Picking Up a Great Gaming Mouse: 5 Secret Guidelines

Any gamer understands that to take their gaming experiences to a whole new level, gaming gear is the answer. In my opinion, the most important gear of all is the gaming mouse. Do you know how to get the best one yet?

Truth is, there are many choices for you out there. You can burn your pocket buying a fancy mouse. But how it could satisfy your needs is debatable.

If you follow me, I will share with you how to make the best decision possible. So, let’s move on. I have 5 useful tips for you. Because I’m a gamer just like you.

Tip #1: Be clear with your favorite game genre

In fact, there are many game genres out there. From real-time strategy games, first person shooting, online games to action RPG and more. If you want to shop for a new gaming mouse, keep inside your mind your favorite gaming genre.

Because mice are created differently for many types of games.

If you love playing FPS games, you need a mouse with high resolution (more than 2000dpi). While this might not be the case with RTS games.

Tip #2: How much do you have?

Budget is a real problem. Especially for players who have to burn their own money. I know this because I’m in the same boat here.

Prices of gaming mice range hugely. From as little as $20 to hundreds of dollars. Therefore, it depends on your budget that you will have a good mouse or not.

It’s a common sense that the higher the price, the better the mouse. If you can afford it, you will have a better investment.

Tip #3: Be careful with your holding style

There are many different mouse holding styles of gamers. That’s why they will love some particular mouses and hate the rest.

Fact, numerous gamers commit the same mistake that they only pay attention to the price. What they forget to check is how that mouse fits their hands.

If you spend hundreds of dollars to buy a good looking mouse just to know that it doesn’t fit your hand, you’ve wasted your money.

Tip #4: See if the mouse offers other features or not?

Or it just offers basic functions?

I believe that gaming mice nowadays offer many valuable functions and bonuses for gamers. Things like on-the-fly style changes, predefined buttons, good design and more.

If you can have more benefits from the same amount of investment, you will take the deal, right? Just glance at the descriptions and some customer reviews, you will have the big picture.

Tip #5: With or without wires?

If you’re like me, a typical gamer, your desk will be messy all the time. More than often, it’s a real pain. That’s why they invented wireless equipment.

But can wireless gears offer the same quality of accuracy and feedback like wired ones? This is a debatable question. My experience shows me that they can. But you’re the decision maker here.

If you like a clean desktop, choose wireless ones. If you believe that wired gears offer better quality and don’t mind doing some housekeeping, go with them. It’s your choice.

by Duy Nguyen



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