Gaming Mouse help? G5, G7 or G9?

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Looking for gaming mouse. Primarily comparing G5 and G7, but G9 is still an open choice. Want a good gaming mouse. Considering G7, need to know - is there noticable lag in FPS games? Any annoying lag? I really want the wireless. G5 seems to be a popular choice. If I don't get G7 I get either this or G9. G9 to me seems like a strange shaped more advanced version of the G5. I'm a palm user btw. My old mouse is just a $20 average mouse and it's pretty fine, but I'm starting to see it's limits. Link on Amazon http://www.amazon.com/Logitech-LX3-Optical-Mouse-Blue-Special/dp/B000GCARGO/ref=sr_1_12?ie=UTF8&s=electronics&qid=1227397802&sr=8-12 It's pretty comfy for me I guess but not too much. SO, just have a big argument over which mouse I should get G5 G7 or G9 thx

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    Wireless mice suck for gaming.

    Go for the G5 or the G9

    Personally I've owned the old G5 for a couple years and it's been fantastic. I would only want to upgrade to the G9 because it's better in some respects, but the new G5 is plenty of mouse.
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    Like, I know wireless mice suck for games, but from what I've heard, the G7 dosen't have lag like other wireless mice, can someone that has the G7 ellaborate on that?
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    The mouse has a very slight lag, and you'll only notice it if you really pay attention to it. The G5 has the same shape, and it's pretty comfortable.
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    You could always wait until this SideWinder comes out. Looks good, 4000DPi etc...
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    To Pox -
    1. It looks awesome
    2. But I can't wait until Feb.
    3. And def. can't pay $100, need $65 or less
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    Also, sssnake, does that lag affect gameplay in CS:S and TF2?
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    I guess I'll get G7. If I don't like it, I'll send it back to amazon and get the G5.
    Thanks for the help!
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    Don't even get a logitech. Get a razer!
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    Razer > Logitech

    Having tried the G5 my opinion is valid.
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    Razer FTW!
    DeathAdder could be at the right price range?
    But Lachesis would be the best choice.
    If it`s Lachesis then you should get Destructor as the mat since it`s the best mouse mat for Lachesis.
    For DeathAdder the Goliathus should be a good choice.
    Get a Razer! No lag never again!
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    Razer, yep! I got a DeathAdder and I'm not changing it!
    ... Unless it breaks, but then I will get another Razer.
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    Razer, yep! I got a DeathAdder and I'm not changing it!
    ... Unless it breaks, but then I will get another Razer.


    QFT.

    The deathadder is amazing.
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    The G7 owns!
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    TBH I've gone through a basic wireless mouse, to a Salmosa, to a Deathadder and am now on a Logitech G9 and although the shape is a little quirky the two choices of shape make it useful for me. I;ve found it the most responsive and overall best of the lot so I say go G9
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    Posted by gameripper

    TBH I've gone through a basic wireless mouse, to a Salmosa, to a Deathadder and am now on a Logitech G9 and although the shape is a little quirky the two choices of shape make it useful for me. I;ve found it the most responsive and overall best of the lot so I say go G9

    You forgot Lachesis, right?
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    Never had a lachesis
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    Posted by KaT_FisH

    Razer > Logitech

    Having tried the G5 my opinion is valid.

    Logitech > Razer

    Having owned a Deathadder, my opinion is valid. They're not ergonomic.
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    Posted by KniteWulf

    Wireless mice suck for gaming.

    Go for the G5 or the G9

    Personally I've owned the old G5 for a couple years and it's been fantastic. I would only want to upgrade to the G9 because it's better in some respects, but the new G5 is plenty of mouse.

    Nah, I found the best wireless gaming mouse ever, called Saitek Obsidian.
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    Posted by KniteWulf

    Wireless mice suck for gaming.

    Go for the G5 or the G9

    Personally I've owned the old G5 for a couple years and it's been fantastic. I would only want to upgrade to the G9 because it's better in some respects, but the new G5 is plenty of mouse.

    Nah, I found the best wireless gaming mouse ever, called Saitek Obsidian.

    You have to recharge the damn things and there is a time lag between movement in the mouse and registration on the PC. Why do you think you never see pro gamers with wireless mice? Wired is the way to go.
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    I recommend G9 over everything else mentioned in this thread. It's highly ergonomic and works like a charm. That's why I prefer Logitech over Razer and Saitek.
    The G9 might look strange but that's the ergonomic part baby! Fits like a glove as they say.
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    Posted by KniteWulf

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    Posted by KniteWulf

    Wireless mice suck for gaming.

