Best Affordable & High-End Wireless Gaming Mouse

Written by: Justine Liew


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Hello again!

In our previous article, we’ve talked about different affordable and high-end wired gaming mice for those of you looking for peripherals to rev up your gaming experience. Moreover, we’ve also looked into various factors that should be taken into consideration before purchasing a mouse that best caters to your budget and needs.
Without further delay, let’s take a look at the top picks for both affordable and high-end mice for gaming by the PCByte Team.

Affordable Gaming Mouse


To start with, the Corsair Harpoon RGB is a device that offers wired performance but with a touch of wireless freedom. It is designed to be small, compact, lightweight, and versatile for bringing around with you wherever you go, and it is also perfect for your gaming setup at home. 


Equipped with Corsair’s wireless technology, also known as SLIPSTREAM, you can enjoy hyper-fast and sub-1ms connection speeds during your marathons. Featuring 6 fully programmable buttons, 10,000 DPI optical sensors, low click latency, and Ultra-durable Omron switches with more than 50 million clicks! 


The Corsair Harpoon RGB lets you easily grind your favourite games wirelessly for up to 60 hours, or if you’d prefer, there is also a plugin for wired mode. With Corsair’s iCUE software, you can customize the RGB lighting to match your personality. If you’d like, you can read a more detailed review of the Corsair Harpoon RGB here.


Next up, we have the Razer DeathAdder V2 Pro from Razer’s DeathAdder range of mice. Featuring Razer’s HyperSpeed Wireless technology, you can experience a 25% rate faster that you won’t even realize it is a wireless device. Offering low click latency, 20,000 DPI, 8 fully programmable buttons, and up to 120 hours of battery life. 


Offering the same Focus+ Optical Sensor and Optical Mouse Switch as the other lesser price models, it allows players to utilize this feature for better control during their gameplay.  Especially FPS games like PUBG, CS:GO, and Call of Duty (COD). The mouse fits perfectly for players with larger sized hands that provides eSports level performance and superb comfort.


The DeathAdder V2 Pro is undeniably a great mouse with Razer’s ergonomic mouse shape, stellar sensor, vast customization options, and a long-lasting battery life that is worth considering. If you’d like, you can read a more detailed review of the DeathAdder V2 Pro here.


The Logitech G703 LIGHTSPEED is also a great option to choose from. Featuring Logitech’s LIGHTSPEED wireless technology to deliver the ultimate performance (much like the name itself). Equipped with a Pixart PMW3366 optical sensor that provides up to 12,000 DPI, has low click latency, and a wide range of CPI to maximize your gameplay experience. 


The G703 is also compatible with the POWERPLAY wireless charging system for continuous charging even while you play. With its ergonomic design, it is well built and has a long-lasting comfortable shape that suits most hand sizes and grip styles. 


Furthermore, it also offers mechanical button tensioning that provides a satisfying click feel and is programmable via G HUB. Whether it be a responsive sensor, optional wireless charging, or excellent wireless technology, Logitech’s G703 has it all. If you’d like, you can read a more detailed review of the G703 LIGHTSPEED here


Another affordable alternative to looking at would be the Glorious Model O Wireless. It is an ultra-light gaming mouse despite having a built-in battery. Featuring its No-Lag 2.4 GHz wireless connectivity, a next-gen propriety Glorious BAMF sensor, and up to 71 hours of battery life. 


This mouse is optimized for excellent performance that includes a wide CPI range, 19,000 max DPI, and 1,000 Hz polling rate. Weighing at just 0.69kg, it is one of the lightest mice and also has an ambidextrous shape, much like its wired counterpart. Even though it has a honeycomb body, it is still sturdy and comfortable, especially for players with large hands. 


The Glorious Model O Wireless also uses Omron mechanical switches rated to 20 million clicks that provide a satisfying click feel. Now with Glorious Core software, you can have full control over your gameplay! If you’d like, you can read a more detailed review of the Glorious Model O here.


Logitech’s G603 LIGHTSPEED is also another great gaming mouse model in Logitech’s series. It offers low click latency, LIGHTSPEED wireless technology, and the revolutionary HERO optical sensor. The G603 was designed for players to enjoy an exceptional performance with a 12,000 max DPI, 500 hours of battery life, a high polling rate, a wide CPI range, and 6 fully configurable buttons.


Use Logitech’s G HUB commands to program the buttons and customize the DPI, program profiles, lighting, and so forth to suit your preferences. The mouse is also sturdily built and comfortable with a right-handed slant, ideal for any hand size and grip style. 


The G603 also offers advanced power management that lets you play your favourite matches for extended periods.  To acquire a completely wireless gaming station, simply pair the G603 wireless mouse with the G613 wireless mechanical keyboard together! If you’d like, you can read a more detailed review of the G603 LIGHTSPEED here.


