Top 5 Ultimate Gaming Mouse Guide for 2023

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Top 5 Gaming Mouse: The best gaming mice have changed a lot in the past few years, and we’re at the point where the best wireless gaming mice have the same or even lower latency than some wired models. You might still prefer the reliability of a wired connection, but the difference isn’t noticeable in most cases. When looking for the right gaming mouse, you’ll want to find one that fits your hand size and is suitable for your preferred grip types.

It should also have a high polling rate and low click latency. Mice aren’t one size fits all, and you’ll want to choose a mouse that complements the kinds of games you like to play. For example, you may prefer a lightweight option if you’re into FPS games or a more versatile mouse with lots of side buttons if you play MOBAs, MMOs, or Battle Royales.

We’ve tested over 280 mice, most of which are gaming mice. We’ve listed our top picks for a range of genres and uses below. If you’re only interested in wireless options, see our picks for the best wireless gaming mice, or if you’re looking for a mouse not entirely dedicated to gaming, see our recommendations for the best mice or the best wireless mice.

1. Razer Viper V2 Pro

Razer Viper V2 Pro

The Razer Viper V2 Pro is the best mouse for gaming that you can buy. It has the same shape as the other models in this popular line, which makes it perfect for a claw or fingertip grip. But it’s now a lot lighter and has Razer’s updated Focus Pro 30K sensor, which is one of the most accurate and consistent sensors we’ve tested. Also, its click buttons are made with optical switches that make it hard to double-click and last longer than regular mechanical switches. This version is much lighter and easier to move quickly, but it doesn’t have some of the features of earlier models, like rubber side grips, RGB lighting, and buttons on both sides. If losing weight is your main goal, you might think these changes are for the best.

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If you like some of the older features and don’t mind a heavier mouse, now is a great time to check out the Razer Viper Ultimate from a previous generation, which is on sale for the lowest price ever. Last but not least, we couldn’t let ourselves off the hook if we didn’t mention the updated Razer DeathAdder V3 Pro as another option. It weighs almost the same as the Viper V2 Pro and has the same parts on the inside. But it’s only made for right-handed people and is a better choice for people with bigger hands, especially if you like to use a palm grip.

PROS

  • Very little weight.
  • Click latency is very good.
  • Symmetrical shape that is comfortable.
  • Mousepads and desks are easy to walk on with your feet.
  • Build quality feels excellent.

CONS

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  • It doesn’t have a place to put its wireless receiver.
  • A little bit big; not made to fit in laptop bags or cases.
  • Unlike its predecessors, this mouse doesn’t have side buttons on the right side for people who use their left hand.

2. Logitech G502 LIGHTSPEED

Logitech G502 LIGHTSPEED

The Logitech G502 LIGHTSPEED is a good choice for a price in the upper middle range. Its price has been changing a lot lately, but it goes on sale often and can sometimes get cheaper than our mid-range pick below. This mouse is made for the right hand and has a thumb rest. It has a total of 12 buttons that can be programmed. It has good click latency and great sensor performance.

The scroll wheel can be tilted to the left or right, and you can switch between a normal scrolling mode with notches and a much faster free-scrolling mode. Because of all of these features, this mouse is a lot heavier than most gaming mice made for fast-paced games like FPS. But if you like a heavier mouse and play a lot of different types of games, this is a great choice. This mouse even comes with a set of extra weights you can add to change how the weight is spread.

The Logitech G502 X LIGHTSPEED and the Logitech G502 X PLUS are two new versions of this mouse that just came out (the PLUS features RGB lighting). These new entries look softer and are lighter than the old ones. The button layout has also been changed a little, and the new optical switches are quieter. But they are much more expensive, so if these small improvements aren’t important to you, we still recommend models from the last generation.

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PROS

  • Great delay between clicks.
  • Very consistent CPI, no matter how fast or slow you move the mouse.
  • Lots of inputs that can be set up.

CONS

  • For people with smaller hands, the design may be too big.
  • Not too light.

