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    Default Cooler Master Storm Sentinel Advance

    With Cooler Master's first foray into the highly competitive mouse market, the Sentinel Advance looks extremely attractive, and Cooler Master appears to have hit all the right notes with this rodent. The features on the Sentinel also look to include just about everything but the kitchen sink. Aesthetics may help sell a mouse, but the comfort, ergonomics, and drivers are what often make or break the deal for most diehard gamers. We'll take a very close look today at each of these factors to see if Cooler Master can run with the big dogs or is left on the porch.



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    Great review ! Photos showing the light changes were a nice touch. I did find the Sentinels price, a little on the expensive side, however $20 for the pad is a very decent deal. I could see $70 if they included the pad, now that would be a very good deal.

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    In the way of..........your legs? LOL.

    Great wireless mice are extremely rare, I only know of 2 that can pass muster, and both are VERY expensive, with one absurdly, certifiably crazy expensive.

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    Sidewinder X8 and razer mamba are the best wireless mice. the razer has quite a few reliability problems though.

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    I was thinking of the Logitech MX Revolution and Razer Mamba. I was actually toying with the idea of buying the Mamba but it's insanely expensive in Canada, double the price of most gaming mice. And Razer is unfortunately not very willing to give out many samples, so I guess it may remain as a great mouse that's heavily overpriced. I was hoping to see if it corrected the shortcomings of the Death Adder.

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    what would you prefer, mamba or sidewinder? mamba has more dpi while sidewinder has more acceleration i believe. both have overkill specs though. the sidewinder has the advantage of being able to use any AA battery and allows you to use a akaline battery so you only replace it every month instead of charging once every few days.

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    You guys forgot about Logitech G7 Laser Wireless Gaming mouse.
    It was one of the first or should i say first Wireless Gaming Mouse that i ranked the best mouse i've ever used. Raked up thousands of points playing Battlefield 2 with that mouse.
    I am still looking for one now but its obsolete, not sure why logitech decided not to reproduce any more wireless gaming mice

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    Well I don't think DPI or acceleration makes or breaks a mouse, to be honest. 5600 DPI, even on a 24" LCD is insanely high and far too "touchy" for 99.9% of the people out there. 3200 DPI is more than enough. Features certainly do help, but what makes or breaks a mouse is its ergonomics and feel. All the features in the world will not save a bad mouse. But a mouse that fits like a glove, with smooth movements and butter soft clicking.....now that's a mouse that people keep for years, even if it doesn't have the latest uber options and customization available. In the end, a mouse needs to.....just WORK. The other stuff is a bonus.

    I've not seen the perfect mouse to date, and I've seen and used most of them out there, at least all the popular ones. A few come awfully close, but they always have some fatal flaw or critically-lacking feature. Sooooo close, yet sooooo far. The perfect mouse, I think, would actually be a combination of some of the best features of the best mice on the market. I'm not sure why a company hasn't just sat down and combined those best features and put out the One Mouse to Rule Them All.

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