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a new mouse! advice...

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For the first time in my 20 years of Pc history, it looks like me (or my wife) actually busted our mouse.
Cost me 2 games before I realised it want the batteries.

So what should I buy. Anybody over here has a special gaming mouse?

Is a logitecg G5 suited for AOE3? Or should I just go for an ordinary logitech laser mouse, wich is half the price?

I dont play shooters games btw.

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Well, imo my mouse is great for gaming, and is a logitec, optical laser wireless mouse!
I'll try finding a link, it cost me around £30

http://www.pcworld.co.uk/martprd/store/ ... oid=-30331

There are some pics of it, with the keyboard

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I wouldnt want to go cordless again. These things eat batteries, yes they are rechargable, but I have a lot of problems with batteries givin up mid game. Aaargh!!

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This mouse, has a red flashy light for a good few days and that reminds u to change the batteries lolz

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Logitech MX518, good mouse for a good price

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logitech RX1000 is rather cheap and excellent
wireless is crap imho
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weel I was looking at MX400, wich look just the same as RX1000. Just more expensive. But I cant find in it stores the RX1000.
You dont know a store in gent where I can find it Chaos?

The MX518 and G series are over the top according to my wife (she 's the tech expert in our house).

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check HCW, they have it, but i think the price is wrong, it says 199 euro, but the normal price should be between 19 and 25 euro max.

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can't edit my posts here...

here's another shop where it's 22 euro's

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i would definitly get the mx518, eall my friends have one and they all love them(we ordered 6 off a site at one time lol)

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Well went shopping last nite and it's an MX400 at 35€, because they didnt have the RX 1000 in stock.
THe MX518 and G5 looked great but they were just 1 bridge to far for my wife, who's using our PC even more than me.

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mx400 doesnt seem that bad, i can definitly see sum1 who isnt a gamer getting that, when u look at mx518 you say thats for a gamer...as why its called a gaming mouse =D

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The Logitech MX series is great for the everyday user. Any gamer KNOWS that wireless units (keyboards and/or mice) decrease response time.
Best mouse a gaming wallet can buy is a "Razor" mouse. Im currently using the "Copperhead" with which Im very happy with atm.

With regards to AoE any €10 mouse will suffice. If u can afford it the MX series is great. I used a MX510 for several years and find it even more ergonomic than my current 1!

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I agree with LaZy about the Razor mice, and I sent a message to luukje to that effect (I didn't have forum permission yet).

Here's how my letter read:

I couldn't post in the forum, but Razer mice are incredibly good. They're light, SUPER comfortable, work until you hit them with a hammer, have a 7 foot-super-light-weight cord, gold connecting plugs and the best DPI/lasers/data speed of any mouse I have ever seen.

Also quite reasonably priced for mice that will last you FOREVER. Also have great drivers, with easily programmable buttons, On-The-Fly Sensitivity adjustment, and buttons programmable to macros (Handy for the "Select the TC & ring bell).

http://www.razerzone.com/t-store.aspx

Prices range from 39.99 to 99.99 USD for quite possibly the best mouse in the world.

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Razor are about the best gaming mice that money can buy, if your 99% gaming on your PC thenit is a worthwhile investment.

If you do a lot of other work on your PC and gaming is a small part of what you use it for (I use my PC about 10%-15% for gaming I think) then get an MX model. I got one recently, wireless, no batteries though..... just sits in it's own charger.

This is my mouse:

Logitech MX Revolution


One of the best buys I ever made. I had quite an expensive Microsoft mouse previously, it only lasted me 2 years before it pretty much gave up on me. (Very heavy use though). So I'm hoping this one will last me much longer.

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