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We've reviewed 15 Razer mice. Razer is known for their gaming accessories, and they have a wide range of mice designed with gaming in mind. They're generally well-built and have an emphasis on performance and customizability. These are the best Razer mice that we've reviewed that you can buy.

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  1. Best Wireless Razer Mouse

    8.3
    Office/Multimedia
    8.8
    Video Games (FPS)
    8.2
    Video Games (MMO)
    8.7
    Ultra-Light Gaming
    7.7
    Travel
    Connectivity Wireless
    Type
    Standard

    The best Razer mouse with a wireless connection that we've tested is the Razer Viper Ultimate. It's impressive for gaming and feels very well-built. It's well-suited for a fingertip or claw grip thanks to its fairly low-profile and short design. Should you choose to use it wired, the included cable is Razer's newer micro-USB cable which is much less rigid and stiff than the cable shipped with older Razer mice. However, it's easy to always keep the battery charged up, as it comes with an easy charging cradle. The performance is outstanding, with a low CPI error, a very wide and adjustable CPI range, and extremely low click latency.

    Unfortunately, it's quite expensive, and some may not be ready to make that kind of investment. It also isn't the best choice for people with very large hands for claw or palm grip, while smaller hands will have a tough time with a fingertip grip. Some people also may not like its straight, ambidextrous design. If you prefer a more ergonomic, slanted shape, check out the Razer Basilisk Ultimate, which is basically the same mouse but with a different shape. Overall, the Viper Ultimate is among the best mice we've tested and is likely to please anyone who doesn't mind spending a few extra bucks to get the best Razer mouse.

    See our review

  2. Most Versatile Razer Mouse

    7.3
    Office/Multimedia
    7.8
    Video Games (FPS)
    8.8
    Video Games (MMO)
    6.4
    Ultra-Light Gaming
    5.0
    Travel
    Connectivity Wired
    Type
    Standard

    The most versatile Razer mouse that we've tested is the Razer Naga Trinity. Whether you play FPS games or MMO games, this unique wired-only mouse will fit your needs thanks to its three swappable side panels. One has a two-button FPS layout, one has a seven-button circular layout, and the last one has a 12-button grid layout which can actually give you 20 total buttons if you set a HyperShift button with it. It has great ergonomics, and it feels sturdy and very well-built with only a slight rattle from the scroll wheel. Its click latency is remarkably low and should feel very responsive to competitive gamers, and the CPI range is very wide and adjustable.

    Sadly, since it's quite big and best suited for large hands, people with small hands may struggle to reach the buttons with any grip type. Also, its braided cable isn't very flexible, and it maintains kinks from being folded in its packaging. Although it has a wide CPI range, the sensor tends to undershoot its set CPI, so it isn't always perfectly accurate. Nonetheless, it's versatile and is among the best gaming mice we've tested.

    See our review

  3. Best Budget Razer Mouse

    7.2
    Office/Multimedia
    8.7
    Video Games (FPS)
    7.7
    Video Games (MMO)
    9.0
    Ultra-Light Gaming
    5.1
    Travel
    Connectivity Wired
    Type
    Standard

    The best Razer mouse in the budget category that we've tested is the Razer Viper Mini. Its shape and design are practically identical to the Razer Viper Ultimate but with a smaller, very lightweight, and wired design. It performs very well for the price with its excellent sensor that feels precise and responsive and its low click latency. It feels very well-built, and unlike other mice that weigh around the same, it doesn't have a honeycomb design through its body and still features RGB lighting.

    Unfortunately, its max CPI is much lower than most Razer mice, and it's adjustable by steps of 100 instead of 50. It may be a bit too small for people with larger hands. If you find it uncomfortably small, you may want to check out the original Razer Viper wired mouse, though it uses Razer's older cable which is much more stiff and rigid. Overall, the Mini is an impressive mouse, especially considering the price.

    See our review

Compared to other brands


  • Great customization options. All of Razer's mice are compatible with their Razer Synapse software, allowing you to change your CPI, polling rate, button mapping, and RGB lighting settings if the mouse supports this. Unfortunately, the software isn't compatible with macOS, so unless your mouse has onboard memory, you'll be stuck with default button settings.
  • Great build quality. Razer mice typically feel quite well-built and durable. There are no loose or wobbly parts, and the buttons are clicky and responsive.
  • Stiff cable. Razer's wired mice typically use a stiff and rigid cable that maintains a lot of kinks and can be bothersome. Newer Razer mice have a significantly better cable that's a lot less stiff, and is actually among the best cables we've tested.

Overall, Razer makes good gaming mice that are some of the best-performing mice we've tested. They make a wide range of mice in different sizes, styles, and price points, so you should be able to find one that suits you regardless of your preferred style or budget. Unlike other companies that make mice for a wide range of uses, Razer primarily focuses on gaming and all of their mice feature high performance and customizability, and most have RGB lighting.

Conclusion

Razer specializes in making great gaming accessories, and their mice are no exception. Their products are generally quite well-built and offer good performance and customization options; if you're looking for a good gaming mouse, you likely won't' go wrong with most options from Razer.

If you aren't only loyal to Razer and want to see our overall mouse recommendations, check out our picks for the best mice, the best gaming mice, and the best wireless mice.

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