'Gamer Mouse' I need advice please

  Graphicool1 25 Nov 12
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Hi

I normally play games through xBox, using a wireless xBox controller. The latter part of next year 'Skyrim Online' is going to be launched. However, apparently it can only be played via a PC and using a mouse. I've had a look at a few Gamer Mouse types, ranging from £10 - £100. The basic looks like a regular mouse, but there are others with all manner of key pads and other add-ons.

I am at a loss as to which to choose, advice please.

  Game Addict 25 Nov 12

I have also been looking at these gaming mouses and they are not necessary but they can give you a big advantage when playing these games. Also having a good gaming mouse mat can help. If you are going to buy one how much will you be spending.

  Graphicool1 25 Nov 12

Well that's it isn't it, as little as possible I guess. Although even at the lower end of the market £8.49 I can get an E-Blue Cobra 600 to 1600 DPI adjustable gaming mouse, with 6 buttons. I see you're intending to splash the cash on a new rig at xmas and are going with the mouse that comes as part of the package. Are you not considering upgrading the mouse?

I was intending to play on my samsung smart tv. But I'm now wondering if it has the spec to play these sort of games? Then I thought about hooking a laptop up to the tv. But I think that will have the same problem, basic graphics card. It's looking increasingly like I'll be playing on my PC. But without the 42 inch tv, my pc screen is 21 inch, but I still have another tv, the one I replaced with the samsung that's a 32 inch screen.

I built my rig last year at PC Specialists, it took a lot of juggling to get it to come in at £500. I went with the onboard soundcard, because the PC it was replacing had 4 speakers and sub woofer. My graphics card is an nVidia GeForce.

  ordep 25 Nov 12

I've tried various one's. But one I have now is the Microsoft Intellimouse 3.0.

You wont go far wrong with this one.

  Graphicool1 25 Nov 12

Hi ordep

Well, my regular mouse is a Logitech, which I too am happy with. However, It's a 'gaming mouse' that I'm looking for advice on, for online gaming. I think it needs at least 6 buttons and a DPI changer from 600 to something like 2400 dpi.

  Chronos the 2nd 26 Nov 12

I swear by Logitech's MX518 and I also have a Mionix Naos 3200 and both are comfortable to use for long periods. On both these mice I have replaces the feet to make them glide more smoothly on my Zowie Swift Black mousemat.

I have never gone for a mouse with a load of buttons as I find I never use them. Of the two mentioned above the MX518 is slightly ahead as a recommendation. Review.

  Graphicool1 26 Nov 12

Hi Chronos the 2nd

I've just checked out the 'Review' you provided. On the face of it, the 'Logitech MX518' sounds fairly basic to me. but with a higher price tag than I wanted to go to. Although, I too would prefer a small mouse, so that I can change the way I use it, to try and keep RSI at bay. It may be perceived as a frivolity; but I would never-the-less like a little bling, by way of a few blue led lights along the sides.

What about a DPI changer?

  Chronos the 2nd 26 Nov 12

What about a DPI changer?

Never felt the need to do it to be honest.

But how about this for a bit of bling? For a mousemat this is pretty cool.

By the way what is your budget for a mouse?

  Graphicool1 26 Nov 12

What about a DPI changer!

It's my opinion that this function is by way of a necessity for me. As my PCA name implies, I'm all about graphics and as such, being able to correct the DPI would enhance my pleasure. As, on the other hand not being able to, would decrease it.

As for your link...overkill! A little fuzzy blue glow down the sides is one thing. However, that would reflect in the monitor and positively be a spoiler!

My budget, I wouldn't really want to go above £25.

How does this sound at £13.99 post inc...

The Latest Model of Ajazz develops in high performance for playing games.

Providing all your need of gaming basic functions.

Included ultrafast response buttons, special Lightweight metal add in middle of mouse body.

Tracking and slide control with excellent performance.

Moveover Ray Eagle comes with a 4 level adjustable resolution feature: 1

ITEM DESCRIPTION

The Latest New Model: 7D Ray Eagle
100% Brand New in Box
High Quality, Compact Design and Measurable Weight
Fashion Ajazz Ray Eagle Style.
Ultra-precise Scroll Wheel
New Version: High Resolution: 2400DPI
Adjustable resolution feature: 1000/1600/2000/2400DPI
Resoulition adjustable in driverless-free drive
DPI Switch LED Light
Size: 111 x 67 x 39mm
Switch Life: 5 million cycle
16-bit ultra-wide data path
5400FPS frames per second (4.8 megapixels per second)
Zero-acoustic Ultraslick™ Teflon feet
Special Edition for Gaming
Ergonomic Both-handed design
Buttons: 7 buttons with scroll wheel (Two Side-Buttons)
Most suitable for Laptop user and PC user
Optical technology works on most surfaces
Intelligent connectivity. no need to code, plug & play
Built-weight iron, feel comfortable, mobile and stability
The USB cable length is up to about 1.8m
Compatible with Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, ME,2000 and Mac OS...or latest
Weight: about 120g±5g
Colors Available: BLACK

Retail Package Included:

1 x Optical Mouse  
1 x Retail Box Package
  Graphicool1 26 Nov 12

I'll try that again...

The Latest Model of Ajazz develops in high performance for playing games.

Providing all your need of gaming basic functions.

Included ultrafast response buttons, special Lightweight metal add in middle of mouse body.

Tracking and slide control with excellent performance.

Moveover Ray Eagle comes with a 4 level adjustable resolution feature: 1

ITEM DESCRIPTION

The Latest New Model: 7D Ray Eagle

100% Brand New in Box

High Quality, Compact Design and Measurable Weight

Fashion Ajazz Ray Eagle Style.

Ultra-precise Scroll Wheel

New Version: High Resolution: 2400DPI

Adjustable resolution feature: 1000/1600/2000/2400DPI

Resoulition adjustable in driverless-free drive

DPI Switch LED Light

Size: 111 x 67 x 39mm

Switch Life: 5 million cycle

16-bit ultra-wide data path

5400FPS frames per second (4.8 megapixels per second)

Zero-acoustic Ultraslick™ Teflon feet

Special Edition for Gaming

Ergonomic Both-handed design

Buttons: 7 buttons with scroll wheel (Two Side-Buttons)

Most suitable for Laptop user and PC user

Optical technology works on most surfaces

Intelligent connectivity. no need to code, plug & play

Built-weight iron, feel comfortable, mobile and stability

The USB cable length is up to about 1.8m

Compatible with Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, ME,2000 and Mac OS...or latest

Weight: about 120g±5g

Colors Available: BLACK

Retail Package Included:

1 x Optical Mouse

1 x Retail Box Package

  Graphicool1 26 Nov 12

Here's the link, scroll down...CLICK HERE

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