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Beste gamingmuizen 2021: de beste bedrade, draadloze en RGB-gamingmuizen die je vandaag kunt kopen

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(Pocket-lint) - Gamingmuizen zijn de high-end apparaten van de muizenwereld. Ze zijn ontworpen om nauwkeuriger te zijn, een comfortabelere ervaring te bieden en zijn gebouwd om lang mee te gaan - aangezien gamers waarschijnlijk meer tijd met hun muis doorbrengen dan wie dan ook.

Eersteklas gamingmuizen hebben ook meerdere knoppen, zeer instelbare dots per inch (DPI) nauwkeurigheid en een groot aantal instellingen die alles omvatten, van aangepaste verlichting tot macros voor specifieke games.

Het kan echter lastig zijn om de juiste muis voor u te vinden. Mensen houden ze op verschillende manieren vast en hebben handen van verschillende grootte, wat het kopen een lastige zaak maakt. Een brede muis met duimsteunen en handgrepen is misschien perfect voor iemand met grote handen, maar anderen vinden misschien een kleine en slanke muis de voorkeur, zowel qua pasvorm als wendbaarheid.

We bekijken verschillende gamingmuizen om te zien welke de beste zijn, rekening houdend met alle dingen waar gamers het meest van houden: RGB, reactievermogen, aantal knoppen en natuurlijk waar voor je geld.

We hebben deze muizen op verschillende manieren getest, waaronder het besteden van speeluren en het gebruik ervan voor dagelijks werk en productiviteitstaken. We hebben met de instellingen gepord en gespeeld en hebben ervoor gezorgd dat we ook de functies grondig hebben getest. Het volgende is een overzicht van onze favoriete muizen en de muizen die we als de beste beschouwen die je momenteel kunt kopen.


Onze huidige favoriete gamingmuis is de Corsair M65 RGB Ultra Wireless . Er zijn ook andere opties die het overwegen waard zijn, waaronder de Razer Basilisk Ultimate , de Logitech G Pro X Superlight , de Razer Naga Pro en de Asus ROG Gladius III Wireless .


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De Corsair M65 RGB Ultra Wireless is een solide kit met een goed geconstrueerd ontwerp en een uitstekende functieset. Deze muis heeft niet alleen een aantal serieuze specificaties onder de motorkap, maar heeft ook een aantal handige verborgen functies.

Het heeft een zes-assige gyroscoop en versnellingsmeter, zodat u de muis in verschillende richtingen kunt kantelen en optillen om acties of macros gemakkelijk te activeren. Voeg acht programmeerbare knoppen, een systeem voor het aanpassen van het gewicht, een behoorlijke levensduur van de batterij en meer toe en je hebt een echte winnaar.

Het enige nadeel is dat het een beetje aan de kleine kant is en echt ontworpen is voor klauwgreep, maar verder is het een solide favoriet.

We've tried plenty of different gaming mice and obviously, there are reasons why you might like to consider more than one option. If you play FPS competitively then something ultralightweight might be preferable. If MMOs are more your thing then you might prefer more buttons. To help you decide, we've included a selection of the other hot contenders we've tried below. 

We've tried plenty of different gaming mice and obviously, there are reasons why you might like to consider more than one option. If you play FPS competitively then something ultralightweight might be preferable. If MMOs are more your thing then you might prefer more buttons. To help you decide, we've included a selection of the other hot contenders we've tried below. 

We've tried plenty of different gaming mice and obviously, there are reasons why you might like to consider more than one option. If you play FPS competitively then something ultralightweight might be preferable. If MMOs are more your thing then you might prefer more buttons. To help you decide, we've included a selection of the other hot contenders we've tried below. 

We've tried plenty of different gaming mice and obviously, there are reasons why you might like to consider more than one option. If you play FPS competitively then something ultralightweight might be preferable. If MMOs are more your thing then you might prefer more buttons. To help you decide, we've included a selection of the other hot contenders we've tried below. 

We've tried plenty of different gaming mice and obviously, there are reasons why you might like to consider more than one option. If you play FPS competitively then something ultralightweight might be preferable. If MMOs are more your thing then you might prefer more buttons. To help you decide, we've included a selection of the other hot contenders we've tried below. 

We've tried plenty of different gaming mice and obviously, there are reasons why you might like to consider more than one option. If you play FPS competitively then something ultralightweight might be preferable. If MMOs are more your thing then you might prefer more buttons. To help you decide, we've included a selection of the other hot contenders we've tried below. 

