Dream Machines are a Polish company that started out building laptops, and have now expanded into producing peripherals like mice and mouse pads. Today we’ve got their latest release, the DM3 Mini mouse. This mouse’s diminutive stature conceals a trendy PixArt 3360 optical sensor, which should provide accurate in-game performance without acceleration — a favourite of esports pros. Let’s put this mouse to the test, and see if Poland’s best can go up against the more established names in the gaming hardware industry!Specs & FeaturesPixArt 3360 optical sensor6 presets, up to 12,000 DPI Acceleration of up to 6.45 m/s Polling rate of 500 or [...]
Optical mice are in. Pro players love them because they have no mouse acceleration, allowing for pinpoint accuracy at a range of speeds. Casual players love them because pro players love them. The latest optical mouse is the diminutive DX-20, QPAD’s ‘first new mouse shape’ in seven years. Let’s see how it compares to its rivals, big and small.
Logitech’s G700 mouse is one of my all-time favourites. We gave it a solid 9 / 10 scoreline, and I espoused the belief that a wired-only version had the potential to be even greater, with a slimmer design and lighter weight if the batteries were shed. Today we’re going to see the reality of that belief, as we examine the Logitech G502 Proteus Core wired gaming mouse. It’s the [amazon text=most popular mouse on Amazon&asin=B00IGS9LU8], so it should be good, right?
Thanks to ComputerAssistance.co.uk for providing the Logitech G502 sample.
Today we’re looking at the SteelSeries Rival 300, one of a growing number of gaming mice with an acceleration-free optical sensor.
The idea here is that by eliminating hardware acceleration, you can get a much more consistent experience; moving your mouse three inches will always translate into the same amount of on-screen movement at a fixed DPI. That should make it easier to learn the smooth, precise mouse movements that are so necessary at the upper levels of competitive gaming – whether strategy games like StarCraft II, MOBAs like League of Legends, or shooters like Counter-Strike.
At [amazon text=£50 on Amazon&asin=B00FAN4M3S], the Rival is [...]
Mionix is well known in the gaming world for their lines of Saiph and Naos mice, but their latest model is the Castor. The Castor combines a right-handed ergonomic design with a zero-acceleration optical sensor and Aurora RGB backlighting. The mouse is in stores today, so let’s see how this new mouse fares!
Earlier this week we covered the Element Gaming Beryllium gaming keyboard, and now it’s time to turn our attention to its mousing counterpart, the Iridium 820. This mouse offers a pretty wide range of features, yet costs just £23. It sounds too good to be true, but is it? Let’s find out!