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Mice; what do you use and why do you use it?

Mar 28, 2010
436 (0.11/day)
Spain / UK
System Name Office/Gamer Mk IITi
Processor i7 4770K @ 4.4Ghz @1.23v
Motherboard MSI Gaming 5 Z97
Cooling AiO MSI Dragon(H55), MX-4
Memory 16GB(2x8) Corsair CM3X8GA2133C11Y4 @2400MHz
Video Card(s) ASUS 1080 Ti FE
Storage Samsung SM961 256Gb Nvme-Boot, Toshiba MK5075GSX-storage
Display(s) LG W2261VP @ 1920 * 1080
Case Corsair Carbide 200R
Audio Device(s) Realtek ALC1150 (On Board)
Power Supply Corsair TX750W
Mouse Rii M01(3360Sensor)
Keyboard Logitech S530
Software Windows 10 Pro 64Bit
My rodent atm is a Rii M01 with a 3360Sensor, reason , well its like 7€uros :)
Nov 17, 2020
30 (0.20/day)
System Name PC-Casa
Processor i7-9700F
Motherboard Gigabyte Z390 Gaming X
Cooling Artic Liquid Freezer II 240
Memory 2x16gb DDR4 3200 Kingston HyperX
Video Card(s) Gigabyte RTX 3070 Eagle OC 8Gb
Storage Samsung 970 EVO Plus NVMe M.2 500Gb + Samsung SSD 870 QVO 2TB + 2x WD 2Tb HDD SATA
Display(s) Samsung U32J59 4K
Case Sharkoon TG5 Pro RGB
Power Supply Cooler Master 600W 80+
Mouse Corsair M65 Pro RGB
Keyboard Corsair Strafe
Software W10 Pro - 64
Benchmark Scores 3D Mark Performance: 30167 3D Mark Extreme : 15862
After using standard mice/keyboard during years my first real gaming set was a logitech G9/G15 which was really great specially the mouse. Then a couple of years ago I replaced them by a Corsair Strafe and a Corsair M65 Pro rgb. the mouse is not bad but not at the level of the G9, same for the keyboard really too noisy and not strong enough.
Oct 22, 2014
11,682 (4.94/day)
Sunshine Coast
System Name Black Box
Processor Intel i5-9600KF
Motherboard NZXT N7 Z370 Black
Cooling Cooler Master 240 RGB AIO / Stock
Memory Thermaltake Toughram 16GB 4400MHz DDR4 or Gigabyte 16GB 3600MHz DDR4 or Adata 8GB 2133Mhz DDR4
Video Card(s) Asus Dual 1060 6GB
Storage Kingston A2000 512Gb NVME
Display(s) AOC 24" Freesync 1m.s. 75Hz
Case Corsair 450D High Air Flow.
Audio Device(s) No need.
Power Supply FSP Aurum 650W
Mouse Yes
Keyboard Of course
Software W10 Pro 64 bit
Apr 9, 2018
671 (0.61/day)
Processor AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
Motherboard Asus B550-F Gaming (Wi-Fi)
Cooling Noctua NH-U9S
Memory 32GB G.Skill Ripjaws V 3600MHz CL18
Video Card(s) Asus GTX 1060 Dual 6GB
Storage 1TB Samsung 970 Evo M.2 NVMe
Display(s) Asus VS248H 1080p and Benq GW2255 1080p
Case Antec Three Hundred U3
Power Supply Be Quiet! Straight Power 11 650W Platinum
Mouse JSCO JNL-101k
Keyboard Logitech G710+
JSCO JNL-101K silent mouse. The silent click is so nice that I've refused to use anything else for years now. I recently placed an order for a half dozen of them to re-stock my supply of spares (they generally last a year or so of daily use).
Oct 16, 2012
645 (0.21/day)
System Name Cypher-C4
Processor Ryzen 5 3600
Motherboard MSI B450 Tomahawk Max
Cooling Cooler Master Hyper 212+
Memory 32GB Crucial Ballistix Elite 3800MHz
Video Card(s) Palit GTX 1060 Jetstream 6GB
Storage 250GB Crucial MX500 + 320GB WD Blue + 1TB Samsung F3 + 2TB WD Black + 4TB Toshiba
Display(s) Acer XV272UP
Case Corsair Obsidian 750D
Audio Device(s) Behringher UMC202HD Audio Interface + Mackie HM-4 + Sennheiser HD 280 Pro + Shure SM58
Power Supply Corsair HX750i
Mouse Steelseries Rival 310
Keyboard Corsair Vengeance K70 (MX Blue)
Software Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
The first real "gaming" mouse that I bought was the Logitech G400S. I used it for about a year. Not the biggest fan of the shape but my biggest gripe was the scroll wheel. It never felt comfortable to use because it's hard and sharp for both scrolling and clicking.

