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ZONA
05-03-2010, 02:37 AM
Probably more of a thread for the PC gamer then just somebody who surfs, but I'm curious what others have.

I've always been a fan of the Logictech products, for the most part.


I used to have the G500 and that was a sweet mouse but it did fail on me after 3 years. I did use the hell out of it but still expected it to last a bit longer.

So, went and got myself a G9X and I've got to say, this mouse is well worth the $99. It has even more weights then the G500 had but it has some really cool features also. I love the switch on the bottom where you can have your mouse wheel ratchet or spin free. You can really scroll with blazing speed with it. I also like the onboard memory where you can save profiles for different games/apps. Each one has it's own custom DPI setting along with it's own colored LED's. Comes with 2 different snap on outer shells. One for people with big hands that like a wide mouse (like me) and another one that is thinner.

And damn this thing is quiet. You can hardly even hear it click.


http://static.digitaltrends.com/images/reviews/logitech-g9x/2.jpg

Broncosfreak_56
05-03-2010, 02:59 AM
I got this baby. It doesn't have a scroll wheel, and the buttons stick sometimes. Also, it smells like cheetoes. And I think there is some sand in the ball underneath it. However, it is very resilient; it has been stepped on a couple times and thrown around quite a bit and still keeps on ticking. I highly recommend it.

http://rk86.com/frolov/mouse-1.jpg

TDmvp
05-03-2010, 03:03 AM
http://images.vnunet.com/v7_images/hardware/large/bg_microsoft09.gif

Love these so much i have extras unopened

Bet I have bought 10 of those...

ZONA
05-03-2010, 03:27 AM
http://images.vnunet.com/v7_images/hardware/large/bg_microsoft09.gif

Love these so much i have extras unopened

Bet I have bought 10 of those...

You don't game with that do you? Like FPS games? I don't think I've ever heard of anybody playing with one of those.

extralife
05-03-2010, 04:02 AM
http://members.chello.nl/g.balk4/review/logitech_mx518.jpg

The MX518, going on probably six years now. All other developments have been superfluous.

BroncoBuff
05-03-2010, 04:13 AM
I've been cordless since 98 ... couldn't imagine a mouse or keyboard with a cord.

Right now a Logitech model MX620. Rubber sides are great, excellent grip, and it was just $50 I think. Plus the batteries on these newer ones last for months at a time, I dunno how they do it. Bottom gets scuffed up because I don't use a pad and I move around alot - sometimes plug my PC thru an HDMI cord that runs all the way around the room to my TV, then I sit on the couch with the kb and mouse. Stream all kinds of Netflix crap ... sit the kb and mouse on the floor, reach down to click, etc. Gotta have cordless to do that.

http://www.landcomputer.hu/pic/termekkepek/MX620.jpg

BroncoBuff
05-03-2010, 04:25 AM
The MX518, going on probably six years now. All other developments have been superfluous.

Superfluous except for the cordless of course, and the ridiculously long battery life ... with a name like yours, I would think that would be important. Plus this one has a new super-fast scrolling feature ... but I don't use it, it's too manic for me. Maybe just to get past mock's posts :~ohyah!:

You should really try cordless. Even for desktop use only it's better ... you can pick it up and move it to rearrange papers and other items, whatever. With a cord, you're always tugging, even slightly. People always say there must be "dropouts" with cordless, but in 12 years, I recall maybe a dozen that weren't battery related.


Funny part about this TV hookup ... this new HDMI I have (always had SVHS until recently), as I sit here now I swear the graphics are more crisp on the 46" TV than on the 22" desktop. ???

gyldenlove
05-03-2010, 08:07 AM
http://www.erodovcdn.com/erodov/reviews/pc-peripherals/steelseries-kinzu/steelseries-kinzu.jpg

I am a southpaw so I have a really limited choice in gaming mice, I run an ambi dextrous steelseries right now because it is so light and has really good sensitivity which I find is important for FPS online.

mizzoutigers
05-03-2010, 08:23 AM
http://www.geekologie.com/images/2006/07/body-computer-mouse.jpg

jhns
05-03-2010, 09:05 AM
Razer Lachesis

houghtam
05-03-2010, 09:20 AM
You don't game with that do you? Like FPS games? I don't think I've ever heard of anybody playing with one of those.

