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Is the MX518 still the ultimate gaming mouse?

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2 years ago#1
If I want a superb gaming mouse should I go with this old school original or has it been surpassed?
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2 years ago#2
Its successor, the G400, is better. Not the "ultimate" mouse though because shape is highly important and not everyone will like the G400/MX518 shape.
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2 years ago#3
copypasta of mice with perfect sensors:

Zowie EC1 evo
Zowie EC2 evo
Zowie AM
Zowie FK
WMO 1.1a
Logitech G400 / G400s
Razer Deathadder
Razer Abyssus
Roccat Savu
CM Storm Spawn
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2 years ago#4
...And the G500? *Gets shot*
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2 years ago#5
*keeps shooting*
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2 years ago#6
G500

-heavy
-sensor off-center
-weird weight distribution
-terrible consumer mouse scroll wheel
-Avago ADNS 9500 laser sensor with hardware acceleration
-Gimmicky "Add weight [to your heavy mouse] feature

You are better off with a G400s. Cheaper too.
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