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Vanzagar
11-30-09, 07:11 PM
Mouse crapped out and need a new one, what you guys liking these days?

I had a Razor copperhead and liked it when I first got it, so much so I bought a second one for work... but then after awhile I noticed it wasn't tracking diagonally, when moving to the lower right? Does this poorly on both, if you own it or another Razor mouse give it a try...

Anyways, looking for something that has really good sensitivity, to check this pull up a paint program and try to write some words as small as you can with your mouse. If you can make it not look like a 5 year old kid wrote it please let me know the model...

Also, more interested in a wired mouse then wireless just because of the battery weight. I haven't tried a wireless in a few years but found it made my wrist and fore arm more sore after a lengthy Counter strike LAN session... but if there is a really light wireless I'd be interested...

Thanks,

Vanz

Vanzagar
11-30-09, 07:15 PM
This looks like a pretty highly rated best seller on Newegg:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16826104178

Anyone have it? Like it?

betterdan
11-30-09, 07:51 PM
Yea I had an MX518 (actually still do on my step daughters computer upstairs. It's a good mouse.

Yaboze
11-30-09, 09:38 PM
G500 is nice.

methimpikehoses
11-30-09, 09:43 PM
Love my G9

qube
11-30-09, 09:58 PM
Mionix™ Naos 5000

http://www.mionix.net/page.php?al=naos5000

CaptNKILL
11-30-09, 10:18 PM
I love my MX518.

Logitech mice are extremely reliable.

My MX500 still works great and I've had that for over 6 years. I use it when I have a second system hooked up at my desk. The most amazing thing about the mouse is just how many times its been clicked. ;)

Last year I noticed that it was "double clicking" when I pushed the left mouse button. I figured the actual button inside was broken. I'd replaced them before (desolder one from a crappy mouse, and replace the one in the good mouse) so I popped it open and investigated. It appeared to work fine while it was open. Upon closer inspection I saw that the tiny (.5mm by 2mm... maybe) button inside had actually worn a perfectly shaped divot in the plastic that makes contact with it when you press down. :rofl

I filled in the divot with a little super glue, made sure it was flat and its worked fine since. The plastic that its made out of actually wore out before the mechanical parts of the mouse. ;)

Sazar
11-30-09, 11:23 PM
Love my G9

+1

bob saget
11-30-09, 11:25 PM
G5

mullet
11-30-09, 11:27 PM
Love my G9

+1

HiCZoK4
12-01-09, 02:19 AM
As for gaming I had A4Tech 750f 2500dpi Laser mouse
Its great. Overal a4tech high dpi laser mouser are very good

DiscipleDOC
12-01-09, 08:26 AM
Love my G9

Me too. The best mouse I've owned.

betterdan
12-01-09, 08:36 AM
When I was a kid I had this mouse I really loved. Not sure what kind it was though.
Anyways I lost it to a mousetrap stocked with cheese. I got a gerbil after that but it just wasn't the same.

DiscipleDOC
12-01-09, 08:40 AM
When I was a kid I had this mouse I really loved. Not sure what kind it was though.
Anyways I lost it to a mousetrap stocked with cheese. I got a gerbil after that but it just wasn't the same.

And where do you hide the gerbil? :naughty:

AdamK47
12-01-09, 09:02 AM
CST 2545W

betterdan
12-01-09, 09:19 AM
And where do you hide the gerbil? :naughty:

Gib

LBJM
12-01-09, 07:24 PM
get a G500, they rock.

Vanzagar
12-03-09, 12:55 PM
Thanks for the recommendations, narrowed it down to:

http://www.logitech.com/index.cfm/mice_pointers/mice/&cl=us,en&view=34?A1=1&A2=2&A3=3&A4=4&A5=5&A6=6&A7=7&A8=8&A9=9&A10=10&A11=11&A12=12&A13=13&A14=14&A15=15&A16=16&A17=17&A18=18&A19=19&A20=20&compProducts=5750&A21=21&compProducts=4259&A22=22&compProducts=5092&A23=23

mx518 doen't have document zoom?
g9 looks too big and bulky
mx518 only one with high def optical sensor, but doesn't use a laser?
mx518 doesn't have tilt wheel, not sure if i'd even use this? anyone find this to be useful...
mx518 doesn't have PTFE feet, id assume this is better wear resistance...

what does weight tuning mean?

Toss3
12-03-09, 01:17 PM
Thanks for the recommendations, narrowed it down to:

http://www.logitech.com/index.cfm/mice_pointers/mice/&cl=us,en&view=34?A1=1&A2=2&A3=3&A4=4&A5=5&A6=6&A7=7&A8=8&A9=9&A10=10&A11=11&A12=12&A13=13&A14=14&A15=15&A16=16&A17=17&A18=18&A19=19&A20=20&compProducts=5750&A21=21&compProducts=4259&A22=22&compProducts=5092&A23=23

mx518 doen't have document zoom?
g9 looks too big and bulky
mx518 only one with high def optical sensor, but doesn't use a laser?
mx518 doesn't have tilt wheel, not sure if i'd even use this? anyone find this to be useful...
mx518 doesn't have PTFE feet, id assume this is better wear resistance...

what does weight tuning mean?
Exactly what it says; they come with removable weights.
Personally I'd take a Coolermaster Sentinel (http://www.guru3d.com/article/cooler-master-sentinel-advance-mouse-review-test/).

XDanger
12-03-09, 02:42 PM
518 is a good value mouse.

Vanzagar
12-04-09, 03:00 PM
Which of these 3 mice do you figure is the lightest...

http://www.logitech.com/index.cfm/mi...ts=5092&A23=23

I should have mentioned this upfront but I hate mice that are too heavy...

Rakeesh
12-05-09, 04:02 AM
I'm thinking about getting a new mouse too. I just got a Razor Lachesis and am really not liking the shape of it so I'll probably return it. I wish my copperhead was still in good shape, but alas, it isn't.

That said, are there any mice with multiple buttons (upwards of at least 7) that are programmable to be bound to keyboard buttons even if the driver is turned off? (you could do this with the copperhead, it would even register as keypresses if you booted to another OS without ever installing the driver.)

Preferably a smaller mouse thats wired as well (I tend to not trust anything that uses a battery) and hopefully goes well with my icemat (I think my icemat will last forever, thank god.)

EDIT: Kinda looking at the G9 which is $54 after tax and shipping at bestbuy, would it meet everything I describe above? Newegg says 9 buttons but I don't see 9 buttons on the pictures. If they are there, I don't see how they'd be easy to reach. Thoughts?

SLippe
12-05-09, 05:46 AM
Logitech G5 or any Logitech mouse.

Sazar
12-05-09, 09:50 AM
The g-9 has 9 buttons? Not sure if they are counting the buttons on the underside of the mouse of the left/right tilt thing but there are essentially 7 clickable buttons, and 2 of them are for on the fly dpi-adjustments :)

I like mine simply because it has different "covers" that go over the mouse body to adjust the thickness and feel of the overall mouse, for comfort. It also has free-spin which was key for my next mouse as I can't live without it now :D

Alpha, all the buttons on the mouse you can use are very easily accessible :)

Rakeesh
12-05-09, 10:47 PM
Oooh the mouse wheel can scroll left and right too? Kinda rare for a gaming mouse to do that but I like it. Well I ordered it last night anyways, it's going to turn out to be $8 cheaper than my lachesis, and the original reason I wasn't looking at the G9 is because of the $100 MSRP that most stores were charging. The $50 bestbuy is charging is less than I paid for my copperhead even.