We've tried plenty of different gaming mice and obviously, there are reasons why you might like to consider more than one option. If you play FPS competitively then something ultralightweight might be preferable. If MMOs are more your thing then you might prefer more buttons. To help you decide, we've included a selection of the other hot contenders we've tried below. 

We've tried plenty of different gaming mice and obviously, there are reasons why you might like to consider more than one option. If you play FPS competitively then something ultralightweight might be preferable. If MMOs are more your thing then you might prefer more buttons. To help you decide, we've included a selection of the other hot contenders we've tried below. 

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Onze keuze voor de beste gamingmuis is voor sommigen misschien te zwaar, maar dat is oké, want er zijn andere opties. De Logitech G Pro X Superlight is zon keuze.

Als je je niet druk maakt over het hebben van onnodige franjes en toeters en bellen, richt je ogen dan in deze richting. Dit is een handige, lichtgewicht, draadloze gamingmuis met gladde PTFE-voetjes, een batterijduur tot 70 uur en een ingetogen ontwerp.

Dit is een serieuze gamingmuis ontworpen voor professionals, die de sensatie heeft van lichtgewicht te zijn, maar zonder de gebruikelijke honingraatschaal. Het is opmerkelijk wendbaar en ook nog eens wonderbaarlijk nauwkeurig. Het enige nadeel is het vreemde ontbreken van een DPI-schakelknop, maar je kunt de DPI- en andere knopinstellingen in de software aanpassen.

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De Basilisk Ultimate is een hoogtepunt van Razers ontwerp - een draadloze muis met meerdere knoppen, een handige oplaadbasis, wat kleurrijke RGB-verlichting en ook interessante functies.

Hoogtepunten zijn onder meer een verwijderbare multifunctionele peddel die ook dienst doet als een oh zo bevredigende duimknop en een aanpasbaar scrollwiel waarop u de weerstand kunt aanpassen.

Getextureerde handgrepen, ergonomisch ontwerp en duimsteun maken hem ook tijdens gamesessies comfortabel en geschikt. Geweldige aansluitmogelijkheden en een waanzinnige batterijduur zijn ook fantastische toevoegingen.

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Deze muis probeert schijnbaar iedereen tegemoet te komen met een interessant ontwerp dat niet alleen alles heeft wat je van een gamingmuis zou verwachten, maar ook verwisselbare zijknoppen heeft, wat betekent dat je de toegang tot de duimknop kunt wijzigen, afhankelijk van wat je speelt.

Twee zijknoppen voor FPS of 12 voor MMO/MOBAs, de keuze is aan jou.

De Naga Pro is ook een sensatie op andere gebieden. Een daarvan is de mogelijkheid om verbinding te maken in bedrade, Bluetooth of draadloze modi. In Bluetooth kun je met RGB-verlichting uit maar liefst 150 uur batterijduur halen.

Voeg daar nog vijf ingebouwde geheugenprofielen, vijf aangepaste DPI-niveaus, 100% PTFE-voetjes en een Pixart optische sensor aan toe en je hebt een echte gaming-krachtpatser.

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De Asus ROG Gladius III Wireless is een prima optie als je op zoek bent naar een grotere muis met een comfortabele pasvorm. Het heeft een groot asymmetrisch ontwerp dat heerlijk comfortabel is en tegelijkertijd een aantal serieuze specificaties verpakt in een relatief lichtgewicht omhulsel.

Hoogtepunten van deze muis zijn onder meer een snel te bedienen knopontwerp met nul-gap, meerdere knoppen en connectiviteitsopties en meer.

Het beste deel zijn echter de door de gebruiker verwisselbare schakelaars. Je kunt eenvoudig schakelaars op deze muis wisselen en er kunnen zowel drie- als vijfpins microschakelaars in, dus je hoeft je geen zorgen te maken dat dubbelklikken op schakelaars je game-ervaring hier verpest. U kunt ook optische schakelaars gebruiken voor nauwkeurigere kliktracking.

Voeg daar een hoge DPI aan toe, een batterijduur van maar liefst 85 uur en gladde PTFE-voetjes en je hebt een geweldig pakket. We hebben enorm genoten van deze muis en vonden hem de hele dag meer dan capabel.

The Pocket-lint editorial team spends hours testing and researching hundreds of products before recommending our best picks for you.

