Which 2018 gaming mouse should I buy?

HyperX Pulsefire FPS Pro

HyperX Pulsefire FPS Pro

Credit: HyperX

With more and more brands trying to break into the gaming space, it’s become more and more difficult to cut through and separate the average and mediocre hardware from the truly great.

[Related: Best gaming mouse: Razer vs Zowie vs Logitech vs HyperX]

Here's our latest round-up of the best gaming mice you can, and should, buy right now.

Logitech Pro G Wireless Gaming Mouse

Logitech G Pro Gaming MouseCredit: Logitech
Logitech G Pro Gaming Mouse

Logitech Pro G Wireless Gaming Mouse - What are the specs?

The Logitech Pro G Wireless Gaming Mouse is powered by a HERO sensor, boasts 16K DPI sensitivity, weights 80g and up to sixty-hours of usage per charge. It also supports customizable RGB lighting via Logitech’s Lightsync and plays nice with the company’s PowerPlay wireless charging mouse-mat.

Logitech Pro G Wireless Gaming Mouse - How much does it cost?

The Logitech Pro G Wireless Gaming Mouse is priced at an Australian recommended retail price of $249.

Logitech Pro G Wireless Gaming Mouse - What did we think of it?

In our review of the Logitech Pro G Wireless Gaming Mouse, we said that “The Logitech G Pro Wireless Gaming Mouse, while not without limitations, does come across as distinctly lacking in drawbacks. The limited RGB lighting and lack of textured grips are merely minor-gripes in the face of an otherwise-exceptional gaming mouse.”

You can read our full Logitech Pro G Wireless gaming mouse review here.

HyperX Pulsefire FPS Pro

HyperX Pulsefire FPS ProCredit: HyperX
HyperX Pulsefire FPS Pro

HyperX Pulsefire FPS Pro - What are the specs?

The HyperX Pulsefire FPS Pro features 16K DPI, a Pixart PMW3389 sensor, 1000Hz polling rate and RGB lighting powered by HyperX’s Ngenuity software.

HyperX Pulsefire FPS Pro - How much does it cost?

The HyperX Pulsefire FPS Pro is priced at an Australian recommended retail price of $89.

HyperX Pulsefire FPS Pro - What did we think of it?

In our review of the HyperX Pulsefire FPS Pro, we concluded that “as usual, it’s the price that seals the deal here. If you’re looking to pick up a solid gaming mouse on the cheap, and for some reason can’t get your hands on the regular Pulsefire, rest assured that the Pulsefire FPS Pro will fit the bill.”

You can read our full HyperX Pulsefire FPS Pro gaming mouse review here.

HP Omen Reactor Gaming Mouse

HP OMEN Reactor MouseCredit: Fergus Halliday | IDG
HP OMEN Reactor Mouse

HP Omen Reactor Gaming Mouse - What are the specs?

The HP Omen Reactor Gaming Mouse features a 16K DPI sensor, Optical-mechanical switches, metal-braided cable, 1000Hz polling rate and supports customizable RGB lighting via HP’s Omen Command Center application.

HP Omen Reactor Gaming Mouse - How much does it cost?

The HP Omen Reactor Gaming Mouse is priced at an Australian recommended retail price of $129.99.

HP Omen Reactor Gaming Mouse - What did we think of it?

In our review of the HP Omen Reactor Gaming Mouse, we concluded that “If you like the look of the HP Reactor, chances are you’ll like the reality even more. It’s a gaming mouse that takes a surprising amount of bets. And while not all of these bets pay off, they do serve to put HP in a really interesting position going forward.”

You can read our full HP Omen Reactor Gaming Mouse review here.

Razer Mamba Wireless (2018)

Razer Mamba WirelessCredit: Razer
Razer Mamba Wireless

Razer Mamba Wireless (2018) - What are the specs?

The Razer Mamba Wireless features a 16K DPI sensor, 50g acceleration, 1000Hz ultrapolling and integration with Razer’s Chroma RGB lighting system. The 2018 Mamba gaming mouse also boasts a special Adaptive Frequency Technology that Razer claim ensures “the lowest-latency achievable”.

Razer Mamba Wireless (2018) - How much does it cost?

In Australia, the Razer Mamba Wireless is priced at an Australian recommended retail price of $169.

Razer Mamba Wireless (2018)  - What did we think of it?

In our review of the Razer Mamba Wireless, we said that “If you’ve got $169 to burn and need to get your hands on a solid wireless gaming mouse, the new Razer Mamba Wireless is more than a contender. At this price-point, it’s probably the best-buy. If you’re willing to shop around and spend a little more, you might be able to get a little more. But if you’re after the obvious choice, this is it.”

You can read our full Razer Mamba Wireless review here.

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