Then, I replaced it with a Cooler Master Storm Recon. Used that one for about 6 years or so. It is a good mouse but it's been seeing normal wear and tear and have gotten somewhat uncomfortable. I still love the mouse, especially when you consider the price (it was relatively inexpensive). Too bad CM stopped making them, or at least that's what I figured because it was somewhat impossible to find anymore.

Finally, last May or so, I decided to change to the Steelseries Rival 310 and been using that since then. The shape is fantastic but I'm not the biggest fan of the rubbery grips on the sides. They feel kinda slippery, but I have gotten used to them. Considering the price, I hope this mouse will last at least as long the the CM Storm Recon.
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Mar 10, 2010
8,771 (2.16/day)
Manchester uk
System Name RyzenGtEvo/ Asus strix scar II
Processor Amd R7 3800X@4.350/525/ Intel 8750H
Motherboard Crosshair hero7 @bios 2703/?
Cooling 360EK extreme rad+ 360$EK slim all push, cpu Monoblock Gpu full cover all EK
Memory Corsair Vengeance Rgb pro 3600cas14 16Gb in two sticks./16Gb
Video Card(s) Sapphire refference Rx vega 64 EK waterblocked/Rtx 2060
Storage Silicon power qlc nvmex3 in raid 0/8Tb external/1Tb samsung Evo nvme 2Tb sata ssd
Display(s) Samsung UAE28"850R 4k freesync, LG 49" 4K 60hz ,Oculus
Case Lianli p0-11 dynamic
Audio Device(s) Xfi creative 7.1 on board ,Yamaha dts av setup, corsair void pro headset
Power Supply corsair 1200Hxi
Mouse Roccat Kova/ Logitech G wireless
Keyboard Roccat Aimo 120
Software Win 10 Pro
Benchmark Scores 8726 vega 3dmark timespy/ laptop Timespy 6506
Roccat kova , I've been through a lot but loving this more than the razer Lachesis it replaced.

Oh and an excellent Logitech g7 wireless for ultimate quick mouse swapping on reworking PC's.
Jan 25, 2014
1,950 (0.74/day)
System Name AMD Black Widow
Processor AMD FX-6100 3.3GHz
Motherboard GIGABYTE GA-780T-D3L (rev. 4.0)
Cooling Cooler master hyper 212 EVO
Memory Kingston HyperX DDR3 2x4GB 1600MHz KHX1600C9D3B1K2/8GX
Video Card(s) Sapphire HD 7770 GHz Edition
Storage WESTERN DIGITAL 1TB 64MB 7k SATA600 Blue WD10EZEX, Samsung 850 EVO 256 GB SSD
Display(s) LG W2453SQ-PF
Case MS Cyclops IV
Power Supply LC Power LC600H-12 600 W
Software Windows 10 64bit
The black mouse on the left (Altos) is light as a feather and I bought 2 of them for 2-3$ for both brand new. The red one wireless "Click" is new. I bought it for my laptop but it just wont work (spent maybe 10$)

The red one on the left (MS) is working ok but I did not like the way it feels in the hand (spent maybe 12$), and the one on the right is my daily driver "Bloody V7M". I'm happy with it overall, only the mouse wheel will not scroll as it should (spent maybe 26$). Before these mousses I mainly used a Genius Netscroll 120 (usually 5$)