We've considered a range of factors when it comes to putting together this list of the best gaming mice to buy. We've tried them in different games, during the day working and poked and prodded all the different settings and features to see which mice really shone. 

Many of the gaming mice we've seen don’t make our final best guides, not because they're not great necessarily, but because we're trying to keep this list short and useful for you. There are still other mice we've tried and loved that we'd recommend. Those include:

The Pocket-lint editorial team spends hours testing and researching hundreds of products before recommending our best picks for you.

We've considered a range of factors when it comes to putting together this list of the best gaming mice to buy. We've tried them in different games, during the day working and poked and prodded all the different settings and features to see which mice really shone. 

Many of the gaming mice we've seen don’t make our final best guides, not because they're not great necessarily, but because we're trying to keep this list short and useful for you. There are still other mice we've tried and loved that we'd recommend. Those include:

The Pocket-lint editorial team spends hours testing and researching hundreds of products before recommending our best picks for you.

We've considered a range of factors when it comes to putting together this list of the best gaming mice to buy. We've tried them in different games, during the day working and poked and prodded all the different settings and features to see which mice really shone. 

Many of the gaming mice we've seen don’t make our final best guides, not because they're not great necessarily, but because we're trying to keep this list short and useful for you. There are still other mice we've tried and loved that we'd recommend. Those include:

The Pocket-lint editorial team spends hours testing and researching hundreds of products before recommending our best picks for you.

We've considered a range of factors when it comes to putting together this list of the best gaming mice to buy. We've tried them in different games, during the day working and poked and prodded all the different settings and features to see which mice really shone. 

Many of the gaming mice we've seen don’t make our final best guides, not because they're not great necessarily, but because we're trying to keep this list short and useful for you. There are still other mice we've tried and loved that we'd recommend. Those include:

The Pocket-lint editorial team spends hours testing and researching hundreds of products before recommending our best picks for you.

We've considered a range of factors when it comes to putting together this list of the best gaming mice to buy. We've tried them in different games, during the day working and poked and prodded all the different settings and features to see which mice really shone. 

Many of the gaming mice we've seen don’t make our final best guides, not because they're not great necessarily, but because we're trying to keep this list short and useful for you. There are still other mice we've tried and loved that we'd recommend. Those include:

The Pocket-lint editorial team spends hours testing and researching hundreds of products before recommending our best picks for you.

We've considered a range of factors when it comes to putting together this list of the best gaming mice to buy. We've tried them in different games, during the day working and poked and prodded all the different settings and features to see which mice really shone. 

Many of the gaming mice we've seen don’t make our final best guides, not because they're not great necessarily, but because we're trying to keep this list short and useful for you. There are still other mice we've tried and loved that we'd recommend. Those include:

The Pocket-lint editorial team spends hours testing and researching hundreds of products before recommending our best picks for you.

We've considered a range of factors when it comes to putting together this list of the best gaming mice to buy. We've tried them in different games, during the day working and poked and prodded all the different settings and features to see which mice really shone. 

Many of the gaming mice we've seen don’t make our final best guides, not because they're not great necessarily, but because we're trying to keep this list short and useful for you. There are still other mice we've tried and loved that we'd recommend. Those include:

The Pocket-lint editorial team spends hours testing and researching hundreds of products before recommending our best picks for you.

We've considered a range of factors when it comes to putting together this list of the best gaming mice to buy. We've tried them in different games, during the day working and poked and prodded all the different settings and features to see which mice really shone. 

Many of the gaming mice we've seen don’t make our final best guides, not because they're not great necessarily, but because we're trying to keep this list short and useful for you. There are still other mice we've tried and loved that we'd recommend. Those include:

Obviously, there's a lot to consider when buying a gaming mouse. Trying to find the right one for you can be tricky as there are all sorts of mice in all manner of shapes and sizes with different specs and features on offer. It can be hard to know what matters or what you'll like. 

You'll find all gaming mice have a number of specs worth paying attention to. These include max acceleration and max speed numbers. Usually the higher these numbers the better. Along with a good sensor, these specs ensure good tracking and accurate representation of your mouse movements and the ability to keep up with your quick flicks. 

You'll also find the best mice often have insanely high DPI levels. Many of Logitech's mice, for example, boast as much as 25,600 DPI. The company says that its sensors and these DPI levels allow the mouse to "...accurately track movement at the sub-micron level (1 micron = 1 millionth of a meter, or 0.000001m). Without compromising on accuracy."

