What mouse for gaming?

By Tweakster ยท 8 replies
Jun 19, 2002
  1. What mouse

    What mouse do u 3D Gamers use? Im after a new mouse and i was thinking optical but i dont mind wires, what refresh rate is the mouse u recommend?
  2. Arris

    Arris TS Evangelist Posts: 4,730   +379

  3. Vehementi

    Vehementi TechSpot Paladin Posts: 2,704

  4. uncleel

    uncleel TS Rookie Posts: 980

  5. StormBringer

    StormBringer TS Maniac Posts: 2,244

    If you want to go optical but don't want to go cordless, you can also go that route though many people overlook the fact that they come both corded and cordless. I have an Intellimouse Explorer(cordless) and a Logitech optical(corded) as well as an Intellitrack Trackball, each has its advantage and disadvantage but for general gaming I prefer my Logitech, it seems to have better responsiveness than the intellimouse.
  6. LNCPapa

    LNCPapa TS Special Forces Posts: 4,276   +461

    It's really all going to boil down to personal preference, comfort, and how quickly you can get used to the mouse. I use a couple of Microsoft IntelliEye Explorers and a Microsoft IntelliEye Optical for gaming. Those are really the only 3 machines I game on so those are the only mice I use. You should prolly go try some out (friends and stores) and make sure you change configs and sensitivities to match what you'd actually use.

  7. Vehementi

    Vehementi TechSpot Paladin Posts: 2,704

    As soon as you get this supposed new mouse, be sure to do this to it ;)
    Since you apparently like to tweak stuff ;)
  8. ShIvAc

    ShIvAc TS Rookie

    I recommend the MS Intellipoint Explorer V3 .. :grinthumb
  9. Tweakster

    Tweakster TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 199

    I have purshased the Microsoft IntelliOptical mouse im very impressed with the actuacy obtained. Is it possible to Tweak this at all?
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