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Old 04-25-2009, 12:27 AM   #1
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Default Thinking of new mouse, anyone have a MX518 or OCZ?

OK so I want a new mouse. I like the looks of the MX518 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16826104178 but my friend said he tried it at Best Buy and he didn't like it. The mouse didn't click when you click one of the buttons, but more of smushes in like on a remote for your TV, he said there was no feedback. Anyone can confirm or deny this? Also I was thinking about this OCZ, very cheap and looks quite decent.

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Old 04-25-2009, 12:38 AM   #2
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The MX518 isn't like that at all. The model he saw was probably just worn out. I have the G5 and it's a fantastic mouse. Go for the G5 if you can, or the MX518 will still do you well. Go out and try the different mouse's. You can't really rely on one person's opinion. You need to give each one a test drive.
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A lot of people swear by the MX518 or the Razer Deathadder. I personally use a Steelseries Ikari.
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Default Re: Thinking of new mouse, anyone have a MX518 or OCZ?

I love my logitech g3. I don't like having a huge mouse in my hand, and this one was a freebie.
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I don't know about spending 40 bucks on a mouse for WoW and Age of Empires II
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Default Re: Thinking of new mouse, anyone have a MX518 or OCZ?

Id go for the mx518, ive had it for years now and it still works perfectly.
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I love my mx518
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For World of Warcraft? You don't really need a gaming mouse for that. You might as well get one of those gaming pads. Gaming mice are most utilized by first person shooters.

This would do you well for World of Warcraft and it doesn't break the bank.
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Default Re: Thinking of new mouse, anyone have a MX518 or OCZ?

Id rather go with the Razer Deathadder. I have the Razer Lachesis mouse and if your looking to spend around $80 on a mouse, id get the Lachesis but for the price id pick the Razer Deathadder
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I know that I don't need a great mouse for gaming on WoW or Age, but I don't like my mouse right now, so I'm just saying I need a mouse for everyday use, WoW, and Age. And that Steelseries WoW keyboard looks like a piece, no offense.
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