If you need a gaming mouse, you need a model with a fantastic and accurate sensor, excellent ergonomics, and features that help you click your way to gaming victory. Gaming mice can easily cost you more than $350! Check out this Corsair Vengeance M95 Performance MMO/RTS Laser Gaming Mouse which retails for over $350. For this kind of money, you get an 8200 DPI laser sensor, 15 programmable buttons, Selectable response time, high-mass scroll wheel, and low-friction glide pads. Some people even buy this mouse for work. Here is a snippet from a five-star review: I bought this mouse for work, not gaming. It has become an absolute MUST HAVE. I am in the engineering field and have a lot of repetitive tasks to complete when designing. The number of buttons and profiles this mouse can accomplish is astounding. I am able to map any command, function, or program execution, you name it, to any button on the mouse.[ls_content_block id=”4550″]
What if you want a gaming mouse for $20 or so? You’re in luck! Here is a short video that tests eight gaming mice that cost about $20. Here are the eight mice in order of recommendation.
These two gaming mice are recommended:
White, green, pink or black: in these cool, trendy colors you will find the SHARK Force gaming mouse! With six buttons, optical sensor, maximum 4000 FPS and possible settings of 600, 1000, and up to 1600 DPI, you have the optimal conditions to measure up masterfully with other players. The ergonomic design of the SHARK Force, thanks to its special rubberized surface, offers maximum hold and fits perfectly in a hand. The SHARK Force is ready for you, are you ready for it?
2. Hiraliy F300
Ideal for gaming, the HIRALIY RGB features a 5000 DPI optical gaming sensor with advanced tracking and high-speed motion detection for precise control. 9 buttons (including”Scroll up”and “Scroll down”)can be set for different functions after installing the software. You can also customize your mouse to fit your special needs with the macro editing function. Providing multi-color smoothing breathing lights while in use; The RGB breathing lighting can turn off by the driver,4 lighting mode settings(Standard Mode/Neon Mode/Ripple Mode/Color Cycle) are available via the driver. PMW3325 optical engine is the latest launch of the gaming engine for capturing more accurate and faster movement, the performance is higher than the A3320; The Wired Gaming Mouse offers 5 adjustable DPI levels: 500-1000-2000-3500-5000 via the driver or the DPI button;
These three are decent. Consider one above unless one of these is easier to find in your location.
3. IVSO M88 (most expensive one tested)
High Precision: -3325IC，up to 5000DPI,5 DPI Adjustable Level allows you a perfect sensitivity, adjustable from 1000 to 5000 DPI. Perfect responsiveness, even if it is 0.1mm mobile, the IVSO gaming mouse can quickly respond. Also, the mouse driver can be adjusted to 10000 and supports multiple national languages. Top-level Mouse Switch: Adopting the Omron Switch, which offers solid feels with a good balance of power and control, highly durable. To click the mouse switch with the crisp sound, feeling and rhythm are perfect.
4. Pictek T7
Pictek Wired Gaming Mouse is designed for gamers, give you more pleasure while playing games. Fancy & Cool LED Light: 16 million color options for the backlight setting. 5 default colors, other colors need to be set by installing software. You can personalize the color for the DPI as you like. Shortcut Mode Switch Button: Set our own mode according to your habit, and a quick switch to three different modes with this shortcut button. Ergonomic Design The gaming mouse is so comfortable and has great hand-feeling that you can use it for a long period of time without any fatigue.
Precise Tracking: Adopted advanced technology, it can not only provide reliable connection but also an accurate tracking. Allowing you move your mouse freely without interference within 10m. Whisper-quiet Clicking: Both left and right keys are silent. Say goodbye to the annoy noises when you are working at home or plays games. Amazing Breathing Lights: Illuminated colorful Leds that change its color randomly create a wonderful gaming atmosphere, making you indulge in your play. And the Led lights can be turned off if you do not need.
You should probably avoid these gaming mice:
This mouse is intelligent connectivity, no need to code, plug & play DPI: 1000/1600/2400/3200/7200, Polling Rate:500Hz DPI and Polling Rate settings are closely related to the game performance, high polling rate can possible to reduce the likelihood of your movements being misinterpreted. Ergonomic design, internally and externally, to create the ultimate game concept, long-term use without fatigue.
Ergonomic Design: Fits naturally in your hand with no cramping after extended gaming or work sessions. DPI settings upgrade for your gaming needs. Adjustable between 800, 1200, 2400, and 3200 DPI. LED light Flashing Indicator When DPI Switch. Plug and Play: No additional software of firmware is required. Simply “plug and play”, no function of programming. Circular & Colorful Breathing Lighting: Unique “breathing” LED light provides a soothing and calming ambient light. Seven different colors provide a constantly changing and unique look.
TeckNet Ultimate Professional Optical Computer Wireless Gaming Mouse with USB Nano Receiver,Premium 4000DPI Sensor,8 Buttons,Advanced & Ergonomic Design,Extra Weight For Maximum Comfort & Precision. MIGHTY 4000DPI OPTICAL SENSOR! – Are you tired of struggling with flimsy and frustrating computer gaming mice? Our advanced, heavy-duty 4000DPI optical sensor is here to make your life easier and your gaming performance legendary! Plus, you can easily adjust the 5 DPI settings (800/1200/1600/2400/4000) to match your pc gaming needs! 12-month battery life and low battery indicator will never let you drop out for lack of juice during gaming process. ULTRA-SLEEK ERGONOMIC DESIGN! – Not only will this wireless gaming mouse provide unparalleled comfort and unique grip, it will also look extremely sleek and stylish on your desk! Due to its awesome black colour and discreet blue details, you can rest assured that your pc gaming mouse will impress everyone!
There you go! Really good short list for gaming mice that have decent ergonomics. Check out Hardware Canuck’s channel for more mouse reviews.