3. LAMZU Atlantis

LAMZU Atlantis

The LAMZU Atlantis is the best gaming mouse for a price in the middle. This mouse is symmetrical and has a wide back, which makes it great for a claw grip for most hand sizes. This mouse has a great click latency and comes with the PAW 3395, which is PixArt’s newest and best sensor. This sensor is similar to the one in our top pick, the Razer Viper V2 Pro, and performs better in every way. It has a unique bottom plate that is made of clear plastic. This helps keep the weight down, but it also makes it easier for dust and dirt to get inside. Unlike many gaming options, this mouse comes in a variety of bright colours to match your setup. It doesn’t have RGB lighting, though.

Check out the Pulsar Xlite V2 Wireless if you want a mouse with a more right-handed shape for bigger hands. It has about the same high-end gaming performance, but is usually a bit cheaper. But it’s also a bit heavier, and the palm rest has small cutouts in the shape of pills. The baseplate is also designed to save weight.

PROS

  • Build quality is impressive.
  • Symmetrical shape that is comfortable.
  • Astonishingly light.
  • Great delay between clicks.
  • Impressive overall sensor performance.

CONS

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The “delay to first movement” test result was a little bit higher than most mice that used the same sensor.

4. Razer Basilisk V3

Razer Basilisk V3

We recommend the Razer Basilisk V3 if you want a mouse in the lower middle price range. The price difference between our budget pick and our mid-range pick is pretty big, but this is how much gaming mice cost right now. There are other choices between these two, but if you spend a little more or a little less, you’ll get a better mouse overall. In a lot of ways, this mouse is the same as the Logitech G502 LIGHTSPEED. The main difference is that this model can only be used with a cord. Aside from that, they have almost the same ergonomic shapes, a large number of controls that can be changed, and great sensor performance and click latency. The scroll wheel can also be tilted to the left or right, and you can switch between a normal mode with notches and a much faster “free-scrolling” mode.

If you don’t mind or even like using a wired mouse, this one has a big advantage. Since it doesn’t need to hold a rechargeable battery, it’s a lot lighter, which makes it a great choice for games like FPS that require quick mouse movements. Overall, this is a great choice if you want a high-performance gaming mouse that can do a lot of different things but don’t need the flexibility of a wireless connection.

PROS

  • Feels well-built.
  • Click latency is very low.
  • Right-handed shape is comfortable and works for all types of grips and almost all hand sizes.

CONS

  • Heavy.
  • It’s pretty big, so it might not fit in most laptop bags.

5. Logitech G305 LIGHTSPEED

Logitech G305 LIGHTSPEED

The Logitech G305 LIGHTSPEED is a good choice for those on a tight budget. Its body is shaped like an egg and is symmetrical on both sides. It is very comfortable and fits almost any size hand, whether you use a claw or fingertip grip. The quality of the build is also very good. The body doesn’t creak or bend, and even though it costs a lot less, it feels almost as high-quality as the Logitech G502 LIGHTSPEED. It connects wirelessly to Logitech’s LIGHTSPEED USB receiver and is said to get up to 250 hours of use from a single AA battery, which is impressive.

Last but not least, this mouse has a great click latency and a sensor that works well every time. The biggest problem with it is that it is heavy, which makes it harder to move the mouse quickly and accurately in games that move quickly. If you’d rather use a wired option, the Logitech G203 LIGHTSYNC has the same shape and quality of construction. It’s also a lot lighter and has RGB lighting that you can change. Its sensor, on the other hand, doesn’t work as well.

PROS

  • Feels very well-built.
  • Good click latency.
CONS
  • Heavy.

Conclusion:

Our suggestions above are what we think are the best gaming mice for most people right now, whether you want a wired or wireless one. We take into account the price (if the price difference isn’t worth it, a cheaper mouse will win over a more expensive one), feedback from our visitors, and availability (no mice that are difficult to find or almost out of stock everywhere).

If you want to choose for yourself, here is a list of our reviews of gaming mice. Don’t let the details distract you too much. Even though no mouse is perfect for every use, most are good enough to please almost everyone, and the differences are often hard to see unless you look for them.

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