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Old February 25, 2011, 11:45 AM
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Default Setting up "rapid fire "

hey guys, i just bought today CM storm Sentinel mouse and i do not know how to setup the rapid fire thing cause i am new to gaming mice any help will be appreciated.
edit : what does DPI do in real world ? i noticed that i had to decrease the sensitivity to be able to do 5600 DPI

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Old February 25, 2011, 12:14 PM
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dpi = dots per inch
how many dots on your screen will the cursor move for every inch of physical movement
Please correct me if I'm wrong.
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Old February 25, 2011, 12:41 PM
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so the more , the better even when doing any thing else other than gaming ????
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Old February 25, 2011, 12:58 PM
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It depends on what you are doing. For fast-twitch reflex actions, like spinning around in a FPS game, more is better. Controlling a zoomed in twitchy sniper rifle, or drawing a strait line in Paint? Less is better.

I usually set my mice on a happy medium, and ignore it from then on. Others use different profiles for different games, and even different profiles inside the game.
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It depends on what you are doing. For fast-twitch reflex actions, like spinning around in a FPS game, more is better. Controlling a zoomed in twitchy sniper rifle, or drawing a strait line in Paint? Less is better.
Even if you want to do fast movements, it's still possible with low DPI. You merely need a larger mouse pad and be willing to fling your arm around ;) That's how one of my friends plays.

But really, it's personal preference. I find 3500DPI too fast, 1800DPI is a good general purpose one though.
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Old February 25, 2011, 03:40 PM
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guys, every time i increase the sensitivity and close the CM application and open it again, it goes back !!!
and in the games some of them : the cursor moves well in the game but in the menus it gets slower without doing any thing !!! how can i fix that ??
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