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How many mouse buttons is enough for you?

#1KamenRiderBladePosted 5/24/2014 8:21:48 PM
Since everybody seems to like a different amount of mouse buttons, how many do you like on your mouse? - Results (318 votes)
3 (The basic configuration, LMB, RMB, Mouse Wheel & Button)
34.28% (109 votes)
4.4% (14 votes)
31.45% (100 votes)
5.03% (16 votes)
6.6% (21 votes)
1.57% (5 votes)
1.57% (5 votes)
1.26% (4 votes)
1.57% (5 votes)
As many as possible while being ergonomic
12.26% (39 votes)
This poll is now closed.
Why do you like the amount of mouse buttons that you like.

Personally, the more the merrier, I use a Logitech G600, and the 12 buttons on the side are awesome.
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#2WyzeGyePosted 5/24/2014 8:25:02 PM
rmb, lmb, mmb, browser forward, browser back, volume up, volume down.
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#3cody4783Posted 5/24/2014 8:26:58 PM
Based on the mice I've used and enjoyed, I guess the 7-8 button range is "Enough" and/or my minimum now.

Aside from the standard 3, I usually have:
-2 Side buttons (Usually mapped to F5 and "Browser Back"; Mapped to many functions in-game)
-DPI Up/Down
-And an optional Profile switch. The Sentinel Advance (Original and v2) I've used have had this, and I kinda like it.
#4codyorrPosted 5/24/2014 8:44:16 PM
I personally like to crank it up to 11.
#5mccue166Posted 5/24/2014 8:44:28 PM
5. RMB, LMB, MMB, browser back and forward.
#6Majoras_pantsPosted 5/24/2014 8:51:22 PM
5 plus 2 for changing dpi settings.
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#7KidInTheHallPosted 5/24/2014 8:51:45 PM
mccue166 posted...
5. RMB, LMB, MMB, browser back and forward.

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#8Xantose161Posted 5/24/2014 9:01:04 PM
I have currently have an 11 button mouse, but I'm satisfied between 7 to 11. After 11 it becomes a bit much and before 7 is just not as many as I'd like.
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#9Knighted DragonPosted 5/24/2014 9:07:49 PM
My current mouse has 15 buttons which is pretty nice. I use pretty much every single one while just browsing the internet and I actually run out sometimes when mapping too many keys in games. Still, I could probably get by with only the basic buttons + forward and back buttons + at least 2 more buttons. It's so nice to be able to close and reopen a tab instantly with my mouse. You don't realize how often you do that, but I use those two macro keys hundreds of times a day, with my refresh macro key not far behind
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#10SnadadosPosted 5/24/2014 9:11:10 PM
LM, RM, scroll click, x2 side. I just with more mice put the second side button on the right for my ring finger.
I don't count DPI up/down as I rarely use those in game and they usually aren't positioned right or feel responsive enough to be used mid game for other functions.
I do like having DPI buttons when I'm using image editing programs.
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