Thermaltake released a lot of Level 20 RGB gaming peripherals simultaneously, one of which is an extended cloth mouse pad. It has RGB lighting implemented into its edge stiching, which can be controlled via the iTAKE software, but you can also synchronize it with other Thermaltake products, Razer Chroma, and even Amazon Alexa!
Thermaltake recently released a line-up of Level 20 RGB gaming peripherals, and one of these is a hard plastic mouse pad with RGB lighting along its edges and the TT logo, controlled in the iTAKE software. You can even synchronize the lighting with other Thermaltake products, the Razer Chroma, and Amazon Alexa.
Tecware has two mouse pads in their new Haste-series, which are extended 900 and 800 mm wide mats, so there's plenty of room for your keyboard, too. They have micro-woven tops and textured rubber backings, and one even has RGB lighting integrated into its edge stitching.
If you are a sucker for fast, low-resistance mouse pads and love good abstract design on your mat, the HyperX Fury S Speed Edition might be your ideal choice. Available in four different size variants, it can be a viable option for most people. It has stitched edges and is either 3 or 4 mm thick depending on the model.
It's safe to say that the gaming market is saturated with mouse pads. There are many different types, even RGB-backlit ones, yet Logitech's G240 stands out of the crowd rather well. It's a medium-sized, ultra-thin cloth mouse pad with a rather unique surface type, rubber backing, and non-stitched edges.
Control or Speed? That's the question. Razer delivers both with a single product group: the well-renown Goliathus, which is available in two surface types, four print designs, and four different sizes. It also comes with a unique rubber backing and stitched edges for maximum durability.
RGB mouse pads are a thing, but have you seen one with a built-in Qi charger for your phone? The ASUS ROG Balteus Qi is certainly not your usual mouse surface. With its portrait-oriented, micro-textured plastic surface, 15-zone RGB lighting and built-in USB port, it's definitely a groundbreaking mouse pad, and it's a very expensive one at that.
One of the most iconic mouse pads in the world is without a doubt the SteelSeries QcK. Around for many years now, loved and renowned by the gaming community, the whole line-up has gotten broader yesteryear, and the most anticipated models were probably the Heavy and Edge variants, with the latter finally featuring stitched edges.
The renowned MM300 line of Corsair mouse pads went through a facelift, and now, there are two new models available. There's a large and an extended version, both of which feature an extremely smooth surface material, stitched edges, 5 mm thickness, and a non-slip base.
Need an extra-large mouse mat? I mean ridiculously large? A company called Glorious PC Gaming Race might have the perfect solution for you then. The 3XL is over 120 cm wide and 60 cm tall, so you don't need to worry about the mouse pad not being large enough for those extra-large swipes.
SteelSeries sure knows how to produce top of the line mouse pads as they have been in this industry for over 17 years. Their newest addition is the QcK Limited, which offers a very smooth, micro-woven surface and stitched edges. It comes in two sizes as there is a QcK+ Limited available that is of the same size as other QcK+ models.
RGB lighting is taking over the IT world, and even peripherals like mouse pads cannot run from this! Sharkoon released their own answer to the demands of the market with the 1337 RGB. This is the illuminated version of their renowned 1337 cloth mouse pad series, with RGB lighting implemented into the edge's stitching.
The DM PAD L and XL are the first mouse pads from Dream Machines. Competing with such well-known large mouse pads as the Steelseries Qck+ and Zowie G-SR, they do so while being very competitively priced for large mouse mats - only costing $14 / $22.
QPAD's newest gaming mats are put to the test. The new UC series is the simple soft-performance mat, while the FX-series seeks to bridge the gap between the harder hybrid mats and the soft top mats. Both are available in five different sizes, so you can get one that fits your needs. Prices start at a very reasonable €10 for the smallest ones.
CM Storm's gaming product portfolio just got expanded with the release of the Speed-RX cloth mats. The mats feature a new high performance surface and have a hefty 5 mm thick rubber base. The mat is available in three different sizes and costs $19.99.
ROCCAT's newest double sided gaming surface is dubbed Alumic. New for the Alumic is an aluminum core construction, to which ROCCAT has applied two different plastic surfaces. The Alumic features a control and speed side in order to accommodate all gaming styles.
Epic Gear's mouse mat offering is the slimline Hybrid Pad. As the name suggests the mat uses a hybrid type surface coating. It comes in two sizes to fit both average and low sensitivity gamers. With a thickness of only 3 mm the mat is ideally suited for prolonged gaming sessions and can be transported with ease.
ModMyMachine's first mouse mat is tested to see whether it can compete with the more estabilshed brands. The SlamePad is made from aluminum and has a lot of distinctive design features. All those looking for a certain color of mouse mat will be pleased to find that the SlamePad is available in a multitude of different colors.
Zowie's newest mouse mat is dubbed the G-TF and features triple stitched edges for better durability. The surface smoothness has been improved and provides a better and more consistent glide than many other high end cloth mat offerings.
SteelSeries' latest mat is quite a tiger leap forward in terms of technology. Called 9HD this mat has the potential to fill the gap left behind from the elderly SteelSeries S&S mat which elevated SteelSeries to the elite of mouse mat manufacturers.
Razer recently launched a new mouse mat concept dubbed Goliathus. The Goliathus mats are available with two different surfaces and in three different sizes. Add the fact that they can be had for as low as $14.99 makes them extremely interesting.
The OCZ Behemoth Regulator is a classic cloth mouse pad with ample size and good feel for the casual gamer. The price of less than 10 US Dollars should make this an interesting buy.
QPAD|UC is the name of a brand new cloth based mouse pad from QPAD. The mat is available in four different sizes and the shape is similar to that of the hard QPAD mats. It is QPAD's first attempt at making a soft cloth based mat, see how this giant performed in the review.
Razer Destructor is the name of the newest hard gaming surface that uses a new surface technology. The Destructor features the all new "Fractal" surface that should enable you to get the best tracking out of your laser or optical mouse.
The SteelSeries SP mouse mat is the latest hard plastic mat from SteelSeries that builds on the legacy of the S&S mouse pad. The SP features a lot of new innovations such as a macroscopic surface and a solid rubber base. In our testing we were amazed by the glide performance, accuracy and speed of this mousepad which is one of the best gaming surfaces on the market today.