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SteelSeries Introduces Sensei, The Smartest, Most Customizeable Gaming Mouse

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Wow. A mouse with an ARM-based SoC inside. The last time I went wow over something like this was when Creative announced X-Fi with its 40 million transistor SoC on a sound-card.
 

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Is it just me, or is $90 a lot for a mouse?
 
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:twitch:

Must have . . .
 

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Is it just me, or is $90 a lot for a mouse?
Lots of $90 mice out there. Its a bit pricey, but might be worth it for some FPS gamers out there.
 

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Wow. A mouse with an ARM-based SoC inside. The last time I went wow over something like this was when Creative announced X-Fi with its 40 million transistor SoC on a sound-card.
No kidding! Overkill almost... but the price is pretty darn good for what it's got.
 
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So happy it's ambidextrous. Mainly because I use my mouse left handed.

And I've read on here for a while, but first time poster, good to be here.
 
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Buttons. Why aren't there lots of buttons? You know what I look for in a mouse? Buttons.
 

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now its called revolution. interesting how mouse could have ARM. i guess now we can call it smart mouse
anyway 90$ looks nice and pretty fair for intelligent mouse :toast:
 

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So happy it's ambidextrous. Mainly because I use my mouse left handed.

And I've read on here for a while, but first time poster, good to be here.
I use the XAI but only had it like 5 months but it's been a great mouse ( once you have your profiles sorted out ). No sign of wear yet and i use it every day.

There is 2 buttons on top and a wheel. That is all I look for in a mouse. If you want buttons, use this instead: http://store.razerzone.com/store/ra...parentCategoryID.35208800/categoryId.37466100
Hell no, razer totally fail me due to cheap plastic they use for the buttons ( courses double clicking ). I have had 4 Razer mice and everyone with the same issue and every time it's done it just after the one year warranty.
 
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I'm disappointed at the lack of side buttons too. People that have become accustomed to using them for grenade and melee will avoid this mouse.

Oh, it has got 2 side buttons :p ignore me!

Hmmm... 2 side buttons on each side, left and right click, mouse wheel button and another button below it.
8 buttons. Ok, that doesn't look too bad now :laugh: The mouse is so sleek I didn't notice them all before.
 
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I use the XAI but only had it like 5 months but it's been a great mouse ( once you have your profiles sorted out ). No sign of wear yet and i use it every day.



Hell no, razer totally fail me due to cheap plastic they use for the buttons ( courses double clicking ). I have had 4 Razer mice and everyone with the same issue and every time it's done it just after the one year warranty.
Man, the Xai is as much if not more in some places (mainly eBay) :laugh:. Would love either of these. But damn the price... and man it's fucking ambidextrous... my current mouse is one... it's a Logitech MX310 :laugh:. Something that is not sold anywhere other than eBay really.
 

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Personally, I look for at least 5 buttons (including the wheel) because I'm so used to using side buttons for both games and on the internet.
Well, as a RTS gamer I don't really need a good mouse with 9000+ buttons. A good keyboard is much more preferable.
 
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It looks and seems to have the same features the Xai has, also the same price as the Xai. I have a Xai and its great, but I now use a Zowie EC2 and never plan to go back to the Xai. The laser on the Xai and this Sensei is pretty crummy.
 
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Is the customize-able LCD screen the circle on the back of the mouse?

If so, wouldn't that be easy to disrupt with the back of your hand?
 
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A 32bit processor in a mouse :eek: ? Innovation ! at this rate, 5 more years and we might get mice that can run Crysis !

DCPI. The D is for double, no ? What's the difference between it and CPI ?
 

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Excellent question. It turns out that the lcd screed is on the bottom. :eek:

Check it out - http://faq.steelseries.com/question...een+on+the+bottom,+what+can+this+be+used+for?

http://cdn-web.steelseries.com/wp-content/uploads/sensei_display.png

Source page - http://steelseries.com/products/mice/steelseries-sensei edit: includes option to be notified about product by email.
Yup, same as the Xai which I use. It's not so bad. If you have your settings set, just pick the mouse up turn it over and pick what you want. Though truth be told I almost never look at the LCD, I just tick the button on the topside and find what setting I want.
 

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So that's a perfetly boring mouse that just happens to be pimped-out? Meh.
I'd much rather have the R.A.T. one post below.:cool:

And then i start to wonder, how much mouse does one really need? Ist 11400 dpi really another improvement over 6400dpi? 3200dpi? Even 1600dpi? I'm running a wireless Logitech MX620 from three years ago, which is not even a gaming mouse, and it's still holding up for everyday use and gaming! I know i have 2.4G wireless, a cuple of buttons and, ahem, around 1600dpi, but what really counts for me: it fits my hand nicely and it just works.
 
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Not seeing the point in the ARM-based SoC. Neat feature but the RAT is still far more customizable.
 
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Since it has its own CPU anyway, modify it so that it can run BOINC or F@H and every folder and cruncher will want one. Those crazy bastards will sell their soul for a couple extra ppd. :wtf:
 

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I'm disappointed at the lack of side buttons too. People that have become accustomed to using them for grenade and melee will avoid this mouse.

Oh, it has got 2 side buttons :p ignore me!

Hmmm... 2 side buttons on each side, left and right click, mouse wheel button and another button below it.
8 buttons. Ok, that doesn't look too bad now :laugh: The mouse is so sleek I didn't notice them all before.
Top button is only for set speed control.

Man, the Xai is as much if not more in some places (mainly eBay) :laugh:. Would love either of these. But damn the price... and man it's fucking ambidextrous... my current mouse is one... it's a Logitech MX310 :laugh:. Something that is not sold anywhere other than eBay really.
Mine se me back $100 but i have seen them on SS $30-$40 cheaper recently.

If ya a MOH fan maybe this one $51.99
http://shop.steelseries.com/us/steelseries-xai-medal-of-honor-edition-promo.html
 
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