The Pulsefire Core is HyperX's budget option for a gaming mouse, but according to its specifications, it can easily compete with more expensive mice. It features a 6,200 CPI PixArt PAW3327 optical sensor, Omron switches rated for 20 million clicks, 7 programmable buttons and customizable RGB lighting—all for less than 30 dollars.
At $29.99, the Cooler Master CM310 is the one of the company's most affordable mice, but still packs solid specifications that easily keep up with their high-end models. It has RGB lighting with five modes, a maximum sensor resolution of 10,000 CPI, and a rather uniquely ambidextrous, but somehow familiar shape.
Cooler Master revealed the MM830 about a year ago at CES 2018, and it just became available for purchase. It features a top-of-the-line optical sensor, PBT main buttons, an OLED display, a unique D-pad, and many more interesting features—and it of course has RGB lighting as well.
Zowie is often considered one of the best peripheral makers across the globe. They certainly know how to create fantastic shapes, so pretty much everyone can find a comfortable Zowie mouse. The Divina S series mice feature a symmetrical design, PMW3360 top optical sensor, and a lightweight shell optimized for eSports-level performance.
The Gladius is back, and this time, it doesn't need a wire! ASUS joined the ultra-low latency wireless game, and they certainly don't just play around. The Gladius II Wireless features a PMW3389 top-of-the-line optical sensor, the ROG-exclusive socket-switch system, a 800 mAH battery, and, of course, a ton of RGB features, including Aura Sync lighting.
Behold! The one true heir to the Microsoft IntelliMouse Explorer 3.0 has arrived: the Pro IntelliMouse. It has the exact same shape as its predecessor, which is great news for many people who loved the original. It features a top optical sensor, Omron switches rated for 20 million clicks, and an RGB tail light.
When it comes to mice, Tt eSPORTS is mostly known for their great prices. The Talon Elite RGB Gaming Gear Combo is no different as it offers mouse and mouse pad for below $30. The mouse features a PMW3325 optical sensor, main switches rated for 20 million clicks, and, of course, a lot of great-looking RGB effects.
A flagship without wires—the top SteelSeries mouse is back in a wireless form as the Rival 650. Featuring an exceptional dual-sensor system, main buttons rated for 60 million clicks, a robust and durable shell, and, of course, highly customizable RGB lighting, it's surely a premium product, which its pricing reflects as well.
Corsair's small-sized entry-level mouse, the Harpoon, has been facelifted, and it's nowhere near entry level now. The Harpoon RGB Wireless—as its name suggests—now doesn't need a wire to operate. It features a PMW3325 optical sensor, Omron switches rated for 50 million clicks, and RGB lighting as well.
Corsair's most well-known gaming mouse, the M65, is back! Its newest iteration features a new high-end optical sensor, the PixArt PMW3391. The mouse also comes with Omron switches rated for 50 million clicks, adjustable weights, and two-zone RGB lighting.
Even though its name might suggest otherwise, the Ironclaw is a huge palm-grip-oriented mouse, and it's the newest creation of Corsair. It comes with an all-new top-notch optical sensor called the PixArt PMW3391. The mouse also features Omron D2FC-F-K switches with a nominal lifetime of 50 million clicks, two zone RGB lighting, and a robust, highly durable shell.
While Fnatic is one of the most well-known eSports organizations in the whole wide world, many people might not know about their own-branded gaming gear. The Fnatic Gear Clutch 2 offers a PMW3360 top optical sensor, Omron switches rated for 50 million clicks, great materials, and of course fantastic-looking RGB lighting.
If you follow the competitive gaming scene, you probably already heard of Fnatic. The eSports organization also sells peripherals under Fnatic Gear, and the Flick 2 is one of their two newest models. It features a PMW3360 top optical sensor, Omron switches rated for 50 million clicks, RGB lighting, and a massive shell that's built for war.
Nixeus is back in the mouse game with their second model called the REVEL Fit. Is the shape familiar? No wonder as its design is based on the iconic Logitech MX500 series. The specification are great: PixArt PMW3360 sensor, separated main buttons with switches rated for 20 million clicks, rubberized matte black finish, and, of course, RGB lighting.
Russian manufacturer Dark Project has arrived to the gaming mouse market with three mice, and the ME3 is first on our test bench. It comes with a PMW3360 top-of-the-line optical sensor, modular shell design, sleek looking RGB lighting—all this inside a quite familiar, right-handed ergonomic shape.
Do your mouse feel slow and sluggish on your mouse pad? Is the glide scratchy? Your mouse feet might be totally worn out, but it is also very probable that they're simply bad and cheaply made. There is a solution for this problem with aftermarket replacement skates, and Corepad offers some of the best ones around.
HyperX joined the mouse game not too long ago, so they are still pretty much newcomers to this market. However, their second product of this kind already offers a PMW3389 top optical sensor, main buttons rated for 50 million clicks, 360° RGB lighting, and many more amazing features.
Ever heard of Dream Machines? They are a Polish company that produces relatively affordable high quality stuff, and the DM1 FPS is their newest (and I'm certain best) mouse. It features a PMW3389 optical sensor, Huano switches rated for 20 million clicks, an all-new, extremely flexible cable, and more.
Top-of-the-line optical sensor, fully ambidextrous form factor, an extra wide scroll wheel for maximum comfort and, of course, RGB lighting—270 degrees around the mouse. All this without software! These are the main features of the AZIO ATOM. However, the devil is in the details.
Top optical sensor, Omron switches rated for 50 million clicks, an LCD display, and, of course, RGB lighting. All of these fit into a relatively small mouse shell that is mainly meant for palm gripping. This is the Surpassion, one of Cougar's high-end mice to compete in the sub-$40 price category.
There is a huge list of big gaming mice out there, and a much smaller one for small ones—the ASUS TUF Gaming M5 tries to improve this ratio. It might be small in size, but it's not cheaply made by a long shot. It features a great optical sensor, main switches rated for 50 million clicks, and Aura Sync RGB lighting.
Top of the line optical sensor and cutting edge wireless technology put into a well-known and widely used shell. This is the recipe for the Logitech G305, which can be considered a wireless successor to the wired G Pro or G203 models; it even comes with quite the friendly price tag.
Cougar surely knows how to upgrade properly. A great example for this is the Minos X5 I reviewed in the past. This time around, the Revenger S is on my plate, an updated version of the Revenger; PMW3360 top optical sensor, RGB lighting, high quality main switches—the recipe is there for a truly great mouse.
Cutting edge wireless technology, a top optical sensor, great buttons, and an elegantly simple, widely usable shape. This is what the Logitech G Pro Wireless is. Oh, and of course, it doesn't lack RGB either, while keeping the overall weight right at 80 grams. However, it doesn't come cheap.
MMORPG, RTS, and MOBA players often struggle to find a mouse with enough buttons, which can be crucial in these genres. Tt eSPORTS has come up with an affordable answer: the Nemesis Switch Optical RGB. It features a top-of-the-line optical sensor, 12 customizable buttons, and RGB lighting with 9 effect options.