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    Gaming mousemats

    I currently run my mouse on my wooden desk but I'm thinking of upgrading to a good mousepad, I'd seen the steelseries SP and found some good reviews for it and was about to order it when I read that laser mice wouldn't work on it, which is no good as I'm going to get a sidewinder.

    Obviously mousemats aren't as straightforward as I'd thought, so I tried to look for a comprehensive group test or a mousemat's buyers guide but I didn't find much apart from some vauge mention of cloth and hard mousemats.

    So can anyone give me advice on the different types, what I should be looking for or any other well-reviewed models of mousemat availible in the UK?

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    Lifelong fan of Ratpadz myself.
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    Re: Gaming mousemats

    I have this and IMO its a bargain.
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    Re: Gaming mousemats

    I have a Razer exactmat can't fault it, well apart from the price http://scan.co.uk/Product.aspx?WebProductId=393940


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    Re: Gaming mousemats

    Ive got two Razer Mantis Speed Mats, theyre great and also huge so youve always got enough room to move, I would recommend them to anyone.

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    Re: Gaming mousemats

    Quote Originally Posted by Webby View Post
    I have a Razer exactmat can't fault it, well apart from the price http://scan.co.uk/Product.aspx?WebProductId=393940

    Have the exact same mouse mat, but I got it from Play.com for £17.99, be warned though its huge!!

    /Rookie

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    Re: Gaming mousemats

    I'm using the Razer mantis control and it's great, i'm not sure if laser mice work on it as i'm using a deathadder but i don't see why they wouldn't.

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...item=400&num=1

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    Re: Gaming mousemats

    Quote Originally Posted by Tr0gdor View Post
    I'm using the Razer mantis control and it's great, i'm not sure if laser mice work on it as i'm using a deathadder but i don't see why they wouldn't.

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...item=400&num=1
    Laser Mice work fine on those surfaces, ive got a deathadder on one which is fine and a Habu on the other (which is laser I believe) and thats fine also.

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    Re: Gaming mousemats

    Deathadder is Infra Red, but the Habu is indeed Laser.

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    Re: Gaming mousemats

    Quote Originally Posted by Webby View Post
    Deathadder is Infra Red, but the Habu is indeed Laser.
    Was about to add that myself

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    Re: Gaming mousemats

    I have 2 Everglide Titan mouse mats and love them both (got the reg and Fnatic). My mouse glides very well and they are durable. I have had the reg one for a few years now. Woudln't change them for anything.
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    Re: Gaming mousemats

    Quote Originally Posted by 0iD View Post
    Lifelong fan of Ratpadz myself.
    Still using my Ratpadz GS from almost 8 years ago if not longer, slightly worn but it still does the job with the MS Habu

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    Re: Gaming mousemats

    Rather like my Icemat

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    Re: Gaming mousemats

    Nobody suggest the QcK yet? one of the most popular mousepads for cs players @ least

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    Re: Gaming mousemats

    I have an icemat which I hate. It gets very scratchy even with minor dust and then cleaning the dust out off the mouse becomes a mission and then.....aaaaargh a crumb.
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    I got this from here.
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