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    Gaming Mousepad

    I'm looking to buy a gaming mousepad and I've heard that Razer make good products. I'm interested in their Goliathus line, but what is the difference between the speed/control series and which should I buy? Open to suggestions for other mousepads but preferably lower than £15 and available at Scan. The Omega size Razer pads look like an ideal.
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    Re: Gaming Mousepad

    bahh my wilkos mousemat for £2 does the job

    But if your serious about a good mousemat get a SteelSeries my friend has one & my god it is nice

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    Re: Gaming Mousepad

    I've got the eXactMat from Razer and I love it. It has speed and control sides/surfaces (double sided). Speed is alot smoother than control, and allows for quick movement across the mat. Where as with control you have a little resistance while gliding the mouse across, which gives you alot more control and accuracy in terms of mouse movement. I pretty much just use control.

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    Re: Gaming Mousepad

    Ive got 2 Razer Mantis Speed Mats and their great, much better than any of the cheap little mousemats, I would recommend one.

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    Re: Gaming Mousepad

    Anybody have a cloth mat? Might have to try one of those next.

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    Re: Gaming Mousepad

    Thanks guys, good advice. I think the eXactMat is a little to big for my desk. Will probably be using it vertically. Stuck between the control and speed now lol.

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    Re: Gaming Mousepad

    Quick question - will these mousepads work ok with a laser mouse?

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    Re: Gaming Mousepad

    Yes they work fine with laser mice, my Habu uses a laser and its totally fine.

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    Re: Gaming Mousepad

    Thanks. I might get an optical gaming mouse soon but I currently have a cordless laser mouse. I'm off to order one now...
    Last edited by watercooled; 18-02-2009 at 04:45 PM.

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    Re: Gaming Mousepad

    arent laser mouses better than optical

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    Re: Gaming Mousepad

    Quote Originally Posted by Infinite View Post
    arent laser mouses better than optical
    Yes they are.

    I just bought a SSeries S&S Solo Mouse Pad which I'm happy with.

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    Re: Gaming Mousepad

    all someone needs to do now is make an optical laser and we can do EYE SURGERY
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    Re: Gaming Mousepad

    Quote Originally Posted by Infinite View Post
    arent laser mouses better than optical
    It's open to debate - some people say optical mice are better, others say laser mice are better.

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    Re: Gaming Mousepad

    /me goes to hunt the internet for a decent comparison

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    Re: Gaming Mousepad

    I'm a cloth mat only gamer and can't stand the plastic/glass things. Of all the mats I've tried, my personal favourite is the QPad. For reference, I'm using a Logitech G5.

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    Re: Gaming Mousepad

    Quote Originally Posted by watercooled View Post
    Thanks. I might get an optical gaming mouse soon but I currently have a cordless laser mouse. I'm off to order one now...
    You would notice a better improvement going to a cabled laser mouse...rather than buying a mousmat.

    Just my 2 cents..

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