Realistically, most gamers will find that 25,000 DPI is far too much for standard use. Indeed even the pro gamers will opt for lower DPI, lightweight mice or set their mice to low DPI levels. Still having a good DPI range offers a lot of flexibility. 

There are three main grip types - palm grip, claw grip and fingertip grip. Some mice are designed to cater to all types while others are only suitable for one or two. SteelSeries has a nice guide to the different grip types and that's worth reading if you don't know how your hold your mouse already. 

If you use a palm grip, then you'll often need a larger mouse or you'll find the mouse is too small and uncomfortable to use. Smaller mice might only cater to claw grip and won't be suitable, so this is an important point of consideration before you buy. 

Most modern gaming mice sport somewhere between six and eight buttons. These usually include the left and right buttons, mouse wheel, two side buttons and maybe a couple of DPI level buttons.

This setup might be enough for most gamers - especially if you're mostly playing FPS games. But if you are more of a MOBA, MMO or RPG gamer then you might like to consider a mouse with more buttons. That'll make life easier to carry out actions, combine in-game abilities and generally win. 

Having more buttons isn't always better though. We've found some mice offer buttons on both sides of the frame, but that can be problematic as you might accidentally activate these buttons when you don't mean to, which can be a real pain. So think about which buttons you need and whether you actually need more before you commit to a purchase. 

The latest trend for gaming mice is to shed as much weight as possible and offer up large super slick PTFE areas to help you game. These lightweight mice mean you can run a low DPI but still flick them about quickly and easily. Pro players swear by these mice. They obviously have the added bonus of reducing any aches or fatigue you might otherwise get with heavier mice. 

One downside though is the lighter mice often feel cheap, sound hollow and aren't as feature-rich. If you prefer your mouse to have a bit of heft and a premium solid build quality then there's nothing wrong with that. Some of the heavier mice also have a lot more to offer, not just RGB but more buttons, wireless connectivity and more. 

Obviously, there's a lot to consider when buying a gaming mouse. Trying to find the right one for you can be tricky as there are all sorts of mice in all manner of shapes and sizes with different specs and features on offer. It can be hard to know what matters or what you'll like. 

You'll find all gaming mice have a number of specs worth paying attention to. These include max acceleration and max speed numbers. Usually the higher these numbers the better. Along with a good sensor, these specs ensure good tracking and accurate representation of your mouse movements and the ability to keep up with your quick flicks. 

You'll also find the best mice often have insanely high DPI levels. Many of Logitech's mice, for example, boast as much as 25,600 DPI. The company says that its sensors and these DPI levels allow the mouse to "...accurately track movement at the sub-micron level (1 micron = 1 millionth of a meter, or 0.000001m). Without compromising on accuracy."

Realistically, most gamers will find that 25,000 DPI is far too much for standard use. Indeed even the pro gamers will opt for lower DPI, lightweight mice or set their mice to low DPI levels. Still having a good DPI range offers a lot of flexibility. 

There are three main grip types - palm grip, claw grip and fingertip grip. Some mice are designed to cater to all types while others are only suitable for one or two. SteelSeries has a nice guide to the different grip types and that's worth reading if you don't know how your hold your mouse already. 

If you use a palm grip, then you'll often need a larger mouse or you'll find the mouse is too small and uncomfortable to use. Smaller mice might only cater to claw grip and won't be suitable, so this is an important point of consideration before you buy. 

Most modern gaming mice sport somewhere between six and eight buttons. These usually include the left and right buttons, mouse wheel, two side buttons and maybe a couple of DPI level buttons.

This setup might be enough for most gamers - especially if you're mostly playing FPS games. But if you are more of a MOBA, MMO or RPG gamer then you might like to consider a mouse with more buttons. That'll make life easier to carry out actions, combine in-game abilities and generally win. 

Having more buttons isn't always better though. We've found some mice offer buttons on both sides of the frame, but that can be problematic as you might accidentally activate these buttons when you don't mean to, which can be a real pain. So think about which buttons you need and whether you actually need more before you commit to a purchase. 

The latest trend for gaming mice is to shed as much weight as possible and offer up large super slick PTFE areas to help you game. These lightweight mice mean you can run a low DPI but still flick them about quickly and easily. Pro players swear by these mice. They obviously have the added bonus of reducing any aches or fatigue you might otherwise get with heavier mice. 

