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Best Mouse Christmas Gift Wishlist

Reindeer are out, and mice are in. These are the best gaming mice to gift this holiday season.

If you need stocking stuffers for your favorite gamer this holiday season, consider gifting them a different kind of skates this winter – a gaming mouse is a great idea. The right mouse is instrumental in an enjoyable gaming experience. Whether your loved one has a claw grip, palm grip, wrist aim or arm aim, a perfect mouse exists for everyone. We’ve compiled a list to help you on your holiday shopping spree – let’s explore the best gaming mice for the 2023 Holiday season.

Logitech G Pro X Superlight

Logitech G Pro x Superlight

The Logitech G Pro X Superlight is a lightweight and ambidextrous wireless mouse. It utilizes Logitech’s LIGHTSPEED wireless technology for a low-latency gaming experience and has a HERO sensor with a DPI range between 100 and 25,600. The mouse has a polling rate of 1ms / 1,000 Hz, and its battery lasts an impressive 70 hours with constant use – it is a reliable choice that will carry you through even your longest win streak. Pros including bENITA, s1mple and Bjergsen endorse this mouse for its easy use, lightweight glide mechanics, and fast response time.

Logitech has also released a sequel, the G Pro X Superlight 2, with a higher maximum polling rate at 2,000 Hz and a longer battery life. Both models are great options for a gamer desiring a smooth and efficient mouse experience.

Dimensions: 4.92 x 2.50 x 1.75 inches; 63g

Price: G Pro x Superlight: $159.99 (Currently on sale for $109.99)

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Glorious Model O Wireless

Glorious Model O Wireless mouse

The Glorious Model O is a great budget mouse option that won’t break the bank. At just 69g, the mouse is extremely light and easy to move. It functions fully wirelessly with a compact wireless dongle, but users can also opt for a wired connection with its included cable. The Model O pairs with Glorious Gaming’s Glorious Core software, which allows users to set four DPI profiles, adjust mouse lighting and change keybinds. 

The mouse has a BAMF sensor, which boasts “pinpoint precision with its 400 IPS tracking speed, 19,000 programmable DPI, and up to 1000 Hz polling rate” according to the Glorious Gaming website. It is an ambidextrous mouse with a comfortable shape for all users. Even better, the mouse comes with Glorious Gaming’s G-Skates.

Dimensions: 5.0 x 2.6 x 1.5 inches; 69g

Price: $63.99

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Razer Viper V2 Pro

Razer Viper V2 Pro mouse

The Razer Viper V2 Pro is a beloved choice among gamers for its fast response speed, intuitive design and reliable specs. The Viper V2 Pro is 16 grams lighter than its predecessor, weighing only 58 grams. It is right-handed, and users can upgrade it with Razer’s HyperPolling wireless dongle for an 8,000Hz polling rate. Buyers can also set their preferred lift-off and landing distances from 26 options. This mouse is also perfect for those with a claw grip since it has a thin base. Razer’s optical mouse switches result in a near-instant response time of 0.2ms. The V2 Pro has a FocusPro 30k Optical Sensor and a maximum DPI of 30,000. Users can expect a lengthy battery life of 90 hours at 1,000Hz and 17 hours at 8,000Hz.

The Razer Viper Ultimate, a previous version of the mouse weighing in at 74g, is also available for a lower price point and is currently on sale for $89.99.

Dimensions: 2.61 x 4.98 x 1.49 inches; 58g

Price: Razer Viper V2 Pro $149.99

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Zowie EC2-CW

Zowie EC2-CW mouse

The Zowie EC2-CW is especially well-known in the Counter-Strike scene, where many pros prefer using the mouse. It was designed with anatomy in mind and has a comfortable right-handed ergonomic design that accommodates every player’s unique mouse grip. The mouse has four DPI settings at 400, 800, 1600 and 3200, and lasts 70 hours on battery with constant movement. 

It sports a PizArt 3370 sensor, and its USB report rate is adjustable between 125, 500 and 1000Hz. It is driverless with no custom software – users adjust settings directly from the mouse and are ready to play whenever they plug it in. The mouse includes an enhanced receiver that also functions as a charging dock. The Zowie EC2-CW is also available in a wired version as the EC2-C.

Dimensions: 65 x 123 x 42 mm; 77g

Price: $119.99

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Razer Deathadder V3 Pro

Razer Deathadder V3 Pro mouse

The Razer Deathadder V3 Pro is the final evolution of gaming mice. It has an asymmetrical ergonomic form with a palm support arch and a finger ledge. The mouse has onboard memory for Razer synapse profiles and up to 90 hours of battery life. The Deathadder V3 Pro utilizes Razer’s optical mouse switches for a 0.2ms response time. The mouse boasts instant click actuation and an extremely low click latency. It is one of the best gaming mice currently on the market.

League of Legends 4-time World Championship winner Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok also approves of this mouse. The DeathAdder V3 Pro also comes in a limited “Faker Edition” model that the esports star himself personally endorses. Faker stated about the mouse, “For years, the DeathAdder has been my weapon of choice.”

Dimensions: 5.00 x 68.0 x 44.0 inches; 63g

Price: $149.99

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If you’re investing in a gaming mouse this winter, it might be a great idea to accompany it with a set of mouse skates or some grip tape. Regardless of which model you pick, your loved one will be happy to see a suspiciously ergonomically-shaped present under the tree. Enjoy the upcoming holiday season, and stay tuned for future mouse releases.