A mouse may not be the first thing that you think about when you are thinking about optimising your setup for a better gaming experience, however, you definitely should as having a great mouse at hand could be the difference that you need to dominate in your favourite game.

Check out what we consider to be the best of these mice for the year of 2017:

Corsair Glaive RGB

The Glaive RGB from Corsair is an awesome little mouse that hits all the right notes, including full three-zone RGB lighting, a Pixart 3367 sensor, DPI status lights, Omron switches, and even interchangeable thumb grips of all things.

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Corsair Sabre

The Corsair Sabre is another fantastic mouse from Corsair, it doesn’t feature those interchangable grips, however, it does have all the RGB lighting that you could want with an impressive sensor and a cheaper price tag.

BUY FROM AMAZON – FROM £45

Logitech G900 Chaos Spectrum

Logitech make some of the best mice in the market and the gaming segment is no different. The Logitech G900 Chaos Spectrum is one mouse that is widely considered to be the best wireless gaming mouse available, with a 1ms polling rate over a 2.4GHz wireless connection.

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Corsair Harpoon

The Harpoon mouse from Corsair is a great little gaming mouse for those on a budget, featuring a 6000 DPI optical gaming sensor with advanced tracking, a textured rubber side, Omron switches rated for 20 million clicks and multicolour backlighting.

BUY FROM AMAZON – FROM £25

Cougar Minos X3

The Cougar Minos X3 is another budget gaming mouse to choose from, with a DPI of up to 3,200, RGB backlighting, 6 buttons, OMRON switches, and an on-the-fly DPI switcher.

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SteelSeries Rival 500

If you love buttons then the SteelSeries Rival 500 is the gaming mouse for you, featuring 14 buttons, a DPI of 10,000 – 16,000, and RGB buttons.

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Razer Naga Hex V2

The Razer Naga Hex V2 is another mouse with a few more buttons than usual, but possibly more useful buttons than the previous mouse, featuring a button layout that is designed specificaly for MOBA and MMO gamers. It also has a 6,000 DPI 5G laser sensor, and DPI switch buttons.

BUY FROM AMAZON – FROM £77

Logitech G502 Proteus Spectrum

The Logitech G502 Proteus Spectrum has been designed with customisation in mind with 11 programmable buttons and controls as well as customizable lighting from a palette of 16.8 million colours, 5 on-the-fly adjustable DPI settings, and 3 on-board profiles.

BUY FROM AMAZON – FROM £55

SteelSeries Rival 700

The SteelSeries Rival 700 changes things up slightly with a side mounted OLED display for beaming infromation from supported games or just for looping GIFs.

BUY FROM AMAZON – FROM £69

Razer DeathAdder Elite

Razer designed the DeathAdder Elite with eSports in mind, featuring a 16,000 dpi sensor and Razer Mechanical mouse switches for up to 450 IPS / 50 g acceleration. It also has an ergonomic right-handed design with textured rubber side grips

BUY FROM AMAZON – FROM £77

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