One downside though is the lighter mice often feel cheap, sound hollow and aren't as feature-rich. If you prefer your mouse to have a bit of heft and a premium solid build quality then there's nothing wrong with that. Some of the heavier mice also have a lot more to offer, not just RGB but more buttons, wireless connectivity and more. 

Obviously, there's a lot to consider when buying a gaming mouse. Trying to find the right one for you can be tricky as there are all sorts of mice in all manner of shapes and sizes with different specs and features on offer. It can be hard to know what matters or what you'll like. 

You'll find all gaming mice have a number of specs worth paying attention to. These include max acceleration and max speed numbers. Usually the higher these numbers the better. Along with a good sensor, these specs ensure good tracking and accurate representation of your mouse movements and the ability to keep up with your quick flicks. 

You'll also find the best mice often have insanely high DPI levels. Many of Logitech's mice, for example, boast as much as 25,600 DPI. The company says that its sensors and these DPI levels allow the mouse to "...accurately track movement at the sub-micron level (1 micron = 1 millionth of a meter, or 0.000001m). Without compromising on accuracy."

Realistically, most gamers will find that 25,000 DPI is far too much for standard use. Indeed even the pro gamers will opt for lower DPI, lightweight mice or set their mice to low DPI levels. Still having a good DPI range offers a lot of flexibility. 

There are three main grip types - palm grip, claw grip and fingertip grip. Some mice are designed to cater to all types while others are only suitable for one or two. SteelSeries has a nice guide to the different grip types and that's worth reading if you don't know how your hold your mouse already. 

If you use a palm grip, then you'll often need a larger mouse or you'll find the mouse is too small and uncomfortable to use. Smaller mice might only cater to claw grip and won't be suitable, so this is an important point of consideration before you buy. 

Most modern gaming mice sport somewhere between six and eight buttons. These usually include the left and right buttons, mouse wheel, two side buttons and maybe a couple of DPI level buttons.

This setup might be enough for most gamers - especially if you're mostly playing FPS games. But if you are more of a MOBA, MMO or RPG gamer then you might like to consider a mouse with more buttons. That'll make life easier to carry out actions, combine in-game abilities and generally win. 

Having more buttons isn't always better though. We've found some mice offer buttons on both sides of the frame, but that can be problematic as you might accidentally activate these buttons when you don't mean to, which can be a real pain. So think about which buttons you need and whether you actually need more before you commit to a purchase. 

The latest trend for gaming mice is to shed as much weight as possible and offer up large super slick PTFE areas to help you game. These lightweight mice mean you can run a low DPI but still flick them about quickly and easily. Pro players swear by these mice. They obviously have the added bonus of reducing any aches or fatigue you might otherwise get with heavier mice. 

One downside though is the lighter mice often feel cheap, sound hollow and aren't as feature-rich. If you prefer your mouse to have a bit of heft and a premium solid build quality then there's nothing wrong with that. Some of the heavier mice also have a lot more to offer, not just RGB but more buttons, wireless connectivity and more. 

Obviously, there's a lot to consider when buying a gaming mouse. Trying to find the right one for you can be tricky as there are all sorts of mice in all manner of shapes and sizes with different specs and features on offer. It can be hard to know what matters or what you'll like. 

You'll find all gaming mice have a number of specs worth paying attention to. These include max acceleration and max speed numbers. Usually the higher these numbers the better. Along with a good sensor, these specs ensure good tracking and accurate representation of your mouse movements and the ability to keep up with your quick flicks. 

You'll also find the best mice often have insanely high DPI levels. Many of Logitech's mice, for example, boast as much as 25,600 DPI. The company says that its sensors and these DPI levels allow the mouse to "...accurately track movement at the sub-micron level (1 micron = 1 millionth of a meter, or 0.000001m). Without compromising on accuracy."

Realistically, most gamers will find that 25,000 DPI is far too much for standard use. Indeed even the pro gamers will opt for lower DPI, lightweight mice or set their mice to low DPI levels. Still having a good DPI range offers a lot of flexibility. 

There are three main grip types - palm grip, claw grip and fingertip grip. Some mice are designed to cater to all types while others are only suitable for one or two. SteelSeries has a nice guide to the different grip types and that's worth reading if you don't know how your hold your mouse already. 

If you use a palm grip, then you'll often need a larger mouse or you'll find the mouse is too small and uncomfortable to use. Smaller mice might only cater to claw grip and won't be suitable, so this is an important point of consideration before you buy. 

