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Top 5 Best PC Gaming Mice (Cyborg Rat Mouse)

Updated on November 21, 2010

 About six months ago, I found myself in a rather helpless positon. I was in search of the best gaming mouse on the market. I scoured the internet in search of an article like this one, and article that gave me the ups and downs of each mouse. Hope you enjoy, and good luck shopping!

Microsoft Sidewinder Gaming Mouse
Microsoft Sidewinder Gaming Mouse | Source

# 5: Microsoft Sidewinder

2000dpi sensor adjustable sensitivity | 5 buttons | Variable weights | LCD display | Right-handed

Shape Designed for Handling The unique shape and button positions are engineered for fast, comfortable, precise gaming action.

On-the-Fly DPI Switching Three buttons instantly switch between DPI 400, 800, and 2000 - or you can customize settings using special software.

First-Ever LCD Display on a Mouse DPI settings and macro recording icons are displayed on the mouse to reduce on-screen interference.

Cable Anchor + Accessories Storage Box Enjoy wired performance with the feel of wireless, easily adjust your cable configuration, and conveniently stow away your accessories.

Quick Launch Button One-touch takes you to Games Explorer in Windows Vista. Easily access your games on your PC.

Device Stage Quickly and easily access common tasks, including product information, registration, settings and more for popular devices such as cell phones, cameras, printers, and mouse, keyboard and webcam products.

5 Programmable Main Buttons Customize your main gaming buttons to your preference.

Advanced Gaming Software Buttons and switches can be assigned on the fly, you can program macros and profiles, and game settings can be customized for fast action.

Engineered for Speed RESOLUTION: 2000 dpi IMAGE PROCESSING: 7080 frames per second MAX ACCELERATION: 20 G MAX SPEED: 45 inches per second USB REPORTING: 500 Hz GLIDE: 3 sets of different mouse feet (for glide preference) BUTTONS (Left/Right): 9 million clicks Replaceable Mouse Feet Choice of three different materials for glide preference.

Wide Metal Scroll Wheel Better feel and response with detent clicking action.

Vertical Metal Side Buttons The top/bottom design makes locating the side buttons easier and reduces the inadvertent actuation risk.

Adjustable Mouse Weights Select your preference of mouse weight with the included 4 weights, giving you the choice to adjust your mouse weight anywhere between 5 and 30 grams in 5 gram increments.


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# 4: Razer Deathadder

infrared sensor with adjustable sensitivity | 5 buttons | Right-handed

The Razer DeathAdder™ is the weapon of choice for gamers seeking a combination of comfort and unbridled gaming precision. Enjoy extended gaming sessions in comfort with its right-handed ergonomic form factor crafted for the world of competitive gaming; and when the difference between victory and defeat is determined between heartbeats, the 3500dpi Razer Precision™ 3.5G infrared sensor translates your every movement into frags with pinpoint accuracy.

Ergonomic Right-Handed Design
Long after your opponents’ skill is eroded by hours of gaming, the Razer DeathAdder’s ergonomic right-handed design provides optimum comfort for intense and extended gameplay that keeps you at your sharpest. 3500dpi Razer Precision™ 3.5G infrared sensor
Kill what you’re aiming at with the new 3500dpi Razer Precision™ 3.5G infrared sensor that arms you with 4x more precision than a standard 800dpi mouse. 1000Hz Ultrapolling™
A response time of 1ms, as compared to that of 125Hz / 8ms found in conventional gaming mice, gives you the competitive edge over your opponents with faster feedback between the Razer DeathAdder and your computer so your movements are executed instantaneously.



# 3: Logitech G5

2000dpi laser sensor with adjustable sensitivity | 7 buttons | Adjustable weight cartridge | Right-handed

From the Manufacturer

Loaded with features optimized for game play.

A Logitech exclusive, the G5's 36-gram adjustable weight cartridge gives you thousands of variations on balance and weight—including one that´s perfect for your unique gaming style. Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) gaming feet provide the ultra-smooth glide you want in a gaming-grade mouse, while the 2000 dpi laser engine sends out an astounding 1000 USB reports per second for precision response at blinding speeds. Logitech´s SetPoint software allows you to customize your mouse with advanced features such as game detection and in-game adjustable sensitivity (including independent x- and y-axis settings).

Features

In-game sensitivity switching
Get instant access to three sensitivity levels— 400 dpi, 800 dpi, and 2000 dpi.

Shift from pixel-precise targeting to fast-twitch maneuvers without pausing the action.

Adjustable weight cartridge
Adjust the G5s weight and balance (up to 36 grams) for the control you need to dominate the competition.

Dual thumb buttons
New for 2007, the addition of a second thumb button adds even more programmability and control.

2000 dpi laser engine
An ultra-high resolution engine churns images at an astounding 6.4 megapixels per second. A massive (30-pixel by 30-pixel) sensor array provides best-in-class performance and tracking.

