I found that a mouse can be one of your most usefull tools and investing in a good mouse can mean a world of difference in your overall happiness when it comes to using your computer.
Equally as important is your mouse pad.
I have two desktops that both my wife and I actively use.
on both computers we use the Razer Diamondback.
1. one in Plasm Blue
2. one in Chameleon Green
Here are the Technical Specifications
Optical engine powered by Razer Precision™
1600 DPI, twice that of conventional high performance sensors
Ultra large non-slip mouse buttons, tactile response design
Award winning Razer drivers featuring On-the-Fly sensitivity™ adjustment
Frame rate over 6400 frames per second (5.8 megapixels per second)
16 bit data path, as compared to 8 bit and 12 bit data paths
used by other conventional mice
Always-On™ Mode – the optical sensor never powers down -
provides instantaneous response at all times during gameplay
High speed motion detection, up to 40ips and 15g
Buttons – 7 physical buttons optimized for gaming response and
Non-slip side rails and new ergonomic ambidextrous design
Zero acoustic Teflon feet for smooth motion over any surface
Gold plated USB connector for maximum conductivity
Size: 5.04" length x 2.5" width x 1.54" height
7 foot, lightweight, non-tangle cord
Chameleon Green and Magma (red) translucent chassis options available
Comes with custom designed Razer Diamondback™ Lan-Pack for storage and transport.
We also use the same Mousepad
Razer eXactMat (Bundle Package includes specially-designed gel-filled wrist rest.)
Here is the Technical Specifications
The Razer eXactMat™ - Razer's first mousing surface!
Two-sided, longer-lasting Anodized Aluminum mousing surfaces
"SPEED" for high-sensitivity users
"CONTROL" side for low-sensitivity and professional design users
Over-sized and uniquely-shaped, 10.4" x 13" x 0.1" (265 x 330 mm x 2.5 mm)
Jet-black with Razer™ green logo
Non-slip, anti-reflective, abrasion resistant hard coat
Bundle Package includes specially-designed gel-filled wrist rest.
primarily we use the "CONTROL" side.