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Anyone with big hands help me choose a gaming mouse?

Discussion in 'Gaming Peripherals' started by aaronjunited, 4 Jun 2020.

  1. aaronjunited


    Joined: 13 Sep 2011

    Posts: 183

    Location: N.IRELAND

    As the title says. I have 21.5cm long hands and 11cm width. Looking for a great mouse that will be comfortable for me but still performs in shooters.

    I've been using my trusty MX518 for years now but I have noticed since playing games again with it that I have outgrown it and it doesn't fit my hand properly now.
  2. MissChief


    Joined: 17 Jul 2010

    Posts: 18,655

    Glorious PC Gaming race Model D for big hands. I love mine. It’s very light. Only thing if you like changing DPI for different tasks the DPI button is on the bottom. Other than that it’s brilliant.
  3. TheDesX77


    Joined: 21 Oct 2012

    Posts: 164

    Location: Surrey

    I have similar sized hands and use a Mionix Naos 7000 which I find pretty comfortable. The Naos models seem to be quite hard to find in stock at the moment though.
  4. Infiniteey


    Joined: 23 Sep 2014

    Posts: 173

    I too have similar sized hands and I use a Logitech G305. Probably the best mouse I used in a while. Works perfectly for playing FPS with a claw grip.
  5. Quartz


    Joined: 1 Apr 2014

    Posts: 11,600

    Location: Aberdeen

    Take a look at trackballs.
  6. Athletic-Anchovy


    Joined: 5 May 2020

    Posts: 10

    Location: USA/Rhode Island

    Maybe the Razer Death Adder?
  7. wildman


    Joined: 7 Nov 2002

    Posts: 6,393

    Location: pantyhose factory

    I use Rzer mamba wireless, it's great in Starwars battlefront 2 and COD. Probably over priced for what it is, but I have it for over 4 years now and it works flawlessly as the first day i took it out of the box.
  8. d_brennen


    Joined: 30 Jan 2009

    Posts: 15,852

    Location: Aquilonem Londinensi

    Using a Logitech MX Master 2 personally. By all accounts it's not great for gaming but my reflexes can't tell. Just find it comfortable. Most mice I've tried feel cramped and make me claw
  9. timmy222

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 1,326

    Logitech G305 - I use one and have sausage fingers.
  10. Zefan


    Joined: 15 Jan 2006

    Posts: 30,117

    Location: Tosche Station

    Intellimouse Pro is an absolute chonker :cool:
  11. Souness

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 20 Feb 2007

    Posts: 1,655

    I just got the model D and the DPI button is on the top now. Maybe they updated it. Got it a few weeks ago and very happy with it. Very light and responsive. Would recommend. Similar size to my old Zowie EC1A but maybe a fraction slimmer which I don't mind.
  12. ttaskmaster


    Joined: 11 Sep 2013

    Posts: 10,092

    Logitech G700S
    Coolermaster Storm Inferno
    Roccat Kova

    I use all three with no issues.
    However, due to having massive hands, I tend toward Claw rather than Palm. The only Palm mouse I found that fit was the old Steelseries WOW mouse with all the buttons... It just looked too much of a Gamer-Kidz type thing, else I'd have bought one.

    If all you need is something to give more bulk to fill the hand, you can always slap some Sugru on it. I used that to build a finger rest on the side of the Logitech one.
  13. MissChief


    Joined: 17 Jul 2010

    Posts: 18,655

    Sorry I meant the DPI Indicator, not the button!
  14. mysticsniper


    Joined: 1 May 2003

    Posts: 9,522

    I have shovels for hands, I use the Logitech G502, did take a bit to get used to it coming from the 700 series, but wouldn't use anything else for gaming.
  15. Dave Burton


    Joined: 8 May 2018

    Posts: 499

    Seconded, hands like shovels and use the G502 daily, it's a great, comfortable fit :)
  16. Uncle Petey


    Joined: 22 Jul 2012

    Posts: 15,033

    Location: London

    Thirded. My hands are about the same size as the OP and I really liked the G502 as well.

    I think the old Cyborg R.A.T with the adjustable palmrest was also quite comfy.
  17. Tolley


    Joined: 29 Oct 2015

    Posts: 34

    Location: Stoke-On-Trent

    Logitech G703. I didn’t trust wireless much before buying and thought it’d hinder my gameplay, but I kept getting my wire caught on things and it just generally annoyed me (I use a lot of the mousepad) but honestly I feel like after buying it I got loads better at aiming and just reacting quicker with it being light and flexible. I was using a wired Logitech one before it that was discontinued, but both look the same pretty much. I have big shovel like hands too. :)