I use the Logitech version of this, and I game quite a bit. I play World of Warcraft more than any FPS games, and it's great for WoW. FPS it's not too bad, you just really need to get used to it first.

Cito Pelon
05-03-2010, 09:34 AM
Maybe you nerds should do something more wholesome and manly, like gardening. ;)

I mean, really, a MOUSE thread? Jebus. With pics? Go buy a shovel.

listopencil
05-03-2010, 09:41 AM
I didn't go cordless.
http://farm1.static.flickr.com/33/45230267_450d751a01.jpg

WABronco
05-03-2010, 09:55 AM
g5...1337 fragger checking in!

Keep comin' with the 2 million DPI mice...I'm gonna buy my replacement g5 for 20 bucks!

bronco militia
05-03-2010, 10:11 AM
http://ateksource.com/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/5e06319eda06f020e43594a9c230972d/D/E/DELL_MOUSE2.jpg

$0.00

That One Guy
05-03-2010, 10:11 AM
I'll be honest, I didn't know mouse even mattered. Usually I just use my laptop touchpad. If I'm doing something intensive like Zuma, I'll bust out my car mouse.

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41aRgZXLuJL._SL160_AA160_.jpg

Kaylore
05-03-2010, 10:20 AM
The Verbatim wireless lazer mouse with recharge dock.
http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41famm3fbbL._SL500_AA280_.jpg

It's not very expensive for a lazer/wireless combo, especially including the charging dock.

OABB
05-03-2010, 10:30 AM
Gandolf would so kick Merlin's ass!

sorry, just wanted to fit in here.

UberBroncoMan
05-03-2010, 10:38 AM
http://www.geekologie.com/2007/04/mouse-mouse.jpg

RonDaChamp24
05-03-2010, 11:02 AM
I just use the mouse that came with my new IMAC.

Los Broncos
05-03-2010, 11:04 AM
Wireless Logitech, it was about 35-40 bucks.

sisterhellfyre
05-03-2010, 11:17 AM
I've been using the Logitech Trackman Marble for the last several years, and I like it a lot. The scrolling marble is responsive enough for a light touch, and it fits my hand comfortably.

Interesting that you like the wireless gear so much, Buff. I tried going wireless about 18 months ago. It seemed to make sense at the time: I was going to be laid up by surgery, and the wireless sounded like a great idea so I could read, draw, watch video, or whatever in any comfortable position. Didn't work out so well, tho: I've been using the Logitech Marble so long that it felt really weird to go back to a mouse of conventional shape. The wireless keyboard also had dead spots and really slow response time if I typed at my normal speed. Really disappointing, so I went back to my regular gear asap. Probably what I get for breaking my own rule against buying "Microsoft"-branded gear: I've avoided the M$ brand name wherever possible for at least 10 years now.

For work, however, I did just find a keyboard I've been pretty happy with: it has the split-keyboard ergonomic layout, with two USB ports in the keyboard header. I'd seen keyboards with USB on Macs, but hadn't seen it yet in PC gear. Love it, love it, love it!

theAPAOps5
05-03-2010, 11:27 AM
I have gipeto he is pretty cool I taught him to do tricks like run through a maze and all sorts of cool stuff.......

mizzoutigers
05-03-2010, 11:29 AM
http://www.geekologie.com/2007/04/mouse-mouse.jpg

cut your fingernails dude

LonghornBronco
05-03-2010, 11:45 AM
http://static.digitaltrends.com/images/reviews/logitech-g9x/2.jpg

Got the same mouse and love it... I tried the track ball and meh!

