-1

I am using this mouse i got from my old windows seven computer for my laptop and i have been using certain sites to practice my aiming for a few months now. i was wondering if practicing with the mouse would make me better or worse with better mice such as the Razer DeathAdder Chroma Mouse and the Logitech G900 Chaos Spectrum.

4
  • This depends entirely on personal muscle memory, how each mouse functions, and your ability to adapt. It's far too personal to be able to answer. – Frank Nov 10 '16 at 4:16
  • Adding on to Frank's response, the change in aiming will not differ much. In CSGO, I switched from a $10 wireless laser mouse to a Logitech G502 with no perceivable difference. Practicing in general will making you better, not your equipment. – Banh Mi Dac Biet Nov 10 '16 at 6:10
  • Actually it is possible to give a valid answer: No, it won't. It's all about technical details. – dly Nov 10 '16 at 7:22
  • Practicing with a crappy mouse is not on the list. – Mazura Nov 12 '16 at 17:56
3

The price of the mouse does not have anything to do with that. It depends on several factors, where a cheap mouse can be as good as an expensive one.

The factors are:

  • Surface quality
  • DPI
  • Laser/optical
  • Drag resistance
  • You

The DPI is the most important setting. A new DPI setting will always need some getting used to. So if you want to practice a new setting, start with DPI.

Also a new mouse will most likely glide a lot better than your old one making it somewhat different to aim, even with the same DPI. That would be a good time to buy a new mouse surface, if you planned to do so in the near future anyway. (If not, clean it!)
That said, the drag resistance will be a lot less than before, which again needs some getting used to. - But it's worth it.

The final factor is yourself: How fast you can adapt to a new mouse and how comfortable you feel. It's unpredictable, how using different mouses will improve your personal skills. Technically it shouldn't make a difference.

TL;DR:
If you buy a new mouse and keep using the same DPI it will be only a short time to get used to it, but it will not improve your aim using an old mouse and then switching to a better one. Just switch right away, if you planned to do so.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.