wireless mouse & gaming

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  • twelveways 2 Apr 2013 11:56:39 4,077 posts
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    Hi,

    Whenever I use my wireless mouse for gaming I get quite a lot of lag on it. The game runs smoothly, just the mouse. I have checked the touchpad (Im on a laptop) and that works fine.

    Is this a common thing and is there anything I can do about it or should I invest in a nice wired mouse instead?
  • RobAnybody 2 Apr 2013 11:58:46 930 posts
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    What make of wirelses mouse is it? I've been using wireless Logitech mice for years with no noticeable lag in games, etc.

    Edited by RobAnybody at 11:59:22 02-04-2013
  • THFourteen 2 Apr 2013 12:02:00 33,930 posts
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    I've been using a Bluetooth Orochi mouse for years, also no lag.
  • twelveways 2 Apr 2013 12:05:04 4,077 posts
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    It's a microsoft one, nothing special but it is quite good quality I think, limited edition (I think) paint job for Chinese year of the dragon (I won it at work).

    It works perfectly the rest of the time. and I have tried two of them to the same effect (my girlfriend won one too).

    If noone else has this problem then I will try another wireless one, any recommendations in the low/mid budget range?
  • Buztafen 2 Apr 2013 12:15:02 16,404 posts
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    Have you tried using the mouse on different coloured surfaces? Some mice dont like certain colours. Also how far is the mouse away from the receiver?
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