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All posts tagged "gaming mouse"

  • ‘SpeedLink Decus’ gaming mouse review: a budget extravaganza

    Gamers usually buy the best gaming mouse money can buy, or at least one they can afford. The device needs to at least be responsive, have mappable buttons, and adjustable DPI speeds. SpeedLink has been around for over a year now in the South African market, but has yet to make a full forced impact in it. With a budget mouse like the Decus, they may just have a chance. The Decus is the high-end of SpeedLink’s gaming mouse spectrum. It is touted as a professional gaming mouse with ultimate ergonomics. Locally, the mouse is priced at a sweet R699....

  • Logitech G502 Proteus Core review: heads and tails above the rest

    It's really difficult telling gaming mice apart nowadays. All feature highly adjustable DPI or sensitivity settings. All are somewhat colourful and snazzy with splashes of style littering their compact bodies. All mostly arrive with adjustable software packages, allowing the user to adjust the mouse according to games installed or personal preferences. With that said, how the hell do we tell the difference? Believe it or not, but in a world of copy-cat devices it's probably easier than any other field to spot differences. Logitech's G502 Proteus Core continues the German company's Titan naming system but also its legendary build quality. Taking a...

  • Razer Mamba is the ‘world’s most precise’ gaming mouse [Gallery]

    E3 isn't all about games, you know. There are hardware launches as well that span the length and breadth of the LA Convention Centre. One of the companies showing off its wares was Razer, and it believes that it spawned the world's most advanced gaming mouse, ever. It's called the Razer Mamba and judging by its specs, it's definitely one of the most insane peripherals we've seen in quite some time. There's a 5G 16 000 DPI sensor at the heart of the device, which is "optimized for multi-display set-ups with ultra-high display resolutions," notes the presser. It's the only scenario...

  • COUGAR 700M Black Edition review: best gaming mouse under R1000?

    I'm particularly glad to see COUGAR plying its trade this side of the Atlantic. Although the market is rather saturated with peripheral companies all outdoing each other on seemingly insignificant details, in the end, price and value will always win out on features. The more the merrier too -- you can never quite suggest that competition in the industry is a bad thing. Available to the public since December, the COUGAR 700M gaming mouse is the latest product aimed at enthusiast gamers. And judging by this mouse's exterior, it means business. Sitting below the R1000 (US$80) mark, its affordable, but it...

  • COUGAR’s PC gaming peripherals coming to South Africa in December

    COUGAR, the German-based PC peripheral outfit, has been prowling the gaming markets of Europe and the States for a good while now, but finally the company is coming to South Africa and not a moment too soon. After becoming something of an eSports specialist, the company plans to bring its range of peripherals and hardware to Africa's southern tip, competing against the established likes of Razer and Logitech. One such peripheral arriving soon is the bonkers 700M gaming mouse. If you're familar with the famous R.A.T. line of gaming mice from Cyborg, you'll know exactly just how crazy we're talking. The Optimus...

  • Logitech G402 Hyperion Fury gaming mouse review: weapon of choice

    Input is important. Without a keyboard and mouse (two extremely antiquated but necessary forms of input we're still clinging onto), a computer is next to useless. Sure, there are gamepads, Kinect and a whack of other peripherals, but computer control is defined by the humble mouse and keyboard. These are also the two objects that are rarely upgraded by the user. Well, Logitech's impressively named G402 Hyperion Fury gaming mouse is here to change that as it's most definitely the best mouse for gaming or serious business shite. What I liked The G402 is above all, one of the most responsive...

  • Enter the lag-killer: Logitech’s G402 Hyperion Fury ‘world’s fastest mouse ever’

    The mouse is the computer gamer's quintessential peripheral. More often than not, a slight lag in response could mean the difference between a record-shattering killstreak or a suicide mission. Enter Logitech's answer to lag -- the G402 Hyperion Fury -- the world's "fastest gaming mouse ever." The mouse embodies Logitech's peripheral's distinct design language, looking more like a tiny Transformer than a cursor controller. It can track at over 12 metres per second, which for first-person shooter enthusiasts with Spiderman-like reactions, is a goldmine. Logitech lauds the device as a peripheral bar none: "Its light weight design, combined with the precision...

  • Logitech G602 Gaming Mouse review: made me ambidextrous

    There are a lot of cool things about Logitech's G602 Gaming Mouse, like the 250 hour battery life, the lag-free wireless controls and the controls that instantly switch from a better gaming session to longer-lasting battery. What I liked the most though, was the fact that the mouse is so comfortable that it made me learn how to use my right hand to control it. I'm left-handed and until this mouse I've never been able to swap sides. Genetic factors and where our ancestors lived played a part in which hand we use, so using a right-hand only device is...

  • Razer Naga Hex review: great for gaming, not much else

    The Naga Hex, Razer's latest addition to its line of high-end gaming mice, both impresses and frustrates out of the box. With a bit of customisation you can get what you want from the mouse, but for its price tag you'd expect it to be a more streamlined experience. The look and feel The Hex is the follow-up to the Naga, an epic mouse designed for MMOs fitted with a 12 button thumb-grid. It looked like you could make a phone call on the Naga if you wanted to. The Hex strips that grid down to six buttons, and places them...

  • The Razer Ouroboros: the variable multifaceted ambidextrous mouse

    Razer, has unveiled its latest creation, the Ouroboros, a fully-customisable elite gaming mouse adjustable for left handers, any hand size and any grip style. The Ourboros is specifically designed for precision gaming, offering 11 programmable buttons, 8200 DPI via combined laser and optical sensors and a clutch trigger to increase or reduce the DPI as you play. Boasting two interchangeable side panels, you can alter the mouse to suit your own hand grip, and interchange it for when you are of the left hand variety. It is powered by a single rechargeable AA battery that will give you about 12...