Corsair Ironclaw RGB Wireless Review 3

Corsair Ironclaw RGB Wireless Review

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Packaging


This mouse comes in a rather thick box without a flap or window at the front. Once unboxed, you may access your fresh acquisition, as well as its charging cable, wireless receiver dongle, and guides and brochures. There are no replacement mouse feet in the box, which is quite a letdown at this price.

Shape


The Ironclaw RGB Wireless features the exact same shape and material mix as its predecessor. This means it has a big, high profile and is mainly built for right-handed palm grippers, albeit grip style is a matter of personal preference, and the mouse can be used however you like. It's also quite wide at the back, so it really sits quite comfortably inside the palm.


Subtle or minimalist aren't words that come to mind when describing this mouse. It's massive and robust and has a surface area with lots of ledges and breaking points. Both sides feature some rather deep inward grooves, which help a lot with maintaining a stable grip, and you need all the help you can get for such a huge and heavy mouse. The small ledge for the ring finger is especially great for it. Both main buttons also feature some comfort grooves to help your fingers settle into a more relaxed position.


The Ironclaw RGB Wireless is 130 mm (5.12") long, which is pretty much average. The total width is 80 mm (3.15"), but depending on your grip style, the actual width at which it is gripped is 68 mm (2.68"), which is still relatively wide. It is is 45 mm (1.77") tall, and the hump is nearly centered. With these dimensions, I would mainly recommend this mouse to palm grippers with hands over 18–19 cm. However, it can work with smaller hands and different grip styles as well and is, as such, all up to personal preference—my recommendations are mere guidelines and shouldn't be taken for granted.



Here are some extra pictures of the mouse:



Changes



As mentioned before, there are some minor changes in comparison to the previous Ironclaw model. Two additional buttons are in the front-left area, next to the main button, and a third is situated right above the side buttons. There's also a glossy inlay at the rear end of the mouse that wasn't there before. Everything else is pretty much the same as the choice of materials and surface coating hasn't change at all, which is great news if you ask me as the surface is just brilliant, but more on that under the Surface section.

Comparisons

Here are some shape/size comparisons with other mice:


ASUS ROG Gladius II Wireless


Logitech G603


SteelSeries Rival 650


HyperX Pulsefire FPS Pro
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