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Re: mouse pad hard or cloth ?
« Reply #15 on: 08:56 AM - 09/16/17 »
all buttons do work with the keyboard?

the newer xim versions increased the hardware support which is why i this keyboard most likely works now :)
if theres no issue with the keyboard i can add it to the compatible list
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Re: mouse pad hard or cloth ?
« Reply #16 on: 08:57 AM - 09/16/17 »
When I'm gaming with XIM I prefer hard pad's (Logitech G440), I find it much easier to break through the Aim Assist slowdown box - I'll use cloth when I'm PC Gaming :)
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Re: mouse pad hard or cloth ?
« Reply #17 on: 10:08 AM - 09/16/17 »
all buttons do work with the keyboard?

the newer xim versions increased the hardware support which is why i this keyboard most likely works now :)
if theres no issue with the keyboard i can add it to the compatible list
yes all button works

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Re: mouse pad hard or cloth ?
« Reply #18 on: 02:59 PM - 09/18/17 »
I used a cloth SteelSeries qck+ for 7 years, tried hard pads and just could never get used to them because of muscle memory. Also, I would argue that the qck is one of the slowest most control oriented pads out there.
There are a ton of different cloth pads out there that are much faster. I personally would recommend a more gradual change and just get a faster cloth pad.
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Re: mouse pad hard or cloth ?
« Reply #19 on: 01:46 AM - 03/13/18 »
logitech mousepads are unlike their mice really bad, dont buy them
It could just be a personal preference type of thing because a lot of the pros in the Overwatch League use the Logitech G640 cloth mousepad. I also have a Logitech G440 hard mouse pad, it’s actually a pretty decent pad. However, I usually use the Corsair mm400 over the G440 because the mouse doesn’t seem to glide as smooth on the G440.
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Re: mouse pad hard or cloth ?
« Reply #20 on: 02:07 AM - 03/13/18 »
I use a hybrid. SteelSeries Dex, get the speed of hard pad and control of a softpad
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Re: mouse pad hard or cloth ?
« Reply #21 on: 03:30 AM - 03/13/18 »
I have lots of different mats/pads and currently use the control side of a Corsair MM600.  Before that I used a Logitech G440.  Never got on with cloth.

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Re: mouse pad hard or cloth ?
« Reply #23 on: 10:45 PM - 03/13/18 »
Used cloth pads for over 10 years then switched to a G440 and wondered what I'd been missing. I find no lack of control if you have the control in your hands already. Cloth pads feel mushy to me now.

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Re: mouse pad hard or cloth ?
« Reply #24 on: 12:07 PM - 03/14/18 »
Are these cloth pads good as far as being cleanable? You know, for when you inevitably spill gin & tonic on them?

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Re: mouse pad hard or cloth ?
« Reply #25 on: 11:27 PM - 03/15/18 »
Are these cloth pads good as far as being cleanable? You know, for when you inevitably spill gin & tonic on them?
No not really, I mean you can try throwing a cloth pad in the wash but I don’t know if I’d recommend doing that because it could mess it up. Hard pads are much more “cleanable” and way easier to clean. Hard pads are also better anyway if you’re using really high DPI (12k 16k) like me.
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Re: mouse pad hard or cloth ?
« Reply #26 on: 01:46 AM - 03/16/18 »
Are these cloth pads good as far as being cleanable? You know, for when you inevitably spill gin & tonic on them?

Not cloth no. I know that my SteelSeries Dex is washable and waterproof so there must be others out there like that.
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Re: mouse pad hard or cloth ?
« Reply #27 on: 11:33 AM - 03/16/18 »
I've been using this hard pad, just realized for 8 years, so it's probably time for a new one. I've decided to give the Dex a try because of that 'best of both worlds' thing. But we'll see how it goes. Right now I think the biggest issue with my accuracy is overcoming static friction, I got some new mouse feet coming too. If the Dex turns out to be too grippy I'll probably try another hard pad, but only if its still good for control. Guess I might be putting Amazon Prime's return policy through its paces.

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Re: mouse pad hard or cloth ?
« Reply #28 on: 12:34 AM - 03/17/18 »
I've been using this hard pad, just realized for 8 years, so it's probably time for a new one. I've decided to give the Dex a try because of that 'best of both worlds' thing. But we'll see how it goes. Right now I think the biggest issue with my accuracy is overcoming static friction, I got some new mouse feet coming too. If the Dex turns out to be too grippy I'll probably try another hard pad, but only if its still good for control. Guess I might be putting Amazon Prime's return policy through its paces.

I just switched today from a Logitech G440 to a Steelseries QCK Prism using the hardpad side. It's superior to the Logi hard pad. It's smoother feeling in a good way.

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Re: mouse pad hard or cloth ?
« Reply #29 on: 10:12 AM - 03/28/18 »
Are these cloth pads good as far as being cleanable? You know, for when you inevitably spill gin & tonic on them?

Yes. I've washed several cloth pads (I'm now on the CoolerMaster Swift RX XL). They take longer to dry out than a hybrid or hard pad, obviously, but they work like new once they have.
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