Polytetrafluoroethylene gaming feet
Forget sticky workarounds—the G5's durable polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) feet give the ultra-smooth glide you want in a gaming mouse.

Full-speed USB
A 1000 reports/second, bi-directional connection delivers blazing speed and instant acceleration.


#2: Logitech G9

3200dpi laser sensor with adjustable sensitivity | Variable weights | Interchangeable grips | 5 button profiles | Right-handed

Interchangeable grips

The satin texture and fuller shape of the Wide Load grip add extra comfort. The DryGrip technology and compact shape of the Precision grip give you unmatched control.

Next-generation gaming laser

You get game-changing precision at any hand speed.*

Onboard memory

You can program up to five profiles (keyboard macros, dpi settings, and LED colors), so you can play your way on other PCs**—without software installation.***

Weight-tuning system

Prefer a heavier or lighter mouse? You simply use the weight cartridge and up to 28 grams of metal weights to customize your G9x for just the right feel.

Custom-color LEDs

You can choose the color of your LEDs from a wide color spectrum to match your mouse to your PC, game, or style. LEDs show your mouse dpi and profile settings.

On-the-fly adjustable dpi

You get the right level of precision for whatever game you’re playing—from pixel-precise targeting (200 dpi) to lightning-fast maneuvers (up to 5700 dpi).**** Curious about cursor control?

Two scroll modes

Precise click-to-click scrolling is perfect for weapon selection when you’re gaming. Frictionless, hyper-fast scrolling lets you fly through long Web pages.

Polytetrafluoroethylene feet

Super-slick feet glide effortlessly across almost any surface.


# 1: Cyborg R.A.T. 7

Play to win with the Cyborg® R.A.T. 7 Uncompromising, unparalleled, and unmatched, the R.A.T. 7 helps you play like the pros, combining state-of-the-art technology with a jaw-dropping array of customizable features to produce the next step in the evolution of the mouse.

Perfect your grip

How do you hunt? Whether you ‘palm’ the mouse or ‘claw’ it, the Cyborg® R.A.T. can quickly and easily adapt by adjusting in length to suit your hand size and grip style. In addition, the Thumb Panel of the R.A.T. 7 moves forwards, backwards, and pivots outwards, giving you perfect positioning for effortless gaming.

5600 DPI

Featuring a new generation ‘twin eye’ laser sensor that reads each axis separately for pinpoint accuracy, the Cyborg® R.A.T. 7 tracks up to a stunning 6 meters per second. Pro gamers who favor low sensitivity with high movement speed preferences will always experience correct tracking and precision.



Lightweight Aluminium Chassis

Strong yet nimble, the solid metal frame forms the core of the Cyborg® R.A.T. 7 for enhanced rigidity.



Custom Weight System

Like it light or heavy? Maybe you change the weight to suit your game? No matter, the Cyborg® R.A.T. has you covered. Five 6-gram weights can be added or subtracted in an instant, giving you the perfect weight for a perfect feel. When not in use, the weights can be safely stored in the supplied Weight Storage Container.

Precision Aim Mode

Hit your target the first time every time. Use the Cyborg® ST Programming Software to set your desired Precision Aim speed (mouse sensitivity), then hold down the Precision Aim button to slow down mouse movement to a level that works for you. A deadly weapon that will hit your enemy where it hurts.



5 Programmable Buttons

Combine your Programmable Buttons with 2 regular left and right mouse buttons and give yourself a total of 7 buttons available to punish your competition. Assign your choice of key gaming actions to Programmable Buttons to create your own custom profiles.



4 Custom DPI Settings

Use the Rocker Switch to toggle between your custom DPI settings.



3 Cyborg Modes

Toggle between three individual Cyborg® R.A.T. modes at the touch of a button. Change sensitivity or Programmable Button actions in an instant and gain immediate access to a mind-boggling 15 commands!

Interchangeable Pinkie Grips and Palm Rests




3 Pinkie Grips / 3 Palm Rests

  • One Pinkie Grip / One Palm Rest featuring the same soft-touch finish as found on the body of the Cyborg® R.A.T.
  • One Pinkie Grip / One Palm Rest with a rubber inlay for enhanced grip.
  • One Pinkie Grip that offers a ‘wing shaped’ design, allowing you to rest your pinkie finger during play for increased grip.
  • One Palm Rest that is 4mm thicker to increase the height of the R.A.T.



Powerful Cyborg® ST Programming Software

Change your DPI, set Precision Aim cursor sensitivity, create custom profiles for each game, and assign commands to your Programmable Buttons and Modes. Easy, quick and the power you need right on your desktop.

System Requirements: Connectivity: USB 2.0

Get yours today!


Cyborg R.A.T. 7 Gaming Mouse for PC

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