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"Gaming" mice
« on: March 13, 2019, 01:44:33 PM »
So I'm using an Amazon Basics mouse. I feel that my accuracy in games is pretty poor, and I think some of it might have to do with my mouse. Do gaming mice improve accuracy? Do they have a higher "resolution"? If so, I think it might be worth an investment.

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Re: "Gaming" mice
« Reply #1 on: March 13, 2019, 02:49:47 PM »
What he asked. My Dr. said diet and more exercise but if a gaming mouse can make me more accurate, I'm reaching for my wallet!

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« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2019, 03:01:08 PM »
Hope its not a ball mouse lol.  I think its a range of things, perhaps some of the mouse things.  You could look up the specs of a super expensive gaming mouse.  See what features it talks about that others don't.

Some of it is in the game settings, and other things like the sensitivity, check those are how you like.

Some games allow "raw input" for mouse.  So if you do a crazy acceleration then some weird stuff it puts all of that in.  Others might smooth it out and it feels off

what surface is under your mouse?

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Re: "Gaming" mice
« Reply #3 on: March 13, 2019, 03:06:45 PM »
Just my laptop lap table thingy.

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« Reply #4 on: March 13, 2019, 03:13:03 PM »
what surface is it? shiny? even? sometimes just getting a piece of paper, or a book, something different to put it on might help.  Does it feel good or off in windows, let alone games.

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« Reply #5 on: March 13, 2019, 03:14:58 PM »
No, it doesn't feel off. Just like it has a low resolution, for lack of a better term.

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« Reply #6 on: March 13, 2019, 03:19:00 PM »
I have never had super fancy mice.  I had one once and couldn't be bothered to program the buttons.  To me the most important thing is the DPI and sensitivity.

https://www.techpowerup.com/forums/threads/can-someone-explain-to-me-dpi-on-a-mouse-versus-mouse-sensitivity-in-options.166726/

The first answer is decent in my opinion. 

https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA4RE40E6424

Is what I am currently using.  Cord is a bit short.  The mouse itself is a bit light.  Other than that I have been pretty happy.  Pretty sure I got it cheaper than that price.

I used to have:
https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16826816063

I like the weight but the scroll function didn't work well and I never did anything with the buttons.  I don't recommend.

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Re: "Gaming" mice
« Reply #7 on: March 13, 2019, 09:52:21 PM »
Thanks Sssith!

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« Reply #8 on: March 14, 2019, 06:54:26 AM »
I currently have a Cooler Master Spawn mouse with a claw grip.  I've had it for a long time and I like it a lot, but apparently you can't buy it anymore. 
https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16826570012

This is one currently on Amazon that is similar.  You can also get in in ergonomic style if you don't like the claw style.
https://www.amazon.com/Cooler-Master-SGM-2007-KLON1-MasterMouse-Lag-Free/dp/B0733W1M6P/ref=asc_df_B0733W1M6P/?tag=hyprod-20&linkCode=df0&hvadid=312181276443&hvpos=1o2&hvnetw=g&hvrand=18244576647726618193&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=&hvdev=c&hvdvcmdl=&hvlocint=&hvlocphy=9024568&hvtargid=pla-436381126276&psc=1

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Re: "Gaming" mice
« Reply #9 on: March 14, 2019, 08:55:34 AM »
I have used a Logitech cordless trackball for my gaming for as long as I can remember. 


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Re: "Gaming" mice
« Reply #10 on: March 28, 2019, 06:41:27 AM »
I have the TTesports Theron gaming mouse, which I've had for about six years now. It wasn't a mouse that was originally on my radar but, following a discussion on Facebook about what gaming mouse to get next I was advised towards it. The mouse wasn't expensive (they're 50 now and I paid less than that for mine six years ago) and it has proved to be comfortable and very reliable. I don't play on the cleanest and shiniest of mouse mats (I've been using the same one for well over a decade now) and this doesn't bother the laser at all.

Would definitely get a TTesports Theron again.