Used to have a couple of wireless mice but the battery life was so terrible that I dont want wireless anymore. Even thou I'm sure that the battery life of todays mice has improved.
Sep 17, 2013
502 (0.18/day)
System Name The Bad Budget Bomber
Processor i5-2500K @ 4.2GHz
Motherboard Asus P8P67 ATX Socket 1155
Cooling Cooler Master Hyper 212
Memory 8GB of A-DATA Gaming Series DDR3 @ 1600 MHz
Video Card(s) MSI Gaming X GTX 1060 6GB
Storage 1TB Toshiba 7200RPM SATA
Display(s) 24 '' Television 1366x768
Case Zalman Z3 ATX Mid Tower
Power Supply EVGA 600B 80+ Bronze
I use the G203 because its lightweight and imo the best mouse for the price (20-25$). To me, it doesnt get better for that price. Its lightweight and has a good grip and has lasted me a long time. If you arent wanting to spend more than 20-25$ you can't go wrong with a G203. I haven't really used many other mice in a higher price range because ive been so satisfied with this one but I guess if I had to try something more expensive I would probably try something like the Model O. I tend to go for more lightweight mice since I do believe that there is a point in a lighter mouse when it comes to adjusting sensitivity and precisely aiming in games that require you to do so. I don't see myself using anything else though, i'm more than happy with this mouse and its a great price point. I think the only time I would suggest spending more on a Logitech mouse would be if you wanted wireless or more than 2 side buttons, in which case I think the G pro wireless or the G402 are the way I would recommend someone go for those options.

TLDR: In my opinion, the G203 is the best mouse you can get for 20$ and is as good to me as mice that are priced much higher, and I would buy another if this one breaks. But this is only my opinion.
Oct 18, 2013
2,604 (0.95/day)
Left @Booneys Ave, go 22.96 miles then right 2 mi.
System Name The Big RED One
Processor i9-9900k, oc'd to 5.2 ghz
Motherboard Asus ROG Maximus Hero Wifi Z390
Cooling Corsair H115i pro AIO 560mm push/pull, 11x Corsair 140mm ML RGB Fans, 5 in a modded rack config
Memory 64GB Corsair Vengance RBG pro DDR4-3200 (4x 16GB) in XMP2
Video Card(s) Evga 3080ti w/15% O/C
Storage 2x WD Black SN750 1TB m.2 + 4TB Crucial SSD + WD 12TB external HDD
Display(s) 2x Samsung 43" LCD's @4k-1440p
Case Thermaltake TT900 Supertower
Audio Device(s) On-board Intel AC9260 wireless, JBL Studio Pro Bluetooth Speakers
Power Supply EVGA G2 SuperNova 850W Modular
Mouse Logitech MX Master 2
Keyboard Logitech G613 mechanical wireless
Software Windows 10 pro 64 bit, with all the unnecessary background shitzu turned OFF !
Benchmark Scores Quicker than flies on a dung pile
MX Master 2....

1. Has the features I want: wireless, rechargeable, Bluetooth OR wireless, fits my hand...
2. Does what I need to it to do: quickly & precisely points where I need it..
3. Reasonably priced..