    Go for the G5 or the G9

    Personally I've owned the old G5 for a couple years and it's been fantastic. I would only want to upgrade to the G9 because it's better in some respects, but the new G5 is plenty of mouse.

    Nah, I found the best wireless gaming mouse ever, called Saitek Obsidian.

    You have to recharge the damn things and there is a time lag between movement in the mouse and registration on the PC. Why do you think you never see pro gamers with wireless mice? Wired is the way to go.

    Haha, you have 2 of those things so its an easy switch.

    Also, this mouse has no time lag in movement, so it's ok.
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    Guys, let's stop the fanboyism, this guy needs help, not spam.
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    I've actually changed my mind not to get the G7, and set my focus on the G5 and G9.
    Is the G9 comftorable?
    Is the G5's blue texture comtorable?

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    Razer > Logitech

    Having tried the G5 my opinion is valid.

    Logitech > Razer

    Having owned a Deathadder, my opinion is valid. They're not ergonomic.


    Maybe if you are left handed...
    I have tried the Deathadder, copperhead and lachesis from razer and they've all fit my hand easily.
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    The g5 is really comfortable, but I moved over to the G9.

    The G5 is for more so...everything, the G9 is perfect for gaming since your hand needs to be in an odder position. Then again, you get used to it no matter what anyways.

    I don't like the way any Razer mice feel in my hand, but I do like their keyboards. So I can't help you out with anything about that.

    Recommend the G5 for you.
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    Posted by KaT_FisH

    Posted by KniteWulf

    Logitech > Razer

    Having owned a Deathadder, my opinion is valid. They're not ergonomic.


    Maybe if you are left handed...
    I have tried the Deathadder, copperhead and lachesis from razer and they've all fit my hand easily.

    I meant the Copperhead. It's been sitting in my drawer for months.

    I'm right handed and I cannot stand the way the Razer fits into my hand. The buttons on the right side of the mouse are damn near impossible to get to; it's the most awkward movement I've ever made on a mouse to hit a button. I have to either use my pinky or curve my ring finger in such a way that my index finger comes off the left mouse button. It's just awkward.

    The only good thing about it is that it glows awesome colors. But the G9 has customizable LED DPI meter, so it can be red, blue, orange..
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    G5 beats all.
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    Posted by KniteWulf

    I meant the Copperhead. It's been sitting in my drawer for months.

    I'm right handed and I cannot stand the way the Razer fits into my hand. The buttons on the right side of the mouse are damn near impossible to get to; it's the most awkward movement I've ever made on a mouse to hit a button. I have to either use my pinky or curve my ring finger in such a way that my index finger comes off the left mouse button. It's just awkward.

    The only good thing about it is that it glows awesome colors. But the G9 has customizable LED DPI meter, so it can be red, blue, orange..


    Well you are comparing one of Razers older products to one of Logitechs newer ones.
    Besides, the Razer mice all look far better than the Logitech ones.

    The Razer Lachesis beats the G9 both technically and ergonomically in my opinion. They fixed the problem with the buttons that you described, and it is for left handed and right handed people.
    It is a mouse made out of pure win.
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    Posted by KaT_FisH

    Posted by KniteWulf

    I meant the Copperhead. It's been sitting in my drawer for months.

    I'm right handed and I cannot stand the way the Razer fits into my hand. The buttons on the right side of the mouse are damn near impossible to get to; it's the most awkward movement I've ever made on a mouse to hit a button. I have to either use my pinky or curve my ring finger in such a way that my index finger comes off the left mouse button. It's just awkward.

    The only good thing about it is that it glows awesome colors. But the G9 has customizable LED DPI meter, so it can be red, blue, orange..


    Well you are comparing one of Razers older products to one of Logitechs newer ones.
    Besides, the Razer mice all look far better than the Logitech ones.

    The Razer Lachesis beats the G9 both technically and ergonomically in my opinion. They fixed the problem with the buttons that you described, and it is for left handed and right handed people.
    It is a mouse made out of pure win.

    Yeah but when I got the Copperhead, it was the best one they had. I'll give you that they look fucking awesome, but I can't believe that the Lachesis would beat out the G5 or G9 in terms of ergonomics.
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    Posted by elvins97

    I've actually changed my mind not to get the G7, and set my focus on the G5 and G9.
    Is the G9 comftorable?
    Is the G5's blue texture comtorable?



    Yes, yes it is... I've had both G5's, the normal version and the black/blue version, they both own and feel very comfortable.
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    Getting a G5.
    Don't like it, then I'll send it back and get a G9.
    I just need my whole palm on the mouse. I actually am I mix of the two - I don't wave my arms arround, I move it more with my wrist and fingers, but my palm rests completely on the mouse, unlike a claw user's.
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