5 insane gaming mice – SA pricing, details

A gaming mouse is an important tool for PC gamers. From the hardcore player who relies on a calculated DPI setting to the more laid-back gamer who just wants a comfortable grip, the right mouse is crucial to the experience of PC gaming.

Most gaming mice are reasonably priced and deliver useful features accompanied by a standard of reliability. However, some companies develop the most complex and efficient gaming mice, and it is these devices which boast an insane amount of features which are constantly on the cutting edge of peripheral design.

Here are some of the most insane gaming mice available:

Mad Catz R.A.T. PRO X – R4,350

MAD CATZ R.A.T.The Mad Catz R.A.T. Pro X is the pinnacle of modular mouse design, featuring the most hardware customisation offered by a gaming mouse.

The mouse allows you to swap out almost everything, including palm grips, buttons, weights, mouse wheel and the sensor. This design means that the mouse could potentially last forever, as you can replace the sensor with a newer version when the current one becomes redundant.

The device offers a large degree of modification, featuring the choice between Teflon or ceramic feet, different palm grips, mouse wheels, side buttons and weights.

Corsair Scimitar RGB – R1,499

Corsair Scimitar RGBThe Corsair Scimitar RGB features an array of side buttons on a unique sliding platform which allows the user to access 12 different buttons with their thumb.

The12 side buttons can be individually programmed to account for any conceivable gaming situation. The Scimitar has four different lighting zones, which can each be configured to any possible combination of colours.

The device also boasts a 12,000 DPI sensor and ultra-fast response time.

Razer Ouroboros – R2,699

Razer OuroborosThe Razer Ouroboros is Razer’s version of a modular gaming mouse, allowing the user to replace side panels in addition to making various adjustments.

The palm grip can be adjusted according to the size of the user’s hand and the comfort grooves can be removed from either side, catering for both left-handed and right-handed gamers.

The Ouroboros features a 8,200 DPI sensor and a dedicated DPI ‘clutch’, allowing for fluid adaption of sensitivity without toggling settings.

Roccat Nyth – R2,299

Roccat NythThe Roccat Nyth is the most modifiable gaming mouse on the market, offering the player an impressively large number of configuration options.

The mouse is right-handed and does not account for left-handed gamers.

The outer palm panel can be swapped out to make the mouse narrower or wider, while the inner palm segment features a customisable button layout which can be set up to meet the demands of any genre – from MOBA to first-person-shooter.

The Nyth offers a total of 1 sextillion different possible setups, and boasts a 12,000 DPI laser sensor.

Razer Naga Expert Chroma – R1,399

razer naga chromaThe Razer Naga Expert Chroma is a gaming mouse which is aimed at the MMO and MOBA market.

The mouse boasts 12 side buttons and allows for easier access to abilities in certain games, although it does limit the mouse to right-handed gamers only. The device also features a mouse wheel which can tilt left and right, offering additional functionality in a variety of situations.

The Naga Expert Chroma features a 16,000 DPI laser sensor and customisable lighting.

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