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The unique Logitech MX 518 from 2005 is a basic, and now they’ve launched a modernized model – The Logitech G MX518 Legendary with their flagship Hero sensor and a brand new look. But does it nonetheless maintain up?

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27 COMMENTS

  1. I don't get it. Why am I the only one that works with maxed out DPI… : Is it really that strange? I have it all the way up, and set so that moving it like 1cm spans the whole screen…

  2. When I was in high school (in 2008) my friend gave me his MX518 (which he has used through several years of WoW and cheeto consumption). I cleaned it up and replaced the feet and have been using it ever since! I'm afraid if i switch to another mouse my muscle memory screw me up.

  3. I literally chose the G502 because it is one of the only gaming mice I could find that also has the tiltwheel feature.

    RGB was a moot point, the freewheel is awesome but didn't factor, Sniper button (to Drop DPI while pressed), the braided cable means it will last nearly forever, and i don't know why I would want to make this sturdy 105g mouse heavier, but it has that option too.

    Honestly would still recommend the G502 because it has 9 additional features that make it worth the extra money.
    Same sensor with the same software support.

  4. Nope. Logitech is trash now. Bottom of the barrel QC and they won't replace my THIRD broken G902. They can suck a D. Even if the G5 was the best mouse i ever owned, Logitech are not the same company they were in the mid 2000's.

  5. I miss my Microsoft Sidewinder X5. The scroll wheel material had issues but for my big hands it was a perfect fit. My new mice (bought a couple Corsair and Razer mice to find a replacement) still feel like I'm shaking hands with a baby or have my pinkie dragging on the pad.

  6. Does anyone actually use the extremely high DPI that manufacturers exclaim in marketing? Because I never really go ever past 800. Maybe 1200

  7. I can't understand pay $50 for a mouse that isn't even wireless. Think about how crazy 16,000 DPI. That means on a 4k display you can go pixel perfect from one size of hte screen to the other in 1"4 inch of movement….. LOL. ok.

  8. I don't understand why people spend 1000$ on a mouse. My 15$ mouse is totally fine, it's got changeable RGB, 2 extra buttons which are good for gaming, a DPI button… Since when is the DPI change button something new or spectacular? All my three cheap mice have that.

  9. My logitech Mx518 mouse which i have purchased back in 2010 is still working after 8 years. It refuses to die. In the end i got fed up and bored from using it, so just recently i have purchased my new mice "Redragon dagger" from Aliexpress. That's all i have to say.

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