#26
I think it has a lot to do with several factors for one what mouse you have along with hand comfort. Combine that with what mouse settings your using such as DPI. I am opposite of Mussels. :/
curious: you low or high DPI? i always run 800DPI no matter the mouse.
 

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I do both?

curious: you low or high DPI? i always run 800DPI no matter the mouse.
Get a real monitor, more DPI will be needed.:laugh:
 
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Lake a claw. I move it mostly with my fingers.
^Like this. My wrist rests on the table/mat and the fingers do all the moving. :)
 

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#30
I do both?


Get a real monitor, more DPI will be needed.:laugh:
i've used 800dpi on my first monitor at 1024x768, and i use it with triple monitor now.
 
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#31
Combo of claw and palm when browsing, but when playing an FPS, I will claw grip and really squeeze the mouse between my thumb and ring/pinky fingers. I pivot with my wrist, and usually prefer to have a good portion of my arm resting on the table. I play with high sensitivity, and will pick up my mouse to reposition it if necessary. I use a Deathadder Black Edition and a Destructor mouse pad.
 
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Combo of claw and palm when browsing, but when playing an FPS, I will claw grip and really squeeze the mouse between my thumb and ring/pinky fingers. I pivot with my wrist, and usually prefer to have a good portion of my arm resting on the table. I play with high sensitivity, and will pick up my mouse to reposition it if necessary. I use a Deathadder Black Edition and a Destructor mouse pad.
Almost exactly the same here except I use a medium to slightly lower sensitivity when playing FPS's and will increase DPI for everything else. Using a MX518se. (First one lasted 5 years) I hate laser mice! Opticals FTW :rockout:
 
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curious: you low or high DPI? i always run 800DPI no matter the mouse.
I use 2 DPI settings depending on what I am doing. 1200 or 1400DPI gaming normally.

I didnt really want to write out how I see it but a quick google and I found a guy had wrote the way I see it pretty much.

I thought that the software mouse sensitivity is some kind of a multiplier for the actual DPI value of the mouse. Let's say that your sens. ingame is 2,4 and you want to pan your view around by 1920 pixels. Now let's assume that your DPI is 800. 2,4 times 800 = 1920, so the mouse moves to that spot you want. But there's a catch, it only moves there by 2.4 pixel increments, making it impossible for you to aim between those spots.

If you want to aim between those spots (everyone wants to be more precise), you have to tone down the software mouse sens., let's say to about 1,2. Now your view pans around by 1.2 pixel increments, but now you'll notice that your view is panning around too slow, and you have to move your mouse like a maniac.

To compensate this, raise your mouse DPI value. If you want to get to the exact same place as with your old 2,4 sensitivity, you're gonna have to set your mouse DPI value to 1600. Tadaa, now your view pans at a comfortable speed with more precision than before.
http://forums.guru3d.com/showthread.php?t=255430

Yup I agree DanishDevil :)

Combo of claw and palm when browsing, but when playing an FPS, I will claw grip and really squeeze the mouse between my thumb and ring/pinky fingers. I pivot with my wrist, and usually prefer to have a good portion of my arm resting on the table. I play with high sensitivity, and will pick up my mouse to reposition it if necessary. I use a Deathadder Black Edition and a Destructor mouse pad.
 
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#34
My wrist rests on a...wrist rest LOL and I "claw" the mouse.

curious: you low or high DPI? i always run 800DPI no matter the mouse.
800DPI? I'm in 1200DPI right now and I'm just in my browser LOL
 
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I'm more of a clawer, but I wish I was a palmer. Seems like it would be easier on your wrists, and less prone to carpal tunnel. I just can't do it.
 

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I will claw grip and really squeeze the mouse between my thumb and ring/pinky fingers. I pivot with my wrist, and usually prefer to have a good portion of my arm resting on the table.
Same here
 

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Palm with medium DPI; pivet wrist and move with fingers, never my entire arm.

Razer Lachesis with Goliathus mouse pad and Black Widow keyboard :D
 

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wrist resting on the pad and just wrist and finger movements for control. I guess theres some palming here and there in fast pace FPS games like BC2 and TF2, but not often.

all on a Razer Goliathus control edition and Logitech G5.

 

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Palm and claw :)
depends on what i do :p
 

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#40
I palm it.

when DPI is over 3000, it only takes a small knudge to take the point or crosshair all the way across the screen
 
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i cant get my aiming speed quick enough palming... clawing np...
 

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#43
wrist on the pad and control the mouse with just your fingers


i like fingering :p
 
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Kind of a mix of clawgrip and palmgrip really.
I rest my wrist on something like this: