Top 10 Gaming Mice

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Best Gaming Mice Reviews

A good gaming mouse can dramatically improve your performance in FPS, RTS and other games which require precision and fast reaction. Find the best gaming mouse for your needs in our top ten gaming mice review.

When choosing a computer mouse for gaming, you should ask yourself the following questions:

What grip style are you using: palm, claw, or fingertip? This determines the size and shape of the mouse you should look for: palm grip users prefer bigger mice, while claw grip fingertip grip users like smaller, lighter ones.

What games are you playing mostly? MMORPG fans will probably want to get a mouse with lots of programmable buttons - like Razer Naga - to bind their skills and spells to. On the other hand, the two basic buttons and the scroll wheel are usually enough for RTS gamers.

What's your budget? If you don't have a lot of money to spend, don't despair - cheap gaming mice with an optical sensor often perform just as well as the expensive laser ones, although they aren't capable of as high maximum DPI.

Proceed to the best gaming mouse list below and choose your weapon of destruction!

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  • Feb 14, 2014 @ 3:43 am
    Some excellent choices here! Good work!
  • IraMency Dec 28, 2013 @ 10:48 pm
    In awe Chadrew, level 80 woot woot please come and bless me you giant winged thing you
  • jack101010 Dec 22, 2013 @ 5:07 pm
    Great list never even knew before that there were gaming mice!
  • masterofgamespt Dec 17, 2013 @ 4:57 pm
    Imo razer's are still the best for gaming.
  • astinax Dec 10, 2013 @ 1:49 pm
    I have the mad catz RAT and it really is an amazing mouse, it's comfy and all. Playing actions games and FPS like battlefield is a real pleasure, I love the ability to change the sensitivity on the fly, like when you're in the middle of a game and for example you change weapon so you need another sensitivity this mouse just allows you to do that ! And there is a mouse profile editor and tons of downloadable premade profiles for a wide range of games ! I really recommend it to hardcore players, or even graphic designer with the sensitivity button.
  • Scorpiongod Dec 02, 2013 @ 10:55 am
    Great list, but what you think about Corsair Vengeance M60? I'm using it in my Gaming PC. :)
  • QualifiedExpert Oct 01, 2013 @ 1:18 am
    I have the Logitech G9X and I gotta say I love it. Very smooth mouse and I usually do great in FPS games. Thanks for sharing :)
  • drewl Sep 11, 2013 @ 11:46 pm
    I bought myself the Cm storm inferno and IIts a great gaming mouse...
  • FreebieMan101 Sep 05, 2013 @ 1:09 pm
    Nice I love gaming and will buy one of these for sure
  • EzLoanLookUp Aug 26, 2013 @ 2:28 pm
    I really like the stuff logitech puts out. Good lens
  • vanthang012 Aug 21, 2013 @ 10:50 am
    thank
  • Lietuviz Aug 20, 2013 @ 1:35 pm
    My favorite gaming gear is Razer so i tried Abyssus and Death Ddder, but Death Adder was too big so i bought Razer Abyssus and happy cause it's comfortbale and smaller than Death Adder. Nice lens alot of good gaming mices.
  • Riva Jazwiec Aug 09, 2013 @ 12:34 pm
    I currently use the Razer Abyssus... Most comfortable for me and my fingertip grip style.
  • keyo91 Jul 19, 2013 @ 5:51 am
    Razer Naga is one of the best gaming mouse I have ever had. I would recommend it for any pc gamer.
  • seodress Jun 23, 2013 @ 4:29 am
    Love some of them.
  • johnonsquidoo Jun 19, 2013 @ 12:22 pm
    I've been looking for a new mouse, the razer has been on my hitlist for a while.
  • GameHelp Jun 17, 2013 @ 12:12 pm
    I've heard a lot of good things about roccat.
    Thanks for posting this.
  • nicolekato Jun 14, 2013 @ 9:47 pm
    I love my Mionix Naos 5000
  • lifemastermind Jun 02, 2013 @ 12:43 pm
    My favourite mouse I have used is zowie mico, not many people have heard of it and its so good.
  • pinoyrecipe May 27, 2013 @ 2:00 am
    i'm using Saitek Cyborg R.A.T. 9 as of now, i really like it
  • MikePark15 May 22, 2013 @ 4:54 am
    I seem to be the only one who doesn't enjoy the Deathadder. It seems a tad chunky for my liking a little lacking on grip.

    I was a happy Naga user for a long time, but my dependecny on it made sudden out-of-home play sessions near impossible without it. I switched to a SteelSeries Kana after finding the MMO7 a little tough to hold but eventually went the way of the button-heavy Logitech G600 as a way to mourn the loss of tmy Naga.

    I don't use the buttons half as much as I did with the Naga. And that's good. They get their uses, but I manage to avoid the dependacny again. It just had a couple of ergonmical issues setting it back.

    If you're looking for a mouse for general gaming, I'd recommed the Corsair M60 or Steelseries Sensei - or the Kana if you're strapped for cash.

    In MMO terms I'd recommend the Naga in a heartbeat.
  • leibwood Apr 27, 2013 @ 2:36 pm
    The Logitech G400 would be perfect for my kid. Thanks for curating some really nice gaming mice in this lens.
  • John Apr 25, 2013 @ 3:22 am
    I've tried a few. I found RAT 7 really unconfortable, even with the almost endless adjustments on it. On paper it's great but in my hand... well. I have the Razer Naga, most confortable thing I ever had. Just. Perfect. I learned to use the macro buttons on the side and I must say that in games such SC2 it's a great advantage. Also the 2012 model has 3 right side that you can change for the grip you prefer, palm, finger tips or claw. I also tried the Logitech G600 to replace it, Nice mouse, but the software that run it(similar to Synapse) is a buggy piece of crap. I needed to force close it for every button I remapped or color change applied. Returned it after 2 days to upgrade my 2.5yo Naga to a 2012 model. Don't change what is working they say...
  • Tonyro Apr 20, 2013 @ 10:35 pm
    Nice lens, good info for a fellow gamer :D
  • njchief6 Apr 16, 2013 @ 11:41 am
    Great Lens Thumbs Up

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Good Razer Naga Alternative