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    what mouse for cod4?

    think its time for the logitech roller ball to be put to rest, is there another ball mouse thats good for gaming or should i go to laser? id like some ectyra buttons for melee , grenade etc

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    i got a saitek gm3200 its perfect for games
    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/SAITEK-GM3200-...QQcmdZViewItem

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    i bought a mx518, good choice?

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    Quote Originally Posted by wasp9166 View Post
    i bought a mx518, good choice?
    Great choice, and I think the ergonomics of the mouse are fantastic.

    When I first started playing CoD4 I was using a Microsoft Habu (Laser)
    I loved this mouse and everything about it was great. Then low and behold I started getting the usb disconnect/reconnect issues infamous with laser mice.

    So this weekend I decided to pick up the Razer Lachesis (Laser) and it did the exact same thing with the disconnect/reconnect problems. Plus the profile of the mouse was a little too low for my taste

    Thats how I ended up going back to optical and picking up the Logitech.
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    MX518 4 life!!!!!!

    Best mouse... Period!!!!
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    cool, ive been using the logitech marble roller ball mouse for years, will take some getting used to, what are all the dpi settings for? does a higher dpi give you more accuracy in a game or something?

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    Make sure you turn acceleration off on your mouse if you are gaming with it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wasp9166 View Post
    cool, ive been using the logitech marble roller ball mouse for years, will take some getting used to, what are all the dpi settings for? does a higher dpi give you more accuracy in a game or something?
    Only if you can handle it! If you have a shaky hand then you will be less accurate. I typically run at about 800 DPI or if I move the mouse 1mm the entire screen pulls a 180 on me

    Start off with moderately setting your DPI and Polling Rate... then adjust accordingly.
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    whats acceleration?

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    Mouse pointer acceleration, it should be in your mouse settings somewhere.

    Turning acceleration off provides more consistent mousing performance because when acceleration is on, both how far you move the mouse and how fast you move the mouse factor into how far the cursor moves on screen, but without acceleration, only how far you move the mouse determines how much the cursor moves. It will allow you to be more precise with your mouse movements.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CGR View Post
    MX518 4 life!!!!!!

    Best mouse... Period!!!!
    +1
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    I'm still stuck in the ancient days of the MX1000. I've had a play with a MX518 on a mates PC, gotta say, really nice mouse. Good choice

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    I like my MX Revolution, but most people don't like it
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    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16826102011

    so you can insert a photo of your prom while you pwn.

    also I use the razer diamonback> mx518
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    Quote Originally Posted by wasp9166 View Post
    i bought a mx518, good choice?
    You only bought the greatest mouse ever. I've been using an MX518 for years now, and I have a new one in the box on my shelf for when this one gives out.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JonSimonzi View Post
    I have a G5, love it.
    +1 but thats a laser mouse man.

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    Long story short, nice choice on the 518. I had a couple. Super solid mouse.

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    wow, i lowered acceleration and my kills to deaths are even now, i could never hit sh**...............any other things i dont know? lol

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