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Originally Posted by MarqueeThe best mats are the cloth mats.
The cord is just the standard rubberised Microsoft job
Originally Posted by LazlowI like the looks of the Microsoft Mouse, as it suits us left-handers and the shape is very similar to other great MS Mice. Is it worth the extra spend though on a mat, when you can easily do without?
Originally Posted by Hamishthe on the fly dpi adjustment thing is a bit of a gimmick really, the only time i've ever used it was deployed rocket launcher on dod:s :p
and even then i forget 9 times out of 10 :D
Originally Posted by GarsideWhen I was younger I played with some Counterstrike clans in the pro gaming circuit - and no matter what mouse the best players used they always ended up remaining the best.
The thing that made the most different to their game was significant changes in game setup. Put 4kings Mangiacapra on a different resolution, with buttons placed in different positions to the ones he has practiced with and his game would be severly disrupted.
I see mice and micemats as similar to football boots to footballers. It may make the experience nicer, but give Ronaldhino a pair of pit boots and he will still be the best in the world!
Originally Posted by the article
It sports a button on each side as well as the standard tilt-wheel, for sideways scrolling as well as up down. For those who prefer one over the other, the wheel is a 'rollie' rather than a 'clickie', which may put you off if you're a next-weapon-on-click-up type.
Originally Posted by Mister_Tadinteresting, I've got a wired laser mouse 6000 and it has a clicky non-tilt wheel :|
Originally Posted by eekI disagree - I find it very useful as I like it my mouse really sensitive and my gf doesn't... so much easier to push a button when she uses it than to go into mouse settings all the time!
Also, I find it great in gaming. In games like CSS where when you scope with awm/scout, you can either turn it up a notch to counter the slowdown of movements, and down a notch to get some really accurate shooting!
Now the weights... they're gimmicky - I just loaded all the heaviest ones in!
Originally Posted by StanmanfooSomething to point out that I don't think was said in the review, is that the G5 scroll wheel is quite unique: you can push it to the left or right and have each direction do another function. The default is left and right scroll, but using the configuration software you can change it to whatever you like (in my case, right is backstab and left is feint :D )
Originally Posted by LazlowYou guys are psychic, as first you do an AM2 article, now a mouse article. All you need next is a keyboard article and I'm sorted on choices for my next rig.
I like the looks of the Microsoft Mouse, as it suits us left-handers and the shape is very similar to other great MS Mice. Is it worth the extra spend though on a mat, when you can easily do without?
Originally Posted by ContingenctPlanThe Mouse3 button (clicking down the scroll wheel) is horrible on the G5, however: it's too hard.
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