Picking a gaming mouse is a really private endeavor. Everyone’s arms are totally different, everybody’s preferences and wants are totally different, and all of us play totally different video games. That’s why we’re fortunate to dwell within the golden age of gaming mice, with main producers pouring engineering muscle into one-upping each other. The result’s a market loaded with high-quality but comparatively cheap mice.
We’ve examined fairly a number of, and whereas we won’t let you know exactly which mouse is best for you—you could favor wired or wi-fi, extra or fewer buttons, and clearly everybody’s arms are a bit totally different—we’ve got a wide range of suggestions. These are the most effective gaming mice for each sort of gamer we will consider, plus a few mousepads for good measure.
Updated February 2022: We’ve up to date costs all through and added the Logitech MX Master 3S, and the SteelSeries Aerox 9 Wireless/Logitech G600.
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