Is there a cheap wireless gaming mouse that doesn't suck?

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I need a decent wireless gaming mouse. My wired mouse, while not bad, well... the braided cable is so long and heavy that without my hand holding it in place, it shifts because the cable's weight drags it, which is a problem for using it as an everyday mouse or for any time I want to move my hand away from it to do something else. This is with every weight placed inside of it as well. Also, the resistance on the side buttons is enough that you can't actually press them without moving the entire mouse horizontally, which is a huge problem -- again with every weight shoved into it, I still have to pull the mouse to the left in order to counter the push from pressing the side button so it doesn't move to the right, which is terrible if I need to keep the mouse motionless while pressing the button.

So, I'm looking for a cheap wireless gaming mouse, preferably one with lots of side buttons that are easy to press (like an MMO mouse, though I don't use it for MMOs), some buttons for adjusting DPI, decent battery life (preferably one that can use standard types of batteries that can be replaced), and maybe some heft to it (though it's not the most important part to me, I like it to have some weight to it, just feels more precise somehow). Does anyone know something like that? A lot of what I look at is either expensive or bad. I don't care about RGB lights (kind of prefer if it doesn't have them, but I don't mind them too much), I just want something functional that includes moderately high DPI settings. Something better than a generic non-gaming mouse at least, I'm willing to make concessions on some of my desired features (including price, though I'd prefer to keep it low).
 

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I need a decent wireless gaming mouse. My wired mouse, while not bad, well... the braided cable is so long and heavy that without my hand holding it in place, it shifts because the cable's weight drags it, which is a problem for using it as an everyday mouse or for any time I want to move my hand away from it to do something else. This is with every weight placed inside of it as well. Also, the resistance on the side buttons is enough that you can't actually press them without moving the entire mouse horizontally, which is a huge problem -- again with every weight shoved into it, I still have to pull the mouse to the left in order to counter the push from pressing the side button so it doesn't move to the right, which is terrible if I need to keep the mouse motionless while pressing the button.

So, I'm looking for a cheap wireless gaming mouse, preferably one with lots of side buttons that are easy to press (like an MMO mouse, though I don't use it for MMOs), some buttons for adjusting DPI, decent battery life (preferably one that can use standard types of batteries that can be replaced), and maybe some heft to it (though it's not the most important part to me, I like it to have some weight to it, just feels more precise somehow). Does anyone know something like that? A lot of what I look at is either expensive or bad. I don't care about RGB lights (kind of prefer if it doesn't have them, but I don't mind them too much), I just want something functional that includes moderately high DPI settings. Something better than a generic non-gaming mouse at least, I'm willing to make concessions on some of my desired features (including price, though I'd prefer to keep it low).
Define cheap?
Anything Logitech Lightspeed is very good, but the cheaper ones don't have a lot of buttons.
For example https://smile.amazon.com/Logitech-LIGHTSPEED-Wireless-Gaming-Mouse/dp/B07CMS5Q6P/

If you can't spend the money on Lightspeed or similar tech from other manufacturers, then wireless is always going to be a subpar experience and it's better to stick to wired.
How you route the wire has a big effect on how it is to use, and I've seen products to manage the mouse wire which you can get very cheap, such as https://smile.amazon.com/Bungee-Management-Gaming-Flexible-Holder/dp/B07SX28SN8/ which might be another good solution.
 
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