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Old 03-19-05, 09:28 PM   #1
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Default Good optical mouse for gaming?

I'm currently using a basic Microsoft USB optical mouse.
I don't need wireless, what do you serious gamers recommend?
I've never used any other optical mouse and wondered if there are any better ones available.

Thanks in advance.........
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Old 03-19-05, 09:47 PM   #2
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I use the Logitech 510MX, Its very comfortable and has plenty of extra buttons to map some extra functions on.
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Old 03-19-05, 10:00 PM   #3
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For a corded mouse the MX510 is hard to beat...excellent mouse.
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Old 03-19-05, 10:15 PM   #4
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Default Re: Good optical mouse for gaming?

Yeah, what everyone is saying. The Logitech MX510. I personally have the MX700 (it's wireless) and I love it. Absolutely love it. But if you don't need/want wireless, go with the MX510.
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Old 03-19-05, 11:19 PM   #5
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My Logitech MX510 is awesome.. I'm gonna pick up a 518 as soon as they become available.
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Old 03-20-05, 02:31 AM   #6
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Ha... ive been using a microsoft optical mouse (just the 3 button wheel mouse) for like 3 years now. Works great for me and you can get them for like $15.
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I've been using my Logitech MX500 for 2 or 3 years now. Excellent mouse, especially with the new mouse feet I bought a few weeks ago. I recommend anything from Logitech, they are by far the best mousers around
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Old 03-20-05, 03:38 AM   #8
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Im really happy with my Razor viper. Razer'm mice have some of if not the best specs on mice. http://www.razerzone.com/
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Old 03-20-05, 04:27 AM   #9
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I used to have the same mouse as you, and I too never thought that I would want or need a wireless mouse, but everyone was saying how great the MX700. Well I bought one, and I love it....alot, but now I want the MX1000
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Default Re: Good optical mouse for gaming?

I love the Logitech MX700 (wireless, lag free), but if you must go cordless, get a MX518 or MX510 if not available. These are the best mice for gaming. You will still need a suitable surface.
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Old 03-20-05, 06:10 AM   #11
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Don't forget the new 518 is coming out in April! It will be the ultimate gaming mouse...search for info.
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I love my MX1000.
But I do not game a lot so I really
cannot say in that department.
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