Most modern gaming mice sport somewhere between six and eight buttons. These usually include the left and right buttons, mouse wheel, two side buttons and maybe a couple of DPI level buttons.

This setup might be enough for most gamers - especially if you're mostly playing FPS games. But if you are more of a MOBA, MMO or RPG gamer then you might like to consider a mouse with more buttons. That'll make life easier to carry out actions, combine in-game abilities and generally win. 

Having more buttons isn't always better though. We've found some mice offer buttons on both sides of the frame, but that can be problematic as you might accidentally activate these buttons when you don't mean to, which can be a real pain. So think about which buttons you need and whether you actually need more before you commit to a purchase. 

The latest trend for gaming mice is to shed as much weight as possible and offer up large super slick PTFE areas to help you game. These lightweight mice mean you can run a low DPI but still flick them about quickly and easily. Pro players swear by these mice. They obviously have the added bonus of reducing any aches or fatigue you might otherwise get with heavier mice. 

One downside though is the lighter mice often feel cheap, sound hollow and aren't as feature-rich. If you prefer your mouse to have a bit of heft and a premium solid build quality then there's nothing wrong with that. Some of the heavier mice also have a lot more to offer, not just RGB but more buttons, wireless connectivity and more. 

Obviously, there's a lot to consider when buying a gaming mouse. Trying to find the right one for you can be tricky as there are all sorts of mice in all manner of shapes and sizes with different specs and features on offer. It can be hard to know what matters or what you'll like. 

You'll find all gaming mice have a number of specs worth paying attention to. These include max acceleration and max speed numbers. Usually the higher these numbers the better. Along with a good sensor, these specs ensure good tracking and accurate representation of your mouse movements and the ability to keep up with your quick flicks. 

You'll also find the best mice often have insanely high DPI levels. Many of Logitech's mice, for example, boast as much as 25,600 DPI. The company says that its sensors and these DPI levels allow the mouse to "...accurately track movement at the sub-micron level (1 micron = 1 millionth of a meter, or 0.000001m). Without compromising on accuracy."

Realistically, most gamers will find that 25,000 DPI is far too much for standard use. Indeed even the pro gamers will opt for lower DPI, lightweight mice or set their mice to low DPI levels. Still having a good DPI range offers a lot of flexibility. 

There are three main grip types - palm grip, claw grip and fingertip grip. Some mice are designed to cater to all types while others are only suitable for one or two. SteelSeries has a nice guide to the different grip types and that's worth reading if you don't know how your hold your mouse already. 

If you use a palm grip, then you'll often need a larger mouse or you'll find the mouse is too small and uncomfortable to use. Smaller mice might only cater to claw grip and won't be suitable, so this is an important point of consideration before you buy. 

Most modern gaming mice sport somewhere between six and eight buttons. These usually include the left and right buttons, mouse wheel, two side buttons and maybe a couple of DPI level buttons.

This setup might be enough for most gamers - especially if you're mostly playing FPS games. But if you are more of a MOBA, MMO or RPG gamer then you might like to consider a mouse with more buttons. That'll make life easier to carry out actions, combine in-game abilities and generally win. 

Having more buttons isn't always better though. We've found some mice offer buttons on both sides of the frame, but that can be problematic as you might accidentally activate these buttons when you don't mean to, which can be a real pain. So think about which buttons you need and whether you actually need more before you commit to a purchase. 

The latest trend for gaming mice is to shed as much weight as possible and offer up large super slick PTFE areas to help you game. These lightweight mice mean you can run a low DPI but still flick them about quickly and easily. Pro players swear by these mice. They obviously have the added bonus of reducing any aches or fatigue you might otherwise get with heavier mice. 

One downside though is the lighter mice often feel cheap, sound hollow and aren't as feature-rich. If you prefer your mouse to have a bit of heft and a premium solid build quality then there's nothing wrong with that. Some of the heavier mice also have a lot more to offer, not just RGB but more buttons, wireless connectivity and more. 

Obviously, there's a lot to consider when buying a gaming mouse. Trying to find the right one for you can be tricky as there are all sorts of mice in all manner of shapes and sizes with different specs and features on offer. It can be hard to know what matters or what you'll like. 

You'll find all gaming mice have a number of specs worth paying attention to. These include max acceleration and max speed numbers. Usually the higher these numbers the better. Along with a good sensor, these specs ensure good tracking and accurate representation of your mouse movements and the ability to keep up with your quick flicks. 