baja
05-03-2010, 12:13 PM
This;

http://storeimages.apple.com/1690/as-images.apple.com/is/image/AppleInc/MB829?wid=326&hei=326&fmt=jpeg&qlt=95&op_sharpen=0&resMode=bicub&op_usm=0.5,0.5,0,0&iccEmbed=0&layer=comp

And this;



http://storeimages.apple.com/1690/as-images.apple.com/is/image/AppleInc/MC184_AV1?wid=800&hei=800&fmt=jpeg&qlt=95&op_sharpen=0&resMode=bicub&op_usm=0.5,0.5,0,0&iccEmbed=0&layer=comp

BroncoBuff
05-04-2010, 02:22 PM
I didn't know mouse even mattered. Usually I just use my laptop touchpad.

Ugh ... I hate touchpads. I have to carry a mouse when I use a notebook.

bombay
05-04-2010, 02:31 PM
Modest.

That One Guy
05-04-2010, 02:53 PM
Ugh ... I hate touchpads. I have to carry a mouse when I use a notebook.

Touchpads are horrible but as long as you get an OK one, they're bearable. My wife has a laptop that just a thumb hovering too close while typing triggers and it ends up moving her cursor everywhere. I'm often tempted to loan it out on draft weekend and see who sends it to its grave.

Play2win
05-08-2010, 06:39 PM
This;

http://storeimages.apple.com/1690/as-images.apple.com/is/image/AppleInc/MB829?wid=326&hei=326&fmt=jpeg&qlt=95&op_sharpen=0&resMode=bicub&op_usm=0.5,0.5,0,0&iccEmbed=0&layer=comp



How is that mouse working out for you? My logitech VX is starting to give out (after 5 years). I am thinking about getting another Logitech, but they don't make the VX anymore.

I am thinking about getting the multitouch Apple mouse. So, how is it working out for you? I want to use it for graphics/photoshop/etc...

Requiem
05-08-2010, 06:42 PM
http://hackedgadgets.com/wp-content/computer_mouse_using_a_real_dead_mouse_3.jpg

TDmvp
05-08-2010, 06:44 PM
You don't game with that do you? Like FPS games? I don't think I've ever heard of anybody playing with one of those.

I like it for games cause I don't have to move the mouse just my thumb ...
I don't play shooters tho...

As far as on the pc , real time strat like command and conquer , some online rpgs ...


Mostly i game on consoles ... Madden ...

BroncoInferno
05-08-2010, 06:44 PM
what mouse do you have?

http://media.comicvine.com/uploads/1/12483/277673-175026-jerry_large.jpg

scorpio
05-08-2010, 06:49 PM
Logitech G5 and a G15 keyboard. Been thinking about updating.

http://www.cosmo.md/images/products/1662.jpg

http://www.logitech.com/repository/535/jpg/4717.1.0.jpg

Requiem
05-08-2010, 06:52 PM
chEcK oUt my CoMpuTer

http://krembanan.files.wordpress.com/2007/10/stephen-hawking.jpg

Natedog24
05-08-2010, 07:01 PM
http://i206.photobucket.com/albums/bb110/riseof_billa/gadjets/microsoft-habu-preview.jpg

Microsoft Habu

Mogulseeker
05-08-2010, 07:04 PM
http://www.problogger.net/wp-content/mighty-mouse.png

Killericon
05-08-2010, 07:09 PM
http://www.sizlopedia.com/wp-content/uploads/microsoft-sidewinder.jpg

Weighted, adjustable(DPI, weight), affordable, programmable bliss.

Play2win
05-08-2010, 07:11 PM
http://www.problogger.net/wp-content/mighty-mouse.png

I have this, but I don't like its form factor, plus not enough buttons... ;D




this is what I was using...

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41K1BJTG05L._SL500_AA300_.jpg

baja
05-08-2010, 10:10 PM
How is that mouse working out for you? My logitech VX is starting to give out (after 5 years). I am thinking about getting another Logitech, but they don't make the VX anymore.

I am thinking about getting the multitouch Apple mouse. So, how is it working out for you? I want to use it for graphics/photoshop/etc...

