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    Recommend me a mouse...

    Yeah I know, sounds daft.

    I'm looking for recommendations for a gaming mouse for a right handed person with big hands.
    I play a lot of FPS, and my current mouse (a Logitech mx500) lacks accuracy, and most significantly gets really uncomfortable. My hand doesn't fit to the mouse contours, so I find I have to grip the mouse with the ends of my fingers, which gives me pain in some of my joints. Oh, and the scroll wheel drives me mad - its too lose - its easy to scroll too far, and too easy to click down on it by mistake.

    I like a bit of weight in the mouse, but it would be nice if I could adjust it. Needs to be corded.

    Thanks!
    Last edited by Mutley; 06-03-2007 at 06:35 PM.

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    I have a bog standard Microsoft corded optical mouse, cost next to nothing.

    I find the std MS mouse the most comfortable by far.
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    mx laser logitech bluetooth think its the mx 1000... you would think i would know my own hairy friend

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    if you have fussy hand you might want to pop down pc world and check which ones fit nicely to give you a rough idea at least.

    Logitech G$.. might be an idea. G5 perhaps

    http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Produ...oductID=259065

    Can change the weight of this one

    http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Produ...oductID=342751

    always liked the look of this one but its cordless

    http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Produ...oductID=480704

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    Dont you start bashing cordless

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    I love my MX1000, comfy and the buttons on the side and good for assigning to weapons. I use one for knife and one for main weapon in BF2142, great for snatching those dogtags.

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    I do have an MX1000 as well as the 500, and I use that for work. I guess its more in the right direction shape and size wise, but I just prefer corded mice...nothing personal Metier9!

    Anybody had any experience of the MS Habu? I thought they were coming out with another mouse.

    I also heard several comments that the MS intellimouse though basic is really comfortable.

    The Logitech G5 certainly looks interesting.

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    When i see game and mouse in the same sentence... the G5 always pops up... or is that the G15? mehh

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    Ive got an intellimouse explorer 4 and ive had no trouble with it. I find it quite comfortable, havent used too many other mice though. Ive got large hands too and it maybe does seem a bit small though. The old intellimouse explorer 3 was more comfortable (one of the most comfortable mice ive ever used).

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    i have the mx518.

    Its similar to the G5 but not quite as accurate. it has an extra button on the side though.

    I love it and wouldnt replace it for anything less than a G5 or possibly a G7 (if the latency is better than normal wireless)

    It does hower suffer the same scroll problems as your :s

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    I believe the Habu would be suited to your needs - I have no personal experience, it's just what I've read from a Razer-blog website...
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    errr copperhead

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    The G5 is truely awesome, I've played with a Habu and a friend's copperhead but neither come close, the G5 is so comfy and ridiculously precise, you really notice the difference when gaming without it!
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    and the g7 is them same but without a wire and cost a bit more

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    I like the MX518, it's really good, but I wish Id gone for something a bit heavier.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tinners View Post
    I like the MX518, it's really good, but I wish Id gone for something a bit heavier.
    for the cash you may as well get laser and get a g5/g7

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