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Posted 21 October 2010 - 11:46 PM

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Posted 22 October 2010 - 07:36 AM

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Posted 22 October 2010 - 08:04 AM

Oh i see... Liberty prime is Facebook!

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Posted 23 October 2010 - 01:30 AM

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Communism... tsk tsk
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Posted 24 October 2010 - 07:29 PM

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Posted 30 October 2010 - 04:02 AM

True!

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Posted 30 October 2010 - 04:57 PM

Well, I've been using the Deathadder for about a week now. Frankly, the general difference in accuracy is minuscule in comparison to the wireless Logitech mouse I was using before, but the former's performance does feel a bit smoother overall. It probably helps that it is quite a bit lighter, so it's easier to move around. Those two AAs certainly weighed down the wireless one. I wasn't that aware of it until I made a side by side comparison.

Was this mouse replacement necessary? Probably not. Though now that I'm getting used to it it feels more comfortable.
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Posted 30 October 2010 - 05:10 PM

View PostPegasus, on 30 October 2010 - 04:57 PM, said:

Well, I've been using the Deathadder for about a week now. Frankly, the general difference in accuracy is minuscule in comparison to the wireless Logitech mouse I was using before, but the former's performance does feel a bit smoother overall. It probably helps that it is quite a bit lighter, so it's easier to move around. Those two AAs certainly weighed down the wireless one. I wasn't that aware of it until I made a side by side comparison.

Was this mouse replacement necessary? Probably not. Though now that I'm getting used to it it feels more comfortable.

Excellent, another member joins our swelling ranks. ::maniacal laughter::

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Posted 30 October 2010 - 05:19 PM

View PostPegasus, on 30 October 2010 - 04:57 PM, said:

Well, I've been using the Deathadder for about a week now. Frankly, the general difference in accuracy is minuscule in comparison to the wireless Logitech mouse I was using before, but the former's performance does feel a bit smoother overall. It probably helps that it is quite a bit lighter, so it's easier to move around. Those two AAs certainly weighed down the wireless one. I wasn't that aware of it until I made a side by side comparison.

Was this mouse replacement necessary? Probably not. Though now that I'm getting used to it it feels more comfortable.

you can down the Hz and the dpi if you want to make it smoother
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Posted 30 October 2010 - 05:58 PM

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Excellent, another member joins our swelling ranks. ::maniacal laughter::

You should get some ointment to put on those ranks, to keep the swelling down.

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Posted 30 October 2010 - 07:27 PM

View PostSneaky Snake, on 30 October 2010 - 05:19 PM, said:

you can down the Hz and the dpi if you want to make it smoother

I played around a little with the utility/driver I downloaded from Razor's site to see what works best, and 3500dpi and 500hz work great for me. I'm still scratching my head though about people exclaiming in some user reviews that the extra buttons weren't programmable on Mac. Works just fine for me. *shrug*
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Posted 31 October 2010 - 02:13 AM

View PostEric5h5, on 30 October 2010 - 05:58 PM, said:

You should get some ointment to put on those ranks, to keep the swelling down.
Ha ha ha, :lol:

View PostPegasus, on 30 October 2010 - 07:27 PM, said:

I played around a little with the utility/driver I downloaded from Razor's site to see what works best, and 3500dpi and 500hz work great for me. I'm still scratching my head though about people exclaiming in some user reviews that the extra buttons weren't programmable on Mac. Works just fine for me. *shrug*
Yeah, every mouse set-up will be different for everyone. I know I like the polling rate at 800hz instead. I also do not understand how people can say that the extra buttons cannot be programmable on OSX.

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Posted 27 June 2011 - 12:12 PM

View PostThain Esh Kelch, on 28 September 2010 - 01:40 AM, said:

Logitech MX518. Cheap and great for gaming.
A cautionary tale: The scroll wheel on my trusty MX510 died recently, so I figured I'd get either another 510 or a 518 since I like the button layout. Couldn't find a 510, so got a 518 at a very reasonable price, despite it not being listed as Mac compatible (everyone on the web seemed to be saying it worked fine). But when I plugged it in, the buttons immediately above and below the scroll wheel seemed to be hardwired to increase and decrease the DPI, with USB Overdrive unable to do anything about it.

So be aware that there appear to be multiple revisions of the MX518 out there. The one I got needs special driver voodoo to make the aforementioned buttons programmable. Logitech's Windows drivers (SetPoint) can do it, the latest version of Steermouse can do it, ControllerMate and USB Overdrive cannot.

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Posted 27 June 2011 - 09:50 PM

I went from the Logitech mx 518 optical which was a 9 out of 10 to the razer imperator which i would rate as a 7 out of 10.
I went back to Logitech with the g700 which i loved in Starcraft 2 but everywhere else hated. 9 out of 10 in SC2, 4 out of 10 in everyday or FPS.
Finally settled on the Logitech g500, feels like the mx 518 pretty much and i love it for everything. 9 out of 10.
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Posted 28 June 2011 - 12:19 AM

View PostTesseract, on 27 June 2011 - 12:12 PM, said:

A cautionary tale: The scroll wheel on my trusty MX510 died recently, so I figured I'd get either another 510 or a 518 since I like the button layout. Couldn't find a 510, so got a 518 at a very reasonable price, despite it not being listed as Mac compatible (everyone on the web seemed to be saying it worked fine). But when I plugged it in, the buttons immediately above and below the scroll wheel seemed to be hardwired to increase and decrease the DPI, with USB Overdrive unable to do anything about it.

So be aware that there appear to be multiple revisions of the MX518 out there. The one I got needs special driver voodoo to make the aforementioned buttons programmable. Logitech's Windows drivers (SetPoint) can do it, the latest version of Steermouse can do it, ControllerMate and USB Overdrive cannot.
Good to know! Because I was thinking of buying a second one for my work MBP..
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Posted 15 July 2011 - 08:39 AM

I've got a Razer DeathAdder 3500dpi to replace my Razer Diamondback - helluva difference! My kill:death ratio made an excellent turn for the better in all FPS games, my main being CoD4! I wish they'd remake their Boomslang into a laser edition but c'est la vie. That was a great mouse but required constant trackball cleaning!
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Posted 21 July 2011 - 12:09 AM

I wonder if there is any real difference between the old Deathadder and the 3500 dpi version.

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Posted 27 July 2011 - 08:48 PM

I am a big fan of the Razer Naga.  The 12 extra buttons on the side just can't be beaten.  To me the number of buttons is what makes a mouse useful for gaming.  

The feel is also excellent, far better than most other gaming mice I have tried.  The cost is a bit steep, but I liked it enough that I bought a 2nd for on the road.