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Best Gaming Mouse

Updated on May 20, 2013
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Why do we need gaming mouse?

We use our computer mouse and find it is perfect to perform our functions. But when it comes to gaming there are specific mouse that have special qualities and shapes.

These are gaming mouses designed for reliable connectivity, superior accuracy and excellent tracking for your gaming experience. You will enjoy games more now without any hindrance.

The shape of gaming mouse is made in such a way that gives maximum comfort to your palm, finger tips and claws in mind.

These mouses have software customization and lot of buttons.

How to choose the gaming mouse ?

There are lot of gaming mouses availaible in the market. The mouse that is good for someone may not be necessarily good for you.Choosing the right gaming mouse requires lot of research and depends on your requirements. Don't worry we will tell you what do you need to choose the right mouse. Follow this information guide

1) Are you left handed gamer or right handed gamer
Mouse mouse manufacturers are making mouses for right handed gamer. So left handed have very options to select from . You can go for a ambidextrous mouse. The ambidextrous mouse has a symmetry in shape making them suitable for left as well right handed people. But if you are not happy with ambidextrous mouse then you should go for ergonomic designs. The best ergonomic designs available in the market for left handed is RAZER DEATHADDER. Right handed gamer should go for ergonomic design

2) What is your grip style
For the best grip , you should know what is grip style to hold your mice. The grip styles are palm grip, finger grip and claw grip. Based on anyone of the styles you should buy the mouse.

3) What is your play style- DPI rules here
Are you a high sensitive gamer or low sensitive gamer. For a low sensitivity your DPI should be 1600 or low. In low sensitivity you move the mouse over long distance , hence require lot of energy. For high sensitive player the DPI can go the high of 3200 , as it requires less movement of mouse. But controlling high DPI is quite challenging to achieve accuracy. With practise you will definitely like a high sensitive mouses. Another thing you need to know how much mouse is sensitive when you lift from mouse pad. If your mouse is high sensitive i.e is when you lift mouse, the cursor follows the mouse direction-It is not desirable as you will miss for your target. The mouse should be low senitive

4)Look into the mouse shape design
Based on your size of your hand , you should select the mouse/ If your hand is small go for a small mouse or vice versa to ensure maximum comfort to your hand.

5) Wireless or corded

6) Features and buttons in mouse
The type of games you play will guide you in deciding the mouse. If you are an FPS gamer you would love the DPI button/ switch that controls the sensitivity for greater precison. If you are a RPG or MMO player you would love MMO mouse with a grid of buttons on one side of mouse.

Best Gaming Mouses 2013

Below is the list of best gaming mouses in 2013

1) Corsair Vengeance M65 Performance FPS Gaming Mouse

M65 mouse is delight for Fps gaming. The aluminium chasis design gives a strong body to the mouse with low weight.It is fitted with a new sensor Avago technology LaserStream ADNS-9800 which delivers you superior tracking resolution.

The sniper button adjusts sensor resolution for higher accuracy reguired in Fps games. Fitted with solid rubberized metal wheel gives you accuracy in game weapons selection.

The Corsair Vengeance M65 comes in three color choices - Arctic White , Military Green and Gunmetal Black.

2) Logitech G600 MMO Gaming Mouse

Logitech G600 MMO Gaming Mouse comes with pre-programmable 20 MMO buttons for your gaming experience. It has 3 primary buttons, 12 thumb buttons , scroll wheel and G-switch. These 12 thumb buttons have a customizable illumination in 16 million colors.

For greater accuracy you can change DPI levels quickly by clicking the single button behind the scroll wheel.

You will need some practice to remember the functions of these buttons. But it will be a worthwhile experience for sure

Mad Catz R.A.T. M Wireless Mobile Gaming Mouse

It is a Bluetooth wireless enabled mouse giving you good performance. No Bluetooth no worry you can use USB dongle provided with this mouse for wireless connectivity.

You can adjust the length of mouse for personal grip and comfort. Apart from that the DPI buttons lets you adjust DPI setting for greater precision and accuracy.

Great performance is guaranteed.

4) ROCCAT Kone XTD Max Customization Gaming Mouse

Perfect for your comfort. Your thumbs and hand wont get tired with using this mouse.

The best part is you can adjust the DPI setting from low of 200 to high of 8200 by the click of button at top of mouse.

The mouse has 4 LED Lights that illuminate the left and right strip of mouse.

You can add weights to the mouse for sturdier feeling. What more to say , you would love gaming with this mouse

ROCCAT Kone XTD Max Customization Gaming Mouse

5) Razer DeathAdder 2013 Essential Ergonomic Gaming Mouse

A very clean looking mouse. You won't get lot of buttons in this mouse but whatever buttons are there they are perfect for your gaming experience.

It easy for use for less experienced gamers.

You can change the DPI setting by thumb button / scroll wheel. In simple words I would say the mouse comfortable, elegant and reasonable priced.

6) SteelSeries Sensei Laser Gaming Mouse

This mouse is not a game specific MMO or FPS.

It is a solid performer in whatever you are playing.

Sensei has has 5700 DPI sensor with 32-bit ARM processor . This processor has the ability to double the DPI resolution.

A great looking mouse

7) Mad Catz R.A.T. 9 Professional Wireless Gaming Mouse for PC and Mac

Mad Catz R.A.T. 9 is the most customizable mouse available in the market. It can be configured according to your shape hand to give peak comfort.

Superb Wireless performance. It features 6400 DPI which has 4 custom settings.

And lots more but with a price to pay.

The gamers would love the quality this mouse provides.

8) Razer Naga Expert MMO Gaming Mouse

A mouse focusing on MMO gamers.

There are 12 buttons on left side and interchangeable right side in 3 options.

It has a 5600 DPI laser sensor.

The MMO gaming gets better with this mouse

Razer Naga Expert MMO Gaming Mouse

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      Harpreet Singh 4 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Reviewstop- You are right the right gaming mouse depends on what game you are playing. Based on your game you need to select the mouse.