Eats batteries other than seems responsive.I have had it for about two years and works fine.

Play2win
05-08-2010, 11:53 PM
Eats batteries other than seems responsive.I have had it for about two years and works fine.

Thanks. Do you use the multi-touch (scrolling, etc.) that much, or more just as a normal mouse. Thanks...

Boobs McGee
05-09-2010, 01:46 AM
Logitech G5 and a G15 keyboard. Been thinking about updating.

http://www.cosmo.md/images/products/1662.jpg

http://www.logitech.com/repository/535/jpg/4717.1.0.jpg

holy balls that looks amazing. Question...what's with the display on the top of the keyboard? Is that some kind of a diagnostic readout?

Killericon
05-09-2010, 01:49 AM
holy balls that looks amazing. Question...what's with the display on the top of the keyboard? Is that some kind of a diagnostic readout?

It can do all sorts of things...RSS feeds, music info, etc. It's actually an opensource community. Lots of people write lots of different scripts for it. If you get the step up, it has a full colour screen.

ZONA
05-09-2010, 01:56 AM
http://www.sizlopedia.com/wp-content/uploads/microsoft-sidewinder.jpg

Weighted, adjustable(DPI, weight), affordable, programmable bliss.

I like that one. What brand/model is that?

Killericon
05-09-2010, 01:57 AM
I like that one. What brand/model is that?

Microsoft Sidewinder. It's the best mouse I've ever owned.

Boobs McGee
05-09-2010, 02:00 AM
It can do all sorts of things...RSS feeds, music info, etc. It's actually an opensource community. Lots of people write lots of different scripts for it. If you get the step up, it has a full colour screen.

wow, an opensource community for a keyboard! THATS innovation! Are all of the scripts available for free? Or is there some kind of monthly fee to download?

Killericon
05-09-2010, 02:05 AM
wow, an opensource community for a keyboard! THATS innovation! Are all of the scripts available for free? Or is there some kind of monthly fee to download?

All free. http://www.g15mods.com/mods.html

Here's the best one(Sir Real's):

http://static.zooomr.com/images/3525867_c9e2029a62_m.jpg

Along the top, we have the full date, number of unreal e-mails (displayed as envelopes) and the 24-hr time. The time and date format can be customized. In the next row, resource usage (CPU/MEM) is displayed. The CPU bar actually consists of three separate 1-pixel bars for my system: One for each core, and one for overall usage. To the right of that, the network usage (current KiB in/out) is displayed, using bars and the numerical value.

On the bottom row are four “slots”. These can be configured to display a variety of information from the supported modules of the plugin. I won’t repeat all of the features here, but it’s safe to say that most people will be satisfied. I have the a world-time clock in the first, the SpeedFan module (for system temperatures) in the second, speaker/volume information in the third and net-graph utilization in the fourth. Each module itself may have multiple screens of information, and you can cycle between them by pressing the LCD button below it. Furthermore, you can have multiple modules in each slot; just cycle between them by holding CTRL and pressing the corresponding LCD button.

As if all of these features weren’t enough (everything from support of Winamp/iTunes, to SpeedFan and TeamSpeak 2, and even detecting unresponsive programs), the setup is completely customizable by editing a simple configuration file. Instructions are in the file itself, so it’s a no-brainer. Furthermore, the applet is small – less than 80 KiB as of version 2.5, and is taking up less than 3 MiB of RAM after several days of continuous usage. CPU usage is similarly small.

FireFly
05-09-2010, 02:58 AM
Logitech G5

and I love it

Ratboy
05-09-2010, 04:56 AM
G9.

Ratboy
05-09-2010, 05:00 AM
Logitech G5 and a G15 keyboard. Been thinking about updating.

http://www.cosmo.md/images/products/1662.jpg

http://www.logitech.com/repository/535/jpg/4717.1.0.jpg

Well, if you are going to upgrade the keyboard, you have one option. This option costs $200.. a bit too pricey for me these days (getting away from gaming)

http://www.logitech.com/assets/17696/17696.png