High-End Gaming Mouse

1. Logitech G903 LIGHTSPEED


Although the Logitech G903 LIGHTSPEED wireless is on the pricier side of the spectrum, it is still an excellent choice to consider. Featuring a 1 ms LIGHTSPEED wireless technology, lightweight construction, ambidextrous design, and customizable lighting, the G903 delivers admirable performance to players. 


The mouse has low click latency, high precision, and up to 11 configurable buttons that you can adjust to cater to your specific gaming needs. Furthermore, with its lightweight and ergonomic design, it is optimized for better comfort over extended periods. The G903 LIGHTSPEED is also equipped with the PMW3366 optical sensor of a 12,000 max DPI that elevates gameplay experiences. 


It also comes with an exclusive clock-tuning technology that reduces power consumption which lets you play for up to 32 hours on a single charge! Truly a mouse that lets you play to your heart’s content. If you’d like, you can read a more detailed review of the G903 LIGHTSPEED here.



Next, a classic and popular wireless gaming mouse would have to be the Logitech G502 LIGHTSPEED. This mouse is a wireless version of the Logitech G502 HERO mentioned in our last article. It features Logitech’s LIGHTSPEED wireless technology, HERO 25K sensor, and POWERPLAY wireless charging. 


Like the G502 HERO, the G502 LIGHTSPEED mouse is equipped with 11 programmable and labelled buttons, 16,000 max DPI at a 1,000 Hz polling rate, 400+ IPS tracking speed, and customizable LIGHTSYNC RGB lighting. The mouse is also much larger and is better suited for a palm grip due to its shape and thumb rest. Although the mouse is on the heavier side, you can still reduce it with the adjustable weights.


Logitech maintained its classic ergonomic design for the G502 LIGHTSPEED that is loved by many. It also has a long-lasting battery life and with the POWERPLAY charging mat, you won’t have to worry about your mouse running out of battery during an important match. If you’d like, you can read a more detailed review of the G502 LIGHTSPEED here.



Another great mouse to look at is the Razer Viper Ultimate. Like the Razer Viper mentioned in our previous article, the Razer Viper Ultimate is a wireless version among the Viper range. Featuring the same Hyperspeed wireless technology, Focus+ Optical sensor, and optical mouse switch, it truly is the best wireless esports mouse yet. 


Like the original Viper, the Viper Ultimate has 8 programmable buttons, a low latency, and provides up to 70 hours of battery life. Moreover, with a 20,000 max DPI, 650 IPS tracking speed, and 99.6% resolution accuracy, you can win over your enemies during your gameplay. The mouse also comes with a unique charging dock that also acts as a receiver range extender for excellent performance. 


Because of its ambidextrous design, it is versatile, lightweight, and comfortable for palm or claw grips. You can also enjoy a slick mouse movement across any surface as it is made from PTFE material and you won’t have to miss out on any shots! If you’d like, you can read a more detailed review of the Viper Ultimate here.



If you don’t mind the extra splurge, the Logitech G Pro Wireless gaming mouse is a great option. The G Pro is versatile enough to be used in offices, not just limited to esports. Just like Logitech’s other mouse models, the G Pro also comes equipped with its infamous 1 ms LIGHTSPEED wireless technology and the HERO 25k sensor technology to differentiate itself from its competitors. 


Weighing at only 0.80 grams, it is lightweight and still performs splendidly. Offering up to 25,600 max DPI, low latency, lag-free, and mechanical tensioning button system. The G Pro has an ambidextrous design and comes with 8 configurable buttons.


 Another feature of the mouse is that it comes with a wired cable that lets you use it either wirelessly or wired, although it may create a drag across desks. With its LIGHTSYNC RGB, customization has never been more fun. If you’d like, you can read a more detailed review of the G Pro Wireless here.

 

Last but not least, we have the Corsair Dark Core RGB Pro Wireless gaming peripheral. Much like its mission statement, “win without wires”, the Dark Core RGB Pro sticks true to that. Offering up to 18,000 max DPI sensor, adjustable DPI increments of 1, and a 2,000 Hz polling rate, twice the speed of a standard polling rate!


Furthermore, it has dynamic and customizable RGB lighting and 8 fully programmable buttons, and a fitting design for FPS players. It also lets you connect the mouse via Bluetooth, removable USB, and Corsair’s Wireless technology - SLIPSTREAM. 


It is also designed in a comfortable contoured shape with interchangeable side grips. However, the Dark Core RGB Pro is on the heavier side but the other features make up for it. It is still an impressive mouse overall. If you’d like, you can read a more detailed review of the Dark Core RGB Pro here.


Final Thoughts

At the end of the day, everyone has their opinion on which wireless gaming peripheral suits their needs. Some might stick with the traditional wired version while others may opt to change it up and try the wireless version. Each of these mice has its benefits and drawbacks, which all comes down to personal preference.


We hope some of these Affordable and High-End Wireless gaming mice have helped, even if it’s just a little.