Steelseries Kinzu

Mice, Peripherals

Steelseries Kinzu Review


Continuing our current trend of gaming mice reviews today we have the Steelseries Kinzu. It’s a lightweight, small, ambidextrous mouse with a high sensitivity rating. This isn’t the first one we’ve reviewed for this company, but it is the first budget optical of theirs that we’ve taken a look at. Let’s see how it does.



  • Frames per second: 9.375
  • Inches per second: 50
  • Megapixels per second: 3.75
  • Counts Per Inch (CPI): 400 – 3200
  • Acceleration: 20 G
  • Buttons: 3
  • Cord: 2 m / 7,9 ft (braided to improve durability)
  • Polling: up to 1000 Hz
  • Lift distance: ~2.0mm
  • Large pressure points that reduce friction for optimized glide
  • Driverless, plug-and-play feature for LAN gamers
  • Built-in memory for 3 profiles
  • Measurements: 117 x 64 x 36 mm / 4,6 x 2,5 x 1,43 in
  • Operating systems: Win XP / Vista / Win 2000 / Mac OS


  • Ambidextrous lightweight ergonomic finger-tip / palm design
  • Slip-resistant coating for superior mouse grip and control
  • Gaming Grade optimizations for pro gaming CPI values
  • CPI toggle for on-the-fly high & low sensitivity adjustments
  • Customizable report rate between 125hz-1000hz / 1 ms response time.
  • 3200 Counts Per Inch
  • 9375 Frames Per Second
  • Acceleration on/off toggle via software
  • 50 Inches Per Second and 20G of acceleration
  • Low-friction high-performance polyethylene feet


Last modified: May 11, 2014

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