The guys at ViperLair have themselves a mousepad roundup.
That's something most ppl overlook but they're quite important for gamers!
Nowadays we have mouse pads that are specifically designed for optical mice
- and even though it might seem a bit silly, the market for mouse pads has gotten
quite big. In this review, the [H]ardOCP's RatPadz, PCXMods' X-Trac, M3's Precise
Mousing Surface, and a common mouse pad are all put to the test - for optical
and ball mice.