'nuff said :)
Mar 22, 2019
455 (0.60/day)
Western NY, USA
Processor AMD Ryzen 7 3700x
Motherboard Asus ROG Strix X470-F Gaming (BIOS 5843 - AGESA V2 PI
Cooling Scythe Ninja 5
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws V 16GB (2 x 8GB) (F4-3600C16D-16GVKC) @ 3733 MHz 16-19-19-19-36-56
Video Card(s) MSI RTX 2060 Super Armor OC 8GB
Storage 1x Samsung 970 EVO 500GB / 3x Crucial MX500 / 4 HDDs
Display(s) Dell 23" LCD S2316M
Case Rosewill Rise Glow
Power Supply CORSAIR RM650
Mouse Cooler Master MS120
Keyboard Cooler Master MS120
Software Windows 10 Pro x64
Feb 20, 2020
1,691 (4.03/day)
System Name Ghetto Rigs x299 & z490 & Q9550 Old timer
Processor 9940x with optimus sigV2 & 10900k with optimus foundation & Q9550 with EK Evo
Motherboard X299 Rampage VI Apex & z490 Maximus XII Apex & Acer WG43M
Cooling D5 combo/280 GTX/ VRM water block copper/280 GTX/ D5 Top/Optimus sigV2/TitanXp/Mora 360x2
Memory Trident-Z 3600C16 4x8gb & Trident-Z 3600c16 2x8gb & 4x2gb crucial
Video Card(s) Titan Xp & 1080ti ftw3 & evga 980ti gaming
Storage 970 evo plus 500gb & 970 evo 500gb many 2.5" ssd's and WD BLK hdd's
Display(s) 1-AOC G2460PG 24"G-Sync 144Hz/ 2nd 1-ASUS VG248QE 24"/ 3rd LG 43" series
Case D450 second floor for 2nd rad x2/ Cherry Entertainment center
Audio Device(s) Built in Realtek x2 with Insignia 2.0 sound bars & 1-LG sound bar
Power Supply evga 1200P2 & 1000P2 with APC AX1500 & 850P2 & CyberPower-GX1325U
Mouse Redragon Perdition x3
Keyboard G910 & G710+x2
Software Win-7 pro x3 and Linux Cinnamon 20.1x2 & win-10 pro x3
Been using redragon perditions 16400 for the last few years love the darn things have three now
901_2 threw me off a little bit but figured out why it was wonky unlike the other 2 pure 901
I change the polling rate to 125Hz never saw an issue on 901 but the 901_2 did not like it so switched it to 500Hz default and all is well = very weird it would make so much difference.
I love all these side buttons :)
Mar 23, 2016
4,756 (2.57/day)
Processor Ryzen 7 3800X
Motherboard MSI B450 Tomahawk ATX
Cooling Cooler Master Hyper 212 Black Edition
Memory PNY Anarchy-X XLR8 Red DDR4-3200 16GB kit & PNY Anarchy-X XLR8 Red DDR4-2666 16GB kit
Video Card(s) MSI GeForce RTX 2060 GAMING Z 6G
Storage Samsung 970 EVO NVMe M.2 500 GB, SanDisk Ultra II 480 GB
Display(s) Samsung SyncMaster C27H711 OC refresh rate 110Hz
Case Phantek Eclipse P400S (PH-EC416PS)
Audio Device(s) EVGA NU Audio
Power Supply EVGA 850 BQ
Mouse SteelSeries Rival 310
Keyboard Logitech G G413 Silver
Software Windows 10 Professional 64-bit v21H1
but I'm not the biggest fan of the rubbery grips on the sides. They feel kinda slippery, but I have gotten used to them.
I clean the skin oil whatever else is on them off mine with a little bit of dish soap/water, and they go back to having gripe not slippery.
Feb 25, 2006
443 (0.08/day)
West Bend, Wisconsin
System Name DELL Inspiron 5400 AIO
Processor 11th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-1165G7 @ 2.80GHz
Memory 16GB
Storage 1TB
Display(s) 23.8 inch touch screen
Mouse Dell Wireless
Keyboard Dell Wireless
Software WINDOWS 10 HOME 64 BIT VERSION 20H2 OS build 19042.906
That dragon mouse that was pictured above looks like a rip off of Razor's Naga Mouse.
Feb 18, 2012
2,259 (0.68/day)
System Name MSI GE75 Raider
Processor i9 9880h
Cooling 2 laptop fans
Memory 32gb of 3000mhz DDR4
Video Card(s) Nvidia 2080
Storage x2 2tb Intel 660p SSD nvme, WD Red SA500 2.5in 4TB
Display(s) 17.3" IPS 1920x1080 144Hz
Power Supply 280w laptop power supply
Mouse Logitech m705
Keyboard laptop keyboard
Software lots of movies and Windows 10 with win 7 shell
Benchmark Scores Good enough for me
I use the logitech m705 mouse, it fits in my hands just perfectly and dont need to change the batteries very often, maybe every few years.
