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Gaming Mouse Holiday Gift Guide

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'Tis the season and everyone is looking for that perfect gift so we put together a buyer's guide to help.

Picking out the right gift can be tough, there are a lot of great gaming gadgets and peripherals but it can be difficult to narrow down what you are looking for. If you have a gamer on your holiday gift list then this buyers guide is here to help you.If you have a gamer on your list who is looking for a new gaming mouse here are five gaming mouse's to consider this holiday season.

Razer Naga Chroma MMO Gaming Mouse

Brand: Razer

Approximate Price: $61 USD on Amazon or $80 USD on Razer

The Razer Naga Chroma MMO gaming mouse is a great buy for that gamer on your holiday list. It is considered the world's most precise gaming mouse sensor with 16,000 DPI (Dot per inch), which means faster response time during match play. The Razer Naga has nineteen fully programmable buttons which include's 12 mechanical thumb grid buttons which give's you the power of a keyboard in the palm of your hand. It is a great ergonomic mouse that has a great feel in your hand for gaming. So, the Razor Naga Chroma MMO gaming mouse is a great choice for a gaming mouse.

Razer has a verity of great peripherals so if your gamer prefers FPS titles you may consider The Razer Mamba or Death Adder both of which feature simpler designs but the same 16,000 DPI sensors for precision gaming. For those left-handed gamers, the Razer Taipan is an ambidextrous design that still offers a gaming experience with an 8200dpi 4G laser sensor and buttons on both sides of the mouse. 


 Logitech G502 Proteus Spectrum

Brand: Logitech

Approximate Price: $50 USD on Amazon  or $80 USD on Logitech

The Logitech G502 Proteus Spectrum is as a great gaming mouse for the gamer in your life. This mouse has some great features like surface turning calibration, eleven programmable buttons, and on the fly DPI adjustments for faster reaction times. Players can adjust the weight of the mouse for a custom feel and adjust their DPI  between 200 and 12,000 DPI. They can also customize the RGB lighting and button macros through Logitech's gaming software.The Logitech G502 Proteus Spectrum is great gaming mouse to choose this holiday season.

 Speedlink Prime Z-DW

Brand: Speedlink

Approximate Price: $20 USD on Amazon

The Speedlink Prime Z-DW is great budget gaming mouse for someone who is on a budget this holiday season. It is a great ergonomic mouse with eight programmable buttons for whatever your gaming needs are. The Speedlink Prime Z-DW has a zero-response time buttons so a lag free reaction time to when you press that configured button. It offers good performance for the price so if you are on a budget then this the mouse for you.

 G.Skill Ripjaws MX780

Brand: G.skill

Approximate Price: $47 USD on Amazon or $70 USD on G.Skill

The G.skill Ripjaws MX780 is another great find for a gaming mouse for that special gamer in your life. This mouse has a lot of great things about it. To name a few an on-board profile storage up to five different profile's for any game that you might be playing, eight fully programmable buttons, and an ambidextrous design with interchangeable side grips for left handed players. Players can also adjust the weights and palm rest to customize fit their hand for comfort. It offers a 8200 DPI so it is very accurate.  The G.skill Ripjaws MX780 is great for the gamer who prefers ambidextrous design or plays with their left hand and finds general mouse design uncomfortable


Brand: Utechsmart

Approximate Price: $29 USD on Newegg

The Utechsmart Venus MMO gaming mouse is another great budget gaming mouse and is a mouse I personally use for my gaming needs. I love the 12 programmable buttons, especially when playing a game such as Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls. It has a great reaction time while playing MMO's and MOBA's. I like the design of the mouse and would recommend to anyone looking a budget gaming mouse.