You'll also find the best mice often have insanely high DPI levels. Many of Logitech's mice, for example, boast as much as 25,600 DPI. The company says that its sensors and these DPI levels allow the mouse to "...accurately track movement at the sub-micron level (1 micron = 1 millionth of a meter, or 0.000001m). Without compromising on accuracy."

Realistically, most gamers will find that 25,000 DPI is far too much for standard use. Indeed even the pro gamers will opt for lower DPI, lightweight mice or set their mice to low DPI levels. Still having a good DPI range offers a lot of flexibility. 

There are three main grip types - palm grip, claw grip and fingertip grip. Some mice are designed to cater to all types while others are only suitable for one or two. SteelSeries has a nice guide to the different grip types and that's worth reading if you don't know how your hold your mouse already. 

If you use a palm grip, then you'll often need a larger mouse or you'll find the mouse is too small and uncomfortable to use. Smaller mice might only cater to claw grip and won't be suitable, so this is an important point of consideration before you buy. 

Most modern gaming mice sport somewhere between six and eight buttons. These usually include the left and right buttons, mouse wheel, two side buttons and maybe a couple of DPI level buttons.

This setup might be enough for most gamers - especially if you're mostly playing FPS games. But if you are more of a MOBA, MMO or RPG gamer then you might like to consider a mouse with more buttons. That'll make life easier to carry out actions, combine in-game abilities and generally win. 

Having more buttons isn't always better though. We've found some mice offer buttons on both sides of the frame, but that can be problematic as you might accidentally activate these buttons when you don't mean to, which can be a real pain. So think about which buttons you need and whether you actually need more before you commit to a purchase. 

The latest trend for gaming mice is to shed as much weight as possible and offer up large super slick PTFE areas to help you game. These lightweight mice mean you can run a low DPI but still flick them about quickly and easily. Pro players swear by these mice. They obviously have the added bonus of reducing any aches or fatigue you might otherwise get with heavier mice. 

One downside though is the lighter mice often feel cheap, sound hollow and aren't as feature-rich. If you prefer your mouse to have a bit of heft and a premium solid build quality then there's nothing wrong with that. Some of the heavier mice also have a lot more to offer, not just RGB but more buttons, wireless connectivity and more. 

Obviously, there's a lot to consider when buying a gaming mouse. Trying to find the right one for you can be tricky as there are all sorts of mice in all manner of shapes and sizes with different specs and features on offer. It can be hard to know what matters or what you'll like. 

You'll find all gaming mice have a number of specs worth paying attention to. These include max acceleration and max speed numbers. Usually the higher these numbers the better. Along with a good sensor, these specs ensure good tracking and accurate representation of your mouse movements and the ability to keep up with your quick flicks. 

You'll also find the best mice often have insanely high DPI levels. Many of Logitech's mice, for example, boast as much as 25,600 DPI. The company says that its sensors and these DPI levels allow the mouse to "...accurately track movement at the sub-micron level (1 micron = 1 millionth of a meter, or 0.000001m). Without compromising on accuracy."

Realistically, most gamers will find that 25,000 DPI is far too much for standard use. Indeed even the pro gamers will opt for lower DPI, lightweight mice or set their mice to low DPI levels. Still having a good DPI range offers a lot of flexibility. 

There are three main grip types - palm grip, claw grip and fingertip grip. Some mice are designed to cater to all types while others are only suitable for one or two. SteelSeries has a nice guide to the different grip types and that's worth reading if you don't know how your hold your mouse already. 

If you use a palm grip, then you'll often need a larger mouse or you'll find the mouse is too small and uncomfortable to use. Smaller mice might only cater to claw grip and won't be suitable, so this is an important point of consideration before you buy. 

Most modern gaming mice sport somewhere between six and eight buttons. These usually include the left and right buttons, mouse wheel, two side buttons and maybe a couple of DPI level buttons.

This setup might be enough for most gamers - especially if you're mostly playing FPS games. But if you are more of a MOBA, MMO or RPG gamer then you might like to consider a mouse with more buttons. That'll make life easier to carry out actions, combine in-game abilities and generally win. 

Having more buttons isn't always better though. We've found some mice offer buttons on both sides of the frame, but that can be problematic as you might accidentally activate these buttons when you don't mean to, which can be a real pain. So think about which buttons you need and whether you actually need more before you commit to a purchase. 

