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So, gaming mice. There are about a Godzillion out there, and every last one of them is promising to make you a better gamer. The truth is, your mouse is a hygiene factor. That is, one that isn’t good enough will hurt you, but once you hit that threshold, further improvement won’t get you any real benefit. That said, there’s a lot that goes into “good enough” for a serious gamer, and many so-called “gaming mice” just don’t measure up. Today we’ll be taking a look at the Corsair Vengeance M60 mouse, and using it to examine what matters in a gaming mouse. No fancy multi-layered cardboard sarcophagus here, just a basic plastic clam shell that shows the mouse front and center. This approach also lets you get your hands around the mouse for a first approximation of the feel without opening it; useful if you find it in a bricks-and-mortar store rather than online. On the back, they list off some of the mouse’s features. The list is actually fairly comprehensive, but the need to print everything in English and French means the text is rather tiny. Not the most attractive result, but this is one of those problems there just isn’t a good solution for.
I'll be the first to admit it: first-person shooters are not my forte. My main point of contention is that everyone else always just seemed to be, well, better at them than me, particularly when it came down to aiming. Of course, some of this is due to genetic predisposition - not everyone can be blessed with incredible reflexes. But the tools at your disposal are almost equally important. Enter the Corsair Vengeance M60 ($69.99 list), a gaming mouse designed to bring out the killer in you. Designed with first-person shooters in mind, the M60 sports a dedicated sniper button that instantly lowers your DPI for maximum precision, allows for sensitivity adjustment on the fly, and boasts a cool, Blade-Runner-esque design. The M60 sports an eye-catching, futuristic look. Its contour shape resembles an alien's head, with an opening in the back that reveals a metallic frame. It's almost elegant in its simplicity. Unlike the plethora of buttons crammed onto the Mad Catz Cyborg M.M.O. 7 Gaming Mouse ($159 street, 3.5 stars), the inclusion of a dedicated "sniper" button in the thumb cradle is the M60's only embellishment beyond a standard gaming mouse. Like the pinky rest, the thumb cradle bears a slightly rougher texture than the top of the mouse to provide a better grip.
Continuing on with our review of the K60 keyboard, we have its companion, the M60 mouse - an FPS-orientated gaming peripheral from Corsair as part of its Vengeance series. The M60 maintains the build quality set out in all of the Vengeance range, with brushed aluminum and a solid design and build quality throughout. The FPS emphasis with the Corsair M60 only really brings two major features with it, but these are important none-the-less. To begin with, a rundown of the important specifications. The M60 is a right-handed mouse with an aluminum frame and scroll wheel, a variable on-the-fly 5700 DPI laser sensor, 1000Hz polling rate, large PTFE feet, a 'Sniper' button and adjustable weights. The two major features of the M60 are the latter. The adjustable weights are not a single compartment, but separated across three; two at the front and one at the back. This allows for the center of gravity to be switched and it does make for an odd experience at first (the fact I noticed a difference is impressive enough). The Sniper feature is not exactly new, since I first reviewed something similar with the Mad Catz R.A.T.7., but Corsair improves things by making the button much larger and far easier to press.
Gaming mice as a peripheral aren't typically an item that is too high up on the food chain for some of the biggest computer part manufacturers. The main reason behind this is that PC gamers are possibly the hardest group of gamers to please. How do I know this, because I am one? Think of the gaming mouse as the one and only sword an immortal uses to take another immortals head. You don't use just any sword; you use “your” sword just like you'd use only your specific gaming mouse in fragging and bagging some fool in your game of choice. Because of the specifics required for such a tool the market for gaming mice has been rather small ever since the inaugural “gaming mouse” came about. The main reason behind this is that a gamer will get a specific feel for a mouse and never wants to deviate from that feel. A perfect example of this is the Logitech MX 510/518. These mice came out in 2003 and are still the standard for all gaming mice 9 years later. I know gamers that still buy these on a regular basis regardless of price and availability. Why, do you ask; because they love the specific feel and have no desire to adjust to the physical characteristics of a new mouse? I'm no different.
Corsair is a popular company when it comes to power supplies, RAM, and cases, but a recent exploration to the "dark side" has lead Corsair to their Vengeance product releases. The series contains a couple keyboards, a couple mice, and currently three headsets to choose from in their lineup. So if you've always been a fan of corsair products, it's time to literally get your hands on some serious gaming gear. Combining superior responsiveness, precise accuracy, and reliable controls, the Corsair Vengeance series claims to allow you to perform at you highest level. The M60 is an enthusiast grade 5700 DPI laser sensor mouse designed to change the way we game. Being optimized for first person shooters, the ergonomic design has a dedicated sniper button to temporarily reduce your DPI settings for more of an accurate lock on those headshots. With a total of 8 programmable buttons you can demolish all your friends all night long. The Vengeance K60 is yet another mechanical keyboard designed for performance gaming. With Cherry MX Red key switches (most of you are starting to know the different switch types) you can imagine the sensitivity and low operating force everyone loves. The response rate is ultra-fast and responds in a predictable linear pattern unlike other types of keys on the market.
This Corsair Vengeance M60 mouse represents the next step for Corsair – peripherals. Specifically, high-end peripherals designed for the gamer who's prepared to pay a little more for a rugged build and enhanced usability. The Vengeance M60 FPS gaming mouse is a prime example of that – premium components, eight-button functionality, and all the extras like adjustable DPI buttons and a mega-low DPI 'sniper' button that's rapidly becoming the standard for a gaming rodent. Corsair has a pretty impressive pedigree across a number of fields. The Californian company started out producing L2 cache modules, and today it's still go-to guy for performance RAM like the Vengeance and Dominator DDR3 ranges. In recent times we've seen speaker systems, power supplies, PC chassis and USB flash drives all bearing the Corsair name, and by and large it signals a mark of the highest quality. The specs for this new mouse are impressive, but can Corsair really pull off a flawless debut into the mouse market with the Corsair Vengeance M60? Perhaps unsurprisingly, the answer's yes.
The Corsair Vengeance M60 gaming mouse is one of two gaming mice from Corsair, the other being the Corsair Vengeance M90. The Vengeance M60 has a maximum DPI of 5700, and comes with two extra programmable keys, apart from a ‘Sniper' button, and two realtime DPI adjustment buttons. The M60 also has a weighted metal scroll wheel, lighting options, three adjustable weights, and a brushed aluminium chassis. It comes with a 1.8 metre cable. The Vengeance M60 is priced at Rs. 2,650, not too bad for a gaming mouse, but once again (like the K60 and K90 duo), its slightly better endowed sibling, the Vengeance M90, is priced at a marginally higher Rs. 3,200. So, while the price difference might not make you think twice about buying the more expensive M90, we suggest you get the M60 anyway – unless you want the 7 additional programmable buttons on it, which could actually clutter up the space, and result in unintended presses, unless actively being used. The M90 also has an \"on-the-go” profile adjustment feature, which lets you switch between user preset settings even in the middle of game. Notably, the Vengeance M60 comes with a 2-year warranty.
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