Jun 25, 2019
186 (0.28/day)
The Heart of Dixie
System Name Forgal
Processor Ryzen 5 3600X for now
Motherboard Asus RoG Strix X570-E Gaming
Cooling Arctic Liquid Freezer II 280
Memory 4x16 GiB Crucial Ballistix PC4-28800, 16-18-18-38
Video Card(s) EVGA GeForce RTX 3080 FTW3 Ultra 10G-P5-3897-KR
Storage 2 TB ADATA XPG SX8200Pro + 2 TB Crucial MX500 + NAS
Display(s) Dell S3220DGF + LG 32UD99-W
Case Fractal Design Define 7 Compact
Audio Device(s) Audioengine HD3 + S8
Power Supply SeaSonic Focus PX-850
Mouse Razer DeathAdder Chroma
Keyboard Leopold FC900R OE mx-brown
I'm using a Razer DeathAdder Chroma because my Logitech MX518 v2 went nuts after only a couple of months of very light use. Either of these mice has the best ergonomic shape for me.
Nov 24, 2020
168 (1.18/day)
System Name MonsterBot
Processor AMD FX 6350
Motherboard ASUS 970 Pro Gaming/AURA
Cooling 280 mm EVGA AIO
Memory 2x8GB Ripjaw Savge X 2133
Video Card(s) MSI Radeon 29 270x OC
Storage 4 500 gb HDD
Display(s) 2, one big one little
Case nighthawk 117 with 5 140mm fans and a 120
Audio Device(s) crappy at best
Power Supply 1500 W Silverstone PSU
Mouse Razer NAGA 2014 left handed edition
Keyboard Redragon
Software Win 10
Benchmark Scores none
Razer Naga 2014 Left Handed edition. Second one I have owned. I use it because I have lost the use of my right arm.
Nov 16, 2006
2,724 (0.52/day)
Processor R7 5800x/i7 6700k
Motherboard MSI x570 Tomahawk/Asus Maximus VIII Ranger
Cooling EK Supremacy MX, CoolGate 240,EK D5pwm Revo Res/ CM212evo
Memory Klevv(lol)16gb 3600/ G.Skill Trident Z 16gb 3200 cl16
Video Card(s) Asus Strix 1070 / Powercolor R9 390 PCS+
Storage Adata sx8200 1tb/Samsung SM961 512gb
Display(s) Samsung 27"H850/ Panasonic 50dx700 tv + Dell u2515
Case TTake Suppressor F51/F31
Power Supply EVGA 1000 P2 / EVGA 650 G2
Mouse G900 / G700s
Keyboard Roccat Suora FX Brown / Microsoft Sidewinder X4
Software Win 10 / Win 10
Logitech G900, I have had a few logitech g models now and cant get used to a mouse without a scroll wheel clutch (switch between clicky and freewheeling)
Mar 23, 2005
127 (0.02/day)
Processor i7-7700K @ 5GHz
Motherboard MSI Z270 KRAIT Gaming
Cooling Swiftech H140-X + XSPC EX420 + Resevior
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws V 32GB DDR-3200 CL14 (B-die)
Video Card(s) MSI GTX 1080 Armor OC
Storage Samsung 960 EVO 250GB x2 RAID0 + various other SATA drives
Power Supply XFX 750W Black Edition
Software Win10 Pro
I use a Logitech MX518 (the new one) because it moves my cursor around and the buttons come in handy for clicking on stuff.
Sep 27, 2019
442 (0.78/day)
System Name New compy
Processor AMD Ryzen 3600x
Motherboard MSI MEG x570 ACE
Cooling Noctua NH-D15S w. FHP141 + Xigmatek AOS
Memory 32gb G.Skill F4-4000C18D-32GVK
Video Card(s) EVGA GeForce RTX 2080 FTW3 Ultra Gaming
Storage 9.5tb
Display(s) Alienware AW2518H 24" 240hz, LG 43" 4k HDR TV 43UM6910PUA
Case Thermaltake Core v71
Audio Device(s) iFi Nano Idsd Le, Creative T20 + T50, Sennheiser HD6Mix
Power Supply EVGA Supernova G2 1000w
Mouse Logitech G502 Hero custom w. G900 scroll wheel mod, G602, M705
Keyboard Corsair K68 RGB + K70 RGB + K57 RGB Wireless
Software Win 10 Pro
Benchmark Scores https://valid.x86.fr/83f50d
I use a logitech M705 because it's wireless and has 3yr battery life and a scroll wheel clutch in addition to 2 thumb buttons. I customized the left and right mouse buttons by filing down the gap between them, if you're button heavy while using left and right click they bind together but otherwise it's good, has survived a few falls on the floor and is responsive enough for fps gaming. I also have a usb G502 hero on my desk which is a great mouse.