The latest trend for gaming mice is to shed as much weight as possible and offer up large super slick PTFE areas to help you game. These lightweight mice mean you can run a low DPI but still flick them about quickly and easily. Pro players swear by these mice. They obviously have the added bonus of reducing any aches or fatigue you might otherwise get with heavier mice. 

One downside though is the lighter mice often feel cheap, sound hollow and aren't as feature-rich. If you prefer your mouse to have a bit of heft and a premium solid build quality then there's nothing wrong with that. Some of the heavier mice also have a lot more to offer, not just RGB but more buttons, wireless connectivity and more. 

Obviously, there's a lot to consider when buying a gaming mouse. Trying to find the right one for you can be tricky as there are all sorts of mice in all manner of shapes and sizes with different specs and features on offer. It can be hard to know what matters or what you'll like. 

You'll find all gaming mice have a number of specs worth paying attention to. These include max acceleration and max speed numbers. Usually the higher these numbers the better. Along with a good sensor, these specs ensure good tracking and accurate representation of your mouse movements and the ability to keep up with your quick flicks. 

You'll also find the best mice often have insanely high DPI levels. Many of Logitech's mice, for example, boast as much as 25,600 DPI. The company says that its sensors and these DPI levels allow the mouse to "...accurately track movement at the sub-micron level (1 micron = 1 millionth of a meter, or 0.000001m). Without compromising on accuracy."

Realistically, most gamers will find that 25,000 DPI is far too much for standard use. Indeed even the pro gamers will opt for lower DPI, lightweight mice or set their mice to low DPI levels. Still having a good DPI range offers a lot of flexibility. 

There are three main grip types - palm grip, claw grip and fingertip grip. Some mice are designed to cater to all types while others are only suitable for one or two. SteelSeries has a nice guide to the different grip types and that's worth reading if you don't know how your hold your mouse already. 

If you use a palm grip, then you'll often need a larger mouse or you'll find the mouse is too small and uncomfortable to use. Smaller mice might only cater to claw grip and won't be suitable, so this is an important point of consideration before you buy. 

Most modern gaming mice sport somewhere between six and eight buttons. These usually include the left and right buttons, mouse wheel, two side buttons and maybe a couple of DPI level buttons.

This setup might be enough for most gamers - especially if you're mostly playing FPS games. But if you are more of a MOBA, MMO or RPG gamer then you might like to consider a mouse with more buttons. That'll make life easier to carry out actions, combine in-game abilities and generally win. 

Having more buttons isn't always better though. We've found some mice offer buttons on both sides of the frame, but that can be problematic as you might accidentally activate these buttons when you don't mean to, which can be a real pain. So think about which buttons you need and whether you actually need more before you commit to a purchase. 

The latest trend for gaming mice is to shed as much weight as possible and offer up large super slick PTFE areas to help you game. These lightweight mice mean you can run a low DPI but still flick them about quickly and easily. Pro players swear by these mice. They obviously have the added bonus of reducing any aches or fatigue you might otherwise get with heavier mice. 

One downside though is the lighter mice often feel cheap, sound hollow and aren't as feature-rich. If you prefer your mouse to have a bit of heft and a premium solid build quality then there's nothing wrong with that. Some of the heavier mice also have a lot more to offer, not just RGB but more buttons, wireless connectivity and more. 

Elk product in deze lijst is getest in levensechte situaties, net zoals u het in uw dagelijks leven zou gebruiken. We hebben met deze muizen gespeeld, we hebben ermee gewerkt, we hebben alle verschillende instellingen geprobeerd, we hebben macros opgenomen en de verschillende acties uitgeprobeerd.

We hebben ook uren besteed aan het spelen en werken met verschillende spellen om ervoor te zorgen dat ze werken zoals het hoort en je niet teleurstellen. Terwijl je alle instellingen doorzoekt om te zien wat het beste werkt.

We hebben vervolgens de beste geselecteerd op basis van alle functies en de prijs om ervoor te zorgen dat het ook een goede prijs-kwaliteitverhouding heeft.

In al onze kopersgidsen hebben we de neiging om de spec-vergelijkingen en marketingspiel over te slaan; we willen alleen een gemakkelijk te begrijpen recensie geven die u een idee geeft van hoe het zal zijn om te gebruiken.

Onze uitspraken zijn beknopt, maar dit is in het belang van de beknoptheid - u kunt er zeker van zijn dat alle dingen op deze lijst volledig zijn getest.

In al onze gidsen zijn er ook tal van modellen die we niet halen.

Geschreven door Adrian Willings.