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What's the best "boring" mouse?
« on: Mon, 22 January 2018, 08:19:00 »
I'm not a gamer, and I don't want a mouse to look flashy (think Madcatz RAT, or anything covered in RGB) but I still want a fairly large mouse with a decent optical sensor and navigation buttons. The only mouse that comes to mind is the MS intellimouse explorer 3. I haven't been here in a long time - so I haven't really been keeping up with the latest in peripherals. Any recommendations?
                
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Re: What's the best "boring" mouse?
« Reply #1 on: Mon, 22 January 2018, 08:20:11 »
look at zowie's stuff

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Re: What's the best "boring" mouse?
« Reply #2 on: Mon, 22 January 2018, 12:39:09 »
look at zowie's stuff

I second this. I just made a couple of posts about the Zowie EC1-B. It's very plain looking with no LEDs. It's very comfortable, large, and has a really great sensor.

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Re: What's the best "boring" mouse?
« Reply #3 on: Mon, 22 January 2018, 12:41:12 »
I'm not a gamer, and I don't want a mouse to look flashy (think Madcatz RAT, or anything covered in RGB) but I still want a fairly large mouse with a decent optical sensor and navigation buttons. The only mouse that comes to mind is the MS intellimouse explorer 3. I haven't been here in a long time - so I haven't really been keeping up with the latest in peripherals. Any recommendations?

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Re: What's the best "boring" mouse?
« Reply #4 on: Mon, 22 January 2018, 13:14:05 »
I've found Zowie's stuff to degrade faster than most though. The EC2 I had was a double-click machine in the worst of ways.

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Re: What's the best "boring" mouse?
« Reply #5 on: Mon, 22 January 2018, 13:48:20 »
Logitech G403, Ducky Secret, CM MasterMouse (not sure if they've sorted out the issues already though)…

I like the current Roccat Kone product line… with lights turned off, but buttons fully configured (EasyShift is amazing). Not sure if it's "boring", but it's great.

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Re: What's the best "boring" mouse?
« Reply #6 on: Fri, 26 January 2018, 23:37:28 »
If you're not going to game, then you should nab the Intellimouse Classic. It's basically the IE 3.0 but with a Blue Trac sensor. Great for non-gaming related stuff

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Re: What's the best "boring" mouse?
« Reply #7 on: Sat, 27 January 2018, 00:41:27 »
not to sound like tp4 but... This is my favorite "boring" mouse:
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Re: What's the best "boring" mouse?
« Reply #8 on: Sat, 27 January 2018, 14:13:45 »
not to sound like tp4 but... This is my favorite "boring" mouse:
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WMO or IMO is fine for gaming,  but for widescreen desktop use, the low dpi makes it -impractical-..


I think my Ergopwn 9000 is still the best desktop mouse available..

But if you had to go scrub-lvl-off the shell,  the new logitech wireless with the wireless pad is probably the go-to..

Although it's a bit xpensive.

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Re: What's the best "boring" mouse?
« Reply #9 on: Sun, 11 February 2018, 12:18:07 »
Logitech G102/G203, with the LEDs turned off it looks like anything you could get at the cheap local computer store, but its built well, has great buttons and a really good sensor.
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Re: What's the best "boring" mouse?
« Reply #10 on: Thu, 15 February 2018, 16:39:38 »
I have big hands.. 

I quite like the Steelseries Sensei ..the old version.. the sensor may be outdated (somewhat) for general usage this should pose no difficulties.

after more or less wearing out my MLG Sensei.. I bought a Zowie ZA11 .. it is pretty meh~ but the scroll wheel sucks a lot..

I'm in the market for a new mouse I guess.. I'm not super impressed with the Zowie in addition the abomination of a scroll wheel the left / right buttons on the mouse started to "shine" about the first time I used the mouse..

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Re: What's the best "boring" mouse?
« Reply #11 on: Thu, 15 February 2018, 19:44:51 »
Honestly, the best boring mouse is the Logitech G900/903.
Turn off the lighting and it's bland as can be, I even joked about it getting lost on the mousepad in my review and  here as well.
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Re: What's the best "boring" mouse?
« Reply #12 on: Thu, 15 February 2018, 21:14:02 »
I really like the Ducky Secret M, it has this nice middle ground between style and minimalism.

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Re: What's the best "boring" mouse?
« Reply #13 on: Sun, 18 February 2018, 19:42:57 »
Zowie, Microsoft, Ducky or Steelseries (probably more but that's what I think are nice). I have a Steelseries Rival 100 and when you turn off the LEDs, its a nice office mouse. If you're interested in wireless, consider some of Logitech's peripherals too!